// Andy Pettitte

Ryan Dempster Solid, but Red Sox Offense Sputters Against Yankees

The Boston Red Sox entered Thursday night’s game with their first 2-0 start to the season since 1999, and the New York Yankees were on sweep-watch in the first series of the season. However, Andy Pettitte had other plans for the Red Sox batters. Pettitte appeared to come out with some nerves to start and […]

David Ortiz Won’t Make the Hall of Fame

Despite hitting the disabled list, David Ortiz has had another monster season to add to his resume. Already achieving an eleventh consecutive season with at least 20 home runs and making his eighth overall All-Star appearance this year, Ortiz’s 2012 campaign can already be labeled an individual success. At the ripe old age of 36, […]

Pawtucket Red Sox Update, Week 5: Daisuke Dominant in Return

It was quite an exciting week for the Pawtucket Red Sox. After slipping just out of first place due to a 1-7 slide, the Sox roared back with four wins in four days in four different cities to reclaim the penthouse. McCoy Stadium hosted another rehab on Monday, with Daisuke Matsuzaka making his first start […]

Poll: Andy Pettitte Retirement

Andy Pettitte of the New York Yankees will reportedly announce his retirement Friday. After 16 years in the majors, he finishes with a 240-138 record and a 3.88 ERA. We have to ask…

Yanks Lefty Andy Pettitte to Announce Retirement

As if the awesome offseason grabs by the Sox and the losing bid for Cliff Lee wasn’t enough, some salt to the Yankees’ wounds is about to be added when lefty Andy Pettitte will announce his retirement on Friday, according to WEEI’s Jerry Spar. The 16 year vet has a career ERA of 3.88, and […]

Lowrie Powers Red Sox Past Yankees in Slugfest

Josh Beckett entered Friday night’s game looking to chase the demons and beat the Yankees on their own turf. With a heavy curveball and a low-90′s fastball with movement, Beckett stymied the Yanks through the first five innings, allowing just one run on a Curtis Granderson blast in the third. As has been the case […]

Sports Illustrated Cover Jinx? We Hope So, For the Yankees

Finally, the Red Sox catch a break. We hope. The New York Yankees “Core Four” (Derek Jeter, Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada and Mariano Rivera), are set to appear on this week’s cover of Sports Illustrated. The SI cover has been known to jinx and bring unfortunate situations to whoever fills it. To some, this idea […]

Granderson Spoils Lackey Debut With HR in 10th

Despite the difference in payrolls and overall talent, there’s usually not that much separating the Red Sox and Yankees. 2010 is no different, as both teams entered Wednesday night’s game at 1-1. Game 3 of the series and season, of course, was knotted at 1-1 in extra innings when new Yankee Curtis Granderson stepped up to […]

Opening Day 2010 Preview: Red Sox vs. Yankees

Well it’s finally here, Opening Day. Major League Baseball is getting it started the perfect way by having the Yankees and Red Sox square off in the first matchup of the season. Two storied franchises are beginning a new chapter in their historic rival. We’ve previewed the Sox extensively, but now it’s time to see […]

Sox Get Swept, Look Towards Wild Card

The Red Sox came into the series with the hope of stealing the AL East. However, now they will be playing for a Wild Card slot as the Yankees swept the Sox and captured the AL East crown along the way. The win Sunday afternoon gives the Yankees their 11th division title since 1995 and […]

Red Sox-Yankees Live Blog 8-21

FINAL: Yankees 20, Red Sox 11 Entering the night without a win in Fenway Park all season, the Yankees busted out in a big way, putting up 20 runs in a 20-11 win. The Yanks touched Brad Penny for six runs in the first two innings, and scored six more in the fifth to chase […]

My 2009 MLB All-Star Ballot

It’s the time of year again when somehow ESPN believes John Kruk, Steve Phillips, and many other wannabe experts can tell you who should be on the MLB All-Star team. The other night I was trying to catch highlights of an Albert Pujols home run and Baseball Tonight was trying to push the meme of […]

Sorting Through the Steroids Mess

Well it’s nice to be back after a short hiatus, and boy did things ever blow up in the sports world during it. I’d like to thank Alex Rodriguez, Bud Selig, and a whole cast of others for giving me quite the range of items to discuss my thoughts on, and all revolve around one item: […]

The Race to the MLB Playoffs: Week 1

In this new feature, each Friday I’ll be taking a look at the race to win the division as well as the wild card and offer an outlook on the fast-approaching playoffs. Now that August is starting to wind down and Septemeber is looming ahead, the Red Sox still find themselves in second place in […]

Fantasy Wrap-Up: Week 12 (6-16 – 6-22)

With the All-Star break on the horizon, it is time to step back and really look at your team. I mean c’mon people, the season is almost half done. Right now, you need to look through all of your stats and determine what areas need improvement and what trades you have to make. You shouldn’t […]