// Carl Pavano

Red Sox Spring Training Wrap-Up: Opening Weekend

Welcome to Sports of Boston’s Spring Training Wrap-Up! Every week, we’ll recap all the week’s Red Sox spring training games. We’ll mention who looks good, who looks bad, and which minor leaguers just might be making an appearance at Fenway this season. Let’s get things started with Boston’s opening weekend, in which they played split-squad […]

Pavano Slows Down Sox Bats, Helps Twins Win in Target Field Opener

No one can really predict the weather, but for the Minnesota Twins it couldn’t have been any sunnier Monday afternoon. It was their first home game in their new ballpark, Target Field, and the Red Sox were the unlucky ones to stop by to see the unveiling. The Sox just couldn’t get things going and […]

Carl Pavano Traded to Twins

Former Red Sox farmhand Carl Pavano was acquired by the Twins for a player to be named later to help shore up their starting rotation. Pavano, and Tony Armas, Jr., were the two players the Red Sox sent to Montreal in 1997. Though he never pitched a game for the Red Sox, he was hyped […]

Indians Rough Up Masterson, Win 9-2

First, let me address news that Jerry Remy is suffering from complications due to recent lung cancer surgery. I’ve been watching the Red Sox for some 15 years, and about 99% of the games were announced by Remy as the color-commentator. To me, he embodies Red Sox Nation, and he will be sorely missed. I […]

Joe Torre Book: He Wants Attention, Too

When Joe Torre was not brought back to be manager of the New York Yankees after the 2007 season, the common perception was that Joe was wrongly ousted from town; he was a good guy and that the organization had done him wrong. Joe, after all, was the quiet, calm guy who seemed to guide […]

Fantasy Wrap-Up: Week 21 (8-18 – 8-24)

Nelson Cruz Called Up to Play for Rangers Rangers’ OF Nelson Cruz was called up to the majors and will play almost everyday for the rest of the season. In Triple-A, he was absolutely destroying everything he saw with a .342 avg, 37 HR, and 99 RBI. In 96 games last year he hit very […]