// Curt Schilling

View from the Monster: All-Star Special Edition Part I

With the All-Star break upon us, now is a good time to take a look at how 2008 has shaped up for our beloved Red Sox. As we all know, this team led the East most of last year and coasted through the playoff, punctuated by the sweep over the surprising Rockies. To repeat in […]

View from the Monster 6-23

The Red Sox had a great start to the week, taking two of three on the road from one of the Senior Circuit’s better ballclubs in the Phillies. Cole Hamels showed why he is regarded among the best pitchers in the game with a dominating first game performance. He allowed back-to-back home runs to Dustin […]

Sox Go Green But Lose to Cards

In the first game against the St. Louis Cardinals since the 2004 World Series, the Red Sox did not capitalize on opportunities in a 5-4 loss as they did to win the 2004 series. The Sox also received word that Curt Schilling‘s season and career are potentially over after he will undergo surgery on Monday, […]

Curt Schilling Opts For Surgery

Curt Schilling told WEEI’s Dennis and Callahan on Friday that he will opt for surgery Monday. That surgery will end his 2008 season and likely end his career. The 41-year-old right hander is 216-146 in his career with 3,116 strikeouts. He signed a contract in the offseason for $8 million but has yet to toe […]

Red Sox Bot Notes

Schilling Beginning to Throw Boston Red Sox starter Curt Schilling played long toss before Thursday’s game against the Detroit Tigers, continuing his rehabilitation from a shoulder injury. Schilling also tested that shoulder by playing catch on flat ground Tuesday but wasn’t ready to begin throwing off a mound. “He did good. He looked good,” manager […]

Sox and Bartolo Colon agree to Minor League Deal

ESPN.com reports that the Red Sox reached an agreement on a minor league contract with the former 2005 Cy Young Award winner. This could be a good thing for Boston, now without Curt Schilling, the club could use the insurance. Bartolo had an awful 2007 for the Angels, putting up a 6-8 record and a […]

Schilling Gets Cortisone Shot

Curt Schilling has already begun his rehab with the Red Sox, and the first step was to receive a cortisone shot in his shoulder. The Red Sox hope to bring the right handed veteran back before the end of the season. The Sox believe the best way to get Schilling back this season is through […]

Schilling Out Until All-Star Break, Sox Ignore Doc

According to the Boston Herald, the Red Sox have chosen to try the rehabilitation route with Curt Schilling instead of opting for surgery, as recommended by Dr. Craig Morgan. The Red Sox opinion is that if Schilling has surgery, he is effectively done for the year, if he opts for rehabilitation, he could be able […]

Curt Schilling Surgery? Rotator Cuff Tear

With only a week until Spring training begins, it seems as though Curt Schilling’s season may be approaching an end. According to the Boston Herald, Dr. Craig Morgan, who has operated on Schilling’s shoulder before, has recommended surgery to fix a torn rotator cuff. Controversy has ensued over Schilling’s future course of action: The matter […]

Hot Stove: GM Mettings

Curt Schilling’s deal was good all around writes Dan Shaunessy. And I’ve said it before it was a great deal for both sides. The Red Sox keep one of the best post-season pitchers ever to play the game (11-2, 2.23 ERA). And Schilling gets to keep his family and himself home. And with the Red […]

Curt Schilling Resigns with Boston through 2008

Just reported by Buster Olney today at ESPN.com… Curt Schilling and the Boston Red Sox have reached an agreement on a one-year deal worth about $8 million in base salary and another $2 million in potential incentives, ESPN The Magazine’s Buster Olney reports.The agreement is pending Schilling, 40, passing a physical exam. Great news for […]

Curt Schilling Close to Resigning

According to the Associated Press and the Boston Herald Curt Schilling is close to resigning with the Boston Red Sox in an incentive laden deal. Curt Schilling won three games in this post-season. In the regular season Curt Schilling was 9-8 with a 3.87 ERA. A big part of the deal may be Schilling passing […]

Schilling Files for Free Agency

For the first time in Schillings career he has gone to free agency.¬†Officially it happened Tuesday¬†October 30th. Curt Schilling is 40 years old. And in baseball today it hardly seems old at all. He still has a competive edge and even when he only throws a 83 mph fastball he still has the¬†smarts and guile […]

Red Sox Sweep Angels and Move Onto ALCS

The L.A. Angels of Anaheim might have had the best pitching staff coming into the playoffs. The might have had one of the most dynamic offenses. I guess the Red Sox hadn’t heard. Because the Red Sox swept the Angels in three games and barely gave them a fighting chance. Curt Schilling worked seven dominant […]

In Game Schilling vs Clemens: Battle of the Oldies

Jacoby has stolen six bases already in his 14 days in Boston. His 162 average would be 69 stolen bases. He won’t do that but half of that is great. Hopefully more. Joe Torre said Joba Chamberlain is available for 2-3 innings tonight. That seems like a lot but Torre is notorious for overworking his […]