// Dennis Eckersley

Pedro Martinez Number Retired, Fenway Celebrates

Fans at Fenway Park had the opportunity to see Pedro Martinez, one of the greatest pitchers not only in Red Sox history, but in Baseball history get his number 45 retired during a pre-game ceremony Tuesday night. The event took place just prior to the Red Sox facing the Chicago White Sox. The recent Hall […]

1984 Classic: Dennis Eckersley and Jerry Remy Pose for Playgirl

Once again, I thought I had seen everything until Baseball Prospectus released this hilarious gem recently. Apparently, posing for Playgirl was popular among major league baseball players in the 80’s. Among those featured, none raised more eyebrows in the Boston area than Hall of Fame pitcher Dennis Eckerseley and Red Sox mainstay Jerry Remy. The 80’s […]

Red Sox on Wrong End of Walk-off

If nothing else, this season has been full of drama for the Red Sox. This time, it was another trough rather than a crest, and the Rays walked off with a win 3-2 in 10 innings. The Sox took the lead in the 4th when Adrian Beltre hit a sac fly following a single from […]

Sox Offense Dominates Early as Smoltz Gets First Win

John Smoltz pitched five strong innings to record his first win in a Red Sox uniform and Kevin Youkilis belted two home runs as the Sox punished Kansas City’s pitching for a 15-9 win. The game was all Boston from the start, as the offense scored nine runs in the first four innings. Youkilis, Jason Varitek and […]