// Derek Lowe

Derek Lowe Announces His Retirement

Long-time major league pitcher Derek Lowe has retired from the game after 17 seasons. Said Lowe, “I’m officially no longer going to play the game…But I was able to play 17 years on some pretty cool teams and win a World Series. So, everyone’s got to stop playing at some point, and this is my […]

Red Sox Bats Silenced in 7-0 Loss to Texas Rangers

The Red Sox fell out of their groove, getting shut out by the Texas Rangers on Friday night by the score of 7-0. Red Sox starter Felix Doubront had a horrible outing, going 3.2 innings while giving up 12 hits, 6 runs, and only striking out 2. Rangers starter Derek Holland silenced the Red Sox […]

Derek Lowe’s 2004 World Series Ring Stolen from Florida Home

Derek Lowe was one of the true heroes during the Red Sox World Series run in 2004. He did things no one, including him, will ever forget. Well, hopefully Lowe has a good memory, because the most important momento from that team’s win, his World Series ring, was recently stolen from his Fort Myers home, […]

Jason Varitek to Announce Retirement Thursday

After fifteen seasons, three All-Star appearances, and two World Series trophies with the Boston Red Sox, Jason Varitek will retire at the age of 39, Peter Abraham reports.

Results Mixed for Previous Relievers-Turned-Starters

Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine and GM Ben Cherington announced last week that RHP Daniel Bard will be used as a starter in Spring Training, to see if he would be a good fit for the rotation on a permanent basis. While I have already stated my reasons why I think that this move […]

Hey Lowell, Why the Long Face?

Over the past week or so, it’s been made abundantly clear that Mike Lowell is no longer happy in Boston.  It’s sad, but who can blame him?  Lowell has been fighting injury and giving his all to the Red Sox since 2006, and his efforts have not gone unnoticed.  There’s a reason Red Sox Nation […]

TGIF: Baseball’s Second Half Studs

The season is half over and you have some decisions to make. If you are low on the totem pole and need to make a run at the playoffs, then clearly the team you have now needs some adjusting. Searching free agency and looking for potential trades can be a stressful endeavor. The important thing to […]

Beckett Tosses Shutout Against Braves

The Red Sox welcomed back old friend Derek Lowe, who left after helping the Red Sox win their first world series since 1918 back in 2004. Lowe moved onto the Dodgers and then the Braves, and has never pitched against the Red Sox in his career. He pitched pretty well Saturday night, allowing three runs on […]

Derek Lowe Returns to Fenway with Braves

John Smoltz is ready to come back anytime and it seems the only obstacle is making a move to get him a roster and rotation spot. The Red Sox decided against putting Smoltz in a position to make his Red Sox debut his former team, the Braves. With Daisuke Matsuzaka, Josh Beckett, and Tim Wakefield […]

How to Fix the Yankees 2009 Roster

The Yankees have quite a bit of holes to fill this offseason. Simply put their hitting last year was abysmal (partially due to injuries, but also some guys aging) and their starting pitching had so many injuries that they relied much too much on Sidney Ponson. Their fielding has sunk to a really poor level […]

Fantasy Wrap Up: Week 10 (6-2 – 6-8)

Well, what can we say after ten long weeks of fantasy play? Braves 3B Chipper Jones is still hitting over .400 (.420). That is something we didn’t see coming. Braves 3B Chipper Jones missed Sunday’s game due to injury. That is something we saw coming from a mile away. The injury isn’t considered serious and he […]