// Dusty Brown

Red Sox, Lester Fall to Rangers 4-2

The Red Sox ended baseball’s unofficial first half in a slump and things haven’t improved in the first series after the All-Star break. The Sox, looking to even the series with the Texas Rangers had their ace Jon Lester on the mound, but dropped the final game 4-2. Dusty Brown, called up from Pawtucket, got […]

Sox Game Not Televised In My Area

So…I listened to Joe Castiglione and the great Dave O’Brien on the radio. They do some fine work, but no TV (the game was apparently on NESN Plus) means no Heidi Watney. Damn Bruins! Anywho, we saw the good, the bad, and the ugly from Josh Beckett. The bad? Allowing six hits and four runs […]

Blue Jays Blow Out Sox AAA Club 12-0

In a game barely worth recapping, the Blue Jays ripped through the Red Sox, winning 12-0 behind ace Roy Halladay. Perhaps making a last pitch (get it?) for the Cy Young Award, Halladay tossed a complete-game, three-hit shutout. While incredible, the start wasn’t very impressive, considering the Red Sox threw out a lineup that included […]

Dice-K Placed on 15-Day DL

Following up on Daisuke Matsuzaka’s MRI and showing inflammation and weakness in his rotator cuff, he’s now been placed on the 15-Day DL, conveniently making room for John Smoltz. Given Dice-K’s recent subpar performance, this action comes as no surprise, especially now with Smoltz ready to join Red Sox. The Red Sox recalled catcher Dusty […]

Mirabelli Released

Extra Bases reports that Doug Mirabelli has been released by the Red Sox, although it is yet to be official. Look for Dusty Brown and Kevin Cash to take the reigns in Mirabelli’s departure. Of course, the question is raised as to whether either of them can catch a knuckleball. I’m pretty sure we all […]