// Jason Giambi

Papi Power Pushes Sox to Victory

On Wednesday night, the Red Sox did the little things right, which is usually all it takes when the big things go your way. A botched pickoff here and fortunate double play there made all the difference for Boston as they beat the Oakland A’s 5-4 to take the series and maintain a one-game lead […]

Nomar Helps A’s Beat Red Sox

Nomar Garciaparra last played for the Red Sox in July 2004 before he was traded to the Cubs in a four-way deal that brought Orlando Cabrera and Doug Mientkiewicz…and eventually a World Series Title to Boston. From August 2004-April 2009, Nomar had never faced his former team, until Monday night. The former Red Sox All-Star […]

Sorting Through the Steroids Mess

Well it’s nice to be back after a short hiatus, and boy¬†did things ever blow up in the sports world during it. I’d like to thank Alex Rodriguez, Bud Selig, and a whole cast of others for giving me quite the range of items to discuss my thoughts on, and all revolve around one item: […]

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 […]

TGIF: A Trio of Players Switching Teams for 2009

In recent days, the baseball world has been flooded with news about free agents finding new homes. We all know the size and scale of the Mark Teixeira signing and we all know what Tex brings to the table every season for fantasy owners. Well, I have decided to take a closer look into three […]

Josh Beckett Scratched from Start Friday

Righty to Visit with Andrews; Sox fail to slam door on Yanks As if the Red Sox losing 3-2 to the Yankees Thursday afternoon wasn’t bad enough, there’s new information about the right elbow of Josh Beckett…and if it involves Dr. James Andrews, we know it’s not good. Beckett will miss his next scheduled start […]

TGIF: First Half Awards

The stars are shining bright here at the Sports of Boston First Half Fantasy Baseball Awards. In fact the award show just may take home the award for longest award show name. Wow, I don’t know who to thank. The first half had it all. Ups, downs, lefts, rights, you name it baby. This award […]

Fantasy Wrap-Up: Week 4 (4-21 – 4-27)

The 2008 season has been full of surprises. Tampa Bay is in first. TAMPA BAY IS IN FIRST! Despite having only a total of 15 HR as a team, Oakland is in first place. As for my fantasy team, well, let’s just say that I am no Tampa Bay. Here are this past week’s top […]

Wang Masterful, Yanks dump Sox 4-1

Tonight the Yankees took the first of many match-ups between the two rivals in the 2008 season as Yankee ace Chien-Ming Wang pitched a two-hit shutout and the Bronx Bombers defeated the defending World Champs, 4-1. Wang allowed a fifth inning solo homer to J.D. Drew which tied the game at 1-1. Wang would retire […]