// Johnny Damon

Video: Johnny Damon Interrupts Manny Ramirez’s First Pitch

If you’re a Red Sox fan… or if you were in 2004 when they won it all, you probably couldn’t help but smile during the pre-game ceremonies at Fenway Park. The Red Sox brought out most of the cast of characters from that World Series-winning team, including a recovering Curt Schilling (he has been battling […]

Kevin Youkilis to the Yankees: Reasons and Reactions

Say it ain’t so, Youk!! Kevin Youkilis recently became the latest in a long line of Red Sox players to defect to the “dark side” and join the New York Yankees, signing a one-year deal worth a reported $12 million. It’s a deal that makes sense for both parties, as the Yankees will be without starting […]

Ray Allen Will Be Booed in Return to Boston

A few weeks ago Ray Allen decided to take his three point shooting talents to South Beach and join The Miami Heat‘s Big Three. It was a decision that has left many Boston Celtics fans scratching their heads and has been the hot topic of discussion on Causeway Street. Allen, 36, turned down the Celtics offer […]

Longoria, Upton and Kotchman all Homer as Rays Rock Red Sox, Cut Wild Card Lead to 3

When nothing is going right, nothing is going right. Such was the case Thursday night at Fenway, when a freakish broken-bat grounder led to four runs by the Tampa Bay Rays, who homered three times to beat the Red Sox, 9-2, and cut Boston’s wild card lead to three games. Broken Bat Ends Up Breaking […]

Lester Gives up Three in First, Rays Complete Sweep

The Red Sox are in absolute free fall, and by the time they hit the ground, they might be looking up at the Tampa Bay Rays in the playoff race. Rays starter James Shields allowed just one earned run in 8.1 innings Sunday afternoon in St. Petersburg, and the Rays battered Jon Lester and the […]

Sox Fall Again As Rays Loom in Wild Card Standings

John Lackey Struggles, Davis Complete Games Red Sox In what easily could have been the biggest start John Lackey has made all season for the Red Sox, he came up short yet again lasting three innings while giving up five hits, five runs, walking three and only striking out two. Wade Davis on the other […]

Price Silences Red Sox as Rays Take Rubber Match

One shudders to think how good the Tampa Bay Rays might be if they ever built an offense as good as their starting pitching. The Red Sox got a taste of that scenario Wednesday afternoon at Fenway. David Price pitched eight innings of three-hit baseball, and the Rays homered twice off John Lackey to beat […]

Do 3,000 Hits Guarantee Trip to Hall of Fame?

As a sports fan, I have been in heated debates concerning almost every subject. Everything from the DH rule to whether or not hockey broadcasts should reinstate something similar to the FoxTrax glow puck. But maybe, the most ridiculous argument happened this past weekend. I’m almost ashamed to type this, but I know a person, a […]

Who is the Most-Hated Sports Figure in Boston?

Sports fans love superlatives and Boston fans are no exception. Cruel and demeaning ones are even better. Most over rated? Derek Jeter. Most Pathetic? Lebron. Biggest sissy? A-Rod. Most in need of a weight loss program? Rex Ryan. Worst commercial actor? Peyton Manning. Most likely to be mistaken for Jar Jar Binks? Chris Bosh. You […]

Price Outduels Lester as Sox Lose 3-2

The struggles continue for Boston as they dropped their second straight game to the Tampa Bay Rays with Tuesday night’s 3-2 loss. It was a battle of ace pitchers as Tampa Bay’s David Price picked up his first win of the season by giving up only 2 ER in 7.2 IP to get the victory. Jon […]

A Day Later: Dice-K Implodes As Rays Blow Out Sox 16-5

Less than 24 hours after the Red Sox won their first series of the year against their arch rivals the New York Yankees, they faced another rival in the Tampa Bay Rays. The Rays were off to a bad start along with the Sox, but they’d come in and blow the lid off of Fenway […]

Et Tu Manny? Ramirez and Damon Both Sign With Rays

SI.com is reporting that the Tampa Bay Rays have agreed to contracts with f0rmer Red Sox Manny Ramirez and Johnny Damon. According to Sports Illustrated, the deals are pending physicals and are one-year deals. Damon’s deal would be worth $5.25 million, plus a potential $750,000 in bonus money based on attendance, while Ramirez will be […]

Johnny Damon Staying in Detroit

There will be no “Welcome Back” ceremony for our beloved centerfielder in 2010 as Detroit outfielder Johnny Damon has decided not to return to Boston. Damon talked the matter over with Tigers manager Jim Leyland this afternoon, and the club and Damon came to an agreement. Damon’s biggest concern in Detroit was whether or not he […]

Red Sox Claim Johnny Damon Off Waivers: Will He Return to Boston?

One of the biggest “Idiots” in Red Sox history may be on his way back to Boston after the Sox claimed Tigers outfielder Johnny Damon off waivers on Monday. Damon, who played for the Red Sox for four seasons from 2002-2005, has a limited no-trade clause in his contract that restricts him from joining the […]

The Couch Potato Report: Sox, Skateboards, and Some Ponies

This weekend we’ll say good bye to a hot, steamy July and welcome in the month of August, which means one big thing to sports fans everywhere… we are that much closer to the return of football season! But while NFL players and college gridiron hopefuls bake under the hot summer sun at training camps […]