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The Anti-New York Yankees Thread

After losing to Cleveland in four games, the New York Yankees have lost in the playoffs for seven years straight. And there are going to be consequences. Now my dislike for the Yankees doesn’t just come from losing to them for almost my entire lifetime. It stems from the lopsided salary system baseball has. I’m […]

Red Sox Sweep Angels and Move Onto ALCS

The L.A. Angels of Anaheim might have had the best pitching staff coming into the playoffs. The might have had one of the most dynamic offenses. I guess the Red Sox hadn’t heard. Because the Red Sox swept the Angels in three games and barely gave them a fighting chance. Curt Schilling worked seven dominant […]

Game 3: Angels vs Red Sox, 2-0 Boston

Match-up: Jered Weaver (13-7, 3.91) vs Curt Schilling (9-8, 3.87) Pitchers W L IP H HR BB SO ERA WHIP K/9 AVG Against Curt Schilling 9 8 151 165 21 23 101 3.87 1.25 6.02 .275 Jered Weaver 13 7 161 178 17 45 115 3.91 1.39 6.43 .280 Sunday’s battle of Curt Schilling against […]

Game 2: Boston vs. LA Angels

Match-up: Daisuke Matsuzaka(15-12, 4.40) vs Kelvim Escobar(18-6, 3.40). It’s time for Dice-K to prove he’s worth all that money. The Red Sox got him after his MVP performance in the World Baseball Classic where he went 3-0 1.88 ERA. If it weren’t for Dice-K’s dominating performances in pressure-packed situations, Boston may not have made the […]

News Update: Beckett’s the Man, The Sox Win Game 1

Beckett kicks ass. Screw Hanley and his perennial All-Star status. Complete game shutouts are where its at. Pitching wins games, hitting helps. Beckett now has 3 shutouts in only six total post season starts. He has averaged 1 shutout every 83 games in the regular season. In the post-season he throws a shutout 50% of […]

Pitching Schedule

The playoffs are due to start Wednesday October 3rd. The pitching match-ups look to go like this Oct. 3rd, Wednesday Game 1: Josh Beckett vs John Lackey @ Boston Oct. 5th, Friday Game 2: Daisuke Matsuzaka vs Kelvin Escobar @ Boston Oct. 7th, Sunday Game 3: Jeff Weaver vs Curt Schilling @ LA Oct. 8th, […]

Youkilis and Manny both take batting practice

Manny Ramirez worked out for about an hour today. Manny has missed 22 games because of a left oblique strain. Terry Francona wouldn’t comment on when Manny could return to the lineup. Kevin Youkilis also hit the batting cage. Youkilis has been out for the last week after getting hit with a baseball in the […]

Red Sox Clinch Playoff Spot

Late inning heroics by Jason Varitek and Julio Lugo sealed a place in the playoffs for the Red Sox tonight. Carlos Pena hit two home runs, including a breakout three run shot off of Javier Lopez, making the score 5-6 in the 7th, which until that time, the Red Sox were cruising and Dice-K was […]

Red Sox Playoff Tickets 2007

If you aren’t a season ticket holder, now is your chance to win the opportunity to buy Red Sox playoff tickets. The Red Sox are holding a lottery that allows winning entrants the opprtunity to buy tickets for the ALDS, ALCS, and if things go our way, even the World Series! To enter, visit the […]