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Connelly’s Top Ten: Patriots Will go 3-0, Red Sox March Toward 100

Last chance to sign up for Franklin Park Zoo race Run Wild Sunday 8:30 AM – sign ups end at 11:00 pm Friday 1. Patriots: * Please don’t play Gronk for four more weeks or after your second loss whatever comes last * Patriots have been outplayed at almost every position in both games (maybe […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Red Sox Rolling, Patriots Getting Better?

1. Red Sox: * Bogaerts and Inglesias hit .303 over 267 at bats / Drew is hitting .247 over 405 at bats * On pace to win 99 games * Red Sox now 4-1 odds to win the World Series behind the Dodgers * Red Sox have their starters primed and closer lights out – […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Brady, Julian and Pray for Rain

1. Misc: * That receiving game sent the NFL back to 1940 – disgusting * Welker is loving this (whats the odds Brady calls him after the game and complains?) * Denard must be a huge Mickey Rivers fans throwing three punches in that fight – he is a time bomb * Last time I […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Yikes – Patriots Fumble, Stumble, Humble to Win

5K Road Race inside Franklin Park Zoo on September 22nd with a portion of proceeds going to the Blanket Fund / St. Francis House 1. Patriots: OFFENSE * Thompkins one of the worst games I ever saw a receiver have – falling to the ground on catches (including slant that should have been TD before […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Are You Ready For Some Football!

1. Patriots predictions: · Brady TD passes – 42 · Ridley Yards – 1151 · Team Sacks – 23 · Over and Under Passing defense – 24th in the league * Belichick replay requests 6-10 · Receptions per receiver – Amendola 82 / Thompkins 51 / Boyce 38 / Dobson 32 · Games Gronk plays […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Let the Leaves Fall, Buses Stop and NFL Season Commence

1. Patriots: * Interesting the Zoltan Mesko change – hats off to him he was working hard in the community * I’m not giving up on Tebow but he deserved to be cut * Over – Under for combined games for Edelman and Amendola – 21 * You know Wilfork is starting to depreciate when […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Labor Day Weekend – Enjoy!

1. Patriots: * Tebow, Tebow, Tebow – what to do with you * Imagine paying the same price for that ticket as you would a playoff game? * Brady didn’t get hurt – that’s all we care about 2. Red Sox: * Team is 9-9 in Lester’s last 18 starts * Red Sox top five […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Red Sox, Back Up QB’s, Fort Devens

1. Red Sox: * I like Peavy’s emotional moments / a complete game who would have guessed it (Maybe Lester could have got one Saturday) – three good starts in LA * How about the 2:05 game Friday – that keeps fans and infielders interested * What’s wrong with society – lack of accountability – […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Lions Punks, Red Sox in Dog Days, Eddie Shore Maniac

1. Red Sox: * How cool is the Giants stadium? * Yankees have won 5 straight since Dempster on A=Rod (only 3.5 out of wild card) * Speaking of Dempster – how about Big Papi throwing him under the bus – quite a teammate * Iglesias is hitting .302 in Detroit * Is Ellsbury the fastest Red […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Tebow Bad, Red Sox Too Long, Franklin Park Zoo Race 9/22

1. Red Sox: * Dempster not getting thrown out for drilling A-Rod is absurd * The second inning started at 8:35 * Red Sox have played ONE game under 2:30 this year * Red Sox haven’t lost more than three games in a row the entire year * Red Sox are 23-3 against Seattle, Indians, […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Protect Tom Brady!

1. Red Sox: * Red Sox are 18-17 over their last 35 games * Peavy three starts – 18 innings / 9 runs / 11 k to 1 BB / 4.50 ERA / 1.05 WHIP * 2-1 game in 8.5 Innings that took 2:43 * Brandon Snyder has 12 strikeouts to zero walks * Only […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Tom Brady Wicked Good, Royals Go Old School

1. Red Sox: * Interesting to hear Middlebrooks saying he couldn’t handle the off the field stuff * How much does Ellsbury sign for next year in Seattle– $80mm for five years is my guess * At bats for outfielders: Ellsbury – 471 / Nava – 344 / Victorino – 336 / Gomes – 217 […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Red Sox Flushed By Royals

1. Red Sox: * The first inning by Jon Lester is why I can’t watch a whole game – 40 pitches / 25 minutes / whining at umpire – why so mad? * Stephen Drew 9 games since Iglesias left 15-32 / 3 extra base hits / 8 rbi * Red Sox sixth on Vegas […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Red Sox Are Really Likeable

1. Red Sox: * On a pace to win 97 games * Refreshing to see Jonny Gomes and Jacoby Ellsbury pumping their fist Saturday night – * Koji Uehara has the ugliest glove in Major League Baseball * Exciting to see Brock Holt read ball in the dirt and take off for second Saturday night […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Sox Magic?

1a. Could this be one of those Magical years? * Yet another walkoff * Gomes has kept his mouth shut about at bats and keeps helping this team * Victorino was pissed at Drew telling him to slide at the plate with no throw to the plate * Someone is going to get hurt in […]