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David Ortiz and Steroids? A Firm No

Update (7/30/09): David Ortiz and Manny Ramirez tested positive for PEDs in 2003. Also, read perspective from Chris, who speculated about Papi’s possible use back in May. Ever since steroids first rose to the surface of Major League Baseball, everyone has found some way to use them as an excuse for some problem in baseball, […]

Do The Red Sox Need To Replace Mike Lowell?

Just like they had to do last season, the Red Sox must find a way to replace Mike Lowell. He was placed on the 15-day DL, but his stay should not be too long. After missing the entire 2008 postseason, Mike Lowell had off-season hip surgery, and it seemed like Lowell had recovered just fine. […]

Will This Be the Year for BU Basketball?

Since the 2002-2003 season, Boston University basketball has been shut out from the elusive automatic bid guaranteeing entry into the 65-team NCAA tournament, which is a single elimination tournament that takes place in the greatest month of the year, culminating the end of the college basketball season. There are several other tournaments that signify the […]

Phoenix Coyotes File for Bankruptcy

Is the joke in the desert finally coming to an end? In 1996, Winnipeg was stripped of its hockey team, the Jets, and were moved to Arizona to form the soon-to-be-defunct Coyotes. It seems like Arizona would be the last place to move a hockey team and it’s showing as Jerry Moyes has filed for […]

Red Sox Preview: Julio Lugo

Julio Lugo Pos SS Age 32 Bats R Throws R Experience 7 years 2008 Salary 9 million 2007 Stats: G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB CS AVG OBP SLG 147 570 71 135 36 2 8 73 48 33 6 .237 .294 .349 Current Affairs: Julio Lugo is coming off a […]

Red Sox Preview: Mike Lowell

Mike Lowell Pos 3B Age 33 Bats R Throws R Experience 9 years 2008 Salary 12.5 million 2007 Stats: G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB CS AVG OBP SLG 154 589 79 191 37 2 21 120 53 3 2 .324 .378 .501 Current Affairs: After coming off a great season […]

Gagne declines arbitration

Free agent Eric Gagne declined arbitration from the Red Sox on Friday and today looks as if he may have a deal in place with the Brewers. Tim Brown, at Yahoo! Sports was told that Gagne and the Brewers are close to a 1 year deal. Gagne came to the Red Sox just before the […]

Timlin back for 2008

The Boston Globe reports that the Red Sox and Timlin have come to terms on a one year deal worth about three million. Mike is 42 this season, but proved he can still pitch at a major league level. He pitched 55.1 innings in ’07, and ended with a 3.42 ERA and a 1.08 WHIP. […]

Price is High for Santana

The rivalry continues into the offseason again this year. After last season’s battle for Matsuzaka, the Red Sox and the Yankees are now competing for the services of ace Johan Santana to boost their rotation for next season. For Santana, the Twins originally wanted Ellsbury and either Lester or Buchholz. Yesterday ESPN’s Buster Olney reported […]