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Lackey to Boston: Sox Bridge to Title Town?

“We’re kind of in a bridge period.”—Red Sox GM Theo Epstein The Winter Meetings are to baseball fans what Christmas is to children. So when wunderkind Theo Epstein uttered those fateful words at this year’s installment in Indianapolis, Red Sox fans felt like they’d been unjustly penciled in on the Naughty list. Coupled with the […]

Is Papelbon Papelgone?

The hundred or so days between now and the day pitchers and catchers report will likely be the longest of Jonathan Papelbon’s 28 years. Consistently dominant since bursting onto the scene in 2005 and ascending to closer in 2006, including 27 scoreless innings in the postseason, Boston’s big-game pitcher came up small on an October […]

Julio Lugo Traded

According to the Boston Herald, Julio Lugo has been traded for outfielder Chris Duncan. The Red Sox will still have to pay the remaining $13.5 million on Lugo’s contract. Duncan, 27, has struggled this year in limited playing time, hitting .227 with five homers. His best season was in 2007 when he hit 21 homers […]

Bruins Continue to Slide; Panic Moves to Follow?

After a very good start, the Bruins face their first real “challenge” this year, as they have to find a way to get out of a six-game losing streak as they lost, last night, 5-0 to the Thrashers. We can say that injuries are at play here, but there’s no way to explain why the […]

Running Scared

I thought that Christmas would be calm and sweet for the Bruins, but a column, written by Kevin Paul Dupont, suggesting that Phil Kessel could be on the trade market, fired up boards and forums. I think it’s time for me to weigh in. What can I say? A young, promising player, on the block, […]