The GM who ran the team I love into the ground is reportedly the leading contender to assume the same job with the team I loathe. Frank Wren in Boston? … Continue Reading Too good to be true
While the media lapdogs tripped over themselves to ordain the Red Sox as favorites to win the 2015 World Series, Rowland was skeptical (from our 2015 preview): Most overrated. Boston. … Continue Reading The joy of schadenfreude
I can’t vouch for this study’s findings but I’m open to anything that diminishes Boston. Thanks to Caz for passing this along.
I wish Paul Revere had stayed home that night.
An excerpt from today’s game story by the great Charles Odum, who covers the Braves for the AP: The roar following Ortiz’s homer startled A.J. Pierzynski, who was waiting on … Continue Reading Hathos in spades
Last night, for the first time in 95 years, the Boston Red Sox won the World Series at home in Fenway Park. Fuck the city of Boston, in general. Boston is … Continue Reading The best thing you’ll read all day
While the Red Sox were taking batting practice on Wednesday, country superstar Kenny Chesney was spotted on the warning track wearing a “Boston Strong” baseball hat. A Red Sox fan … Continue Reading Anyone surprised Kenny Chesney loves the Sox?
First there was the Fox pre-game show, a valentine to the Red Sox. Oh, look at those beards — they’re so kooky! And original, too! But the loathing grew exponentially … Continue Reading My hatred of the Red Sox grows by the minute
From a Wall Street Journal book review written by Sam Sacks: One of the novelist’s vital, if unenviable, duties is to inhabit the perspectives of society’s most detested members — … Continue Reading Best lede of the year
The owners of the Boston Red Sox were preoccupied with sagging TV ratings and hired marketing consultants who urged the team to place a greater emphasis on “good-looking stars” and “sex symbols,” … Continue Reading One more reason to hate the Red Sox
I watched as much as a I could tolerate of the interminable Kevin Millar show on MLB. He and co-host Chris Rose agreed that Big Fraud-i should go into the … Continue Reading Dumbest question of the day w/ a predictably stupid answer
This made my Monday. Dustin Pedroia on Bobby Valentine’s criticism of Kevin Youkilis: “That’s not how we go about our stuff here” This makes me sort of like Pedroia: Was … Continue Reading So how’s that Bobby V experiment going?
The final two spots in Boston’s rotation are expected to be filled by converted relievers. Their projected third starter missed more than half of the 2011 season with back issues. Josh … Continue Reading One good thing about 2012: Boston won’t make the playoffs
Red Sox hire Bobby Valentine
The Red Sox, whose ACE Josh Beckett LOST to BALTIMORE last night, putting them into a TIE with Tampa, have a new curse. Ever since Bill Buckner made a guest … Continue Reading The curse of Curb
John Lackey sort of looks like John Rocker. Apparently he’s just as big of a douchebag. Lackey, who was the starting pitcher in the second game of yesterday’s doubleheader in … Continue Reading One more reason to loathe the BoSox
A Braves collapse would be epic but not historic. The Red Sox are at risk being the first team ever to miss the playoffs by blowing a nine-game lead in … Continue Reading That other Wild Card race
Fantastic extended cameo by the lifetime .289 hitter on “Curb Your Enthusiasm” tonight, including some well-deserved digs at Red Sox fans. Lonnie Smith should be grateful he wasn’t playing for … Continue Reading A tale of two 1B on HBO
This is the worst idea since Bud’s proposal to adorn the bases with the Spider Man logo. Don’t even think about it, Braves management.