One more reason to hate the Red Sox

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,” according to an excerpt from a book co-authored by former Red Sox manager Terry Francona. … On Nov. 2, 2010, a group gathered at Fenway…

The Braves new back-up backstop won’t make anyone forget David Ross

UPDATE: It’s a two-year deal. So Laird deserves two years but Ross doesn’t? Financial terms not yet disclosed, but at best the Braves save $2 mil over two years. Penny saved, Braves fucking foolish! According to Bowman, the Braves are near an agreement with Gerald Laird, late of the Tigers. He’s a career .244/.303/.359 hitter…

UPDATE: David Ross signs with Boston

UPDATE: DOB says Rossy will be getting $6.25 million over the next two years. The Braves paid Matt Diaz $2 million last year.  Ross should still be a Brave.  It won’t be David Ross, signed to a two-year deal by the effing Red Sox, reports Ken Rosenthal. Not sure what the offer was, so I’ll reserve…