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Old 10-11-2017, 10:14 PM   #8651
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Re: BOSTON RED SOX: THIS IS OUR ****ING CITY

I'd prefer Kapler or Cora. Hopefully It's not Ausmus.
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Old 10-12-2017, 02:15 PM   #8652
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I'm not seeing Kapler on any "likely Red Sox managers" lists. But seeing lots of Ron Gardenhire. And Cora.
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Old 04-04-2018, 11:03 PM   #8653
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Kind of an unimpressive 5-1 start. The pitching has been outstanding. 14 runs through 57 IP, and 6 of those runs came in 1 inning. But the offense is still kinda blah.

Last year, the offense was 22nd in wRC+. It feels as if they SHOULD be much better than that. Adding Martinez will help. Playing Devers all year instead of the crap they ran out at 3b last year should help. Mookie's gotta be better. I feel like this is a team that could finish top 5 in wRC+ and we wouldn't be shocked, but they just never put it together last year, and this year hasn't started out great either.
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Old 04-10-2018, 09:20 PM   #8654
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Offense waking up.....
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Old 04-15-2018, 04:59 PM   #8655
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So I realize the Celts and Bruins are both in the playoffs, but you guys do realize the Sox are 13-2, right?
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Old 04-15-2018, 05:20 PM   #8656
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Patriots day game postponed already
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Old 04-19-2018, 11:00 AM   #8657
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Team really does feel like a wagon. Gotta admit after the way they lost game 1 i had bad feelings but those were quickly put to rest. Bogaerts injury was disappointing with how good he started but offense hasnt missed a beat without him.

I know it might be fools gold but im really digging a motivated Hanley.
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Old 04-19-2018, 12:38 PM   #8658
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Team really does feel like a wagon. Gotta admit after the way they lost game 1 i had bad feelings but those were quickly put to rest. Bogaerts injury was disappointing with how good he started but offense hasnt missed a beat without him.

I know it might be fools gold but im really digging a motivated Hanley.
I’m still chalking it up to “its freaking April” but a season like 2016 would be huge.
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Old 04-19-2018, 01:04 PM   #8659
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I’m still chalking it up to “its freaking April” but a season like 2016 would be huge.
Just think, they only have to win 21 of the next 23 to have the best 40 game start in the modern era.
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Old 04-19-2018, 04:25 PM   #8660
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I know it's early but 6.5 up on the Yankees is awesome. Some much needed margin for error.
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Old 04-19-2018, 08:30 PM   #8661
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I know it's early but 6.5 up on the Yankees is awesome. Some much needed margin for error.
Early or not, this is huge. Chances that the Yankees are 6 games better than the Sox the rest of the way is slim.
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Old 04-21-2018, 05:57 AM   #8662
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What an incredible heater. In case you missed it, we hit 0 grand slams last season. We've hit 5 this month all by different batters. Pitching has been great, hitting has been great, coaching has been great. Let's go.
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Old 05-08-2018, 11:59 PM   #8663
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I know it's early but 6.5 up on the Yankees is awesome. Some much needed margin for error.
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Early or not, this is huge. Chances that the Yankees are 6 games better than the Sox the rest of the way is slim.
The lead lasted less than three weeks.
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Old 05-09-2018, 08:19 AM   #8664
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LOL at almost any record (except maybe the '84 Tigers), being uncatchable at this point in the season.

'78 Sox had a 9.5 game lead on NY at the end of June, and look where that ended up.

And then there's the '64 (?) Phillies who blew a 6 game lead with 10 to play.

"It ain't over 'til it's over"
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Old 05-09-2018, 12:11 PM   #8665
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The lead lasted less than three weeks.
Yep. Yanks the division favorite again.
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Old 05-16-2018, 08:06 PM   #8666
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Johnny Gomes needs to be brought out back and put down. Just ruins every game he's in the booth for.
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Old 06-07-2018, 12:39 PM   #8667
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Surprising how quiet this thread is. This is my first year without MLB Extra Innings so my watching has gone way down (live in DC) and that frustrates me. Might buy the mid-season or something--can't not watch if things continue as they've gone so far.
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Old 06-07-2018, 01:46 PM   #8668
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Johnny Gomes needs to be brought out back and put down. Just ruins every game he's in the booth for.
All is well for now - Eck!
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Old 08-02-2018, 08:57 PM   #8669
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Man I would love to be in Fenway right now. Innings like this there are just nirvana.
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Old 08-02-2018, 11:41 PM   #8670
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They'll probably get pounded tomorrow. Hasn't been many close games so far this year between these two, and they seem to just swap off blowouts.
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Old 08-03-2018, 02:49 AM   #8671
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I just realized that a Red Sox - Yankees playoff series would very likely occur in the divisional round and be best of 5.

One team (Yankees) would obviously have to win the Wild Card game. Then, that team would play the #1 seed (Red Sox).

A best of 5 divisional round series would be a disappointing rematch to the 2004 ALCS, especially after a 14 year wait.
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Old 08-04-2018, 06:45 PM   #8672
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Lots of unnecessary squeaky bum time today. But overall this season deserves more posts. 8.5 ahead man.
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Old 08-06-2018, 01:00 AM   #8673
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This is fun
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Old 08-06-2018, 01:05 AM   #8674
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I DVR'd the game. Set it to an extra 90 minutes. Not enough. Caught the end at least.

Always have to enjoy getting to lolYankees.
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Old 08-07-2018, 03:30 PM   #8675
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God damn Remy has cancer again and in almost as catastrophic news, Steve Lyons will take over from him. Get well Jerry but why can't we just get Eck in the meantime?
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