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September 23, 2008 - 12:59 pm
Everyone loves to dismiss the knuckleball as a whimsical pitch that consigns its practitioners to grave inconsistency. Or something like that. That notion, in turn, is sometimes used to diminish the perceived reliability of Sox starter Tim Wakefield . One need look no further than the...
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September 23, 2008 - 12:48 pm
For about five minutes, Andy Marte was a cornerstone of the Red Sox ' future. Boston acquired Marte following the 2005 season by trading Edgar Renteria (and boatloads of cash) to the Braves . Bill Lajoie , one of the gang of four that filled in for Theo Epstein during his sabbatical/resignation,...
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September 23, 2008 - 12:23 pm
In 2002, the Montreal Expos stood on the brink of elimination. Major League Baseball owned the franchise, and had stated its intention to eliminate les Expos following the season. G.M. Omar Minaya was playing with house money--there seemed little reason to cling to prospects who would reach the...
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September 23, 2008 - 12:06 pm
Following his loss to the Indians on Monday, Sox starter Josh Beckett was clearly frustrated with what he perceived as a tendency of Indians hitter Ryan Garko to lean out over the plate. '€œYou hit two guys after you get two outs, then you walk in a run, and that ends up being the difference in...
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September 23, 2008 - 5:14 am
The 2000 major league draft is widely regarded as one of the worst in recent memory. Of the first 14 picks that year, only two (top overall pick Adrian Gonzalez and sixth selection Rocco Baldelli ) have as many as 1,000 big-league at-bats, and only Gonzalez has an OPS in excess of .800. The eight...
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September 22, 2008 - 4:42 pm
GAME STORY RECAP HERE . POST-GAME QUOTES JASON BAY ON GETTING GUNNED DOWN AT THIRD AFTER JEFF BAILEY'S SINGLE RICOCHETED OFF OF THIRD-BASE UMP GERRY DAVIS IN THE SIXTH "It was just a very weird play all the way around. Baseball never ceases to amaze. You see something on the field new every day...
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September 22, 2008 - 3:15 pm
Jed Lowrie struck out with runners on second and third to end the game, as the Sox stranded 12 men en route to a 4-3 loss. The Sox are now averaging 2.8 runs per game over their past six contests, a span in which they are 2-4.
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September 22, 2008 - 3:13 pm
Entering 2005, the Red Sox liked Jensen Lewis quite a bit. The team had him pegged as a third rounder out of Vanderbilt University. Unfortunately for Boston, they were without a pick in the third round that year, having sacrificed the pick as a compensatory offering to the Cubs after signing Matt...
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September 22, 2008 - 2:53 pm
Mark Kotsa y continues to have a tough go of it. He flew out with the bases juiced and two outs in the bottom of the seventh, and is 0-for-4 tonight and 3-for-34 since Sept. 12. Though Kotsay was acquired to help against right-handed pitching, he started against a left-hander tonight due to the...
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September 22, 2008 - 2:36 pm
It would appear that Justin Masterson has established himself as the go-to guy out of the Red Sox bullpen when the goin' gets tough. In the top of the seventh, the Indians had an incipient uprising in progress: runners on first and second with one out against southpaw Javy Lopez. Masterson came on...
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