Tag Archives: Roger Clemens

A half Century of the Red Sox and the Amateur Draft…

Yesterday the Boston Red Sox made Jason Groome their overall number one pick in the 2016 Amateur draft. The 6’6″ left-handed pitcher from Barnegat High School in New Jersey was the 12th overall pick. His fastball sits between 90-94 and has touched … Continue reading

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“Death ends a Life, not a Relationship.” Mitch Albom

As Boston was preparing for an epic blizzard last Sunday, former Red Sox pitcher Bill Monbouquette passed away. He was 78 years old and had been battling leukemia for the past seven years.               … Continue reading

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LESTER REACHES RARIFIED RED SOX AIR…..

On Saturday Jon Lester added to his resume as one of the Boston Red Sox all time best left-handed pitchers, becoming the first Red Sox pitcher to punch out 15 hitters since Pedro struck out 17 Tampa Bay Devil Rays … Continue reading

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Dominance on the Mound, the Purist’s Dream…..

Yesterday Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio got the call. On July 26th they will take their rightful places among the game’s elite. Biggio was in his third year on the ballot while the other three join the … Continue reading

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“The Great and Powerful Oz Has Spoken”…..

Well the writers spoke yesterday and their message was resounding! I must confess to being surprised, pleased and a little disappointed. For the first time since 1996 and only the eighth time in voting history, the BBWAA failed to find one … Continue reading

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Ten Predictions on the Hall of Fame Elections of 2013…..

Today at two pm the Hall of Fame class of 2013 will be announced. It is without question the most “controversial” ballot in the history of this hallowed institution and one would like to think that it will put an end to the … Continue reading

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Only the Hall Can Slay the Dragon…..

This month, the ballots for the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown New York are in the hands of the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA). The list of first timers on this ballot has resurrected that ugly STEROID dragon, who once again, … Continue reading

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