Led by slugger Cody Ross' two three-run home runs the Red Sox powered over the White Sox 10-1 Wednesday night at Fenway Park. Felix Doubront picked up his tenth win of the season, which is the same number as Jon Lester and Josh Beckett combined. Jacoby Ellsbury continued his strong play since his return as … Continue reading Red Sox blow out White Sox, Ortiz to DL
Last winter, I had interviewed Neil Hornsby, founder of Pro Football Focus for a piece with Patriots Football Weekly. That column never ran. Here is the raw material from the session I did with Hornsby: First, PFF has become really big in Boston. Just about all of the major outlets here have used statistics or … Continue reading Pro Football Focus Interview With BSMW
Monday was a busy day in the world of Boston sports, led by the return of Kevin Youkilis to Fenway Park. The Red Sox won the game 5-1 over the White Sox as a result of Adrian Gonzalez' three-run home run in the eighth inning. The big story of the game was on the home … Continue reading Youkilis returns to Fenway, Ortiz injured
The Red Sox get back to work tonight as they begin a series in Tampa with the Rays. What will the second half of the season bring for the Red Sox? Can they pull it together and grab a playoff spot, or is a complete meltdown right around the corner? Mismatched Sox wearing on Bobby? … Continue reading Will The Red Sox Surge or Melt In the Second Half? WEEI Responds To Ratings Claims
Michael Felger trashed the Celtics all spring, and he then lost the ratings book for his entire station. Fact, not opinion. Well, it IS a fact, in the same way that Mike Felger states "facts" about the Celtics, Patriots, or whatever team/athlete/coach is in his crosshairs at the moment. A statement that may be factually … Continue reading Was It The Celtics, Or The Red Sox, That Killed Felger and Mazz?
Public ratings are out tomorrow, but Toucher and Rich are already celebrating. It will be interesting to see how the rest of the lineups do, considering how May went. https://twitter.com/Toucherandrich/status/223106677145214979 https://twitter.com/Toucherandrich/status/223106916329594880 https://twitter.com/Toucherandrich/status/223107008906268672 Update: Gresh and Zo are declaring victory over WEEI: https://twitter.com/GreshandZo/status/223155122400788480 https://twitter.com/GreshandZo/status/223155696491966464 //
The brave and fearless Dan Shaughnessy informs us this morning that the Boston Red Sox are not a very good baseball team, and for this incredible insight, he is lauded on both morning shows today and on Twitter. Thanks Dan, where would we be without that amazing insight? Injuries or not, the entire Red Sox … Continue reading BREAKING: Red Sox Not Very Good
With the Red Sox sitting at .500, 43-43 and 9.5 games behind the first-place Yankees in the AL East standings at the All-Star break, the biggest question among fans is whether or not the team will be buyers or sellers at this month’s trade deadline. Despite being 9.5 games out in the division, the team … Continue reading Will the Red Sox be buyers or sellers?
I completely understand why Ray Allen chose to sign with the Miami Heat. He gets to go to a team that will contend for a championship every year for the rest of his career, his game is made easier for his aging legs as he'll likely have many more open, spot-up jumpers with the Heat, … Continue reading For Ray, It Wasn’t Business, It Was Personal
The Red Sox return to Fenway Park after a dreadful road trip to finish out the first half of the season with a four game series with the AL East-leading New York Yankees. Boston currently sits 7.5 games behind the Yankees. Red Sox need to get well soon - Gordon Edes says that the Red … Continue reading The Yankees Are Coming! (Is Anyone Excited?)