• January 30, 2009
    By Mike Miliard

    Now can we all get on with the rest our lives?

    Quote of the day
    : “Never before has a 37-year-old coming off a .220/.313/.359 season received this much attention.”

    Really remarkable that it got to this point.

    One thing that disturbs me: “In ‘10, he can earn another $2 million in incentives based on playing time, beginning at 80 games started.

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  • January 27, 2009
    By Mike Miliard


    "Fenway Park, in Boston, is a lyric little bandbox of a ballpark. Everything is painted green and seems in curiously sharp focus, like the inside of an old-fashioned peeping-type Easter egg. It was built in 1912 and rebuilt in 1934, and offers, as do most Boston artifacts, a compromise between Man's Euclidean determinations and Nature's beguiling irregularities.

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  • January 12, 2009
    By Mike Miliard

  • January 08, 2009
    By Ryan Stewart

    Above: New Red Sox pitcher John Smoltz

    Unlike many local scribes, I don't have much interest in rehashing the Teixeira saga. If what we are hearing is true, then he just wanted to be a Yankee more than a member of the Red Sox. It's not fun to hear, but it happens. That the Red Sox are left without an alternative to bolster their offense speaks less to their lack of preparation - at what point will people learn that this isn't ever an issue with this front office? - but more to the market.

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