Never mind that the Red Sox season seems to be sinking faster than the Titanic. Forget that their bullpen is middle school level quality. Disregard the guys at the bottom of the order hitting around or under the Mendoza line. Here’s an even bigger issue to ponder: Why does it seem like Sox management could star in a TV show about hoarding? Why do they hang on to broken down old antiques that have no value, other than sentimental? Sentimental doesn't win you squat by the way.
When you think of rock music across any era, and you imagine the epitome of what rock can be, what is the first song you think of? The measuring stick against which all others are measured. Until now, the arguments about the best song are about as clear and concise as are the roles within the Red Sox bullpen. Top 10, top 25, top 100 or in Rolling Stone magazine’s case top 500, the experts can’t even agree on how big the list should be, let along who is included. I didn’t real
Ted Williams famously said that hitting a baseball is the most difficult thing to do in sports. He was right then. And boy is he still correct NOW! If the greatest hitter that ever lived was alive today, his head would melt like that Nazi guy at the end of Raiders of the Lost Ark if he were forced to watch todays players flail away at the plate as they meekly try to make contact, only occasionally putting a ball in play. Meanwhile base hits are becoming as rare as a positive
Did you see the Sox-Yankees game Sunday night? That was just so “Soxy." This is what they are known for this season. They win a big game to lull us into a false sense of security thus leading us to believe impending doom is not lurking. Boston beat the Yankees. For the first time this season. It puts their record at 3-9 versus the Astros and Yanks. All three wins came at the last minute to wrap up a series. “Soxy.” The team plays like dog poop. They lose a couple of games the