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Ben Fountain
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Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Jacoby Ellsbury ended his Red Sox career last night by agreeing to a rich, seven-year deal worth $153 million deal with the... Continue reading
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Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump At least the Twins, Rockies and possibly Blue Jays have been identified as among the teams that could be threats to steal... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2013 at Ted's Army: The Voice of Red Sox fans
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Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump The Texas Rangers acquired first baseman Prince Fielder and cash considerations from the Detroit Tigers for second baseman Ian Kinsler, the Rangers... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2013 at Ted's Army: The Voice of Red Sox fans
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The Drew era in Boston, bookended by a World Series title won by older brother J.D. in 2007 and another Series title won by younger brother Stephen last month, is coming to a close. A baseball source said Tuesday that shortstop Stephen Drew will not return to the Red Sox... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2013 at Ted's Army: The Voice of Red Sox fans
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Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. I swear, I'll do it, so consider this your warning. I'm fully prepared to keep writing semi-annual the-time-is-now-for-Boston-to-trade-for-Giancarlo Stanton missives right up... Continue reading
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Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. B.B. Abbott, managing partner at Jet Sports Management and McCann's agent, told the Boston Herald:"Certainly Boston is a city that Brian likes,... Continue reading
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Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Did that really happen? Despite being at the Cask N Flagon for the game and helping people crowd surf outside afterwards, it... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2013 at Ted's Army: The Voice of Red Sox fans
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Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. John Lackey has a chance to do something no Red Sox pitcher has done since Carl Mays in 1918. Be the winning... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2013 at Ted's Army: The Voice of Red Sox fans
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The Boston Red Sox are a win away from a World Series title and they have Jon Lester to thank for that. Lester looked incredible tonight: he went 7 2/3 innings of one run ball. He only threw two bad pitches and only one of them hurt him. One was... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2013 at Ted's Army: The Voice of Red Sox fans
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Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. ...the more one looks at a World Series between the Red Sox and Cardinals, the more fun it becomes. The Red Sox... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2013 at Ted's Army: The Voice of Red Sox fans
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Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. The Red Sox need a spark, and the only player who hasn’t had his chance to give it to them is infielder... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2013 at Ted's Army: The Voice of Red Sox fans
Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “If you’re the Red Sox, you don’t want to play Oakland, because I think Detroit, while they have the great starting pitching,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2013 at Ted's Army: The Voice of Red Sox fans
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Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Their lineup led the majors in runs scored, the defense was second in defensive efficiency and their starters were experienced and dependable.... Continue reading
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Did that really just happen? After Fernando Rodney couldn't throw a strike to save his life, the Sox tie the game up in the ninth, Koji Uehara gives up his first home run since June 30th. Not by Ben Zobrist. Not by Evan Longoria. But by back up catcher Jose... Continue reading
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Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Mike Napoli separated himself from the other Red Sox players taking fielding drills Tuesday. He was wearing sneakers. The Sox first baseman... Continue reading
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Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. In an old-fashioned Coors Field slugfest, the Red Sox belted three homers among their 16 hits, pounding the Colorado Rockies 15-5, and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2013 at Ted's Army: The Voice of Red Sox fans
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Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. The following are the tiebreaker rules if the Sox and A’s end up deadlocked after Sunday’s games (courtesy the A’s media relations/Masslive.com).... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2013 at Ted's Army: The Voice of Red Sox fans
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Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Any day now, the Red Sox will sew up a wild-card berth and then the American League East. Honest. But in the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2013 at Ted's Army: The Voice of Red Sox fans
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Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Apparently Koji Uehara is human. The Japanese right-hander had been nearly infallible in the second half of this season. Until the ninth... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2013 at Ted's Army: The Voice of Red Sox fans
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Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. "I said it from Jump Street, I’m not going to go out there and do something that’s going to cost me the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2013 at Ted's Army: The Voice of Red Sox fans
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Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. The home run barrage was led by Ortiz with two, -- a two-run shot in seventh and solo homer in fourth --... Continue reading
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Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Miguel Cabrera is, as Jon Lester noted last night, the best hitter on the planet. So, when Cabrera came up to the... Continue reading
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The Red Sox had their chances early & often but they were just unable to capitalize on the opportunities and the Sox get shutout by the Tigers, 3-0. They had Tigers pitcher Doug Fister on the ropes early. In each of the first two innings, he walked the first two... Continue reading
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Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. From the sixth-inning on, I'm ready for any right-hander that comes out of the pen," said Carp after a 4-3 win over... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2013 at Ted's Army: The Voice of Red Sox fans
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Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. The three-year, $39 million deal that the Sox gave to Shane Victorino in December was subject to considerable scrutiny. No other club... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2013 at Ted's Army: The Voice of Red Sox fans