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Red Sox: last to first to worst

A ten-game losing streak.  The worst in decades. A string of injuries as long as your sore arm. Still, it’s too soon to panic.  At least, that’s what I keep telling myself. We’re still weeks away from my All Star … Continue reading

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Bullpen cop not a picture-perfect image

Local writers (e.g., Dan Shaughnessy) have reveled in the image of Boston Police Officer Steve Horgan raising his arms in a celebratory pose as Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter fell over the bullpen wall chasing David Ortiz’ grand-slam homer.  It was … Continue reading

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Nervous at All Star break

I’m a life-long Red Sox fan, though I have some fair weather tendencies.  I even admit to some fair weather anxieties.  The major one is that, if the Red Sox are in first place at the All Star break, I … Continue reading

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At the heart of the Red Sox – a real estate play?

Today’s Globe story that a deal is near for developer John Rosenthal’s Fenway Center is good news for all concerned.  The idea that this project would have a 99-year lease on air rights over the Turnpike between Beacon Street and Brookline Avenue near … Continue reading

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Aahhhh!!! the Red Sox

The Red Sox opening day victory……what could be better?  I posted the team’s first-place standing on my refrigerator, thinking it might all be downhill from there.  But I felt great. Never mind that the dreaded Yankees are broken old men.  … Continue reading

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Looking ahead to Red Sox 2013

Trudging up to Yawkey Way from the Kenmore Square T stop last Friday, I tasted bile in contemplating the horrors of the 2012 team, a performance that defies description by all but the Globe’s Dan Shaughnessey.  I consoled myself that it was a picture … Continue reading

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