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Boston Red Sox: From worst to first to worst?


A dejected look on the face of Red Sox pitching ace Jon Lester says it all. —Barry Chin, Boston Globe photo

A dejected look on the face of Red Sox pitching ace Jon Lester says it all. —Barry Chin, Boston Globe photo

Looking at this year’s Boston Red Sox, it’s hard to believe this is the same team that won the World Series last year. As exciting and wild as the beards they sported back then, they are as dull as dishwasher this go ’round. It’s not just that that Sox are losing, they’re losing big.
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Michael Pineda: Cheat cheat never beat


Is that a love bite or some foreign substance on Yankee pitcher Michael Pineda's neck?

Is that a love bite or some foreign substance on Yankee pitcher Michael Pineda’s neck?

Some guys just never learn. Michael Pineda caught a break once for allegedly cheating in Major League Baseball, but not this time.
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Should Jerry Remy leave broadcasting?


Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy has come under fire following his son's arrest for murder. —Wendy Maeda Boston Globe photo

Broadcaster Jerry Remy, the beloved leader of Red Sox Nation, has come under fire following his son’s murder arrest. —Wendy Maeda Boston Globe photo

They say ignorance is bliss. For Red Sox fans that certainly was the case in 2013. Sox fans were riding high last summer as their team tore through the league, going from the previous year’s last place finish to division winners and American League Pennant champions.
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David Ortiz the $16 Million Dollar Man


A fan asked David Ortiz to take a picture with his baby. The National Anthem started to play so Big Papi held onto the baby throughout the song.

A fan asked David Ortiz to take a picture with his baby. The National Anthem started to play so Big Papi held onto the baby throughout the song.

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Truck Day at Fenway Park


A truck at Fenway Park in Boston was packed with Red Sox gear and sent down to JetBlue Park, aka Fenway Park South, in Fort Myers, Florida for spring training.

As dedicated fans look on, a truck at Fenway Park is packed with Red Sox gear and sent down to JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Florida for spring training.

Baseball season can’t come fast enough. For many sports fans, hockey and basketball just doesn’t cut it. We want baseball, America’s pastime, and we want it now.
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10 things I learned about Bill “The Spaceman” Lee


Bill Lee and a young baseball fan at The Ridgefield Playhouse. —Patricia Gay photo all rights reserved

Bill Lee and a young baseball fan at The Ridgefield Playhouse. —Patricia Gay photo all rights reserved

Bill Lee is a character inside and out. At 67, the once-great major league baseball left-hander has never given up the game. He’s still playing, and last week finished a tournament in Florida (his team won).
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A message from the Boston Red Sox


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Congratulations to the Boston Red Sox 2013 World Series Champions!


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Boston Strong!

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Boston Red Sox: Jonny Hustle


Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester uses his glove to make a close play at first.

Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester uses his glove to make a close play at first.

This Pennant race with the Tigers has been a nail biter, both literally and figuratively. Man, these Tigers. Every game (save one) has been a clencher to the last out. After last night’s 4 to 3 win, the Red Sox get a day of rest then it’s back home to Fenway Park for game 6.

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David Ortiz’s grand slam photo: All about the angles


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Two different views of Torii Hunter tumbling into the Red Sox bullpen attempting to catch David Ortiz’s game-tying grand slam. Photo on the left was taken by Stan Grossfield of the Boston Globe and photo on the right is from TV video.

Still euphoric from last night’s come from behind win over the Tigers by the Boston Red Sox, I was surprised to see a photo on Facebook this morning of Torii Hunter and the Boston “bullpen” cop with matching V’s, one arms, one legs.

It’s a great photo of David Ortiz’s game-tying home run blast, and appears to have been taken by Stan Grossfield of the Boston Globe. (At least that’s where I traced it.)

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