Tag Archives: Red Sox Nation

Hot Stove, Tepid Team

Today’s Boston Herald puts on the Page One pom-poms for the Olde Towne Team and its prospects for the upcoming season. Via the Newseum’s Today’s Front Pages: The piece in the Sports section has a level of optimism that’s exclusive to pre-spring-training days … Continue reading

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Let Timmy Smoke (In Boston?)

A mere one day after the hardrooting staff sang the praises of Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum, the San Francisco trick-or-treat, the hometown Boston Herald offered this: Tim Lincecum could be worth gamble for Sox Ellsbury for Lincecum good deal The Red … Continue reading

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WSJ Tracks The Blues Of The Red Sox

Every weekend the Wall Street Journal publishes Sentiment Tracker: A Computational Analysis of the Conversation on Social Networks. And every weekend the Journal fails to post the acccompanying nifty pie charts (check the dead-tree edition) on its website. So the … Continue reading

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Eddie On The Tobin, Jack On The Zakim: You Can Come Down Now

That 14-inning Red Sox-Yankee war of attrition might prove to be a Pyrrhic victory: How much the Sox burned their bullpen could come back to, well, burn them against the pesky Orioles the next few days. But it sure made … Continue reading

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A New Yorker (Editor) In Red Sox Nation

This email poured into the Global Worldwide Headquarters of Campaign Outsider today: Dear Laughter Lovers, Well, as promised, I’m up in Boston at the International Society for Humor Studies Conference. The conference proper hasn’t started yet, so I don’t have anything specific … Continue reading

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Red Sox Pitcher A Wall Street Journal Lackey

Headline in Tuesday’s Wall Street Journal: Be Happy Your Team Didn’t Buy Any Pitching Lede: While baseball teams have significantly cut back on their spending over the last two winters, general managers are still often seduced by the lure of … Continue reading

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Red $ox Nation (Adjusted For Inflation)

Is it just me, or was anyone else surprised to learn that the Olde Towne Team’s value appreciated less than 10% over the past eight years? Lede from Friday’s dead-tree edition of the Boston Herald: A regulatory filing yesterday by the New York … Continue reading

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