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Look Up ‘Squander’ In The Dictionary (II) . . .

. . . and you still get a picture of this: Game 5 of the ALDS Tigers-Yankees tilt was by far the worst for a Made Yankee Fan in Boston: Bases loaded, one out in the Yankees 4th – zero … Continue reading

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The Red Sox 99.6% Dissolution

New York Times stat-cat Nate Silver had a knee-Bucknering piece yesterday charting the Red Sox September collapse: The Boston Red Sox odds of reaching the playoffs peaked on Sept. 3. Following a 12-7 win against the Texas Rangers, they held … Continue reading

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Live Blogging The Latest Worst Red Sox Loss Ever

So it’s 11:40 p.m. on Wednesday and the hardworking staff has the Sox-Orioles game on the kitchen TV and is tracking the Yankees-Rays on MLB’s Gameday site, which is the digital equivalent of watching an old-fashioned ticker provide a pitch-by-pitch account … 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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Yankee Fan Says ‘Go, Sox!’

Pennant races are funny things, starting with they’re not really pennant races anymore – they’re postseason races. Regardless, once you begin scoreboard watching, you introduce a whole new geometry into the standings. Take Saturday’s AL East games, for instance. The … Continue reading

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Opening Night

Say, that was some swell rollercoaster ride the Red Sox and Yankees submitted at the lyric little bandbox last night, yes? Excellent start to the new hardball season. Regardless, some questions: 1) Does anyone in his right mind believe a … Continue reading

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A World’s Serious

The great Ring Lardner‘s lede for his 1920 gem, “A World’s Serious:” ADVANCE NOTICE Sept. 30. – All though they have been world serious practally every yr. for the last 20 yrs. this next world serious which is supposed to … Continue reading

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