Recent content by rlcave3rd

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    8/1 at Astors 8:10 ET

    Pair of Shoes, as Eck would say
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    7/28 There Is No Gamethread. We need a Gamethread.

    Trading 2 outs for 1 run is a good dill.
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    7/27 Bottom's Up!

    His stuff is impressive, but he's not exactly facing Murderer's Row
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    7/27 Bottom's Up!

    Whitlock pitched 2 innings on Monday. As I recall, that means he gets 2 days off before being used again.
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    Red Sox Trade Deadline 2022

    I was surprised to see Noah Song on the list of Rule 5 eligible players, since he is blocked by his military commitment. I thought players had to be actively in the development process. Is Rule 5 eligibility determined strictly by the time since the Sox acquired the rights to the player?
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    A Futile and Stupid Gesture On Our Part - 7.24.22

    So much weak contact, yet few outs.
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    We're back!

    He was out for 2 months with an ankle injury. Just coming back this week.
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    We're back!

    Oops...typo there. Can I blame Autocorrect?
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    We're back!

    It would be fun if the Sox win the next two games 1-0, and win the series despite being outscored 29-6.
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    We're back!

    There is a new biography of Rickie Henderson by Howard Bryant that looks interesting.
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    Red Sox Trade Deadline 2022

    If it is just a matter of Devers wanting to play with Xander because of their friendship, then that is probably true to some extent, although it might be balanced by his familiarity with the organization and the city. Unless the Sox sign both of them, however, it seems unlikely that they would...
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    July 14th - Red Sox @ Tamper - Let's not get swept

    Kutter's cutter cutting down the Rays
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    July 14th - Red Sox @ Tamper - Let's not get swept

    I thought that coming back to get a split with the Yankees would do that...
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    Explaining baseball’s next experiment to limit shifts: The ‘pie-slice rule’

    I have been to a couple of Sea Dogs games this season, and I agree 100% with the comment about the pitch clock. The game moves along much more quickly, and I like it a lot. It led me to wonder: what, if any, is the impact of moving up from the pitch-clock environment in AAA to the no-pitch-clock...