Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Jenrry Mejia

Maybe you missed this little news story …Red Sox sign previously banned Mejia to minor league deal . Here’s the rub …Jenrry Mejia was banned for life after testing positive for performance enhancing drugs (PEDS) on 3 separate occasions. Not one not two but three times. Yes the Comissioner reinstated Mejia after meeting with him.Continue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Jenrry Mejia”

Smallthoughts: Congratulations to the Boston Red Sox 2018 World Champions

What can you say about the Boston Red Sox  that hasn’t been said…when you win 108 games with a first year manager it certainly gets everyone’s attention. Now as you know it’s quite another to not only get the attention but to hold everyone’s attention…Boston did just that by beating their long time division rivalContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Congratulations to the Boston Red Sox 2018 World Champions”

Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …Alex Cora

Is Alex Cora this good of a manager or is this a case of the having the players? I think it is a little of both. The first year manager led the Boston RedSox to a 108 win season then beat the New York Yankees, then beat the defending champs Houston Astros to get toContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …Alex Cora”

Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week…Boston RedSox

We are little late in posting and a little late in giving the Sox their due. All season long they have been meeting the challenge of owning the American League East putting to bed their hated rivals the New York Yankees in a four game sweep which sparked panic in Yankee fans. They are aContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week…Boston RedSox”

Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …New York Yankees and Boston RedSox

One of sports fiercest rivalries has got hot again and this time it is over one of cardinal rules of the game…stealing signs. It is usually gamesmanship when a team can pick up another team’s signs to gain an advantage on the field but apparently the Red Sox took it to another level electronically. TheContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …New York Yankees and Boston RedSox”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Carl Yastrzemski

He was the man with the bat held high in the air which in his later years, he adjusted his stance and held the bat lower. He was also known for modifying his batting helmets by enlarging the right ear hole (for comfort) and removing part of the right ear flap (for better vision ofContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Carl Yastrzemski”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday…Dwight Evans

At the time of Dwight Evans career you could say he was over looked by more prominent outfielders like Reggie Jackson, Dave Parker, Dave Winfield and even his own teammates Fred Lynn and Carl Yastrzemski. Evans was just  as good as a fielder as they were and had a very strong and accurate arm. Evans wonContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday…Dwight Evans”

Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week… Boston RedSox Team President Sam Kennedy

  David Ortiz bobblehead ‘racially insensitive’, says Boston Red Sox President This weeks rave of the week may seem a little out of sorts …a bobble head? you ask. Yes. And Boston RedSox team president Sam Kennedy spoke up about it. Why because the team was doing a promotion a David Ortiz bobblehead day.  InsteadContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week… Boston RedSox Team President Sam Kennedy”

Dave Dombrowski Hired as Boston Redsox Head of Baseball Operations

It didn’t take long for Dave Dombrowski to find a new job, it had been rumored that he was heading to Toronto but in a stunning move he is heading to Boston where he is reunited with his old boss  Red Sox Owner John Henry. They were together in Miami with the Marlins. “I wantContinue reading “Dave Dombrowski Hired as Boston Redsox Head of Baseball Operations”