Friday, March 15, 2002
Lit Up, and Sox come up a Little bit short.
False Hope for Truel as No-Kerrigan-Clone Takes Over as Pitching Coach.
Thursday, March 14, 2002
The Grady Bunch is Ready to Play Ball
Jose rips two out as calls of "Eat-the-Contract" ring through Nation. Offy won't play second fiddle to Sanchez, Baerga.
Sox Lose Again! Cubbage to be Replaced Today, Little Manages Against Twins Tonight.
Wednesday, March 13, 2002
Is Yankee Ship Starting to Sink?
Injuries, egos, and unsavory characters cause chink in amour.
Tuesday, March 12, 2002
St. Louis Beats Boston in
Super Bowl revenge
Monday, March 11, 2002
Grady Train Does Not Get Derailed.
New Sox manager gets 2-year deal and a huge round of applause at clubhouse introduction
Will Truel get tossed for Dick Pole? Grady profile
Texas Tie: 8-8 and Pedro gets roughed up, Clark goes deep again, Baerga 2RBI
Monday, March 11, 2002
Trot Lets Bat
Do the Talkin'
Sox Beat Yankees 2-1
Big Juan is back to '99 form, teams with Wake to throw shutout ball.
Detroit slams Boston 6-3 in second game.
Sunday, March 10, 2002
Is Felipe for Real?
Interview takes place, but is Boston the place for him? He wants to manage but just doesn't seem to care where.
Thanks but No Thanks
Kelly Declines to be Interviewed for Sox Manager Post.
Saturday, March 9, 2002
ALL SYSTEMS LOWE
Reincarnated Closer pitches perfect four innings
Lowe and Behold: Casey chimes in with three no-hit innings as well. But Blue Jays score two unearned runs in 8th to beat Sox.
Off-and-running: Jose goes 2-3 and STEALS THIRD.
Third Base Battle: Will Baerga Keep Shea at Bay?
Carlos is hitting at a .500 clip. The second coming of Wilton Veras at .385 raises eyebrows as well.
ALOU INTERVIEW COMPLETED
Friday, March 8, 2002
Interview Suits Grady. Perfect Fit, Tailor Made for Manager's Job.
Macha Madness over. Alou is out. And it's corned beef for Cubbage. The New Manager's Suit only comes in Little.
No late deal with Beane:
Macha out altogether.
ESPN reports: Sox denied permission to talk to Macha
Reds jump on Hermanson (out after 1/3 inning) for six runs in the first.
Cincinnati belts Sox 9-7.
Is Tom Kelly headed to the Red Sox? Lengthy column in the
St. Paul Pioneer Press
Thursday, March 7, 2002
Cubbage Patch Kids go 1-0
Mike wants to stay on as Manager. Not happening.
Edes on The Zone: Four managers to be interviewed — Little, Macha, Cubbage, and Tony Pena. Announcement may wait until Monday.
Pitching-rich Sox draw Orioles 1-1 in 7-inning game.
Cause for concern? Varitek not catching every day, still has soreness.
Hey Joe, where you goin' with that Yankee cap in your hand.
Kerrigan cagey when asked about heading to Yankees, says "I'm a free agent."
Clark goes deeeep for second spring HR. Oliver, Wake put up 0s as Sox beat Pirates 8-1
Wednesday, March 6, 2002
Say it Ain't So Joe
MIKE CUBBAGE NAMED INTERIM MANAGER FOR A FEW DAYS.
Tuesday, March 5, 2002
The Mound Dog Returns
Pedro breezes through two shutout innings.
Sox beat Braves 4-2.
Latest: Sox hire Doug Melvin as GM consultant. "Let's win two," Sox sweep 7-3 over Tigers, 4-3 over Twins. Fossum, Pena winners. Clark homer, Damon Grand.
Detroit win, Minnesota win
Monday, March 4, 2002
Blown lead by Hasselhoff keeps Red Sox at Bay, Watch on Kerrigan continues.
Port doesn't bite on Joe's request to know in 24 hours. Kerrigan only has job for "right now."
Monday: Red Sox rally back against Tigers, Twins
Sunday: Sox lose to Reds 5-4
Sunday, March 3, 2002
Kerrigan still Hanging, Chadd
in Florida Elected Scouting Director
Does Joe have one more day to go? Or will he be granted a stay of execution?
Twins edge Sox in 10. Nomar, Jason look good
Saturday, March 2, 2002
Shea Saves the Day for Joe K.
Sox slam BC 2-1. Now it's off to Northeastern and BU, and let's win there.
Friday, March, 1, 2002
It's Macha Madness or Grady by a Little.
Kerrigan gone by sundown Sunday?
Thursday January 31, 2002
No Big Deal
Bitchette, O'Leary, and Valentin signings are minor at best.
Wednesday January 30, 2002
That's the Ticket
Prices to rise for best seats in the house.
Tuesday, January 29, 2002
Pokey the Pirate
Reese out. Steel curtain infielder goes to Pittsburgh.
Monday January 28, 2002
Bledsoe Closes Curtain but it's Brady in the Bayou.
Tom has a leg up on Drew and will lead Patriots Sunday.
Sunday January 27, 2002
Steel Curtain is Brady's Brunch
Tom will come up big in Pittsburgh today.
Saturday January 26, 2002
Roughs in the Diamond
Non-roster invitees to get their chance in March. Will any of them be coming north in April?
Friday January 25, 2002
Ted Fouls One Off
Splendid Splinter lands in hospital, but reports of his striking out are greatly exaggerated.
Thursday January 24, 2002
Pirated by Pittsburgh
Avila gets away from Sox. Can Boston still win a World Series without the Florida assistant GM?
Wednesday January 23, 2002
Garces Wants Second Helping
Can Sox digest a large contract for El Guapo? Lucchino to chew on it first, might be too much for him to swallow.
Tuesday January 22, 2002
What's in a name?
Dan Duquette's cousin on Lucchino's short list. Are Jim's chances of landing the GM job slim?
Monday January 21, 2002
Change is in the Air
Duquette is stepping down, but may not be totally out.
Saturday January 19, Sunday January 20, 2002
Saturday Night's Alright for Football
Snow Dogs bury Choakland tonight.
Friday January 18, 2002
Duke Packs Up Desk
No longer if, but when.
Thursday January 17, 2002
There's a New Sheriff in Town
Lucky Lucchino takes the reigns today as new owners group rises from Phoenix.
Happy days are here again.
Wednesday January 16, 2002
White Smoke Wednesday
Look for Henry-Werner-Lucchino to get owner approval today. Roadblock Reilly could still take action before final closing. Dolan may also delay the process.
Tuesday January 15, 2002
Charles in Charge?
Dolan continues to mess with the sales process. Daddy Megabucks throws in another $50 million. Will Harrington get the Trust boot? Will Henry have to fund Reilly's charity campaign?
Monday January 14, 2002
"Enough is Enough"
Harrington, Partners accept Henry bid. Will sale get derailed again before Phoenix? Or will we see the white smoke on Wednesday?
Sunday January 13, 2002
Whole New Ballgame?
Selig, Reilly to speak about The Sale today. Statement from Harrington and limited partners on reopening bids expected tomorrow.
Saturday January 12, 2002
Dolan Not Done
Just when you thought it was safe to get ready for Spring, Daddy Megabucks brings more dollars to the table. Will this spell doom for our dynamic trio of Henry, Werner, Lucchino? No. They pass with flying colors next week.
Friday January 11, 2002
Dan's Last Supper
He served up his seasonal side dish again: "We spent more days in first place than any year since '95." Stick a fork in him. He's done.
Thursday January 10, 2002
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?
Pokey? Stanley? Boston Baseball Writer's Dinner at Sheraton tonight.
Wednesday January 9, 2002
Sox won't make Sang mistake twice.
Tuesday January 8, 2002
Is Rice cooked? Will El Tiante get smoked?
Hall of Fame selections will be announced today
Monday January 7, 2002
John Henry puts the Hammer Down.
Will stop losing bidders from blocking the owner vote.
Sunday January 6, 2002
Time to salute the Patriots.
Playing second fiddle to the Red Sox-sale-soap-opera,
Turf Dogs get their due, go for the bye today.