Tag: Boston Red Sox

Red Sux: Another Lost Series to those Damn Yankees

Filed in Local News, Sports by on August 24, 2009 0 Comments
Red Sux: Another Lost Series to those Damn Yankees

It’s almost September, and I’m starting to get worried. Another series against the Yankees concluded, and again the Red Sox have slipped in the standings. After dropping two of three, the Sox are now seven and a half games behind the Damn Yankees and clinging to a one game lead in the wild card. Things […]

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Showdown in Beantown: Three Game Sox-Yankees Series Opens Tonight

Filed in Sports by on August 21, 2009 0 Comments
Showdown in Beantown: Three Game Sox-Yankees Series Opens Tonight

As the Yankees and Red Sox prepare for the final showdown in Beantown of the season, I can’t shake this feeling of déjà vu, this sense that something hazy, indistinct, and yet ominously monstrous is again looming around the corner. The situation is ripe for misery: having won what feels like eighty out of their […]

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Let’s see that again: Kevin Youkilis vs. Rick Porcello

Filed in Sports by on August 12, 2009 0 Comments
Let’s see that again: Kevin Youkilis vs. Rick Porcello

During Tuesday’s game against the Tigers, Detroit pitcher Rick Porcello hit Kevin Youkilis with a pitch in the second inning. It was the second game in a row Youk was hit by a pitch. He charges the mound, and actually reaches and makes contact with the pitcher, which is kind of a rare instance in […]

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Please, Anything but a Four Game Sweep

Filed in Sports by on August 9, 2009 0 Comments
Please, Anything but a Four Game Sweep

So, is that it? Three games into a four game series with the Yankees and the Red Sox have done just about nothing. In game one, John Smoltz, one of the most prolific pitchers of his era whose incredible resume should translate into an easy first ballot Hall of Fame induction, pitched nothing like his […]

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Where to Eat in The Fenway Neighborhood

Filed in Food & Dining, Headline, Sports by on June 12, 2009 0 Comments
Where to Eat in The Fenway Neighborhood

Boston’s Fenway neighborhood is, of course, most famous for its proximity to the famous baseball park. But since I moved here two months ago, I’ve learned that there’s a lot more to Fenway than the Red Sox and Fenway Park. Whether you’re looking for a pre-game beer or something a bit more sophisticated, my ‘hood has […]

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