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Pop Quiz: Who’s Driving the Sox Offense?

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Pop Quiz: Who’s Driving the Sox Offense?

Pop quiz: which Red Sox player has the highest batting average so far this season? Is it V-Mart? Pedroia? Another one of the usual suspects? Believe it or not, it’s Jason Varitek. Yes, the veteran catcher—who, you may remember, lost his starting job mid-season last year when the Sox brought in hard-hitting Victor Martinez in […]

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Welcome Back, Jason Varitek

Filed in Sports by on April 11, 2010 0 Comments
Welcome Back, Jason Varitek

The most important part of the Red Sox just-concluded three game set in Kansas City is the 2-1 series victory Boston pulled out. With the two wins, Boston is back to a .500 record overall on the young season. The two wins also snapped a three game losing streak Boston had been carrying since they […]

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What Do You Do With An Aging Catcher?

Filed in Sports by on November 11, 2009 0 Comments
What Do You Do With An Aging Catcher?

Author’s Note: As this post went up, the Red Sox announced Jason Varitek’s decision to re-sign with the team for the 2010 season. Good timing, eh? With the much anticipated—though ultimately unsurprising—announcement on Monday that Victor Martinez would return next season as the Red Sox primary catcher, Jason Varitek suddenly became the odd man out. […]

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