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dayum, that’s harsh.

7 April 2007, 7:45 am
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Curt Schilling’s assessment of his performance in the Sox’s season opener is almost painful to read. His candor would be striking even if he were less famous, but given his stature, I think it’s truly extraordinary. ‘Course, with his $13M base salary, he earned something north of half a mil that day.

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words of wisdom from Jerry Trupiano

13 August 2006, 5:25 pm
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Jerry and Joe, referring to a fan who ran onto the field at a game:

Joe: You have to wonder what these people are thinking. Sometimes you have to assume they’re not thinking.
Jerry: Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life.

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hit in the head

11 August 2006, 8:44 pm
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Sometimes when a player gets hit by a ball and “shakes it off” and stays in, I have to wonder whether he’s really going to play effectively for the rest of the game. But I guess Mike Lowell can tell when he’s okay, because after being de-helmeted and knocked down by a pitch, he proceeded […]

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when life gets you down

11 August 2006, 5:17 pm
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Among your options:

Turn to one of the Daily WTF’s galleries of interface oddities. If nothing else, you can (probably) give thanks that you’re not the responsible party.
Go marvel at the fine line between boundless optimism and wilfull self-delusion.
Listen to a swell record by a new band with an embarrasing name, like Headlights or Hot Young […]

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“Don’t me make bring the Scrabble set!”

25 June 2006, 11:52 am
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Does the vision of Jonathan Papelbon going head-to-head with his teammates over the Scrabble board in the clubhouse warm the chambers of my heart? You know it.
Was it ever-lovin’ wunnerful to see the the Phillies’ dirtbag pitcher have his (allegedly, if you’re a lawyer) wife-beating ass handed to him by Schilling and the Sox offense? […]

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“I want to finish my career as a Red Sox player”

11 April 2006, 2:17 pm
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Aw, yeah. He seems like such a gentleman. And we like his salsa, too.

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5 October 2005, 8:09 pm
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“The importance of keeping Podsednik off base cannot be understated.”
– Jerry Trupiano, WEEI Radio
Mind you, it’s lucky I don’t have to avoid tripping over my tongue for a few adrenaline-charged hours a night, and I’m very grateful to Jerry and his partner Joe Castiglione for saving me from wanting to get cable. So we kid, […]

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junior high snigger

7 August 2005, 9:05 am
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There’s only one thing I want to remember about Friday’s game, and that’s the moment when one of the announcers spoke of “an offensive explosion by the Minnesota Twins.”

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