The Boston Red Sox Heart Mike Lowell: A Hartford Whaler Salute!

    And today, Venuist would like to extend our “Hartford Whaler Salute to” – “The Red Sox Embarrassing String of Failures in their Attempts to Deal Mike Lowell for Value to Another Professional Baseball Club.”  [[Note: Seriously, if tomorrow, we all woke up to read that Lowell and Tazawa had been packaged together in … Continue reading

Making Sense: part 2; John Lackey to Sox?

    John Lackey, as Fox Sports and the Boston Globe reports (a reputable source for sports as any, cough cough Boston Herald) is undergoing a physical for Red Sox MGMT.  This – to paraphrase virtually every other sports news source that doesn’t break from sports talk to give you a video of Kermit the … Continue reading

Making Sense: Casey Kotchman

Looks like the Boston Red Sox have elected to retain Casey Kotchman’s services for the 2010 season. For those following at home, The Venuist was shocked at the Boston Herald report from last week which speculated that the Sox would cut ties with a slick fielding 1st baseman with some potential pop in his bat … Continue reading

The 'East Coast Bias Report' – 1st Ed. "Wait. What?"

…if I’m Theo I make this move just to have a guy called Max-Ram on my club. Max-Ram! That might be the coolest first name/last name contraction things that A-Rod has made so popular…

The ‘East Coast Bias Report’ – 1st Ed. “Wait. What?”

…if I’m Theo I make this move just to have a guy called Max-Ram on my club. Max-Ram! That might be the coolest first name/last name contraction things that A-Rod has made so popular…

On Curtis Granderson, and a Boy Called Theo

    First of all, The Venuist extends its congratulations to the World Champion New York Yankees for continuing, spitefully, to kick ass even after the 2009 season has come to its conclusion. The Venuist, and this goes for nearly all of our staff, may not have warm feelings for the NYY franchise – and … Continue reading

NOT Derek Jeter, cont.

    Interesting article this week on the state of the Red Sox infield.  Shaughnessy – of the Boston Globe, but sometimes, lately, of Sports Illustrated – writes of Boston’s long nightmare, err, search for stability at the position of short stop.   Now, the other day the Venuist pointed out that while Orlando Cabrera … Continue reading