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4/23/2013 3:05 PM
He didn't so much start out fast as he had one big game in the first week of the season...
4/23/2013 5:20 PM
Posted by 05nomar05 on 4/23/2013 2:54:00 PM (view original):
Posted by edsortails on 4/22/2013 3:01:00 PM (view original):
I think he will turn out OK, but honestly, outside of 1 game in Toronto, what exactly has Middlebrooks done this year to be declared 'the real deal'?


can't help but be pleased with the start, especially compared to expectations....but if the pitching becomes less than out of this worldly, this bubble bursts fast......the lineup needs help


is anyone else not exactly seeing what they are supposed to like so much about Jonny Gomes? I don't feel like he is anything like Kevin Millar and on top of that, he kind of sucks......on the flip side, I don't find myself loathing Mike Napoli as much as I thought I would


He started out fast....then hit a large brick wall.  That said, he plays plus defense and has shown to have plus power (see last year).  The kid has it. 

Much better than "expert" predictions.  Pitching will good all year (barring injury).  Defense is damn good.  The Pen started amazing and has fizzled a little now.  I has the makeup to be one of the tops all season.

Yeah...was shocked/disappointed when we brought in Gomes.  He stinks.  The thing he is good at, seems to be chemistry.  I'm also enjoying Napli more than i thought too.  Can't wait to see Papi, Napli, Middlebrooks 3-4-5 all hitting at the same time.  
Gomes is a solid power hitter.  He'll shine at some point this season for an extended period, longer than JB Jr. did at least.  Napster will hit with power all season, his avg&obp may fluctuate, but given the way he's swinging the bat I think it should be good.  Remember he had been unhealthy.  Either way, 25 bombs is a given.

I believe the pitching will stout all season.  If there is gonna be a "surprise" manuever this season it'll involve Aceves being given his walking papers.  i believe that'll simply depend on how badly they need a swingman.

I think Middlebrooks is closer to Hillenbrand than Adrian beltre as far as free swinging 3Bman go.  We'll see.

Stephen Drew looks pretty competant.  I'm on board

 

 

4/24/2013 4:56 PM
Jeez I wrote that bit on Aceves BEFORE yesterdays outing



JEEZ
5/12/2013 1:30 PM
Posted by 05nomar05 on 4/8/2013 10:50:00 AM (view original):
Posted by arvidjosef on 6/27/2012 12:49:00 PM (view original):
Posted by 05nomar05 on 6/27/2012 9:03:00 AM (view original):
Posted by arvidjosef on 6/26/2012 9:28:00 PM (view original):
Posted by 05nomar05 on 6/25/2012 9:08:00 AM (view original):
Posted by mudbone1969 on 6/24/2012 6:05:00 PM (view original):
You got two real sacks of laughable crap for Youk.
The move was to put Gonzo back at 1B for good and to have Middlebrooks play everyday at 3B.  It's a addition by subtraction.  
I disagree.  Youk was, is and always will be better than Middlebrooks.  It's a sign to me that hey they are dogging this season.  Can't believe they traded him
You are a fool if you think that Youk is better than Middlebrooks right now.

I can't stand the Debbie-downer fans in Boston.....can't stand the media either.  Yeah, the Sox are really just throwing the season away.  

F'ing tards.
Admittedly, I have not been paying close attention this season. 

I can however spot a flash in the pan.

Middlebrooks was uninspiring as a minor leaguer (solid extra bases but damn that K/BB split).  Why would you think he'll make a competant major leaguer?

Youk statistically has been below average this season, yes.  But he had earned the right to play here and turn it around (RE: David Ortiz).

It's dumb.
Just digging up old stuff.

I'd say that Middlebrooks looks like the real deal.

ISSSS that what you would say Mr. Mia Hamm??
 



*check out that k/bb split

5/13/2013 8:54 AM
Posted by arvidjosef on 5/12/2013 1:30:00 PM (view original):
Posted by 05nomar05 on 4/8/2013 10:50:00 AM (view original):
Posted by arvidjosef on 6/27/2012 12:49:00 PM (view original):
Posted by 05nomar05 on 6/27/2012 9:03:00 AM (view original):
Posted by arvidjosef on 6/26/2012 9:28:00 PM (view original):
Posted by 05nomar05 on 6/25/2012 9:08:00 AM (view original):
Posted by mudbone1969 on 6/24/2012 6:05:00 PM (view original):
You got two real sacks of laughable crap for Youk.
The move was to put Gonzo back at 1B for good and to have Middlebrooks play everyday at 3B.  It's a addition by subtraction.  
I disagree.  Youk was, is and always will be better than Middlebrooks.  It's a sign to me that hey they are dogging this season.  Can't believe they traded him
You are a fool if you think that Youk is better than Middlebrooks right now.

I can't stand the Debbie-downer fans in Boston.....can't stand the media either.  Yeah, the Sox are really just throwing the season away.  

F'ing tards.
Admittedly, I have not been paying close attention this season. 

I can however spot a flash in the pan.

Middlebrooks was uninspiring as a minor leaguer (solid extra bases but damn that K/BB split).  Why would you think he'll make a competant major leaguer?

Youk statistically has been below average this season, yes.  But he had earned the right to play here and turn it around (RE: David Ortiz).

It's dumb.
Just digging up old stuff.

I'd say that Middlebrooks looks like the real deal.

ISSSS that what you would say Mr. Mia Hamm??
 



*check out that k/bb split

Still young.  Kid has the talent.
5/14/2013 9:06 PM
He's a bum
5/14/2013 9:06 PM

JB Jr. will be back though...

6/26/2013 8:27 AM
MIDDLEBROOKS= AAA ALL-STAR?
6/26/2013 1:28 PM
He'll be back.

I'd rather see them trade Drew and have kept Will up.  Oh well.
7/9/2013 4:30 PM
I'd rather see X up and have somebody bite on Middlebrooks in a deadline upgrade.....





also, I still can't stand Jon Lester
7/9/2013 4:31 PM
the loss Saturday night against the Angels feels like the kind of loss that will take a while to stop stinging
8/2/2013 9:39 AM
F*ck all this roid sh!t...  how 'bout that comeback???!  Sox are awesome
8/2/2013 9:48 AM
yes. they are overperforming. you are correct. but facts is facts. they are much better than last season
8/2/2013 10:36 AM
down 7-2 in 9th and winning.  i was watching it.  as i was watching it i didn't believe it.. well until the managerial gaffe by robby thompson  hhaha  at that point i knew sea was f*cked  hahhaa
8/2/2013 3:09 PM
Posted by edsortails on 7/9/2013 4:30:00 PM (view original):
I'd rather see X up and have somebody bite on Middlebrooks in a deadline upgrade.....





also, I still can't stand Jon Lester
Can't wait to actually see this kid play.  Hope he continues his success in the minors up in the bigs.
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