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Monday, September 03, 2001

Red Sox fire pitching coach - 09/03/01


The Red Sox score at a run per game clip and they fire the pitching coach!

Where is my Mariners hat?

The Original Gary Posted: September 03, 2001 at 02:19 PM | 8 comment(s) Login to Bookmark

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   1. JimFurtado Posted: September 03, 2001 at 06:14 PM (#72300)

What's wrong with letting Cone throw 120 pitches?
   2. Sonny Gray's Got a Yakker for Your Culo Posted: September 04, 2001 at 02:27 AM (#72305)
Average reaction of Red Sox fans to this move: "Ohmigod, the pitching coach was wicked pissed!"

Somewhere, Oil Can Boyd is typing up his resume.
   3. Darren Posted: September 04, 2001 at 04:28 AM (#72307)

Getting your inside dirt from Suzyn Waldmyn is not a great idea, especially if it's about the Red Sox.

Now if you want to know how to make Scott Brosius's favorite brownies, or what movies make Andy Pettitte cry, she's a great source.
   4. Sonny Gray's Got a Yakker for Your Culo Posted: September 04, 2001 at 06:12 AM (#72308)
Ironically enough, I just visited Cumberland Falls.
   5. Gold Star for Robothal Posted: September 04, 2001 at 08:08 AM (#72309)
The Red Sox are the quintessential dysfunctional organisation. Collectively, the organisation and its fans are like a thousand tugboats tethered to a yacht, all pulling in a different direction. The desire for absolute control of every moment leads to winning some battles that may be more productive to lose which results in losing the war and its spoils. The "new england" mindset has yet to learn that control is achieved once control is relinquished. There are NO "i's" in team but there are too many "I's" in Red Sox Nation. The chip has become a boulder. It may take an avalanche to clear the harbour.

   6. Jay Jaffe Posted: September 04, 2001 at 03:00 PM (#72312)
Wow, stick a fork in the Red Sox--they're really done. Never in my wildest pinstriped dreams did I suspect that an already-bad situation would turn into the Bronx Zoo Redux.

Anybody else notice that Pedro didn't win a single game after his "Why don't we just wake up the Bambino, and maybe I'll drill him in the ass" quote?
   7. Darren Posted: September 04, 2001 at 03:29 PM (#72313)

Was she there when Duquette told Cumberland he was fired?

She is a terrible announcer and completey biased. If you had said originally that ESPN was reporting this story, then I wouldn't have had any problem. When it comes from her, though, it's meaningless.
   8. Darren Posted: September 04, 2001 at 06:08 PM (#72315)
Well, as long as your sorry, I forgive you.

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