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Renteria's Record

The right man for the job.

Posted on Mar 19, 2017
Keywords: Carson Fulmer, Rick Renteria

The Pace Of The Game

Maybe it's time that MLB sheds its inferiority complex and celebrates the three hours that folks can spend at the ballpark with friends and family, watching a ballgame, eating a hot dog, and drinking a beer.

Posted on Mar 6, 2017
Keywords: Barry Bonds, Chris Sale, Jackie Robinson

Putting The Spring In Spring Training

This is a world of athletes with optimistic hopes of reaching the next level amid blue skies, warm temperatures and encouragement from coaches, fans, and teammates. And it can't be rushed.

Posted on Feb 28, 2017
Keywords: Blake Smith, Tommy Lasorda

Sale, All Smiles, Sold

Ready to leave throwback uniforms and children in the clubhouse in arrears.

Posted on Dec 7, 2016
Keywords: Chris Sale, Luis Alexander Basabe, Victor Diaz, Yoan Moncada. Michael Kopech

The Season In Verse | Back Up The Hearse

It actually got worse.

Posted on Oct 2, 2016
Keywords: Adam LaRoche, Chris Sale, Guaranteed Rate Field, James Shields, Rick Renteria, Robin Ventura

Venerating Vin

He rooted for baseball, not the Dodgers.

Posted on Sep 26, 2016
Keywords: Hawk Harrelson, Jason Benetti, Steve Stone, Vin Scully


The only "rebuild" this team needs is in the manager's office and the bullpen.

Posted on Sep 19, 2016
Keywords: Robin Ventura

Ask About The Curve

Interested fans can learn all kinds of information at Sox games.

Posted on Sep 12, 2016
Keywords: Carlos Rodon, Chris Sale, Friendly Bob Adams, Hamm's, Miguel Gonzalez, Peyronie's disease, White Owl

Fly The Coop

If you listen to Hawk Harrelson, Don Cooper is one of the game's elite pitching coaches . . .

Posted on Sep 5, 2016
Keywords: David Robertson, Don Cooper, Francisco Liriano, Jake Peavy, James Shields, Jeff Samardzija

Chili Sell-Off

The team's new direction: online mortgages.

Posted on Aug 29, 2016
Keywords: Brooks Boyer, Luke Appling, Victor Ciardelli

Rick's Picks

Have any of his deals really worked out?

Posted on Aug 22, 2016
Keywords: Adam Dunn, Adam Eaton, Addison Reed, Jeff Samardzija, Rick Hahn, Todd Frazier

Clown Show

Another creative way to lose a ballgame.

Posted on Aug 15, 2016
Keywords: Andy The Clown, Joe McEwing, The San Diego Chicken, Wild Bill Hagy

Abreu Awakens

It's not much, but it's all we have.

Posted on Aug 8, 2016
Keywords: Hawk Harrelson, Jose Abreu, Steve Stone

It's Tilson Time!

In a lost season, why not?

Posted on Aug 1, 2016
Keywords: Anthony Ranaudo, Charlie Tilson

Sale's Scissors

Had Sale been handed the shorts and knee socks, there's no telling what degree of devastation might have ensued.

Posted on Jul 25, 2016
Keywords: Bill Veeck, Chris Sale, David Robertson

Fire Sale

Tank time.

Posted on Jul 18, 2016
Keywords: Branch Rickey, Ralph Kiner

All-Star Laments

If Robin Ventura were the most interesting manager in baseball, he might proclaim, "We don't often lose, but when we do, we prefer to be shut out."

Posted on Jul 10, 2016
Keywords: Chris Sale, Pete Rose, Ted Williams

Dead And Alive

Schrodinger's baseball team.

Posted on Jul 4, 2016
Keywords: Austin Jackson, Avisail Garcia, Chris Sale, Jose Quintana, Justin Morneau, Matt Davidson, Melky Cabrera, Tim Anderson, Todd Frazier

Robin Lives

Changing managers mid-stream rarely works anyway.

Posted on Jun 27, 2016
Keywords: Chris Sale, Curt Motton, Jack Harshman, Junior Lake, Pete Richert, Robin Ventura

Circus Trip

Put a tent over it.

Posted on Jun 20, 2016
Keywords: Dioner Navarro, James Shields, Matt Purke, Nate Jones, Robin Ventura

The Unsavior Is Here

One thing's for sure: the Sox can't be any worse with Tim Anderson.

Posted on Jun 13, 2016
Keywords: Chris Sale, Dayan Viciedo, Gordon Beckham, Tim Anderson, Zach Collins

Big Game James Neither

Unless there is an abrupt turnaround, James Shields will find himself frequently pitching in pressure situations where giving up three or four runs will be too much for his teammates to overcome.

Posted on Jun 5, 2016
Keywords: James Shields, Jose Abreu, Rich Hahn, Robin Ventura, Todd Steverson

Here Are The Ugly Facts

Don "D.B." Cooper is conspicuously MIA.

Posted on May 30, 2016
Keywords: David Robertson, Matt Albers, Nate Jones, Tommy Kahnle

Video Vexation

Stay home - or go to Wrigley - for best results.

Posted on May 22, 2016
Keywords: Adam Eaton, Hunter Wendelstedt

Losing The Plot

Not the formula that propelled the Sox to a five-game lead in the American League Central as the week began.

Posted on May 15, 2016
Keywords: Carlos Rodon, Jose Quintana, Mat Latos, Miguel Gonzalez, Robin Ventura, Todd Frazier, Zach Duke

The Color Of Money

A dollar bill is worth a dollar no matter what color hands give it to you.

Posted on May 9, 2016
Keywords: Bill Veeck Sr., Cinco de Mayo, Natalie Moore

Eating Up The AL

Three squares a day.

Posted on May 1, 2016
Keywords: Dioner Navarro, Matt Albers, Ron Northey, Smoky Burgess, Wilbur Wood


We would be remiss if we didn't point out the generosity of the fellows providing the opposition.

Posted on Apr 24, 2016
Keywords: Adam Eaton, Avisail Garcia, Brett Lawrie, Dioner Navarro, Jose Abreu, Todd Frazier

Hitless Wonders

Near-perfect pitching, upgrade in smarts propels team to strong start.

Posted on Apr 18, 2016
Keywords: Chris Sale, Jose Quintana, Mat Latos

Big League Flushers

No attention is paid to plumbing, bathrooms or sewage. No big deal. This is baseball, and they love their team.

Posted on Apr 11, 2016
Keywords: Alex Avila, Chris Sale, Jimmy Rollins, Sonny Gray

The Beachwood Radio Sports Hour #145: The Butt Fumble Bears

Lake Forest, Loserville. Plus: The Butt Fumble Bulls; Jerry Krause Was Right; Blackhawks Grinding Against Bad Teams; The Charmed Life Of Clean-Living Kris Bryant; Cubs Playing Match Game With Starters; Joe Maddon's World Series Managing Even Worse Than We Thought; Contracting Tim Anderson; Fire Get Schweinsteiger; A Team To Root For; and UIC's Tiny Dance.

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Posted on Mar 24, 2017

Breaking Beachwood Sports Feed!