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  1. The Allented Mr Ripley

    Your top "forgot he was a Red Sox"

    I was goofing around on b-ref the other day, looking up players from the '80s as sort of a memory lane thing, as it was my formative decade as a baseball fan. Checked out Greg Swindell (he'd had some pretty good years with the Indians), and lo and behold, I completely forgot he was on the Sox in...
  2. The Allented Mr Ripley

    The #4 Pick

    Globe profile on Lawlar and the former Sox scout that's followed him:
  3. The Allented Mr Ripley

    Weekday Baseball Today - 2021 Edition

    4:07pm EDT getaway game today.
  4. The Allented Mr Ripley

    Duran and Casas to play for Team USA

    Casas is on the final roster, Duran is not. I wonder if Duran being left off is an indication that the Sox are planning on calling him up before (or during) the Olympics, or at least wanted the door to be left open to that possibility.
  5. The Allented Mr Ripley

    Sale's Return - When and in What Capacity?

    Notes from his BP session:
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    Sale's Return - When and in What Capacity?

    Things are starting to become clearer.
  7. The Allented Mr Ripley

    Cutting The Cord on Cable/Satellite TV Service?

    I use hehestreams for Sox games, it's a quasi-legal paid subscription that allows you stream all of MLBtv's feeds with no blackouts. I can provide more info if anyone's interested, it's worked great for me so far, I signed up during spring training.
  8. The Allented Mr Ripley

    2021 Boston College football

    It's going to be at Alumni. When was the last time BC played a home game off-campus other than Fenway (which has a lower seating capacity than Alumini)? And as a general statement, start new threads, goddammit. We're into 2021.
  9. The Allented Mr Ripley

    2021 Draft

    BC catcher Tony Sanchez was picked 4th overall in the 2009 draft by Pittsburgh, although that was likely driven by signability.
  10. The Allented Mr Ripley

    Sox Owners, Partners Plan Major Development Around Fenway Park

    An urban ballpark shouldn't be catering to/appeasing car drivers. Period.
  11. The Allented Mr Ripley

    Sox Owners, Partners Plan Major Development Around Fenway Park

    Urban planners would say that's a feature, not a bug. Anything that encourages the usage of public transportation and reduces traffic is good.
  12. The Allented Mr Ripley

    Sox Owners, Partners Plan Major Development Around Fenway Park

    The Globe's summary of the 1,000+ page proposal:
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    Sox Owners, Partners Plan Major Development Around Fenway Park

    Project Notification Form submitted to the Boston Development Planning Authority. These are some slick-ass renders. The best of the eye candy:
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    Sale's Return - When and in What Capacity?

    Chris Sale threw a bullpen session at Fenway on Tuesday. Let the Sale Watch commence!