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Wally celebrates 100th anniversary

The folks over at MLB Fan Cave commemorates Fenway Park’s 100th anniversary by taking Wally the Green Monster around Manhattan. Video after the jump.

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TiqIQ Connect

We’re excited to launch, along with our friends from TiqIQ, a new Facebook application called TiqIQ CONNECT. Unlike the majority of other widgets/applications, this one is pretty cool–not obtrusive–and useful (promise). Using the app, you can now check-in (in advance) to any Red Sox game, letting your friends know which games you are going to […]

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Kelly’s Shoppach’s Wild Ride

Now, we know why Kelly Shoppach had never stolen a base before today.

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One Day FREE Fantasy Contest – $200 in cash prizes

Fire Brand of the American League has partnered up with DraftStreet for a free fantasy contest with $200 exclusively available to Fire Brand players.

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JetBlue Park Review

I’m sure the new stadium isn’t going to be the big draw if you’re thinking about heading down to spring training this year, but if you’re curious about how the new stadium looks and feels you should check out this review from  They also have plenty of good reviews, but looking at JetBlue Park […]

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At the Sloan Sports Conference

Every year, MIT hosts a sports analytics conference. This year, it was held at the Hynes Convention Center and yours truly attended Day 1. You can read my report on the goings-on here. It was a fascinating day to be there and the baseball analytics panel was stupendous. Click the link to read more.

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Tim Wakefield to Retire

After 19 seasons in the major leagues, 17 with the Boston Red Sox, 45-year-old Knuckleballer Tim Wakefield is set to announce his retirement according to MLB Trade Rumors. Wakefield retires as one of the most beloved Red Sox players of his time and perhaps of all time. His career 4.41 ERA may not catch the […]

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Who Makes Your All-Fenway Team?

This past Monday, the Red Sox announced that they will celebrate 100 years of Fenway Park with the All-Fenway team. Fans can vote for who they believe belongs on the team at While the official results won’t be completely published until mid-May, we want to get a head start on the action and capture […]

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Sox, Ortiz Avoid Arbitration

This one came down to the eleventh hour, but it looks like the Red Sox’s streak of avoiding arbitration will continue on for at least one more year.  According to the Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo, David Ortiz has agreed to a one year deal worth $14.575M.   When the two sides exchanged figures back in January, […]

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Aceves Signs, Ortiz Still Pending

According to Peter Abraham (by way of Nick Cafardo) of the Boston Globe, the Red Sox and Alfredo Aceves have agreed to terms on a one year deal worth $1.2M.  The contract includes upwards of $100K in performance based bonuses, and allows both sides to avoid going before an arbitrator to decide their fates.  When […]

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