All I Ever Wanted Was One

I can remember it like it was yesterday. 

It was August of 2004. Fresh off the controversial Nomar trade (or the Dave Roberts trade, if you prefer) the Red Sox we’re grinding through another summer as a fan base full of helpless saps who hoped that somehow, someway,...

In Search of a Cure for My Raging Case of Lackey Optimism

I can pinpoint exactly when it all began. It started with Joe Reilly’s January 5th column right here on Fire Brand. Soon enough, I started to show symptoms of a developing case of Lackey Optimism. The more I thought about the possibilities, the more I started to see...

The Sunday Red Sox Excursive

If you are one of the millions of four-sport Boston fans in the world, then this has been an awe-inspiring week for you. With the Boston Bruins clinching their first championship in 39 years, it marked the 7th title in the city since the turn of the century. Winning...

Eleven Names to Remember for the Trading Deadline

Did you know that the trading deadline is a scant two weeks away? There’s always a lot more bluster than there is actual trading and that’s been the case the last couple of years, but there are some tangential rumors out there involving the Red Sox. The...

Halfway Home; Video of Bonds’ homer at Fenway

I just got back from the long, rain-soaked affair at Fenway, so forgive me if I cop out and bring you a guest column by Marlins Today‘s writer, Andy Lavin — also a Red Sox fan. Below the article, you will find two pictures (and notice the one above with...

Halfway Home; Video of Bonds' homer at Fenway

I just got back from the long, rain-soaked affair at Fenway, so forgive me if I cop out and bring you a guest column by Marlins Today‘s writer, Andy Lavin — also a Red Sox fan. Below the article, you will find two pictures (and notice the one above with...