BOSTON, MA - Johnny Damon #33 of the Cleveland Indians hugs his former teammate David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox before a game at Fenway Park May 10, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
At a certain point you just want the shelling of the starter to happen now because if it doesn't you know it'll happen eventually and really, it would be nice to do something with your evening besides wait for the Red Sox blow it.
I've been operating under the assumption that the Red Sox are too talented to really be this bad, but Alex Speier isn't sure that's right. (Alex Speier; WEEI.com)
Being a good fan as well as a good human means challenging your own perceptions from time to time. (Chip Buck; Fire Brand of the AL)
One of the most depressing career injuries ever suffered was that of Tony Conigliaro. (Baseball Prospectus [free!])