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02-05-2013, 02:12 PM
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Bogaerts is 5th overall prospect in @keithlaw top 100. Highest regarded #RedSox positional prospect since... Nomar? Rice? Lynn?


also **** truck day and larry lucchino

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Lester, Lackey, Bard

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Bogaerts is 5th overall prospect in @keithlaw top 100. Highest regarded #RedSox positional prospect since... Nomar? Rice? Lynn?


also **** truck day and larry lucchino
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Lester, Lackey, Bard
I'm shocked Lackey's catcher agreed to be that close to Bard's. I figured they'd have Bard throwing in the parking lot to be safe.

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02-05-2013, 02:43 PM
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Bogaerts is 5th overall prospect in @keithlaw top 100. Highest regarded #RedSox positional prospect since... Nomar? Rice? Lynn?


also **** truck day and larry lucchino
I'm honestly surprised Larry hasn't started selling replica toy trucks from truck day on the sox site by this point. It could be like baseball's answer to the Hess Truck. I can hear it now "The Sox Truck is back and like the team it's better than ever."

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I'm honestly surprised Larry hasn't started selling replica toy trucks from truck day on the sox site by this point. It could be like baseball's answer to the Hess Truck. I can hear it now "The Sox Truck is back and like the team it's better than ever."
Hahah oh man I laughed hard at that.

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Do people really get choked up and sentimental on truck day? I remember Larry on Dennis and Callahan a few years back saying how much he's heard from families who love making a yearly traditional of it. I mean I know of no friends of mine in real life, or Facebook, that go to this thing.

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I'm honestly surprised Larry hasn't started selling replica toy trucks from truck day on the sox site by this point. It could be like baseball's answer to the Hess Truck. I can hear it now "The Sox Truck is back and like the team it's better than ever."
I wish this was the kind of thing you could bet on. I bet anything this happens in the next 5 years. I'm shocked it hasn't happened already. Shocked.

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02-05-2013, 03:32 PM
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Do people really get choked up and sentimental on truck day? I remember Larry on Dennis and Callahan a few years back saying how much he's heard from families who love making a yearly traditional of it. I mean I know of no friends of mine in real life, or Facebook, that go to this thing.
Nobody cares. Ever. It's just Larry trying to make himself and the team part of the news. Biggest non-story ever.

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02-05-2013, 03:36 PM
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I wish this was the kind of thing you could bet on. I bet anything this happens in the next 5 years. I'm shocked it hasn't happened already. Shocked.
Hopefully I didn't just give him an idea. I mean you never know. They read SOSH supposedly...

This clip sums up my feeling towards the ownership group:


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Truck day went from a blurb on the news to an event. I find it silly.

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5th overall is ridiculous IMO... 5th shortstop, then yeah, I agree.

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02-05-2013, 03:42 PM
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Truck day went from a blurb on the news to an event. I find it silly.
Crap, if watching a bunch of nobodies loading bats and cups into a panel truck is considered exciting by media types, they would have loved watching me move an entire house last year...

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02-05-2013, 03:45 PM
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Crap, if watching a bunch of nobodies loading bats and cups into a panel truck is considered exciting by media types, they would have loved watching me move an entire house last year...
I moved at night, in a rainstorm with 3 or 4 drunk buddies. It would have been fascinating TV

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5th overall is ridiculous IMO... 5th shortstop, then yeah, I agree.
I dunno... a guy who posts a .948 OPS in the Eastern League at age 19 is pretty impressive.

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Do people really get choked up and sentimental on truck day? I remember Larry on Dennis and Callahan a few years back saying how much he's heard from families who love making a yearly traditional of it. I mean I know of no friends of mine in real life, or Facebook, that go to this thing.
I'd like to say he's full of ****, but when you look at how many marks.....er, people actually buy into "Red Sox Nation"TM and every other ounce of complete horse crap this group has put on sale from bricks to rain tarps, the guy might be telling the truth.

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02-05-2013, 05:40 PM
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5th overall is ridiculous IMO... 5th shortstop, then yeah, I agree.
I think you might be overestimating the quality of SS prospects in the game right now.

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Damn... did I miss the truck day activities?


Stupidest thing ever.

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02-05-2013, 07:29 PM
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Never been less enthused to get the season started...3rd place team IMO. I cannot wait for Bogaerts arrival though, most likely in 2014.

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02-05-2013, 07:31 PM
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5th overall is ridiculous IMO... 5th shortstop, then yeah, I agree.
Wait...what? He's the best infield prospect behind Profar EASILY. I don't think you realize what this kid did as a 19 year old in high A/AA.

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02-05-2013, 07:59 PM
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Never been less enthused to get the season started...3rd place team IMO. I cannot wait for Bogaerts arrival though, most likely in 2014.
I think I'd be happy with third place. This team is destined for the basement.

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should be a lot of fun with the negative nancies around here again.

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should be a lot of fun with the negative nancies around here again.
There's so little to be negative about though. Lots of promising prospects and it would be tough to finish worse than last year.

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There's so little to be negative about though. Lots of promising prospects and it would be tough to finish worse than last year.
The only thing
I don't like is that Ross is gone but I am really exicted for Baseball, I think the Pitchers will bounce back and this team will compete hard, no more leaders like Gonzalez man I think people don't realize how much of a problem he was, he complained about everything and the team followed him.

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i'm not going to be happy until Manny Ramirez appreciation day happens at Fenway Park.

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