It only took 49 games, but the Red Sox can finally say they have a winning record. And for all games to do it, it was the “Verlander vs. Bard” match up that had Massacre written all over it.

After all the grotesque games and banging our collective heads against the wall, the Red Sox are somehow only 3 games in the loss column out of first place!

Now let’s not get ahead of ourselves. This team is a classic win 5 then lose 5 festival of frustration. And I still don’t think they should trade any young players for a “Win Now” mandate.

They ARE still in last place.

But give credit where it is due.
They are 21-14 since the massacre by the Yankees.

Good job Sox.
I would LOVE to go to the “All you can eat Crow Buffet” for the Sox regarding their contender status!

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The Best Magglio Ordonez Home Run YouTube Videos – Latest for Bleacher Report

Magglio Ordonez retiring. To honor him, I decided to find the 5 best YouTube clips of amateurs capturing his famous Pennant clinching homer in 2006.

I found them and made it part of my latest article for Bleacher Report.

You can see the whole article here.
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That didn’t take long for Matsui to make his mark

THIS is why the Rays are going to win the East.
They need a bat and the 2009 World Series MVP just happens to be available.

They plug him in and he homers in his first game.

Think the Red Sox would trade Crawford for Matsui in a heart beat?
Matsui always scared me. Now he’s back in the AL East.

Man oh man if only fans showed up to Rays games.

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