Red Sox DFA A.J. Pierzynski, Smear Him On His Way Out

The Red Sox let A.J. Pierzynski go yesterday, barely halfway through his one-year, $8.25 million deal. It is the second least-surprising thing in the world that he reportedly rubbed teammates the wrong way by being a loner, ignoring his pitchers, and generally being a prick. (The first least-surprising thing in the… » 7/10/14 9:57am 7/10/14 9:57am

Bill James Calls For Revolutionary Changes To The American Economy

Over at his website, Bill James has a fun feature called "Hey Bill," where he answers questions from readers. Sometimes these have to do with esoteric baseball topics and sometimes they have to do with other things, such as the ongoing debate over James's idea to fundamentally change the structure of the American… » 6/24/14 3:57pm 6/24/14 3:57pm

David Price Hits Two, Stays In Game As Most Of Boston Is Ejected

The Red Sox and Rays cleared the benches last night which, by itself, is barely worth mentioning but then someone put a microphone in front of David Ortiz's face after the game. Ortiz was not very happy with Tampa's ace David Price, who plunked him with the very first pitch Ortiz saw since hitting two home runs off… » 5/31/14 3:20pm 5/31/14 3:20pm