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  1. Peter Gammons: My 20 years at ESPN

    Peter Gammons

    A special thanks to the countless people who made working at ESPN so rewarding.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2009
  2. Offseason economics put the Boston Red Sox in a curious position

    Peter Gammons

    Voodoo economics, Boras Market make this an interesting winter in Boston.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2009
  3. Hermida acquisition gives Red Sox flexibility

    Peter Gammons

    The Red Sox have always liked Jeremy Hermida, and they are not alone. When Jeff Francoeur blew into Atlanta, one American League general manager predicted his career would never match that of Hermida.Now Hermida is 25, with four years in the big lea...

    Blog | November 05, 2009
  4. Hazen decides to stay in Boston

    Peter Gammons

    Mike Hazen is considered one of the baseball industry's brightest young stars and this weekend he had a major decision to ponder -- stay as farm director of the Red Sox or go to San Diego as the assistant general manager of the Padres under forme...

    Blog | November 02, 2009
  5. Chapman expected to meet with Sox

    Peter Gammons

    Hard throwing left-handed Cuban pitcher Aroldis Chapman was in Boston on Tuesday to get a feel for the city and in the next day or two he will probably have dinner with the Red Sox brass to see exactly where they are.Watch the video below for more in...

    Blog | October 28, 2009
  6. No major overhaul for Sox front office

    Peter Gammons

    It is increasingly anticipated around the baseball universe that Red Sox vice president and assistant general manager Jed Hoyer will be announced as the Padres general manager by the beginning of next week. But while Theo Epstein has extended offers ...

    Blog | October 23, 2009
  7. Who is the Sox shortstop of the future?

    Peter Gammons

    Kendry Morales has been telling his Angels teammates and coaches, "Wait until you see the new Red Sox shortstop." The descriptive word Morales uses for Jose Iglesias is "great," which falls in line with one Cubs report that "he is the best defensive ...

    Blog | October 18, 2009
  8. Sox sign top independent prospect

    Peter Gammons

    The Red Sox have signed Baseball America's No. 1 ranked independent league prospect, Reynaldo Rodriguez. Rodriguez is a first baseman who played last season for Yuma in the Golden League. Here is part of Baseball America's description of Rodr...

    Blog | October 16, 2009
  9. Why this Angels team is different, dangerous

    Peter Gammons

    In the mirror of the Angels' ALDS Game 1 victory over the Red Sox on Thursday was the past, which somehow we were reminded dated back to 1986, when Kendry Morales was growing up in a small village in Cuba. We dwell on the past as if it were the b...

    Blog | October 09, 2009
  10. Thoughts on ALDS eve

    Peter Gammons

    Three thoughts for ALDS Eve: 1.Three reasons Jon Lester, Billy Wagner and Hideki Okajima are so important:(Numbers are batting average, HRs and OPS)Kendry Morales • vs. RHP -- .309/30/962 • vs. LHP -- .296/4/.801 Bobby Abreu &#8226...

    Blog | October 07, 2009
  11. Familiar foes Red Sox, Angels endure

    Peter Gammons

    They keep coming back to one another, this week for the fourth October in six years. There are those who think that they have seen this too often and that having the Angels and Red Sox beat up on each another is simply fattening frogs for snakes in a...

    Blog | October 05, 2009
  12. Appreciate what Drew is

    Peter Gammons

    J.D. Drew will never be one of the guys wearing goggles and puffing on a cigar and spraying champagne in a celebration. He's not going to run out of the clubhouse and shove a whipped cream pie in Jonathan Papelbon's face for NESN. That's ...

    Blog | October 02, 2009
  13. Angels might try to steal ALDS

    Peter Gammons

    There were several minutes Friday night when it seemed as if Jon Lester's season might be over and his career threatened. As it turned out, Melky Cabrera's line drive came an inch from the bone in Lester's knee. An inch.It was a reminder...

    Blog | September 26, 2009
  14. Sox, Yankees look to October

    Peter Gammons

    This series was circled back in January, when the idea of a Red Sox-Yankees series at Yankee Stadium on the second-to-last weekend of the season seemed like such a good idea. Now it is a celebrity-free weekend that will be like the second round of a ...

    Blog | September 24, 2009
  15. Martinez has been huge addition for Red Sox

    Peter Gammons

    The pennant race play of the week may have been made on Sunday in Boston. The Rays had tied the game 1-1 in the seventh inning on an infield grounder, and Gabe Gross chugged toward home with the go-ahead run when Dustin Pedroia's throw to first b...

    Blog | September 19, 2009
  16. Are Red Sox still in Angels' heads?

    Peter Gammons

    BOSTON -- The evening air had an Amherst vs. Williams feel, and the last two games were won on bloop singles. These three September weeknights at Fenway were a prelude to the October mambo. With apologies to those few who believe baseball still hasn&...

    Blog | September 18, 2009