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BobZupcic

  • joined Dec 12, 2009
  • last login Apr 19, 2014
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40+ year old high school Physics teacher who has grown up with the Sox since the early 80's. As a child my dad took me to Sox games in Winter Haven, FL during spring training. I met one very influential player who took the time to talk to me and who is primarily responsible for my indoctrination into the Nation........Thanks BZ

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Games Started Analysis: 08-10

This primarily comes from discussion on whether or not Dice-K is or has been inconsistent as a starter, but I figured it might be interesting to look at all of the Red Sox starters and their...

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OTM Gedman League - Week 2

Two Weeks in the Books for OTM's Gedman League: Final scores from week #2: Blowing Zephyrs 446.84 vs Rogue is a Warlock 427.67 Pitching Grab Bag 347.33  vs Green Fog 271.50 Duct Tape...

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Boston-5-O

Yet again spring training duldrums have me waxing poetic about the Sox actual season and of course perusing http://www.fangraphs.com. Is Boston the land of the superstar? and not the Mary Catherine...

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ADR (Aggregate Defensive Rating)

So if I didn't waste enough time on Fangraphs, they just enhanced player pages with ADR (Aggregate Defensive Rating). Don't like UZR? Not a fan of Total Zone? Not hip to the Fielding Bible's DRS? -...

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OTM Head to Head Leagues

Its the March duldrums but also the time that Fantasy Baseball players are pouring over the names in great anticipation for draft day! Two OTM Leagues are going Head-to-Head Points Style -...

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Top Ten Prospects Compilation

Most of the Top 10 Prospects lists are out now for the 2011 Red Sox (including OTMs). I've compiled them together for ease of use and to come up with a cummulative Prospect list. Here are the...

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The Projections: 4 in the Pen

Final Projections Post with the top 4 pen arms If these come to fruition, 2011 will look a LOT different than 2010 at the end of games

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The Projections: 5 in the Rotation

Here are the projections for the planned rotation. Tidibits - RotoChamps does not project GS - The FANS gave out the worst projection for Dice-K. Guess his starts have even got to the diehards...

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The Projections: Ellsbury & Bench

Here are the compiled projections for Jacoby and 3 Bench guys: Scutaro, Cameron and Tek. *Marcel's projection for Jacoby was just about 1/2 of a season's worth - so I took the liberty of doubling...

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The Projections: Next 4

Compiled projections for Ortz, Drew, Lowrie and Salty. Ellsbury and the bench next

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The Projections: Top 4

Many of the 2011 Projection Data is out and other than PECOTA most are free (and included on fangraphs player pages). I've compiled the projection data for what "should be" the top four of the Sox...

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Is the 2011 squad the best Red Sox team (on paper)?

The following study looks at projected wins using www.baseball-reference.com WAR values for Red Sox clubs from 2000 to 2011 (I'm planning on adding more years later). For each year I did the...

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The 80s

I realize that some of our posters were not even born when the decade of the "80s" occured, but during the age of such well know hit music like "The Safety Dance" by Men Without Hats and "I Ran"...

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"40 in 40" - Youkilis, Kevin

Kevin Youkilis - #20 (1B/3B) Bats: Right, Throws: Right Age: 32, Size: 6'1" 220lbs Acquired: Drafted in the 8th round of the 2001 amateur draft Contract: $12,000,000 (2012-12 mil, 2013-13 mil...

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"40 in 40" - Wheeler Dan

Dan Wheeler - #35 (Relief Pitcher) Bats: Right, Throws: Right Age: 33, Size: 6'3" 220lbs Acquired: Signed as a FA on Dec. 18, 2010 Contract: $3,000,000 (2012: 3 mil vesting option at 65...

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"40 in 40" - Wakefield, Tim

Tim Wakefield - #49 (Starting/Relief Pitcher) Bats: Right, Throws: Right Age: 44, Size: 6'2" 210 lbs Acquired: Signed as a FA from the Pirates in April 1995 Contract: $1,500,000 (FA-2012)

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"40 in 40" - Wagner, Mark

Mark Wagner (Catcher) Bats: Right, Throws: Right Age: 25, Size: 6'1" 205 lbs Acquired: Drafted in the 9th round of the 2005 amateur draft Contract: Pre-Arb (0.000 ST)

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"40 in 40" - Varitek, Jason

Jason Varitek - #33 (Catcher) Bats: Both, Throws: Right Age: 38, Size: 6'2" 230lbs Acquired: Acquired from the Seattle Mariners along with Derek Lowe on July 31, 1997 Contract: $2,000,000 (FA -...

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"40 in 40" - Tejeda, Oscar

Oscar Tejeda (IF) Bats: Right, Throws: Right Age: 21, Size: 6'1" 177lbs Acquired: Signed as an IFA in July of 2006 Contract: Pre-Arb (ST 0.000)

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"40 in 40" - Tazawa, Junichi

Junichi Tazawa - #63 (Pitcher) Bats: Right, Throws: Right Age: 24, Size 5'11" 180 lbs Acquired: Signed as an IFA, Dec 4th 2008 Contract: $550,000 (ST 0.057)

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"40 in 40" - Scutaro, Marco

Marco Scutaro - #16 (SS/IF) Bats: Right, Throws: Right Age: 35, Size: 5'10" 185lbs Acquired: Signed as a FA on Decc 4, 2009 Contract: $5,000,000 (6 Mil TO/3 Mil PO in 2012)

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"40 in 40" - Saltalamacchia, Jarrod

Jarrod Saltalamacchia - #39 (Catcher) Bats: Both, Throws: Right Age: 25, Size: 6'4" 235 lbs Acquired: Via trade with the Texas Rangers on July 31, 2010 Contract:  Pre-Arb (ST 2.137) Arb...

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"40 in 40" - Reddick, Josh

Josh Reddick - #46 (OF) Bats: Left, Throws: Right Age: 24, Size: 6'2" 180lbs Acquired: Drafted in the 17th round of the 2006 Amatuer Draft Contract: Pre-Arb (0.066 ST)

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"40 in 40" - Pimentel, Stolmy

Stolmy Pimentel - NA (Pitcher) Bats: Right, Throws: Right Age: 21, Size: 6'3" 185lbs Acquired: Signed as an IFA in 2006 Contract: 0.00 ML Service Time

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"40 in 40" - Pedroia, Dustin

Dustin Pedroia - #15 (2B) Bats: Right, Throws: Right Age: 27, Size: 5'8" 180lbs Acquired: Drafted in the 2nd round of the 2004 amateur draft Contract: $5,500,000 (Signed through 2014 w/2015...

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"40 in 40" - Ortiz, David

David Ortiz - #34 (DH) Bats: Left, Throws: Left Age: 35, Size: 6'4" 230 lbs Acquired: Signed as a FA in January of 2003 (after being released by the Twins) Contract: $12,500,000  (FA-2012)

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"40 in 40" - Okajima, Hideki

Hideki Okajima - #37 (Relief Pitcher) Bats: Left, Throws: Left Age: 35, Size: 6'1" 195 lbs Acquired: Re-signed as a FA on January 10th, 2011 Contract: $1,750,000

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"40 in 40" - Papelbon, Jonathan

Jonathan Papelbon - #58 (Relief Pitcher)* Bats: Right, Throws: Right Age: 30, Size: 6'4" 225 lbs Acquired: Drafted in the 4th Round of the 2003 Amateur Draft Contract: Arbitration Eligible...

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"40 in 40" - Navarro, Yamaico

Yamaico Navarro - #56 (IF) Bats: Right, Throws: Right Age: 23, Size: 5'11" 170 lbs Acquired: Signed as an IFA in 2005 Contract: Pre-Arbitration

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