Schilling / Sox Brou-ha-ha

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We'll know if he'll accept by Friday, but personally as a Yanks fan I find the prospect of CS going to Beantown pretty frickin scary. Pedro AND Schill on the same club? Damn ! There's also a lot of talk on the Yanks message board about Steinbrenner getting so mad if the Sox get Schill that he will go and get A-Rod no matter what.

calstars (calstars), Tuesday, 25 November 2003 20:49 (fifteen years ago) link

Schilling has withered of late, his health is a primary concern... I can't help but think his best days are behind him... esp. bearing in mind I saw him get roughed up in person 2x at Pac Bell last season. He def. has lost some velocity and control compared to the 2000-2002 seasons.

Boston is taking a huge gamble on him, Duquette thinking this is a possible atonement for his infamous Clemens rationale.

gygax! (gygax!), Tuesday, 25 November 2003 21:48 (fifteen years ago) link

Duquette is the owner of the Sox?

calstars (calstars), Tuesday, 25 November 2003 22:16 (fifteen years ago) link

is al hrabosky still pitching?

gygax! (gygax!), Tuesday, 25 November 2003 22:26 (fifteen years ago) link

It is a gamble, considering Schilling wants three years or no deal and will be 38 next year. His only won 9 of 29 starts last year, but his ERA was still pretty good (2.95).

I think if you sign him you are basically saying it is all or nothing this next season.

One thing I wonder about the Red Sox is whether this past season was just a case of a bunch of players having "their year" and it will turn to frogs next year. Can they really expect Mueller, Ortiz, Millar, Nixon and Varitek to ALL hit that well again? I don't know about that one.

earlnash, Wednesday, 26 November 2003 00:20 (fifteen years ago) link

Duquette has nothing to do with this.

Chris B. Sure (Chris V), Wednesday, 26 November 2003 15:58 (fifteen years ago) link

He is watching over you.

gygax! (gygax!), Wednesday, 26 November 2003 16:56 (fifteen years ago) link

Can they really expect Mueller, Ortiz, Millar, Nixon and Varitek to ALL hit that well again?

At least one of these guys will continue to produce.

re: Schilling's dropoff -- any weight to the theory that QUESTec skewed his numbers?

Leee Majors (Leee), Thursday, 27 November 2003 03:35 (fifteen years ago) link

Don't get me wrong, I wouldn't mind seeing the Red Sox having another big year. All five of those guys are solid players, but they all seemed to have career seasons at the plate.

Maddux and Schilling seemed to both get shelled early in the season when they first ran into the QUESTtec thingy. I don't know...it seems they ought to be working on leveling out the hitting some, considering some of these American Legion ball sized parks.

earlnash, Thursday, 27 November 2003 03:45 (fifteen years ago) link

I think this deal comes at a big, risky price for the Sox. Personally, I think Brandon Webb is much better investment from the Diamondbacks. Did anybody watch him pitch last year?

gygax! (gygax!), Monday, 1 December 2003 23:33 (fifteen years ago) link

Getting rid of Schilling and his salary enabled the Dbacks to get Sexton. If Johnson is healthy and Webb continues to improve with their other starters, they should have enough pitching.

earlnash, Monday, 1 December 2003 23:54 (fifteen years ago) link

five years pass...

he wants kennedy's senate seat?

jair (jergins), Wednesday, 2 September 2009 22:59 (ten years ago) link

"wants" = "glad it gives him an opportunity to get quoted"

call all destroyer, Wednesday, 2 September 2009 23:08 (ten years ago) link

curt schilling is having fun

"[Running] would be fun. The whole spotlight media crap, not so much," the former major league pitcher, who helped the Boston Red Sox win the World Series in 2004 and 2007, told Boston radio station WEEI on Thursday. "But [a run] would be a lot of fun because pretty much anybody that you're fighting against in office right now doesn't really have much of a leg to stand on right now."

am0n, Thursday, 3 September 2009 18:18 (ten years ago) link

maybe schilling will show up to the debates with an "assassination attempt wound" bleeding through his shirt

the moreno you knowshon (omar little), Thursday, 3 September 2009 19:24 (ten years ago) link

four years pass...

diagnosed with cancer

mookieproof, Wednesday, 5 February 2014 22:45 (five years ago) link

roids are a helluva drug

Bringing the mosh (Jimmy The Mod Awaits The Return Of His Beloved), Thursday, 6 February 2014 14:28 (five years ago) link

wow, dude.

Porto for Pyros (The Cursed Return of the Dastardly Thermo Thinwall), Thursday, 6 February 2014 15:02 (five years ago) link

yeah...

k3vin k., Thursday, 6 February 2014 15:11 (five years ago) link

between this and the other thread i bumped lots of cool reactions to this news.

call all destroyer, Thursday, 6 February 2014 15:33 (five years ago) link

so he didn't say what kind, anywhere? It seems going a bit halfway if you're going to make an announcement.

images of war violence and historical smoking (Dr Morbius), Thursday, 6 February 2014 15:35 (five years ago) link

yeah he didn't want to say apparently which makes me feat the worst

call all destroyer, Thursday, 6 February 2014 15:40 (five years ago) link

*fear, obv

call all destroyer, Thursday, 6 February 2014 15:40 (five years ago) link

Pretty sure he had some lip/tongue/throat cancer scare in the past...

Dip is some evil shit.

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Thursday, 6 February 2014 15:45 (five years ago) link

1998: "But six weeks ago, a dentist who was examining Schilling told him he should undergo a diagnostic biopsy. The dentist said Schilling might have cancer."

http://www.nytimes.com/1998/04/26/sports/baseball-the-doctors-said-strike-1-and-schilling-acted.html

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Thursday, 6 February 2014 16:09 (five years ago) link

apparently had surgery today and beginning chemo/radiation this week

call all destroyer, Monday, 10 February 2014 17:57 (five years ago) link

one year passes...

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/B-yyOV5UAAAg_0s.jpg

mookieproof, Thursday, 26 February 2015 19:24 (four years ago) link

one year passes...

http://i.imgur.com/MKgHEZN.jpg

imho tep (sanskrit), Monday, 10 October 2016 14:32 (three years ago) link

what the hell is he wearing there?

nomar, Thursday, 13 October 2016 20:02 (three years ago) link

it almost looks like a kordell stewart jersey, which makes no sense

mookieproof, Thursday, 13 October 2016 20:04 (three years ago) link

https://twitter.com/MattGertz/status/789567316405194753

mookieproof, Friday, 21 October 2016 21:00 (three years ago) link

Around 15 people showed up to Curt Schilling’s Trump rally on Saturday

http://www.si.com/extra-mustard/2016/10/22/curt-schilling-red-sox-trump-rally-boston-photos

Andy K, Saturday, 22 October 2016 23:12 (three years ago) link

Schilling was a good pitcher, but he is a total schmo. There was some interview about him getting that stupid tax break from RI saying something stupid like if I was governor "I wouldn't have given it out" but I would be a dumb businessman not to take it. He is a total shitheel.

earlnash, Sunday, 23 October 2016 01:23 (three years ago) link

two months pass...
two years pass...

https://i.imgur.com/X0wh5kO.jpg

mookieproof, Thursday, 17 October 2019 18:36 (four weeks ago) link


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