Archive for June 2006

With the Red Sox and Yankees separated by just a game in their battle for first place, Ben and Larry discuss whether or not they’re living up to expectations.

The Yankees are in last place, but Larry’s not too concerned because they’re no worse off than they were last year.

Ben is pleased to see the Red Sox begin to snap out of their slow start, while Larry is upset that the Yankees have fallen into even more of a slump.

Neither Ben nor Larry is thrilled about the way his favorite team has looked in the first week of the season, but both realize that it’s way too early to worry.

A lot’s happened to the Red Sox and Yankees since Ben and Larry started chatting about their favorite teams a little over a year ago. Now, they’re both ready for a new season of the rivalry to begin.

For about a full year (if not longer), everybody’s been saying that Carlos Beltran would be going to New York this winter. Everybody was right, but for the wrong reason. Ben’s very happy about that, and Larry’s certainly not.

Did the Red Sox and Yankees give Ben and Larry a Merry Christmas, or not?

Ben and Larry try to make sense of what their favorite teams have done in the last week.

As the arbitration deadline passed, the free agent season kicked into gear, with the Yankees and Red Sox making some major signings. Ben and Larry put their spin on things.

Ben and Larry discuss the interesting revelations surrounding Jason Giambi, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, the Red Sox and the Yankees that came out this past week.

Ben and Larry discuss what they think the Red Sox and Yankees will do, hope the Red Sox and Yankees will do, and fear the Red Sox and Yankees might do this off-season.

Ben and Larry take some time to look back on an amazing 2004 season for the Red Sox and Yankees.

Ben and Larry talk about what happened this week to make one of them ecstatic and the other anguished.

There’s only one thing Larry and Ben could be talking about this week — the first four games of the American League Championship Series.

Ben and Larry talk about their teams’ opening playoff series and the impending ALCS rematch.

The marathon’s officially over, and Ben and Larry are both more than ready to see how the Red Sox and the Yankees do in the sprint.

After five important series between the Red Sox and Yankees, No. 6 just wasn’t all that interesting or important to Larry or Ben. With Boston winning on Monday, both teams are officially in the playoffs, which means the real fun begins in a week.

A great series opener between the rivals that had Ben ecstatic gave way to two weekend duds that left Larry full of confidence.

Ben and Larry talk about the strength of the Yankees and the importance of winning the AL East.

Will the Red Sox win the AL East and is it OK to think it’s funny that there’s so much concern in the Bronx? Ben and Larry discuss, but don’t find much common ground.