Bill Simmons thoroughly enjoyed the

Bill Simmons thoroughly enjoyed the Red Sox victory over Roger Clemens yesterday. He also revisits the reasons why true Boston fans despise the Rocket.

Dale & Neumy spent quite a bit of time trying to add the final pieces to this Red Sox team. Closers were discussed, Byung-Hyun Kim from Arizona, was discussed Closer of a blurb in Peter Gammons’ column from yesterday. That giant sagging on the Red Sox bandwagon today was from Eddie Andelman making the leap onto it. Yup, after spending the entire offseason and early season mocking the team and Theo Epstein, Eddie is now telling everyone they need to appreciate this team. He also recycled the classic debate, who would you rather have in his prime, Roger or Pedro…deep stuff there.

Random Quote

This is the ultimate dilemma. Of course fans want the Red Sox to win the World Series, but the dilemma is be careful what you wish for because you might get it. And if the Red Sox played the Cubs in the World Series, one of those two franchises will be permanently and forever altered. One of them will never be the same. So remember, while winning is the ultimate goal. If you’re a Sox fan or a Cubs fan, it carries a steep price tag. Life will never be the same.

— Bob Lobel, Boston.com chat 10/9/2003