Schilling Weighs in on Pedroia, Watney Extended

A couple of late morning notes today:

I’ve sworn off his blog, but apparently Curt Schilling is finding new outlets to express himself. He’s a Guest Columnist on this morning, weighing on on Pedroia being named the MVP and also about Evan Grant leaving Pedroia off of his ballot.

The very busy Jessica Heslam reports that NESN has signed Heidi Watney to a contract extension.

Also, the Red Sox have traded center fielder Coco Crisp to the Royals.

Random Quote

You guys called us old, over. I read some of your pathetic articles and some of your lousy analysis. It’s opinion and obviously you don’t know what drives us. We thank y’all for those articles, appreciate it because it lit a fire under us. One of the hardest things I’ve always said in this league is to create chemistry.

— Kevin Garnett, 4/18/12
  • Beaker

    I thought he was moving back to McCainland with Shonda, Gravy, G-Love and GOP?

    • LL

      and “Sarah”… don’t forget “Sarah.”

  • LarryLucchino

    ugh, seriously nobody cares what you have to say..

    dont talk, just pitch, if you can?

  • Dontblamemeivotedforthemilffromalaska

    Curt figured he’d stay here with these bastions of integrity.

    Diane Wilkerson (DEMOCRAT)

    Jim “Sitting on a park bench, eyeing little girls with bad intent” Marzilli (DEMOCRAT)

    Ted “You put one blonde in the pond and your marked for life” Kennedy (DEMOCRAT)

    Tom Finneran (DEMOCRAT)

    Enjoy your $8.00 tolls and remember, it’s for the children

    • Jon

      I was going to rip you, but you mentioned Jethro Tull.

      “When I was young,
      and they packed me off to school…”

    • Scott

      Good news – Fox News is reporting the election is “too close to call.”

  • lobstah

    And your wise men don’t know how it feels…to be thick as a brick.

    • Jon

      Screw this sports crap.

      Let’s bungle,
      In the jungle…

      • Jason Coyote

        You guys really ought to stop living in the past. Now if you’ll excuse me, the frog pond is now frozen so I’ll be skating away.

        • Jon

          Don’t want to be the fat man,
          people would think that I was just good fun.

  • Angry Old Bastard

    Oh ain’t that great?…Curt Schilling gave us his opinion!…because that’s what the Boston Sports scene needs, MORE talking heads with MORE opinions. There just isn’t enough of them around.

  • Pip

    Not Coco!! Without him we never would have made the playoffs last year.

  • yankee3971

    Pedroia is overrated as hell but with the campaign waged by Gammons, McMullan and the sports guy Bill Simmons how could he lose. When I first started watching Gammons I didnt know he was from Boston But ever since the Sox won in 04 you cant get him to stop rooting, between him and Wendi Nix aka Mrs Bosox asst. g.m. ESPN has become NESNPN. Look at the numbers, Arod had a down year for him yet killed pedey in every important offensive category. What really pissed me off was how manny got buried when he left, but your 0 for 88 without him bums. Has been never was Tim McCarver said it was his job as reporter to talk about manny with the sox yet manny had left the team about 2.5 months before McCarver’s rant. Could it possibbly be he needed to draw attention to himself and his network before the playoffs started. The idiot nation takes comfort that they came back in 04 and won in 07 like thats supposed to wash away the blundering and stupidity of nearly a century. The fact you guys ran off a hall of famer for fake ass tough guy kevin yucklis is beyond me but you’re used to screwing over people just ask Nomar that was dirty. Don’t forget Duquette signed all the main guys on the 04 team. Remember in hindsight he was right about Clemens. Bottom line The yanks are the greatest franchise the known universe has ever seen. Everybody else is just playing for second place. The truth effing hurts wicked bad.

    • HighWireNickEsasky

      Wow, the Unibomber’s manifesto was much more coherent than this (and certainly used better grammar).

    • Jon

      Every time I think the Steelers, Lakers, Colts, Raiders, Jest and Cowbell Nation frauds have created a monopoly dumbest fan base in North America some nit wit Yankee fan comes by and smacks us on the head.

      Thank you for reminding us all of this basic fact with your inane illegible rant.

      Quick question: If ESPN is in the bag for New England teams, why did they carry the cudgel for that idiotic Spygate nonsens that went no where? Where’s the expose on the first place Bruins? Why did they actively root for Kobe and company to win the NBA finals? If they love us that much, they hide it well.

    • lobstah

      Snot running down his nose
      Greasy fingers smearing shabby clothes.

  • Jingo Jackson

    Let’s hope Ms. Watney’s contract extension does not mean the sox are entertaining Boras’ ridiculous demands for her alleged paramour.

  • DUKE

    I hope the rumour about a certain catcher and our hottest reporter in town is not true………or can it?