Box Office Barometer 8-22-11: Finishing As Expected

Much like sports leagues and divisions, the weekend’s movies can be predicted based on name, pedigree, and history.  This is one of those weekends. For this week’s analogy, we chose the AL East. 1. Yankees (The Help) 2.Red Sox (Rise of the Planet of the Apes) These two teams/movies have been 1-2 in some order.  … Continue reading

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Theo Epstein has a “Beautiful Mind”

While most teams in the MLB were two preoccupied with “the blonde” (Cliff Lee), nobody was looking at any of the other girls at the bar (Carl Crawford).  The Yankees and the Rangers considered Crawford as their consolation prize if they lost out on Lee, therefore allowing the Red Sox to get exactly what they … Continue reading

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