BOSTON (AP) -If Curt Schilling is indeed finished with the Boston Red Sox, wife Shonda has a message for other baseball wives.
``I tell every wife that Boston is something you have to experience,'' Shonda said Saturday during a press conference attended by the couple to honor those who helped in the New England chapters of ``Curt's Pitch for ALS,'' the charity the couple started when he was with Philadelphia and continued in Arizona and Boston.
Schilling filed for free agency Tuesday, the day the team was honored for winning the World Series with a parade through downtown Boston.
``Nothing amazes me about Boston,'' he said. ``This has been vastly different than anything I've ever experienced before. The relationship with the players is a gift. The last four years have been amazing. They made us part of the family. They wooed us to come here.''
Schilling was traded to the Red Sox from Arizona a few days before Thanksgiving in 2003 and general manager Theo Epstein closed a deal during that weekend, signing the right-hander to a two-year extension that convinced him to waive his no-trade clause.
Now, after the team elected to pass on his $13 million option this past spring, Schilling enters free agency.
``We've prepared the kids that we may be moving again,'' Shonda said.
``I don't have bad memory. I've had bad days, bad games,'' he said. ``Based on the feedback I've gotten the last few days, I'll remember them the way I'm supposed to remember them. I won't take away anything negative from any of this. I think the fans are going to remember it in a way that I'm proud to be a part of.''

Recent MLB Discussions

dod 1st 5 thats it on Thu, Oct 2016 by Timmy1961
dod/cubs on Thu, Oct 2016 by Michael Cash
mlb early play on Wed, Oct 2016 by sharkey11

Top MLB Public Bets

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Kershaw tries to keep visitors' run going The Cubs seized a 3-2 edge in the NLCS by winning Games 4 and 5 in Los Angeles. Will Clayton Kershaw be able to save the Dodgers’...
Thumbnail North Siders' bats rise as NCLS progresses Anthony Rizzo is still batting well below .200 in the playoffs. Yet the Chicago first baseman seems to be heating up at precisely...
Thumbnail Hosts ask Urias to give them 3-1 NLCS edge Tonight, Julio Urias will make history in Game 4 of the NLCS. The Dodgers simply hope that it’s for all the right reasons.
Thumbnail Francona needs relief corps to thrive again The Blue Jays suddenly have life in the NLCS. Now, though, can they truly put fear in the Indians and send the festivities back to northern...
Thumbnail Arrieta tries to lift visitors at Chavez Ravine After getting punched in the mouth in Game 1 of the NLCS, the Dodgers struck back on Sunday night. Can they keep running with the Cubs as the action...
More inMLB Articles  

MLB Team Pages