Tue, 31 Jul 2012|
We check in with Bobby Valentine from Fenway to hear his thoughts on what the Red Sox did and did not do at the trade deadline.
Pete and Matt react to the signings and re-signings the Patriots agreed to over the weekend. Matt gives his perspective on the fractured relationship between the Patriots and Wes Welker.
Tom E Curran, Pete Sheppard and Jack Edwards break down all the comings and goings from Gilette Stadium on a day when the changing of players really heats up for the Patriots.
We discuss the only topic of the day... the departure of Wes Welker and the signing of Danny Amendola.
Four topics we haven't touched upon... although today we kind of did... four Wes Welker topics are tackled.
Automatically Generated Transcript (may not be 100% accurate)
Aren't going right to Fenway Park to hear from. But -- Fenway Park gonna listen to Bobby Valentine's addressing the media right now let's drums. Not enough fall out of favor with our team who's been a fabulous job -- team. He went from being. -- kind of middle guy -- guided -- total access to later in the game did great and we only wish them luck. Breslow is coming to give us that left in the depth in the bullpen. He's seven -- -- here. Then I haven't seen him pitch too much but and has been an American League record nine. Companies -- you know help us win games. Again I think needed gas then all those specifics analysts speak you know total program that gave you never have enough left him reasonable. Well eventually. You know I think it's always been an option. And you know maybe that makes them a little easier. Element of that really surprising is they said yesterday I like this team I think there are moving forward in the right direction. If there is no way of improving it then. No other ways of improving it and I think there. We're pretty good. All have to save but you know I know he'd he'd like -- he was here before. You know it's not it. As they've known him. For a hundred years he has. Probably second best athlete from what I hear out of but trumbull high school Chris security came same place -- A bit and come to charity events for them so they've seen them. Interact with other people. You know I like it's -- kind Stiles looks like he is. You know these the ability to adapt to anything. It at him follows speculation all that legend. Never got talked to Josh about it. I would think. As I said it any of the guys never mentioned to me it's kind of -- is business as usual and this. You know you're in if you're not mention two and one of the few in most most often people there mentions -- here. Just a way to. -- we're gonna will keep rearranging them. In. See how that. -- -- -- And it just happened today so. I don't have a -- plan. -- -- -- Right handed operation on his. And it's knuckle and I believe it is. Citizens left one Lou Merkel today -- He -- pretty good contact last night. There and street that is so little luckily I believe it is. And he'll be out for awhile. Regulations are playing extremely well one day news. Even more healthy than it was last night news ears. Going to be -- this course. Well you know. Boys will be boys and if they -- they adore it he had been happening it has been is dented so it was the first time. And these ages most of when -- in the wrong direction. There's multiple -- to a and it's going to be close from what I gather. Place until an eternity to field an IRS. If there's problem and he said well he has a little problem. Means to negotiate he could throw into another outfield city could throw it could throw. I don't think it at a specific meeting about it. -- probably falls under the category of knowing the difference to -- wrong. You know check in the rated Stewart leave the wrong behind him. But like I say it's. I would say it. Daily. In the fifteen games are being played better. There will be something -- and something -- it and and mirror might be out of he knows that he is that the concrete so are you witness list that someone suggested that he -- -- -- -- -- head sometimes because. Need -- handsomely to Nolan. Heart. So. No -- -- public if it was a sort actually. Yeah. Of the knuckle. Practice. Mike's. Mike had an MRI and it's turf toe he and it injections please feeling if he's gonna feel okay. That did it does. MRI a expose the situation to what we thought it was just. Turco. It's not as though it he ran out there he. Damages. But it might hurt them. Yes -- business take bear the pain. We -- is getting it done and another opinion. You have -- speaking Tories say yes. -- -- Aren't as Bobby Valentine at Fenway Park during the media an update on where the Red Sox -- right now as you can hear he's -- some -- -- players. I was talking about. Matt Albers who start off talking about recently -- for the team and Craig Breslow he's been here before they'll find a role form. And our -- you'll be glad to hear that he said boy's will be boy I'll tell -- about Ryan Sweeney is not the first time. That somebody has kicked or hit something. Yeah -- listening when -- ever Francona fired aliens and he won and they took accountability accountability accountability in the management -- bosses. This politics -- -- of people that's the attitude. And cares it was a be honest you know may have may have old Ryan Sweeney aside and say you know never. Never do anything that stupid again they -- happen I'm gonna stand up for you to the media. When when when jerks like -- -- attack you. But we just can't be in this position -- a conversation but I don't probably you probably get him probably you know. Dominant nothing nothing really surprising from Bobby Valentine. He he reiterated he likes the team thinks they're fine. And he said we're good. We're good you know going in the right direction well they are the bond trader that's what he's supposed to say and yet what he would. Which he has assured you know would love to bring in the Dempster Greinke didn't happen and it hurt anybody so there where they are it's obvious deal -- -- I'm glad I'm glad you guys can hear that because. The Bobby interviews in the big show. Those aren't the only interviews where he has long pauses and Texas -- like he did there. Austin last. Audio -- Talladega. Have you done. If you got an inner -- -- and Malia and threatening to elect -- we seem to get along so angry in a problem picks ran after me by my -- -- people are always. -- -- So who -- important obviously fabulous fabulous today rejected an atmosphere like that so we've heard from Bobby Valentine at Fenway Park the Red Sox. -- -- the relatively quiet at the deadline and we will check in with Alex -- at some point before the end of the show and see what his take is on this spring break on downforce. Don't go anywhere back before you know.
In the latest edition of the "It Is What It Is" podcast, Chris Price and CSNNE's Mike Giardi take a look at the Patriots offseason on both sides of the ball, try and get a handle on which new guys will make an impact first, and whether or not the Patriots have altered their style when it comes to drafting and developing wide receivers.
Mike Florio joined the program to discuss the Jets decision to release Tim Tebow, he said the situation is as disaster all around for the Jets and that the problems begins with owner Woody Johnson. Mike also said that he was disappointed with the Pats moving back in the first round.
One of the hardest working men in the biz, Mike Petraglia aka "Trags", sits down with Butch Stearns live in Foxborough to help break down all the latest Pats moves. He discusses his reaction to the trade in Round 1 and the guys those picks produced. Also, the boys talk about the decent trade the Pats made in acquiring LeGarrette Blount from Tampa Bay for Jeff Demps and a 7th rounder.
We check in with Danny Ainge for our first talk to him since the Celtics season ended last weekend. We talk about the future of the team, KG, Pierce, Doc Rivers and more, as Danny directly answers the rumors being floated by ESPN's Stephen A. Smith.
Jackie Mac joins the show to discuss the trade rumors swirling around Paul Pierce, KG, Doc Rivers and the Celtics. She also discusses the future of the Celtics head coach.
Stephen A. joined the program to discuss the trade rumors he has reported regarding a possible trade including Doc Rivers and the Clippers. Stephen A. also told the guys that he has heard that Danny and Doc may be tiring of working together.
Joe Castiglione talked with John Lackey after he picked up the W against the Twins. Lackey threw seven innings, and retired the 1st twelve batters of the game.
Dave O'Brien talked to John Farrell before the end of the Twins series. The Sox skipper said that Big Papi's success is no surprise given his work ethic.
John Farrell postgame press conference
Dale and DJ roll on with their puck talk and chat some more about the goalie matchup in this series, as well as the lack of a quality power play for both of these teams. In fact, DJ says the Rangers are even worse on the PP than the B’s! The guys also get into the resurgence of Milan Lucic and his deceptive speed and grit. Dale and DJ talk about the similar styles of play for these teams and look forward to Game 2.
Dale and DJ get into the two coaches and their polar opposite styles and demeanor. Both teams play a similar style, but the coaches certainly convey their messages in a different way. Dale isn't buying the Tortorella hype and thinks he's a little overrated. DJ thinks he's a good coach, but isn't a fan of anti-media stance. The guys also talk about Jagr and how he has not lived up to the hype. They weren't expecting him to light it up or be the savior, but DJ says he wasn't prepared for just how slow the aging veteran is. Another big topic for B's fans this season is the play of Tyler Seguin and why he has yet to become the superstar everyone anticipates he will be. This leads to Claude Julien's style and if he does actually have something against the younger players. That Iginla trade shows its ugly head again as well.
WEEI.com's DJ Bean joins Dale in studio for Sports Sunday to discuss the Bruins playoff run. Game 2 is later today and the guys discuss the results of the first game of the series. They get into the construction of the lines for the B's and if they would make any changes. DJ has a few ideas for the lines today. The boys also discuss the two goalies - Tuukka vs Henrik Lundqvist and wonder why people automatically think the Rangers have the edge at goalie. Finally, they get into the legacy and the decisions of Claude Julien and Peter Chiarelli.
Shawn joined the program to discuss another overtime win for the Bruins. When asked about Game 7 against Toronto, Thornton said that he would like to keep his specific comments in the dressing room private, but acknowledged that he encouraged Tyler Seguin to up his play and it paid off in overtime.
Barry joined the guys to help breakdown the Bruins overtime win last night in game one. Barry said that he has rarely seen a team dominate as much as the Bruins yet be forced to an overtime.
Boomer joined the program to discuss the tough loss for his beloved Rangers. Boomer told the guys that Lundqvist will be better in game two and predicted a seven game series.
Bruins rookie defenseman Matt Bartkowski has emerged as one of the young stars of the team and he joins Mut and Tom Caron to discuss his role on the team, why he's confident, and the trade that almost sent him to Calgary.
Millar joins the show to discuss the recent Sox slide, Jacoby Ellsbury's lack of power, and hitting in the big leagues.
Andy Brickley joins the show to discuss the Bruins Game 1 win over the Rangers, the play of the three young Bruins defensemen, and the fatigue Jagr has shown on the ice.
We talk all things game one with Jack Edwards of NESN, and get to hear a little from Jack's Finnish protege as well.
We tackle four topics we haven't yet touched upon today.. Joe Thornton and disappointing former Boston athletes, parking in Boston, buying jersey numbers and more...
We talk about the report that Rob Gronkowski may now be a candidate for back surgery with a disc problem. Is Gronk just an injury prone guy? Or is he not rehabbing proberly? Can the Pats build an offense around a guy who is so inconsistently on the field? We discuss.
The Bruins have almost finished raking the Leafs, the Red Sox struggle from the mound, Miami Heat fans show their level of class.
Daily Planet Wednesday May 8th
Today on the Daily Planet the Bruins take a 2-1 series lead, the Red Sox get a run-off win, and we hear about cannibals and bible thieves.
Sounds like a prostate exam to me!
Damn New Yorkers!
Sauce Man stylings!
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Boomer joined the program to discuss the tough loss for his beloved Rangers. Boomer told the guys that Lundqvist will be better in game two and predicted a seven game series.More from this show
We check in with Danny Ainge for our first talk to him since the Celtics season ended last weekend. We talk about the future of the team, KG, Pierce, Doc Rivers and more, as Danny directly answers the rumors being floated by ESPN's Stephen A. Smith.More from this show