Sat, 9 Feb 2013|
John Saucier has his first hosting gig today and gets things started with some background on how his Sauce-man style has been wrecking things on the Boston airwaves
Butch Sterns discuss the difficult question of who was a better clutch hitter Jim Rice or Manny Ramirez. The phone lines were full all afternoon as listeners discussed many diferent points of view on the topic with Butch.
Jen Royle is joined by ESPN MLB columnist, Jerry Crasnick. Jen and Jerry discuss the state of Redsox nation including the closing pitcher situation, the lack of scoring and the starting rotation.
Jen Royle and Larry Brooks discuss the Boston Bruins playoff series against the New York Rangers. Larry is a beat writer for the Rangers and in this interview he breaks down all of New Yorks weak spots. Listen here as Jen Royle helps Bruins fans understand what it will take for our home team to win this playoff series.
Our old pal Scott Lauber from the Boston Herald calls Craig and Larry to give his take on the Red Sox and if they have finally righted the ship. He discusses Lester's amazing pitching performance so far this year, the injury situation, and the Sox bullpen issues. He also discusses his opinion on the value of Jacoby Ellsbury and his poor play in a contract year.
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But -- we pick up the show yours thoughts on sports and everything else. Once again it's all really want to -- old -- all these days. I think my mom and dad. And that's about it -- Anyways if you know me my name is John -- -- bend on this radio station for jealous -- the past three years in one form of another so that name her voice sounds familiar to you. That is possibly why. These days -- the afternoon sports -- update anchor on the big show Monday through Friday from two to 6 PM. And thanks -- -- that children was listening right now you -- -- let's show you may have heard some of the stuff we've done recently. This -- 77. Seven and 9376. Wants. 77 now. That bed at 93. Seven. -- -- We'll wait for it. -- -- It's it's also exiled so anyways these days once again afternoon drive here on WEEI supplies Skype for -- and Michael bought. As well that one out there are no it always wasn't like this. Make your way up the radio world in the radio business takes a lot of determination a lot of guts a lot of great as Kevin Garnett would say. So I just want a real briefly as kind of an intro to you give you a little bit of the back story here. On my rise to if you want to call this the top riser where we are right now it's -- for a Saturday night when the huge snowstorm. The time slot and help. I want to talk to you about my first day ever on W -- -- been here for just over three years my first day on the air here was back in September ninth. 2009. The reason I know that because of the date. 999. -- -- on -- debut here on WEEI but first sports last person I ever did on the air here was on the old dale and Holley show. And -- muted sports slices horrendous it's I listened to it now it's -- it's real bad. And so once again this is much for sports -- over an hour show you -- -- column. Sport slash. This update run by New England Baptist hospital knowing about its arsenal but he official the hospital Boston Celtics were 23 -- a lot more visit any -- dot pork all right this is this absolutely this is obsolete or redness actually -- a -- -- tonight at Fenway gets a raise young lesser. -- on the candidates who are really screwed up. They've Springfield an -- -- about -- they've -- we don't listen -- isn't blowing the posts. This Robinson John Stockton longtime jets head coach Jerry Sloan would have gone to go to C. Vivian Stringer on jobs out the -- that's -- sports flat and. It's also called over and over modulated right there once again I apologize for that but my first ever sports flies it's what makes sure the you know were discovered from -- back on September ninth. 2009. In -- -- sitting. With my own show so they -- was as a weakened flashpoint there nobody knew what was maturity -- does now bullet. Literally nobody knew what was outside of course my friends and family was barely make any money you know those jobs don't paper ball. Walking to work many times earlier early in the morning in the cold I'm not lying about that either. I eating macaroni cheese and hot dogs -- Miller high life. Wearing the same socks over and over again. Up the wrong about the right so let's say it's been about a year like that but the good news is Mike -- did begin to get a little bit better slash. Call -- trying him for all your auto glass replacement needs. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- straight trust that one what can I say so I was not halfway through my journey through this radio on a wonderland if you wanna call bad and -- It's still pretty good about their seed Ohio was on a regular weekend shift to a pretty well and something that every radio announcer hopes for actually happened here full time -- opened up for the mid day. Sports flash I was so excited. And I applied for a game. Yes you're right I did not get it. And big fat failure. And I was down in the dumps -- audit results restored folks. Things were not going well for me then I didn't really know what my future held luckily for me that very same time regular phone call from channel seven. And they asked me to become their afternoon traffic reporter and that really helped me big time. Abstract traffic let's check with the softness. And -- that. The latest for you looking at the worst afternoon commute we've seen so far your twentieth thirteen this is downtown Boston -- -- liberty right there by the way great guy if you do watch 7 NEWS second outsold -- wasn't the 7 NEWS afternoon traffic announcer which. I still lamb and I'm just small and along. After awhile. During the weekend shows and then one random Sunday it was all the flies for the Pete shepherd should just bored out of my mind. And not because of -- just because you know Sunday and I was you know lazy. And I decided to make this little gem hey this is something to. It might be afraid -- -- got these seven. Don't call him maybe. It's hard to. Code Red Sox lately. It's extreme -- Now I did that as a joke for that she'll -- to convince the producer to play at I'd really begged to produce of the weaker producer to play it. And the next day on Monday at a or call us some sort of big break but. It ran on every single show on the airwaves here on WEEI finally someone outside of replay -- but he knew what one's -- truck traffic. Let's check with a -- -- -- so many ways on. After a good little while I was promoted given a nice sizeable raise and put on the big sure every day. Hey it's the big show and it may sound crazy. You know their number of so called the may -- Michael hall leads dreadlocks and used to pieces away. Now he's called -- doctor letter. So here I am the last year or so -- the flash guy on the big show once again monitor chronic two to six here on WEEI. And we've been having a great time pretty much every afternoon discussing the most it's important sports topics and religious news of the day and I've really tried to put a lot in my flashes. In terms of journalistic integrity -- -- telling ABC's Katie Couric. That he did in fact live for a short period of time December after -- the woman he thought he was having a relationship. Was not in fact real -- offer. So rather great -- and so anyways thinks artists snowball of reforming and all of sudden I was on the one line. Director board blaster in the bank shall know them by age kids who want to -- over at the -- elated that they. Getting help just like I don't know that I did not reflect broader about the come up I think they could get a little bit. Technique that's Johns. In -- -- Johnson us. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- That's a good thing here get mistaken for upper. Casket that's got that writers -- excellent these guys all six classes so. Yes it's true I'm six feet eleven inches tall once again back bending Glenn and Michael really didn't know what was bought the wireline kind of kept me going. Cart increasing its did some kind of sparked brokerage fountain. In the article. -- I would quote. Which they are there are bad we know whatever it was based book. And -- People don't realize it so sees all of the value of put buttons and you confronts us he'd do exactly where this news that's. The not an exact date -- -- on track. -- -- -- Police say get his own show well they did in once again thank you to whoever that was yes in theory on 7 NEWS is wal. Every afternoon and this is from a paper one -- Not bad -- that -- you know classic the Bob via the Internet that you -- you know why did nobody. The -- that we can't stop bad pick. I got out back out erratic Cadillac statement epic superhero but nobody cared that they don't feel like the Olympics boiler gold belts. -- -- -- Current at this a lot of thought to create. Impersonator as well of. So anyways that's gone now went on the big show for me for a little while and things have been good. Lately -- -- up much thanks once again Michael England those guys to be supported the program at so. Finally about a month ago I got called on doing my own show here we are as you've heard it's been a long journey. I promise you work order on this particular show than anything I've ever done in broadcasting. May sound young but I would say -- Would -- some of veteran broadcasting but I've done this ever since. I know ever since economic college against really always wanna be radio broadcasts -- Here we go twenty something -- to two rankled the ordeal of chasing skirts of sports and not afraid to say it -- probity trailer in Bangor Maine and regular basketball scholarship to play prep school and was -- After that Nova Scotia -- -- Kohlberg Brandeis university in Waltham Wallace there we set the school mark best marketable time my senior heroes team captain. Fortunate enough also play in the NCAA tournament -- -- junior. -- senior years and it was great at 611 Lotta people say you know what he knew it and playing in the MBA. And it's my firm belief that some people are born to become a B players other born to become radio broadcasts are so. While school no I never scored a thousand points by. I'm in the record books for drinking 2000 years so I know is hang my I don't now one like yes. I played basketball in Italy France Canada Croatia all over the United States wants to get a -- radio TV broadcasting it's what I do every single day. And a promise from the bottom might argue were going to thoroughly enjoyed issue though if you don't you can acute -- -- -- -- rest. To -- be -- 37 and 937. More importantly please hit me up on Twitter wanna know what you think about the show. My Twitter handles real saucepan. And if you do wanna call once again I think calls -- bit awkward -- phone number. It's once. 77. Seven and 9376. Wants. 77 now. That bed at 93. Seven. You don't arrest by the way that was done live during afternoon drive. No big deal sort of ways of -- -- to notice here in Boston and -- all over New England. We've got two feet of fresh powder are out there right to the skiers are happy about the commuters are not. I've been locked up details of intelligence studio the last two days working on the show would also. All sorts of the -- last night at the absolute height of the blitzer I was out in government setter. I knew it was really wanna get people's sports opinions and you're about to hear those right after this.
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.
John Farrell postgame press conference
Joe Castiglione and Dave O'Brien talked to David Ortiz after the Red Sox beat the Twins 12-5. Big Papi said that team chemistry is great, that the new guys see the Sox way of doing things.
Joe Castiglione talked to John Farrell before the second game against the Twins. The manager said that the Sox can win with small-ball or with big-ball.
Pierre McGuire joins Tom Caron and Mut to discuss the Bruins young defensemen, the intensity and energy level in the game, and the Rangers offense.
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.
Millar joins the show to discuss the recent Sox slide, Jacoby Ellsbury's lack of power, and hitting in the big leagues.
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!
Buster Olney joins the show to discuss the muddled AL East, the average play of Ellsbury and how that will affect him in free agency, and Tropicana Field.More from this show
Linda explains how the shootout transpired in Watertown during the early morning hours. She saw the first suspect mortally wounded and police beginning the manhunt for the second suspect.More from this show
Jeff Bauman, a victim of the Boston Marathon bombing, joined the show to give the guys an update of his condition and a first-hand account of that terrible day. Jeff told the guys how he wrote the description of the bomber as soon as he could. Mr. Bauman added that he is aided every day with the knowledge that he is alive and the terrorist that detonated the bomb is dead.More from this show