Jul 14, 2013|
With the extremely polarizing verdict in the George Zimmerman case coming to light last night, Twitter almost exploded with everyone's opinions flying around. Of course, many of the opinions in the form of tweets were coming from athletes who probably should have taken a step back and thought about what they were about to say before hitting "send" ... please athletes of the future, THINK BEFORE YOU TWEET!
Red Sox Bench Coach Torey Luvollo joins the program to talk about Red Sox injuries and the MLB Replay process
Our number two Chris aligning with sports Sunday Sports Radio WEEI 6177797937. Then not all Red Sox some pretty much all Jon Lester threw the first hour lie detectors weighing in on the AT&T tax line on that will get to that just a moment. Out final round of the masters is going on a maturity people. Into getting into what is much science tiger. And without Phil as well he Mickelson showed up I think late Thursday night she flew in and Friday after energy is flied out. With Phil Mickelson. I he had a tough weekend are tough early going Richardson first round in a local guy Keegan Bradley struggled missed But there are some big games of the top the leaderboard some exciting. I young names of the Jordan's BT's twenty years old he's cash to win the masters I he'd be the youngest winner since 1979. LEB younger. Then the tiger was the first time you want it. And one of the things that really stood out to me is speaking with some people were down there this week to cover the toward talks and these young guys and it get back to tiger. The complete and water. Lack of off. Around around Tiger Woods to these guys are too young you think about twenty years old 21 years old with somebody like camera some would like walker. In somebody like Blix the Swedish guys and second right now and he's. He's like 28. You know some of these guys too young to really remember or at least have played with tiger against tiger. When he was hitting level like we never seen before the PGA tour earlier received since Jack. And they look at him now a Zagat shoot 77 on the weekends. Is that cats really contention anymore where is I mean Aaron I'm not old and your and all of you remember when. Final round tigers in the lead it was done forget about it I mean one year in the PGA YE Yang those big shots out late and ended up beating and yet that epic battle with Bob May. I nearly beat him in the PGA but it would for the most part just wasn't close he would get a lead and he was one of the best closers in the we'd seen in the sport. But it's just it's different now that's a different vibe. Around Tiger Woods and it's gone from seemingly a foregone conclusion that he would get to nineteen majors is seemingly foregone conclusion that he won't eat next year. Does play majors this year. Is give forty years old Jack won three. After he needs five Jack won three after forty to two of those were when he was forty and the masters in 986. Was kind of an out Larry's 46 years old. Tiger would be a hall of fame career from here on out five major championship all career to get in nineteen. I think it's interesting not only his fall from grace just as a player. In terms of winning majors the was in my opinion at least the best player on were last year he had five or six wins a torch to win major. But the bigger thing to me is just how some of these younger players perceive him do tiger as a contention it used to be regarded. The average stroke. The average round rather up a stroke in. In in the in the final round on Sundays when tiger was in contention real just kind of melted aged just. Folded around with a few exceptions mentioned Bob revealed in Nickels and it's good battles but. For the most part it was just tiger's world everybody else's playing for second they were on him Ernie Els just not Now is young guys just young enough to cocky enough and don't really remember that at least they didn't play through it. And they're saying how statute 75 on the weekends with what's not ID in the turn now but. I should be upon Sunday Bubba Watson very very likable guy. And I Jordan who were finding out a lot about trying to become the youngest masters winner a long time quick birds update we'll get back to the calls against 617779. 7937. Cordially NC DM IA's doing great to get the good news on him that was definitely a concern that you know DM IAA was. Out I got hit looked like in the that it from I thought it was illegal but not dirty if that makes sense I don't think there was intent to injure there. It was just one of those times you're trying to make a hockey play get the principal point contact up higher and you won it. So I thought it was an illegal hit not a dirty hit but by a help not the that you concussion translated to on the ice Thursday that part we don't know just yet. But Patrice Bergeron it sound like is fine I he missed the third period yesterday that would would have been a huge concern. I outside to go. There's not too many guys you point to and say this more important to the bees and Bergeron two way player in hockey this year. Obvious he's good according to coach Julianne and Chris Kelly looks like still day to day with that back injury so some. Relatively speaking. Minor bumps and Bruce is going into the Stanley Cup Playoffs but you know these guys especially Alec Bergeron if he could be on the ice on Thursday against the red he's going to be there. I HTT tech slide is 37937. It's like grab a few of these real quick a one Dexter says eight times over David Price let Lester walked. While you make Casey price a better pitcher at this stage of his career early younger I can cost more money. And now your bidding against everybody else you've got the cost control guy. Housing cost control we get the guided the under your control rather. The of the exclusive negotiating window with wants to stay here to guide it. As more in depth track record in the post season to sign him. And that point it's not a knock on price and gives great pitcher. But if you're looking at what you can do it even easier than that that will save you some money relative to what price can get on the open market signed last. I know detector can you imagine having Stanton in Boston did it forty plus homers easy architecture from western mass. Two words about prospects Daniel yep they can go hard the other way. I another one here says agree with you order percent top of the rotation guys talk about Lester innings a year post seasons died. Given the cash over five years five for one and should get it done. And out finally is Lester stats are comparable to average career he walked away from 244 million Lester has been better than Homer Bailey and look at the contract. That he just signed a few textures telling me the gets four clocked at. Well evening parade for a UConn for the championships I assume the men and women together out both of them winning the national title. Yes as tougher as Turkey's but happy for Kevin Ollie who now is the next. Hot coaching named to go from college to the end beauty after eight seasons. But undefeated in the NCAA tournament ally guys can say that are at six or 77797937. is in New Jersey he's up next When then. Just try to not cute bit Ali thank you and I can't believe that a low ball. Jon Lester like they don't agree that you like a side impact by one and whatever argument sake. We have been out of my. But you see a lot of contracts for your team that have gone got into the contract stratosphere and some of them have really worked out so well. But for a number like dapper Lester what he's so willing to stay. I agree I was surprised. When I saw what the number was at the end of spring training where the Red Sox know Lester broke off toxin seems like a a low ball contract terms of dollars in a low ball contract thirty years. definitely. god I G I mean lucky probably let out a little bit like that way radio reluctant I had. Yeah I mean yeah I'm with you thanks to the fall being a former yankees fans perspective. They're never shy about spending dollars. That Lester contract is makes sense and I've said this a few times. Because just getting back to this point I do think my gut still tells me they get a Don. Gut feeling they still get this contract done because I hate candidate it player just wants too much just wants to be a Boston too much. You back going to be here at the expense of taking deal it's foolish and a four year seventy to eighty million dollar contract before which. At ball way below market terms years below market terms the average annual There's no upside here it sounded like a Red Sox blown away with a give you four years but here's point six million a year. Which is probably more than you gonna get I guarantee each and every year on the open market that it could at least. I still think Lester would walk away from crystal he'd say no. But I could look at that is saying the Red Sox in good faith effort to try to. Do with last year what they've done with other guys which is over pay an average annual dollars but try to take that discounted terms of the number years seventy. I can't say that. I can't see it as they came under years came under dollars 6177797937. Bill isn't busted up next they've built. They would subject. who visual. You know what about. You guys keep in the world. Could together okay. guys they look at the guys renewed deal if everybody involved. Make him have the option to. Who boarded deals rivals ordered to the guys will. Make it work. So real simple. So three years of his make sure Israelis and three years seventy million. And then assuming he stays healthy another two years at how much. Ordered me at all. That would come out to volley at 5110. About then you know what would actions. YouTube. 120. It was cute guys so. Yeah It it it any guaranteed dollars sport. That that's just not gonna work for the players work for last. Well hope what works right now what made two big guy a two year deal seven million. With a guarantee. Appeared to remain nimble. The two more years of targeted what are enviable. Well let's get. That that that the five year 120 million dollar contract. Where. OK I guess that that's reasonable but I mean you if you're guaranteeing the money that it's not three years in the two years to five years. And yet we could what three years didn't work out three years it will be created numerous believe that you develop very animated. You know. Yeah I mean I like well. I guess I can't get what you in there you know again trial period so to speak at three year seventy million dollar. You know test blown the CP states LP and see if he still producing. The news saying guaranteed fifty million after that which is five for once money. Why would John again you'd think about it okay hometown discount know we heard the operator gets excited about it. to get past the idea of a hometown discount meeting complete insanity. Seventy million dollars even over a three years average dollars a lot of money. But it still. 50% of what can get out in the open market. You know why would I take seventy million guaranteed even for three years when I could just double that six years guaranteed at 140 million. You know six I can get that extra seventy million dollars over three more seasons just to go out in the open market. That would be a great team friendly kind of idea but Lester were being eyed Joseph and Wakefield once the way HL. What they've done so much for the in the you know 78 years. That burning up I don't know are already up at. I agree with UN and the injury concern for me is that they're now we are talking about Clay Buchholz we'd be having added I merely different conversation. But with Lester even a year it was bad in 2012. Still pitch to plus innings. Yeah I mean you don't get a picture wondering about that party and you don't hate you guys brought there get a going to be offered. And I are I think I really like the attitude that you just want the behavior I don't understand why the Internet situation black. We're not talking about giving the guy a 140. I'm not all that with the amount of money more book like the object audit. Well he had I think the Red Sox kind of Hewitt in the regard as well that's why I wasn't completely floored when he said OK if we here opera was the most that they had. I'll put out there by the time they broke off negotiations. But I'd be and neighbor of 400. Yell now and a and a big. Average annual value a Ford seventy for is an opera that you know the players get a that's an opera that it's designed to be turned out. Yeah independent though they looked like but based on the yacht I don't know it. All the the PR stunt getting negative PR because I think I had tickets ridiculous they have any Lester did lie to me if he blocks away at the end of the day. And and the Red Sox look back and in the end flick back and say. And they could of they could negotiate they could out of spring training but the only opera percent beat the teams the only one's gonna look bad that's an. Aerial my opinion darker integrated you know integrated I'm sorry you know it made it. It's the same age and it did Dustin Pedroia has I can't think of his name off my head to similar Pedroia as we negotiated down discounts the This situation it is thought here we cannot I mean update completely done park are now completely. It sounds like till the end of the season got to do have an exclusive negotiating window. Went thanks for the college and they've exclusive negotiating window with Lester. After the season is over and that it's free agency. But you know in my mind even if the Red Sox were come back with a big number in the fall. But it even gets to. Reagents even gets to the point were other teams are our ticketing contracts are offers a Lester you're probably spending more than what you have spent. It just get the deal done now. You just avoid any possibility any any chance did you rate in the another team another suitor and unlike David Ortiz we can't you know we had a debate about Ortiz is going to be even a market that is. And I thought maybe lot of people but absolutely now. That's fine with Lester there's no debate right. I mean when I can debate the fact that it thirty year old going on 31 year old lefty it's starting pitcher with a great post season track records that market. We know that that's the case there's going to be money thrown at this. So you have the opportunity. To not only negotiate exclusively with him up or you even touch or even Free agency. It to get an offer on the table to sign this guy if they're not able losing the player beat. I signing into a deal that maybe goes outside their comfort zone because now they worry about free agency not to worry about other offers them. You could have made a better fate in my mind decide than these reported figures in at these numbers are right you know he's not taking. It's an it's designed to be refused to keep brought out their deceit it's a hit proper. I don't think organ necessarily buy that I think that this mark baseball banner that. That they and as long as you're in line with keeping Lester some cables don't want that at any high price and that's fine that's your opinion I disagree by. It any band that wants Jon Lester back is valued at his team. It and understand just what the market is looking for the seventy's at It's an insult. Text messages committed 37937. AT&T like. Texas is Red Sox have too many pitches in the system they had the upper hand. Now that it's does its thing is too many pitchers in this is have a lot of starting pitching depth they have a lot of potential. As allowed by hope and is better than Jon Lester obese Kerr shot why not. But you know what you have in Jon Lester. You don't know what you have yet Henry and that goes to my point of if you're gonna have some of these cost control pre arbitration arbitration guys up. Lester got the money to do. He could have a a lot of money coming off the books over the next read of where years. Yet a pitcher John Lackey threw for 500000 dollars on next season. In NA and it not a salary cap sport but it sport I care about a 189 million dollar luxury tax threshold for the at least they're from last. I that to take three years the market's already at five to six. years as Lester won't get 140 on the open market I disagree I think he will. I the Texas is give Lester one of these two deals. Or for a hundred or seven and 12611. if the offer candidate for for a hundred then I would say you know the Sox made an effort. They made shots try to sign him and take battled down discounted terms of the year when it for par seventy it. and a few text is going back to a couple calls as a wide world Lester take three year deal and a trial period. We can get five years guaranteed and I completely agree this is an interesting text here get this one before the break. I you know I'm not entirely sure why everyone has the phrase 110 for five I should get it done because he had no idea. What will get it done in theory. Yet that would be a hometown discount. 111 for five years an option six and eight I have no way of knowing. Whether that would get it done so he's looking at 5110. I just keep coming back that number because I look at. What the market would probably and keep going back to guys like Cole Hamels you know reasonable comparable to last year's regular season numbers I see six. In 144. EC 23 and change per year so take roughly that average annual value. 43 in his case it's going to take a year back it five years old hometown discount. But he's not leaving and and the billions of dollars That's why I come back to that number I'll get it done I have no idea what I'd be willing to go to say. 150 over 520 million a year probably. Start pushing diablo or we'll talk. You see what the number but a number I have in mind. And a lot of people have in mind they think 22 million a year twenty to 22 million a year years and college day. Five years a 10210 million dollars 6177797937. The point though I had no idea we don't know. What gets I can tell you this though. Ward seven he doesn't get it on told you that before knowing. That that was the for the Jon Lester turned out we get back to your calls coming up next we'll talk war. A Red Sox get to the Bruins as well and what touch and the Celtics before the end of the show as well get to 4 o'clock Chris Blondie with Sports Radio. WE yeah.
Villani doesn't understand the Red Sox' approach to the negotiations with Jon Lester for an extension. Sure, you have to start somewhere, but their offer was so off base, it was almost insulting. He wonders if the Red Sox truly want Lester in the future and if they don't, WHY!?!
The Red Sox will have the proverbial log jam in the outfield when Shane Victorino returns - what should they do? Send Jackie Bradley back down, make a trade or something else...Butch and Buck discuss.
Transcript - will not be 100% accurate
Boston lost it doesn't matter way -- you lose ticked -- -- or its alternative and is that sometimes. On the other side this afternoon. And we've been on this a lot this year so. You know and that's. We can really do try to keep in close. Jon Lester after last night's loss shut out loss to the Oakland Athletics final game of the pretty all star. Break schedule takes place today in Oakland against the -- but in the Red Sox have got a few guys who were headed for Citi Field in the all star nativity is. And -- second half the season starts end of the week. As rob pointed out very correctly. Tough stretch of schedule coming up for the Red Sox and and I know John Ferrell and and sharing to want this team to be ready a couple of other quick items here as we get to the call to view it's 617. 7797937. -- the baseball note it it appears. At least from a far and I hope I'm wrong in this regard. That things are probably not gonna end very nicely for Derek Jeter. Missed the first 91 games -- last 91 games tried made his attempt to give back in played a game goes back on the DL with a quad strain I think it -- -- 39 years old. And I remember back when when Alex Rodriguez first joined the Yankees and Jeter was named the all star shortstop which kind of cracked a lot of us up. We made the point that he wasn't the best shortstop on his team yes. And it's probably at this point of his of his career impossible for him to play shortstop on a regular basis -- If he comes back and he feels like he can play. They'll put him out there will be a bad shortstop. Maybe he'll win the gold glove he says hell works right pretty funny is that you know -- -- When he did that the other day and they said no we're gonna have an MRI I don't think it's a big deal -- you don't have MRI for things aren't big deals. How many times do we see around here that it takes for ever -- MRI Clay Buchholz and have an MRI on his shoulder forever. So there was a big deal continues to be big deal. And I think that that's one of them one of the main reasons why -- begin the Yankees will go over the top. Although I do think bill be passed to know be Anatolia and. He's one of those guys who despite the laundry I admire very mature. In the same way with Mariano Rivera a guy who I admire very much there. Other guys who plan a team I don't admire so much. Or one who's trying to get back that team went on admire at all. And I and I and I hope it ends better for him and I fear it's going to. But it two or Jeter -- for Jeter on me no I I hope just in -- just end our. I would judge sadly I don't care judging by some reports that might be -- after the all star race two for eighteen right now in his in his rehab assignment plus. The bio Genesis stuff is gonna come out he's likely going to be suspended now. We had this discussion. With TJ Quinn the other day it was filling in for Gerry Callahan and -- and with -- with John we talked TJ Quinn. The players associated association is gonna fight this hundred game suspension they're going to say. You know that's a second offense -- suspension this isn't a second offense for Ryan -- for. For Alex Rodriguez you don't have a right to suspend these guys for a hundred games now I think the commissioners don't do it. Do yes sore and big fight it. And they're gonna try but here's the question the -- me I thought it was pretty interesting you think about it. For the pennant race if this goes down the pennant race. Which is going to be more -- factor the bio Genesis stuff. Or the Houston Astros. Will replace the Houston Astros the mouse with the fact that it's interesting that covers and -- the -- -- of the terrible you and and guess what they have very many guys are gonna bring up and be batter biggest selloff guys Biden -- whoever arouse. And then you have guys like maybe who are going to be their Nelson Cruz some key guy -- So which is gonna have more reflect. I didn't see the first few innings of last night's game. The exact moment that the nest and open was running and they were getting ready to start the telecast cut him and -- they -- but -- got my Twitter feed did. And -- my Twitter at said the verdict is in in the Zimmermann case and I switched over and watched his typing most of America did last night. Out what I came away from last night. This is not a political statement at all believe me I'm not going there but I came away from last night thinking was there are times. When athletes shouldn't be on Twitter. And there -- guys last night who shouldn't be on Twitter yes Roddy White the wide receiver for the Atlanta Falcons said that the members of these Zimmerman jury should go home and killed themselves. I'm a Guatemalan and say that's probably you know a little far down that that wrote Victor Cruz wide receiver for the New York Giants. Said that done that Zimmerman was gonna get it was gonna get taken out by. By retribution from the -- I'm paraphrasing here and 88 tweet that got taken down very quickly but of course gets green grabbed and lives forever. There are times when emotions get the best of people. And Andy you know that that old rule about you know you -- type out a tweet. And no way you're gonna say that -- -- and you wait you look at -- you know the 62 rule. And it was obvious last night and most of my Twitter. Following is is athletes and sports for obvious reasons that I certainly follow other things but athletes are a big part of it. And and as I was watching my Twitter feed explode last night I was think and somebody's got to get a hold Roddy White. And take the damn Smart phone away from somebody's got to -- somebody did get to Victor Cruz it was obvious. His tweet disappeared almost immediately what -- Willis goes back to what the teams can do and they can -- It's. I think what you he said it was exactly right and I don't think I think this is why every team. When the first things they do when he said these guys down and were rookie development camp signed a guy or even just training camp say exactly what you just said dale. This isn't this isn't a mean party your job is an important thing when you tweet something. How to time. Think about all the ramifications. Think about how important it is think about if you can live without the fallout from it. And then make your decision. Ironically. Twitter for athletes has been a subject here over the last week or ten days started with Tyler Sagan. Tweeting some things that his new employers the Dallas Stars were distancing themselves from before even got introduced as a new member of the stars. I -- I've been a Bruins development camp all week up in Wilmington Don Sweeney said that. I forget what it was I think it was Wednesday night he said that. Immediately after they got off the ice. All of the young players were a development camp were heading for a seminar and that was being put on by the team's public relations staff. Up about Twitter. And the responsibilities of social media. And I talked to Ryan FitzGerald about a the next day and he said it was very interesting thing he said they pulled up one of my tweets and said this is a good thing and it was. FitzGerald Africa drafted by the Bruins and a picture of him you know and then so happy to be a member. -- that you got no issues. He didn't tell me what they pulled up some uptight about it after I shouldn't abuse at the end and we talked in my case and about it. Later on in the week and he said this is absolutely. Something they are talking to their players about. It's a different world for athletes today social media is it's not to go away. You can't tell players CK one Twitter anymore you can't tweet anymore step away from the vehicle. But you you've got to at least advise them about what's. Fair game and what is. Well you know it's new so we talked about salient thing with the Bruins the patriots in football you decided a couple. With the Red Sox. That's the one I can't really think of and he. Transgressions there at least recently you know the biggest transgression I don't think of when it comes in regards to Twitter when the cubs and Red Sox John Henry. John -- the Mark Teixeira tweet from a few years out now and but in terms the play the players are Manila. He donated well evidently they've got the message yeah -- yeah. Then it's it but it's one thing we get the message is another thing to actually execute it. Indy we heading into the year and you say are you gotta follow Shane Victorino. You get a follow Mike Napoli. Well great. -- I'm all yet it is to give a high five to a coach you are for the all star game that's great guys really stepped up today great. What's ironic though is -- can't criticize them for being -- If we are in turn gonna clobber a guy I'm right I criticize I don't know I'm not saying you -- -- saying in general. If we're gonna clobber a guy like Roddy White -- a guy like Victor Cruz after what they tweeted last night we then. Society then camp to solve what the Red Sox as there's so Vanilla. Like we want them and I mean you think that we want them to get close to that line that gets them in trouble -- I don't. -- I don't wanna I mean Tyler Sega which he left the game Twitter alone and now he claims it wasn't even him but leave that. I mean his his new team. Had to put out a release saying we don't believe that we that is not the way we we feel in this organization. Now that does not reclaim the view of of this team. I think that is the Bruins to the same thing -- blame lacquered and -- the base in a press release of what he tweeted I'm not so much now all of this today. Before -- locker a -- like I was a little before twitters time I guess. 6177797937. As the telephone number. Text line is always available to be the AT&T text line at 37937. Never even mentioned Tim Lincecum is no hitter last night or the 256. Pitches -- thorough I I was gonna say my prediction here. Is that Tim Lincecum is about to go through about a three week stretch where he's not very effective. I understand how difficult this is and I remember. Pocketed Terry Francona about this about a no hitter in high pitch count me was joking about. He was gonna send John Farrell ought to make the pitching change you know -- -- continued. I understand how hard this is for Bud Black. He really got going through 448 pitches to complete the no hitter. Well. -- if US John Farrell. What the toughest decision he's had to make in regards to a pitch count will cite the Jon Lester no header from a few years ago. And he had a tough one earlier in year -- Ryan Dempster you get caught in the middle. He actually went to the mound in Dempster talked him out of he went back which you this is a reason why Terry Francona didn't give them around. Except when he went to the mound you were well I would do we didn't go the mound -- he was just gonna talk to pitchers he's gonna go to amounted taking guy asked is this an easy at the top step of the dugout he was making the motion doable yes and in we understand it's tough from now that are. But OK Tim Lincecum when he goes to free agency which is going to be more important. I'm just curious and I know this is -- factoring in last night which could be more important put the no -- on his -- We're to have the almost five ERA because of what happens after throwing almost 150 pitches. And I know where were sounding fatalistic hear the numbers just tell you that in the aftermath of asking a pictured it to throw that many pitches. The numbers are good after that bright and they're not going to be good first as I said 234 weeks -- not going to be. Remember when this is going back Curt Schilling I think it is. 20062006. You know with 2006. He threw in April. He threw a 133 pitches against Cleveland and many went on a terrible terrible run after that. It's. People people say while you know -- -- data -- this stated that. Well too bad this and how guys working and what this is how guys are brought up anymore. And to throw that many pitchers that's just not done. And in the other part about it in it we're not talking about a big burly you know now Jon Lester type body type B now and and when you talk to John Farrell about what his philosophy is regarding. Having guys throw a lot of pitches in games he's hit a big part of this is how important pitches are. And when you're in -- you're a no hitter I get news for you. I don't care what the score of the game is. Last 434. Innings -- tops the VR. Yet though -- I'll be curious to see how it performs for awhile now in the aftermath are skeptical Patrick in Manchester Europe first and sports on. You -- Patrick. Again like your body -- -- without giving up the -- Like your commitment to. -- -- -- -- -- -- We've got to -- area. -- I believe in this year he's got eighteen million next here why would have money why would I wanna do Andrea Andrea. You get -- -- agreed to -- it happens this year Portland. So all right. You certainly not off the bench while we're in the outfield platoon and YouTube to let PH and direct about the bad. Report -- this year gate guards are now back here only eighteen. Freedom in the Republican happy about fourteen and eighteen. But -- of the day it's more it's across the redwood conference at one I got my -- Well that said if you can get part of -- -- rotation in the thinking World Series. When he -- that we do got plenty -- (%expletive) majored ships. Patrick. I like your thinking I like the way that your try to be creative. But even just a little bit you're coming out from Powell a lot of people around you do. Which is you coming out of from the Red Sox point of view more in the cup's point of view and you try to make it fit. You middle Brooks would have some valuable value to the cubs but you're talking about a guy in Garza. Who his last six starts. Last six starts he has a 124 you are -- This guy this guy with whatever the cubs get back for Matt Garza. There's going to be more than will brought me he's more than will middle Brooks and the relief of Alfonso Soriano. Well I I agree he didn't put that. Group we are they are taken 22 million dollars so that's a lot of money regret -- are greedy. At least twenty Cuba and maybe more maybe negativity. 45 of the 26 without the I don't know I think the room that's what cigarette tax could you go without having to do a lot. Any area they couldn't they could do it by I I do is Patrick -- sale I'll say it again. I think that the cubs this is the cubs' big score here. They need to get some pieces back to build around and I don't know -- middle Brooks is enough a big enough for peace. To to get back just for Mack -- guy who's not even playing at the Major League level right now right in -- well little Brooks might be traded but what people have to start realizing when you start entering. Hey will Mel Brooks and a cliff -- Matt Garza trade is that you're you're selling low one will Miller Brooks. So why Israel why would that be a good idea. I don't know but it. 6177797937. -- telephone number eighteen -- text line -- 37937. Dale Arnold rob Bradford -- Sunday Sports Radio WEEI.
Tom Curran calls the show to discuss the Vince Wilfork contract situation. After texting with Vince this morning, Curran says that Vince's camp is possibly trying to put the "genie back in the lamp" and that the possibility of the Pro Bowl DT returning to the team has improved.
Heath Evans of the NFL Network joins Mut and Lou to talk how Revis and Browner impact the Patriots defense, the Vince Wilfork Situation, and the arms race between Denver and New England
We talk Revis with his friend and mentor, former Patriot Ty Law.
Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck joins Mut and Merloni to discuss and reflect on the Boston Marathon Bombings a year later.
Jackie MacMullan talks some Celtics with Mut and Merloni as the season is winding down and the team is positioned to have a high draft pick.
Jackie MacMullan of ESPN Boston joins Mut, Lou, and Christian to talk about Rajon Rondo in the booth, the rest of the Celtics losing season, and the epic battle between the Pacers and Heat.
Dave O'Brien and Joe Castiglione talk with Red Sox starting left fielder, Grady Sizemore. grady talks about what it was like to hit a home run off his old teammate, C.C. Sabathia, and his reaction to not seeing Koji on the mound in a save situation.
Steve Lyons joins Dale and Holley to talk about the Red Sox and Yankees series and Michael Pineda's sticky hand.
Kevin Millar makes his weekly appearance to discuss Michael Pineda's apparent pine tar on his hand, the Red Sox loss to the Yankees, and the team's pitching.
Shawn Thornton joined the show to preview the upcoming series against the Red Wings.
2 games left in the season and the Bruins are in the driver's seat for the President's Cup which is allowing them to coast and get healthy. Pierre McGuire updates Mut and Lou on the possibility of Seidenberg's return and talks about situations elsewhere in the NHL.
Jack Edwards talks about the Bruins stretch run to the playoffs and rants about the NCAA.
Shawn Thornton joined the show to preview the Red Wings series and the one year anniversary of the Marathon Bombings.
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane. Today the guys discussed Aaron Hernandez getting in more jailhouse trouble.
Our montage to honor all those impacted by the terrorist attacks one year ago.
Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck joins Mut and Merloni to discuss and reflect on the Boston Marathon Bombings a year later.
Joe Andruzzi witnessed the attacks first-hand and sprung into action to help others when the blasts went off on Boylston Street. The former Patriots OL joined the show to discuss and reflect on that day.
Mut, Merloni and Christian Fauria reflect on the tragic events on April 15th 2013 at the Boston Marathon and discuss how the city has changed.
We speak with Matt Chatham, who re-tells his story from that fateful Monday and looks ahead to brighter things, including this year's marathon.
Dale, Michael and Steve Lyons reflect back on the event last year, and the good that has taken place since then as Boston came together.
We speak with David Abel of the Boston Globe, who penned the incredible piece on the Richard Family in this past weekend's Boston Globe.
Nifty jumps on the Planet for an hour.
Lou Merloni did play-by-play with Joe Castiglione today and then joined The Planet Mikey Show to talk about what went wrong, and a few things that went right as the Red Sox started their campaign to defend their World Series title.
WEEI.com's Chris Price joins John Ryder and Chris Villani on Planet Mikey to discuss the signing of Revis Island
The Red Sox' High-A minor league team in Salem recently had a 16-game winning streak that spanned two seasons. So what? From the standpoint of making prospects better and fostering player development, does that matter? Salem manager Carlos Febles (who managed Salem for the end of their winning streak, but who was also in charge of a 50-87 Single-A Greenville team in 2013) and Salem radio play-by-play man Evan Lepler discuss -- while also touching on a number of prospects in search of the next Earl Weaver and Vinegar Bend Mizell.
Scott and Ben recap WrestleMania 30 and talk about the death of the Ultimate Warrior.
It’s been a busy week across the NFL & with the College Football Draft Hopefuls so Jim Hackett & Pete Davidson plowed through as much as you can handle, including news about The Jets & their interest in Chris Johnson, the LSU Pro Day, rumors and news surrounding free agents & recent signings like Santonio Holmes, DeSean Jackson & Nate Burleson. Then it’s all about the 2014 Rookie Wide Receiver class that just continues to grow and impress. There’s a lot here to keep you informed as the offseason heats up and the draft approaches. Get ready!
Friend of the show, Brad Faxon, checks in to examine all the Masters action and to evaluate Bubba Watson's performance.More from this show
LB joins Mut and Merloni in studio to preview the Bruins first opponent in the playoffs, the Detroit Red Wings.More from this show
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane. Today the guys discussed Aaron Hernandez getting in more jailhouse trouble.More from this show