Aug 28, 2013|
Terry Francona spent nearly a decade in Boston. The former Red Sox manager discusses his time in Boston and about the importance of the Jimmy Fund.
Listen to some of the highlights from Day 2 of the 12th annual Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon. Thank you for your support
Mikey and Joe talk with Lisa Scherber, the Director of Dana-Farber/Children's Hospital Cancer Center and VP/GM of WEEI Jeff Brown. Lisa and Jeff worked together to make this year's Jimmy Fund Telethon a rousing success. The final number raised surpassed last years total. Lisa speaks to her interactions with the children and the amazing feeling the entire event brings.
Mikey and Joe talk with Dr. Andrew Place, Pediatric Oncologist and Associate Director of Developmental Therapeutics at Dana-Farber, about the success of the program, and their aspirations to continually improve. Dr. Place talks about the challenges that he and his colleagues face regarding the treatment of adults and children with blood and other types of cancer.
Former Red Sox and Current Baltimore Oriole General Manager Dan Duquette talks with Mikey and Joe about his efforts and contributions to the Jimmy Fund telethon and his experiences during his tenure in Boston.
Automatically Generated Transcript (may not be 100% accurate)
On the phone right now that helped get should open up your checkbook future credit card a guy like consider a lot of consider. Greatest manager Red Sox history Terry Francona joins us Jerry Mike and -- how -- you. You don't appreciate taking a few minutes here I know that your time. With the Boston Red Sox you saw the relationship -- between the team. In the Jimmy Fund. To explain that connection what it means to you was ago I was here for a lot of years with this club. Well you don't become like Egypt -- -- -- -- -- needed to learn more about it. Or its content here and here -- -- -- com. Everybody's been afflicted -- touched by it does have a point where I am later Brandon. I just you know in general I think anytime you try to -- so -- for somebody or or rule. Perhaps it. But this particular organization is unbelievable also tried to help our it is really built. They had Tito throughout the day -- mean the players have been coming down here in the last couple of days and it's. It's probably one of those things where you know sometimes you ask your players to do some special things -- -- don't have to. Really asked Greg you just mentioned because it's clever things I think quietly behind the scenes that the players want to do have done. Gone over in seen. That the kids down at the -- I think it's important altering. I think I think and again you seem to -- It first hand but I think it will be surprised actually how much voters do. And how much you don't outspoken ought to be ball and Jeter wants to receive the chip you know him for animal is some things like that they rule. You can -- that you asked about it. -- you get some pretty good going on out there in Cleveland they -- into a tough game last night but. You find yourself right in the mix after taken a year away from the game you are in August meaningful games I feel pretty good for you. It is built like a little walk and write them. I mean I did a good -- him in war all Austin but. We're right smack in the middle of those and it were a little ball. And you know we have some challenges -- These were little -- And their news -- I was just wandering -- -- ratio in Cleveland compared to Boston as -- is -- still there we all know it's like here. Yeah you don't want the games the same you know comics and -- girl there's less fuel football field in Cleveland which is which is okay. You know there were some need for almost every day in bought. It real or created. An -- missed. But Oden you know. And sometimes have one without the other and now all that attention. And all that all the people that here's what I'll have a public -- So again it'll say that when I'm happy who wore a map of actually were old. A matter -- multiple happy with the Red Sox for a big pity -- there -- tremendous editor of real bit bitter border -- pretty. Yeah it's got a surprise this John Ferrell god Terry amazed that he come in here and just right away do the job come on now that. Well you all realize we're speaking honestly they're probably winning despite him. Are you you don't feel good and everybody around five others note that -- -- or -- Well let me ask you care because lot of Red Sox fans who feel like I do -- greatest manager Red Sox history key US -- tell them. Yet open up their checkbooks here those listening this on your voice why it's important donate -- -- -- today. What you what are your views that I think the better I think have made maybe federal wage disputes. I promised to also to check out there and for -- also. Like -- every year but perhaps this stipulation. That ownership as the matches like -- always over the past. -- Think we can work I think we can work data are an older well older hearted that are that are -- the lead or like. -- righted. And I'll do not use. You guys immediate Russell and how are you guys and hopefully. Brad no matter what we -- from a -- an actor and all along. So what do you go listen to the Mel today an -- what are you up the -- all -- you -- that -- -- Are you guys know moderates such fans are are rooting for the Cleveland Indians as well so we wish you guys all the best they're good luck down the stretch. Don't look at -- okay thanks to Gil thanks Terry Terry Francona.
Butch Stearns, Fred Smerlas and Steve DeOssie discuss the Patriots comeback win over Cleveland and the loss of Rob Gronkowski for the season.
The guys finish up their breakdowns on what to expect today at Gillette and give their pick for a winner.
Curran calls the boys live from Gillette to break down today's game against the Browns. He thinks Cleveland will be a much tougher opponent than most. He also gets into the Ridley situation and if the Pats will look to sign Edelman.
Eagle checks in to give Grande and Max a perspective on the Brooklyn Nets after they acquired Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett via trade earlier this summer. He breaks down what he thinks the future holds for the Nets after completing this blockbuster deal.
Sean Grande and Cedric Maxwell take some time and look back at the history between the Celtics and the Lakers, specifically the legendary rivalry between Magic and Bird. Legendary broadcaster, Ian Eagle, checks in to give the Brooklyn perspective as KG and Paul Pierce settle into their new home. Sean and Max also reveal the behind the scenes details surrounding Max’s famous “I got the ball” moment.
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Rob Bradford and Alex Speier talk with Jon Lester about contract negotiations, losing a teammate like Jacoby Ellsbury, the World Series run, and looking ahead to 2014.
Rob Bradford and Alex Speier are back witht he Hot Stove Show. They talk about Jacoby Ellsbury signing with the New York Yankees, the Red Sox signings of AJ Pierzynski and Edward Mujica, and wrap it up with Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester, who talks about the World Series run, losing a teammate like Ellsbury and looking towards 2014.
The Red Sox new catcher, A.J. Pierzynski, joined the show to discuss his reputation as the most hated man in baseball. He also said that he turned down multi-year deals to come and win in Boston.
Shawn Thornton joined the show and discussed the teams long layoff leading into their game tomorrow night in Montreal. He told the guys that he anticipates fighting being a part of hockey for years to come.
Lucic joins Danny Picard to talk some hockey after the team’s overtime win against the Carolina Hurricanes. Danny asks Lucic about David Krejci’s game winner yesterday and hockey outsiders that are trying to change the game.
Shawn Thornton joined the show fresh off his big night at MSG and talked about his recent goal scoring prowess. Shawn said that no matter who his line mates are he is always going to be a fourth liner.
Kirk Minihane answered any and all questions from the listeners and John and Gerry.
The New York Post's Joel Sherman joined the show with his thoughts on jacoby Ellsbury's signing with the Yankees. He said that if it were up to him he would have given the money to Robinson Cano over Ellsbury.
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane. They discussed how Ron Burgundy has officially jumped the shark and played sound of him on Dan Patrick.
Peter King joins Mut and Merloni to go across the NFL and address the latest news. He discusses Kubiak's firing, Tomlin's fine, and Dennard's possible suspension.
Brick makes his weekly appearance on Mut and Merloni and discusses the Bruins loss to Montreal and the hit on Johnny Boychuck.
Michael Fabiano, fantasy expert and Yankees fan, gives his opinion on the Cano signing, discusses Julian Edelman's rising fantasy value, and actually suggests starting Ryan Fitzpatrick
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Alex joins the show and gives his thoughts on the Jacoby Ellsbury deal, and what prospects the Red Sox have to fill the hole left in the lineup, or trade pieces to get a player who can fill the void.
John talks to Rob and gets his thoughts on the Yankees signing Jacoby Ellsbury, the Red Sox signing AJ Pierzynski, and Jarrod Saltalamacchia signing with Miami.
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