Aug 28, 2013|
Joe & Dave welcomed Red Sox principal owner John Henry to the booth. John was all smiles with the Sox in first place and New England showing immense support for 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)
We're delighted to be joined by Red Sox principal owner John Henry. In the -- promising to get a few runs and a lot more hard -- a very very important couple of days the Red Sox organization. And four of the ownership of the Boston Red Sox. As the WEEI -- Jimmy Fund radio telethon. Rolls on a hectic period for you John. It's it is anything here and and just on the West Coast. With a team. You know I have to say this partnership between Debbie that's going the twelve year new. It's. Extraordinary. And you guys through tremendous job through school. Ellsbury blossom bond takes a pitch up and away for ball one -- tonight his walked in stolen base in single. But certainly the -- -- sex partners really stepped up again. Jimmy thought so appreciative of the very generous donation. It's it's a great partnership group we have. 10 pitcher sinker in their for a called strike picking up the outside corner there. Virtually all of them are actively. In the community. Anyways. Philanthropic. -- winds of 11 pitch swing and a high fly ball twisting in the left backing up McLouth. And on the edge of the warning track he backs open makes the catch for a number one. So one may gone and he read -- achieve victory noted begins. You're just with the club on the West Coast. Road trip went very well. Particularly the series against the Dodgers. Taking two out of three against the hottest convinced that. Well -- pitching hands as you know he's been through it continues to these student. Like these tremendous. Season and they all seem to be. Getting together -- to this stretch run that not being and it's. Seems like all year they've what they gave me really felt they had to win that that it does. Moves -- first came at Dodger Stadium. Victory -- tune in for strike. If you if you look at our record going back you know seven or eight games it was looking. Race and that and went to come back and win three straight. Want to change -- the ground ball to hopper to short field on a party. And he throws on again in two fast outs in the fifth. And little son of Dustin Pedroia with the bases empty. To the one Orioles and fun being joined by. Red Sox principal owner John Henry so you feel better. We do too after after that road swing. Especially doing that against the kind of dominating the great dodger team -- pitching like. Particularly after whether it's sixteen in the late teens and nineteen. That is tough and so it's gets you -- 10 but you could see. Those last couple nights in Los Angeles. Extraordinarily. Pumped because in his words just be playing against the country's. Best that is a historic. Look amazing pitch outside for ball and one on one on Pedroia hit and that -- includes the fifteen game road winning streak and at that has since been broken bit. Get the feeling to Dodgers want to lose the series and have not lost the series since the middle of June. When you look at the -- could send want to -- 11 down -- away to a one on Pedroia and we're fortunate enough to run the crucial throwing to him. The business their two best. But they didn't basically buckled site should. -- I'd like to see someone basically buckled prediction who else. Seems to be headed their way says he feels great -- the 21 pitch. And it's up 531 on Pedroia. That's got to be gratifying to. Hear comments from fans about the like ability of this he -- its competitiveness. And particularly after last season since. I wasn't that big of a believer in chemistry. Always been statistically. Oriented can pull -- time. 31 open ended Pedroia we'll take all fours and now -- far more. You're you're you're you're really grabbed on the -- of the chemistry is this something based. You know obviously the last two seasons this season and last thing you. If you believe do you think the terms of -- of the -- This time after time but wow a lot of what a difference a year makes it chemistry it's. Like an entirely. New ball club was this isn't. Entirely case but it feels like like 25 different guys are now inhabiting it seems that he feels like them. Is Big Papi David trying to get out of an old for sixteen. He has applied the left and struck out tonight runner at first base in two way. With the Sox down to the one. To Bud Norris who fires in hand that's low for -- one. Cool for sixteen. Even little snag here. To what she looks like he's a little late. Get started just -- Little League which when he has slumped more often than not that's the reason. He hasn't had many days off his -- years. Push through these nagging injuries. Ten great years he takes one in their for a called strike. -- -- guy who acumen tonight over fourteen we're looking at that going for the last thing David -- for fourteen this year than would happen. Without finding a way to winning anyway. For the last 53 straight. -- -- -- -- What an incredible years. Even with 24 homers 79 -- in the senate fine Norris in the -- Swing popped them up on the left field line into the corner with clouds giving chase on the movement makes the catch just shy of the green monster for a number three. John thanks so much for joining us. Thanks if you can work through all this.
We check in for our weekly update from Bill Belichick and get his take on the Pats win over the Texans on the road, the benching of Stevan Ridley, and Antonio Smith's thinly veiled Spygate comments after the Texans lost.
Patriots’ defensive end, Rob Ninkovich, joins Mut and Merloni on a Patriots Monday after the team’s victory in Houston. Rob addresses the postgame comments of Texans’ defensive lineman Antonio Smith and the defense struggling against the run.
Tom Brady joined the show fresh off the teams 9th win of the season in Houston. He dismissed Antonio Smith's spying allegations and told the guys he has already moved on.
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.
In the first hour of this edition of the Celtics Summer Cooler, Grande and Max analyze the trade that sent Fab Melo out of Boston. Also in this hour, Max sets the story straight about his history with Larry Bird.
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.
Jackie Mac joins Mut and Merloni to discuss Rajon Rondo, the Celtics, and the Jacoby Ellsbury deal with the Yankees.
Johnny Damon joins Mut and Merloni to clear the air about his free agent signing with the Yankees and discusses Ellsbury's signing.
Mut and Merloni react to former Red Sox OF Jacoby Ellsbury signing with the Yankees.
We check in with ESPN's great play-by-play man Mike Tirico for a look around the NFL, and a preview of Pats/Browns.
We tackle four topics centered on the movers and shakers in MLB right now.
We start talking about Robbie Cano and the reported 10 year, 240 million dollar contract on the table from the Mariners, and a little debate about him vs Pedroia broke out.
Ryder talks with WEEI.com's Chris Price about the Patriots upcoming game with the Cleveland Browns, and Stevan Ridley's status on the team.
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.
Mike Lupica of the Daily News joined the show to give the New York reaction to the Ellsbury signing. He said that the Yankees drastically overpaid.More from this show
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.More from this show
Johnny Damon joins Mut and Merloni to clear the air about his free agent signing with the Yankees and discusses Ellsbury's signing.More from this show
Buster Olney joins Mut and Merloni to discuss Jacoby Ellsbury signing with the Yankees and the possibility of the Red Sox trading for Andre Ethier.More from this show