Sep 1, 2013|
Ryder and Lenny Megs discuss the Red Sox victory over the Chicago White Sox tonight at Fenway Park. Boston beat Chicago 7-6 as the Red Sox keep on winning. John and Lenny discuss the hitting of David Ortiz and Jacoby Ellsbury to name a few.
Butch disagrees withKirk Minihane's article on WEEI.com, which argues that Jon Lester is not worth the money.
Vince Wilfork has a difficult contract situation approaching. Jared Allen has expressed his wishes to play for a contender. Jeff Howe calls the show to discuss possible Free Agency scenarios for the Patriots, including Julian Edelman's wishes to test the market.
Mustard and Johnson begin the show delving into the Patriots needs and wants with Free Agency approaching. Wilfork may need to restructure or get cut. Edelman could price himself off the roster. And Talib is perhaps the most polarizing issue at hand.
Today was Jerry's return to NESN and the broadcast was a return to normalcy,... sort of. Butch takes calls and offers his opinions.
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Basis Red Sox review on the WTI. Sports Radio network. It's a recap of the Red Sox and White Sox. Swing and -- -- pulled in right field line drive base hit down the line one runners in Ellsbury scores here comes victory you know. Ortiz sitting in the second slides in with a double but was stopping -- third two more runs in their third season back on the beam. He has done it again in the Red Sox have just doubled their lead it is now Ford and I think Boston. Red Sox revue with John Ryder. He is the 12 home. Swing and a high fly ball well hit right center but there is Quentin buried underneath he makes -- catch the ball game is over. The Red Sox have won again and today they sweet. The Chicago White Sox 76 the final. And another save her Koji we are who is now put together 24 consecutive scoreless innings. Now John right there and Red Sox are you on the -- you guys sport's -- network. Grinder today. John Ryder -- and I am happy you know this is one of those firsts. Because I'm usually solo on these red sex abuse in fact -- have been all season and most times but. -- to have the great -- Magglio. In studio would mean of course Lenny. Longtime writer for the metro -- daily news and also you can check out his work in the Boston Globe into in the baseball journal -- Finally together back on -- weekend it is a giant like two ships passing in ninety yes he's here yes absolutely crazy schedules and today was it's. The somewhat similar to Friday where you're just expecting you know -- -- scored early -- all right they're gonna. Not only at three in the fourth on Friday and donated for the second he kinda just expect -- they use in labs would blow away -- team and is a -- bad -- To close as they just give passed this quite sexting which scores six runs guerrilla doesn't have much of an attack. Not a good and I am not a great pitch for Iran to Bryant to stay in rotation buckles -- the future. LLC I think it's between him and -- I still think two bronze had a better season in Dempster yeah I agree and -- Bryant in his previous two starts. Has been it was terrific you know especially San Cisco which was one of the worst attacks and in baseball bud. You know it's it's it's never tell me think that and I was saying the -- in the game actually every time you think that he's made that step in matured. All of a sudden you know takes a step back in in at times seems disinterested not only from. Game -- game but sometimes from ending the inning that was two steps back and I think you know forward for an author of four -- true and I -- -- not only get three and two thirds four runs and seven and it's just the one walked. Were strikeouts but. Still I think that it's you know when it when it comes to his policies roster of courses is still going to be all mapped out an iron out it looks like anyway Lanny. Though the way things are going and they're gonna avoid this one game playoff and I know that there's still. Just about a full month baseball to go here. But right now of -- is complete that -- that being that would mean the Red Sox would be five and a half up on the race. And that -- and kind of suddenly with the race had closed the gap to. True and there and westerners or what job they're going out west and it's proven not fatal but not agree it's not for them out there and got two more stops today can look at this a couple of different ways the red sex and tomorrow they play. That's their final Monday they have deployed at every single Monday -- for the rest of the season while Tampa Bay. But playing. A bunch of games so you look at that a couple of different ways well -- could pick up ground where they could lose ground but the other part of this is. The stamp is on the road for the Balkan rest of the season including this West Coast trip while the Red Sox. Still play pretty good portion of their schedule at home. And do have some time off to get some rest as well I'll have a lot I mean what do we its schedule really. I mean even. The on the road trip two games Colorado on this kind of weird but you know what. No complaints about anything acoustic now -- -- -- believe that we all have immunity to a 56 I had him at 83 wins that they get that tomorrow. That's that's an accomplishment yet you don't get any awards for that reaching eighty wins before the month of August is out. Up from 69 yeah -- see a turnaround so I I'm sorry but you have to be. Anyone that tells me are and his team paid for ninety wins now well I know Mikey did but me he get he hasn't had 92. Every so I met them you -- probably will win 92 I know exactly or maybe even more than that there will -- -- in Atlanta and now it's it's -- bin. You know a fine team to watch. And the talk I know and nick -- have a couple of pieces about the attendants. Telling half John brought a new way I look at it. That doesn't in Kate lack of interest I don't know you you hang around a lot of people we -- after the show and it talks fourth inning like that and I mean at this that created a buzz I mean is that if it's not indicative by. 37000. Every night look we don't know the -- you were -- and this year. So there at 3334. On most nights and I think they will be the rest of September you with the kids in school. I mean that tells you you know people have caught on to this team in -- of light that I -- never Rego. I see them watching and listening to the games and and talking about it right so. If they haven't jumped on yet I think that -- as -- if it hasn't happened yet you might think well it's not ever gonna happen but it will especially if they're not forced. All eyes would be appealed no matter what on a one game playoff but if they avoid that. Is there any you know clear cut Detroit people probably look at Detroit they're the clear cut favorite but. Red Sox might have. They have a better bullpen I think Boston does the Detroit and yeah in Detroit has to be concerning this lingering abdominal issue as Miguel Cabrera missing a game again. A Verlander was good today. But he has been the same country has been in the pressures -- has been erased that get mr. gonna market said the Red -- About that publicly and they -- Salem a series they missed a Greinke encouraged her out of a missing a lot of the better pitchers show. Unless they're both senator thinks so that that's fine maybe that's kind of a kiss -- of the whole season right but you know they got to get good pitching once again in the postseason and you know moved four -- -- -- -- and he made three pitches to talk about I I just mentioned at the top provoked him to do Bryant. You know if you -- you -- rotation. Com. Don't know I think in playoff seasonable and. Yeah and probably Dempster and it is as well -- out there where it ended and so much changes now on buckles but you would if all goes well. You know be some combination of buckles PV Lester and Lackey Donald -- will be the LB rotation show. And you know it and -- filed buckles can go and you know it's been awhile and you know as if they -- 45 innings out of him you know in a game that. You know when -- five games up and he's got it throws he's ready to go -- and put Amanda LA San. So they say September 10 -- for those of you wondering as well. The report on -- Jacoby Ellsbury left the game there after after the eighth inning it was replaced by Quintin Berry the -- out on the outfield. And I jammed his thumb on that swing in the eighth inning there's some swelling to John Ferrell says he expects. Ellsbury to play tomorrow and victory you know you thought -- -- -- -- at least added as you always think it's that that lingering hamstring it was damp from his hip but he he also expects victory -- -- that's a concerned. The with the victory -- -- -- forty plays so hard and he's been playing heard but it did. They can't they can't have him I'm sure he'll be he'll be one of her awhile to be part of the post season but. -- yours worried about those guys and in lingering injuries -- victory and has been incredible mission you know I I was talking you know. -- a lot somewhere along the way by. -- that may have army kept the average are up and you know clutch player and terrific -- -- right field last year. He's he's got and to me is gonna make the case for a player of the month for this one for the month of August up extra points on news right. I should mention his name too he says Ryder Annabel Sanchez has been as good insurers -- Norman has give but it does lead the American League and ERA yeah how many he's been he's been if not. Equal I think scherzer right now is is the Cy Young award winner -- I don't crush. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Avoid on every team wants divorce that one day issued output as a fast you know today. This -- program is just way they're playing now again if it's one of the best streaks and yet still no long losing speech on and not what they're the only team it's incredible the only team in Major League Baseball has had not has not had a longer than a three game losing jobs and and that's that's incredible look at the Braves -- even have more wins than you know -- have a little funk -- period but that was like two months ago. -- played well now it's been. Been a great season and and again. -- the attendance although they have not a full house today. Weekends are always going to be good front on the war but -- -- I you know in terms of concern that this. And this -- caught on with with good nation yeah I think it has I think it has. Yeah I still think there that portion of non believers they just think oldest teams to it would mirrors now you get to this point -- easier for real if if you're 82 and 56 at this point don't have been doing it would Mary's they should be applauded even more -- aren't noticed it's that's been far and the started pitching depth you look I -- to Bryant struggled today about heading into this. TV Lester all these guys have been been. Automatic sure I don't think anyone's complain about the peavy deal right now -- might be it trade it works out for all three teams yeah absolutely but no previous benighted terrific you know last night and I mean you. Thereafter they're the two runs he said that's it -- shut him down and he'd -- he's terrific. Let's get to the calls here's Phillip and -- -- Philip. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- It looks good I mean not you look at the schedule. Now the meat and potatoes I think got. I might be seeing. Preview the jail yet with Detroit and bought this probably -- -- the labor with the club. Yeah well I mean they hour and -- and it's pretty good both teams I don't think I mean if one team sweeps the other. A big deal is going to be men and all of the Red Sox if they lose three in a row to the tiniest -- you know maybe this is the you know of the habit you have Q following. I don't look at it that way in. I think if -- with two out of three not to make any rash conclusions -- and that I mean they're so close onto a post season we've got them both in the postseason things can change as a whole different season as we now pay to return the return of Jose Iglesias to -- more on. Be great -- the other thing aged got to you know -- -- All -- street sweepers on that end game what. Okay they might asserted her -- of them in imagine if you -- Baltimore. In New York fighting -- that sec I'm still not a believer the Yankees the Baltimore three and a half in back of Tampa Bay for the second wildcard with Tampa Bay misses out altogether. But anyway getting back -- point. You know somewhat frustration for camper I mean they won't the first two games ward three we want. I think most would wanted to send it wouldn't create again. -- looking at the scoreboard you know analyst Colson since I'm a bit if I mean you know this is unbelievable. Added as the red sex keep winning close games they keep losing close games they have Alex Cobb the other night -- distance but they lose to one contests they've David Price pitch well in the opener but lose -- need more. -- -- -- In the its support in the sweet -- Seattle. You know what not but that -- my -- -- one month old days ago in that thing is ideal bullet -- swing as we know the it's a great they -- the image. The situation which we are all will be five and eased up a people -- You know and I -- when you get that one game playoff with federal opted out winning the division but again after he -- we go to New York that we all the war. So it. -- -- well you know like they still they still do have three left against Tampa -- the red sex them in Tampa. Saint -- you know and I am really sick tomorrow -- ball -- -- Baltimore will play a role as they always do with the Red Sox to determine some sort of -- -- don't get there that'll actually got data to all the more random -- -- -- To gamer against Colorado where they have two days off -- is sandwiched in between it. It's going to be interest in in but the thing is -- been -- now this last month that it can be almost like playoff it was like in children sang it. While cut Baltimore and New York -- quite a child or where it can be -- it sort of Beatrice. -- -- -- it's terrific it's going to be terrific and even to pay attention as well. In his Detroit Boston series. -- out of these two teams are badly you look at how look how close it is in terms of the standings. With these teams red sex at 82 and 56 the tigers and eighty in 57 and even text that 79 and 57. Where it ends of that Bay's best record ends up with a home field advantage that's going to be huge for the Red Sox home field management posts nice gift from my my can realists and they thank you very much trying to the Grand Slam him in the night and day out there I want. Ben what was the -- yet. They can't they get prompt effective through -- bit of back into the bullpen thanks -- I thought Detroit ever -- the Red Sox are gonna make a move. To add another -- MPs at that Detroit even though it's tougher and it when you when you're you know. Top two respective teams make in those waiver moves is that sometimes can be a little top I'm a news. It mildly surprised that the Dodgers who were able to get Michael Young through waivers I thought it was Stockton where it was by apparently not like -- by his own. And wanting to it and he wanted to beast -- here in deal in place to go to was. -- the Red Sox have reportedly I think that might have started to wane after middle Brooks and now to Brian being called up I think that interest in the and Napoli had a little bit better that that interest started to wane a little bit on I'm Michael Young. By and I think the Yankees were interested. The Dodgers end up grabbing -- -- can play both quarter infield spots and not not a great defender buddies in -- for workers -- some interest in waiver was the pirates made a bunch -- -- you know. Including Justin Morneau room for the pirates held here in the central. Yes -- not we are mad for so for so long but I. I think everyone and allies keep it if you can pick a World Series. And component and teams facing -- I know everyone around here would mean terrorists thought Saturday unanimously picked the reds Red Sox Dodgers out of our fun would that would be great. They were great. Very possible very possible I don't know why but in an ever and a lot of people reportedly in and there I think it's going to be another one of these seasons where Atlanta will finish with the best record in baseball one of these seasons. And and our candidate going back some ways that -- and so many times would it ever and said all right visit you know though do. Gonna be the World Series champion and end up falling short with a one exception in 95 but. Where I think you're gonna end up with the best record but deal bill and up fallen out post season. I'm Dakota news. Which Upton had a lousy season and a post on these -- cause he's just another it was a house of fire. To begin the season but they also have Craig Heyward -- -- broke -- got they strike out they do they do bet they -- after all available cramped. No they're Baltic Kimbrel and best best in baseball was evident and baseball and usually you look at those teams that win championships for the most bored I saved. 90% of the timers so you have that solid bullpen and speaking of that public Koji or are and this is amazing it. This stretch that he's -- -- I was can joke would you watch it indeed today as the hapless Whiteside squeeze it well at some point but. I just think about it. You had -- out of sight out of mind and Hanrahan goes down. Bailey goes down on any thoughts of Daniel board of reclaiming a -- -- and spot and that's the sad story it's another note from today designated for Simon but. Who are now 24 straight scoreless innings. And tie this all together lady that's the longest streak since Daniel Bard back in 2011 at 26 and that there were. And -- with unbelievable let you know. Off an incredible you know you can and you can't touch the guy a streaky assignment and -- -- on the same and talking animal -- -- Friday night through an interpreter I receive my Japanese as low life but. You know these are the keys this is both strikes he says are only 27 outs and game the other throw strikes and he even -- Nothing complicates his spanking it in there. Pretty much work fast throw strikes throw strike one and and it's worked. I meant -- says -- Craig Heyward iron had plays for the Braves this takes to -- Jason. That happens. -- all these different sports names jumbled up and yes yes. I was getting my running backs confused and Atlanta well it's got together and iron head reference content I was still around the -- The you're Japanese they speak perfect Japanese -- all wake me to well I -- I give prime in my current Japanese with I usually wearing a kimono and it's -- annual Labor Day tradition for you and I mentioned to senator turnarounds -- organic and army. Take your -- out before entering the studio. Here's a -- in the curry Karl. -- I think there. Hey John thinks all the work you've done out here and you're very consistent than your great job. They -- with the exception of mixing up Jason Heyward and Craig Heyward but that's that's not my first mistake or will be my last. Now you're second particular particular this cult you brought up Bogart. There a deal that. Well you know the giants. Use the Iron Man so he had time. I'm head on his -- yes what's already got. They have not let but the bottom overnight gains and has to go in Q perhaps some you know as of October baseball. -- -- -- -- important victory you know and apple -- -- you looked down and may you live longer you know we we -- out there app which Al Ortiz. And I don't those who take a lot of a longer Mickey ought to one through 56. Either -- -- -- it's gonna send at him now. He -- -- -- guys that are seeing that you got that going off days. You know acting a little bit harder for the public and pictures and I mean we're -- Italy and articles she's in close to each well equipped. Didn't really feel like until recently but no he's got to get their act like except. It's a little bit longer it goes out. Yet does except for the guys that really throw strikes we saw that with Tillman they've got to. They almost have that they've done it a couple of times where they flip the switch they did against -- correlated against review of the Dodgers guys that throw strikes where they ended up. Swinging early in counts as opposed to and trying to wait these guys out that's gonna be. That one factor with this office thanks for the call -- in the compliment as well. That that's to me is really going to be intriguing in the post season it's always tough and runs typically you're at a premium but we've seen that this season -- -- first off it's tough be the best like David Price and some of the top guys. And it and of course there might be a chance the reds I don't -- faced Tampa Bay in the -- -- still gonna go up against stellar pitching. Say it's you know Detroit insurers or whoever might be. That that's going to be -- you see what their attack is is like but the other part is is in. Let's -- referenced in this Liddy it is amazing I mean just about everything. But like Midas for bench Harrington this out season just about all these pickups and his scrappy pickups. It's somewhat similar although hopefully it is it's better result. Remember in 95. On all people go protect it for Dan -- all those scrappy players -- unexpectedly ended up winning the America pleased that Mike Carp. Daniel -- playing a huge role on this team you look at the depth they can -- -- different lineups against lefties or right eighties. And pretty much work and -- pretty good. GM and he has been searching for as possible it was a year yeah. And -- you are just kind of completes it to you know. If they well geez you know we don't have all of went on got -- -- reunion having -- -- and you know it maybe a seventh inning -- -- anything guy right. But to lose two closest. And to have him. You know I'm not an afterthought when -- turn -- when I'm -- John what we say well good -- he has some you know where we Needham and. You know he states today and save a lot of days it feels like he should have more than sixteen saves just because. He's been so effective actor and others that's flawed situation is just incredible one point 17 year rate. That this is what's mind numbing because CDs guided only players this deal is two pitches sweaters. Dynamic. But nine walks in 83 strikeouts. I -- that off the charts that he got it in any language that's off the charts and it is it is I don't know what. And translate that Japanese but we know it's. Whatever it is I will will roll on here were all the way up until 8 o'clock its job router along with. Lenny meg they Lola stepping away from Giacomo is -- ponds on this evening to join me in the studio. And will be rolling on up until 8 o'clock and 6177797937. He -- text this AT&T -- landed 37. 937. Also as soon as we get it -- were waiting up post game audio for by John Ferrell. And smothers who placed on an app before -- make our way out of here at 8 o'clock Baltic brigade is sports landscape cut up on that. Raising his game some some news there in Oakland in the bottom of the seventh. Now we'll get that update right now. I'd like walking every deep left center fairway -- backed by the flood wall at it. Not a home. He hit the camera well out there off home run review those pounds back on the field in the Red Sox now lead at five -- me. Like the Pearl Jam -- tickets to go see Pearl Jam on October 15 when he I wonder that will end up being a dilemma. The reds side so I know what you have to do return yes there could sell those tickets are pretty good price and then come here and work about it. The drew take I'm sure Stephen Drew listens to a lot of -- -- seems like that type. That your country you know last I don't know what this song is when he gets up I really haven't -- and so. Gonna pay attention yeah -- put that on your list of things to do any. I -- S drew with a home run his eleventh of the season. He won one reportedly. Five on base but the reds I just knew I felt like -- at this diarrhea and so they're gonna promise. They even go on into that -- -- over some of the Stanley -- and crushed his guys and they ended up doing that. The problem was that too broad struggle. Well Houston pounded a -- troops on the fourth and continue get beat by the Astros yes that is. -- -- What do hodgepodge is -- six team yeah it's it's it's very sad -- or flight the White Sox you know I like Chicago with city and I like teams sort of Barack Obama although we can't name any players on. Nokia world he has more and more important things to the -- dividends and memorize and die in this he would host name. He put it -- David Diana honesty in the Gloria. I only have. All right 6177797937. You can text this is well at 3793. Civil be hearing from John -- here momentarily. The a's have a 31 lead on -- race the top of the eighth inning. He -- it. The company Coco Crisp has been terrorizing Tampa Bay in this series is sixteenth home run and Brandon Moss what -- season he's had -- power policies and out and just one further note and we -- missile bit. Dale bar that's sad he just I mean it's all mental. I was the boss just can't get over the plate and to think. This is why sports you just never -- to think just a couple years back I mentioned a scoreless streak. That he would be designated for assignment in order to make room for what is a pinch runner and -- Berrian on the forty man roster yeah. You know I tried the same thing as a history guy that was one of the most valuable players on the team when he was at its peak. And it comes down to bring you guys who -- knocked it in that at all years someone to pinch run. For Ortiz and by itself out of the picture. How would you Trace that back to you and this is gonna happen anyway it would buy it. All you Trace it back to trying to make you know insulting to -- a style he had an estimate and that's wages became completely unglued yeah harder than going back to the bullpen. The industry's impacted that at bat just touch on that. You know he didn't have a long run is -- stop their necessarily. Marrying. The debt to credit work and so many other pitches and in daily news trying different mechanics it. And it APEC at a mall screwed up I -- so I think there is something to that but again you witness not to follow fallout would have been well history you know the one. -- with a guy like that is interesting announces the play psychologist which reduce sometimes it's Sports Radio but sometimes it. Late in China it Daniel Bard and I'm guessing did much better on his SAT is that Jonathan Papelbon and a couple bodies had some struggles this is about. Sometimes the don't you find this sometimes guys import -- diseases by all accounts and reverence has great guy and -- he's very Smart but sometimes. We see this in sports a lot. Yeah we're apart or guys just completely over think things it'd just that it gets -- -- messed up mentally instead of just evident. You know short term memory. Well have a bond never have a thought in his brain ever so I mean I vet yeah and I think closes kind of have to be that way I mean you kind of closed everything Audi a mine and and you know thank you know you got good stuff you know you can throw at 9596. And you know you don't have to get three outs so what is the -- taking command. Now you know problem hasn't you know it act did Eric had its troubles you know -- to stop there. With the congress and then becomes a hall of Famer as a reliever felt I don't think there's any rhyme -- reason. But bottom line as you said the topic of conversation and I mean this is really set what's happened to I -- -- -- -- you know still young. Maybe someone will give mudslides are no note I have completely dead arm at eleven the Bellagio know happened and in helped by India's. Good guys in the clubhouse nice quiet guy. And it's a shame that -- he blasted -- to this degree and he's gonna get a new stats somewhere well. He could still be here with this organization -- -- still and I guess -- a -- yet the waivers knowing -- know my question no question but I don't think -- team out there would take that the chance on him thinking. All right we'll get him straighten out all he needs a change of scenery you'll be all right okay who takes root a -- first on Danny about her Tim Tebow. -- Yeah yeah I think about down until -- hey you know what about this on the same I don't know what this means. I don't think it means anything but. Fab Melo and Tim Tebow clear waivers on the -- -- -- Hard to stay down on account. Eight and -- -- -- we still have delayed o'clock we get into that a little bit if you want to have a -- now. I had -- to hit Tim Tebow you know one thing I was sick and it and I'm happy he's -- I mean I I I just didn't feel like putting up with this season. All right he's not sitting there on the sidelines if there's a goal line situation. And after. After games whenever. Talking about -- Tebow should have been in the game minute situation or maybe they can use Tim Tebow at fullback maybe they can use him. At tight end where you what do they get to do -- Tim Tebow we don't have to deal of that throughout an entire season. Yeah I agree I mean I just for his own peace remind all he takes everything well -- -- yeah yeah -- he's just he's just that way nothing's gonna face him. My you know I wish to BA and NFL starting quarterback is -- It's a pipe dream made a really is now because -- look at it right. I mean the the Florida system that he worked on that was built around him and and made him success strong Heisman Trophy now -- right. But you know it's different now in I thought all things are possible and they said we -- all shocked when they brought him aboard tonight. And I thought well OK maybe the balanced. They'll just got to -- Favre might. And was charged -- -- you might not even be here I think we we can conclude that it might have been a favor ballot -- well I. I think accommodation -- I think Belichick who has been a fan of -- of Tim Tebow NCs. You know he loves those guys with the with great work ethic in in good character guys so yeah there are a combination of factors see what I can do with this guy and -- and you know kind of this off the rest of the NFL all right you know maybe like the deuce on the new year -- let me give T Tivo -- -- -- -- the game the shot and and it failed. It is and we'll see if he moves on -- keep sane world Jacksonville is going to be that team but the GM ever since. He arrived -- well pretty stock agents and I know ownership would have final say -- -- -- completely empty stands that are struggling maybe they -- bring about -- -- -- Tebow should start singing oh Canada. Yeah I don't even know about that because that's. I was possibility. Or you don't -- for wanting but I mean if if it more of a passing league there right exactly and and maybe could you know I mean obviously it worked for Doug -- by the army that that the whole different types of what I hear these comparisons actually yesterday it was a I heard this. And Sports Radio in if Flutie is that you can't even compare Doug Flutie in terms of is passing and his style as a quarterback gathered both used their feet -- -- us much more fluid passer and much better mechanics and Tebow. Yeah but -- and turn -- are where they came -- Flutie went through three teens through. And then went to camp there and you know and just knocked everybody -- I understand -- you know and and then you know who bears -- you know teams stricter flies on them and patriots a couple of yeah exactly so. I think it would benefit him right -- the -- is depressingly. But the fact that. He counts Tebow comes to New England with mcdaniels and and Belichick John and and they can't straighten them out -- -- league and everything went -- if they can't do it you know the genius and and a guy who drafted him in Denver and it's still didn't work in New England. You know unless some team yeah I Jacksonville something like that you know it may happen -- nice to be here down to Florida for a few more. Seats. You Mora finance in this stance so I mean they could look at it that way but I don't look to see him. The NFL any time -- -- pacers have some interest in cuts sizzle than -- go after those in my situation my money situation. Today they like go Leon Washington -- Will probably be scooped up by someone though he will you hand they they've added some players that I have. No clue -- some guys have been Braxton cave Zander I hope he makes adjust and name alone like that Randy Braxton cave and princess there's amateur and it asked the perfect. Right before the break and we will play John -- come up and get to the rest -- calls here's Keith in bed pretty -- -- guys I wanted to talk baseball Saturday in -- no no that's what we're we're -- will perform. Hey -- Lenny can we -- Comodo it to the that shows museum with those terrorist fans. That the it was a battle okay don't don't worry about it and I hit it out I know that's their own planet Mikey I'll tell our place in Texas I -- -- I knew something about -- I didn't. I think that. It's gonna -- at the better and better Ellsbury plays. -- -- -- more likely use is to be signed -- didn't honestly say he would. Shave his head that he was signed. I don't know I think -- dead. I mean image in my head -- knots and I I really think he's delegates on. Well who besides somewhere. Might not be here I think they'll be interest but he's he's making. -- assumed he just wants money. But he may want something more than that like happiness and he certainly have a good time. He said -- multiple opportunities sign on -- -- that city he -- await this line. That is Scott Boras in Ellsbury both planes came to winning this lying in order that would take a hometown discount it and it out like you. Are right I mean there's there's no way that he's taken this line so he could all of a sudden just. Cash in on a hometown discount to play for the Red Sox and maybe they maybe they do open the checkbook if they don't feel lake. Jackie Bradley is going to be that well let's hope that's you right there -- Seen is seventeen or eighteen there's there's there's no question about it and dumb and he may have a deferred so he doesn't make -- Pedroia looked bad you know what I mean. Well yeah all things yeah. What -- I don't think -- dedicated to it Ellsbury advice and other bodies but what -- what does that have to you know I think -- -- you know Red Sox gave -- ten years then not to all right I want an area close to that you know show. Yeah I had no he's -- he had second -- ten years right you know I think the uses overriding factor is not a lot of teams that in contention and and -- top like the Red Sox. Where that you know Ellsbury having the kind of year. Minus that power base and by the house is now whenever seven stolen bases. How they get Jackie Bradley not a lot of teams ever prospect like that. To step in now who knows Bradley may take couple years Brett you know they still high on him obviously. As they are on both rats and I think Mel Brooks gets rated this year and happier packets go straight after somebody now it probably gonna work he's just. Heidi struggling to end Jeremy came back. Hitting fairly well. And but -- I'm just not sure about them I don't think he's refined and atlas that offers -- swing oh yes coalition within Bogart's. Libya exactly the problem morbid third baseman but I think it's 6040 now in my mind that -- racecar on. But you know again it wouldn't shock me if you know he's points you know made some sense when it comes to dolls. Yeah I is that there's so many teams out there and and we know there's a week we see this in the he's going to be making ninety plus somewhere -- -- I've said this a number of times several it'll automatically -- the Yankees but they've got. Somebody's somebody's situations deal with the A-Rod contract mask knows of freeagent but they'll Phillies. Might have the pension -- of the they've done the past that they might be shying away from that is well. The Mets they can always get involved Seattle by you know Brian Cashman doesn't and that -- Jack Burke what do you want -- -- saying you know you know there actually congress and a little more value luxury -- the if they get out and get somehow the which they're dying to do understandably get up. On Wednesday Rudd yeah yeah I will roll on here IC. Joseph and Mike and Tom I'll get to your phone calls along with the the John Ferrell. Press conference coming up after the break. Rob bought -- -- -- -- a base hit to right center fairly aircraft for strike that started seventh let's. Whether I appreciate that most teams food insurance. -- development behind second base -- -- more to the right side that he was the war but still not enough. But -- for 23 all of a sudden seems like a distant memory even though is just snapped recently by David Ortiz but the last couple games wouldn't together. To its nineteenth -- And they'll be facing much better pitching coming up in the next few days Doug Fister in Max Scherzer and the tigers this techsters John Ryder -- Magglio India. Up until 8 o'clock minute Sunday night baseball a big Mets nationals tool. The nationals on the biggest disappointments in the in the baseball season and the reds has been one of the bigger surprises as we know but. Texas is this Detroit series is big tool show was a better pitching defense who the better team is do we think Clooney and John now. I know I don't think -- determines. Who's gonna be crowned the the elites chant or right AL championship. We know what they both bring to the table. And three games that isn't gonna change my mind again you know 411 of the teams sweeps. Obviously a lot of people are gonna read into that. But no I don't think that means that this team is both teams have proven maritime is supposed to be good from the -- This Red Sox team wasn't the only advantage it was the favorite the American League before the season right and you know you rewarded by September. -- -- -- tigers are worried about September. I think the Red Sox -- from recent past history at least in the minds of France you know man might be a little itchy about this. The last thirty days -- so but. So far so good. -- tigers are worried about a couple of things I think they're two key things they're worried about -- one. Miguel Cabrera in this abdominal issue and to their bullpen including Joaquin Benoit now as they're closer where the Red Sox -- their concerns are well what type of Clay Buchholz or -- again. It is starting pitching continue to do this job Lackey and in Leicester and and really looking -- Pedestal especially like you -- peavy knows the trip because they can just committed Ed Ed if buckles is fine they just move to broaden danced around it. Benefactor. Cabrera misses to these three games -- I mean that's going to be less indication about you know size and southeastern. 'cause they -- such force -- -- our current baseball yeah. I'm no I don't think that's debatable guarded about -- -- sense -- -- -- -- Drexler wants to know yet they probably Dayton. And he's -- second straight game today. You would think that Detroit and others old pursuit of the Triple Crown but they have bigger things than that and they wanna win a World Series Mike -- woods wants to go for Raleigh metro if it feels like it's been sooner but the tigers have won since 1984 they've been and it. Never won it since 1984 and right out over four home runs behind Chris Davis still has the opportunity catch him specially coach -- and Ed -- But. You wonder if he'll play at all. Probably it who knows you know easy easy as -- got -- plays -- But whether they'll just say all right and is in their best interest our world will disseminated -- by -- seven and a half up on leave him. I mean he got hurt during that Yankee series in a -- did stay in the lineup member that when he fouled a ball off from the news -- -- -- station Rivera. And he just moments on the field and try to gain and then he had enough to the next night and it took them and how to get around the bases in the US and what's important is he just. Couldn't couldn't move any state in the lab to your appointment it's a tough tough guy so I would think you would love to play friendly. He could catch Chris Davis in one night play in a friend with Danica -- -- Tom in Salem a Tom. I don't. Worry you home and not. And a couple points well. The other thing they knew it -- I don't know -- -- token liabilities. Sought to Ottawa -- predict. As well or that it is we're so happy if that. So as as an armed camp and you I am going to -- -- literally. Screens lit him on new Rangel because I and it could help. Well Bradford to feel -- type of person Tom we've all known that. A lot of Khalil even though we try not to. -- trying anything but -- given us mixed messages via a built in until the right. Oh and in theaters opening. Like saying it. I don't value he heard he'd a couple of weeks ago I think about. -- -- -- the art insulation protecting. Fueled a big flop. I heard -- say something about that I think it would be a part of my infielders and let him making okay. -- I don't remember it but refresh my memory. Oh I you know I literally died and abuse and I'm I have to read thanks so much because you thought about. In -- was making more than they normally did. -- -- They all make more an anomaly did I that's an outlet by Robinson and all idyllic setting I it personally. He had that we look at future oil is -- and I don't remember it but how many I know you're loyalist -- Tom so. I don't. Think cracked and yeah I'm not her -- amazing and ending -- I had a look at. -- don't need to collect. I'm not sure if you're praising him and knocking him here went through it where you where you don't witness. But the point -- -- so they aren't going to and his appointed him. At that point and then there in the -- court and the certificate let you know -- -- on the point didn't demise lay at the banking. Yeah probably Jackie Bradley junior and truck while the -- field -- the -- okay. It's gonna cut it frequently monologue he can be -- they'll pay annual cap -- a plane. And him. 6 AME could look at I decided this you can look at it this way time to remember -- mean there's still another side we will our budget. How many different times did they go with the approach or either of replacing Jonathan Papelbon will that be the same story in the outfield the sudden -- Ellsbury. Over the next few years now been an analogy yeah. And I'll buy you -- we're really well apple board has declined a little bit Cuba how lucky. Well we define who we you know on the bank. Yeah I like deciding when it happened and ever expected amount of that bullpen and I was I was wrong and and thanks for the call Tom. I think the you can use it the good column but had nice but the it does how up I thought he was -- -- -- -- -- close role he looks like he's -- in a whole band might need some rest and some guy asked yeah guys aren't real. Big guy or not you know. He doesn't -- sir -- what Clayton throw you know where he's been from -- about it he still life just a bit. Is that harbinger of you know the -- September or is that just a little tweak we don't know. Well he's important part to get open quietly slipped them with Breslow yet they have -- -- counted on more important gave a pass first run wild it wouldn't moment. All right let's because I promised of this segment and or up against radical play a few minutes of the John Farrell audience after the win. -- velocity this series here we take away from the past three games. That we go out and execute whatever game situation calls -- we've had good starting pitching in the first two games this year's. Today when when Felix -- and throw along fourth inning our bullpen picked him up and picked us up. And wearable piece this game together but. I think in the end. We take each game. Individually and respond inside. That the game situation calls for and today more than any in this year's. Above and beyond what we've talked about you know -- Consistency is strikes are. I've come away from a lot of games in which is closed out almost the but he has a six cents on the mound which -- to throw on which location. Almost a feel for what. The hitter at the time is looking for. You know premier strikeout was it was evident of that today. And he's very calm he use. Regardless of the role that we've had him in this year we've we've seen the the consistency start to finish and he is saved our. Our tail end audio. When he slid into first base he re aggravated he's got -- contusion that he's dealing with and it. Begins to affect some of the other areas that he's been managing for awhile we fully expect and be on -- field. Tomorrow. But when he when he aggravates it begins to kind of shut some things down on how many -- and feel the explosiveness so -- federal government there. Jacoby. A couple of bats -- got jammed and that that's kind of banging on that bone inside the thumb so. We are hopeful and expect him to be on the field as well tomorrow so we'll check them both are obviously in the morning. Voters are about but to that the two month -- haven't we don't see me because ever have. Iran that what that might just account. -- It's a a very common in. From our perspective. Hopefully government continues. But it's. Not only is he didn't efficient but. He's in and he's in complete control. In the inning that is out there inning and third inning whatever might be on back to back days it's. It's a very. Calming inning. -- Yet there's an inability to finish off some letters it's not that he created issues with. Base on balls. -- -- north of forty pitched an inning and to me that's when he got into some danger zone from a health standpoint and with a one run lead the way it was felt like we are gullible and preserve -- -- fourth inning and a -- forever so news that was the bulk of the game. Game was three hours and 39 minutes including a ninety minute delay but the bulk of it was a fourth inning and a -- Two -- and -- form and a fourth and everybody just -- on cruise after that. Well live import difference experiences they won 76 over the White -- -- three game sweep. You know you wanna be agreed hood stuff to sweep any team late years they get it right again and take advantage of light sexy little White Sox were playing well heading into this one. -- -- fourth in the tenth Nia. But they get the job done now it's on to the Detroit Tigers more fascinating series coming up -- starts tomorrow. I tell John -- let him make though they for another hour up until 8 o'clock -- will still makes in some other rash or David Ortiz at this major insult Mikey is wealth. For a make her way out of here -- -- the other four lines 61777979. B 37 via text has said 37. 93 symbol take a break in a flash Minnesota pretty good for Oakland right now. Against the rays will get you an update there on the flash as well do that up next.
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