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Red Sox President Larry Lucchino with Mustard and Johnson

Dec 14, 2013|

Mustard and Johnson get a chance to catch up with Red Sox President Larry Lucchino to discuss the improbably World Series run, and what the team plans to do in the off-season.

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    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. 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Transcript - will not be 100% accurate

It's possibly Johnson Sports Radio WEEI. Christmas and then way for the second straight year at the royal rulers club and as we've been saying. All morning what a difference 365. Days -- Last year we where I'm sitting here with the Larry Lucchino alive wondering what happened to the last place Boston Red Sox in 2012. In here we are mr. Lucchino your World Series champions. Once again hard to believe I'm. Yeah well it is that we said we spent some time does this celebrated loads -- weekend. And it's it's been a wonderful feeling not just for those who vote for the Red Sox but of course -- -- work. All our fans I think this one was particularly sweet there all week. But -- what was particularly pleased because of the were the first element of the the way. He the year unfolded at the that we Powell and -- and the team upon it and 80. Be -- in the weight it was a bigger than what it what would it. -- Larry remission over here it's like not having -- -- is lakes and across from a mustache you thank you thank you say yeah but still. Then I get a conflict unavoidable consequences physicist who is who later this year than it did then in past years. And I got a conflict happy if we carry on one condition of packing the mustard gas you know you get -- -- more thoughtful and certainly the most civilized but kilometer radius after we -- that tradition goes forward. Hey Larry what have you learned over the last two years now last -- you re hearing you put a newspaper from I think there's things weren't going well but. Now are you were on top again now you can -- -- you're right you guys did an incredible job but you personally. What have you learned over the last couple years going down and then coming back up. I don't think we have enough time to tell you all that I wanted to not the certainty over -- beautiful -- -- 25 years. And I am always learning that the game is. Enormously challenging and unpredictable ability that demands or are are substantial. I'm always learning I'm one of things I learned it is that it's the Oakley chase it that you can go from -- to respectable. Pretty you know more easily and you can go from a respectable winning we went from worst. It right over -- -- -- them to the winning the World Series so that's just one. Single illustration of the fact that you must remain humble and -- the game is very hard to two. It's very hard well organized sport. But I can sort of write off things. Individually enemies think like -- step that I learned that a long time ago but I learned that again. And we had to wait an injury that we had. -- eleven and twelve we needed to prepare her for error for the -- skipped the early release so. About your recruitment and where you know it's funny it is I was talking to a go ahead where I'm sorry no not good. We were talking to C hammer earlier Sam Kennedy. And you know we are talking about the -- that you guys have the three years about a playoff appearance and you want. 20091. Round exit. And it you know people were saying you know maybe Henry Lucchino and Werner. So little they lost their fastball so to speak that they they forgot. How -- be of effective donors and you know that maybe this ownership wasn't long for Boston it was -- -- Get out of dodge before it was too late. Well -- -- -- that way. And we were frustrated and our inability goes deep into October that's for sure. But our commitment to -- it is Israel and long term I've been silica and I think that for twelve years outskirts theorized. And now. I will repeat itself once again. Because they spoke. I know that the cliche everyone in America and update their account has the best friend and then at their best baseball as in America. Well we can prove it in in -- -- history supports. Passion intelligence and yet. -- -- -- -- Number of people opt for the parade it's just amateur baseball and it grew up. New England this city is flirting. It's pretty certain it's a remarkable promises that it is top of the pyramid and where are once -- has gone on bills anyway. You know a guy that I normally like can defend. Next with my conservative partner over here the law are are made a comment -- -- what was despicable really and I like bill he said that he thought it was a cheap she last year. Wore the Red Sox to go to the finish line marathon with a trophy down. I thought he was you know he is -- just respectively. Egregiously wrong and that what you did you hear that -- your reaction to. I I'm actually. And -- -- marked as well ordinarily and he is that he piece of guys who know him a little piece of Lou's New York Mets and the right he does yup. Yes so I was. Right figured that I the fact he wasn't here. He didn't. What here and an entry. He was here. -- experienced but they'll experience. And the connection that bond that. It's. Album he. As is possible I will grant -- that it is possible to exploit tragedy. Some things that. Work it sure realize. That's not what happened here and you know we were. Mindful. Of that danger but if you are here in this -- You felt how we -- all affected -- by the by the threat Tito Ortiz. And the maturity of our team. Allowed itself to. To emphasize. With the the victims celebrate its first responders. And I think he was just way way off base. Larry about asking you to comment on how other teams do business. But you think you guys are finally getting it in terms of these long term contracts are in investing more in -- wrong I'm system and bringing up kids in signing people are reasonable length contracts. It. -- there -- no actually the last thing it's -- yeah I'll go my I was a little bit. That's when you can go on -- It's as simple as that we that we do it that among the things we have learned it and oh by the way that you -- in baseball. Do Barry and not eternal Varity. Last that he just sometimes. On the market is different sometimes the conditions circumstances your team and are different. And you cannot apply this same simple. Rolls all the time it ended the season we have this session. -- the recent years or you know. -- it's reminiscent of morning -- on MSNBC. There it's what have we learned today and I are in our -- It's or what have we learned this year where we learned that he. And and the years there are adjustments you have to make -- along the way. And and Wendy you went long term contracts become any athletic on the industry. -- this certainly is a period where there in boats and or this way and necessary them can Muster. Adjusted and then that's one of the changes that. We get me. But we in recent years that we have not eliminated about quality of long term contract partly. Maybe a circumstance where it's appropriate Hawaii just in Pretoria. Gives me an eight year extension. Right well I'm looking -- your paper well John Henry's paper the Boston Globe. And right and above the fall there's a picture of Jacoby Ellsbury with Joseph Girardi will ignore that for a second. To the left above the fold this story and David Ortiz these guys who golf tournament down Connecticut. And -- interest in one year extension. It would take him through the 2015. Season care to comment on that at all. Juan gladiators. We we would like to have him up later in his career as a Red Sox I think David -- you can hit. It's really -- your sixty. But there will be some at some point. The reality of aging we'll we'll we'll catch up but I'm glad he's he's get a you know a strong interest -- me with a club. I'm going forward that will make the the negotiation process will never occurred as a police here. Larry I'm sure you don't wanna go into depth regarding that matter are particularly on the radio however. When you evaluate. Players who are coming up for new deals. Aside from their ability on the field do you take into account the contributions. And I remember him going in the dugout during the series and galvanizing the team and everything in these are obviously just one of the faces along with Pretoria is that under consideration as well when you evaluating right. Yes to a certain player that is absolutely. Leadership. How much state terror represented the franchise. You know you well over the course of their career. And stated as all those things so important and he has. -- leader here only great sense of humor. And a big heart. The job and Bob -- coherent don't vote. Our our our factors particularly about someone like you that are easier dust -- others say again. -- -- -- -- -- -- Well it's interesting you look at Mike Napoli who is willing to play two more years so rumors were that there -- other team's interest including his old team. The Rangers people wanna play. For this organization for this manager for this -- ownership group. On the other hand Jacoby Ellsbury decides to take the money go to the quote evil empire. How much did the Red Sox try to keep Jacoby Ellsbury here. A week maybe off -- make it very strong and efforts to -- to keep. Jacoby and -- but I must temper that by saying it was always. Concern. That does this free agency what the path he. He hurt. And it was different certainly got different motivations and different. Values different connections. That are that they count. So not make any judgments about it so we all know it was a -- of -- baseball player when he played for us to help us win a couple of World Series championships. He was surface. Person's personality. And and we will miss. -- -- that happened. That is both part of the business plans. And particularly when you're agent is that or. Do you view. Testing the free agent waters and and and we highest. Pure is probably. Pretty damn -- Does that it again you you mentioned his name already but. If a players signed with him -- the younger player broke -- coming up off whenever. Signs with him do you -- here in the back yeah -- no you know the hand that you're going to be dealt. Because of the way he's -- things in the past. Precautions that of those things are gonna go a certain way but nothing more than I'm him because -- -- the -- and Hillary players different than a -- solera. More in control this hearing will. Is either agents that other guys are but it was a presumption. At least he. A check of the free agent market and the possibility. Of Haitians. Use it as. And windy as this last question do you think President Obama will be obligated held -- When we shall we -- with him after that situation over the Mandela funeral. Oh come on par -- Most. We just get to a -- for five minutes at all. Larry you just have to pacify them -- the -- -- -- criticizing him. Thirds -- -- -- a Democrat. And I have no comment that but I will have a comment on Christmas and then what is going on. History. Here or not we will not dissent not the same without you know. Really not hello this particular when you quarters and one here. Activities going on there. So what -- you don't do it like that in getting this service. In -- in their efforts if it is and then. Also phone numbers and I do shameless plug or -- -- -- 986 states stripped it when it Colin. And now and it was you know actually that where happy. You do comedy I think this -- in these last it was a much fun. As. In. On the baseball and they. Close over that this year so. Come on board and we need. Obviously you've seen the dvd. -- how spectacular is that. It's quite it's quite something it has I thought that the heart if you. Capture this season but this is it easier more than just. What happens in this game what happened on that night. It's a lot of in depth personality. Assessment. That a lot of us feel behind the scenes stuff that. Late this year so special also. Planet thing that's where we are determined by the way do. In 2004 I don't know of beating our chest -- we know. Complacency we are determined. To work from the very first day regarding your particular team. Give our fans to you that we're he would support. That doesn't mean. -- -- not happy -- yours that -- trying to win again and it is as a pencil away as possible -- injured in the whole baseball operations. Working at -- you are accurate that. All right Larry we'll have a happy holidays are who you were down here we'll catch you next time. Okay. His -- but I put my best TO wife and also be a dark Fenway. It. Didn't. I don't. The ball version important newspaper. -- you know joining us on the telephone we're alive from the royal blues club -- -- -- -- Yes it's another Christmas and then -- with Austin Johnson. -- -- -- --

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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.

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Matt Chatham with Dale and Holley: Remembering the Boston Marathon Bombing 4-15-14

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.

Reflecting on the One-Year Anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombing 4-15-14

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.

David Abel of the Boston Globe : Remembering Martin Richard through the eyes of the Richard family 4-15-14

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.

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Rick Middleton joins Planet Mikey

Nifty jumps on the Planet for an hour.

Red Sox lose to the Orioles 2-1 on Opening Day

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.

Chris Price joins John Ryder to talk the Patriots' newest acquisition

WEEI.com's Chris Price joins John Ryder and Chris Villani on Planet Mikey to discuss the signing of Revis Island

Minor Details Ep. 79: The…

Minor Details Ep. 79: The meaning of winning in the minors with Carlos Febles, Evan Lepler

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.

WEEI WrestleCast: Wrestlemania 30 recap

Scott and Ben recap WrestleMania 30 and talk about the death of the Ultimate Warrior.

Fantasy Football Offseason Podcast #3

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!

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Boston Strong one year later 4-15-14

Our montage to honor all those impacted by the terrorist attacks one year ago.

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