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Only one other guy in the big leagues had a hundred career home run to signed a multi year deal before the age of thirty. BJ Upton was the other guy. He was going year to year with arbitration. The other one. I was the only what eight years of service
Former MLB GM and current ESPN analyst Jim Bowden joined the show to preview the ALCS. He likes the Sox and Dodgers to meet in the World Series.
offseason offered some hint. It was a free-agent class that was flush with center field/top-of-the-lineup options. B . J . Upton got a five-year, $75 million deal from the Braves . Michael Bourn landed a four-year, $48 million deal. Angel Pagan
before and after the season, Bourn couldn't avoid unexpected bumps in the road upon hitting the offseason. Atlanta signed B . J . Upton . Washington traded for Denard Span. Cincy dealt for Choo. And the Phillies hauled in Ben Revere. "You have four teams
Hamilton may represent a functional $125 million loss, and panic surrounds the Braves ' five-year, $75 million investment in B . J . Upton -- the Sox have been able to breathe easy after receiving more or less exactly what they'd hoped for from Ortiz. His numbers
It remains the "small sample size period" of the season. Adam LaRoche has a .264 OBP; Josh Hamilton has a .250 mark; B . J . Upton has a .223 mark. All are likely to enjoy considerable improvement at some point this year that will bring them back closer
first base or right), Josh Hamilton , B . J . Upton , Angel Pagan and Torii Hunter . Players ..... available in trades, Bourn, Pagan, B . J . Upton and Victorino. That suggested potential ..... other available free agents -- Bourn, B . J . Upton , Swisher, Hamilton -- all received
teammate while tracking down a ball? If the player making the position change is a graceful, fluid athlete — like, say, B . J . Upton — I’d be immediately convinced that a move to the outfield is what’s in his and the club’s long-term interest. You understand
successful. But what does that mean? A couple of position players to undergo similar procedures offers a glimpse. In 2008, B . J . Upton proved a uniquely destructive source against the Sox in the American League Championship Series. His spectacular performance
will put Justin and his older brother, B . J . Upton , on the same team for the first time ..... Hairston joined up on the Padres. Tweeted B . J . Upton on Wednesday upon hearing rumors of a deal ..... this year he’s not been that.” B . J . Upton agreed to a five-year, $75.25 million
hitting the free agent market.) Here are the results for the other eight: Josh Hamilton: Angels, five years, $125 million. B . J . Upton : Braves, five years, $75 million. Nick Swisher: Indians, four years, $56 million. Rafael Soriano : Nationals, two
Angels forfeited a first-round pick to sign a superstar like Josh Hamilton , the Braves gave up their first-rounder to add B . J . Upton and the Indians (who had a protected first-round pick) parted with a second-round selection to sign Nick Swisher , there are still four
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Christopher Price discuss Logan Mankins' breakdown of the offensive line and how it will look without Dante Scarnecchia. They also discussed Mankins' rebuttal to Brandon Spikes.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss Bill Parcells' Patriots Hall of Fame candidacy.
Tom Curran calls the show to discuss the Vince Wilfork contract situation. After texting with Vince this morning, Curran says that Vince's camp is possibly trying to put the "genie back in the lamp" and that the possibility of the Pro Bowl DT returning to the team has improved.
We wrap up the Celtics season by speaking with Celtics president Danny Ainge about this past season and the team's future.
Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck joins Mut and Merloni to discuss and reflect on the Boston Marathon Bombings a year later.
Jackie MacMullan talks some Celtics with Mut and Merloni as the season is winding down and the team is positioned to have a high draft pick.
UConn Point Guard, Shabazz Napier joined the guys for a half inning and talked about his experiences in college, his reasoning behind completing his education, and growing up in Boston.
Joe & Rob talked to Jonny Gomes after the dramatic run-off win at Fenway over the Orioles.
Dave O'Brien and Joe Castiglione talk with Red Sox catcher, David Ross, who had the go-ahead RBI tonight as the Red Sox beat the White Sox behind a brilliant pitching performance from Jon Lester.
Pierre McGuire of NBC Sports joins the program to talk about Game 3 between the Bruins and the Red Wings. He also discusses the issue of targeting player and weighs in on Matt Cooke's vicious knee hit to Tyson Barrie.
Dale and Michael speak with Patrice Bergeron on the phone from Detroit on Marathon Monday fresh off a Bruins optional skate. Patrice talks about the B's slow start in game one, putting it all together for the team in game two, how the rest of this series might play out, and what this anniversary of the Boston Marathon means to him.
Thornton joins Dino and Gerry to recap Games 1 and 2, discuss Brendan Smith challenging Chara, and preview Game 3 in Detroit.
Dave called in to discuss the epic Boston Marathon.
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane. Today the guys discussed David Gregory's tanking Meet The Press ratings.
The guys opened the show by discussing yesterday's Boston Marathon and Kirk's run.
Mut and Merloni discuss the latest brawl between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Pittsburgh Pirates
Pierre McGuire of NBC Sports joins the program to talk about the creativity of Red Wings coach Mike Babcock as well as the potential for physical play in the series.
We discuss the return of Jacoby Ellsbury to Fenway Park, including why he left Boston, and what the crowd reaction will be for him.
We check in with Mr. Bean live from the D to preview two games of Bruins-Wings action.
We discuss the harsh start by Clay Buchholz, and how the turnaround from last season's start has been disturbing to watch if you're a Sox fan/
Nifty jumps on the Planet for an hour.
Lou Merloni did play-by-play with Joe Castiglione today and then joined The Planet Mikey Show to talk about what went wrong, and a few things that went right as the Red Sox started their campaign to defend their World Series title.
WEEI.com's Chris Price joins John Ryder and Chris Villani on Planet Mikey to discuss the signing of Revis Island
The 4th addition of WEEI’s Fantasy Football Offseason Podcast is loaded and ready. In this week’s conversation Jim Hackett and Pete Davidson of Rotobahn.com dig into the sinking draft stock of Teddy Bridgewater (much too their chagrin), while refocusing and emphasizing the immense scouting work done by Pete on players like Bridgewater, Zach Mettenberger, Blake Bortles, Bishop Sankey & Lache Seastrunk. Also, Jim & Pete touch on news from around the league regarding new Jet, Chris Johnson, Montee Ball in Denver and help you tune out all of the negative noise some in the media are trying to push. We’re not buying! Lots of Football love in this podcast for the Football lover. Enjoy!
Greg Wyshynski of Yahoo! Sports joins DJ to break down the first-round matchup between the Bruins and Red Wings. Also discussed is Zdeno Chara's Norris candidacy, transparency with voting for the NHL awards and whether the Canadiens will get out of the first round.
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.
With the season over, Chris Forsberg says the Celtics accomplished what they intended to this year. He also gets into what Rajon Rondo may be thinking heading into his last year in his contract. Danny Ainge has a plan and it'll be interesting to see how this off-season develops.More from this show
Dale and Michael talk about what Marathon Monday means for them, the tremendous amount of people and positivity today in the Back Bay, and then Kirk Minihane, fresh off 26.2 miles stops by to recap a great experience in today's marathon.More from this show