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Kirk and Rob wrap up parade coverage and look at the legacy of Red Sox slugger David Ortiz. Which moment of his numerous postseason performances is most memorable?
guys in their 30s doesn't work. Ryan Howard , Alex Rodriguez , Alfonso Soriano , Ken Griffey Jr., Jason Giambi and Carlos Lee all signed deals for at least $100 million after age 30 and all have failed to come close to earning the dough. The
if he had stayed in Boston, but that's a reach at best. Why, exactly, would he have been healthier in Boston? Carlos Lee was 30 years old when the Astros spent $100 million on him in November 2006. He had hit at least 30 homers in each
signing to impact a club in the immediate future rather than a presence around whom to build. Further, Houston has Carlos Lee , a player whose defense suggests he should serve primarily as a DH. VERDICT: Bad fit.
Andre Ethier. His .853 OPS ranked 12th among outfielders, just behind Ethier (.856), and ahead of others such as Carlos Lee (.833) and Alfonso Soriano (.832) who received far bigger contracts in that 2006-07 offseason. Though Saturday offered
team found plenty of examples from recent years of in-season swaps involving elite hitters. In 2006, Bobby Abreu and Carlos Lee were impact hitters who were dealt. In 2007, Mark Teixeira had moved at the deadline. Teixeira, Jason Bay , Manny
2008 season) or even the $16.7 million a season that Carlos Lee got from the Astros. When accounting for all ..... defensive decline, something that cannot be said of Carlos Lee or Alfonso Soriano. Since that offseason, it is
14-for-35, .400, 4 HR, 24 RBI) 0.47 – Robinson Cano (10-for-29, .345, 2 HR, 18 RBI) 0.47 – Carlos Lee (12-for-42, .286, 5 HR, 25 RBI) 0.43 – Shane Victorino (13-for-42, .310, 2 HR, 20 RBI) MLB Note
Yadier Molina of the Cardinals, and Norichika Aoki of the Brewers. Since the start of the 2002 season, now-Marlin Carlos Lee has come to bat 64 times in such situations, hit .259, and homered five times, the most by any single player in that
starters. The 31-year-old Myers has a 3.52 ERA with 19 saves. He was a starter for two seasons with the Astros before taking over as closer this season. The Astros already have traded Carlos Lee , Brandon Lyon and J.A. Happ this season.
million in 2012. Heyman added that new Astros owner Jim Crane wants the team to cut $16 million off its payroll, but Carlos Lee — the highest-paid player on the Astros at $18.5 million — cannot be traded due to his unspectacular .274 batting
franchise player and recently named All-Star Hunter Pence as well as right-handed starters Bud Norris and Jordan Lyles . Carlos Lee , who is owed $18.5 million next season and the balance of that figure this season, will most likely not be moved
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss Bill Parcells' Patriots Hall of Fame candidacy.
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.
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.
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.
Jackie MacMullan of ESPN Boston joins Mut, Lou, and Christian to talk about Rajon Rondo in the booth, the rest of the Celtics losing season, and the epic battle between the Pacers and Heat.
We discuss the Red Sox early season woes with manager John Farrell, as well as his views and faith in MLB's new instant replay system, and the continuity in the Sox outfield.
Dave O'Brien and Joe Castiglione talk with Red Sox starting left fielder, Grady Sizemore. grady talks about what it was like to hit a home run off his old teammate, C.C. Sabathia, and his reaction to not seeing Koji on the mound in a save situation.
Steve Lyons joins Dale and Holley to talk about the Red Sox and Yankees series and Michael Pineda's sticky hand.
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.
Shawn Thornton joined the show to preview the upcoming series against the Red Wings.
2 games left in the season and the Bruins are in the driver's seat for the President's Cup which is allowing them to coast and get healthy. Pierre McGuire updates Mut and Lou on the possibility of Seidenberg's return and talks about situations elsewhere in the NHL.
Red Sox COO Sam Kennedy joined the show to discuss the state of the Sox and MLB.
Jeff Bauman joined the show to discuss his recovery over the past year.
The guys opened the show by discussing the Sox 14th inning win over the White Sox.
Ty Law joins Mut and Christian Fauria to discuss being a finalist for the Patriots Hall of Fame, the way the game is officiated now, and Darrelle Revis.
Christian Fauria tells us the percentage of Americans that sleep naked and those that sleep with their socks on.
DJ Bean joins Mut and Christian Fauria from the Garden to report the latest news regarding the Bruins before they get set to take on the Red Wings in Game 1.
We tackle four topics that all involve the birthday of both Bill Belichick and Kareem Abdul Jabbar.
We discuss the Red Sox after our interview with John Farrell, and Dustin Pedroia in the lead-off position has become a hot topic.
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 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.
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