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12 months). In the process, he reclaimed the minor league lead in batting average (.453). He also leads the Eastern League in OBP (.492) and ranks third in slugging (.717). Entering this season, there was some question as to whether
5-foot-8 Coyle and the 5-foot-9 Betts, the Sox have two of the unlikelier-looking impact hitters in the Eastern League . In 10 games, Coyle is hitting .343 with a .410 OBP and .543 slugging mark along with four steals in as many attempts. Though
in the strike zone. In 2013, despite his issues with pitch efficiency, he was a strikeout machine, leading the Eastern League in strikeouts per nine innings. Ultimately, Barnes took stock of his strong finish in his season-ending promotion
327/.390 2012: DOUBLE-A PORTLAND ( EASTERN LEAGUE ) 19 years old (youngest in Eastern League ) 23 games, .326 average, .351 OBP ..... 330/.392 2013: DOUBLE-A PORTLAND ( EASTERN LEAGUE ) 20 years old (youngest in Eastern League
resulted in a promotion to the Double-A Portland Sea Dogs, for whom Bogaerts was the youngest position player in the Eastern League last year. He defied his youth, hitting .302/.378/.505/.883. Joppie once again witnessed "the wow factor
once again competing on the mound, and enjoying considerable success. He was named an All-Star in the Double-A Eastern League while holding opponents to the lowest batting average of any qualifying starter in that league. Though Wright was
7 batters and walked 3.3 per nine innings. There were flashes of the ability to dominate older hitters in the Eastern League (for instance, he gave up just two hits in six shutout innings in his last start of the year, completing a four-start
level (21, the sixth youngest position player in the Eastern League ) now. He dominated in Single-A and High-A last ..... continuing his meteoric rise into Double-A, with the Eastern League representing the fourth venue in the span of 12 months (his
driving in five runs, three on a bases-loaded double. The 25-year-old spent parts of the last two years in the Eastern League while a member of the Pirates organization. HIGH-A SALEM RED SOX: 7-5 LOSS VS. MYRTLE BEACH (RANGERS
year while posting a ludicrous .464/.531/.750 line through seven games. The 21-year-old is leading the Eastern League in average and slugging while ranking second in OBP. – Right-hander Keith Couch is opening his second straight
Mookie Betts went 4-for-4 with a homer in his Double-A debut. Betts, the third-youngest position player in the Eastern League , had four four-hit games in 2013. – Blake Swihart went 2-for-3 with a triple in his Double-A debut and, of
nine innings, including 11.2 per nine in his 25 Eastern League starts (best in that Double-A league). He now ..... 48) than he struck out (44). He gunned down an Eastern League -best 47 percent of would-be base stealers, underscoring
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
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane. Today the guys discussed David Gregory's tanking Meet The Press ratings.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
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.More from this show