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that forced OT. Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar , playing behind second base as part of a shift against Indians batter Jason Giambi , races well past the third-base foul line to make a sliding catch. TRIVIA ANSWER: Chris Bosio SOOTHING SOUNDS: Peter
The guys started the show by discussing the season opener. No overreactions here.
adjusting for ballpark and era -- is 139. Not too shabby by the longest shot, but 80th all-time, behind guys like Jason Giambi , Gary Sheffield , Vladimir Guerrero and Larry Walker. Put it another way: Do you think Carlos Delgaado is a Hall
huge money to 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
had two 30-HR seasons, zero with 30 stolen bases and two with a plus-.500 slugging percentage. You want more? Jason Giambi signed for $120 million at age 30 with the Yankees in 2002 and missed 237 games over eight seasons (and -- for reasons
In 2007, the average for a starting DH was $9.3 million ($130.5 million total). And it should be noted that Jason Giambi 's $23.4 million salary in '07 severely altered the average. While the free agents hitting the market as designated
of the game. “First pitch was a fly ball to me,” Green remembered. “Got a fly ball and a ground ball. ( Jason ) Giambi had to come out for some reason so they asked me if I could play first and then just threw me out there. The thing I learned
gave me.” Ramirez, 41, insists he can help a team, in a manner similar to veterans Raul Ibanez (Mariners) and Jason Giambi (Indians), although he acknowledged it’s unreasonable to expect him to hit like he did in his prime. “I’m
received a call from Taiwan to check if I wanted to return there, but I feel I can still help in MLB, in a role similar to Jason Giambi in Cleveland, for example,” Ramirez said. “If it is God’ s will, I could play in MLB this season. I just need a
starts, 1-0, 3.86 ERA (14 innings, 6 ER). Top hitters vs. John Lackey: Michael Brantley 2-for-5, .400; Jason Giambi 13-for-40, .325. Worst hitters vs. Lackey: Carlos Santana 1-for-7, .143; Nick Swisher 10-for-64
Tuesday’s 8-3 loss to the Rockies in Denver ‘NET RESULTS (mobile users, check the website to see the videos): Jason Giambi keeps the Indians in the lead for the second wild card with a walk-off home run to beat the White Sox. From Saturday
advantage over Texas after its win over the Yankees. The Indians remained entrenched as the other wild card (thanks to Jason Giambi ’s ninth-inning, two-out, walk-off homer), currently edging out the Rangers (who beat Houston Tuesday
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.
Dave O'Brien and Joe Castiglione talk with Red Sox pitcher John Lackey after he goes 8 solid innings in a great performance, while giving the Red Sox bullpen a night off. Lackey talks a little about what he thinks about Michael Pineda's ejection for having pine tar on his neck.
We check in with John Farrell live from Fenway Park with Dale, Holley and Steve Lyons. We talk Boagearts, Buchholz, Pierzynski, Lester, the losing and much much more.
Tim Wakefield discussed the Sox tough start to the season. He is optimistic that the guys can turn it around.
Andy Brickley, NESN; Joins Mut and Merloni to recap the Bruins win against the Red Wings in game 3
Shawn Thornton joined the show to discuss the Bruins win last night over the Red Wings. Shawn talked about Marchand's agitator status within the league.
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.
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane. The guys talked about Colbert joining Dave Letterman last night.
Aaron Boone joins Mut and Merloni to talk about the early season troubles the Red Sox have had and the defensive struggles.
Andy Brickley, NESN: Joins Mut and Merloni to recap the Bruins win against the Red Wings in game 3.
We tackle four topics all revolving around big time milestones in sports.
We discuss the Bruins win to take a 2-1 lead in Detroit, and how Brad Marchand is once again (for better or worse) making his presence felt in a series. Hey, he may be a rat, but he's OUR rat.
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.
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 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