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We tackle four topics all surrounding athletes and homecomings to their original teams/cities.
D&C open the show discussing the Sox hiring of John Farrell as manager and if he's in a no lose situation after the tumultuous year Bobby Valentine has as manager. The guy touch on if there's anyway Farrell can screw up as manager, what are the expectations for Farrell, and why Toronto isn't upset the Blue Jays let him go. They also discuss how lucky Farrell is to fall into the situation the Sox are currently in, what's the main reason Farrell was hired, and why it can't get any worse for the Sox.
member of the Sox. Lackey came within four outs of a milestone, tossing 7 2/3 no-hit innings before ex-Sox catcher Josh Bard plunked a single to right field. Lackey ended up allowing two hits and giving up one unearned run in his eight innings
on trade deadline morning and inform him he’s been dealt to the Seattle Mariners for a backup catcher by the name of Josh Bard . No state police escort from Granite Links to Logan. AS: With Beckett getting inked long term to join Lackey and
the Sox in 10 starts and never appeared in a postseason game. You could throw the Doug Mirabelli for Cla Meredith and Josh Bard trade in the mix, I guess, but if I were a GM I would trade Meredith and Bard for Sanchez and Gonzalez in a flash. Bard has
get nervous. Watching the pitcher who started the game, compared to the one who fanned Adam Dunn, Josh Willingham and Josh Bard to close out his outing in the fifth inning was like viewing two different images. Prior to the start, Smoltz identified
the bottom of the sixth. But the Sox starter could not close it out. He allowed a two-out single to former teammate Josh Bard , who then scored when another former Red Sox, Willie Harris, doubled to right. The hit tied the game, 3-3, forced
double, 2 home runs, 1 walk, 5 strikeouts Franklin Gutierrez (18): .267/.389/.267, 3 doubles, 1 strikeout Josh Bard (6): 2-for-5, 1 double, 1 home run, 3 RBI, 1 walk, 1 strikeout Justin Smoak (5): 1-for-5, 1 double
trying to tag-up from third on Pedroia's fly ball to right. Initially, home plate umpire Mark Ripperger said catcher Josh Bard didn't maintain possession of Ichiro Suzuki's throw upon being run into by Ellsbury, but then reversed his decision
base on Dustin Pedroia's one-out fly ball to right field, but the throw from right fielder Ichiro Suzuki to catcher Josh Bard beat the baserunner to the plate. Ellsbury's slide resulted in his knee hitting Bard in the jaw, but the catcher managed
Wilson (8): .250/.250/.250, 3 strikeouts Justin Smoak (6): .000/.167/.000, 1 walk, 1 strikeout Josh Bard (5): .000/.000/.000, 2 strikeouts Miguel Olivo (4): .000/.000/.000, 1 strikeout Mike Carp (3
Justin Smoak (9): .111/.111/.111, 3 strikeouts Jack Wilson (9): .429/.444/.429, 1 RBI, 2 strikeouts Josh Bard (6): .333/.333/.333, 2 strikeouts Mike Carp (6): .000/.000/.000, 2 strikeouts Luis Rodriguez
The Boston Herald's Ron Borges joined the show to discuss his column in today's paper on Vince Wilfork. He thinks the Pats should keep Vince.
Boston Globe Patriots writer Ben Volin joined the show with the latest on the offseason. He said it is most likely that Julian Edelman returns next season due to his agent's relationship with the team.
Mike Florio of NBC Sports and ProFootballTalk.com joins the show to discuss the status of Aqib Talib and the exciting prospect of Darrelle Revis being traded by the Bucs to a CB-needy team.
Jackie MacMullan of ESPN joins Mut and Lou to discuss the future of the struggling Celtics as well as the rocky relationship between Danny Ainge, Brad Stevens and Rajon Rondo
ESPN NBA analyst Jeff Van Gundy joined Dennis & Callahan to talk about Rajon Rondo's birthday mishap.
Jackie MacMullan joins Mut and Merloni to discuss Rajon Rondo's unexcused absence from the Celtics game in Sacramento and how the organization feels about Brad Stevens.
Mikey and Ryder talk with Hall of Fame baseball player and current analyst/broadcaster Dennis Eckersley. Eck gives all kinds of insight into the Red Sox current pitching staff and how valuable a reliable bullpen can be. He also talks about how the game has changed since his playing days.
In 2013, Jackie Bradley Jr. used a non-roster invitation to big league spring training as a platform to an unexpected major league performance. Yet by and large, prospects in big league camp for the first time have more modest goals of creating familiarity -- both on their part with the big league setting, and in an effort to try to impress the big league coaching staff to position themselves for in-season call-ups. Red Sox prospects Garin Cecchini, Matt Barnes, Anthony Ranaudo and Bryce Brentz discuss their outlook on their first big league camps, while Bradley joins to explain the difference he feels this year in his second big league camp.
Red Sox NESN color man Jerry Remy joined Dennis & Callahan to discuss his first broadcast since his sons arrest last October.
Pierre McGuire, NBC Sports, joins the Mut and Merloni show to share his thoughts on the recent trade moves the Bruin's made on deadline day.
Andy Brickley of NESN joins the Mut and Merloni show to share his thoughts on what trade moves the Bruins might make, if any, as the trade deadline approaches.
Shawn Thornton joined the show and discussed his 100th fight as a Boston Bruin last night. He added that he hopes the Bruins remain intact at today's NHL deadline.
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane. Today they discussed the ongoing controversy surrounding the Oscars and Andrew Garfield.
The guys opened the show by discussing Nick Cafardo's column on Stephen Drew. Everyone disagreed with the premise that it is time to panic and sign Drew.
Our friend and Jimmy Fund Patient Sam Thomas discussing his desire to meet Ellen. #EllenMeetSam
Mut and Lou talk about which free agents they want to hear rumored to be going to the Pats.
Pierre McGuire, NBC Sports, shares his thoughts on the recent trade moves the Bruin's made on deadline day.
Mut and Lou are both dissapointed by the Bruins lackluster moves at the deadline. Meszaros and Harry Potter? Really?
The three man booth breaks down all the rumors, possibilities, trade scenarios, signings and more, and takes your calls about it all.
We tackle four topics that surround the great BIG MAN athletes of sports. BIG as in chubby.
Tom E Curran and Michael Holley talked Celtics, Rondo and the return of Paul Pierce to the Garden, and we were joined by a fan who wears his emotions on his sleeve, and wasn't afraid to show them for the Celtics.
Mikey, Lenny and Bill Fairweather are joined by the legendary Bob Lobel, who talks about his career in Boston, his thoughts on some of the goings on, and some great sports talk.
Mikey, Ryder and Lenny talk with Mikey's buddy, former Red Sox pitcher Bill Lee. Bill talks about bad neighbors, his playing days with the Sox and beyond.