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without plans to jump in the water. The team ran through long-term projections for each player. Ellsbury seemed like a Kenny Lofton type with more power. There was a feeling that Lester could have Andy Pettitte's career. Though his statistical
Gabe Kapler joins Mut and Merloni to talk about the brawl in Atlanta between Brian McCann and Carlos Gomez. He also offers a better solution on how MLB players should handle those type of volatile situations.
You just try and be who you are," Pedroia said. "I remember the Indians teams back in the day. They had [ Kenny ] Lofton , [ Omar] Vizquel , [ Roberto] Alomar was hitting third and the mashers behind. Alomar wasn't that much of a home run threat
to judge the baseball market ahead of the curve, like the savvy GMs did in the 1990s, led by John Hart, who inked Kenny Lofton , Carlos Baerga and Albert Belle. No doubt, Ben Cherington will have John Henry’s ear in this regard. Good luck
games in center stole 60 or more bases and scored at least 100 runs since 1901. Ty Cobb managed to do it five times, Kenny Lofton did it three times, and both Ron LeFlore and Rickey Henderson accomplished it twice; five other
American Leaguer to swipe 70 bags and hit over .300. He is also just the third player in the last 20 years to swipe 70 bags in a season when he also produced an OPS of at least .750, joining Jose Reyes and Kenny Lofton (who did it twice).
Inside the clubhouse, those players who had been ejected – Kapler and Varitek for the Sox; Rodriguez, Sturtze and Kenny Lofton for the Yankees – remained on high alert, wondering if they would have to run back to the field in case of another brawl. AN UNASSUMING HERO EMERGES
Bronson Arroyo . When the fight finally ended, four players were ejected: Varitek, Rodriguez, Yankees outfielder Kenny Lofton and Red Sox outfielder Gabe Kapler . The rivalry had hit a new level of intensity. The Yankees led by a score
the Hall of Fame there has to be a spot for Martinez), Bernie Williams (not worthy, but not an embarrassment), Kenny Lofton (same as Williams) but somehow thought that Shawn Green earned a vote. Shawn Green. She did not vote for Tim Raines
ve just been one of those guys. In the past Steve Finley was one of those guys who could do it for a long time. Kenny Lofton was one of those guys and Devon White was one of those guys too. I could play some other positions also, but I still have a window that
from Atlanta to Cleveland for Bob Wickman, and a year later he was dealt from the Indians to Texas in exchange for Kenny Lofton . -- The trade of Lowell would open a spot for free agent third baseman Adrian Beltre, in whom sources suggest the Red Sox have strong
Jaret Wright. Now let's name a few "on their way out" candidates -- Estaban Loiaza, Ruben Sierra, Jon Lieber, Kenny Lofton , Al Leiter, Hideo Nomo, and Randy Johnson. This is what the Yanks did for years. They reached for the free agents
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.
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.
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.
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.
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