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In 2013, Xander Bogaerts reached the big leagues in August and had a transformative impact on the Red Sox' pursuit of a World Series. Bogaerts discusses how that development, in turn, proved transformative for his life on and off the field. Looking ahead, Garin Cecchini might be the prospect most likely to have a Bogaerts-like impact on the Red Sox' fortunes in 2014. The third base prospect joins the podcast to discuss his player development and outlook for the coming season.
forward James Johnson throws the ball off the backboard to himself for an alley-oop dunk against the Clippers. The Minneapolis Metrodome is blown up. TRIVIA ANSWER: Star pitcher Smoky Joe Wood , who was switching positions to the outfield SOOTHING SOUNDS: George
Patriots had a pair of blowouts along the way to a 5-1 mark as they went into an Oct. 30 game against the Vikings in the Metrodome . Going into that contest, the Patriots passing game was struggling -- New England was averaging 193.3 passing yards per game
career Yankee Stadium home run in 77 regular season games, equaling his total while playing 252 home games at Minnesota's Metrodome . So, could -- even with his perceived loyalties toward the Red Sox organization he has been a part of since 2003 -- the
or Lucas Oil domes. The Vikings are 5-4 at home in the Metrodome (they were 7-3 at home in the old outdoor Met) The ..... have never returned to a Super Bowl since moving into the Metrodome in 1982. The Saints have never been to a
there are guys who cannot match their regular season efforts in the playoffs. The image of Joe Nathan vomiting all over the Metrodome comes to mind. Maybe the true definition of clutch is something like "the ability to maintain an already established level
a book deal (oh, and average 42 HRs and 128 RBI from 2003-07) while they trotted out the following guys at DH for the Metrodome crowd: 2003: Matt LeCroy 2004: Jose Offerman 2005: Matt LeCroy 2006: Rondell White 2007: Jeff Cirillo No nicknames were born from those
indoors) 67 (outdoors) Denver 10 XXV New York Giants 20 Tampa Stadium (Tampa, FL) 71° Buffalo 19 XXVI Washington 37 Metrodome (Minneapolis, MN) 73° (indoors) 26 (outdoors) Buffalo 24 XXVII Dallas 52 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA) 61° Buffalo 17 XXVIII
at the Australian Open takes a ball to the face but gets right back in his stance. Here’s a time-lapse video of the Metrodome being deflated for the final time, as the Vikings are building a new home. TRIVIA ANSWER: Ray Bourque SOOTHING SOUNDS
Twins, and he will be making his first career start at Target Field. He will hope to fare better there than he did at the Metrodome . Buchholz took the loss in his only career start there when he allowed seven earned runs in 4 1/3 innings in a 7-3 setback
The Vikings’ Metrodome lease expires on Feb. 1, 2012, which means the team could be playing its last season in Minneapolis. With just one preseason
first municipality to officially express interest in becoming the Vikings’ next home. Team officials told the AP that the Metrodome is outdated and no longer profitable as an NFL venue. Ramsey County commissioners said the jobs and economic development
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.
Heath Evans of the NFL Network joins Mut and Lou to talk how Revis and Browner impact the Patriots defense, the Vince Wilfork Situation, and the arms race between Denver and New England
We talk Revis with his friend and mentor, former Patriot Ty Law.
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.
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.
Kevin Millar makes his weekly appearance to discuss Michael Pineda's apparent pine tar on his hand, the Red Sox loss to the Yankees, and the team's pitching.
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.
Jack Edwards talks about the Bruins stretch run to the playoffs and rants about the NCAA.
Crystel called in to defend the terrorists.
Our friend Michele McPhee joined the show to discuss the latest with Kayvon.
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane.
Joe Andruzzi witnessed the attacks first-hand and sprung into action to help others when the blasts went off on Boylston Street. The former Patriots OL joined the show to discuss and reflect on that day.
Mut, Merloni and Christian Fauria reflect on the tragic events on April 15th 2013 at the Boston Marathon and discuss how the city has changed.
We speak with Matt Chatham, who re-tells his story from that fateful Monday and looks ahead to brighter things, including this year's marathon.
Dale, Michael and Steve Lyons reflect back on the event last year, and the good that has taken place since then as Boston came together.
We speak with David Abel of the Boston Globe, who penned the incredible piece on the Richard Family in this past weekend's Boston Globe.
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.
Scott and Ben recap WrestleMania 30 and talk about the death of the Ultimate Warrior.
It’s been a busy week across the NFL & with the College Football Draft Hopefuls so Jim Hackett & Pete Davidson plowed through as much as you can handle, including news about The Jets & their interest in Chris Johnson, the LSU Pro Day, rumors and news surrounding free agents & recent signings like Santonio Holmes, DeSean Jackson & Nate Burleson. Then it’s all about the 2014 Rookie Wide Receiver class that just continues to grow and impress. There’s a lot here to keep you informed as the offseason heats up and the draft approaches. Get ready!
Friend of the show, Brad Faxon, checks in to examine all the Masters action and to evaluate Bubba Watson's performance.More from this show
LB joins Mut and Merloni in studio to preview the Bruins first opponent in the playoffs, the Detroit Red Wings.More from this show
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane. Today the guys discussed Aaron Hernandez getting in more jailhouse trouble.More from this show