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Butch and DJ get a call regarding Red Sox prospects and have an in depth discussion on what the future looks like in Boston.
going 2-for-5 with a double and triple in the doubleheader. Heller is hitting .433 (fifth in all of minor league baseball ) with an OBP of .541 (third in the minors) through 10 games, one of the most impressive performances by
be a realistic roster consideration; He would show flashes of his ability but look like a player who needed time in the minor leagues to catch up to game speed; or he would dazzle everyone, remain healthy and challenge Jackie Bradley Jr. for the Opening
that there was uniqueness to Clark's progression. He was a giant 6-foot-7 switch-hitter whose playing time in the minor leagues was limited by the fact that he played Division 1 basketball at San Diego State and the University of Arizona, so comparing
flipping, flopping. But it was all part of the process of being where I am today and who I am today. It challenged me in the minor leagues to be who I am today as a player. Those things helped mold me." Richards praised Victorino's willingness to embrace
runs probably came in bunches at the minor league level, and when he didn't have that regular at-bat as he did in the minor leagues , I think it's harder to catch the upswing and ride the wave a little bit where those home runs might come in bunches
the player. A player has to prove that he's ready physically, mentally and fundamentally. He has to prove that in the minor leagues . He has to prove it in some way in a big league environment -- whether it's here in September or in spring training
Cecchini had just three streaks of five or more games in which he didn’t walk in 2013 (when he led all of minor league baseball in OBP), topping out with an eight-game stretch without a free pass from last July 19-25 in Portland
Anthony Ranaudo , Allen Webster and Rubby De La Rosa . That group represents five of the Sox’ 10 top prospects in the minor leagues right now. As such, a spot for Owens in Triple-A would require one of the other rotation members to be either a) promoted
said. “I don’ t think there’ s any question to me, because the Red Sox have great defensive alternatives in the minor leagues , that A.J. has got to hit to hang on to that job. And the way that this was structured was that they essentially brought
group. – Shortstop Jose Vinicio takes the notion of thin to a new level, as he may well be the lightest prospect in the minor leagues , tipping the scales at less than 140 pounds. He’s got great defensive actions and speed, but the switch-hitter couldn
discussed. I don’t think it can trump everything. We’re delivering consistent care throughout the major leagues and minor leagues . No matter where anybody would go, where they’d be, they would get that same quality. But certainly on the medical
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.
Andy Brickley, NESN; Joins Mut and Merloni to recap the Bruins win against the Red Wings in game 3
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