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Kirk Minihane, Rob Bradford and Ian Browne are in on the Hot Stove Show this week. They talk about Larry Lucchinos comments about short and long term contracts, Jacoby Ellsburys future when he hits the free agent market. They also talk with David Ortiz and take calls to end the show.
MVP trophy) Herb Score (2, both All-Star seasons) Oliver Perez Johan Santana (two-time Cy guy) Rick Ankiel Sid Fernandez ..... All-Star) Tom Hall Doubront Obviously, pitchers like Perez and Ankiel serve as cautionary tales for this select group
injuries and command woes; -- Tom Hall (once), who did it as a young reliever; -- and a pair of pitchers -- Oliver Perez (once) and Rick Ankiel (once) -- whose careers were undone by command woes. Here’s another comparison, a bit closer to Doubront: Jon
season. In 2006, the top starters to move were Greg Maddux (by that point, a five-inning pitcher) and wild card Oliver Perez . In 2007, Kyle Lohse was the top starter to move mid-year. In 2008, CC Sabathia had commanded a wealth of prospects in moving from
following when peering across a free-agent landscape that included CC Sabathia , A.J. Burnett, Derek Lowe and Oliver Perez , among others. “There aren’t too many top free-agent pitchers who end up being worth their contracts
apologize. It won’t happen again. -- Mike, Do you think the Red Sox have any interest in possibly Ben Sheets or Oliver Perez ? Both would make a great No. 4 or 5 starter in our rotation. They would seem to have more value than throwing huge money at CC Sabathia, or
Derek Lowe) and pitchers with legitimate swing-and-miss arsenals (Ben Sheets, A.J. Burnett, Ryan Dempster, Oliver Perez ). In another sense, the group can be viewed as fool’s gold, set to command wealth that is unlikely to ever spread
appearances): .000 BA/.000 OBP/.000 SLG Miguel Olivo (5): .200/.200/.800, 1 home run, 1 RBI, 1 strikeout Oliver Perez (4): .000/.000/.000, 1 strikeout Brendan Ryan (3): .333/.333/.333 Jason Vargas (1): .000
have released left-handed pitcher Oliver Perez , choosing to absorb the $12 million ..... million, three-year contract. Perez won 15 games in 2007, but he has ..... year before moving to the bullpen. Perez ’ problems have continued this spring
In a repeat of the Red Sox' Manny Ramirez controversy of a few years ago, three Mets players — Carlos Beltran, Oliver Perez and Luis Castillo — skipped the team's visit to wounded soldiers at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington
brilliant (2.53 ERA), while Mike Pelfrey (3.72), Oliver Perez (4.22) and John Maine (4.18) all had an above ..... are significant question marks looming over Pelfrey, Perez and Maine going forward. But there is also a chance that
interest to have his client succeed. So he’ll cooperate when it comes to that stuff. Like this year with Oliver Perez , he made Oliver Perez go to Arizona, get the work and lose weight to get in shape. I think he’ll understand that with Ellsbury. I think
In the latest edition of the "It Is What It Is" podcast, Chris Price and CSNNE's Mike Giardi take a look at the Patriots offseason on both sides of the ball, try and get a handle on which new guys will make an impact first, and whether or not the Patriots have altered their style when it comes to drafting and developing wide receivers.
Mike Florio joined the program to discuss the Jets decision to release Tim Tebow, he said the situation is as disaster all around for the Jets and that the problems begins with owner Woody Johnson. Mike also said that he was disappointed with the Pats moving back in the first round.
One of the hardest working men in the biz, Mike Petraglia aka "Trags", sits down with Butch Stearns live in Foxborough to help break down all the latest Pats moves. He discusses his reaction to the trade in Round 1 and the guys those picks produced. Also, the boys talk about the decent trade the Pats made in acquiring LeGarrette Blount from Tampa Bay for Jeff Demps and a 7th rounder.
We check in with Danny Ainge for our first talk to him since the Celtics season ended last weekend. We talk about the future of the team, KG, Pierce, Doc Rivers and more, as Danny directly answers the rumors being floated by ESPN's Stephen A. Smith.
Jackie Mac joins the show to discuss the trade rumors swirling around Paul Pierce, KG, Doc Rivers and the Celtics. She also discusses the future of the Celtics head coach.
Stephen A. joined the program to discuss the trade rumors he has reported regarding a possible trade including Doc Rivers and the Clippers. Stephen A. also told the guys that he has heard that Danny and Doc may be tiring of working together.
Joe Castiglione talked with John Lackey after he picked up the W against the Twins. Lackey threw seven innings, and retired the 1st twelve batters of the game.
Dave O'Brien talked to John Farrell before the end of the Twins series. The Sox skipper said that Big Papi's success is no surprise given his work ethic.
John Farrell postgame press conference
Brickley joins the show and discusses what the Bruins should do with their young defensemen once the veterans return from injury, the play of Rask, and Torterella's coaching style.
Shawn joined the show to discuss the teams great performance in game two against the Rangers. Shawn said that he wouldn't mind playing for John Tortorella because he seems like a funny guy.
Dale and DJ roll on with their puck talk and chat some more about the goalie matchup in this series, as well as the lack of a quality power play for both of these teams. In fact, DJ says the Rangers are even worse on the PP than the B’s! The guys also get into the resurgence of Milan Lucic and his deceptive speed and grit. Dale and DJ talk about the similar styles of play for these teams and look forward to Game 2.
John, Gerry and Kirk give their things that they would never do, listeners joined on the WEEI yakoff app with their thoughts.
After hearing the horrible performance by Alexis Normand at the Memorial Cup in Canada, Minihane saved us all by delivering a heartfelt rendition of our national anthem.
LB joins the show in studio to discuss the Bruins taking a 2-0 series lead against the Rangers and what Claude should do when Seidenberg, Redden, and Ference are ready to play.
Mut and Merloni get into a Red Sox discussion after a successful weekend in Minnesota. They discuss Pedroia, Lackey, and the future of Ellsbury with the Red Sox.
What's better than a whole hour with NESN's Jack Edwards? Not much. We talk all hockey, all the time with Jack live from his study, with a "Loving Cup", whatever that is.
We talk hockey as the Bruins have had little problem taking a 2-0 series lead against the much talk about NY Rangers. Will this continue in games 3 and 4 at MSG? We discuss.
We tackle four topics we haven't yet touched upon today. Gronk!, Proms with celebs and athletes and much more.
Today on the Daily Planet the Bruins have a 2-0 lead over the New york Rangers, the Red Sox are back on the winning sde of things, and the noteable birthdays of the day.
The Bruins have almost finished raking the Leafs, the Red Sox struggle from the mound, Miami Heat fans show their level of class.
Daily Planet Wednesday May 8th
....uhhhh.....a bunch of bombs over there....
Sounds like a prostate exam to me!
Damn New Yorkers!
Linda explains how the shootout transpired in Watertown during the early morning hours. She saw the first suspect mortally wounded and police beginning the manhunt for the second suspect.More from this show
By and large, the focus of development in the minor leagues is on players. Still, there is a developmental path for coaches and managers in the farm system, as is evident from the fact that the previous two managers of the Red Sox' Triple-A affiliate in Pawtucket -- Torey Lovullo (2010) and Arnie Beyeler (2011-12) are now both on the Red Sox' big league coaching staff. They share their insights about the differences between player and coaching expectations in Triple-A vs. the majors, while discussing professional development from the perspective of former minor league managers who aspire to similar positions in the big leagues.More from this show