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We tackle four topics, today revolving around great sports feuds in sports and Boston sports history.
Buster chats with Mut and Rob Bradford about the recently released list of Hall of Fame candidates and the issues surrounding the nominees. He also gives Mut and Rob an update on what he is hearing in MLB free agency.
and Manny Ramirez (a significantly better hitter than Ortiz -- the numbers aren't close) and Mark McGwire and Rafael Palmeiro and Gary Sheffield and all the rest. That includes the players who have "the whiff" of steroids without actual
Bonds did it four times; Babe Ruth , Hank Aaron , Rafael Palmeiro and Andres Galarraga each did it twice; Darrell Evans ..... this one. Three players in history ( Barry Bonds , Rafael Palmeiro and Hank Aaron) have launched at least 78 combined
incomprehensible. Think about it: Willie McCovey, Jim Rice , Mike Schmidt , Don Mattingly , Barry Bonds , Frank Thomas , Rafael Palmeiro , Eddie Murray , George Brett, Albert Pujols , Larry Walker, Dave Winfield , Chipper Jones , Jeff Bagwell
all-time HR list with 548. Today he's 15th, passed by guys like Barry Bonds , Sammy Sosa , Alex Rodriguez , Rafael Palmeiro and Manny Ramirez. What do we do with that? The question Red Sox fans always want to dance around, though
member of the 3,000/500 club, Eddie Murray . (The other three members of that club? Hank Aaron , Willie Mays and Rafael Palmeiro . In other news, I hate the steroid era.) Steady Eddie led the league in a whopping four categories in his career
Bonds (36.2%) had significantly stronger first years on the ballot than Mark McGwire (23.5% in 2007) and Rafael Palmeiro (11.0% in 2011), which is I suppose is not a stunner, given where they rank in baseball history and the presumption
Morris, included Tim Raines (52.2 percent), Lee Smith (47.8 percent), Mark McGwire (16.9 percent) and Rafael Palmeiro (8.8 percent). First-time eligible pitcher Curt Schilling, baseball’s all-time modern leader in strikeout-to-walk
deep 44 times this year; just seven other players in major league history ( Barry Bonds, Hank Aaron, Babe Ruth, Rafael Palmeiro , Andres Galarraga, Darrell Evans and Hank Sauer ) have hit 40 or more homers at age 36 or later. “Age is a state of mind
more than eight such seasons in a row ( Alex Rodriguez , Miguel Tejada ). Ortiz would also join Rodriguez (12), Frank Thomas (9) and Rafael Palmeiro (9) as the only AL players with nine or more such seasons in their career (since 1950
185 more in 2009. At 580 hits through age 26, he was ahead of 3,000-hit guys like Biggio, Molitor, Boggs and Rafael Palmeiro . A broken foot and a just OK So Far Season later, Pedroia takes at least a step back in the chase for 3,000. The
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.
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.
Joe & Rob talked to Jonny Gomes after the dramatic run-off win at Fenway over the Orioles.
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 discuss the return of Jacoby Ellsbury to Fenway Park, including why he left Boston, and what the crowd reaction will be for him.
We check in with Mr. Bean live from the D to preview two games of Bruins-Wings action.
We discuss the harsh start by Clay Buchholz, and how the turnaround from last season's start has been disturbing to watch if you're a Sox fan/
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