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exceptional team when it comes to situational hitting? Nope. The Sox are hitting .242 this month with runners in scoring position (6th among playoff participants) with a .355 OBP in such moments (5th) and a .394 slugging mark (3rd). In
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piece of the blueprint had been safely planted. "My main objective was just to get to second base, getting into scoring position with the one out. I thought about it, but then thought, it's probably not going to happen," Middlebrooks said
didn't want to miss an opportunity. Barry does his job, gets the stolen base, unfortunately we got a man in scoring position with one out, a strikeout and a popup against McGee. But, no, I don't secondâ guess that pinch run move there
second run of the game and later lining a two-run single to left-center (improving his line with runners in scoring position to .352/.397/.611) to help give the Sox separation from the Jays. His role was fitting. "This team was
run single. "Normally I go up there, look for a heater," said Middlebrooks. "But in that situation, guys in scoring position , I figured he'd throw the off-speed, I looked for it and I got it." He not only got the pitch he was looking
featuring a southpaw starter and seven of nine in the second half. The team's offensive execution with runners in scoring position has been an issue as well, with the team having hit just .208/.345/.208 in such situations over its past
starting pitching, as the Cardinals have averaged just 2.6 runs per game while hitting just .242 with runners in scoring position , a far cry from the team’s stellar line of .330 with RISP during the regular season. The Cardinals’ inability
315 and drove in 97 runs in 134 regular-season games. He also hit a major league-best .454 with runners in scoring position . “When we watched him hit live a couple of times and watched the bat speed ... it became obvious he was going to be right
whole hit .330 with runners in scoring position in the regular season) but ..... 500/.638 with runners in scoring position during the regular season. However ..... balanced, they hit with runners in scoring position like no other and they look
injury in his left foot. Craig has been incredible this season in clutch situations, as he hit .454 with runners in scoring position , the best mark amongst any MLB hitter in 2013. “I think Allen Craig is one of the better hitters that I’ve ever seen
got roughed up for seven runs on 10 hits and two walks in just four innings. The left-hander stranded runners in scoring position in both the first and second innings, but proved unable to stem the tide in the third, when St. Louis rallied
The guys finish up their breakdowns on what to expect today at Gillette and give their pick for a winner.
Curran calls the boys live from Gillette to break down today's game against the Browns. He thinks Cleveland will be a much tougher opponent than most. He also gets into the Ridley situation and if the Pats will look to sign Edelman.
Dale brings up Stephen Gostkowski and how he's becoming automatic, almost as automatic as Vinatieri was during his time in Foxborough. They discuss Gostkowski's ranking among other kickers this season.
Eagle checks in to give Grande and Max a perspective on the Brooklyn Nets after they acquired Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett via trade earlier this summer. He breaks down what he thinks the future holds for the Nets after completing this blockbuster deal.
Sean Grande and Cedric Maxwell take some time and look back at the history between the Celtics and the Lakers, specifically the legendary rivalry between Magic and Bird. Legendary broadcaster, Ian Eagle, checks in to give the Brooklyn perspective as KG and Paul Pierce settle into their new home. Sean and Max also reveal the behind the scenes details surrounding Max’s famous “I got the ball” moment.
In the first hour of this edition of the Celtics Summer Cooler, Grande and Max analyze the trade that sent Fab Melo out of Boston. Also in this hour, Max sets the story straight about his history with Larry Bird.
Rob Bradford and Alex Speier talk with Jon Lester about contract negotiations, losing a teammate like Jacoby Ellsbury, the World Series run, and looking ahead to 2014.
Rob Bradford and Alex Speier are back witht he Hot Stove Show. They talk about Jacoby Ellsbury signing with the New York Yankees, the Red Sox signings of AJ Pierzynski and Edward Mujica, and wrap it up with Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester, who talks about the World Series run, losing a teammate like Ellsbury and looking towards 2014.
The Red Sox new catcher, A.J. Pierzynski, joined the show to discuss his reputation as the most hated man in baseball. He also said that he turned down multi-year deals to come and win in Boston.
Shawn Thornton joined the show and discussed the teams long layoff leading into their game tomorrow night in Montreal. He told the guys that he anticipates fighting being a part of hockey for years to come.
Lucic joins Danny Picard to talk some hockey after the team’s overtime win against the Carolina Hurricanes. Danny asks Lucic about David Krejci’s game winner yesterday and hockey outsiders that are trying to change the game.
Shawn Thornton joined the show fresh off his big night at MSG and talked about his recent goal scoring prowess. Shawn said that no matter who his line mates are he is always going to be a fourth liner.
Kirk Minihane answered any and all questions from the listeners and John and Gerry.
The New York Post's Joel Sherman joined the show with his thoughts on jacoby Ellsbury's signing with the Yankees. He said that if it were up to him he would have given the money to Robinson Cano over Ellsbury.
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane. They discussed how Ron Burgundy has officially jumped the shark and played sound of him on Dan Patrick.
Peter King joins Mut and Merloni to go across the NFL and address the latest news. He discusses Kubiak's firing, Tomlin's fine, and Dennard's possible suspension.
Brick makes his weekly appearance on Mut and Merloni and discusses the Bruins loss to Montreal and the hit on Johnny Boychuck.
Michael Fabiano, fantasy expert and Yankees fan, gives his opinion on the Cano signing, discusses Julian Edelman's rising fantasy value, and actually suggests starting Ryan Fitzpatrick
We check in with Herm Edwards on the Pats, Stevan Ridley, and a great many things around the NFL.
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Ryder talks with WEEI.com's Chris Price about the Patriots upcoming game with the Cleveland Browns, and Stevan Ridley's status on the team.
Alex joins the show and gives his thoughts on the Jacoby Ellsbury deal, and what prospects the Red Sox have to fill the hole left in the lineup, or trade pieces to get a player who can fill the void.
John talks to Rob and gets his thoughts on the Yankees signing Jacoby Ellsbury, the Red Sox signing AJ Pierzynski, and Jarrod Saltalamacchia signing with Miami.
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