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David Ortiz... great player, great teammate, great competitor. But at least once a year Ortiz seems to lower himself and throw a tantrum about something... this year its about steroids when no one was really asking the question. So why does David have to sully his reputation with his annual tantrums? Salk and Rob Bradford discuss.
beginning of September. Keith Foulke missed roughly two months from mid-June to mid-August. In-house alternatives : Wily Mo Pena became the primary center fielder in Crisp's absence. Gabe Kapler and David Murphy eventually assumed some of Nixon
exchange for a player with immense potential as a slugger but who never delivered on that promise in the big leagues ( Wily Mo Pena ). But times change. Over a 10-year span from 2000-09, there was an average of 27 hitters per season that
CINCINNATI -- Bronson Arroyo for Wily Mo Pena . Mention that Theo Epstein trade at the end of spring training 2006 to Red Sox fans and most of them cringe -- at least those
time jobs, and all grew to offer immensely impactful seasons and careers. Failed bets included Wade Miller (2005), Wily Mo Pena (2006), John Smoltz and Brad Penny (2009), Jeremy Hermida (2010), and a long line of players
in a trade and lost. In Seattle, the team ran into Wily Mo Pena , the outfielder whose prodigious power potential once ..... been in the opposing dugout this weekend, alongside Wily Mo Pena . Instead, he remains in Pawtucket, with his first
John Olerud at first. In 2006, widespread injuries led to late-season trials for players such as Dustin Pedroia , Wily Mo Pena , David Murphy, Carlos Pena and others. In 2007, Jacoby Ellsbury usurped Coco Crisp as the everyday center fielder in the
jumping” a player from the other team. Clubhouse debate: What happens if Pedro Martinez is on the mound and Wily Mo Pena is in the box? Do we let that fight happen without stepping in to protect Pedro? The answer is an overwhelming yes. The code
began tracking the stat in 1988 (min. 750 such plate appearances): 1.65 – Melvin Nieves 1.72 – Russell Branyan 1.73 – Wily Mo Pena 1.76 – Bo Jackson 1.79 – Kelly Shoppach ———————————————
According to an industry source, former Red Sox outfielder Wily Mo Pena is close to a two-year deal with the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks in Japan. The deal, with a seven-figure annual salary, covers
The Diamondbacks released former Red Sox slugger Wily Mo Pena on Sunday . Pena was designated for assignment after the All-Star break. Pena, a 29-year-old right-handed-hitting outfielder
Youkilis each collected three extra-base hits last night, the first time a pair of Red Sox teammates have had 3+ EBH in a game since Wily Mo Pena and Manny Ramirez on July 26, 2007. The Red Sox also pulled it off twice in 2006 (Eric Hinske/Mark Loretta and Mike Lowell/David Ortiz). It was only the third
Dr. Tony Schena joined the show to give insight into what lies ahead for Rob Gronkowski. He said a tough road is in front of the Patriots tight end.
We discuss the improbable win over the Browns and the loss of Rob Gronkowski with Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick on Patriots Monday.
Ninkovich sits in with Mut and Merloni to look back at yesterday’s comeback win against the Browns. Rob also explains the range of emotions the team experienced after Rob Gronkowski suffered a potentially season ending injury.
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.
Buster joins Mut and Merloni live at the Winter Meetings in Orlando. Buster explains that the market for Stephen Drew has cooled off considerably and executives around the league believe he will return to Boston.
Hazen talks with Mut and Merloni about the on-going offseason process. Mike explains how the Red Sox dove in to free agency immediately after the team’s World Series win. He also explains how the team creates opportunities for young players that are ready to make the jump to the Major League level.
Cherington sits in with Mut and Lou to talk about the Red Sox heading into 2014. Ben breaks down the signing of Edward Mujica and what’s on the table at this year’s meetings.
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.
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane. Today the guys went over a list of the most annoying people to see on your flight.
The guys opened the show discussing the great reception Doc Rivers got last night at The Garden. They said it was not surprising and well deserved.
Boston College running back Andre Williams joined the show and discussed his record setting season. He said that he will work on his acceptance speech on the flight down to New York.
Jackie MacMullan joins the show to discuss the return of Doc Rivers to Boston and what really happened during the offseason that led to Doc's departure.
Brick joins Mut and Merloni to discuss Shawn Thornton's on ice actions last week against the Penguins and what type of suspension he may be facing.
Mut and Merloni react to Doc Rivers' emotional return to Boston and they discuss the way he left the Celtics.
We discuss the vote that abolished the collision at the plate play in MLB, and bring in Tim Kurkjian of ESPN to further explain.
We check in with Tom Caron of NESN and get his take on the winter meetings and the moves (or lack thereof) the Sox have made at the winter meetings in Orlando.
We check in with Rob Bradford live from the Winter Meetings in Orlando.
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.
We answer what you ask... and by we mean Salk, Holley and special guest Jenny Dell of NESN!
Answering questions, its what we do.
Live from the Winter meetings, questions will be answered.
Kurkjian joins Mut and Merloni at the Winter Meetings to talk about the Red Sox plans on the market. Tim believes the Red Sox are not satisfied with their situation in center and are looking to add a veteran outfielder to the mix.More from this show
Millar sits in with the guys on location in Orlando at MLB's Winter Meetings. He covers all the bases with Mut and Lou on all the Red Sox free agent possibilities and potential trades.More from this show
Buster joins Mut and Merloni live at the Winter Meetings in Orlando. Buster explains that the market for Stephen Drew has cooled off considerably and executives around the league believe he will return to Boston.More from this show
We discuss the comers and goers for the Red Sox and the rest of MLB with former GM Steve Phillips, now of MLB Radio on Sirius XM.More from this show
We discuss the improbable win over the Browns and the loss of Rob Gronkowski with Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick on Patriots Monday.More from this show