Dec 7, 2012|
Big Papi joins Mut and Kirk to talk about the Red Sox recent signings coming off the winter meetings. He also comments on reports that Youkilis could end up in a Yankees uniform.
Transcript - will not be 100% accurate
-- -- will get some of phone calls here but a big event coming up this weekend in the Dominican it's the fifth annual David Ortiz celebrity golf classic. And by vitamin water David Ortiz ice at the join us from the Dominican just had a day or so away. From the event today about the great auction items David Mike can knock Kirk your Boston power you. Here you don't how's the weather for this thing this weekend we get picture perfect golf weather what. Well today. Is supposed to rain later but the more I think it's supposed to resigning. -- -- It's always sunny in those parts is it's sunny for you was a Red Sox player after some assigning your -- made last couple days. Since the right thing bloody. We've put in. Lending and insanity and the players and and and in. That you. Good to start winning game. Have you talked to cherry -- Fowler and these guys how realistic is this conversation. And with Josh him figured anything about this. No. We do have been a little disconnected. I've been dealing with the executive that we get going on about it and now. The there's some stuff well. What happened this past week about. I mean. The two players. But our anatomy in the movie well. One of the players people asked us about David is Mike Napoli guy who hit a ton of home runs for Texas good -- in the right cited seems like. He's gonna protect UN in the line up in the order how important -- that is somewhere in the middle Wheeler to have a respected hitter behind you so that you do get some pitches did. It is fear of this division every year but it doesn't. If you went -- on the other that we did that plane who. -- -- and investment in his delivery and a. Out what was it what would how would you feel if you heard it sounds like it might happen if Kevin Youkilis from San with the New York Yankees. -- terrible that that night you know. There's -- boy this assists while the guys that I always. Here for them and and you know this this this is our careers -- -- get the point where. There's not all of located between the ball move viewed opportunity in the -- that. And it seemed Lleyton Hewitt is the one now right now was born in war being an you -- -- for them so. I was switching to love and a bit -- an -- Would you have ever could you have seen yourself at this point negotiations if the Red Sox had gone introducing yourself site with the Yankees or as a is a guy who play the Red Sox forever that the real tough to do. And anymore. It's. Then another two years and having him full don't. Wanna keep it that way. But if let's say if you didn't sign the deal with the Yankees been part of the conversation David. That's because they would on this speak -- so important experience. And Baghdad the opportunity. The results. -- premier concert and I don't have to think about that haven't been about in I don't know what to tell you right now -- -- -- -- -- You the other guiding your team's acquired your last day or so as many guys faced in Koji or horror he pitched upper Texas pitched in Baltimore. I'd remember facing him he's been a -- pretty effective out of the bullpen the American League. But what you wanted to sit brigade so we'll. Not Koji or horror we our bullpen. Guy you guys just -- what are your bullpen -- you faced before the American League. -- Well -- think guys that he's acting I continued on people you know you don't on being special. -- you can and be pride we have way he know how to keep theater of the bomb. Which which is the reason why you get news. And that's sort of reduce inventory write -- today get hitters out. He's one of the wrong. What time David is Bobby Valentine's flight data and down there Padilla term this weekend and bought an -- puppet like and -- yeah. Hole where this you know you know all you there's no hard and there's been giving myself on kinda. Baghdad and I'd like to turn the occasion and keep the line moving so. We. Right now. Going to reveal we got a new man you again that it. I mean here we. The rest. -- and he did nothing to do. While he was quite a bit of indecision. And I'm pretty sure that. You know very much what we need to do to. Have a better team cement here without entered in and a hopefully everything goes well with him. Fabulous. Physically David how are you right now with the utilities. Get a better get a very pay I'm improving some of the doctors down here. Home less. We. And they follow me that I am I moving forward the way it'd take me to do -- these people working. In his report that rob Bradford is covering of the event down there is eaten all right he's create an integrated with the others are. There's a report David he's eaten all the shellfish. At the event you had to send out working to confirm or deny that force today. Hey you got it you guys didn't have really really outstanding pick out a government report. I thought that we figured that. Hot you're event this week at a star studded. Or tonne of a celebrity's that are going to be a part of this and then on top of that the people get involved with here. Out locally is the auction items I'm seeing batting practice with you I'm seeing a launch date with Heidi watney MLB network analyst I got Celtics package year. What -- -- -- most of the width as a batting practice the what does that entail some once batting practice with you David what do they win. If it if it. That yet as good as vehicles because they could. There's no way it. Yeah we have we you get to -- spring training and and -- right and let the guys that very much like the -- put it to work to get to know my teammates and everyone. And you know we had -- People getting comfortable. Around me in a run everyone's so. There's a lot of good things in mind. People click on the rebuilding those -- -- -- dart boards glass or 2000. You can you can see all the help that we got going on the management. And very there's been I think. People we have on. -- in the -- that we haven't had been and always remember that it involved well suited. And well we've we've let the people. Combing through them and then -- And hopefully. People get with a group reported that. I'd say it's a great event and a great cause your children's fund and take place this weekend auction itself. I'll we'll tell you wore out that the and we appreciate taken a few minutes -- block -- keep the shell -- away from Bradford we'll talk you talk to -- spring training. I guess thanks to you David Ortiz joining us on the AT&T hotline AT&T forgy LTE with speed that the ten times faster than three G. It's ATT rethink possible batting practice with Ortiz. Launched eight. With Heidi watney thanks MLB network yeah. Well are you kidding me analyst yeah. Host what would you consider -- would doctors would not wondered why can't police -- analysts right Heidi watney solstice talks have such issues as six what's the -- partners. Behind the scenes tour of fox NFL studious Howie Long nice. Boston -- VIP ticket package. Ran a quick -- what's it like that experience at Fenway including a chance to throw out the first pitch in a game. Audience on Cole played get away now the dollar shopping spree. Five narrow slot plane tickets to while Coldplay concert their Mohegan stay overnight as well. Other web site is events dot org slash Ortiz auction that is events dot org slash Ortiz auction. I closes December 8 which is tomorrow at -- knew he got about a day left to bid on the stuff. It's a very cool stuff but to bid on as part of that are here this week would get a break come back to you what's on tap big show 2 o'clock 937 WE yeah.
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