Jan 3, 2013|
Kirk, Rob and Alex talk with Alex Cora about what Javier Vazquez might bring to the Red Sox pitching staff.
Transcript - will not be 100% accurate
Is out score -- keeping howry. You know I tell you guys. Not too bad not too bad out you are you were general manager of how bosque real close down in. What what you know in case you don't know -- -- he only wanted to take an actress and I can say that well as you noted. Very successful season down there and Javier Vasquez is on your pitchers now. With reports of the Red Sox will be looking at him I guess we're hoping for a a scout report how we looked out for you. Well actually. -- You can or can't sit there and it academic support Elton -- -- -- about. After the regular seat and an occasion as is -- has been an abrupt and obviously you know. He's been part of law and even if you are important to I would pick and -- actually and I don't lob it up you know -- -- you know our. Is it out like a regiment. What important retirement. You know Ortiz are playing tennis and didn't. It's hard to are not out there and -- just -- or help you out just to do it you know lineup. Well and he wanted to pitched where were you -- in the WDs seem pleased are -- and and knock apart and you know he's hoping. Yeah you know. Every every competitor now and August at the Japan -- LP and you know Iguodala continued at all to see when he pitches and could be a great restart and dispute as well welcome and. I was us was gonna ask you obviously you know this been well reported that. The Red Sox have shown interest there you scout tomorrow's start but have you noticed a lot of teams a lot of -- especially as he's. Has success going through this year. Yeah you know -- I -- You know the Washington national -- -- guy that he let out. I'm in Toronto Blue Jays. -- -- tomorrow I'll do it for us you know. Obviously again what are we would like I'll repeat the competition is a lot better now you know all more intense. So -- -- -- -- comes out he'd be actual people that is great it's. -- -- -- -- -- And all that you know -- -- -- let up on people you know he's got to want to pitch you know money. Welker and did contract he'll get into the equation. A right -- -- pitch or people WBZ. Your core ago. Alex when you say that he's looking good that he's looking healthy what kind of stuff are you seeing from him at this juncture how close is it to what he was. He was working with and -- in the major leagues. Well you know hey it doesn't -- actually it -- -- -- out or not -- 2011. And how -- the first. You know do a lot of people would doubt you know what you you looked -- -- -- cutter I know how you incredible heart and obviously. He competitor -- you repeat to wind up. You know these seem like you repeat every every continent are not. Like god and I'm -- GM aren't talent scout you know short Clark County out of it and well you got a Little Rock. But -- good -- we needed to strike it hurts quite broad but when he's probably the bowl. -- -- -- like dues right now you know he's -- at -- because you can't strike. The guy you had on your team earlier years in zero interview Renato a Red Sox prospects. What are your impressions of him before he got hurt. You know a reporter before you know. Uttered you know I I -- -- that he wants page you know he. These people and pretty. You know and I'll -- -- you are not he got here actually the person to practice. And you went great reward now you know -- -- you know -- you thought it would look very willing to do so what are we need to do subplot is an out you can see. Why you would I brought up big it's just a matter of them LP you know I thank god. I don't know what I want to play tennis and the lawyer could play. He's probably gonna come into it a matter cramp and I like that as -- LB Eric Booker couples is and and every quarter and important. -- she appreciated governments of your time in good luck with the doesn't assume luck with -- -- first front Aqua could pick. Best Dixon fancy title the Red Sox. -- -- -- a nice products.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss Rob Gronkowski's meeting with the media on Friday. Gronk said he doesn't anticipate changing the way he plays, noting that he wants to "keep smashing and dashing."
Julian Edelman joins Merloni, Fauria, and Benz after Patriots training camp.
We return to our weekly segments with the one and only Peter King of MMQB and NBC's Football Night in America.
Jackie Mac joins the guys to discuss her thoughts on a possible mid-season tournament in the NBA, LeBron's return to Cleveland, trade rumors with the Celtics and Red Sox, and Darrelle Revis' contract situation.
Jackie MacMullan of ESPN Boston to talk about the Lebron James Saga, the possibility of Rajon Rondo being traded, and the future of Marcus Smart.
Former coach of Celtics 1st-round pick Marcus Smart, Travis Ford joins MFB to talk about what Celtics fans should expect from the strong point guard. Among other things, Coach Ford says Smart will be a hard worker, and will improve his shooting ability.
Kevin Millar joins Merloni, Fauria, and Benz to discuss David Ortiz, Dustin Pedroia's struggles, and Jon Lester's contract.
Texas Rangers General Manager, Jon Daniels, joins Rob Bradford and Alex Speier to discuss the upcoming trade deadline.
Rob Bradford is joined by WEEI.com Bruins beat writer DJ Bean, as well as Boston sports fan/blogger Turtleboy to talk all things Bruins free agency. With the B's recent moves, the conversation turns to where the Bruins might next turn and what kind of dent losing Jarome Iginla and Shawn Thornton might make.
DJ discusses Shawn Thornton's new deal, and the on going negotiations with Jerome Iginla
DJ Bean joins the program to dismiss the recent rumors that the Bruins are in discussions to trade Brad Marchand to the Sharks for Patrick Marleau
Kirk breaks down the media criticism he has received.
The stories of the day brought to you by Kirk Minihane
Dino, Meter and Kirk discuss the light punishment given to Ray Rice by the NFL.
Kevin Millar joins Merloni, Fauria, and Benz to talk about David Ortiz, the struggles of Dustin Pedroia, and the Jon Lester contract.
Patriots Wide Receiver Julian Edelman joins Merloni, Fauria, and Benz after Patriots training camp.
Given the recent Ray Rice suspension, many people are comparing it to Josh Gordon getting suspended for repeated drug abuse. Tim Benz doesn't think this is a fair comparison. He explains why.
We discuss the return of Rob Gronkowski, his comments to the media today, and what a healthy (or unhealthy) Gronk will mean for the 2014 Patriots.
We discuss the suspension of Ray Rice, and how the act he committed certainly seemed like it warranted a harsher penalty from the strict front office of Roger Goodell.
We tackle four topics, all sparked by our interest in the story about the Browns fan peeing on Art Modell's grave this past week.
Mut and Villani are talking about whether the Red Sox will give Jon Lester the type of contract he is looking for, or whether they might be shopping him with rumors of the Red Sox scouting Cole Hamels.
Mut and Villani are talking about the MLB All Star Game, Adam Wainwright and Derek Jeter, and what are some of the worst ideas in sports.
With the trade deadline looming, the next few days will be defined by how teams value prospects -- and their potential long-term contributions -- against big leaguers with established track records who can address immediate needs. Are prospects being valued accurately? Red Sox left-hander Andrew Miller -- once one of the two key chips that sent Miguel Cabrera from the Marlins to the Tigers -- assesses the matter.
A compelling case can be made that July 24, 2004, represents as significant a landmark as any date in modern Red Sox history. On that day, a memorable brawl between the Red Sox and Yankees served as a catalyst for an epic 10-9 walkoff victory for the Red Sox over New York and indomitable closer Mariano Rivera, a game cited by many members of the 2004 team as pivotal in Boston's first championship run in 86 years. Ian Browne, who covers the Red Sox for MLB.com and authored Idiots Revisited, discusses the landmark game.
With Training Camp starting this Thursday and the August Draft Season inching closer, Jim Hackett and Pete Davidson are ramping up the Fantasy Football content to meet the demand! Today’s podcast gives an in depth look at Pete’s Top 50 Wide Receivers Article that is LIVE on WEEI.com right now. Pete breaks down the receivers by Tiers and the podcast gives full analysis of those Tiers and the players who occupy these spots and why. Get prepared for your drafts and enjoy!
We discuss the return of Rob Gronkowski, his comments to the media today, and what a healthy (or unhealthy) Gronk will mean for the 2014 Patriots.More from this show
Kevin Millar joins Merloni, Fauria, and Benz to talk about David Ortiz, the struggles of Dustin Pedroia, and the Jon Lester contract.More from this show