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Kevin Millar, MLB Network: Red Sox are in a good situation

Jul 26, 2013|

Millar joins Mut and Merloni as the trade deadline approaches and discusses the current situation the Sox are in right now, if they should make a move for a starter, the Dustin Pedroia extension and his feelings on ARod.

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It's a guy who -- more than actually talks to us on Fridays well there's -- alarmingly once a week -- six days. Let let me keep an -- Miguel much yes right now -- -- Lowe should get off the driving range you know -- but the driver back in your bag put the little eight iron back in your bag you know the on the putting green economic player right now that is where you score at -- will be old drive for show that bell is not a joke. -- -- I was terrible I did make one but not one out one and three rounds not even a five footer to save anything so terrible guy that was a joke. Guess I was just that. A little get away for you before you know the final leading up to this trade deadline to approach your work. Well I'm telling you one night I. First round that they do well every -- Austria shot 76 number seven play a little bit about next two days 87 and he wants. Absolutely puke choked it -- yet so it it was a great time Grammy well. And Mary's center corner unbelievable panic at to a country club but. Are there right now I'll walk in her little arrogant and you know I'm 101. Watch much eco shocked the world why we got Pedro Schilling than anything happening at. -- sixtieth place it. Wet aren't so quick let's go about when the puck into a bad you want these guys -- shake a little bit get over a putt and in your -- start to shake because -- -- one that the attempt the spot right now Kevin. So what would have moved on sort slight yeah I'm a better but I'm I'm a smarter on the -- like why you -- nervous interview I start kitten. And the like wrote that sweater he's a body that body hamburger meat sport and check back here. I'm at the tender and then putting up a mark on letter sounds that -- a nervous. You bankrupt it inclement deepen and games seventy -- or any problem five million I'm not nervous it might be -- and I'm I'm -- slaughter. Yes yes that that is Celek what determines that I voted to this -- -- right is no there's no let. Do little but that's a -- they got. Our club that kind of bullet over the country club we just put the player behind like pocket and now. You don't make it nine inch -- down under about or -- arable. I listened as they'll give me sit up and give it to you the American League east and given. A lot of one point two into the schedule with the rays are going to break but you saw up close and personal here. This rotation now stop somebody gay cop back to maybe Fausto what do you wanna call believes it's the deepest rotation -- teams ever had the best rotations event and it had some good -- Yeah you're right I mean -- they get out there and catch that thing about would forget about parades. We talk about David Price and talent and -- cop when he -- back all the guys they have write him or not -- they all are. You know it's funny this team -- like third and MLB. In it in and was quick runner and scored just I was like really I would look at what they also. And they got the street by the way they're they're 93. The last. Point two games or whatever what but and that's what Longoria hit a buck 68 last week -- need to whatever ones so. This team it's important I think that's the thing about it is we talk about their kicking. And their pitching. But you get out there you don't know who it is but. Beckett and the Duke at John -- -- that about -- -- in the big leagues a put guys into position to succeed. Lot of guys are seeing now is will Myers Kevin took forever to break them up I was curious when you watch him hit. Do you see a guy that continued as the rest of the way and end with Longoria kind of be that. Middle of the order that can keep the offense -- where it's been which surprise league good so far this year. Yeah he's gonna need some dirt like she see that the potential to -- good looking kid he's got some lanky got along great all muscles. A lot but no batting out got a wiry type -- So I mean there's some holes you're gonna see some. Some holes and strike out up there right -- your rookies and -- got some leverage also. He's got some on the -- that -- he keeps getting better and North Carolina court really nice kid. And -- keep working hard in this game you know eat eat get a little bit. You know to high talent but don't Q well I got in there and -- from a guy like -- or -- the best keeper -- same level that. Even with their run the Red Sox still have the -- and the albeit a half of game going to Baltimore here. Every look at this team with a new as a Clay Buchholz came -- maybe September he'll be back in this rotation ever felt like starting pitcher was indeed in. And now maybe I'd do with the asking price seems to be a lot which -- -- in the Red Sox needs help part of it go to get that star. Yet I think they're gonna go out to speak right before the deadline but a lot of lot of lot of moves happen and I'll get it down on the little overrated that each. It's like all soccer person my goodness you know -- -- clear waivers got to get a deal lot of deals go on August also the players got to go waivers and you know whatever. I think -- clock surrogate situation they lost five of their last eight their offense a little bit -- accurately -- guys -- more -- The shut down anybody I like this club I don't think they got to go -- make his -- dramatic move. Just to make a movie like Jake Peavy account whispered a little bit or whatever. Kind of pitched to keep playing playing ball and get out Lackey back. A -- pitched a bit better yet -- got to step up brought so. Q what happens right now -- nobody got to go -- make a move right now pitching well we quite got back healthy -- and you know you look forward. We're talking to Campbell argue -- of scatter report follow up on TV we see and I I think peavy I still think god it was hurt Kevin a lot of his career missed a lot of time. It is civic -- sailor -- and a cattle we need this guy is is -- a pitcher. That would be towards the top of the rotation a legitimate guy in a playoff series could help you out in a best of seven. You know we get our -- mark as he's pitched twelve years in the big leagues he's been injured a batter I don't think -- peaked yet every want to be back in San Diego. You know that grunt and -- Miguel Turkey probably -- sure the White Sox but I understand that you know he's he's got a lot of -- term arm is the heart and help the well I love Jake Peavy. I love the heart of -- line. I do some hope he's right here right now you don't see it. We have Ryan Dempster saint I've seen are the line but. He's got Dempster out the first three years where they got 9596. That's the same like peavy they're veterans they're -- -- that they don't hear any big spot. But do you need Jake Peavy you're right that second that's our biggest hole -- seconds out the door. The Red Sox are going -- L -- for two weeks and economic -- boats at -- -- Arnold goes about somebody or you want about the eighty. It is not done yet but right now I think this -- pretty good. They don't have to make a whole big black effect. Published here is Kevin young and they do on national games you've had guys an intentional talk he'd interviewed people -- What is your relationship been over the last few years in the media with a guy like Ryan brought in what was your reaction when you heard news. I got help you built a lot with a lot of people you know are really you know I think at times because -- -- that -- that there -- going to be at some point. If false positive. You know. And so I thought this was one of those situations you know the way he has hair slicked back in that beautiful sure dog he's a great speaker good looking young man. You know I felt for open in -- there is gonna be a false test that's positive and maybe this is a -- and ultimately he wins on a technicality. On the sample that was an overnight it within 24 hours that it Penske they -- a technicality that the Major League Baseball was kind of Matta we're gonna we're gonna -- pro Duke and they and they did a good job would go to richer and bigger job staying up opposite situation because. Ultimately. It was a failed test. The defense side -- camp went back technicality. And now all the -- chances come out and now they have a time evidently you know what brought in a very Smart move -- -- Let's make it -- go anywhere and for the -- standpoint that strike brought out this. For the Milwaukee Brewers organization what do distraction what a tragedy season ticket holders get a chance to buy all the tickets are brought it stinks. But hopefully they can move forward as an organization. And stark when he next year and the -- brought situation outlook he'll. Well I think a lot of New York fans -- will be -- about Alex Rodriguez near here and now. Baseball what you look in a lifetime ban for this guy I'm curious Kevin Fay Vincent not -- her former Commissioner of Baseball. Came out said the only way baseball really fixes this right. -- big goal lifetime ban first offense just like gambling a Pete Rose gambled your out of baseball for Goodyear out of the game. Forget it would you be in favor of a lifetime ban first offense for a steroid PD user out of the game out of the game for good. Why not why not you wanna gamble or you wanna stick around have guys that they are Smart that system and let's try to be clear -- -- square -- Just do things right now moved forward. Okay I own a company -- and you get in and around the owner. And and you're electrocuted W smoke marijuana which destroy out here and actually -- some -- -- on twice a week that means you can't smoke marijuana -- -- You can't not take those magical pillow he can't go. Just don't smoke marijuana and didn't have a job so to saint -- -- baseball. We can't -- we are we are hearing about this series but clearly game you can't do anything can do here hamper life and how he's -- trust me. -- is -- -- can look like -- like before -- put someone their body you'll hear this I didn't know I was misinterpreted. Because it costs -- million dollar next time. Yeah I agree with you did some deter these guys because obviously they feel the running or 5050 game -- but it cuts albeit a Melky Cabrera still get seven and a half after being suspended. You know from Toronto be asking more about that Iraq situation because it is -- -- New York you get cash for coming out called the mr. Rodriguez in statements and -- gold conference SL which sound will play -- here in a little bit after Kevin but. Did the whole thing he wants to be back on the field he tells him -- -- and he says he's not it's just a circus tent over there they rot. It's -- -- load they shouldn't do this through the media they actually inside the Yankees on Iraq's side and why don't you have grown man flying in behind the scenes and -- talk about stop. But they're arguing like behind the media and an an -- a -- Iraq it's an MRI -- by his doctors. Yankees say now on you because you want outside their doctor means and yet they're doctors saying -- respect that they're in o'clock o'clock that clean MRI. Yankees don't want to come back -- wanted to hear all the stuff that we shouldn't be. Because that amount Rodriguez -- I have to go in our bank about it you know acquire a player like right -- and how that regard Brian I am out Rodriguez with a purple lips aren't you let -- without. Let's figure it out because I want to play I'm healthy and that you're trying to act like I'm still hurt because you want to -- -- so that's the that's the thing -- to -- -- to all the media. Because night at eight at eight misunderstood and misinterpreted. I think they need to solve the situation but -- LP. The new York and why would you like out -- back. It's a perfect -- -- only became worse and seven games out and you air out and out there are solid but. They kind of -- out firing -- may be back. Get in on this I'm curious your response when he heard about Dustin Pedroia is extension to keep near the Red Sox so that is age of 38. He gets about a hundred million dollars and looks like he's going to be here for a long time Kevin. Actually in the dark periods that they're true -- an amateur status right now. Dustin Pedroia played this game. Which -- fear of losing his job we don't see that anymore players -- somebody's -- picnic eight. -- on your lap he won 75. Or Latin school or strike out you're on your. Couldn't get paid 1259 dollars you don't and. Dustin Pedroia -- brings a refreshing. Play to this game didn't generate and we plan he played in your job. An actual weight sport we played -- air. He's very -- he prepared and that's what got you want you're a light and how well the signing -- either at such a great job of understanding that. So many intangibles you bring besides. Forty home runs aren't -- RBIs. He brings that leadership we have to change the car repair tech at the cap and I am looking at best and Pedroia the new captain congratulate -- sucked into what -- Well besides you selling my mother on the radio Lisa smoked marijuana Kevin is a good conversation today appreciate that is always talking next week. Just an example bought alcohol -- not -- Pretty clear. An idea I'm my mom Allen call Campbell mark clear that up. I Campbell -- brought the bike voted tractor corporation and by commonwealth mortgage -- joins us right here. On the ATP hotline AT&T forgy LTB. With speeds up to ten times faster than three G it's AT&T rethink possible and of course. Campbell our results you bought -- -- great friends that golf Smith. We'll get a break come back your phone calls to -- but it follow up on this. -- situation for talked our buddy Dan Duquette were about to Duke talk about a team in the playoff race he will join as at 1245. It's much -- Sports Radio the -- -- --

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