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Derek Lowe: Breaks down Clay Buchholz's start

Sep 11, 2013|

Derek Lowe joins Mut and Merloni to discuss Clay Buchholz's start last night and to reminisce about his time as a member of the Red Sox.

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All right most fans back whoever takes a look into the ground now placing the ball and glove right arm dangling had a sign. Lanky righthander is ready troops move matches one on both the second thing is cents a there are -- -- -- -- -- They know there's -- all the oil around then let my. The first no hitter and live by a Red Sox pitchers and good morning then in 1960. Time. -- big moment for Red Sox fans smuggler 937 WEEI big moment last night. In Tampa. I've made his broadcast debut sit -- Don Marcelo. They're O smoothie in the Booth together Derek Lowe and -- out Martinez for awhile there -- Derrick Low joins us on the eighteenth the hotline there are no. I would go would submit to it was a I would say -- outlook -- do you know when the first call. They felt. So what it did it -- it would open note. You know talent -- economic outlook for global and it's nine innings of three hours of your average average department bank. C'mon -- low piece a cake for you back -- tell last night. It media area Pedro in a Booth with you would -- all in all work and. Yes it was he was it longer than. Easier but I knew it was great I mean I think it's. In -- I think incurred. Three months right now and it was good because. You know get back around guys and it's climate I felt like a repeal of Ian Mac tip -- -- the reds and called while no pants and in the back against the wall you know it was. It was it was different feeling but. A little loose -- -- -- -- street he buckled back Panama on an old you know people are. Didn't even know what they're really given it was fantastic. Well let me start with this Derek because remember in 1997 when you -- tech trader over their Pataki and Libby talking about. The the conversation as I've mentioned this before -- of people believe -- not but we get the pudgy catcher in this nice soft throwing lefty from Seattle. The true number when they thought that you were left the. 100%. And we were in Colorado Springs -- and -- and I got traders and so we -- back -- the hotel and did you know -- -- -- element call it doesn't. You guys are -- islanders -- things about cities earlier. You know our own Paul left and and you're -- you're not there yeah I think that rolled all the catcher but. -- straight -- and every year weirdest or he would do you do the right organization group group about that time -- young players. We accelerated and that line and got to know. Much about you know the history of Boston you know -- tires and grown up but. What you got there and pan and great places the best place like bill. So how does that work when a general manager -- calls you a soft throwing lefty do you correct them on the phone dark at eleven find out -- -- scouts that you're actually right hander. But yeah I did not correct them and that it was. Okay -- we're gonna roll that you know eventually apart figure out them right and but. Yeah it was it was an interesting phone call to that you know said that clearly I mean he brought a new era and it is met by. You know only it was a great run you know and -- will tell you lose a lot of fun political games. Basketball -- buckles last night because CI. I didn't expect him to come off the -- -- much time and be as sharp as he did I thought it would be is third Forestar you probably evaluate him but. Last night and I know you've seen a pitch -- few bad teams -- against him or not but. I just marvel at the fact he's got like five pitchers Derek in -- -- now where he's got four more to go to. He did a great job you know. You know I've I've it is immunity -- that -- we have that many. You know it politic time -- all of them involved in the if you. Agree cutter last night -- -- a select and he's too old you won the lottery inside the left and it kind of got back in the Al. And we have that many pages in this theater it's hard to two and a look for one he did a good job of taking both sides. But the bottom line up at night and only once seven years after his first who have months and wasn't -- that out struggling eat. He backed security gains it. In a matter of time to get out there and it's being worked Italian league Arabic bursting with you to get here Abdullah you know a 123 inning. Those Great Britain -- he got to the fifth inning. It's a two run lead hold onto it and workable and -- -- great job. You mentioned you're getting ahead of some of the hitters I'm curious Derrick as you were prepared for your first broadcast what you look at Paul was -- more about the velocity. -- buckles last night more about the control was the main thing you were focused on prepare for that game. -- -- -- -- And no you know even when your make it starts every body's not always that so your main -- starting pitcher -- how that cannot that was. Good look into in the -- on it in Canada. Using your breaking ball and you know I think that's always the strong and -- when you've been out I know me. My rehab start -- people don't understand although all -- hard do you know Barca. -- what you have been. But. Like most -- got better as. As the game went on and it was great that he didn't have to you know even -- with you know -- an 8590 pitches that they are talking about is able come out earlier -- that. He's probably guilty -- all sorts today but. By not much have you got that maybe 9599. United front its limit. You when he first came up music for seem curveball changeup and the two seam fastball and cutter and he can actually throws. Cutter slider right different sides of the plate at times but that two seam fastball Lotta peoples is Josh -- it was so successful you know lefties. But we all know started this thing that was Derek -- against Terrence long right right when did the -- shot you know what I'm saying in the Cuba remember that one but that it's so effective. He had cut cut we've been there but it's. Exciting. -- -- -- It is a great -- meaning it's your only meant squat position the obvious one way I'm not if you can allow you -- maybe a little bit. -- -- you'll have to be buying into the simply cannot go to general area. And just cattle at the movement of the ball vehicle but there -- some let me back it'll slider had no idea of course I'd slept eight. You know people you can show guys. And -- -- arm angle how they step for other bill you know everyone has different stuff but. You know if you king incorporated -- -- you know your repertoire like at. -- -- excellent or what you need to have a you know a good sport seem to bought the and then I think hit it. He's got a picture I think that's what -- do that occurred not at our Albert -- -- being -- picture card and your career. We're talking former Sox pitcher Derek will be back in the boot tonight on NASA and Red Sox and -- middle game. Other three game series if it people were surprised by -- last night the season's surprise there on this team. Has got to be Koji who we are you know out of apple and this is a guy that. You know got 1234. Again last night is not give up a base voter and forever has its amazing streak going. But he doesn't seem to throw all that hard what what is it about him when you watch him pitch that makes him so good. You know. I had blocked -- there is no budget numbers electorate when you see guys that had a number that you're expecting. You Rhode Island nine cyclists that's all that with a unhittable slider and all the and he looked up and 8889. Straight that all the way. I think you know popular people the number one thing is it is there has to be unbelievable deception is when you're growing at those speeds. You know it's it's obviously makes it more difficult disorder drove it. Unbelievable I mean what seven hit a walk demonstrated but it PlayStation go out there in your book book book threw one ball yesterday to get -- guys out. But again there's got to be detection and I think confidence not a magic he met an -- you have -- -- -- epic for. It would even got kind of bounce around your clothes and new start and end this team -- it for young guys you know and in workmen in Britain and Della Rosa and Webster now and then you've got a couple starters right into brought in depth to that that might help -- -- playoffs. How tough this is -- is it is it easy for some offer for others. I think -- -- -- the -- person you know I think some people can only start and only relief you know it is hard to bounce back but. And we look at it they've luck lost they're eight and nine. Injured early in the season -- not that devastate. On the way to the hole. -- that's why you -- are so important -- and that's why did adult speeches preacher may not make this -- -- we may need everybody in fiscal policy and and -- think. Young guys bought into it went down. And in got better. Not that it unfairly and he's got confidence in all these guys that come people see that you're going to be everybody and used the starter they'll start they're quite an. An epic -- and and but they they set themselves up for a great stretching and what a turnaround in the last year what they were relaxed here. I'm Ed as a pitching yourself you know I'm just pitch couple months ago when you look at this line up Derek I'm sure. The year. You look at it it's okay how -- I attack this lineup you know wells -- on in their last night Pedroia bat lead off is there an approach it would take is it as simple as. What David Price did just try to throw first pitch strikes and avoid fallen behind some of these guys who grind out at bats. One night that's -- yeah I agree I think you know. Picking them three months ago or a lot of warning. I'm not. Got him out of the -- the you look at the planet in a -- mortal right and it got dark to their strengths are inside you know and I think. It that's what strike -- so important because early account of the other. I'm looking for something inside to drive especially in -- part of that Walt locals but. Yeah I think when you're -- when you're facing a team that issue of the union that's gonna make -- -- or expenses current bet. Strike one he -- up about. Flip it and make them more aggressive but -- -- -- to blow -- -- they're gonna if -- -- already into the slavery and and so price last night I mean he has great stuff regardless. Yet he can be especially against you know -- -- like this that aggressive and you the prospect on immediately did job. It there Arabs want to presume is looking here from 2002. To 2011. For God's sakes and I don't think you missed a start. You know what was -- about was -- just some guys aren't just made like that disease physical mental that type thing late year. I think it's. I think it the Lotta luck involved in -- I think. You know and I'd I think was I wanted to work harder possibly could. So I gave myself every -- Lotta people do that you know it is there is there's some -- there's genetics involved. Maybe it'd be the way you roll. United play I think it's hardly at all before it got drafted you know I came into professional baseball -- -- forty innings right my army that help. But there's certainly some luck but. You know I learned it well you know it took me took time to incorporate a really good. Routine the only name and had to be hard and so I learned that ends -- where that. But again it's an abrupt Auroio you know he learned a lot from -- Chris -- that you hear back enough you know. Late night you people out -- about how to work in and brought them to myopic view this article career. Well you spent eight years year was there any hesitancy put on the Yankee uniform. I had that point I mean well you know diet now without. You know you're you're you're sitting at all Watson -- -- game on TV but. You know he's by no means you and I went there. I acting and it did the same thing and when Boston or else particularly dumb. And not major. Albright came in Africa and I really order how about that he wasn't part of him I'll I'll equipment they'll red you know there's no doubt. The -- you know he's spent eight years there you had so many great memories. -- you wanna you know -- championship. And it was a great waited for it to leave your time at all or you know what they would the championship and I've always bad and so -- Orman not packed full cost games. In -- seventeen years so long long time because of free time news that. But look let's handicap now to -- even go down even lower. Triple by its triple bogey molest or complain about myself how bad is that we give yourself. Seven out of park or reclaimed by. A pick a Mulligan already the -- on a lower. You got to college and enter a -- out of a 500 or seven by myself. No it did not -- -- done in Florida. I don't do well on the seat but does it mean that the water. -- fluctuate -- the gets on the work connecting on C on the -- import -- hope that -- Matt and myself we should be good English. And Iowa what is are still doing get are still a lot of bad -- -- rental clubs -- that -- care pink lady get him out there with. It Latvia. The home birthday. Talked little about seven days ago and -- believe that there I rolled down a warning. Cricket that these 352 or read the protocol that would dynamic in the lobby. What we're leaving at 230. Battle that he got to hand it to Britney let me first eight. All that Santonio what do you what do Tebow had teaming. That's a bad team guy. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Argument to talk -- -- Great stuff -- Derek glow we joins us here on the eighteenth the outline ATT the nation's fast is now the most reliable forgy LT. At 37937. I was great last night I don't know what to expect I've not been spent a lot -- I wasn't you know at that point. Covering any teams on 0304. -- went and spent a lot time around Eric. You know he took -- lot of talk show fodder about Derrick he seemed to. You know he seemed to deal with that okay but I don't know how would be in the Booth that was great -- what I like a lot of what he's just he's he's not far removed from Noah used pitch and this year so. Most these guys a lot of -- going up against at one point or another -- that side of kind of what he would do. Right how he would attack it and I like that that's kind of because he's still pitching the ball left to get after -- of all he leaves the -- I've got that first day on the job. Pastor worst suit says social tells them what time ten medium in the hotel lobby. And leaves and a lot of bad. That's bad let's do this we'll get a break come back. Since word of position now. We're mlb.com. Says it is 100% chance I'm reading directly from their website their stats. 100% chance the Red Sox make the I'll be 100% -- also -- during the break they haven't mathematically clinch anything but it says 100% chance. That they -- in -- that give the 102 of the chip market doesn't say it's in the gonna win the division but a 100% chance they're gonna against the playoffs. Can we start to look at the wild card and you wanna see -- here. The number one -- with these playoff races look like we'll do that next.

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