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The Red Sox lose the opener

Apr 1, 2014|

The guys started the show by discussing the season opener. No overreactions here.

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You know all over this great land a long hours on this first day of April morning zoo shows everywhere. Are trying to outdo one another with the most outrageous. Yet bail. April fool's. Jokes to see how long they can drag people down this road of credibility. Before they say. A class act at that. April fools we have. Dispatched the idea of suggesting that the Blue Hills was neatly in volcano. And lava is flowing in to Milton. This morning on April Fool's Day we have dispatched the idea. But it prominent city official has died in a car crash that was hilarious we had a real economic Al you have to give kudos to rose to nuts. Came up with that one that was I still laugh at odds it's -- -- -- is I think this Lauper. It's nothing -- -- did public affairs shopping no that's not a bad especially his relatives might be -- yeah. You don't wanna do one from California to a local local city can be sure -- -- -- -- exactly. And I I guess we could we could suggest that some. Venerable broadcast entities. And decided to put a point guard who had nothing to do last night on the air and to play by play I'm sorry color commentary but that's that's beyond the realm block ability. Minute but he was good if you had to listen between the lines silent this solid little give a big. But Comcast real life decision. I just think the producer of wood over the directed the -- agreed to a book. Popping up as much to abuse upon that well yeah -- -- adjustment or -- -- at Portland -- safest place. -- -- -- My -- a couple of command on you have -- -- -- -- -- and to his credit knew this was coming hurt like a couple of days ago interviewed about this he said. I don't want to have to interview him well. For four quarters and that's exactly what he did he had to lag it out you use that -- bill and voice -- -- you you know Michael read it right. Practical Tom Hudson John Henry you know. And important to me. What will run in the port microscope while. That's not Tommy and they Comcast last does does that you know it is yeah it friends job right now I -- and I -- I think he's seen bits about Tommy it's in the when Gina was done. A couple of years ago it was time that I think the same exact date with. Army is still sounds like he's still a lot of stuff. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- A 100% better -- on like an out he's not self notable about it doesn't have that. You know up and down -- I understand that that's the fourth the that's the most difficult thing to do you're right it definitely had the flat line. -- could make him better definitely could I improve him the optic definitely -- Yeah. Well done well done great things I've said hey listen I've told -- your time until people assault. Speak 10% slower than you think is comparable. Like he says that yet he told Greg Hill that he thought he meant 90% of us. What. -- You. Hockey. And block out -- Q Ari back here view rabbit in the -- 10% slower for -- Don't wait for Mike to draw you -- Just re act and respond. To winner is UC on the court it's my guy. Just tell us what you know. And the third thing is I would try to keep the -- definitely some. Place. Under. 150. Definitely definitely definitely definitely definitely not a coincidence this is like until the mid range and it does that sound like round came outside. Definitely -- to what isn't isn't broadcaster and in Indy car. She needs to play it up inflection election down in need it. Laugh occasionally. -- -- that's up the wind that's up and it has gone by the straighter last year to India. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- We would be talking with a -- broadcast last night he wasn't doing. -- if you have somebody else would bill Mallory did you in Chicago on to -- Mallory yeah. Once again will Farrell -- and -- that at that and that that that's way too long for him he couldn't short doses that's 45 minute power. Get Michael Jordan to do it. Doc Rivers mother she goes to games right via the Internet do this this I think. -- walls he would have been better. Yeah. That was -- it was it was it was a fairly positive again he says that. I would I would -- than they need to hire. At the minute I -- that they need to hire that I I I don't put in this kind of context. Don Baylor had a better debut yesterday yeah that Rajon Rondo would stop you it's tough what happen and can yes it hit -- at this time there blocked at first base look did you see the video that's crazy I think five. Is supposed to bend in the middle like is that I mean now maybe double joint like journalists or something now. Now and if -- were -- -- he -- would be back in it and in the game through these opponents surge broke his femur -- at the catching a ceremonial. First pitch. -- guy that can hit nine million times in his career -- -- -- -- you'll -- a thousand times on sports center and everybody everywhere else -- new hitting coach Don -- Was crouched behind the plate to take the ceremonial first pitch as. Vladimir Guerrero. Sort of capped off his retirement. One day contract with the angels he threw out the first pitch when the pitch and reach for the right. And his right why. Bent in half. And broke his -- Is Famer Dick hospital -- he could even stand up after Guerrero throw a couple guys that -- and and almost carry him. Off the field and I I do little research and find out that. He's a survivor of multiple myeloma. He got hit 267. Career is like leading the world. Nobody's that league 12345678. Times. HBP's. Nine times believe it's BP's in the all time. A historical leader in in it by -- in the -- to check the only way I am the only category tribesmen and the only good yes yes also all right. Fourth idol no -- no the first three. I don't know it's just -- and -- -- age music with the state over 300. -- Ron hunt on -- hunt I think yeah he -- all. -- professionals can -- -- I -- I -- -- kept interrupting me I would say there was one category that I know he doesn't leave him. That is people intentionally. Hitting him that. Trophy is retired by. Duplicate is not -- hated -- -- Israel for whatever reason we don't eateries. Put to a 67 for Baylor makes him fourth on the list I guess so who would you say it would be used -- -- it's he was first Ron hunt yet 301. Yeah yeah -- anybody else got a lot he should know it's number one list. -- Jennings sure. You lose it was cool. Started by its 287 number two you should know this. Well Famer duds and it over the plate. Give in other trivia us cardinals game at catcher and second place. -- -- -- jeopardy game would you you don't know pass at her Sergio. She'll Tommy Tucker is third and Don Baylor is for Jason Kendall. Is it real. Yeah and Ron hunt it's. Also broke his leg for my ankle first base the heat off frank Robinson's eighth meaning the nose in ninth. Eleventh is Jason Giambi -- the current active leader. And consuming and those -- played in the Jason Giambi is second all time is going to be first soon all time in it but it is by left and the that's pretty impressive isn't Alex Rodriguez this fifteenth. Second among act play it past everybody in late this year comes back. Asking Lee Jenkins and we -- met I don't know about retirement. -- hit it in this reminds me. Of all would. Interesting and positive and fun things to watch yesterday obviously Sizemore. Is at the top of -- -- the list I was suggested Jerry's. Favorite player ball I'm Alex Gonzales. Being brought into the tiger for defensive purposes. -- -- providing the offense that the tigers needed to win that game. Would be sort of interesting and was not the worst moment other of course and builders by -- an app. How the Milwaukee brewer fans and yes so now -- they know that made me what's a little bit of -- literally not yet. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- I'd like to juxtapose. What happened to -- for Ryan -- yesterday in Milwaukee when he was introduced. And then back it up a number of months. And and some -- Paint the picture that all of these fans I don't know what a sellout is in Milwaukee all of those fans. Seem to forget what it is this lie and cheat and scumbag. Said. At his did not -- press conference. I. -- -- I had done this intentionally or unintentionally I'd be the first one to step up and today. I did it by no means my perfect but if I've ever made any mistakes in my life -- taken responsibility for my actions truly believe in my heart and I would bet my life that the substance. Never answered my bite at any point. -- that is quite a bullet. Yeah that's why he's like games its -- of the double yeah he's gonna burn in hell so that was that was February 2012. And then of course yesterday it was march of 2014. Doesn't sound real when you can does that does that it's doesn't sound like a movie -- -- -- version. Just a little bit outside city crime here good reception that really. Out. These are real life. In the senate Mr. Belvedere. Like a staple on Johnny Carson about thirty. Now probably more how would you mind on he got -- us all a bit easy. He's one of those guys -- baby over under he's got his hands he's allowed to drive cardinals. -- they'll I would say over two O'Grady yes sales were out of engine. Hello. Does that and his attorney that was going to be. Six dogs you. Just heard seventies. That are absolutely the big joke without the aid to the autopsy as it is to debut. It. It is stock offering. -- -- -- Exactly like our but it goes to commercials anymore sitcoms have talk shows. No and the settling into the semi retirement is fine yeah great Major League now hear this and it's what's the difference do you think that he's that solid Jack Daniel's apartment and that was it. In the movie. -- land on his walk the bases loaded on. Well straight pitches. He just wants to outlast -- -- yeah and to get you back next year for one -- and he will as a priest got -- I'm always emphasis is -- -- -- -- Rivera moment ago that'll last year's mammy. Changes such -- -- like twelve years old would point to point 75 years point. So he could never break his record all right so what's your take away from yesterday besides they LLBs. -- all right I asked him based. Blog I know you like to react in the moment overreact to -- to. The more accurately but I -- a baseball guy what it was a good day for the -- it's good to him and that. They get a good start from from Jon Lester. He's the excellent you know get. I'll hit the Orioles nines and rode the nine hits three extra base hits they get 50 -- only one went out their new guy hit a home I don't know if you heard that Grady Sizemore Sonoma and then nine tendons in the three days -- was. You know they have no idea in a input for two years plastered the I don't -- a 161 Atlanta they're now in it was like Roy Hobbs did you see that's at one to boil in Syria. And now apple some. If not for a -- An unfriendly weaned. It would have a couple of home runs and was quote nobody runs. For -- what do you think -- troubled by innocent between -- and number eight troubles Gerri I send Jerry thinks they should give David another year I think he I don't know I feel alarmed now. 00. Like a Red Sox game from last year that lost that war of the starting pitcher Lester was there a lot of close games yeah they just did the map the -- 469. Pitches. And the Orioles a 117. That's a formula for success its -- for long. Known to run -- games but it's what they do and by the way it's wide Jackie Bradley stood there. Like a house on the side of the road to watch strike for because it's ingrained in the minds in the -- -- on national. It was a mistake on Bradley -- a lot of mistakes take the first strike which was a ball. But it was a mistake to take the third straight because it was very suitable and what they needed was hit a -- doesn't tie the game. A walk -- loaded the bases office visit your job right -- not as good as a hit right no matter what they told you Little League Jackie. In that situation. And he's single and that was a very -- pitch was it. Borderline -- -- a little bit tedious but and that's it's not only get to swing to protect yourself projects went cassettes available pitch right. May be the last time you can recall. John Ferrell throwing one of his Red Sox under the bus we call that gave Bobby Valentine -- did did you think of the at the last time he's done that any other time he has done that. May -- centers but -- in the act did not get a grip Freddy last year right now militant. Speaking about that called third strike laws -- strike Errol said strike three was a strike it wasn't up. It was on. The plate I could not believe that he'd have absolute pros and just said in borderline in the way yes. It was borderline would agree I mean that's a ball -- rookies yet. It's a rookie strike I I don't I'm not saying it was a ball was strike but it was borderline go either way. For the Americans to say -- laws that -- tentatively it was a strike strike three was a strike it wasn't up it was on the plate -- liked GB GA or not I guess not. Course that -- that -- it strategy. Stephen Drew the took a third strike. You -- jumper with said that about a fought the ups and not know it has got to protect it in -- country. The game could be an approach that he didn't like that minor league -- -- every -- I applied this Bianca. Address -- basement and it never ever but don't for a veteran you might not get that he might get that call. For Jackie Bradley has the -- not gonna get that call I mean but that's what he does he work the county expenditures he blocks. He gets on base is -- what in his mind is what got a -- I got major leagues. That's what you that's how you advance through the system if you're -- Boston Red Sox player. I understand. What Jon Karl's explanation that all the beat writers you know wrote down and dutifully put in the paper this morning and you can make a case that hunter limited Friday's. To a 141 average in the 3440 yes last year. Thus he did not want Jonny Gomes right hander in there however. At a certain point. -- have to be a little Joseph Morgan. Gut feeling now kind of thing go -- does its third out because. Why is Jackie Bradley there they even won him on the team he was so bad in spring training he was supposed to go to -- This is a god who struggled throughout the entire spring one Jeannette walls trying to power up and -- -- -- His swing was out of whack and made all the since world he was gonna go to Pawtucket. -- it is you know karma back together. And without a day at a bat a step of tech Rhode Island. John Ferrell says. This is the god we are going to Entrust the game to now. If he gets a hit but you say well -- Bradley's fine you can have a great season but did that seem like the guy based so we've seen in recent history that it spring training. To be about spot not how we think Colmes would it. I think you must -- and you know put a swing rallies but this one -- was a good swing do you think Gomes. Music career 2.5 hitter against righty Tommy Hunter against right. I'll try to -- one. Alan and -- Napoli. That's. The -- -- not a big pin from one apple. Could have. Could begin on form bright that's what it's all -- whatever that's Bradley. The Jackie's -- -- good look at it goes I've seen is little. Scared a year ago today after opening day against the Yankees -- that great walk off sabathia and you guys are saying this guy -- cities can be better than friendly and win two UMBPS and give your number nineteen yes and now. Just -- not but if you're a man you look hunt is holding right east 140 on the right things don't get off Tommy -- If you had car on the bench. And available lefty. And it's keeping -- available left the market there. But not. All I get to beat writers credit recent -- tried that alms series means means. Everybody. Needs to be counting the red white and blue sport coats and this one for everybody moment in Miami and Gary. That's right where you that is you're disappointed you wanted -- to -- without a shirt and let me just say this night he got a lot of criticism -- extra support after yes -- what are thought he was in -- -- -- was still -- -- Aaron Davis seat -- -- -- -- against him the other girl asked. Gary is great I want -- to be the guy. Full time off one of Bradford of Bradford they -- decide not to -- -- the right out of work couldn't -- precise problem okay put three together Gary was good. Very good. It's yours to protect budget fix is as good a bloody vest and jacket that was that was -- yeah. They need object and -- Mean Gary can't win I don't think it was bad. Not at all wasn't good bad it was a memorable Gary's bettered his jump forget the looks forget who looks part of this -- is he better than Jimmie -- is it just depends on what gets anywhere and give -- of -- Aaron. Is -- -- sweater she's wearing their Halloween costumes from. Apart and then post -- your physical and -- didn't in this matter and that she's better. Did you see Jenny tweet it out good luck middle Brooks and that she had a picture. Off or a Red Sox he sure yet that she was there she food just the Superman yes on opening day yeah Judah last few issues with the man. It's good question. Because they were in the closet now yeah -- -- this year -- go for three strikeout exhibitors who ski is under a lot of pressure and I thought he's a couple of -- we -- about how. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- A couple of tourists and I was in the lives -- Davis -- they are -- -- -- -- eyes -- Davis should be fine I think to be fine but I get a shot at this it was a scare has Joseph -- -- you saw yesterday good luck will be getting him and he he. It's. He is. A good look him but yet he is -- and area. It meet -- on the economy may be maybe they understand that guys are gonna watch this game anyway we sold out Jenny and they're trying to put some. Eye candy for the broad national public tweet me a couple of ladies that might fall but some -- -- thank you very much I'm okay with -- -- -- and had to write about that but I thought Sarah Davis was in line or elder Duncan. This job too -- to draw or do with a game Friday are right the compare and contrast on you know. I know sort as he knows. What 777579837. Ticker fault calls on this opening day after. Red Sox are edit. The White House and I wouldn't discuss their higher getting mixed reviews it's a mixed reports about that. Suggest that Blue Hills volcano is erupting in lava is flowing in Milton. Well that a prominent city official has died in a car crash I think the smarter the more respect basis where. To celebrate or were. Point out that it's April fools' day is too over the course of this morning point out some sports who ended up being April fool's. When your paper White Sox players and you know. I thought that. No but it isn't a lot of -- -- like to. But I did not become a Sox fan until -- went to Chicago. No I was brought up the why so I end -- and execute a little -- --

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