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Kevin Millar, MLB Network, John Lackey will not pitch for league minimum in 2015, 5-9-14

May 9, 2014|

Kevin Millar joins the show to talk about Johnny Manziel, the confidence of Xander Bogaerts, the Orioles potent offense, and the John Lackey contract situation.

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They -- back to 500 and they got a big series this weekend against the Rangers. The Red Sox not loot 937 WEEI. The Johnny -- -- of MLB network Kevin Allard joins us he's brought to you by air rest restoration specialists and by -- and smoke shop and he joins us. On the eighteenth the hotline Kevin Martin Lou are you. More. Lot of low low low road and mode even -- big brown and ultimate brown didn't get picked on optically when. That's big -- I know roses all about her I loved the Indians loves the browns. I'm a -- what your cowboy different. No not not cowboys fan I want it to be honest with you -- operator France LA raiders you know there and they are not -- But but then from that point on. Patriots I'm a patriot advocate of the -- member Tom Brady's voice come over Troy Brown's. Bruschi they'll come over and hang out a little -- -- You know actually -- -- with a hammer out here that run they had backed -- -- they're both real oral five. So -- you know I rooted for the patriots all the way through a little bit -- ravens also you know got you know are all out of Orioles. Great group of guys and Flacco so pretty -- you count. Rely on some stuff stuff stuff stuff -- spirit if you're -- -- -- You have great sounds you hear your sons are are you kids out to get -- looks and their mother they are allowed to be fans. Other Red Sox and the Orioles we know they are that you cannot be a fan as a grown adult. The two biggest rivals in the AFC the patriots -- -- and you got it. That you've played for our ball Flacco Brady and Belichick. I got relation -- -- -- way hotter Flacco so I wrote the pictures or. A picture question Harbaugh it public can't cooler impala checks on now you -- only is our boss -- Speaking outright picking up you know I I -- I -- out checks cut out for sure so now there's an all he actually strike up. It was Robert Russo or telecheck here and back early -- -- wife Barbara on. Chicken I'm like I'm lingering during the term right now I think that global. I can't stand much more on this at some point I'll get to baseball but one more on Denzel I was watching the draft last night and I got Italian. I see man Zell I see on the -- are you a little bit out there with a bit of a wild child. Is -- a -- -- will to mentor him tied it to Texas connection there view gun golfing with bands delegate total told what to expect at the professional level. Real quick comment collection be different. You know being so quick that you actually you can't get done wrong Larry all that replicates. -- -- -- While game -- the hot chick underneath the arm and the -- in April 1 pick out of pocket it yet Democratic Party party universe it accurate that like Lional. Who don't want -- -- Colin give Obama I -- wouldn't be an apparent leaders while he -- front. You know club -- the moral of the story. He -- What am back on the map look and you're bubble watch a lot of what Dana. But man that applicable to your your remote stop but they change the color a little bit. Exciting you got art he reminds me but Doug Flutie. -- an undersized. I'll be good and -- now blah blah blah blah but sometimes you can't rating guys are. I am on it wouldn't like twenty years and football while banana elevate. Wherever he played Canada. You might get a little Flutie. -- -- -- I'll watch the ball right now thickened it you guys brightly around a golf together to present you play golf -- everybody is a bit eighteen holes the joint itself. Not I'm on my cell yet not yet I know but I don't claim that he's not. Red meat and but but but -- and -- -- -- part -- the restart looked. I hear you man I see that body it all made optical. Hey. Are let me ask you about the Sox now it is we we always talk. You know guys track record turnaround look at the guys this he's that he's done it before and and I agree to it the patient sport was -- patient in patient fans at times. About -- young kids that don't have track record winnable you know Jackie Bradley good defensively -- -- -- but it -- still trying to figure what he is the big league level. Guys like that in Bogart's we all know can be if you know but still young guys the patients with them a reasonable those guys and -- expecting monitor. It's such a great course -- wrote to top this thing I think commander asked to do is just really. Rely and wait and be patient on a young man struggles when -- have notre spikes would know packet based all cardinal he's going to be around 280. And 28 right in. I think that's the biggest question the plumber when you get called up and you gotta -- -- you -- in order to like the Boston Red Sox. -- expect the won the World Series every year they sure open march. That's what makes up your you don't have a long minutes. You see you have longer in Pittsburgh. Camp while you all the small market see Al Iraq the struggle longer. But not embarked and not with the Yankees not you know not what these big market and so that's that's the question how long and -- -- -- hurt -- that club. And you can kind of keep -- if you start all had to think pretty quick acting gonna change you can be made right now. Right now the good news here is the American League east everybody would it bring out -- game. And nobody really got caught Red Sox yankees you oil white light blue jays an array of player Patrick White Ehrlich -- out so I I think. The Red -- attributed it to your round it got -- -- to get them out they but an articulate yet but it I'm thinking it too aren't -- at least come in Tokyo. And one of the guys who. Addicts struggled defensive more than offense -- Kevin Zander Bogart's and he was asked the question about a slump in his response I loved it it was slump. This is a slump and I'm gonna get out this tomatoes have done it before. You'll like when a young guy like that responds. With that that's sort of not not attitude but sort of turns around and says look I'm gonna fight out of this he doesn't will wall when it. And as I've done this before I can do it again. Yes I love his work ethic. -- spoke to Brian Bennett but still a lot about the young man he's good looking kid he's good looking player he's got to go through growing -- eat sensibly. You know he's got a great great I have the strike zone. Yeah it's a matter I'd love the conference that he brings you Iraq would be a corner of a young eager. And the pit situation for him you watch and evil heat settles eagle at army shelled or not coincide. We -- a little while and I player like getting tired we play the supermarket that they fail and the shoulder -- yet. Hamburger yet not demeanor and Aaron look at I want to struggle. Because I like it Jack you are not structured right now to enter it in order to act -- growing patent -- You know I look at -- Lisa decision to make a case for everybody and I still don't believe that -- cut the starting pitching the arms but. Well look at ball before the year started to to -- Ubaldo Jimenez the guy. If this guy comes out second half from from Cleveland then -- the Baltimore can win this division if there are atop the division I he's been -- last two outings is that. Is that the team that you kind of look at maybe more than others -- still put the other teams there. No I think your real thought about -- -- club. In the east wind helping Chris Davis in the cattle back there -- that -- now McDonald back but when they got a lot. It expecting that they're very athletic yet -- -- you've got we hear you got it is much idol Nick Markakis has got to be better -- -- and expand. We look around that squad. And recruit. Talk talk -- -- the club now that you once could count part -- most underrated starting pitcher in the east but. Although I don't know it to be as -- as you want but mostly. Well you're right picking I still lean on the guys like the ignorant not to -- what you re. Well you'd you'd -- -- organization. Are you with the people there that say they are counting on -- men and Bundy at some point to come up. And will they be a big help to Baltimore pitching staff -- Acting block well you know he's got that's why you want you ran executive elect Barack call I think right now they're -- -- it's being done about other don't. But it could keep it -- come July. Overall -- like try to call -- young stud. So you if you got our system like they have with a couple guys you're like -- They can double technical level you'll see -- big league level. Look at we -- level that defensively this team moderates oxidant and start off well then lately the last week so it's another things cropped up -- it's been there but. Offensively situational hitting you know again we're looking at guys that have done it over their careers. And -- before it can be contagious right we saw that last year everybody's getting big hits. I just jumps up gets big nets is that -- you'd chalk up as just in time this whole thing will just even itself out. Yeah it is it's very very hard to explain but it's contagious but they're not practical -- -- call while diet are wrong that's -- thought. He saw the tiger is not -- -- get all your early on and also make a lot went. Eight straight. You know -- I'm not gonna be able to Mendoza -- right you're gonna actually be what -- Iraq. And I think the Red Sox it's it's hard to kind of comment late that night and the like they would Craig guide with a bear me out like -- -- I -- it. But they'd need to figure out who they are this year you know they're different -- they were a lot here's what they are together. And right now the Red Sox have played a lot better each chart is entirely prepared to swing the bat well you know you're you'll start at L stamp from buckle up it's good last year. You don't like this year it is striking out four Q plus Indians. I Lackey venerable and so they still got that want you Rick fox and -- all these guys. The McConnell conscious it's up because they are in good dimension which slide continued. He said he talked about a feel about Bogart's you talked about Kevin this rule what I've noticed that I've watched most of the Red Sox games. But the shifting by by the teams in baseball right now I feel like we're at a point where almost every batter or the year two -- hitter with two -- runs or your Dave Ortiz. Teams are shifting it do you believe in that do you believe -- look at the metric is there to get this guy hits it. Usually here let's share for every guy is that a passing batteries that now the future in Major League Baseball defense. Send me your target market grammar and -- they're trying to hit it I'd like to put everybody. At a position does that make sense to me that you could prove to me that makes sent me an example out playing third base and spent -- I'm in the bottom line watch out championship or you don't play shortstop all I'm not a good a player play -- excellent ball flight. A lot of what goes on to put a lot of our acquisition. That weird I mean -- everybody I get that hour I'll beat and or eat -- -- on a homer but. We appreciate every single player we should aid but not yet. Piano but feels pretty good at that I don't like put their basements imposition attorney -- play you know -- let you talk about they just the not accustomed to doing it but it is nice job with -- don't. I don't -- may ask you this before and my memories go is I get older. What is your opinion do you imagine can you see John Lackey -- for 500000 dollars next year. No I'm not concede act on top you don't listen black black and you don't know John Lackey. Excitement immediately guy guys. These -- actually eat at first wondered why. Art -- But he's a warrior I have always liked John Lackey certainly packed with being. Called all looked like eight. Watch the baseball if you everything has got to start the roads are clear now why audience -- the -- north part. Never heard anything from you never hear from got right. I'll see you ever pick Robert now that you didn't deserve the picture on our thousand of them now in general the eighty's again want to bring it on did you call our. Please you expect them kind of ripped it up give Mike a two year deal whatever might be three whatever might be instead. I'm not good numbers but yeah I would expect the -- -- that out. All end on kind of a personal questions that volume on Twitter you mentioned your what your wife's birthday was it forty or they -- that right. Fortieth or repaired right now I saw your last week was out with sarcastic or -- you fifth birthday dinner as in my wife's. Little bit younger but in my got to deal with like four and five different. Birthday dinners once we get to that age is that is what we put up with his husband's at that birthday dinners and OK thank. I'll hop concert at LaMont can understand they're not like what sparked it you know like it did celebrate Arctic -- -- -- separated belt when it gets the job. Like -- that Robert all dollar earlier you -- -- -- most at -- way to Verizon might not gonna go to ball right up. As -- -- by the way technically have a parked it in and night part French parent and a lot. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- But I got app you want it a happy life that like a lot we backed by. It's -- remember it's Mother's Day this weekend don't set up camp in another way my another week. All right you made 212 dollars for the tired yet this segment we'll talk you next week. Our board that that is -- Kevin the largest of regular guy out there with blonde highlights and it's there and stories about -- -- In his crotch when non Kevin joins us he brought to you by air rest restorations specials and -- --

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