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Middlebrooks will presumably be the odd man out even when he returns from the DL. Do the Red Sox still see him as the prospect that looked so promising during his rookie season?
Rob Bradford was joined by former Red Sox third baseman Mike Lowell to talk about the current state of the Red Sox and potential trades, including his view on Marlins Star slugger Giancarlo Stanton. Lowell also offers his advice regarding what he would pay Jon Lester.
will look back and appreciate different buffers that helped ease the transition. For the second baseman, it was veteran Alex Cora , who hit .360 in that April of '07, easing the second base burden until Pedroia caught fire in May. Easing the pain
games. Among the luminaries: Nomar Garciaparra (957 games at short), Julio Lugo (258), Marco Scutaro (241), Alex Cora (176), Alex Gonzalez (155), Edgar Renteria (153), Jed Lowrie (148), John Valentin (136), Mike Aviles
end of '07, with Pedroia riding through his Rookie of the Year season, the then-24-year-old turned to teammate Alex Cora and said, "Is it this much fun playing with other teams?" Cora, who had already seen his fair share of Major League
they speak about the game and the way it should be played." What helped drive the '07 team were bench players such as Alex Cora , Eric Hinske , Doug Mirabelli and Bobby Kielty . Their messages were heard, and valued. It's a dynamic that has surfaced
then, of course, there was the service time question. If the team re-signed Loretta, or if it committed to, say, Alex Cora and a veteran right-handed complement at the start of the season and given Pedroia a bit more time to get off to a strong
Larkin and Eric Davis with the Reds, and then gravitating towards Gary Sheffield and eventual Red Sox utility infielder Alex Cora in Dodgers camp. “I always watched [Cora]. He was fascinating to watch,” said Shaw. “He always treated me really
According to a text from Criollos de Caguas general manager Alex Cora , pitcher Javier Vazquez was "impressive" in his Friday night outing against Cangrejeros de Santurce in the Puerto Rico Winter
Former big league infielder Alex Cora , who spent 14 years in the big leagues including four with the Red Sox from 2005-08, is now serving as the general manager
incorporating his changeup. Ranaudo is now expected to join Caguas in the Puerto Rican Winter League (former Red Sox infielder Alex Cora is the GM of Caguas), where the Red Sox are hopeful that Ranaudo will get roughly 30-35 innings of work. In Puerto Rico, Crockett
Former Red Sox infielder Alex Cora joined Kirk Minihane and Rob Bradford Thursday to express his surprise that only four Red Sox attended the funeral of Johnny Pesky
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
Rob gave the latest on Jon Lester trade talks and the flap between Ortiz and the Rays.
The top stories of the day as recounted by John Dennis.
John, Meter and Buck opened the show by discussing the latest flap between the Red Sox and the Rays.
The guys discuss their easiest college classes.
After comments by Nick Caserio, the guys discuss if the Patriots should adjust their defensive approach after the additions of Brandon Browner and Darrelle Revis
The guys swipe right if they think one Red Sox player will be traded and swipe left if they think the Red Sox will keep him.
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!
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