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MFB struggle to see how multi-linguistic they are, involving teams in the World Cup.
We discuss the celebration at Fenway Park last night and why Manny Ramirez of all people was made the centerpiece of the celebration.
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 with this group, as
Sox) Note: Traded to the Rangers in 2001 for catcher Doug Mirabelli . Duchscherer became an All-Star four years later with ..... move his better prospects. He dealt Duchscherer for Mirabelli and fumbled Eckstein on waivers. He also dealt Pavano in
The first day that all the pitchers showed up, I was standing over in the corner talking to Josh [Beckett ], and Dougie [ Mirabelli ] came up and gingerly reached his hand out to shake my hand. “Josh goes, ‘Jeez, Doug, you’re not going to break him. He
seen,” said Red Sox manager Terry Francona recently on The Big Show when talking about his fist baseman. “He’s Doug Mirabelli slow.” The fact that Gonzalez is slow-footed is hardly a revelation. Asked recently at what point of his
as Suppan had a 5.57 ERA for the Sox in 10 starts and never appeared in a postseason game. You could throw the Doug Mirabelli for Cla Meredith and Josh Bard trade in the mix, I guess, but if I were a GM I would trade Meredith and Bard for Sanchez
of guys, we can see a lot of stuff. [ Curt ] Schilling used to tip over his head with the finger grip in his windup. Doug Mirabelli caught that. Ryan Dempster used to tip and it was funny because Erik Bedard , when I played with him in Baltimore, he
the list. Johnny Damon ‘s a great teammate. We’re good guys and good teammates, they cared about each other. Doug Mirabelli , our backup catcher was like our third hitting coach.” On Mike Napoli : “Nap’s got to be healthy. I don
seventh, eighth and ninth batters in a Red Sox lineup to go deep in the same game since Trot Nixon , Bill Mueller and Doug Mirabelli accomplished the feat on Aug. 3, 2003, also in Baltimore.) Nava’s homer, part of a 2-for-3 day in which he also reached on a walk
He will talk to anybody on the team about them doing something wrong. I’ve said it a couple times. That was Doug Mirabelli . That was Mike Lowell . That was what those guys did. That was Gabe Kapler . None of those guys were leading the team in home
—————– * – Wakefield strikeouts by catcher: 712 – Doug Mirabelli 346 – Jason Varitek 246 – Scott Hatteberg 153 – Kevin Cash ——————————
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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.
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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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