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On the night the honor the 10 year anniversary of the World Champion 2004 Red Sox, we look back at some of the greatest moments.
Rob Bradford is joined by MLB.com Ian Browne, author of the new book, 'Idiots Revisited,' to participate in a word association exercise involving the members of the 2004 Red Sox who are returning to Fenway Park to celebrate the world championship club.
of spark the Braves reveled in when finally starting 19-year-old Andruw Jones in Game 7 of the National League Championship Series . Jones went on to hit .417 over his next seven playoff starts, with Atlanta eventually falling
slugging mark. It is worth noting that he was good enough to be the everyday shortstop for a Diamondbacks team that advanced to the NLCS that year. Nonetheless, it wasn't the performance that was expected of Drew, nor did it represent what he would become
working out.” Yes it did. The waiver claim ended up paying incredible dividends, as Ross emerged as a postseason hero. He won NLCS MVP honors while slamming five homers that October, helping the Giants to a World Series. January 26, 2012: Signed
he pitched under Valentine with the Mets from 1998-2002. New York enjoyed plenty of success during that run, including an NLCS berth in 1999 and a trip to the World Series in 2000. Yet in the 2012 version of Valentine and the Red Sox, Leiter sees more
en route to what became the apex of Valentine’s managerial career. The Mets won the wild card in both 1999 (reaching the NLCS ) and 2000 (when they reached the World Series against the Yankees ), and the then-Mets manager became a darling
powerhouse of a club that had finished the regular season with 108 wins and swept the Pirates in the National League Championship Series — were merely frauds in the eyes of their panicking manager. “I said, ‘Sparky, relax,’ ” said Rose
Michael Wacha received much of the hype for their pitching performances in the NLDS and NLCS for the Cardinals. But Lynn’s contributions in St. Louis’ NLCS win over the Dodgers should not be overlooked. He earned a Game 4 win at Los Angeles
postseason loss, as he surrendered four runs in five innings against the Dodgers, losing Game 5 of the National League Championship Series , 6-4. While Kelly has posted a career ERA of 3.08, he has struggled against left-handed
not get any easier on Thursday night, as they will face off against rookie phenom Michael Wacha in Game 2. Wacha, the 2013 NLCS MVP, has been brilliant so far this postseason, as he has compiled a 3-0 record with a 0.43 ERA in three starts. “You talk
in three postseason starts thus far. The rookie comes off an NLCS Game 6 win at Busch Field on Oct. 18, as he stymied the Dodgers ..... times against Wacha. Wacha earned two of the four wins in the NLCS . He claimed Game 2 at St. Louis on Oct. 12, behind a 6 2
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
Kirk breaks down the media criticism he has received.
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Dino, Meter and Kirk discuss the light punishment given to Ray Rice by the NFL.
Kevin Millar joins Merloni, Fauria, and Benz to talk about David Ortiz, the struggles of Dustin Pedroia, and the Jon Lester contract.
Patriots Wide Receiver Julian Edelman joins Merloni, Fauria, and Benz after Patriots training camp.
Given the recent Ray Rice suspension, many people are comparing it to Josh Gordon getting suspended for repeated drug abuse. Tim Benz doesn't think this is a fair comparison. He explains why.
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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