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St. Louis' championship may not have been possible without the acquisition in a July 27 blockbuster of relievers Octavio Dotel and Mark Rzepczynski (along with starter Edwin Jackson , the centerpiece of the deal). So, getting back to the
dominance by Tigers starters, who are 5-1 with a 1.02 ERA in the postseason. Relievers Drew Smyly (one out), Octavio Dotel (one inning, two strikeouts) and Phil Coke (two innings) collaborated to deliver 3 1/3 hitless frames to close
July 27, 2011, Mozeliak traded Trever Miller, Colby Rasmus, Brian Tallet and P.J. Walters to the Blue Jays for Octavio Dotel , Edwin Jackson , Corey Patterson , Marc Rzepczynski and cash. It didn’t pay immediate dividends. The Cardinals
or Type B free agents (Rod Barajas, Clint Barmes, Matt Capps , Bruce Chen, Francisco Cordero, David DeJesus, Octavio Dotel , Ryan Doumit, Mark Ellis , Frank Francisco, Freddy Garcia , Aaron Harang, Ramon Hernandez, Raul Ibanez, Jason Kubel , Derrek
39 ERA, 107 ERA+), Edwin Jackson (3.58 ERA, 102 ERA+) Notable change: The Cardinals acquired Jackson, Octavio Dotel , Corey Patterson and Marc Rzepcynski from the Blue Jays at the trade deadline for Colby Rasmus, Trever
that netted the Royals third baseman Mark Teahan and catcher John Buck as well as right-hander Micah Wood. Closer Octavio Dotel ended up going from Houston to Oakland in the deal. “I didn’t know the teams that Allard talked to, but all he told me was that
games this week, Wagner harkened back to the hard-throwing Houston Astros pens of him prime when he was coupled with Octavio Dotel and Brad Lidge to form a Nasty Boys South troika. The diminutive southpaw thought this could potentially be the best bullpen
consecutive days was May 10-11, 2005, when Kevin Millar and Jason Varitek each hit game-winners, both coming off Oakland’s Octavio Dotel . ——————————————
11, 2005 vs A’s – Down 5-4 with one out in the bottom of the 9th, Varitek slams a two-run, walk-off, home run off Octavio Dotel . 0.44 – Sept. 5
Cardinals, who were able to add a starting shortstop ( Rafael Furcal ), starting pitcher (Jackson) and relievers ( Octavio Dotel and Marc Rzepcynski ), all of whom ended up playing key roles in a late-season surge towards the World Series. While mindful
interested in both pitchers, and now have the flexibility to pursue them after acquiring bullpen arms Marc Rzepczynski and Octavio Dotel in the Colby Rasmus trade Wednesday. However, the Padres are reportedly uninterested in moving Adams, and don
3-for-6. Each of the last two cutters thrown to him have been turned around for doubles, last night’s off Thompson, and Monday against Octavio Dotel . ———————————
Patriots LB, Jerod Mayo, talks about the high praise he's been receiving from coach Belichick, trying to forget about last year, and what the team hopes from the defense.
Patriots WR, Danny Amendola, joined the show for a bit to talk about his health, the evolution of the playbook, and the heated battles between the offense and defense.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss Wednesday's Patriots practice, which featured Brandon Browner getting into it with Kenbrell Thompkins and a couple others.
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.
Mike Hazen joined the show to discuss how all the Sox deals came together.
Rob and Alex talk with John Farrell about all the moves the Red Sox made at the deadline, what they gave up and what they gained.
Rob Bradford and Alex Speier are in and talking about all the moves made by the Red Sox at the trade deadline, because the most fun thing about the day is talking about the moves of the day. Red Sox GM Ben Cherington held a press conference talking about the Red Sox moves, and Rob and Alex talk with Red Sox manager John Farrell about the moves made at the 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
Mike Hazen joined the show to discuss how all the Sox deals came together.
The top stories of the day as recounted by John Dennis.
Chris Russo joined the show and discussed the crazy MLB trade deadline.
Lou goes through the 5 stages of grief, then John Lackey gets traded to the Cardinals.
Lou, Christian, and Tim react to the news that Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes have been traded to Oakland for Yoenis Cespedes. Lou hates the deal the move, especially because Cespedes is not arbitration eligible.
Former Red Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes joins MFB to react to the news he has been traded along with Jon Lester to the Oakland Athletics for Yoenis Cespedes
Biggest trade deadline day in recent memory for the Boston Red Sox... and not in a good way. We discuss it all as the news happens and take your reactions.
We tackle four topics, all surrounding the four worst Sox trade deadline deals in recent memory.
As news looms about a possible Jon Lester trade, we sit down with the skipper of your Sox live from Fenway park.
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.
Sam and Zach discuss changing the format of the Podcast, the Chris Archer-David Ortiz debacle, and LeBron James being a super genius
Particularly in a year where the Red Sox have struggled while trying to integrate numerous young players into regular big league roles, accusations that Red Sox prospects are overrated -- whether by the team or writers -- have been widespread. Jim Callis of MLB.com joins the show to take stock of the matter, and to discuss the team-building impact of overrating and underrating prospects.
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.
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