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Mut and Lou start the show talking about the Red Sox getting swept at home by the Detroit Tigers. Stephen Drew's name has crept back into the conversation. The guys discuss the improvements a guy like him could make to this team, and what it would cost the team.
Hall of Famer, Ozzie Smith, shares his thoughts on Barry Bonds getting into the Hall of Fame. Also, Red Sox and making Opening Day a national holiday.
delivers seems certainly good enough for now. "He's not your typical, fundamental Alan Trammell, or Mike Bordick or Omar Vizquel , fundamental shortstop," DiSarcina said. "He's not a wide-based, over-the-top throwing shortstop. He
and be who you are," Pedroia said. "I remember the Indians teams back in the day. They had [ Kenny] Lofton , [ Omar ] Vizquel , [ Roberto] Alomar was hitting third and the mashers behind. Alomar wasn't that much of a home run threat. He got hits, scored
Bogaerts isn’t going to be confused for Jose Iglesias . But that’s an unfair basis of comparison. No one, save for Omar Vizquel in his prime and a few others in the last 20 years, is going to compare defensively to Iglesias. Increasingly, at age
Red Sox' pitchers, but what about the position players? Should there be concern over Yunel Escobar's antics, or Omar Vizquel 's criticism? Not according to a few non-pitching former Sox who witnessed Farrell master two traits desperately
position on the diamond. Alex Gonzalez has signed with Toronto , Alex Cora is on the cusp of returning to the Mets , Omar Vizquel agreed to a one-year deal with the White Sox, John McDonald re-upped on a two-year deal with the Jays, Juan Castro
to take a little but of the bad. And we're going to have more good moments than bad moments." Veteran infielder Omar Vizquel , who played for the Jays in 2012, made some critical comments about the coaching staff following the season. "It
false information put out there, whether it’s, I read something the other day that supposedly John asked to release Omar Vizquel in July. One hundred percent false. Not one ounce of truth to it. There was all kinds of other things. “I thought there was, to be completely
when Yan Gomes singled up the middle. Pinch-runner Rajai Davis stole second and scored on a two-out single from Omar Vizquel , before Adeiny Hechavarria turned on a first-pitch fastball on the hands and deposited it in the second deck at the
000/.200/.000, 2 walks, 3 strikeouts Mike McCoy (10): .167/.500/.167, 4 walks, 2 strikeouts Omar Vizquel (8): .286/.375/.286, 1 walk Colby Rasmus (6): 333/.333/.333, 1 RBI, 1 strikeout Yorvit Torrealba
13): .200/.385/.200, 3 walks, 2 strikeouts J.P. Arencebia (11): .000/.000/.000, 3 strikeouts Omar Vizquel (10): .143/.200/.143, 2 RBIs, 1 walk, 1 strikeout Kelly Johnson (8): .000/.286/.000, 2 walks
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DJ discusses Shawn Thornton's new deal, and the on going negotiations with Jerome Iginla
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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.
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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.
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