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t even include the countless hamstring injuries he manufactured for a day off. The Sox finally decided they had enough. Theo Epstein executed a three-team deal that sent Ramirez to the Dodgers and Hansen and Moss to the Pirates for Bay. Bay proved to
John, Gerry and Jerry Thornton discussed the Red Sox sweep of the Royals.
rejected the salary compromises that Rodriguez was willing to make, a decision to which the Sox objected vehemently. " Theo Epstein and his staff worked diligently and tirelessly and reached an agreement with Alex Rodriguez. Theo had the full support of
shut him down to avoid risking injury. "Obviously, this was not our first choice or even our second choice," Sox GM Theo Epstein noted at the time. "This was pretty much our last choice, our last option. Unfortunately, this was something
have to understand that. You can't take it personal. Nothing that [Cherington] has done or that [former Sox GM Theo Epstein ] has done in the past have I ever taken personal. That's just kind of the nature of what we do." In the end
to represent in public perception. Yet the 2013 season represented the triumph of the notion articulated by former GM Theo Epstein four offseasons ago. The idea was always meant to describe a means of creating a safe passage from one championship-caliber
Texas. It wasn't the right fit, obviously. Since I got here, the front office -- obviously, when [former GM Theo Epstein ] was here, and now with [current GM Ben Cherington] -- they did a great job of just letting me be me. Being
in 2006 and Casey Kelly in the first round of the 2008 draft. That was it for the first eight Red Sox drafts under GM Theo Epstein , during which the Sox had 19 picks in that top round of the draft, and there was a reason. “High school pitching
come and help somebody else. It doesn’t matter who you are. It’s who you’re going to be.” Cubs president Theo Epstein joined Dennis & Callahan on Monday morning and spoke glowingly of Ramirez, who claims to be a new man after finding religion
the standings, every series is critical for us.” It’ s been another trying season on the North Side of Chicago for Theo Epstein ‘ s Cubs, as Chicago has the worst record in the National League Central with a 34-46 record. The Cubs are coming off of
Cubs president of baseball operations and former Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein joined Dennis & Callahan on Monday morning to discuss the Red Sox ‘ struggles this season and the state of the Cubs. To listen
Theo Epstein expressed confidence that his struggling Cubs are set to turn the ..... AP) Cubs president of baseball operations and former Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein joined Dennis & Callahan on Monday morning to discuss the Red Sox
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.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss the latest development at Patriots training camp. Chris says Darrelle Revis has looked great, and that his impact on the defense is actually being underplayed nationally.
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.
Tim Kurkjian joins the program to discuss the Red Sox options at the trade deadline.
Kevin Millar joins Merloni, Fauria, and Benz to discuss David Ortiz, Dustin Pedroia's struggles, and Jon Lester's contract.
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
ESPN Boston's Gordon Edes gave us the latest on the Lester trade talks.
The top stories of the day as recounted by John Dennis.
Joh, Gerry and Buck opened the show by discussing the latest rumors surrounding Jon Lester.
Stephen A. Smith of ESPN made some insensitive comments on his show "First Take," and has since apologized. Although Tim is not the biggest fan of Smith, he does feel the need to differentiate between "Word-policing" and "Thought-policing."
Lou, Christian, and Tim do the show from Gillette Stadium and have a birds-eye view of the practice field. Browner vs. LaFell and Revis vs. Edelman were 2 of the match-ups that highlighted the day. MFB discusses some of the things to expect this season.
The tweet is a little ominous sounding. Dale, Buck and Greg Dickerson discuss what very well could be the end of the Jon Lester era with the Boston Red Sox.
We tackle four topics all sparked by the Red Sox worst to first to worst run in 2012-2014.
We talk about the latest news surrounding Jon Lester and the Red Sox. Could he be dealt to the Dodgers?
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.
Rob gave the latest on Jon Lester trade talks and the flap between Ortiz and the Rays.More from this show
ESPN Boston's Gordon Edes gave us the latest on the Lester trade talks.More from this show