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Mut, Rob, and Alex talk with free agent outfielder Jonny Gomes about his thoughts on the trade to Oakland and Yoenis Cespedes, some of the big name pitchers on the market in free agency, and his expectations for getting signed this off season.
This week on the Hot Stove Show Mut, Rob, and Alex talk about pitchers that could be available through free agency or trades, the rumors around Pablo Sandoval and the Red Sox. They then talk with Jonny Gomes about free agency and his thoughts on some of the guys available, they then talk to John Fay of The Cincinnati Enquirer about what it would take in a trade package to get a player like Johnny Cueto or another starting pitcher, they then talk to Marc Carig about what the Mets would be looking for in a trade package for a starting pitcher. The guys then close it out with some phone calls about the Red Sox bullpen.
ATLANTA -- One Red Sox player walking out of Tropicana Field this weekend surfaced the reality that has come to the forefront courtesy this 10-game losing streak. "You aren't going to
entire season. The last time the Sox had a Game 7 experience was in 2008, when they dropped a 3-1 decision to the Rays at Tropicana Field . Red Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes was on the winning side that day, making his observation -- "My experience, and watching
at-bats. Saltalamacchia started strong, with a pair of hits and three RBI in Game 1, but struggled in his two games at Tropicana Field , going 1-for-6 with five strikeouts (stranding nine runners). As the players’ are pouring champagne over each other Tuesday night
But I slept well last night," Farrell said. "I felt convicted to the decisions that were made." Upon arriving at Tropicana Field , Farrell met up with bench coach Torey Lovullo. It was a conversation no different than most of the previous 165 games
all, which has been triumphant in four elimination games over the past eight days. So, based on what we witnessed at Tropicana Field , and what lies ahead Tuesday, should there be such anxiety? Probably not. The first (and perhaps most important) dose of reality
the right direction fielding-wise. After executing one of his always-entertaining underhand throws into the infield at Tropicana Field , the Red Sox coaching staff talked to Cespedes about holstering the softball toss, and he did. In a late August interview
allowed four runs over six innings against the Blue Jays. Hellickson last pitched against the Red Sox last September at Tropicana Field . He earned the win after he struck out seven and limited the damage to just three runs in 5 1/3 frames. Not many Red
to do a better job of.” Of his first six appearances with Boston, one of the best came on Aug. 29 against the Rays at Tropicana Field . In six innings of work, Ranaudo struck out four and allowed three runs in the win. Brandon Guyer did the most significant
against the same Rays team he’ ll face Tuesday. Buchholz used pinpoint accuracy with his fastball to dominate the Rays at Tropicana Field on Aug. 31. “He was hitting all the spots, every pitch,” catcher Christian Vazquez said. “He was painting every pitch
to Tuesday night game in St. Petersburg, Fla., the Rays honored Derek Jeter on the Yankees captain’s final trip to Tropicana Field . However, things deteriorated a few hours later. In Jeter’s final at-bat, he was hit on the hands by an eighth-inning