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Hot Stove Show Hour 2 - Hall of Fame candidates losing and gaining support
Mut, Rob, and John are talking about some of the Hall of Fame candidates who gained or lost support within the last year. Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds both gained support, while Curt Schilling lost a chunk of votes he had gotten last year.
Manny Ramirez 23 point 8% his first time on the ballot and Curt Schilling down this is not a surprise for Curt Schilling losing it. 31 votes from a year ago he was up but we're 50% last year now it's 45%. This year. And this'll be 888. APEC cause of mind is even before. This became an issue I thought a year ago two years ago. I've always thought Curt Schilling was a hall of Famer as regular season numbers. You can make the argument are not good enough when put in comparison
guy guys are using it because of their political views on of Curt Schilling you don't they're saying it's not Johnny Damon. And that's that they use and keep Curt Schilling from getting able this year a guy who in my mind. In and out on the field. The Vienna baseball I've said this before I'll say it again lynching is not a political issues so I think that's a little disingenuous everyone's just like it was a joke it was this it was that. I understand why people are offended by the idea of lynching I don't think that is limited to the right Torre also said you don't think the Curt Schilling wants to which anybody. I debate again we're not I'm not gonna go down this road again no I don't think he
Until someone gives us a good reason why they changed the voted Curt Schilling that's all we have to go lie. And and did have you guys heard of anybody who changed their vote a good reason why Curt Schilling . BK it was a hall of Famer last year it is not a hall favor this year other than what we're talking
Hot Stove Show Hour 1 - Reacts to the 2017 Hall of Fame elections
Mut, Bradford, and Tomase are in after it was announced that Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines, and Ivan 'Pudge' Rodriguez will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. They also talk about some notable candidates who weren't elected this year like Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds.
thing is if you vote for Varitek or you don't follow the Ken Griffey you've got your vote taken away and it's like is that democracies work like it's. No that's not a product comes back
can't make that same argue or John up I asked you okay. Tim Wakefield hall of fame. Yeah I am I cannot say listen I'm not gotten it out it's a what you're defending those people aren't having been in their right I am defending their right to make Padres because I think there's always a rip them them you know that you can absolutely rip I'm not saying we can do anything to knee jerk thing you're driving and of course at the thing. I tell then what else are reporting it is to say you gave votes a guy could you liked him maybe year recognizing a long career the 200 wins I don't know I mean I can't make that case but maybe somebody can. And the risk we run with a halt use if you don't vote for Ken Griffey on the first ballot you should lose your vote like c'mon Mike may be. They have their misguided thing about no first
Bradfo Sho, Ep. 3: Jackie Bradley Jr.
Rob Bradford is joined by Jackie Bradley Jr. to discuss race in baseball and in Boston, along with the importance of Martin Luther King Day. The Red Sox outfielder also dives into how he never really felt comfortable in a major league clubhouse until last year, the approach he's taking heading into 2017, and why he's not playing in the World Baseball Classic.
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John Farrell on the Hot Stove Show - Red Sox third base situation, and the WBC
Bradford and Tomase talk with Red Sox Manager John Farrell. They talk about Eduardo Rodriguez recovery from his knee injury, the Red Sox third base competition in spring training, and guys playing in the WBC.
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Hot Stove Show Hour 2 - Reacting to John Farrell's interview and Red Sox starting pitching depth
Mut, Rob, and John are talking about their interview with Red Sox Manager John Farrell, the Red Sox approach to breaking up the lefties in the rotation, and the platoon at third base.
that's amazing that you had that before you I did play the John Farrell and boy. They bite you or don't break get a break up the lefties. They're gonna start reports I you know what
year we can talk about who's going to be the opening starter. John Farrell went the last two revealed aspire yet he takes it to the bitter ran there we don't get the the march 15
Hot Stove Show Hour 1 - Could Allen Craig and Rusney Castillo be back in the majors this season?
Mut, Bradford, and Tomase are talking about the Red Sox potential lineup and the depth, or lack thereof which could pave the way for Allen Craig and Rusney Castillo getting called up in the event of an injury.
zero competition back to these big. Yet that's amazing to me because. John Farrell saying and other people in the organization of made the point we had the worst production at their base here which is
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Hot Stove Show Hour 2 - Injury risks in the WBC and Joe Kelly on his new role as a high-leverage reliever
Mut, Bradford, and Tomase are talking about the World Baseball Classic, and players choosing not to play in order to keep their focus on their teams and the regular season, and Rob talks with Joe Kelly about his new role as a reliever for the Red Sox
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Hot Stove Show Hour 1 - More on Baseball's Hall of Fame voting and the character clause
Mut, Bradford, and Tomase are talking about candidates for the Baseball Hall of Fame, and the way some voters have used their votes as a platform to reward or scold certain players by voting or not voting for them
38. That scenario like this is where it all goes up for Curt Schilling so at this how many votes that we know. What the results are because mr. tip not mr. Thames takes the votes are on Twitter at surfaced. For 38%. Of the voters that we know what the voting for him right now. Curt Schilling's a 53%. Last year he finished right about 53%. So bye bye here is the alarming. One was feeling. Total change of heart when it comes to not voting for Curt Schilling is all of the voters that we know. Far and away the most 4121. People said the Curt Schilling was a hall of Famer last year. It is not a hall of Famer this which is. Amazing rob and it's been my debate for a long time how can a guy be hall of Famer one year and not the next. And he is lost and as you go through this the distant as an example on like Barry Bonds has lost one vote. Roger Clemens has lost one vote Trevor Hoffman. Who is trying to get 70%. Somehow lost eight votes they I was all they ever a year ago as the closer he's lost eight Jeff Kent has lost six. The only guy double digits is Curt Schilling and that is to me directly tied into. Is is antics on social media in addition to his political leanings vs the
what I've read about him he's in the exact opposite camp of Curt Schilling but he writes today among other things. And about about voting for Curt Schilling . I never considered how he cost Rhode Island tax payers millions of this field business. How I used to get letters what
my vote. But he's including it it is is I GOP's on Curt Schilling . And I think break a league since World War II happens like crap that happened it if your memorabilia collector like. And
Bradfo Sho, Ep. 1: Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly
Rob Bradford is joined by Red Sox relief pitcher Joe Kelly to discuss middle of the night Pokemon chasing in Central Park on an electronic skateboard, a drastic change he made just moments before the first postseason game and how he views his new lot in life in the bullpen
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Hot Stove Show Hour 2 - Free Agency update and injury risks in winter ball and the WBC
Bradford and Tomase are talking about the Cleveland Indians signing of Edwin Encarnacion. They also talk about Eduardo Rodriguez injuring the knee that caused him to miss time in the 2016 with the Red Sox, and injury risks in the WBC's potential impact in MLB's regular season
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someone tweet this now. That. You had three closers. Making more than Edwin Encarnacion . Yet while law is that's a man is insane and and just to go back real quick thinker nasty and so. The
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