Merloni, Fauria & Benz
Featured audio clips from Middays with Merloni, Fauria & Benz, weekdays 10a-2pm, on Boston's WEEI Sports Radio.
Boston 2024 Chairman Steve Pagliuca talks about the Boston Olympic bid, 7-1-15
Lou, Christian and Tim speak with Steve Pagliuca about the 2024 Olympic bid in Boston, and some of the skepticism in the city regarding the cost of the project.
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Buster Olney, ESPN, weighs in on the "tipping pitches" conversation, 7-1-15
ESPN Insider, Buster Olney, related some stories from the 2001 World Series where Andy Pettite was tipping his pitches to the eventual World Champion Arizona Diamonbacks.
NESN shows exactly how Eduardo Rodriguez was tipping his pitches, 7-1-15
Lou, Christian, and Tim start the show discussing last night's bounce-back performance from Eduardo Rodriguez. But the focal point of the discussion was whether or not it was wrong of NESN to show images of E-Rod tipping his pitches, and specifically which pitches he threw when his chin was tucked into his chest in different ways.
let early in the game. There was already out there. We know Carl Willis talked to Brian MacPherson Providence journal. We know we said it's it's it's obvious. Come what he's doing once they sought to
never should we single public though you're talking about. In ouster toggle Carl Willis right you're not talking about on the broadcast yet cause they made a mistake. You know I don't blame Brian MacPherson dues
they had a deal and never should republic of republics to what Carl Willis never should have said. That he was obviously tipping pitches. He's just that there's some adjustments to be made in his windup will figured off from the stretch he tweaks and and privately. Deal with it. Look at it that's Carl Willis rescue about. And actually saying that NASA and should of won the highlight packets like I as a viewer more informed today
Three For All - Farts will always be funny, 6-30-15
Paris Hilton gets pranked. Wal-Mart will make an ISIS-themed cake, but NOT a Confederate flag. Christian farts into the microphone, and tries to pass it off as a liner.
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Don't answer the phone! 6-30-15
31 NBA GM's have apparently been warned about doing any deals with Danny Ainge.
you be fireworks. The Celtics will not do it any of them LaMarcus Aldridge no bull won't do what he's visiting seventy sevens and seventy thick of the tore his ticket badge of the brutal it was nice hotel one of them. Let's have a big like Lee one being there's no way he's coming Aldridge to Boston is a zero. It's not happening Andre Jordan say the same thing about him no he's he's having dinner. With Doc Rivers and Jamie Foxx he's not leaving lawsuit or you can say what you want about. Bill friction between him and Chris ball
happened you know anything about if you can get a guy like LaMarcus Aldridge right who wants to win he's thirty years old. On where would you go where would you go peek at the next
Bruins sign Zac Rinaldo, much to the delight of Philly fans, 6-30-15
The Bruins signed a goon, in Zac Rinaldo. The fans in Boston and the fans in Philly have polar opposite reactions.
the point to a park for mild complaints about a guy like Gregory Campbell we look at it now other than cheap shots against suspended. You know. Then I guess that's the positive but the physical
Should the Red Sox trade Clay Buchholz right now? 6-30-15
Clay Buchholz pitched well again last night. His ERA over his last 10 starts is a paltry 2.33. Should the Red Sox trade him right now, should they wait until the deadline and see if his value rises, or should they keep him and plan for him to be a part of the future.
and even that it's that second inning when they get. What they Russell Martin at their base. Panda. Yeah I think Adam. It really tough to say if pales in left field they don't they don't get that out at third second third to a they don't get it. They Diaz got the ball a quarter quick he get the ball in quick that the Bogart's in Heathrow a tool as as Russell Martin X lip to stop. And tried to get back to third because the Balkan and so quickly. He was out at third base. That doesn't happen with elitist and get the ball quickly and a quarter as the as the days get the ball and as quickly as Russell mark quite frankly if if Bailey was in left field would have scored. It then you go to the sixty Batiste ball left center that yeah hasn't made a great catch in his catch a ball either that's a 32 game. Well maybe even already three to three because Russell Martin scored the second that the three to a 33 game with two outs of Batiste it's neck. Ali would go to the
Bruins fans: Your team is in a complete "re-building" mode, 6-29-15
The show opens up talking about the Bruins going from "re-tooling" to "re-building" very quickly as they traded away Milan Lucic and Dougie Hamilton and drafted 3 guys in the first round that are years away from contributing.
use it to say oh my god and a bottom up the Boston Bruins bottom amount that's just a complete rebuilt. Which is completely different from what they said when they fired huge rally in all
player personnel it's that quote. Is that two plus year process. The Boston Bruins . Celtics that gets two plus three for five years the Bruins. Two plus year process of what is what they decided that was the process as well as to when they were gonna content for it to tell me you're gonna content for a cup reported sixty. Why are we two years old civil war which surely was fired at people are against this it volatile reaction. I of people are against this team what the Stanley Cup two years ago presidential the year before yet it one year what's the big deal with distilled of course saluted team made
bothers you the most from what happened over the weekend with the Boston Bruins was at the trade of Hamilton was the trade which each was a bringing back. Played was how they use those three
Pierre McGuire, NBC Sports assesses Don Sweeney's first draft as GM of the Bruins, 6-29-15
Pierre McGuire joined the show to talk about Doug Hamilton and Milan Lucic being traded, the 3 picks the B's made in the first round, Adam McQuaid, and generally what the front office may be thinking with this approach.
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Greg Wyshynski, Puck Daddy, discusses Don Sweeney's poor draft and trades, 6-29-15
Greg Wyshynski talk about the negative reviews of the Lucic and Hamilton trades, and the subsequent draft picks on Friday.
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trying to send Hamilton you. Outrage because that's you know of the Edmonton Oilers biggest rival green bottom bottom line and and I think I don't paint Peters here earlier in the saint Anna is gonna