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Butch and Buck on potential Red Sox moves and if we'll Giancarlo Stanton in a Boston uniform in the near future 8-24-14
The boys talk about the Red Sox making the Castillo signing and what that will mean going forward as far as other moves. Will we FINALLY see Stanton come to Boston? The guys also discuss Pedro and David Ortiz, and foreign players coming to play for the Sox.
York. Point which is a good one is why narco trade. For Troy Tulowitzki by the way I'm looking at his numbers are here is at seven years left 120 plus million the last years a club option for fifteen million with a four million dollar buyout. She get a guy for seven years in the prime of his career could be in the middle your lineup. And a shortstop we all agree on the potential of Troy Tulowitzki but also the risk because he's been fragile correct. Okay my point about bringing up Red Sox pitching as my first reaction to Troy Tulowitzki is if you're trading for Tulowitzki. What you have left to trade for pitching you can't just cavalierly say. Well they're gonna
return there's got to be one guy in that deal. Needed to Hanley Ramirez prospect. Or they established Allen Craig's under contract for four years as well as units as it is you've got to sell. The Marlins in the Rockies in the -- gave up Troy Tulowitzki or G a college student and you're giving me. -- Bogart's in a package of prospects. Well I think to a minor
and I'm sorry I'm giving away I'm I'm saying bye bye to Troy Tulowitzki is much he's been the ultimate tease. You've given me Zander -- arts and I was hidden at the Mendoza line who's had all the potential and might not even live up to. That's -- -- headliner at yourself in a trade that's hard sell. That's a really hard sell you'll what Henry always in where that two top prospects in baseball now I didn't -- whether it's like treated Jon Lester effort justice. I felt they got as much as they could in this circumstance OK -- stuff. Repeat that -- felt they
Butch Stearns and Steve Buckley Live From Fenway Park: Making sense of the Rusney Castillo signing and Curt Shilling's eye-opening interview on WEEI 8-24-14
Sports Sunday kicks off with a discussion on Schilling's revelations from the D&C show last week. They also get into the Rusney Castillo signing, if they like it and what it means for the future of the franchise. Also, don't forget - Buck's Old Time Baseball Game is tomorrow night!
told you when you signed up as any. And we're excited. About Mike Timlin . Flying in from Colorado. And his own expense staying in a hotel tonight renting a car drive you know it's in Pete's
here 34 when Major League -- in on -- team -- Maloney. Mike Timlin and adding to -- from saint John's prep Wake Forest played a little bit the big leagues the Padres and oh wait.
The Fantasy Football Hour with Jim Hackett and Pete Davidson: Week #3 8-24-14
Jim and Pete are back with another edition of the Fantasy Football Hour. This week the guy's start to prepare you for your draft. They discuss the importance of Week 3 in the preseason and how teams are shaping up in terms of impact players. Jim and Pete also welcome Martin Frank from the Delaware News Journal to the show to give his take on what the Eagles will provide for fantasy owners this season. Then the boys break down draft strategies and the Rotobahn Fantasy Draft Guide.
to witness who has Martin frank he's the beat reporter for the Philadelphia Eagles of the Delaware news journal he'll be coming up to give us some perspective on. All the talent in chip Kelly's offense in Philadelphia as a state to that. But before we go there let's talk a little bit about about these Carolina players. One I was very encouraged with which is the rookie Calvin Benjamin. Big strong guy big hands he was literally grabbing things out -- last last game. That would be the football. But the but the guy wasn't too impressed with the -- as a great player and like on second a lap last his performance. Is Cam Newton he showed some things and instinctively as a quarterback elect the world -- well it was with a foot points where would he was doing nothing mobile in the pocket. Brought it if you're the Panthers do you want him running in pre season. Maybe not and I'm just so used to seeing and that's kind of how he built as resonant. Well that's true that's true and and obviously I think navy teams that have running quarterbacks -- you know maybe more prone to look. Mediocre pre season because they're gonna wanna save their guys. But yeah I mean everybody is killer RG three Toronto last week right yes so maybe cam Newton's got a little bit an advantage from the neck up piece. Smart to save himself but you know I thought we showed
Butch and Buck discuss where the Red Sox go from here & what their roster will look like next season 8-24-14
Butch and Buck roll on with Sports Sunday and get into what the Red Sox will look to do next, how they can improve the pitching staff and potential trades they could make. The Bogaerts debate plays a huge part in what the future of the team looks like. Butch also briefly gets into fantasy football talk as he prepares for his draft.
of David's argument if Allen Craig Craig. Could play third base if Mike Napoli is at first base if you own assessment is is in left. If could steal it turns out to be good in
think Allen Craig is is targeted corporate speak think they're gonna trade Mike Napoli . Yeah that see that's come up better likelihood of happening and in. Allen Craig at third base well let me go back
Danny Picard and Mike Giardi talk Patriots
Danny talks to Mike about how he feels about Brady and the backup situation.
-- year. And we don't look offensively. -- We know how good Tom Brady is and people have a conversation during the offseason in the lead and not a leader a top five whatever. We dogged Tom Brady is last night and even -- was pre season. He was -- throws that. I would sit nag on you know while this guy is sitting there in the -- region began as motivated as he could ever beat these refinement panel man thread the needle find -- on -- -- a deep pile up the left side. He seems to love to go throw the ball to marine on the back field. It back today did the idea of overreacting in a pre season game I don't think -- overreacted how good Tom Brady looked last night. Yeah and I you know I'm Aaron and I'm really worried about not this time a year you know
-- -- And little example of something does happen to the the Tom Brady you gotta be ready to go and this would be situation we destroy you what. But I think he can just go
The Fantasy Football Hour with Jim Hackett and Pete Davidson -Full Show
You can find the complete show right here. Jim and Pete look at the Patriots performance against the Eagles, Johnny Manziel, reverse drafting and more!
it obviously I think Henry -- becomes the names you know and. Darren Sproles moves are Oracle's well yes we've got time here but I wanted to tease that. For the next segment which is a
Troy Brown, NFL Analyst and former Pats WR, Joins Butch and Buck to Discuss the upcoming NFL season for the Patriots
Troy calls into Sports Sunday to discuss an event he, Tedy Bruschi and BIll Belichick are running Wednesday night in Boston for the Bill Belichick Foundation Scholarship Program. The guys ask him his opinions on what the Pats will look like this season, their improved defense and rule changes in the NFL. He also reminisces and tells some stories about Belichick's personality behind the scenes.
and cocktail 638. On stage will be -- dollar check. Will be Tedy Bruschi and will be our next guest on the line right here on the -- Troy Brown at the hall of fame -- hello Troy how real. What I meant I know right. They'll do a pretty good man.
down the long term contract went away. And patriots hall of Famer Troy Brown you can find them on Comcast on Wednesdays and Garrett and way this year. Covering the patriots is always over Comcast -- you can find him on Wednesday night. 530 the reception starts at the Boston Harbor hotel called the hall of fame hoddle. He can go to Bill Belichick foundation dot org Troy Tedy Bruschi and Bill Belichick it's God's elect monitoring will be on stage. Answered questions having a conversation. And Troy I think in your retirement in the
Brown I mean way avenue it is West Virginia route ten. Designated Troy Brown way -- several years ago they go right -- Yeah just like in football you can take a right -- Troy Brown . -- they think you're right they do that it is glad that I can I ask who. Aboard the and -- -- always great. Always great catching up with the -- speak from personal experience for people that haven't met you go Wednesday night saying hello Troy it'll be worth your while have a great time Wednesday Troy. Everything was beautiful human. Are they got. Troy Brown patriots hall of Famer one of the best I got a mom -- list of patriots pygmies. I think you have to
Butch and Buck discuss their overall expectations for the Patriots this season -- Is this the best Pats team in a over a decade?
After preseason game # 2 Friday night, Butch and Buck get into the Patriots and what they think of the team heading into the 2014 season.
commentary. James Devlin a fullback and linebacker parliament color. They do have DJ Williams and hey man I'm waiting to come back from injury but if Rob Gronkowski goes down. Brady has is to pygmies Brady's
Butch Stearns and Steve Buckley on Sports Sunday: Comparing and contrasting Pedro & the Rocket 8-17-14
Butch and Buck discuss the careers of Pedro and Roger and who they think was the better pitcher, both in a Red Sox uniform and overall.
a Red Sox uniform they had a lot of them. Pedro had Don Zimmer Pedro had the seventeen strikeout game. Roger had a twenty strikeout game twice and all that but the post season changing get
The Fantasy Football Hour with Jim Hackett and Pete Davidson - Segment #3 8-17-14
In the final segment, Jim and Pete discuss multiple preseason games and players that are on their radar early on. They also discuss how to take an overall look at the draft board in your league.
quarterback and you're still -- be staring either Russell Wilson Tony -- Jay Cutler robbery you're content. These guys have yet to -- you separate. -- -- them let's move to another game unless there's someone
you know. -- senior bye week replacement for yours if you had Jay Cutler but perhaps the best way to back up Jay Cutler . For injury purposes could you know could looking Jimmy Claussen who by the way will be -- you know large league you