We check in with the manager of the local nine to get his take on the Sox recent hot run, the performance of the pitching staff and much more.

[0:00:06] ... pretty good chance -- gonna lose now and then. And unfortunately for Jake Peavy there's a pretty good chance when he pitches they're not -- score any runs. It it it varies from year to year last year was John Lackey was in that case that can't. I mean they just didn't score we pitched it just didn't I can remember -- were ...
[0:00:55] ... be called a tough luck losers without a lot. It's not on John Lackey level Lester John Lackey had a losing record last year it was a good pitcher. Problem. Jake Peavy is not a good picture Lois ER plus of his career right now highest -- of his career right now. Second highest ERA of his career right now. Tied for the highest home run up per nine innings of -- career one point five where's that -- block these are bad pitcher who. Communicates well with the media. That's why he's described this -- it's medium guys at 101 these are good. It IE -- manipulation -- an international sport all towards Jake Peavy all of that corny not run support problem that's the picture problem. Like even who is armed and they worked it out. ...
[0:02:47] ... Ed you know what will dive right into it with the weight Jake Peavy has been pitching. Are you a point where you consider replacing him in your starting rotation. No not at this point. And ...
[0:04:56] ... pitcher on the team. What do -- Iran's support last year was John Lackey we were talking about the second remembering your work Tim Wakefield just didn't get any run support whatsoever. Is this Jake -- ...






We discuss Sidney Rice's retirement from the NFL, and the greater issue, which is concussions and head injuries in the NFL.

[0:00:33] ... injuries that included two concussions. You remember that Haiti tucked in the Super Bowl. Where he just got. Whopper. And he has decided primarily because the concussions. He said himself that. It's just not worth it ...
[0:01:07] ... anymore now we as football fans we applaud and appreciate tough players. Wes Welker ominous -- -- He'd get over the middle get his head taken off get back up and get back in the huddle. ...
[0:02:57] ... he wanted to look at this. Where they they've looked at videotape. Wes Welker talking in 2007. And compared it to how Wes Welker sounds talking now. And sounds different. And you know there is a cumulative hold these things take after awhile. And to Sydney ...
[0:04:21] ... think 09 might have been when I started to feel it. That Wes Welker would see -- just trying to. Shake his head in and they're not all concussions but now the research says it's not ...






We tackle four topics all revolving around predictions and concerns for the Patriots entering the 2014 season.

[0:07:56] ... You get back to normal production from guys like Vince Wilfork and Tommy Kelly and Jerod Mayo injured guys. Really decimated the Patriots defense last year then I think. You're looking at a top five defense ...
[0:09:16] ... love some of these guys Mike Vrabel. Tedy Bruschi. Rodney Harrison. Even Ty Law. I don't think we've seen an all time great Richard Seymour and we've seen an all time great on defense in his ...
[0:14:36] ... offensive line currently here I was but -- part of that was Logan Mankins to. Remember. -- beat him in media in Denver right he'd like now pot is sold. He's not getting replaced. So that's ...
[0:16:46] ... he's been -- Right guard -- in the cross hairs right guard Dan Connolly Connolly -- 32 in September started 58 games over the past four seasons has several factors working against them. He was so ...






We talk about what the New England Patriots and the rest of the NFL might look like in 2014.
We discuss the home run achievements David Ortiz made last night that moved him ahead of Carl Yaztremski, and discuss Papi's place among all the all-time great Sox sluggers.
We tackle four topics all sparked by the unexpected emergence of young Brock Holt in the Red Sox lineup.
The fall out from Tony Dungy's comments about Michael Sam.
We delve into Tony Dungy's comments on Michael Sam and drafting him, and how there may be more at work here than on the surface.

[0:01:17] ... He's number four. Josh -- -- etc. yeah. Or respect actors as Bethel Johnson 2.0. Johnny -- Zell has the top selling Jersey in the national football Johnny felt like you like -- like problem. Love ...
[0:04:42] ... think when Michael -- You think that there is pressure. On the St. Louis Rams. Keep him on the team when you look at we talked but the trend and I felt. And we're talking about things ...
[0:05:26] ... defensive line is going to be tough for him but at the St. Louis Rams. You know what some peoples -- say oh you cut him. Because of his sexuality because -- preferences. I would think I ...
[0:06:26] ... and put a month practice squad I think he sticks around. -- Tony Dungy today. In best part of a story in the Tampa Tribune. Tony Dungy talked about -- And talked about the drafting Michael this is what Tony Dungy said and I quote I wouldn't have taken him. Not because I don't believe Michael -- should have a chance to play. ...






We talk Sox after a sweep over the Royals at Fenway. We look at fan interest and how nothing in the AL East is even remotely decided at this point.
We tackle four topics, all spawned by Rory McIroy's futures bet he placed on his own son 10 years ago.