Aaron Boone joins Mut and Merloni to talk about the early season troubles the Red Sox have had and the defensive struggles.

[0:00:29] ... to offer from ESPN. And of that highlight -- -- during the World Series wanted to Red Sox yankees it's that for game two tonight from Fenway. -- -- joins us here on the eighteenth the outline -- my little Oreo. You're I'm voting you know we -- that highlighted on good you know we've we've talked about a that the but Tim Wakefield was on this morning with the morning guys that -- tucked him a bottom series pine trees over open. Couple of series ...
[0:07:15] ... When they made that move I would who talked leader in the World Series axle became up salty Ross. -- goes to Miami they go AJ Pierzynski in -- did you think that was a good replacement. For Jarrod Saltalamacchia do you have questions based on his reputation all about how he fit in with the -- Well I think the way it ended with salty it would be dropped being obviously so important to the title run -- In -- -- losing playing time especially in the World Series and positional that the I think. Perhaps lost on that it was the continued development. Saltalamacchia. I think I think the fact that he did have the respect that they can step but he was developing into. A real quality. Starting Major League catcher on both sides of the ball with his ability -- while all Clark you know so. So I think. The end of the season and the fact that David Ross took over I think. I think made a lot of votes or whatever for yet you know. How on balance -- with ...




Andy Brickley, NESN: Joins Mut and Merloni to recap the Bruins win against the Red Wings in game 3.
Pierre McGuire of NBC Sports joins the program to talk about Game 3 between the Bruins and the Red Wings. He also discusses the issue of targeting player and weighs in on Matt Cooke's vicious knee hit to Tyson Barrie.

[0:03:24] ... physical play along with a lot of skill. Did you agree with Mike Babcock after that second game when he basically said look wanna play our style of play. Or their style plate here and acknowledging ...
[0:04:09] ... the mother told you can't turn on. Friday the one thing about Mike Babcock I think he's the most creative coach in the NHL. And he'll find a way to solve a plan to his players ...
[0:05:12] ... hurry. In the defense not nearly as good without -- richer and Brian Rafalski. They had to change a lot of what they've done so the creativity of Babcock message comes in the they tried to change on the fly. In the -- -- -- well it doesn't mean they've called Giuliani can't keep up with it -- just -- the one thing might start and that's a big reason why they're in the playoffs. Is because Mike has been able it take this roster re molded and remake it on the fly in the -- made them very dangerous. You know the power play you know the penalty killer should -- for the Boston Bruins you guys agree -- pointing out. How the Bruins are approaching it -- tugboat Babcock what is yet to do it maybe control the puck into the Bruins on the populist. Reuters the number one thing -- -- showed those neutral zone plays of what Boston's doing push back ended up its blaring in the neutral on a north -- ago. Foreign term but it works trust me and then. Mike Babcock can -- that the Olympics -- for team Canada. The literary factor -- make -- almost impossible penetrate there's all the puck ...
[0:09:52] ... he did it to. Election you know more than a Montreal and Boston Bruins game to game it was actually -- in the she's fortunate to work at the beginning. The dark camera so it's happened ...






Mut and Merloni discuss the latest brawl between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Pittsburgh Pirates

[0:04:07] ... things a slight opening IQ what he can't the Yankee Stadium yeah. John Lackey profit off the eighties pop it off or Brian deficit in newspaper like on a Thursday or Friday before the -- You ...
[0:05:07] ... require young players league maybe -- -- -- -- thing is like Eric Hinske still kicking -- just it's just that this is summits. Young players out there that it's like -- they have you know ...




Pierre McGuire of NBC Sports joins the program to talk about the creativity of Red Wings coach Mike Babcock as well as the potential for physical play in the series.

[0:01:30] ... the only reason I say that is because of the creativity of Mike Babcock the coach. I think most people on paper the rosters don't compare Boston roster better on paper. Than -- just because of ...
[0:03:13] ... to my point -- They're saying the mark when we started off Mike Babcock to me is the most creative coaching NHL. Doesn't mean he's the best even though he's getting one of my -- coach ...
[0:04:20] ... attack ought to. And I'll speak to some of the creativity and Mike Babcock. There Pavel Datsyuk -- a 100%. Would probably be the best player in this series how close to want to percent how much of Pavel Datsyuk will we see. Even -- close to a 100% based on all the games I've done and I've got a lot of -- game addiction she Olympics. The fact the demand you imploring -- -- -- Paula just take a little bit she reported being shut. I think Patrice Bergeron both rosters I think countries -- on this season as the -- player on both rosters this season. I just and I ...
[0:05:23] ... penalty kill and -- Chris Killen and huge -- and Denny partying Gregory Campbell are one of the botched. Handler come to control anything Carter leaks so sparked a big loss to social. I mean again ...






Mut and TC discuss how almost every national hockey writer is picking the Bruins to beat Detroit. Will the Bruins be too confident?
Mut and TC preview the Bruins first round match up against Detroit Red Wings

[0:03:25] ... Into chaos he eventually picks the kings over the penguins. As is Stanley Cup final but it's that. 67 words I wanted to highlight here to start the conversation. Kryptonite matchup with the Detroit Wilmington the first round do you feel like thomas' eight Kryptonite matchup. For your Boston Bruins with the Detroit red. I guess -- being gay superhero fan as a child I'd have to say no because Kryptonite means that that they will completely render Superman. You know mortal. I'm it would be a and and -- to the superpowers of the Boston Bruins going -- -- I I think they've drawn a very very very tough match. Unlike -- you saw the -- today into Berkeley. May -- less surprisingly Jack Edwards thinking it's going to be an easy first round nothing's easy but a quick. First round of the Boston Bruins I think this is going to be a long drawn out now meet you I'll -- -- same -- and -- and ...
[0:05:03] ... young players on this red wings team. A lot of ever the American Hockey League. Whichever because I'm a member of the -- -- tell you why then are your doctor -- commercial that says you are ...
[0:08:19] ... you cannot get the feeling with Columbus that they have won their Stanley Cup by making the playoffs exact don't think the red wings field. After this team last year a half of the players in ...
[0:09:47] ... this is a complete. And utter mismatch. Now I know I give Chris Kelly's gonna play tonight quite right now Daniel -- is -- place the summit that is torrent of a flux but. You say ...






Kevin Millar joins the show from the golf course, discussing the Sox struggles to score runs and the Jon Lester contract negotiations.

[0:00:08] ... in the house we are joined every single Friday by our guy Kevin Millar -- who brought you by air rest restoration special stand -- -- -- -- my guess is that. Odds -- Friday it's ...
[0:00:55] ... Struggling offensively Kevin they great -- great pitching last night again from Jon Lester and their bullpen but as an offense that not really found. Their rhythm yet is an office at the plate. Do you ...
[0:03:05] ... be okay. Yeah I know one thing you guys always appreciated with Terry Francona is you would generally know if you were going to be a lot of coming into -- game immediately players expect plenty ...
[0:04:40] ... over the weekend on fox -- the Red Sox at all for Jon Lester for years. And seventy million dollars that we all agree that that number is not gonna get it done but out of that Kevin we have heard that. Some of the players in that Red Sox clubhouse were -- rolled their eyes habits and really that's all organ offered Jon Lester we offered Jacoby Ellsbury. Half we got on the market he went out their became a free agent made a lot of ...






Ty Law joins Mut and Christian Fauria to discuss being a finalist for the Patriots Hall of Fame, the way the game is officiated now, and Darrelle Revis.
Christian Fauria tells us the percentage of Americans that sleep naked and those that sleep with their socks on.

[0:03:41] ... I'll get beat by percent of Americans Wear socks -- Bennett yeah holy crap I would. I would say our -- all percent. NASA -- I don't see what I'll listen to just make it been ...
[0:05:56] ... pitches you think what's on the average how many pitches before baseball Major League Baseball is on the game. How many how many -- how many -- I literally never thought about this before this is why I'm out watching the games like crazy MI -- you'll likely begin to ball you know every other guys but there's -- number two -- eight -- I guess earlier fourteen. Potato it's seven -- they're. Pretty good. Caught a foul balls Sega foul balls getting a new ball seven pitches seven pitches yeah. Full and that's like after 6177797937. Lot of women text in -- do ...