After a reported "low-ball" offer of $70 million over four years, contract talks with the Red Sox ace have come to a stop. Lester will undoubtedly sign a big contract at some point, will it be with the Red Sox?
The Boston Red Sox were swept by the Cubs in embarrassing fashion. John Farrell and Ben Cherington are showing faith in Xander Bogaerts, but should they be? MFB discusses a possible demotion and other frustrations with the young lineup.
Buster Olney of ESPN discuss the contentious Jon Lester contract negotiations, the Red Sox chances of making the playoffs, and the possible moves the team could make at the trade deadline.

[0:01:08] ... to be a line up well if it -- me. I think Ryan Zimmerman should be -- you know it would be left field he said should be. In left field. And he mentioned he thinks ...
[0:01:52] ... guess now the other thing is. Would help private conversation is between Jon Lester and Boston Red Sox -- -- report. So today he is -- baseball's quickly refuted by Lester in the Red Sox I don't believe. That you would just make it up and I think it's at the point now maybe early stage re engaging directly from wrong. It is no need to include Jon Lester until it gets serious where where does it stated in which come with that report. Well it is no question and Andy in at some point. It recently the Red Sox indeed you can argue that it on Saturday night was it a week ago wouldn't do you have any way to read document trying to get that thing. At least you get to a point where they're putting an offer on the table but I think the worst of the barn door I think it's all but over the Jon Lester is going to free agency and I think the only way to play. Circumvent that is if the Red Sox do with ...
[0:10:21] ... throw at you you're just because I do think other skiers that David Ross got JP the other day that those get the best out of Jake Peavy was auditioning and it just kind of the way I looked at you to -- Jake Peavy. To be traded maybe make one more start or even the coming weeks and and who would be possible buyers. Well first ...





The guys discuss Koji Uehara's fatigue and Xander's loss of discipline at the plate.
The guys discuss whether or not the World Cup was a success for the United States.
DJ discusses Shawn Thornton's new deal, and the on going negotiations with Jerome Iginla

[0:00:52] ... one and joining us right now middays with an FB boomer -- Christian Fauria and Tim bends the best of your knowledge DJ is -- again was still out there is a freeagent. Yeah I mean ...
[0:03:10] ... go side another fighter they were going to lose him same with Jarome Iginla if you leave Iraq to go and sign the first line right wing. One because those guys are really gonna be out ...
[0:04:27] ... move somebody I mean I still like to look at two guys. Chris Kelly is one. And -- -- -- -- -- to take its contract and who don't mean buffalo suddenly is like signing these ...
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Brad Feldman, the New England Revolution Play by Play announcer, breaks down what to expect from the game this afternoon.
The guys continue their discussion of the dangerous fisher cat, the return of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, and famous Belgians
Celtics first round draft pick and Kentucky stand out calls into the program to talk about joining the Celtics and his amazing dunk in the National Championship game

[0:00:00] ... With the seventeenth pick in the 2014. NBA draft the Boston Celtics elect. James Young. -- Oregon next we're talking more Celtics basketball again thanks to Travis Ford for joining us the head coach the Oklahoma State cowboys who coached market Smart joining us right now on the hotline is James Young. The other draft choice from the first round by the Boston Celtics -- number seventeen heard Adam silver with the introduction right there. James thanks for joining us and you just got a heck of a -- an endorsement from Travis Ford the former Kentucky wildcat now Oklahoma State coach you like your game -- Marcus is game I think you two are gonna. Go and work together as members of the Boston Celtics now -- your rookies going forward. Obama but I wouldn't connect the world of course I mean we have thickness and of ...
[0:02:36] ... it wouldn't be in this position. Doctor James Young seventeen pickle overall Boston Celtics formally Kentucky Wildcats in James it is seat. Coach -- talk a little bit after the draft this local reporter -- in ...
[0:04:28] ... very surprised and happy. Glad the -- -- to support me and human resources. -- -- You're pretty good idea that they were there and stimulus -- a lot of communication with the pre draft. From ...
[0:06:54] ... James thanks a lot for joining us best of luck in your Boston Celtics career we're gonna enjoy covering you and thanks for taking a few moments to join us today to talk about being drafted ...






Former coach of Celtics 1st-round pick Marcus Smart, Travis Ford joins MFB to talk about what Celtics fans should expect from the strong point guard. Among other things, Coach Ford says Smart will be a hard worker, and will improve his shooting ability.