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Forget about whether he wants Cole Hamels -- can Red Sox OF Shane Victorino ...

John Tomase  |  03/26/2015 - 11:59pm EST

Spring training is winding down and Shane Victorino finds himself front and center for multiple reasons, only some of which have anything to do with baseball. He has been saying all spring that he'd trade prospects for Cole Hamels, but it suddenly became news when my old co-worker, Tony Mazz, put some words in his mouth about one of those prospects being Mookie Betts. Victorino, who can't help himself, took exception. But that's far from the most important issue surrounding the outfielder as we prepare for the 2015 season. Will he be healthy on Opening Day? How about in October? Are the Red Sox better with him or Rusney Castillo in right field? There are more questions than answers. So let's break down where things stand with Victorino on ...

Lost point could be costly for Bruins

DJ Bean  |  03/26/2015 - 11:28pm EST

What a difference 38.5 seconds makes. Entering Thursday night, there were 18 points remaining to be had for the Bruins. Given that Ottawa sat one point ahead of Boston with a game in hand, each and every possible point was and still is critical for a Bruins team that does not control its destiny. So while Boston played a much-improved game from their lackluster showings last weekend, taking positives from a game in which they squandered one of those desperately needed 18 points isn’t enough. Good vibes can only take you so far, and the downtrodden spirits of the players after the game suggested as much. “We need results,” Chris Kelly said. “That’s ultimately, at the end of the day, what we’re playing for. ...

Desperate times: Exploring possibility of a Bruins super line

DJ Bean  |  03/25/2015 - 11:30pm EST

The Bruins’ three best forwards, in no particular order, are Patrice Bergeron, David Krejci and Brad Marchand. What better way to go for broke in a desperate push for the playoffs than by playing them all on the same line? That could be the Bruins’ plan in the immediate future, and it's worth trying in a season in which most things seemingly have not worked. With the B’s desperate to win games and Krejci nearing a return from a torn MCL, Bergeron, Krejci and Marchand have skated together on a line in Boston’s last two practices. Krejci, one of the league’s best centers, has been working at right wing while the longtime pair of Bergeron and Marchand continue their fifth season as linemates. The prospect of such a ...

Here's hoping Jets give us a team actually worth hating

John Tomase  |  03/25/2015 - 10:22pm EST

If the entire U.S. military marched in full force on the Delaware National Guard, would we call it a Border War? No. We'd call it a tsunami extinguishing a birthday candle, an ICBM splatting a fly. It's not a war if one side has nukes and the other moldy cap guns. That's what makes the latest round of I-know-you-are-but-what-am-I between the Patriots and Jets so absurd. The Pats hit the Jets with a petty tampering charge over the latter's courtship of Darrelle Revis that boiled down to, "Woody Johnson is a buffoon. Please punish him." The Jets responded by leveling an even more ludicrous counter-claim at the Pats that basically concurred: "Woody Johnson here. Yep, still a buffoon." But between all the pettiness and ...

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03/24/2015 - 6:57pm

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Sitting in an empty JetBlue Park Tuesday morning, still sweating from a series of baserunning drills executed after another round of batting practice, David Ortiz wanted to relay a message. "I will be there. I will get there. I haven't arrived right now, but I will get there," he said. "Once I start playing and start ... more »

03/26/2015 - 11:59pm

Spring training is winding down and Shane Victorino finds himself front and center for multiple reasons, only some of which have anything to do with baseball. He has been saying all spring that he'd trade prospects for Cole Hamels, but it suddenly became news when my old co-worker, Tony Mazz, put some words in his mouth about one of those prospects ... more »

03/25/2015 - 1:34am

Two decades ago, it was the Border War. Now? This feels more like a an endless playground fight between third-graders. In the wake of Robert Kraft’s statements Monday at the league meetings regarding Darrelle Revis— the Patriots owner said the team "wanted to keep" Revis and made a "very competitive offer" but it ... more »

03/26/2015 - 11:28pm

What a difference 38.5 seconds makes. Entering Thursday night, there were 18 points remaining to be had for the Bruins. Given that Ottawa sat one point ahead of Boston with a game in hand, each and every possible point was and still is critical for a Bruins team that does not control its destiny. So while Boston played a much-improved game from their ... more »

01/29/2015 - 12:34am

"Tom Brady will never win another MVP. He's never going to play in another Super Bowl in New England. His best days are gone, and the days at a level right below his best days are gone. There will be flashes of the old form, but those will be outnumbered by what we've seen the last year and a half. It's only going to get worse for Brady and the ... more »

03/12/2015 - 2:11pm

Bill Belichick is taking a big gamble. He's betting he can rebuild his defense while just retooling his offense. The Jets, Dolphins and Bills have already laid big chips on the table, taking their gambles with Darrelle Revis (Jets), Ndamukong Suh (Dolphins) and LeSean McCoy (Bills). That's what this first wild and wacky week of free agency has ... more »

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Greg and Chris talk more offseason happenings with the Pats and their plans. They talk about some of the free agents toward the bottom of the list with Stevan Ridley and Dan Connolly. Price thinks that Connolly could end up back with the Pats and Ridley elsewhere (Cowboys?), but Greg thinks they both could be back. They also chat about the departure of VInce Wilfork and what he meant to the organization, the re-signing of McCourty and more.

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Hot Stove Show 03-26-15

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Mut, Tomase, and Bradford kick things off talking about Shane Victorino taking offense to people reading into some comments he made about trading for Cole Hamels. They also discuss Blake Swihart and how soon he could be up if Christian Vazquez starts the season on the DL.

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Sunday Skate with WEEI's DJ Bean and ESPN Boston's Joe McDonald -- Hour #2 3-22-15

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