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The Red Sox lost to the Yankees but still won the AL East and Christian celebrated winning the division. He also looked ahead to who the Red Sox will play in the first round of the playoffs. Christian also talked about the problems with Kimbrel and how the bullpen will do in the playoffs
Vintage Rex today... while Belichick is deep in to game film and preparation, Rex is making practical jokes against Julian Edelman and getting testy with the Boston media.

[0:16:58] ... Rex Ryan briefly traced Tweeter the subtle little while ago we quoted Kyle Williams. A patriots killer rode good defensive player on the on the bills with sand. Rob meaning Rob Ryan has given us a ...
[0:19:30] ... things happen to think about it for a minute Jack ache. You're Tom Brady they if you're not the best quarterback in football you're arguably your in the discussion of the best quarterback who's ever played the game. And and you're gonna piper for the veteran minimum. And B if you're Jimmy drop below you're gonna give up the prime years of your career to be a clipboard holder for Tom Brady for what reason. Well I think Brady. Even if you did get more money somewhere else probably would still prefer to play in new England and go rob although you may not have a choice at the pat. Franchise agreement then and not starting from a musher and out work. Well let. The franchise it means you gotta pay him among the top five quarterbacks in the NFL and. It's just I don't see how economically that works and let's see how that make sure your team better. Let me Tom Brady all part like the minimum that you sort reduce our pairings and well OK okay why would he play for the minimum ...
[0:20:55] ... a whole locker room and that's how this team has been successful Tom Brady is already vastly. Underpaid and David Ortiz it's the same yank it in in the world of NFL quarterbacks he's already vastly ...
[0:24:10] ... that again you know. The one thing I do know procedure is Tom Brady's snapped quarterback and I feel good about that. They wait to be a 100% Ron as usual. Belichick's press conferences are our ...






Vintage Rex today... while Belichick is deep in to game film and preparation, Rex is making practical jokes against Julian Edelman and getting testy with the Boston media.

[0:16:58] ... Rex Ryan briefly traced Tweeter the subtle little while ago we quoted Kyle Williams. A patriots killer rode good defensive player on the on the bills with sand. Rob meaning Rob Ryan has given us a ...
[0:19:30] ... things happen to think about it for a minute Jack ache. You're Tom Brady they if you're not the best quarterback in football you're arguably your in the discussion of the best quarterback who's ever played the game. And and you're gonna piper for the veteran minimum. And B if you're Jimmy drop below you're gonna give up the prime years of your career to be a clipboard holder for Tom Brady for what reason. Well I think Brady. Even if you did get more money somewhere else probably would still prefer to play in new England and go rob although you may not have a choice at the pat. Franchise agreement then and not starting from a musher and out work. Well let. The franchise it means you gotta pay him among the top five quarterbacks in the NFL and. It's just I don't see how economically that works and let's see how that make sure your team better. Let me Tom Brady all part like the minimum that you sort reduce our pairings and well OK okay why would he play for the minimum ...
[0:20:55] ... a whole locker room and that's how this team has been successful Tom Brady is already vastly. Underpaid and David Ortiz it's the same yank it in in the world of NFL quarterbacks he's already vastly ...
[0:24:10] ... that again you know. The one thing I do know procedure is Tom Brady's snapped quarterback and I feel good about that. They wait to be a 100% Ron as usual. Belichick's press conferences are our ...






John joins us from NY and tells us why he left Price in, what to expect from the rest of this Yankees series, and more.

[0:00:00] ... of New York right now and doc to the manager of the Boston Red Sox are weekly conversation with John Ferrell has brought to you by our belly insurance. And buy cars for kids John it's dale ...
[0:04:41] ... they've been extremely. Extremely productive and successful most parts. We're talking to Red Sox manager John Farrell I'm sure this has been discussed with in the organization and I'm sure you have a thought process and a plan going forward. But how important is it for instance for the Red Sox that obviously clinch the division first but. How hard how important is it to maybe perhaps get the number one seed in ...
[0:07:28] ... more on. Says those ceremonies that the teams no doubt gonna happen David Ortiz is is that something you allow yourself to give any thought to negate aviat. But it contemplated at all Ortiz final weekend is that. And on the in the regular season. You know Jerry are other than the fact that the that's arriving. We know we know there's going to be there we know there's going to be a ceremony but as far as the details and sign it that is totally on our our on our. Our business side and certainly with same can be and the number of people that are on that. End of things are to keep telling us the Red Sox are second to none when it comes. You know I think putting on the age ceremony of these types. So David certainly ...
[0:09:38] ... we'll talk to next week bearish here and take care that is Red Sox manager John Ferrell. Our weekly conversation with John brought you by our belly insurance and buy cars for its. Ala to open ...






John joins us from NY and tells us why he left Price in, what to expect from the rest of this Yankees series, and more.

[0:00:00] ... of New York right now and doc to the manager of the Boston Red Sox are weekly conversation with John Ferrell has brought to you by our belly insurance. And buy cars for kids John it's dale ...
[0:04:41] ... they've been extremely. Extremely productive and successful most parts. We're talking to Red Sox manager John Farrell I'm sure this has been discussed with in the organization and I'm sure you have a thought process and a plan going forward. But how important is it for instance for the Red Sox that obviously clinch the division first but. How hard how important is it to maybe perhaps get the number one seed in ...
[0:07:28] ... more on. Says those ceremonies that the teams no doubt gonna happen David Ortiz is is that something you allow yourself to give any thought to negate aviat. But it contemplated at all Ortiz final weekend is that. And on the in the regular season. You know Jerry are other than the fact that the that's arriving. We know we know there's going to be there we know there's going to be a ceremony but as far as the details and sign it that is totally on our our on our. Our business side and certainly with same can be and the number of people that are on that. End of things are to keep telling us the Red Sox are second to none when it comes. You know I think putting on the age ceremony of these types. So David certainly ...
[0:09:38] ... we'll talk to next week bearish here and take care that is Red Sox manager John Ferrell. Our weekly conversation with John brought you by our belly insurance and buy cars for its. Ala to open ...






Inspired by what should happen at Yankee Stadium tonight or tomorrow, we look at four other memorable moments in which the Red Sox clinched a playoff berth.

[0:03:03] ... be. September 28 2000 implore the Red Sox to take him at Tampa Bay. Devil Rays. They needed to win. Solidified their spot. In the playoffs and we all know what would happen later on airs this. Three ...
[0:03:37] ... by second base died 51 another is that Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Devil Rays have a disarray. And they earn at least a wild card berth this postseason play. They will open somewhere. Wedeman with the ...
[0:04:10] ... the stretch Pedro is last three games is CRA was 935. That Derek Lowe had pitched his way out of the rotation member not of us wanted to see and part of them you're in the ...
[0:07:04] ... was there and I remember traipsing back to the hotel afterwards. And Andrew Miller checking back into the hotel with me because he was gonna go home from from Baltimore the next morning he wasn't coming ...






We close the day out with the best sound clips of the day, including Rex's clown show.
Inspired by what should happen at Yankee Stadium tonight or tomorrow, we look at four other memorable moments in which the Red Sox clinched a playoff berth.

[0:03:03] ... be. September 28 2000 implore the Red Sox to take him at Tampa Bay. Devil Rays. They needed to win. Solidified their spot. In the playoffs and we all know what would happen later on airs this. Three ...
[0:03:37] ... by second base died 51 another is that Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Devil Rays have a disarray. And they earn at least a wild card berth this postseason play. They will open somewhere. Wedeman with the ...
[0:04:10] ... the stretch Pedro is last three games is CRA was 935. That Derek Lowe had pitched his way out of the rotation member not of us wanted to see and part of them you're in the ...
[0:07:04] ... was there and I remember traipsing back to the hotel afterwards. And Andrew Miller checking back into the hotel with me because he was gonna go home from from Baltimore the next morning he wasn't coming ...






We close the day out with the best sound clips of the day, including Rex's clown show.