Mut and Merloni talk about Jackie Bradley Jr. and his great performance Monday night against Texas in which he had a pair of dazzling catches and three hits.

[0:02:46] ... ball. And gets to a a fly ball I'll open a musher Shane Victorino gets to you in right field Shane Victorino the gold Glover played right field -- Fenway Park. That catch that probably made attract apple last night -- to -- watch ...
[0:08:52] ... wrote down watch and I came back kept last night was the Peter Gammons quote. Where Gammons had a column -- should -- only had a column. We talked to evaluate a couple years ago who ...
[0:09:31] ... for the steam right now because last night to guide -- around John Lackey was great. You can get great defense theory play with catcher. But John Lackey fought through it so haven't guys and it's been things have been sloppy defensively. Have a gala probably junior right field patrol -- plays at Fenway that's huge. In addition to Bradley junior that's the guy we shoot last night was John Lackey. People get -- -- after the first game all this is why think about maybe extending on down the stretch and in the year of the contract. Come back and talk about Lackey because. I they're gonna have the discussion not an April may June July August September John Lackey pitched like he pitched the first two games. Wanna extend this guy out over the wanna pay about half billion dollars next year. Is he was terrific you saw up close to Monica back to talk about the story that is. John Lackey year 2014. With your calls at 61777979837. Mott and -- Sports Radio. ...





Mut and Merloni discuss the reports that say Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs has interest in purchasing the Buffalo Bills.
In his one appearance for the Red Sox in 2013, Brayan Villarreal faced one batter, threw four straight balls, and walked the winning run in.

[0:03:43] ... right in only 181000. People and I had it checked America played Major League Baseball that's gonna write the U. Does it seems load of me. He says statistic but this where it is less capacity for ...
[0:04:38] ... to be at that 181000 people after 130 years say they played Major League Baseball amazing. That's crazy at number so -- to me. Is it to be a lot higher via rail gets a ring you're ...
[0:06:42] ... opening weekend. Jeremy Jacob of the -- -- potentially open owning. The Buffalo Bills in addition. To the Boston Bruins and as a way to get us talking a little bit about some college basketball issues. I'm gonna tell you the worst. Story. No one cares about brackets again I'm gonna tell you the most heartbreaking. Gut ...





Mut and Merloni react to a brutal home opening series for the Red Sox as they lost three straight to the Brewers.

[0:06:30] ... I do brought golf fifteen straight starts of quality starts this team John Lackey got back at the John Lackey that. You thought -- get aside from Anaheim a lot of things went well I figured this year. With the backdrop of is Jon Lester going to be year -- buckles -- take a step forward and of all the things I saw this week and you're saying it's only once start. That was -- -- -- most say big picture. What are the biggest impact on the writes doctor clay buckle is that sort of pitcher and he's not the guys saw the first apple last year. Then having that -- number two behind Jon Lester. Maybe it's John Lackey or maybe it's nobody maybe I don't know -- -- it was very good -- QB didn't really have a last year. ...
[0:10:04] ... you know what does this I'll feel really looked like this before Grady Sizemore showed up there and Grady came here but even. Yeah before -- we don't know what he's going to be ethnic Zambia ...
[0:11:49] ... You know in case you know and and it lets say -- Eric Chavez was a guy that you would want but that type of player that is now a role player. That angle their play third base of some happens maybe get sneaky around. My concern is that I was tested recollect depth. Depth and the health field losing Ellsbury in depth and left side of the infield and I lost middle Brooks well it's been 21 minutes you're not mentioned yep but you. Putting call Stephen Drew today no you are Stephen Drew is bigger supporter Boston up the sides John Ferrell. Others injured left side of the infield and I think -- I'm shocked give mention his name yet that's your guy. -- in the left side by beat parents the listen about it yeah Stephen Drew yeah what do I would have brought a man. Long before this -- you are to be on this team you know. But at this point. You know what -- Brooks took days to weeks but I'm Stephen Drew gets up to speeds argument three -- -- by the middle Brooks is back into the swing and -- in. All right ...





As the Bruins start to look at potential first-round playoff opponents, Pierre McGuire weighs in on Colombus and Detroit and talks us through the match-ups. He also says Patrice Bergeron is a "slam-dunk" for the Selke Award and should be in consideration for the MVP.
As he does every Friday during the season, Kevin Millar joined the show talk about the Red Sox keeping together this current rotation, which involves getting Jon Lester under contract. Millar also touches on Grady Sizemore and what his workload should be.
Just prior to Opening Day Festivities, Principal Owner John Henry joined the show to discuss the youth of this team and the importance of utilizing players at the right time. He also shed some light on the John Lester contract situation.

[0:00:05] ... and it does seem like as soon. -- just carried over right Jon Lester it's. -- -- -- -- With this -- in the White House not you feel like between the events Tuesday. And then what happens -- Fenway Park. After today you start to look forward ...
[0:02:13] ... to be -- it's -- -- Good doctors retraining you guys extend David Ortiz. It's. Its Internet team -- -- probably been through this year but some people that stated that was strictly ownership decision. Convince ...
[0:03:13] ... extend. -- surprised you weren't able to come to an agreement with Jon Lester. John a contract extension and how would you characterize the -- now we've heard a pause -- They happen during the season ...
[0:08:06] ... all that. -- -- I don't know if not a key thing John Henry Red Sox principal owners to when he gets side thinking for joining us here. It's weak airlines we get set for a ...






Today on Daily Diamond the boys talk about Jonathan Papelbon

[0:00:02] ... He war but. When. You see. Jonathan Papelbon -- friend right now currently the most hated athlete in Philadelphia our. I can't stand them -- arsenal at Smart personal note ...
[0:00:58] ... The whole thing was can't just one of those things then -- cue ball and surveys. Yeah they did double play ball which he thinks a game ending double play. -- this. One of those days. ...
[0:01:45] ... go to Belcher. Jericho Rios. Doubled to Mitch Moreland. And an infield ground ball he's talking about I think the little cue ball adult playbook cue ball -- the double play ball. Was the one that the key get really upset about. It loyalists Martinez hit and first and third Europe one. And called the infield and Ike is now the N double up Markey who knows and tell -- they'll play ball because the infield then. Utley dole when mr. so. Below is the safe. And at day eighty years he is in for a long one I think on their Philadelphia -- friend Jonathan Papelbon did make any friends last year -- a subpoena him going to the year. It comes out year India is second appearance ...
[0:03:50] ... hour fastball rights and -- some funds -- Numbers here managing it Jimmy Rollins the whole thing going on -- happening at night get Jonathan Papelbon. That's sits in that city. That's tough. This morning on WIP. A great station in Philadelphia they pulled their listeners and asked who should be the Phillies. Closer usually the Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon 0%. -- Got a lawyer -- people. Aren't people that all of this they could get one vote 0%. So rival either ...






Mike Reiss joins the show to talk Patriots. He discusses why the Patriots would be looking into drafting a quarterback. He touches on who would have their contract tweaked next. He also talks on the voting process of the Patriots Hall of Fame.

[0:07:29] ... you love another big defensive lineman because. You know Vince Wilfork and Tommy Kelly this is more of a short term picture with those guys you gotta be thinking it. You know big picture linebacker depth ...
[0:08:58] ... be insurance if something happened. Friction in the Jones and and brought Rob Ninkovich so I think it's worth looking at I think it would probably be a minimum tight money based on where he is ...
[0:10:34] ... because. Some of the players were now discussing the tight -- the Troy Brown Drew Bledsoe it. I actually covered you know went sort of an end. Looked at them you know from more about. A ...
[0:11:17] ... choice. But I would make the case that you know why not Bill Parcells then and he's a polarizing candidate because. He was here for four years the way it and it wasn't good but. You know for me when he came here in 93 everything changed and they keep. The franchise relatives did it keep fans hope and then I would part of that at the time it was sort of found. You know that turned everything around the last three patriots policy. Inductees Bledsoe Troy Brown Tedy Bruschi all wrapped it -- initially coached by Parcells. The -- he I've sort of like part of this year betting it can be tough. To beat out title. Guess I almost feel like the other ever gonna adjust this thing and put a class in its like. That these hall of fame was terrific and I feel like the next five years it's sent out all right I mean it's a levee built Bill Parcells can't be put in a dialogue should be put -- but. They they all should be put it might go to one ...






Jackie MacMullan joins the show and gives her insight as to why the Patriots are looking at quarterbacks in this years draft. She discusses the issue of the Celtics tanking and grade Brad Stevens on his first year as the Celtic's head coach. She also talks about the new instant replay in the MLB.

[0:01:30] ... Foxborough. The last couple of days you wrote an open letter what Tom Brady might be thinking to the patriots. Are a couple of months ago is he told that. Is wanna play that he not ...
[0:03:14] ... QBR. Last year that the app in your report. What's the best college football. Quarterbacks that lead in QBR they're all in the and it -- and they're all doing well and I -- it will ...
[0:04:15] ... it's still even a year early to project out that guy post Tom Brady. Right there I mean I think if you were evaluating these players. And you have an interest in one or the other ...
[0:08:28] ... important thing the last time -- sixteen. -- purposely tanking back when ML Carr the coach. You know the integrity of the game with compromised in my opinion that would make it. They were you know ...