Now that Dave Dombrowski has his reliever, he’s turning his attention to a first baseman/DH, and defending Gold Glover Mitch Moreland is reportedly on his radar.
The free agent, who has spent his entire career with the Rangers, checks some boxes for the Red Sox. He’s left-handed, which Dombrowski wants in that spot, and he’s capable of not only playing first base, but playing it well, as evidenced by his 2016 Gold Glove.
What’s unclear is if Moreland would be willing to sign a short-term contract to fit what the Red Sox envision for the role. The team is looking for short years at short money to fill their DH opening, which manager John Farrell believes will rotate among players.
Moreland, 31, is coming off a down season offensively that saw him hit .233 with 22 homers and 60 RBIs. Two years ago, however, he batted...
Sunday’s 26-10 win over the Rams was a milestone win for Tom Brady, as it was win No. 201, which allowed Brady to pass Peyton Manning for the most all-time among NFL quarterbacks.
Patriots owner Robert Kraft presented him the game ball afterwards in the locker room and Brady said many of his friends and former teammates reached out to him following the game.
On Westwood One’s pregame show for Monday Night Football, Jim Gray asked Brady if a few high profile people reached out to him, including Roger Goodell.
“I got that question earlier today [on Kirk & Callahan] and no, but I wouldn’t expect that anyway, so that...
OXON HILL, Md. — The Red Sox have seemingly taken care of their top offseason priority.
According to a major league source, the Red Sox have acquired hard-throwing relief pitcher Tyler Thornburg from the Brewers. Multiple outlets report that the Red Sox will be sending the Brewers infielder Travis Shaw, minor-leaguer infielder Mauricio Dubon and minor-league reliever Josh Pennington.
The 28-year-old Thornburg totaled a 2.15 ERA in 67 appearances for the Brewers in 2016, saving 13 games. He struck out 90 batters in just 67 innings, walking 25.
Thornburg, a third-round selection by Milwaukee in the 2010 draft, throws his fastball between 94-97 mph. He has had issues with his right elbow, having been shut down for a period the 2014 season, but found success (and health) once the Brewers committed to him as a reliever last season.
Thornburg won’t be eligible for free agency until after the 2019 season.
TUESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: San Antonio at Minnesota, 8 p.m. (NBA) College basketball: Brown at Providence, 7 p.m. (FS2) College basketball: Purdue vs. Arizona State, 7 p.m. (ESPN) College basketball: Princeton vs. California, 7 p.m. (FS1) College basketball: Villanova vs. La Salle, 7 p.m. (ESPN2) College basketball: Youngstown State at Michigan State, 7 p.m. (ESPNU) College basketball: Fresno State at Marquette, 7:30 p.m. (CBSSN) College basketball: IPFW at Notre Dame, 9 p.m. (ESPNU) College basketball: Texas at...
What you’re watching is a boy become a man in David Pastrnak.
In just his 21st game of the season, it was the 20-year-old Pastrnak that came through with two key goals, including the overtime game-winner, in a 4-3 final over the visiting Panthers, his 14th and 15th goals of the year.
His clinic against the Cats was just par for the course in a game in which the Bruins simply devoured the Panthers’ D for 36 shots against.
The weak point of the Panthers through the first two months of the season, the Bruins exposed their shoddy defensive play with some first period trickery. Or just some flatout mind numbing patience.
It was center David Krejci that set up camp behind the Florida net with enough patience and borderline boredom from No. 46 that lulled the Panthers into a puck-watching daze while winger Tim Schaller broke...
Butch Stearns joins Glenn and Fred to react to the Patriots victory over the Rams. They discuss Tom Brady's record setting 201st quarterback victory and debate if he is truly the greatest player of all time.
Glenn and Fred open the show reacting to the Patriots beat down of the Los Angeles Rams. They discuss the defense and debate whether todays game is a sign of things to come.
Pete and Price get to more analysis and breakdowns as they discuss how both of these teams will approach one another. They talk about things to keep an eye on and interesting stats before getting Price's prediction.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Ben Kichen of the 'Dale and Holley Show' talk about what the Celtics will need to do in order to be considered one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference along with the Cavs.
WEEI's Mike Petraglia talks with Josue Pavon about how the Celtics are looking better with Al Horford back on the court and the overall toughness of this team.
Mike Petraglia and Ben Kichen preview the Celtics season. Will Jaylen Brown be an impact rookie and prove he was the right pick at #3? Will the Celtics win the Atlantic Division? Is the season a failure if the Celtics don't advance past the first round of the playoffs?
Mut, Bradford, and Tomase talk with Curt Schilling to get his reaction to Dan Shaughnessy and Jon Heyman's comments about not voting for Curt for the Hall of Fame again based on some of Schilling's comments on social media.
Mut, Bradford, and Tomase are taking some calls and reaction to their interview with Curt Schilling in regards to Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame voting. We also hear about Rob's upcoming working vacation to the Dominican Republic for the David Ortiz Charity Golf Classic.
Mut, Bradford, and Tomase are talking about Dan Shaughnessy's column about how he would no longer vote for Curt Schilling for the Hall of Fame. They then talk with Curt Schilling getting his thoughts on the whole situation and whether he would rather make the HoF or the Senate.
Hour two of Saturday Skate after a Bruins 2-1 over Buffalo, with Ken Laird and Rear Admiral debating the status of Krejci, Chara, Krug and Bergeron.
The first hour of Saturday Skate starts up against the third period of Bruins - Sabres, so Ken Laird and Rear Admiral give some Red Sox hot stove and Rob Gronkowski thoughts before moving into Bruins - Sabres game reaction
Ken Laird and Ty Anderson chat Bruins after a 2-1 win in Florida improved the team's record to 5-4.
Gerry, Kirk and Alex opened the show discussing the extension of John Farrell. Alex loved the move.
In a wild 9:00 hour the guys broke news on the Tyler Thornburg trade and Alex Reimer praised LeBron James.
IN the 8 am hour listeners voiced their displeasure with Alex and Reimer made his case as to why Gronk should retire at the age of 27.
Glenn, Lou and Christian react live on the air when the Chris Sale trade was announced. The guys break down which prospects get sent over and how great the rotation now looks.
Glenn, Lou and Christian react to a rant from the Louisville women's basketball coach about why he hates participation trophies and soft kids.
Dale and Michael sit down with head coach Bill Belichick to discuss the win over the Rams, but spend a lot of time remembering the 2001 championship team, which was honored this past weekend for it's 15th anniversary.
We check in with former Patriots fullback Heath Evans, now an analyst on the NFL Network for his thoughts on the Patriots latest win, losing Gronk, the best teams in the league and much more.
Mut and Michael Holley discuss this Sox news late on a Patriots Monday.
Kirk Minihane, WEEI Podcast King, talks to the Podcast Godfather Adam Carolla about his new documentary about Le Mans, the backlash from the Election, and his time with Donald Trump on the Apprentice. The audio quality isn't great but the conversation is.
Kirk Minihane is a non-believer, Larry Johnson is a preacher, when Larry found Kirk doesn't believe in God he challenged Kirk to allow him on to the podcast to talk about religion and faith. Kirk and Larry have a tremendous conversation about God and Larry tries to convert Kirk into a believer.
Kirk Minihane sits down with Barstool Sports contributor and podcast host John Feitelberg. Kirk and Feitelberg talk about the rise of barstool, the sale of the website, what it is like to work for Dave Portnoy, and their live podcast shows at the Wilbur Theater.
Ken Laird and Chris Curtis do what they can with Tuesday's show recap, not the finest effort from the show, the producers, nor from golden-boy Alex Reimer
Gerry Callahan pulled an audible at the line of scrimmage and bumped the scheduled Mike Mutnansky from Monday's show, in favor of sporty Pete Sheppard. Ken Laird and Chris Curtis explain how it went down and how the show went w/ the Meat Man in.
Ben, Alex, and Russ talk about how Toronto winning the MLS cup will be best for the league, the FIFA Player of the Year award, and the tragedy in Brazil.
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