The Red Sox did make one move at the Friday’s trade deadline, although it certainly wasn’t a big one.
Manager John Farrell said the team received right-hander reliever Ryan Cook from the A’s in a cash deal. In four games with the A’s this season he has a 10.38 ERA. He was an All-Star in 2012 when he recorded 14 saves and had a 2.09 ERA with Oakland.
“We acquired him as a middle reliever. I don’t have the exact time he will arrive here. This is something that came down within the last few minutes,” Farrell said.
“This is a guy that has been a closer in the past,” he added. “Again, I know that there’s been some change of role out in Oakland and as we did with Jean Machi to come in and take a look at him. This will be a very...
The Patriots made an addition to the Wells Report in Context on Friday, revealing a series of emails in which they made specific requests to the league in hopes of having them correct initial misinformation being reported by the media and to investigate the sources of such misinformation, which — in their eyes — could only have been league personnel.
The series of emails includes an introduction that reads: “Shortly after the AFC Championship game, the league had all the data regarding halftime psi readings in hand, yet would not share that information with the Patriots, issue a statement with the facts or at least let the public know that reports circulating were inaccurate.”
The report includes several communications between the league and the Patriots — emails between Patriots PR chief Stacey James, NFL PR official...
At least the NFL and NFLPA can agree on one matter in the Tom Brady Deflategate saga.
Both sides have proposed to Judge Richard Berman to find a “final resolution” to the matter before the 2015 NFL season begins.
In a letter to Berman, who sits on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, lawyers for the two parties requested the matter be expedited to Sept. 4, six days before the Patriots open the season on Sept. 10 against the Steelers at Gillette Stadium.
“The NFLPA and Mr. Brady had intended to file a motion for a temporary restraining order or a preliminary injunction,” the parties wrote in...
Do the Red Sox have something cooking with the Padres and Cubs?
According to multiple reports, the Red Sox are engaged with talks on a three-way deal involving the two clubs. The Red Sox, looking for young pitching, have been linked to Padres right-hander Tyson Ross, as well as closer Craig Kimbrel.
However, an official from one of the clubs involved said on Friday afternoon that a deal was unlikely.
That doesn’t mean the Red Sox couldn’t talk directly to the Padres about Ross, a 28-year-old former All-Star who’s not eligible for free agency until after the 2017 season.
Ross comes with positives and negatives. On the plus side, he is striking out over a batter an inning for the first time in his career (9.7) while producing a...
FOXBORO — Another day, another aerial banner over Patriots training camp.
Friday, on Day 2 of camp practice, another plane flew a banner over Patriots camp at Gillette Stadium. But unlike Thursday’s “Cheaters Look Up!” banner purchased by a Jets fan website, this one was in support of Tom Brady and the Patriots.
The banner read: “New England Aerial Ads support Tom Brady. Go Pats.” One thing that was the same as Friday were the loud cheers of support from Patriots fans and the “Brady, Brady, Brady...
FOXBORO — WEEI.com’s Mike Petraglia and Chris Price explain why Patriots owner Robert Kraft came out on the offensive Wednesday and hit back at the NFL for upholding Tom Brady‘s four-game suspension.
Law Professor Michael McCann calls in to talk about how Tom Brady can fight the NFL in court.
Peter King calls in to talk about Roger Goodell not reducing Tom Brady's suspension.
Jay King of Masslive.com joins the show to break down the performance of the Celtics during the NBA Summer League. Then Ben and Sam discuss the exciting possibility of a Space Jam sequel.
Michael joins Ben and Sam to discuss the wild NBA Free Agency period and the upcoming Celtics season.
How long will this rebuild take? How much money will it take to keep Bae Crowder? Are Draft Picks even worth anything? With the Danny Ainge not landing any big names in the draft, and unable to lure any big names in free agency, Sam and Ben discussed if the Celtics are doomed moving forward.
Joe and Dave are joined by Pedro who was at the game and had his number 45 retired by the Red Sox in a very touching pregame ceremony. Pedro talks about going into the Hall of Fame, his time in Boston and love for the game of baseball.
Joe & Dave talked to the Sox designated hitter, who hit two home runs and drove in seven runs in the win over the Tigers.
Joe and Dave talk with Xander after he hits the walk-off single that snapped the Red Sox losing streak as they beat the Tigers in 11 innings.
Don Sweeney, who was hired as the Bruins general manager yesterday speaks with Dale and Holley about his new position and where the Bruins go from here.
The awesomely knowledgeable Fluto Shinzawa calls DJ, Naoko and Pete to talk about his thoughts on the future of the B's. He discusses his column from earlier this week on Cam Neely wanting to give Claude the ax earlier in the season but not getting the ok. Fluto shares his thoughts on Chiarelli's firing, the future for Claude and where the Bruins should go from here. He also gives his opinion on potential moves the team can make, who would fit in here, his thoughts on the NHL playoffs so far and more.
In the final hour of the "midseason finale" as DJ likes to call it, the crew discuss more about the future of the Bruins franchise, the possible power struggle in the front office and who should be the head coach going forward. They talk to intelligent and talented Fluto Shinzawa about all of these thing and more in an excellent interview, and finally, DJ says THANK YOU!
We know the leak to ESPN on deflate gate.
Beverly Scott hired by Obama.
ESPN's reporter ducked the show.
Josh Beckett is in the news but not for a baseball reason, the guys discuss his possible romantic run-in with country star, Miranda Lambert.
Greg and Lou discuss Chris Mortensen bailing on his interview with Dennis & Callahan.
Buster Olney, of ESPN, gives the guys the latest scoop on any potential deals regarding the Red Sox on MLB Trade Deadline Day.
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Dale, Michael and Jerry Thornton talk about all things Patriots, including the challenges on the field and the drama off the field as 2015 training camp opens today in Foxborough.
Mikey Adams lets the Red Sox have it and welcomes callers who do the same. The Red Sox (stink)!
Mikey Adams and Lenny Megliola get 36 glorious minutes between games of a Monday doubleheader, and after an 11-1 Red Sox loss, to vent about the declining state of the team.
Mikey Adams and Lenny Megliola talk to #RedSox great Bill Lee, The Spaceman, about the current version of the Sox as only The Spaceman can describe things.
Intern extraordinaire Lucy joins Jerry once again to discuss the most vexing questions in the history of mankind: can men and women coexist? What are the differences between how men and women think? And how mean can women really be?
If you play Fantasy Football then you know there are several “Elephants in the Room!” And nobody is talking about them. Are they afraid? We’re not! The Dallas Running game, Leveon Bell, Demarco Murray & Ryan Matthews in the Philly backfield, the Saints offense and so much more. Right here, WEEI’s own Jim Hackett and Pete Davidson cover all of the main “Elephants in the Room” to help you get the edge for your upcoming drafts. Enjoy!
Russ & Alex discuss Andrea Pirlo's MLS debut, Didier Drogba signing with Montreal and debate which team has had the best transfer window so far.
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