After watching the Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda blatantly used pine tar on his hand in a 4-1 win on April 10 at Yankee Stadium, the Red Sox manager said he had no choice but to call for home plate umpire Gerry Davis to inspect the right...
John Lackey came into Wednesday looking for a bounce back start after two straight shaky outings where the righty gave up six runs in less than five innings pitched. Sans the help of pine tar, Lackey delivered a dynamite eight inning, one-run performance, helping lift the Red Sox to a 5-1 win over the Yankees.
Through his eight innings, Lackey dominated the Yankees to the tune of a season-high eleven strikeouts on seven hits. Lackey consistently pounded the outside part of the plate with all of his pitches...
Here’s the 2014 schedule for the Patriots:
Week 1: at Dolphins — Sept. 7, 1 p.m. Week 2: at Vikings — Sept. 14, 1 p.m. Week 3: vs. Raiders — Sept. 21, 1 p.m. Week 4: at Chiefs — Sept. 29, 8:30 p.m. Week 5: vs. Bengals — Oct. 5, 8:30 p.m. Week 6: at Bills — Oct. 12, 1 p.m. Week 7: vs. Jets — Oct. 16, 8:25 p.m. Week 8: vs. Bears — Oct. 26, 1 p.m. Week 9: vs. Broncos — Nov. 2, 4:25 p.m. Week 10: Bye week Week 11: at Colts — Nov. 16, 8:30 p.m. Week 12: vs. Lions — Nov. 23, 1 p.m. Week 13: at Packers — Nov. 30, 4:25 p.m. Week 14: at Chargers — Dec. 7, 8:30 p.m. Week 15: vs. Dolphins — Dec. 14, 1 p.m. Week 16: at Jets — Dec. 21, 1 p.m. Week 17: vs. Bills — Dec. 28, 1 p.m.
1. Prime-time players: For the second straight season — barring a...
Yankees starter Michael Pineda was ejected from his start against the Red Sox Wednesday night after home plate umpire Gerry Davis determined the pitcher had what appeared to be a significant amount of pine tar on the right side of his neck.
Davis was alerted to the substance by Red Sox manager John Farrell with two outs and Grady Sizemore at bat, with the righty having already thrown 40 pitches and given up two first-inning runs. The umpire proceeded to...
Here’s a look at the Patriots 2014 regular-season schedule:
Week 1: at Dolphins – Sept. 7, 1 p.m. Week 2: at Vikings – Sept. 14, 1 p.m. Week 3: vs. Raiders – Sept. 21, 1 p.m. Week 4: at Chiefs – Sept. 29, 8:30 p.m. Week 5: vs. Bengals – Oct. 5, 8:30 p.m. Week 6: at Bills – Oct. 12, 1 p.m. Week 7: vs. Jets – Oct. 16, 8:25 p.m. Week 8: vs. Bears – Oct. 26, 1 p.m. Week 9: vs. Broncos – Nov. 2, 4:25 p.m. Week 10: Bye week Week 11: at Colts – Nov. 16, 8:30 p.m. Week 12: vs. Lions – Nov. 23, 1 p.m. Week 13: at Packers – Nov. 30, 4:25 p.m. Week 14: at Chargers –...
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Tom Curran calls the show to discuss the Vince Wilfork contract situation. After texting with Vince this morning, Curran says that Vince's camp is possibly trying to put the "genie back in the lamp" and that the possibility of the Pro Bowl DT returning to the team has improved.
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Hazen joins Dino, Gerry and Kirk for the Front Office Report to give us the latest on all things Red Sox. He also gives his take on the Michael Pineda pine tar controversy.
Dave O'Brien and Joe Castiglione talk with Red Sox pitcher John Lackey after he goes 8 solid innings in a great performance, while giving the Red Sox bullpen a night off. Lackey talks a little about what he thinks about Michael Pineda's ejection for having pine tar on his neck.
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Mut and Merloni tune in to WFAN in New York and listen to a Yankees perspective of what transpired last night at Fenway.
Mut and Merloni react to a wildly entertaining game at Fenway last night in which we saw Michael Pineda ejected in the second inning because he had pine tar on his neck.
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Dale and Holley preview the rest of the Bruins-Red Wings Series with the great Jack Edwards of NESN
Nifty jumps on the Planet for an hour.
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