WEEI.com has confirmed that Red Sox farm director Mike Hazen interviewed with the San Diego Padres for the position of Assistant General Manager. The interview was first reported by the 'Inside the Padres' blog.
Former assistant general manager Jed Hoyer, who worked with Hazen after he came to the Red Sox from the Indians and assumed the job of director of player development in 2006, was named San Diego's GM Monday. The Padres fired vice president of scouting and player development Grady Fuson earlier this week.
Hazen, a native of Abington, Mass., spent two years playing in the Padres minor-league system.
For the second straight game, the Celtics enjoyed a laugher on their home court, easily beating the Chicago Bulls, 118-90, Friday night at TD Garden. And again, the third quarter proved to be the decisive period. The Green outscored the Bulls, 38-26, and built their lead up to as much as 30, breaking open a 15-point game at halftime. The C's were paced by captain Paul Pierce, with 22, while Ray Allen added 20. Eddie House had 17 off the bench. Rajon Rondo was brilliant, dishing out 16 assists with eight rebounds. The 3-0 Celtics finish their three-game homestand Sunday evening against Chris Paul and the New Orleans Hornets. For complete coverage, visit the Green Street blog.
Even though he needed a little prodding from general manager Danny Ainge next to him on the podium stage, Glen Davis on Friday night characterized his actions that resulted in a fractured last thumb last weekend. “It was a stupid mistake, a stupid mistake,” Davis said, after Ainge helped him answer the initial question. “Like Danny said, it’s something I most definitely have learned from looking forward.” Sporting a white cast on his right hand and forearm, Davis, in his first public comments, continued to express his remorse for getting involved in an altercation last Sunday that has put him out of action for the next six weeks. Ainge said Davis has made his apologies to everyone, including his team and now it’s time to move forward. For...
Saying he wants Glen Davis around the team at practice and in meetings, Celtics general manager Danny Ainge announced before Friday's game that the forward will not be suspended for his actions that resulted in a fractured thumb two days before the season opener. "We have decided, as an organization, not to suspend Glen. We've levied a fine against him. We want him around the team, we want him with the team on the road. This was an unfortunate incident. Glen has apologized to owners and teammates and coaches and fans and everybody and it's just time to move forward and put it behind us." For more coverage, visit the Green Street blog.
Dustin Pedroia of the Boston Red Sox will be a guest on the Mut & Bradford Show this Saturday at 2p.m. Tune in to hear Pedroia's thoughts on the World Series, his offseason plans and the state of the Boston Red Sox. If you happen to miss the interview on Saturday, simply visit the Red Sox Audio on Demand page after the show.
Matt joined the program to discuss his first ever cornhole contest and to break down the Patriots offseason. He told the guys that he was upset that the Pats were unable to bring Wes Welker back to the team.
In the latest edition of the "It Is What It Is" podcast, Chris Price and CSNNE's Mike Giardi take a look at the Patriots offseason on both sides of the ball, try and get a handle on which new guys will make an impact first, and whether or not the Patriots have altered their style when it comes to drafting and developing wide receivers.
Jackie MacMullan joins Mut and Merloni to discuss the latest rumors surrounding Celtics head coach Doc Rivers and whether he'll be back next season with the team.
Jackie Mac joins the show to discuss the trade rumors swirling around Paul Pierce, KG, Doc Rivers and the Celtics. She also discusses the future of the Celtics head coach.
Pedro Ciriaco joined Joe & Dave after the 3rd game of the Indians series. The Sox utilityman had three hits in the Sox' come-from-behind win.
Dave talked to the Sox skipper before the 3rd game of the Indians series. John said that the starting rotation is shaping into form.
John Ryder talked to Rob from WEEI.com before the game. Rob said that John Lackey isn't having command problems, unlike many Tommy John patients.
Shawn Thornton talks about what went wrong in Game 4 for the Bruins.
Dave Maloney returned to the show to discuss his Rangers unlikely win in game 4. He said that in all his years playing and calling hockey games he had not seen a softer goal than the one Rask allowed.
Andy from Dartmouth called in to talk Bruins but the discussion quickly got off track when he mentioned his nine bee hives.
McGuire joins the show to discuss the sub-par performance from Tuukka Rask, the Bruins young defensemen, and the potential for the Rangers to get back in the series.
Kevin Millar joins the show to discuss the slumps of Jacoby Ellsbury and Will Middlebrooks, Tito's return to Fenway, and his reaction Dan Shaunghnessy's controversial column.
Shawn Thornton calls in to talk about the Bruins losing in Game 4.
Tom Brady appeared with D and C this morning and talked about the team's OTA's, the comings and goings, and most importantly what went down when Wes Welker left town, and how does he feel about it?
Four guys, four topics we haven't mentioned today. Mark Sanchez, the Pacers blow it and more.
The Bruins look to take a 3-0 series lead, Jon Lester gets his first loss, Dwight Howard has options in free agency.
Today on the Daily Planet the Bruins have a 2-0 lead over the New york Rangers, the Red Sox are back on the winning sde of things, and the noteable birthdays of the day.
The Bruins have almost finished raking the Leafs, the Red Sox struggle from the mound, Miami Heat fans show their level of class.
Callers bitch about the Bruins loss, and we answer how long it takes to get over a relationship.
Kirk's still a jerk, but we want a SWEEP!
The Jerks are joined by another, Jerk Minihane.
Linda explains how the shootout transpired in Watertown during the early morning hours. She saw the first suspect mortally wounded and police beginning the manhunt for the second suspect.More from this show
A fiery Bobby Valentine joined Glenn Ordway and Michael Holley and fired back about rumors of him being late to the ballpark, the perception that he's given up on the year, and more on the 2012 Red Sox debacle.More from this show