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06/10/2011 - 6:56pm
Orr on Big Show: B's 'answered the bell'

Bruins legend Bobby Orr joined The Big Show show Friday afternoon to talk about the Stanley Cup finals.

Orr has enjoyed staying close with the city of Boston since retiring and being a small part of this championship run.

"There are a lot of guys that are responsible for making hockey what it is in Boston," Orr said. "I’m happy to be part of that. To be there the other night, the atmosphere was incredible. To see how this team has come along, how they’ve put it together. All season long they’ve had their bumps, but they’ve always answered the bell.

"The fourth game, in my mind, they just dominated every part of the game. They didn’t make a mistake. They were so solid. I thought they were even better in the fourth game than the third game. I think guys like [Milan] Lucic and [Zdeno] Chara played their very best games in the fourth game. I was so happy to be part of it, to watch this team. It...

06/10/2011 - 3:38pm
Pedroia back in lineup vs. Blue Jays

After being diagnosed in Boston on Thursday with a bone bruise on his right knee, second baseman Dustin Pedroia is back in the Red Sox lineup on Friday for the start of a weekend series against the Blue Jays in Toronto. Pedroia will be hitting in his customary second spot in the lineup.

J.D. Drew will sit with Jays left-hander Jo-Jo Reyes on the hill. Mike Cameron -- who is 3-for-8 with two homers against Reyes -- gets the start.

Clay Buchholz will be making his first start in a week after getting a couple extra days of rest due to his sore back. For the breakdown of the matchup between Buchholz and Reyes, visit the Full Count blog. For complete Red Sox coverage, visit weei.com/redsox.

RED SOX LINEUP

Ellsbury, CF
Pedroia, 2B
Gonzalez,...

06/10/2011 - 1:33pm
Weekes on M&M: Canucks 'playing with fire'

Hockey Night in Canada and NHL Network analyst Kevin Weekes joined the Mut & Merloni show Friday morning to preview Game 5 of the Stanley Cup finals.

Weekes, a former NHL goalie, spent much of the interview talking about Roberto Luongo and Tim Thomas. Regarding the question of whether Luongo should be starting Game 5, Weekes said he supported the decision to go back to Luongo.

"Roberto's your No. 1 goalie. I believe you have to give him the chance," he said. "There's no question. I believe you've got to give Roberto the chance to play. But I will say this: I think it's going to be a very short leash."

The Canucks have criticized Thomas for coming out of his crease so far and so frequently. Weekes suggested that Luongo should learn from what Thomas is doing.

"There's times when you need to be out of the blue paint, you need to face shooters down and be aggressive and take away that angle from them,"...

06/10/2011 - 12:52pm
Millar on M&M: HBP 'not going to hurt Ortiz'

MLB Network analyst and former Red Sox first baseman Kevin Millar made his weekly appearance on the Mut & Merloni show Friday morning.

Millar said that the fact taht CC Sabathia drilled David Ortiz in the fourth inning of Thursday’s 8-3 Red Sox victory in New York was not surprising.

“You knew it was going to come,” Millar said. “This isn’t about, let’s go out and drill Ortiz. … Do they need to hit Ortiz? No. The Yankees need to find a way to win, find a way to win the game at home. You can hit Ortiz all you want. Great. It’s not going to hurt Ortiz. The point being is that you’ve got execute your pitches.”

Millar added that Sabathia is not a headhunter or dirty player.

“That’s baseball,” Millar said. “It’s OK to throw inside, it’s OK to move guys’ feet. … When you’re on the mound as a pitcher, brush him off. Fine,...

06/10/2011 - 12:35pm
BC's DeFilippo denies interest in Tennessee

Responding to media speculation that he would be a leading candidate for the vacant athletic director job at the University of Tennessee, Boston College AD Gene DeFilippo denied having any interest in leaving the Heights.

"While I am a Tennessee graduate (master's degree) and love UT and Knoxville, my heart is here at Boston College," DeFilippo said in a statement from the school. "I am very fortunate to have the only job I want. [Wife] Anne and I will remain at BC for many years to come."


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