A look at the action in the Red Sox farm system on Monday:
TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (38-41): L, 6-0 and L, 3-0, at Rochester (Twins)
— The first game of Monday’s doubleheader was a continuation of the June 5 contest suspended due to rain after two innings with Rochester leading, 1-0. That would be all the offense Rochester would need as the PawSox managed just five hits — all singles.
— Right-hander Keith Couch pitched all six innings in Game 1, allowing nine hits and five earned runs. He walked one and struck out one. Righty Zeke Spruill, who started the game June 5, suffered the loss and fell to 3-2 on the season.
— Left-hander Brian Johnson started the second game of the doubleheader, but left after throwing just five pitches. According to...
TUESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Red Sox at Blue Jays, 7:07 p.m. (NESN; WEEI-FM) MLB: Cubs at Mets, 7 p.m. (ESPN) MLB: Yankees at Angels, 10 p.m. (MLB Network) Soccer: Women’s World Cup, semifinal, 7 p.m. (Fox) WNBA: Liberty at Sky, 8 p.m. (ESPN2)
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— Boston’s Olympic organizing committee ...
TORONTO — After now watching Alejandro De Aza run around he outfield as a member of the Red Sox for 20 games now, it was asked if the “hair on fire” approach was what we should get used to.
“That’s the De Aza way,” the outfielder explained. “That’s how I like to play the game. I dont like to be lazy in the game because I’m a runner too and I know you give the opposite team runner a chance to advance to the other base. So I do it as quick as I can.”
Since taking over left field for the past five games due to Hanley Ramirez‘ left hand injury, De Aza has been flying around with great success.
Offensively, the 31-year-old has totaled a .474 batting average during his stint as Ramirez’ replacement, hitting three...
He also showed up early enough to execute something that had been eluding him since injuring his left hand last Wednesday. Ramirez was able to swing a bat, hitting balls off a tee.
The exercise made more feasible in Ramirez’ mind after getting word that his injury was just a “deep bone bruise,” following an MRI performed back in Boston.
“It was a relief because the pain I was having, in my mind I didn’t know what was happening,” Ramirez told WEEI.com before leaving the ballpark Monday night. “There was too much pain. But we got the MRI...
Have the Red Sox found their ace?
Clay Buchholz earned the Opening Day start for the Red Sox, and then endured some of the same ups and downs to afflict the rest of the rotation. Unlike starters such as Rick Porcello and Joe Kelly (and Wade Miley and Justin Masterson, for that matter), Buchholz has clearly righted the ship.
Needing a big outing from their best starter to open an all-important four-game series in Toronto, the Red Sox got one...
The guys react to what Don Banks had to say and get into some more thoughts on Deflategate. Are McNally and Jastremski ever going to break their silence and give their side of the story? Price says yes ... eventually.
Don Banks talks with the NFL Sunday boys about his reaction to Brady's appeal, where we go from here and the NFL's motives and decisions throughout the process. He also gets into the Pats offseason so far and their weakness at CB. Don gives his take on the AFC East this year and how some of the Pats' rivals have improved.
Greg and Price discuss their thoughts on some of the reports that have leaked after Tuesday from Brady's appeal hearing. The boys talk about what the reaction will be if Brady decides to accept a 1-game suspension. Fans want a complete exoneration, but there's a good chance that they won't get that - how will they react? They also talk with Mike Petraglia and get his thought on the appeal and more.
Sam is joined by Jared Weiss from The Garden Report and CLNS Radio to breakdown game 4 of Cavs-Warriors, preview game 5 on Sunday, and analyze the Celtics needs this off-season.
Greg Dickerson and John Tomase discuss the amazing season for the Celts and if they have any chance against Lebron and the Cleveland Cavs in a seven game series. If they do, HOW ... how do they get it done?
Brian "White Mamba" Scalabrine joins the guys to talk about the Celtics playoff push, the development of Marcus Smart and James Young, and the prospect of Brad Stevens leaving the Celtics for a college job.
Joe & Dave talked to the Sox third baseman, who hit a homer and knocked in two runs in the win in Tampa Bay.
Joe & Dave talked to the Sox center fielder, who was a single short of the cycle in the blowout win in Kansas City.
Joe Castiglione talked to Justin Masterson and Bob Kendrick after the annual team trip to the museum.
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!
Chris Dempsey explained why Boston 2024 does not make sense for our city.
The top stories of the day as recounted by Gary Tanguay.
The guys debated the merits of the Olympics in Boston.
The show opens up talking about the Bruins going from "re-tooling" to "re-building" very quickly as they traded away Milan Lucic and Dougie Hamilton and drafted 3 guys in the first round that are years away from contributing.
Pierre McGuire joined the show to talk about Doug Hamilton and Milan Lucic being traded, the 3 picks the B's made in the first round, Adam McQuaid, and generally what the front office may be thinking with this approach.
Greg Wyshynski talk about the negative reviews of the Lucic and Hamilton trades, and the subsequent draft picks on Friday.
They're the topic of the town again, and probably for the wrong reasons. Dale, Michael and Jerry discuss where the Bruins went wrong, what direction they may be heading, and how it may or may not get better.
We wrap up the day with some of the best in sound that you may have missed throughout the weekend.
We go north of the border and try and find out what the heck the Bruins are doing with John Shannon of Rogers SportsNet
Danny's early thoughts on Celtics drafting Terry Rozier at the 16th pick
Planet Mikey, joined by Chris Villani, Lenny Megliola, and the Textress Lucy, discuss whether Mikey Adams should have tipped Best Buy's Geek Squad after delivering his new TV. Also, the state of the Red Sox after losing another series to the Baltimore Orioles.
Minutes after the Boston Celtics selected Louisville guard Terry Rozier with the 16th pick in the NBA Draft, WEEI's Greg Dickerson joined Mikey Adams, Chris Villani, and Lenny Megliola to give their thoughts.
Joe Kelly and Rusney Castillo are down. Jackie Bradley Jr. and Deven Marrero are up. Can you tell Pawtucket's roster from Boston's? Ken Laird and Ryan Hannable discuss a busy week on the farm with special guests Rob Bradford and affiliate voices Josh Maurer, Mike Antonellis, Kevin Burke, and Cameron White. Plus prospect profiles with Portland's Jantzen Witte and Carlos Asuaje.
After a disappointing and confusing NBA Draft, Chris Forsberg joins Sam to discuss the draft and the Danny Ainge's strategy moving into Free Agency.
Mike Mulloy is back to talk Raw and vent some frustrations with the current state of affairs.
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The guys discussed Jim Bowden's column on trade possibilities for the Red Sox and Hanley.More from this show