Red Sox outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury will miss his second straight game due to a chest injury incurred when he was kneed by third baseman Adrian Beltre while both chased a foul pop-up in the ninth inning of Sunday's game. With Ellsbury out, Jeremy Hermida (4-for-10 thus far this year) is back in the lineup, and Marco Scutaro will remain in the leadoff spot.
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Jerry Remy, NESN's Red Sox analyst, called in to the Dennis & Callahan show Wednesday morning. He weighed in on a number of topics, including the struggles of David Ortiz.
With Ortiz batting just .136 and Mike Lowell and Jeremy Hermida on the bench, Remy said that there could be a change at the DH spot sometime in the next week. "That's possible, you almost saw a different one on Monday," Remy said. "It's the first time I've heard Francona come out and say in his pregame meeting that he was legitimately thinking about having somebody else DH. The Ellsbury injury caused him not to do that. So is it today? I don't know. Is it sometime in the next week? Depends on how things go with him."
Remy said that a big concern of Terry Francona is the possibility of 'losing' Ortiz if he does make a change at the DH position. "That's the problem right now, that's what Francona is facing right now. A week...
The New England Patriots have announced that center Jon Morris (1964-74), defensive tackle Houston Antwine (1961-71) and running back Sam Cunningham (1973-79, 81-82) are the three finalists for the 2010 Patriots Hall of Fame class.
Morris was a seven-time American Football League All-Star, a total that ranks second only to John Hannah's nine in franchise history. The center is a member of the Patriots 50th Anniversary Team and the 1960s All-Decade Team.
Antwine paced the Patriots in sacks in three straight seasons from 1967-69 and his 39.0 career sacks with the club rank tied for 10th in franchise annals. A six-time member of the AFL All-Star Team, the defensive tackle is also a member of the Patriots 50th Anniversary Team and the 1960s All-Decade Team.
Cunningham, the Patriots career rushing leader with 5,453 yards on the ground, finished his tenure in New England with 49 overall...
While Ben Roethlisberger awaits word from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell about possible punishment for his troublesome behavior, members of the media are weighing in with their opinions of the Steelers quarterback. A Pittsburgh writer is calling for the team to trade Roethlisberger, and Steelers legend Terry Bradshaw said of him, "He doesn't like me, and I'm learning not to like him." Get more details on that story and much more at Wednesday's Morning Mashup.
Sources have told the Boston Herald that Celtics coach Doc Rivers is leaning toward not coming back next season.
"Part of it is true," Rivers told the Herald on Tuesday. "Every year I sit down in the middle of the summer and I have a family discussion. We talk about what we want to do. That's nothing new, but every year it gets stronger and stronger. And I think people are making common sense reads. I've got three seniors next year, two in college and one in high school. That's important to me."
Rivers' son, Jeremiah, plays on Indiana University's basketball team. His other son, Austin, will be a high school senior and is acknowledged as one of the top prep basketball players in the country. Rivers' daughter, Callie, is a volleyball standout at the University of Florida.
Fred Smerlas, Steve DeOssie and Butch Stearns break down all aspects of the Patriots win over the Lions, and take your calls as well.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price break down the Patriots' 34-9 win over the Lions, the team's seventh win in a row. The defense stepped up again and now gets a crack at Aaron Rodgers next Sunday.
The guys give their final thoughts and predictions leading up to the 1pm matchup with Detroit.
How have the Celtics looked after a couple weeks? Could they be a playoff team? These questions and more...
Sam and Ben talk with Greg Dickerson about how fun this year's Celtics team is to watch as well Jeff Green trade ideas.
Kyle Draper joins Danny Picard to talk about the Celtics chances this season in the Eastern Conference, last Wednesday's home opener blowout against the Nets, and Rajon Rondo's future in Boston
Red Sox beat writer Brian MacPherson joins Danny Picard to talk about the Red Sox going after Jon Lester and other free agents.
The Hot Stove guys are talking about Pablo Sandoval and Jon Lester's contract offers from the Red Sox. They then por one out for the Giancarlo Stanton rumors being put to bed.
The Hot Stove boys are back again, talking about Jon Lester, Pablo Sandoval, Giancarlo Stanton's b
Dale and Michael get Jack Edwards' 'state of the B' report and talk about the win over the Blues at the Garden on Tuesday.
Andy Brickley joined the show and touched on last night's convincing win over a good team, Matt Bartkowski needing a wake up call, and the NHL review process.
Pierre joins the guys to talk about the Bruins struggles, the NHL franchise in Las Vegas, and the return of the glow puck!
Rob Bradford joined the show to discuss the latest signings by the Red Sox.
Tom Brady discussed the teams latest win and the great play of Revis.
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane.
Detective Fauria tells us the infamous gloryhole story from VICE squad and other stories Christian's past.
Just out of practice, Kyle Arrington joins the guys to preview Pats-Lions
Christian in Foxboro returns, this time he's trolling Detroit sports radio station 97.1 The Ticket's Stoney and Bill show . Christian rips Lions fans and asks why his nephew, Joseph, isn't getting the ball more.
We check in with the playmaker Michael Irvin for his weekly update on all things NFL. We talk to Michael about the Raiders first win, the LeGarrette Blount saga, and how the Pats will do against the Lions this weekend.
Michael and Dale discuss Jonas Gray's tardiness, and try and predict how the running-back will respond and make up for his error.
We talk with Tom E Curran and debate whether or not the Patriots current performance is more reminiscent of the 2004 or 2007 Patriots.
Brandon covers the NFL, particularly the Detroit Lions for Bleacher Report. He gives us his thoughts on this Sunday's game and how the Lions stack up against the Patriots.
Mikey, Villani, Lenny and Kerry Byrne are talking Patriots-Lions and how the team this year stacks up to Patriots teams of the past.
Some more Musical Mikey Magic to get ready for Sunday's Patriots-Lions game.
The guys previewed the upcoming Packers Patriots game and discussed the media's latest tweet beef.
Jerry Thornton's first podcast explores sports stories that would make for interesting 30 for 30 documentaries.
Andy Merritt of the New England Hockey Journal joined WEEI.com’s Scott McLaughlin to talk about the play of Vermont and Providence, as well as other happenings around Hockey East. Merrimack coach Mark Dennehy also joined the show to talk about his team’s good start, his freshman class and how he uses possession stats.
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Christian in Foxboro returns, this time he's trolling Detroit sports radio station WDFN's Shep in the Morning Show. Christian rips Lions fans and asks why his nephew, Joseph, isn't getting the ball more.More from this show
Danny opens the show on Saturday afternoon looking at Sunday's matchup against the Detroit Lions. The Pats added former RB LeGarrette Blount to the line up. Calvin Johnson brings up an interesting match up for the DB's. Jonas Gray showed up late on Friday. And could Reggie Bush be tough for the LB's to cover?More from this show
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