For the second straight game, the Red Sox scored eight runs, this time allowing the Sox an 8-6 win over the Royals in the teams' series finale at Kaufmann Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Leading the way for the visitors was Dustin Pedroia, who finished with four hits, including a solo home run (his third of the season). Adrian Beltre (three hits), and Jacoby Ellsbury and Victor Martinez (two apiece), also helped pace the Sox' 12-hit attack. Starter Clay Buchholz earned the win, allowing three runs over five innings. The righty ran into trouble along the way, throwing just 11 first-pitch strikes to the 24 batters he faced, while letting at least one baserunner reach in each of his innings.
Ellsbury was forced to leave the game in the ninth inning after suffering what appeared to be an injury to the left side of his chest after colliding with Beltre. The two were chasing a foul ball off the bat of Mitch Maier. J.D. Drew, who was out of the...
The Bruins were able to avoid a regular-season series sweep at the hands of the Capitals on Sunday with a 4-3 shootout win in Washington. David Krejci had the game-winner in the shootout and Miroslav Satan also had a shootout score. Michael Ryder scored two first-period goals for the Bruins and Marco Sturm added a strike in the third. Alexander Semin, Mike Knuble and Eric Belanger tallied for the Capitals. Tim Thomas got the win for the Bruins with 34 saves while Semyon Varlamov was the loser for the Capitals.
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Billy Hall gets the start at shortstop for the Red Sox in their series finale against the Royals in Kansas City, hitting eighth. It marks the first time Hall has played shortstop since 2006. The Sox' lineup against KC starter Gil Meche is as follows: Ellsbury LF, Pedroia 2B, Martinez C, Youkilis 1B, Ortiz DH, Beltre 3B, Hermida RF, Cameron CF, Hall SS. Clay Buchholz will be on the mound for the Red Sox.
Against Buchholz the Royals will send up the following batting order: Podsednik LF, Maier RF, Callaspo 3B, Butler 1B, Ankiel CF, Guillen DH, Kendall C, Betancourt SS, Getz SS.
Playing without Kevin Garnett, the Celtics beat the Bucks in Milwaukeee Saturday night, 105-90. Doc Rivers elected to sit Garnett after he said the big man "looked tired," in a Friday night loss to the Wizards. The Celtics played one of their best games in recent memory as Paul Pierce scored 24 points and Rajon Rondo added 15 points and 10 assists.
Things got heated late in the game after Kurt Thomas was assessed a Flagrant 1 foul for throwing Glen Davis to the ground. Davis earned a technical foul for his retaliation, which included a hard shoulder back at Thomas. Then Pierce and Jerry Stackhouse became entangled and exchanged words, which led to an ejection for Milwaukee coach Scott Skiles.
The two teams play again Wednesday and coiuld meet in the first round of the playoffs.
Boston College claimed its second NCAA hockey title in the last three years, trouncing Wisconsin in the championship game, 5-0, Saturday night in Detroit. Leading the way for the Eagles was Cam Atkinson, who scored twice in front of a world-record crowd for indoor hockey of 37,592. Goalie John Muse made 20 saves for the Eagles. BC now has won four NCAA championships and three since 2001, the most of any team over the last 10 years.
Peter King of Sports Illustrated joins the show to talk about the Patriots clinching homefield advantage and who the AFC is contenders.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss the Patriots' approach for Sunday's game against Buffalo, a game rendered essentially meaningless now that the Patriots have clinched the No. 1 seed.
Bruschi joins the conversation on the Patriots win over the Jets and other games over the weekend.
Jackie MacMullen, ESPN Boston, talks with MFB about Rondo being traded to the Dallas Mavericks, and how this will have an effect on the Celtics rebuild process
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.
Mut, Rob, and Alex talk with former Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester. Jon talks about his experiences with free agency, what it would have taken to sign him to the Red Sox last season, and his experiences with fans since signing with the Cubs.
Mut, Rob, and Alex talk with newly signed Red Sox pitcher, Wade Miley. They talk about the story that came out about the D-Backs wanting him to switch to a gluten-free diet, and what he expects coming from the N.L. West to the A.L. East.
The boys are back at it, Mut, Rob, and Alex talk with former Red Sox pitcher and new Chicago Cub Jon Lester, they then talk with new Red Sox pitcher and ongoing consumer of gluten, Wade Miley.
Pierre joins the show to talk about the Bruins-Wild game, Bruins trade rumors, and the rest of the NHL.
Jack Edwards talks with Dale, Michael and Jerry Thornton and drops the bomb on us that based on how the standings look now, the Bruins could miss the playoffs this season.
Pierre joins the guys to talk about the Bruins and all things NHL
Just like on a Sunday morning in the summer, Butch Stearns and Steve Buckley hit the airwaves to talk about the Bruins win last night, and Patriots possibly resting starters against Buffalo this Sunday.
Nancy Frates called in to discuss her son Pete and her granddaughter Lucy.
Tom joined the show to discuss the close win over the Jets and Rex Ryan's comments.
A Christmas eve edition of "The Price is Right," Chris Price of WEEI.com makes some predictions for the Patriots Sunday afternoon tilt against the visiting Buffalo Bills.
Andy Brickley joined the show to talk about the Bruins, who are in the midst of a 3-game winning streak. The team clearly has deficiencies and may need to make a few moves before the deadline.
Bradford asks everyone who will listen, "Who's the most famous person to use your bathroom?"
Bruins Play-by-Play announcer breaks down the Bruins season so far.
For each of the 4 major sports teams, we give our naughty and nice lists.
Jerry and DJ are out to prove that this Christmas classic is one of the creepiest songs of all-time
Kay comes into the show to try out for the textress role on the program. We learn about her favorite sports and fondness for Rajon Rondo.
Mikey, Mut, Lenny and Kerry Byrne are taling Patriots-Jets and the potential end of Rex Ryan's coaching career with the team.
Tonight marks 9 straight years of the Planet Mikey Show. We play some sound from the takeover which got Planet Mikey rolling .
DJ and Scott reveal the greatest Christmas song of all time: Fleetwood Mac's "Silver Springs." They also discuss the Christmas outrage of Fleetwood Mac's "Silver Springs" being left off Rumours.
Scott McLaughlin of WEEI and Chris Peters of CBS’ Eye on Hockey preview this year’s World Junior Championship and break down Team USA’s strengths and weaknesses. The U.S. opens the tournament against Finland on Friday.
Sam and Ben react to the Rondo trade and talk about the top 5 players in the NBA. The Celtics get their 2014 superlatives.
With Denver's loss to Cincy last night, the Patriots are guaranteed the number 1 seed. Peyton Manning threw 4 picks and looks awful. With the Buffalo game now inconsequential, does that mean Bill will rest guys like Brady, Gronk and Revis?More from this show
Gerry and Kirk welcome Meter to the podcast. They discuss what Meter is up to now and what TV shows they're currently watching.More from this show