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BALTIMORE -- Jon Lester won his fourth straight decision, giving up three runs in six innings, helping lead the Red Sox to an 11-5 win over the Orioles, Saturday night at Camden Yards. The Sox broke a 3-3 tie with three runs in the seventh inning, which was followed by five more in the eighth. The five-run eighth inning was highlighted by the sixth time this season they have hit back-to-back home runs, with J.D. Drew's three-run blast followed by Brian Anderson's solo shot. The Red Sox finished with 17 hits, with Mike Lowell and Drew each notching three, and Dustin Pedroia and David Ortiz claiming a pair each. The Red Sox have now won 10 of their last 12 games, and are 26-11 since Aug. 9, the best record in the major leagues.
Seven former Patriots players and one former executive -- including tight ends Russ Francis and Ben Coates, wide receivers Irving Fryar and Stanley Morgan -- are among the list of 131 players, coaches and contributors who make up the preliminary list of modern-era nominees for election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2010.
Other notable nominees announced Saturday include all-time leading receiver Jerry Rice and all-time leading rusher Emmitt Smith.
On the offensive side of the ball, Coates and Francis top the list of tight ends, while Fryar and Morgan are among the best of the bunch at the wide receiver spot. In addition, quarterback Rich Gannon -- who was drafted by New England but went on to achieve his greatest success in Oakland -- was also nominated.
On defense, former Patriots cornerback Ray Clayborn also received a nomination, as well as current WEEI contributor Fred Smerlas, who starred as a nose...
Boston College started the ACC portion of its schedule with a 22-7 loss to the Clemson Tigers Saturday afternoon in South Carolina. The Eagles could not get their offense off the ground against their speedy Atlantic Division counterparts, though the defense held the Tigers offense out of the end zone all day, with the margin of victory coming on the strength of six Richard Jackson field goals. For more analysis check out The BC Blog.
Hall of Famer Michael Irvin checks in with the Dale and Holley show and offers up some perspective on the Seahawks locker room situation, and whether the supposed discord amongst other players and quarterback Russell Wilson is part of the reason why the Seahawks have struggled on the field of late.
Devin McCourty discusses the dangerous Bears offense.
Adam Schefter breaks down the Patriots and Darrelle Revis, Russel Wilson and the Seahawks, and Jay Cutler and the Bears
Jackie MacMullan joins MFB for the first time this season. She discusses the rejection of NBA lottery reform, Rajon Rondo, and the Celtics chances this season.
Kirk Minihane joins the We Hate Dwyane Wade Show to preview the upcoming Celtics season. Ben and Sam also discuss the Rajon Rondo/Jeff Green trade rumors and dabble in the classic NBA analytics debate.
Joe Castiglione does his annual wrap-up of the season by reading the poem by Bart Giamatti.
Mut and Rob discuss the "kids" and the variety of young bodies the Red Sox called upon this season. Specifically, they look at Bogaerts and Bradley, Jr. and where things went wrong. They give their opinions on which one will right the ship next season.
Description: Red Sox farm director Ben Crockett looks back at the 2014 Red Sox prospect season by answering listener questions about a number of Red Sox prospects as well as broader issues and themes in the farm system.
Joe McDonald joins the guys to talk to about the Chara injury and how the Bruins will move forward without him.
Pierre McGuire joins the guys to talk about the Bruins, the Johnny Boychuck trade, and the rest of the NHL
We talk pucks with Jack Edwards of NESN for his take on an impressive win over the San Jose Sharks and the state of the B's in general.
Rodney discussed Russell Wilson and the Seahawks.
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane.
The guys discussed Freeman's story on Russell Wilson.
Devin McCourty discusses the dangerous Bears offense.
We discuss another impressive win by Peyton Manning and the Broncos and think long term for the 2014 season about whether or not the Patriots will have enough firepower to beat the Broncos in crunch time: the playoffs.
We tackle four topics that pit Boston against Chicago in one form or another.
Mikey, Villani and Lenny are talking about the 2004 Red Sox on the anniversary of Game 4 of the ALCS with Dave Roberts steal abd Bill Mueller driving him in and what it was like to witness.
Mikey, Mut and Lenny are talking about the Patriots and how they have stacked up through the years and what got them to the three championships and five Super Bowl appearances in the Brady-Belichick era.
Mikey and Mut take a call from someone who wants to criticize Belichick the GM and his history of drafting players and making moves in the draft.
AJ Soares joins the show to talk about the Revs run to the playoffs, how Jermaine Jones has impacted the team, and should Lee Nguyen for MVP.
The Dennis & Callahan Show producers fight back.
Sausage and Lumpy, the producers for the D&C show, recorded a podcast yesterday. They left A LOT of stuff on the cutting room floor. Luckily, MFB picked it all up and played the unedited version during the midday show. Kirk joined the show to discuss how hard it is working with Callahan and his two producers.More from this show
We discuss the breaking news that Darrelle Revis was sent home yesterday for being late to scheduled team activities. Was it the right move by Bill Belichick? We discuss.More from this show