Marco Scutaro and Kevin Youkilis each blasted three-run homers in the seventh inning to propel the Red Sox past Baltimore, 7-6, Saturday night in Fenway Park. Scutaro's homer gave the Sox their first lead, having trailed 3-1 at the time, while Youkilis' third of the season added insurance for his team, which has now won four of its last five games. John Lackey picked up the win for the Red Sox, allowing three runs over seven innings. The Red Sox had trouble with Orioles' starter Brian Matusz, who was pulled from the game two batters before Scutaro hit his home run, having thrown 102 pitches. The former first-round pick, who has started the Orioles' only two wins of the season, finished having been charged with three runs over six innings.Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon, who came on for final two outs, allowed three hits and a run but ultimately did strand runners on first and second by striking out Rhyne Hughes to end the game. ...
The Patriots have signed Montana State product Dane Fletcher to a free agent deal, according to the official Twitter feed of the schools' athletic department. A 23-year-old out, the 6-foot-1, 237-pounder was the defensive MVP in the Big Sky last fall, when he registered 17 tackles for loss. A defensive end in college, he projects as an outside linebacker at the next level. For more Patriots news, check out our football blog, It Is What It Is.
Defensive lineman Kyle Love has signed with the Patriots as a free agent, according to his Twitter feed. The 6-foot-1, 310-pounder played in 44 games at Mississippi State and finished with 71 tackles, including 34 as a senior. The 23-year-old is the second undrafted free agent to agree on a deal with the Patriots — Central Michigan wide receiver Bryan Anderson has also reportedly agreed to a deal. For more Patriots news, check out our football blog, It Is What It Is.
The Patriots have signed Central Michigan wide receiver Bryan Anderson as an undrafted free agent, according to Dan Monson of cm-life.com. The 6-foot-5, 214-pound Anderson caught 68 passes for 865 yards last season and earned all-conference honors. At the Central Michigan Pro Day, Anderson ran the 40-yard dash in 4.58 seconds. For more Patriots news, check out our football blog, It Is What It Is.
The Patriots have signed veteran defensive lineman Gerard Warren, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Warren is a 6-foot-4, 325-pounder out of Florida who has played for Oakland, Denver and Cleveland over the course of his nine years in the NFL. The 31-year-old has had good production over the course of his career, with his best season coming in 2003 with the Browns where he had 32 tackles, to go along with 5.5 sacks. (UPDATE, 6:15 p.m.: Patriots coach Bill Belichick just confirmed the signing in his post-draft press conference.) For more Patriots news, check out our football blog, It Is What It Is.
FOXBORO — WEEI.com’s Mike Petraglia and Chris Price explain why Patriots owner Robert Kraft came out on the offensive Wednesday and hit back at the NFL for upholding Tom Brady‘s four-game suspension.
Law Professor Michael McCann calls in to talk about how Tom Brady can fight the NFL in court.
Peter King calls in to talk about Roger Goodell not reducing Tom Brady's suspension.
Jay King of Masslive.com joins the show to break down the performance of the Celtics during the NBA Summer League. Then Ben and Sam discuss the exciting possibility of a Space Jam sequel.
Michael joins Ben and Sam to discuss the wild NBA Free Agency period and the upcoming Celtics season.
How long will this rebuild take? How much money will it take to keep Bae Crowder? Are Draft Picks even worth anything? With the Danny Ainge not landing any big names in the draft, and unable to lure any big names in free agency, Sam and Ben discussed if the Celtics are doomed moving forward.
Joe & Dave talked to the Sox rookie, who had four hits, hit two home runs, and scored five runs in the win over the Rays at Fenway
Joe and Dave are joined by Pedro who was at the game and had his number 45 retired by the Red Sox in a very touching pregame ceremony. Pedro talks about going into the Hall of Fame, his time in Boston and love for the game of baseball.
Joe & Dave talked to the Sox designated hitter, who hit two home runs and drove in seven runs in the win over the Tigers.
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!
We know the leak to ESPN on deflate gate.
Beverly Scott hired by Obama.
ESPN's reporter ducked the show.
Josh Beckett is in the news but not for a baseball reason, the guys discuss his possible romantic run-in with country star, Miranda Lambert.
Greg and Lou discuss Chris Mortensen bailing on his interview with Dennis & Callahan.
Buster Olney, of ESPN, gives the guys the latest scoop on any potential deals regarding the Red Sox on MLB Trade Deadline Day.
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Dale, Michael and Jerry Thornton talk about all things Patriots, including the challenges on the field and the drama off the field as 2015 training camp opens today in Foxborough.
Mikey Adams lets the Red Sox have it and welcomes callers who do the same. The Red Sox (stink)!
Mikey Adams and Lenny Megliola get 36 glorious minutes between games of a Monday doubleheader, and after an 11-1 Red Sox loss, to vent about the declining state of the team.
Mikey Adams and Lenny Megliola talk to #RedSox great Bill Lee, The Spaceman, about the current version of the Sox as only The Spaceman can describe things.
Intern extraordinaire Lucy joins Jerry once again to discuss the most vexing questions in the history of mankind: can men and women coexist? What are the differences between how men and women think? And how mean can women really be?
If you play Fantasy Football then you know there are several “Elephants in the Room!” And nobody is talking about them. Are they afraid? We’re not! The Dallas Running game, Leveon Bell, Demarco Murray & Ryan Matthews in the Philly backfield, the Saints offense and so much more. Right here, WEEI’s own Jim Hackett and Pete Davidson cover all of the main “Elephants in the Room” to help you get the edge for your upcoming drafts. Enjoy!
Russ & Alex discuss Andrea Pirlo's MLS debut, Didier Drogba signing with Montreal and debate which team has had the best transfer window so far.
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