Felger & Mazz: August 12, 2013
Felger and Massarotti kicked off the week discussing the Boston Red Sox weekend series against the Kansas City Royals. The Sox lost 3 of 4 this weekend in Kansas City. David Ortiz sat in the series opener on Thursday. Why did Farrell give Ortiz the day off? After dropping 3 of 4 to the Royals, are fans buying or selling the Sox as contenders?
In Hour 2, Felger and Mazz talked about the New England Patriots preseason opener against the Philadelphia Eagles on Friday night. The Pats won the opener 31-22. What did Friday’s win show us? Is the Pats offense that good or is the Eagles defense that bad? The guys also give their thoughts on Tim Tebow’s performance Friday night.
During Hour 3 of Felger and Massarotti, the guys continued to discuss the Red Sox and the weekend series against the Royals. Did the Royals expose some weaknesses in the Red Sox? If and when Clay Buchholz returns to the rotation, who’s out? Felger and Mazz went on to discuss the Patriots running game. How impressive was the Pats running game Friday night? What are Felger and Mazz’s thoughts on the new Patriots preseason broadcast?
In the fourth and final hour, Felger and Mazz talked some more Red Sox and whether the Sox will ever hit a major skid. How should the Sox handle the struggles of Mike Napoli? Will Middlebrooks was called up for the Royals series, but should the Sox have called up Xander Bogaerts? If you have to pick one Sox pitcher for a Wild Card play-in game today, who would it be? Finally, it’s the Final Word with Marc Bertrand.