Felger and Massarotti kicked off the day discussing the Boston Red Sox and last night’s 8-3 loss to the Rockies in Colorado. John Lackey struggled last night, giving up four earned runs in six innings. In the second half of the year, Lackey is 3-7 with a 4.35 ERA in 13 games. Also, Lackey’s road record is 4-10 with a 4.48 ERA. Should there be concern with Lackey pitching in the playoffs? How should the Sox set up their rotation for the playoffs? Should the Sox be worried about a potential series against the Tampa Bay Rays?
Paul Perillo of Patriots Football Weekly joined Felger and Massarotti in Hour 2 to preview Sunday night’s New England Patriots game against the Atlanta Falcons. Are the Patriots as good as their 3-0 record? Are the Falcons better than their 1-2 record? What concerns should the Pats have about the Falcons? What are the chances Rob Gronkowski and Danny Amendola play this Sunday night? Are the Patriots returning to a more balanced team?
During Hour 3, Felger and Mazz continued to discuss the New England Patriots and their approach during the NFL drafts. Does a team have to move up in the draft to be successful? Mike and Tony went back to the discussion on the importance of being a balanced team. How should the Falcons cover the Patriots young receivers?
In the fourth and final hour, Felger and Massarotti got back into the Red Sox and John Lackey’s struggles last night against the Rockies. Should there be concern with Lackey in the postseason? How important is it for the Sox to have home field advantage throughout the playoffs? Finally, it’s the Final Word with Marc Bertrand.