MetroWest Daily News Celtics beat writer Scott Souza joined the Adam Jones Show to discuss GM Danny Ainge’s year end press conference held on Wednesday afternoon. The guys also discuss their expectations for what looks to be a very big off-season for the Celts.
Adam Jones and Rich Keefe kicked off Wednesday’s show discussing whether the Red Sox should try and sell high on Hanley Ramirez now that he has proven to be competent defensively at first base this season.
Revisiting Belichick’s Wide Receiver Draft History
Jones and Keefe took a look back at Bill Belichick’s less than stellar track record of drafting Wide Receivers in the NFL Draft. While many think Malcolm Mitchell will be a good fit for the team, history says he’s a long shot to succeed in New England.
Tonight on the Baseball Reporters, Tony Massarotti discussed last night’s Boston Red Sox loss to the Chicago White Sox. Tony also broke down the Red Sox struggles against the left-handed pitchers. Finally, Mazz previewed Clay Buchholz start tonight against the White Sox.
During Hour 3 of Felger and Massarotti, the guys got into the Boston Red Sox and last night’s loss to the Chicago White Sox. Is Xander Bogaerts the best player on the Red Sox? Finally, the guys discussed Tom Brady’s case against the NFL.
Felger and Massarotti kicked off the show discussing the offseason of the Boston Celtics. How can the Celtics lure Kevin Durant to Boston? Also, do the Celtics have the pieces to acquire Jimmy Butler from the Chicago Bulls? Getting back into the end of the Thunder and Spurs game, should the refs be admitting their mistakes?
Danny Ainge met with the media on Wednesday and made some comments about what his expectations are for the offseason. It sounds to Zolak and Bertrand that he may be trying to temper the sky-high expectations that many fans have heading into the draft and free agency this summer.
After another disappointing and early end to the season for the Bruins, it would appear that changes are again in order for the Black and Gold. Zolak and Bertrand wonder whether trading their big contract goalie is the shake up that the team may need.
Email of The Day: Better for Brady to Accept Suspension?
In our Email of the Day today, one "listener" wonders if it would be better for Patriots quarterback to accept and serve his suspension this year as opposed to potentially having to serve that in 2017.
Jared Carrabis of Barstool Sports joins Zo and Bertrand in studio to discuss two players whose contracts have been under a microscope since before the ink was dry on them. Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval, an albatross and a big fat turkey continue to make headlines during the Sox early season success.
Panda Watch: Dombrowski Updates Sandoval Situation
Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski appeared on NESN's pregame coverage on Tuesday to give an update on the surgery, progress and outlook for Pablo Sandoval as he recovers from his shoulder injury. Zo and Bertrand react to what Dombrowski had to say and if what he's selling is believable.
Jones and Keefe look back at the 4-1 Red Sox loss to the White Sox. Adam points out that even though the team is in first place they were beating up on poor teams and tonight they may have shown their true colors in losing to a good Chicago team.
The guys play the Game of Jones over/under. The questions Jones has to answer are
Ding Dongs for the Mayor of Ding Dong City this season - 20
Games in the Cavs-Hawks series - 5.5
Loui Eriksson's AAV in his next contract - 6.5 million
Of the 9 Patriots draft picks, how many will make the 53-man roster - 5.5
How many Avengers do you think you could name - 3.5
Jones and Keefe look back at the Patriots Quarterback draft history and how the team fared. The guys think that drafting and developing QB's is decent business, but none of the Top 100 picks -- O'Connell, Mallett, Garoppolo -- have been worth it. They ask how will Jacoby Brissett be any different?
Tony Massarotti opened up the Baseball Reporters discussing Pablo Sandoval’s season-ending shoulder surgery. Mazz also got into Adam LaRoche’s retirement and Chicago White Sox upcoming series with the Boston Red Sox. Ian Browne, of MLB.com, joined Tony to discuss Sandoval’s shoulder and the Red Sox 3-game series against the White Sox.
In the fourth and final Hour, Felger and Mazz talked about the latest in Tom Brady’s suspension and the Patriots drafting quarterback Jacoby Brissett. Michael Hurley, of CBSBostonSports.com, joined Mike and Tony to continue the Brady discussion. To close out the day, it’s the Final Word with Jim Murray.
During Hour 3 of Felger and Massaortti, the guys discussed the value of back-up quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo and the New England Patriots selection of quarterback Jacoby Brissett. Finally, Jim Murray shares his latest Hot Take on the cancelled Indy Race in Boston.
Not many people think of yoga when it comes to improving their golf game, but maybe they should. Kim Johnson from The Athlete's Yoga in Woburn joined the program to explain how beneficial yoga can be for golfers.
In Hour 2, Felger and Mazz talked about the Boston Red Sox and Pablo Sandoval’s season-ending shoulder surgery. Mike and Tony also discussed the early-season success of the Chicago White Sox and the retirement of Adam LaRoche. Wrapping up the hour, the guys talked about the New York Jets drafting quarterback Christian Hackenberg.
Felger and Massarotti opened up the show discussing the Boston Bruins and their offseason plan of attack. Mike and Tony also talked about the value of goaltender Tuukka Rask. Finally, the guys broke down the end of last night’s Oklahoma City Thunder win over the San Antonio Spurs and discussed the chances of the Boston Celtics landing Kevin Durant.
Now that the Celtics are transitioning into an offseason with plenty of expectation and resources, Zolak, Bertrand, and Dan Shaughnessy revisit the plausibility of Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant coming to Boston as a free agent.
Dan Shaughnessy of The Boston Globe joins Zolak and Bertrand, and revisited what he wrote about Pablo Sandoval prior to the Red Sox signing him. Find out what Dan said and what he thinks about his words today, as the disappointing tale of the Panda continues.
Hanley Ramirez has been a model citizen in 2016, following an offseason of changing his body, his position and improving his work ethic. Many have been thrilled with the new Hanley Ramirez, who has eased all of the early season concern stemming from his switch to first base. But Marc Bertrand still has his reservations. Find out why Beetle isn't buying in on Hanley just yet.
Pablo Sandoval, who has been an endangered species since being sidelined since April 13 with a shoulder injury, will reportedly have surgery and may miss the rest of the season. Zolak and Bertrand can no longer stomach the disappointing Sandoval contract, who will earn around $17 million to rest his bum shoulder in 2016.
Weird Dating Service Features 'Chill Dudes' With 'Calf Game'
Toucher & Rich like to goof around with weirdos saying weird things sometimes, and these dating services are like a goldmine for that. Here's a guy with elite "calf game" and another who insists he's a "chill dude."
Boston Herald Red Sox beat writer Evan Drellich called in to the Adam Jones Show to discuss David Price’s struggles at Fenway Park this season, Pablo Sandoval’s decision to have shoulder surgery, and more.
Adam Jones and Rich Keefe discussed how the rest of the AFC East fared in the 2016 NFL Draft. Besides their dislike of Christian Hackenberg going to the Jets, the guys talked about some of the better picks made by the rest of the division.
Red Sox Announce Sandoval will have Shoulder Surgery
Adam Jones and Rich Keefe reacted to the news that Pablo Sandoval will undergo left shoulder surgery in the next week. As the guys discussed, strangely absent from the press release was the timetable for Sandoval’s return.
Is David Price Putting too much Pressure on Himself?
Jones and Keefe started off Monday’s show discussing David Price’s latest poor performance at Fenway Park, and whether he is putting too much pressure on himself to succeed at home because of his massive contact.
Tony Massarotti kicked off the Baseball Reporters discussing the Boston Red Sox weekend sweep of the New York Yankees. Mazz talked about David Price’s performance last night and the decision making of manager John Farrell. Finally, Tony previewed the Red Sox upcoming series against the White Sox in Chicago.
During Hour 3 of a Re-Entry Monday, Felger and Massarotti discussed the performance of Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell after the first month of the season. Mike and Tony also continued to talk about the New England Patriots weekend at the NFL Draft. Finally, the guys discussed the future of David Ortiz.
In Hour 2, Felger and Mazz continued to break down the Patriots picks at this weekend’s NFL Draft. Mike and Tony also discussed John Farrell’s decision making in last night’s Red Sox win over the Yankees.