Abraham: Vazquez Likely To Undergo Tommy John Surgery
Toucher & Rich talked to the Boston Globe's Pete Abraham Monday morning about Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez, among other topics. Vazquez is meeting with Dr. James Andrews on Wednesday to get a second opinion on his throwing elbow. Meanwhile, the Red Sox have traded for a catcher in Sandy Leon, all but indicating that Vazquez will need Tommy John surgery to repair those damaged ligaments.
Toucher & Rich talked to NESN's Billy Jaffe Monday morning about the Bruins improving their playoff chances by getting two big wins over the weekend. Also, since returning from injury David Krejci has been playing right wing on the team's second line alongside Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand. Krejci looks out of sorts playing on the wing, and Billy Jaffe thinks head coach Claude Julien will experiment with some different combinations.
Jon Wallach's fantasy baseball draft lasted 9 hours on Sunday. The Boston Globe's Adam Himmelsbach called in to talk some NCAA Tournament. Did Tuukka Rask have dehydration or diarrhea? Fred thinks it's the latter.
Rich is out sick today. The Bruins got 5 out of 6 points over the last three games, and also got some help last night from Jaromir Jagr helping to defeat Ottawa. The Celtics got crushed by the Clippers. DeAndre Jordan is the worst free throw shooter in the NBA. Tuukka Rask left Saturday's game with "dehydration," which really means diarrhea.
In the fourth and final Hour of an Agenda Free Friday, Felger and Mazz take calls on everything that was discussed this week. Executive Producer James Stewart and Director of Communications Billy Lanni give a final Wrestlemania preview. Finally, we hear from Mad Mike and Squeaky Mazz in the Final Word with Jim Murray.
Chris Gasper, of the Boston Globe, joined Felger and Massarotti during Hour 3. The guys discussed the Boston Celtics and whether or not making the playoffs would be a good thing. Mike, Tony, and Chris also talked about the New England Patriots and Darrelle Revis. The guys wrapped up the hour discussing David Ortiz, PED’s, NFL rule changes, and an NCAA Minute.
In Hour 2, Felger and Mazz discussed comments made by Shane Victorino and continued to take calls on everything they’ve discussed this week. Bruins radio analyst, Bob Beers, joined Mike and Tony to discuss the struggling B’s and their current 6-game losing streak. Finally, the guys talked about some of the latest stories from the NFL.