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.
The Bruins lost in OT to Anaheim, their sixth straight defeat. Cam Neely made some interesting comments to Felger & Mazz yesterday. Jon Wallach had a bad experience last night at a sports bar. David Ortiz made fun of Dan Shaughnessy in his article over at The Players' Tribune. Aaron Hernandez's fiancee is set to take the stand today in court.
David Ortiz wrote an article for Derek Jeter's website The Players' Tribune. Albert Breer of the NFL Network called in. Adolfo was in a bad mood so Toucher & Rich had him hit a chair. The Bruins lost in OT to Anaheim.
Jon Wallach had a very bad experience last night at a sports bar while trying to watch the Bruins and NCAA basketball games. It's something everyone has encountered in their life, and Toucher & Rich explain why this practice needs to stop.
Toucher & Rich talked to Albert Breer of the NFL Network Friday morning about the Aaron Hernandez trial, the Colts' unwillingness to extend their head coach, the rule changes discussed at the owners meetings and much more.
Darrelle Revis spoke on the radio about his contract offer from the Patriots. Greg Bedard of The MMQB called in to talk about his most recent article involving former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez. Dougie Hamilton was asked to prom by a teenage girl at Cuts For A Cause. Who are some other hunky athletes?
Jon Gruden does his QB Camp for famous wrestlers instead of quarterbacks on Monday Night Raw. Joe Haggerty of CSNNE called in to talk some Bruins. Robert Kraft said the Patriots made a competitive offer for Darrelle Revis, but just how competitive was it?
Nightly news is covering the One Direction story everyone is freaking out about. The NFL has turned into the Kardashians. Toucher & Rich talk about everything that happened last night, including the new rule changes in the NFL and the Celtics loss.
Ainge: Season Not A Failure If Celtics Miss Playoffs
Toucher & Rich talked to Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge Thursday morning for his weekly interview. Ainge talked about last night's loss, his team's playoff chances, Isaiah Thomas' return to action, Jared Sullinger and more.
Greg Bedard's Interesting Interaction With Aaron Hernandez In Indy
Toucher & Rich talked to the MMQB's Greg Bedard Thursday morning, who wrote on Wednesday about a specific incident in Indianapolis at the 2013 NFL Combine with then-Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez. Bedard has also been covering the trial, among other things.
Toucher & Rich had on beat reporter Joe Haggerty Thursday morning to talk some Bruins, who have just nine games remaining in the regular season. If the playoffs started today the Bruins would be booking vacations and tee times. Haggerty has no idea how this Bruins team will respond to the challenge facing them, given how up-and-down they've been all season.