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David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo: Did David Ortiz Deserve This Severance Package/Contract Extension?

Between his MVP-caliber play and his status as a Boston sports icon, the designated hitter is now guaranteed to be a Red Sox for life – but is the contract extension (essentially a severance package) good business? Zo & Flynn discuss.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/24/2014

Jacoby Ellsbury #22 of the New York Yankees takes batting practice on February 21, 2014 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

McAdam: New York Media Already Starting To Turn On Ellsbury

Just 10 days away from Opening Day and the rival New York Yankees are already uncertain about the health of their $153 million dollar man.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/21/2014

David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox, Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees and Evan Longoria of the Tampa Bay Rays. (Getty Images)

Felger & Mazz: Red Sox, Rays & Yankees All Comparable In AL East

Gambling website Bovada released their over/under for MLB teams and the guys feel like their numbers are right on in the AL East.

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/28/2014

Stephen Drew (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Heyman: Red Sox Or Mets Most Likely Destination For Stephen Drew, But Yankees Make The Most Sense

Drew’s poor postseason performance coupled with the emergence of prospect Xander Bogaerts was enough for Red Sox fans to show him the door – but apparently the door is still open for his return.

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/18/2014

New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Felger: Jeter’s Retirement Announcement Makes Yankees More Dangerous

Mariano Rivera and Andy Pettite hung up the pinstripes at the conclusion of the 2013 season, and now fellow Yankee pillar Derek Jeter will do the same at the end of ’14. Felger thinks his announcement could have a Ray Lewis/Ed Reed effect.

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/12/2014

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman speaks at a press conference with manager Joe Girardi looking on.
(Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Mazz: Yankees Will Finish Ahead Of Red Sox In 2014

Tony Massarotti feels like the Bronx Bombers are poised to finish ahead of the hometown Red Sox this upcoming season.

98.5 The Sports Hub–01/22/2014

Red Sox starter Jon Lester delivers a pitch against the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, in Baltimore.  (Credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

McAdam On Gresh & Zo: Red Sox Vs. Rays ALDS Preview

Sean McAdam joined Gresh & Zo to preview the ALDS matchup between the Red Sox and Rays and even took time to hit on the start of the Bruins season.

98.5 The Sports Hub–10/03/2013

Jarrod Saltalamacchia #39 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates with teammates in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Hunter Golden On Toucher & Rich: Successful West Coast Trip For Sox

Hunter Golden of FireBrandAL.com joined 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich on Monday to discuss the string of good performances by Sox pitchers.

98.5 The Sports Hub–08/26/2013

Red Sox starter Jake Peavy. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Peavy Looks To Put Red Sox Back On Track

Jake Peavy looks to get the Red Sox back on track in his second start, as they look to solve the Kansas City Royals.

08/09/2013

Jacoby Ellsbury. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo: Why Wasn’t Ellsbury Playing?

Jacoby Ellsbury was not in the lineup last night in a key meeting between the Sox and Rays, as the two teams battled for first place, and Gresh & Zo were not happy about that fact,

98.5 The Sports Hub–07/24/2013

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