In this rare matchup between two of baseball’s most recognizable franchises Friday at Wrigley Field, the Red Sox hope to get back to the break-even mark while the Cubs’ Ryan Dempster looks to extend a 15-inning scoreless streak.
Former Boston Red Sox General Manager and current President of Baseball Operations for the Chicago Cubs, Theo Epstein joined Felger and Massarotti.
CBS Sports baseball writer Jon Heyman called in for his weekly Sox chat with 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Gresh & Zo. The guys discussed Bobby Valentine’s comments about human error in calling balls and strikes, Daniel Bard’s possible new role and Josh Beckett correctly handling the Boston media.
The Boston Red Sox acquired center fielder Marlon Byrd from the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.
The Theo Epstein compensation may not be over after all.
Red Sox reliever Chris Carpenter, who was obtained from the Chicago Cubs as partial compensation for general manager Theo Epstein, says he will have elbow surgery.
It has been a very busy few days for new reliever Chris Carpenter, but he is happy to be on the Red Sox.
Jermaine Wiggins joined Felger and Bertrand to talk about the compensation the Boston Red Sox received for Theo Epstein. When did the Red Sox lose their leverage?
Whenever a team acquires a player who is announced with the immediate clarification that it’s not the player of the same name who is well-known and accomplished, the trade becomes a rather tough sell for the team.
There are certain announcers that you can’t help but love, whether it’s their great voice or original catch phrases. Every day this week T&R are going to take a look at guys that sit up in the booth calling games that we love. Today it was Ron Santo and Dave Mishkin.