Joe Maddon

Practice baseballs sit on the field. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

The Baseball Reporters: June 11, 2013

The Baseball Reporters Show from Tuesday, June 11.


Bobby Valentine  (Photo by Winslow Townson/Getty Images)

Felger & Mazz: Don’t Bad-Mouth Fenway Or The Fans, Because You May Get Hit By A Pitch

Felger and Massarotti continued the day discussing the Boston Red Sox, their weekend against the Tampa Bay Rays, and yesterday’s game against the Detroit Tigers.


Adrian Gonzalez #28 of the Boston Red Sox connects for a three run home run as Chris Gimenez #16 of the Tampa Bay Rays watches in the seventh inning at Fenway Park May 27, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Heyman On Gresh & Zo: ‘Too Tempting’ Not To Play Gonzalez In Right

With the Red Sox needing to get Adrian Gonzalez, Kevin Youkilis and Will Middlebrooks all into the lineup, CBS Sports’ baseball insider Jon Heyman told Gresh and Zo it’s “too tempting” for Bobby Valentine not to play Gonzo in right.


Luke Scott #30 of the Tampa Bay Rays shoves Jarrod Saltalamacchia #39 of the Boston Red Sox after Scott was hit by a pitch by Franklin Morales #46 of the Boston Red Sox in the ninth inning at Fenway Park May 25, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo: Who Called For The Code Red On Luke Scott?

Gresh & Zo throw fastballs at Joe Maddon’s comments about Bobby V and the Red Sox organization.

98.5 The Sports Hub–05/29/2012

Joe Maddon (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Rays’ Maddon On Allowing Alcohol: ‘We’re Not The Red Sox’

Rays manager Joe Maddon seemingly took a shot at the Red Sox this weekend when asked why he allows alcohol in the Tampa Bay clubhouse.


Joe Maddon (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

AP: Maddon Agrees To 3-Year Extension With Rays

Joe Maddon insisted all along that he wasn’t interested in managing any other team than Tampa Bay.


Bobby Valentine is introduced as the new manager for the Boston Red Sox during a press conference on December 1, 2011 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Bobby V: ‘I Hate The Yankees’

Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine wasted no time throwing some fuel on the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry on Wednesday.


Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz, left, and Dustin Pedroia walk back to the dugout after Ortiz made the last out in the fifth inning against the Baltimore Orioles in the first game of a day-night doubleheader baseball game in Boston, Mass., Monday, Sept. 19, 2011. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Red Sox Would Benefit From Not Making Playoffs

98.5 The Sports Hub’s Tucker Silva says the Red Sox would benefit from a collapse, and a second straight season without a playoff berth.


BOSTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 17: Ben Zobrist #18 of the Tampa Bay Rays, who earlier hit a two-run home run, celebrates with Evan Longoria #3 of the Tampa Bay Rays after a 4-3 win over the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park September 17, 2011 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Zobrist’s HR Pushes Rays Past Red Sox Again

Three games out. Eleven left to play. And the Tampa Bay Rays mean it when they say the next one is the most important of all.


Mike Aviles #3 of the Boston Red Sox kicks the dirt in the ninth inning during a game with Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park September 15, 2011 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Red Sox lost 9-1. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Felger & Mazz: Is Tonight The Most Important Game Of The Year?

Broadcasting live from the Ace Ticket studio at Fenway, Felger and Massarotti discussed the struggling Red Sox. How important is tonight’s game? How deflating would a loss tonight be to the Red Sox?

98.5 The Sports Hub–09/16/2011