Major League Baseball
Today on the Baseball Reporters, Tony Massarotti discusses the Red Sox opening up the second half of the season back at Fenway Park against the New York Yankees, and the latest set back for the Red Sox bullpen with the loss of Andrew Bailey.
Harold Reynolds joins Gresh & Zo with the latest MLB PED scandal, the Red Sox hot start to the year and Jacoby Ellsbury.
The Boston Red Sox, Major League Baseball and several affiliates are contributing $646,500 to One Fund Boston, the nonprofit established to help people most affected by the Boston Marathon bombings.
Gresh and Sean McAdam spent Wednesday afternoon delving into the new school of statistics in baseball and them compared to the traditional ways they were brought up looking at the game.
Felger and Massarotti opened the discussing Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame inductee announcement. For the first time since 1996, no players were elected into the Hall of Fame.
Felger and Massarotti discussed the release of Major League Baseball’s 2013 National Hall of Fame ballot. This year’s ballot includes players such as Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa, and other players from baseball’s steroid era.
“John Lackey doesn’t need to be with the team,” Heyman said of Lackey, who hasn’t played this year due to Tommy John surgery. “And if he is with the team, he doesn’t need to be drinking beer.”
A documentary produced by Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine is causing a stir in baseball circles.
Gresh and Zo chatted with CBS Baseball Insider Jon Heyman about the Kevin Youkilis trade, other potential Red Sox deadline deals and how the new Wild Card format could affect moves made at the trade deadline.
Gresh & Zo lead things off talking about the acquittal of 7-time Cy Young award winner Roger Clemens. Although he was found not guilty of perjury, where does he stand in the eye of the public. Will he be a Hall of Famer when he’s up for balloting this year?