Toronto Blue Jays
The Baseball Reporters Show from Friday, April 5.
It’s not like John Farrell received a warm reception from New York Yankees fans in his first series as Red Sox manager, but he can expect a whole lot of boos to rain down all weekend long in Toronto.
Toronto Blue Jays General Manager Alex Anthopoulos joined Tony Massarotti on the Baseball Reporters to talk about the Jays huge off-season and the expectations going into the 2013 season.
Jon Lester has been named the Red Sox opening day starter for the third straight season.
CBS Sports’ Baseball Insider Jon Heyman joined Gresh and Zolak on Tuesday to talk about the Red Sox’ rotation, Jackie Bradley Jr., and what to expect out of the Yankees this season.
Fully healthy and with a good amount of experience under his belt, Brett Lawrie is fully capable of putting a season similar to that composite line.
NL Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey gave up two runs and four hits in his Toronto spring training debut, but he was outpitched by fellow knuckleballer Steven Wright for two innings in the Boston Red Sox split squad’s 4-2 victory over the Blue Jays on Monday.
The Red Sox will play a pair split-squad games on Monday, facing the Blue Jays in Dunedin and the Rays in Port Charlotte and Tampa Bay Rays in Sarasota.
A story in the Miami New Times revealed that baseball stars Alex Rodriguez, Gio Gonzalez, Nelson Cruz, Melky Cabrera and Bartolo Colon were clients of a Miami anti-aging clinic that distributed performance enhancing drugs. Jon Heyman joined Gresh & Zo to discuss the new story and what it’ll mean moving forward.
CBSSports’ Baseball Insider Jon Heyman joins Gresh & Zolak to talk about the Red Sox’ place in the AL East, and the reputation of Stephen Drew.