|Dec. 31 12:53 PM PT1:53 PM MT2:53 PM CT3:53 PM ET15:53 ET20:53 GMT4:53 1:53 PM MST3:53 PM EST4:23 PM VEN0:53 UAE (+1)2:53 PM CT-The Phillies traded outfielder Marlon Byrd to the Cincinnati Reds and included cash to pay part of his salary on Wednesday, getting a minor league pitcher in return.
Analysis: The Reds have been trying to get a left fielder in the offseason but failed to sign a free agent. The 37-year-old Byrd batted .264 last season with 25 homers and 85 RBIs. He gets $8 million next season on the final year of a two-year deal that includes an $8 million team option for 2016.
|Sep. 22 8:56 AM PT9:56 AM MT10:56 AM CT11:56 AM ET11:56 ET15:56 GMT23:56 8:56 AM MST10:56 AM EST11:26 AM VEN19:56 UAE10:56 AM CT-Byrd went 2 for 5 with three RBIs in Sunday's 8-6, 10-inning loss at Oakland.
Analysis: Byrd's three RBIs matched his total from the previous 18 games.
|Aug. 9 3:42 PM PT4:42 PM MT5:42 PM CT6:42 PM ET18:42 ET22:42 GMT6:42 3:42 PM MST5:42 PM EST6:12 PM VEN2:42 UAE (+1)5:42 PM CT-Byrd went 3 for 4 with his 22nd home run in a 5-4 loss to the visiting Mets on Friday.
Analysis: Byrd had been struggling with two hits in 14 at-bats over his previous four games.
|Aug. 2 3:43 PM PT4:43 PM MT5:43 PM CT6:43 PM ET18:43 ET22:43 GMT6:43 3:43 PM MST5:43 PM EST6:13 PM VEN2:43 UAE (+1)5:43 PM CT-Byrd hit his 21st home run of the season in a 2-1 win at Washington on Friday.
Analysis: Byrd is 20 for 60 over with nine RBIs over his last 13 games.
|Aug. 1 1:31 PM PT2:31 PM MT3:31 PM CT4:31 PM ET16:31 ET20:31 GMT4:31 1:31 PM MST3:31 PM EST4:01 PM VEN0:31 UAE (+1)3:31 PM CT-Byrd had two hits in a decent fantasy effort Thursday night.
Analysis: Several outlets reported erroneously that Byrd had been traded to the Yankees. That is not true and fantasy owners should be aware he is still with the Phils.
|July 29 1:35 PM PT2:35 PM MT3:35 PM CT4:35 PM ET16:35 ET20:35 GMT4:35 1:35 PM MST3:35 PM EST4:05 PM VEN0:35 UAE (+1)3:35 PM CT-Byrd went 4 for 5 in Monday's 7-1 road loss to the New York Mets.
Analysis: Byrd raised his average to .273, the highest it's been since June 2.
|July 27 12:42 PM PT1:42 PM MT2:42 PM CT3:42 PM ET15:42 ET19:42 GMT3:42 12:42 PM MST2:42 PM EST3:12 PM VEN23:42 UAE2:42 PM CT-Byrd hit his 20th home run in Saturday's 10-6 loss to Arizona, though it was his only hit in six at-bats.
Analysis: Byrd is batting .321 over his last 12 games with eight runs driven in. He's already four shy of the career-best 24 homers he hit last season.
|July 25 12:37 PM PT1:37 PM MT2:37 PM CT3:37 PM ET15:37 ET19:37 GMT3:37 12:37 PM MST2:37 PM EST3:07 PM VEN23:37 UAE2:37 PM CT-Byrd was 2 for 4 with his 59th RBI in a 2-1 win over San Francisco on Thursday.
Analysis: Byrd is 10 for 27 over his last six games.
|July 21 2:01 PM PT3:01 PM MT4:01 PM CT5:01 PM ET17:01 ET21:01 GMT5:01 2:01 PM MST4:01 PM EST4:31 PM VEN1:01 UAE (+1)4:01 PM CT-Byrd went 2 for 4 with a homer on Sunday.
Analysis: He is a true professional even though he is on a lousy club.
|July 7 1:27 PM PT2:27 PM MT3:27 PM CT4:27 PM ET16:27 ET20:27 GMT4:27 1:27 PM MST3:27 PM EST3:57 PM VEN0:27 UAE (+1)3:27 PM CT-Byrd went 2 for 4 with a homer on Sunday in Pittsburgh.
Analysis: Byrd is up to 18 homers and he popped a changeup out of PNC Park - the second time he went deep in as many days. "He's been very steady for us," Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg said. "An everyday grinder who forces the chips in. He's been one of our consistent bats."
|June 11 12:06 PM PT1:06 PM MT2:06 PM CT3:06 PM ET15:06 ET19:06 GMT3:06 12:06 PM MST2:06 PM EST2:36 PM VEN23:06 UAE2:06 PM CT-Byrd went 1 for 3 with a home run and four RBIs in Tuesday's win over San Diego.
Analysis: He's gone deep in two of his last three games with six RBIs in that time.
|May 22 3:24 PM PT4:24 PM MT5:24 PM CT6:24 PM ET18:24 ET22:24 GMT6:24 3:24 PM MST5:24 PM EST5:54 PM VEN2:24 UAE (+1)5:24 PM CT-Byrd stayed hot with two hits and an RBI Wednesday in a 14-5 loss at Miami.
Analysis: Byrd is 7 for 17 with a homer and four RBIs in his last four games.
|May 9 1:00 PM PT2:00 PM MT3:00 PM CT4:00 PM ET16:00 ET20:00 GMT4:00 1:00 PM MST3:00 PM EST3:30 PM VEN0:00 UAE (+1)3:00 PM CT-Byrd had two hits for the fourth consecutive game Thursday in a 12-6 loss to Toronto.
Analysis: Byrd, batting .317, is 21 for 46 (.457) with seven doubles, two homers and 10 RBIs in his last 12 games.
|May 7 1:32 PM PT2:32 PM MT3:32 PM CT4:32 PM ET16:32 ET20:32 GMT4:32 1:32 PM MST3:32 PM EST4:02 PM VEN0:32 UAE (+1)3:32 PM CT-Byrd was 2 for 4 with his eighth and ninth doubles of the season Tuesday against Toronto, marking his seventh multihit performance in 10 games.
Analysis: Byrd owns an OPS of 1.233 over his last 10 games with 10 RBIs.
|May 3 3:28 PM PT4:28 PM MT5:28 PM CT6:28 PM ET18:28 ET22:28 GMT6:28 3:28 PM MST5:28 PM EST5:58 PM VEN2:28 UAE (+1)5:28 PM CT-Byrd went 2 for 4 with a three-run homer in Friday's 5-3 loss to Washington.
Analysis: Byrd is batting .440 with two homers and eight RBIs during a six-game hitting streak.
|Apr. 30 2:18 PM PT3:18 PM MT4:18 PM CT5:18 PM ET17:18 ET21:18 GMT5:18 2:18 PM MST4:18 PM EST4:48 PM VEN1:18 UAE (+1)4:18 PM CT-Byrd extended a modest hitting streak to five games with his third homer of the season Tuesday against the Mets.
Analysis: Byrd is 9 for 21 over his last five contests after going 3 for 20 in the previous six.
|Apr. 28 1:41 PM PT2:41 PM MT3:41 PM CT4:41 PM ET16:41 ET20:41 GMT4:41 1:41 PM MST3:41 PM EST4:11 PM VEN0:41 UAE (+1)3:41 PM CT-Byrd had two hits in a 2-0 win over Arizona on Sunday.
Analysis: The Philadelphia Phillies outfielder, now batting .278, is 8 for 17 (.471) in his last four games and 11 for 31 (.355) in his last eight.
|Apr. 25 10:30 AM PT11:30 AM MT12:30 PM CT1:30 PM ET13:30 ET17:30 GMT1:30 10:30 AM MST12:30 PM EST1:00 PM VEN21:30 UAE12:30 PM CT-Byrd went 3 for 5 with four RBIs in Thursday's 7-3 road win over the Dodgers.
Analysis: Byrd has gone 6 for his last 19 with four doubles.
|Apr. 12 11:21 AM PT12:21 PM MT1:21 PM CT2:21 PM ET14:21 ET18:21 GMT2:21 11:21 AM MST1:21 PM EST1:51 PM VEN22:21 UAE1:21 PM CT-Byrd drove in two runs and the Philadelphia Phillies knocked around Jose Fernandez in one of his worst major league starts, beating the Miami Marlins 6-3 Friday night to snap a four-game skid.
Analysis: Byrd had two hits, including a double, and drove in a pair of runs for the third straight game. He's 7 for 21 (.333) with seven RBIs during a five-game hit streak.
|Apr. 1 2:24 PM PT3:24 PM MT4:24 PM CT5:24 PM ET17:24 ET21:24 GMT5:24 2:24 PM MST4:24 PM EST4:54 PM VEN1:24 UAE (+1)4:24 PM CT-Byrd was 2 for 6 with a homer on Monday against Texas, his first game with the Phillies since 2005.
Analysis: Fantasy owners and Phillies fans alike are hoping the Opening Day homer was a good sign from the 36-year-old Byrd, who surprised with a career-high 24 home runs in 2013 for the Pirates and Mets.
Daniel Jeremiah calls NFL Sunday to preview the NFL Draft and discuss what the New England Patriots will be looking to do starting Thursday night.
In hour 2 of NFL Sunday, we get more draft talk from Price and Dickerson. They discuss if the Pats will trade up or down at all or what they can get by staying put. Also, what does the RB position look like for New England? We hear from Daniel Jeremiah from the NFL Network and NFL.com and get his thoughts on the NFL draft and what the Patriots will do. Finally, the boys talk about the Greg Hardy situation in Dallas.
It's finally the week of the NFL Draft and the guys are psyched. They kick off the show discussing the release of the NFL schedule and how they expect the Pats to do against a relatively easy road for the Super Bowl champs. Greg and Chris talk about any difficult match-ups and if any teams in the AFC East can contend with the Patriots. Then the boys move on to the Draft and where the Pats may go. WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia joins the program to discuss his thoughts on the upcoming draft, the Pats needs and his ideas on why the Patriots may in fact trade up this season.
Greg Dickerson and John Tomase discuss the amazing season for the Celts and if they have any chance against Lebron and the Cleveland Cavs in a seven game series. If they do, HOW ... how do they get it done?
Brian "White Mamba" Scalabrine joins the guys to talk about the Celtics playoff push, the development of Marcus Smart and James Young, and the prospect of Brad Stevens leaving the Celtics for a college job.
Brow Buff's Sam Packard and Ben Kichen break down Marcus Smart's unfortunate ball tap, debate leadership in the Celtics locker room, and rehash the great Kevin Love to Boston rumors.
Joe and Lou Merloni talk with the hero of the night, Mookie Betts after the Red Sox come back to beat the Toronto Blue Jays in walk-off fashion in the first game of the series
Joe and Dave talk with Red Sox super utility man Brock Holt, who hit the game winning 3 run home run that propelled the Red Sox over the Baltimore Orioles, and played some stellar defense to seal the win.
Continued Red Sox talk on benching Victorino and the Red Sox pitching issues..and Sean's love for the band Poison.
The awesomely knowledgeable Fluto Shinzawa calls DJ, Naoko and Pete to talk about his thoughts on the future of the B's. He discusses his column from earlier this week on Cam Neely wanting to give Claude the ax earlier in the season but not getting the ok. Fluto shares his thoughts on Chiarelli's firing, the future for Claude and where the Bruins should go from here. He also gives his opinion on potential moves the team can make, who would fit in here, his thoughts on the NHL playoffs so far and more.
In the final hour of the "midseason finale" as DJ likes to call it, the crew discuss more about the future of the Bruins franchise, the possible power struggle in the front office and who should be the head coach going forward. They talk to intelligent and talented Fluto Shinzawa about all of these thing and more in an excellent interview, and finally, DJ says THANK YOU!
DJ, Naoko and Pete get into the huge week for the Bruins that saw the franchise move on from GM Peter Chiarelli. They discuss why that was done and if they agree. What does this mean for Claude? They talk about Claude and if he can exist here. If not, who would work in Boston? They also get into the NHL Draft Lottery last night and talk to ESPN Boston's Joey "National" McDonald live from Tampa, Florida.
The great Marc Fucarile discussed his struggles since he lost his leg two years ago.
Glenn, Gerry and Kirk discussed the riots in Baltimore.
Frank Perullo joined the show to defend his poll.
Manny Pacquiao tells a story about how his dad ate the family dog when he was just 12 years old. Charley Casserly thinks he's taping a segment for NFL Network..... whoops... it's LIVE. ESPN 2 airs video games causing Twitter to go ballistic.
Ray Lewis gives an impassioned speech to the rioting citizens of Baltimore. Also, news broke that the Jets will be fined 100K for the tampering of Darrelle Revis, but no draft picks will be surrendered.
Christian's favorite player, Brock Holt, spoke about John Farrell's transparency regarding his role with the team, and the confidence that he and his fellow position players has in the starting rotation.
the top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane.
Dale, Michael and Jerry discuss the struggling Red Sox, in particular the tattered shape of their starting and relief pitching.
Dale and Michael discuss the sweeping nature of the exit of the Celtics, and whether or not Kelly Olynyk made a dirty play when he injured Kevin Love's shoulder early in the final game.
Mikey, Lenny, and Erin talk about the Sox 7-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Patriots Day and the Sox hold on first place in the AL East. Also, the Celtics trail the Cavs 1 Game to 0 in their 1st Round series and the 2015 Boston Marathon is in the books.
Mikey Adams, joined by Lenny Megliola and Chris Villani, talks about the Red Sox home opening win at Fenway and the Bruins fallout after missing the playoffs including the future of Peter Chiarelli and Claude Julien.
Chris Price joins Mut to talk about how Revis will heat up the Jets-Pats rivalry next season
Gerry, Kirk and Glenn discuss Bruce Jenner's interview with Diane Sawyer and Chris Gasper's latest column.
Football fans and Fantasy Footballers know that there is NO Offseason in the NFL, so Jim and Pete are back with the first of a series of Fantasy Football Podcasts of the “NFL Draft variety.” Tune in and you’ll get an in depth analysis on Pete’s most first batch of scouting reports on this year’s crop of Rookie Targets. Jim and Pete kick it off with a lot of focus on a Runningback rich draft class, some of the top Wide Receiver talent and touch on the top Quarterbacks, Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota. Enjoy!
Uncle Buck joins Chris on the show again to talk about Raw from 4/20, finishing maneuvers and gives a few classic match picks.
Stephen A. expressed his thoughts on Tom Brady's White House snub and Floyd Mayweather's past.More from this show
Gerry, Kirk and Glenn discuss Bruce Jenner's interview with Diane Sawyer and Chris Gasper's latest column.More from this show
The Celtics, unsurprisingly, were swept by the Cavs and Jackie helped the guys recap the season, and the crazy final game which saw some hard fouls as well as an ejection of JR Smith.More from this show