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Evan Drellich and Lou Merloni talk about Major League Baseball and Boston red Sox news and rumors on "The Baseball Show" podcast

Evan Drellich and Lou Merloni talk about Major League Baseball and Boston red Sox news and rumors on "The Baseball Show" podcast
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Boston, MA

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Evan Drellich and Lou Merloni talk about Major League Baseball and Boston red Sox news and rumors on "The Baseball Show" podcast

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@weeisports

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English

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877.276.2160


Episodes

ALCS Preview: Price, Betts need to improve for Red Sox to win

10/12/2018
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Lou Merloni is joined by NBC Sports Boston Red Sox insider Evan Drellich to preview the American League Championship Series showdown between the Boston Red Sox and the Houston Astros: 0:46 - Evan and Lou discuss Alex Cora's decision to start David Price in Game 2 after the lefty lasted just 1.2 innings in his start vs. the Yankees. 4:28 - Alex Cora deflected questions about Price by essentially saying he doesn't believe players can be clutch or not clutch. Evan wonders, "would it be so bad...

Duration:00:20:49

For the first time since 2004, it's Red Sox-Yankees in the playoffs

10/4/2018
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Lou Merloni and NBC Sports Boston Red Sox insider Evan Drellich preview the American League Divisional Series between the Red Sox and the New York Yankees: 0:21 - Evan and Lou quickly discuss the obvious: this is a huge series that will reignite a historical rivalry. They also give their predictions on how many games the series will go. 2:44 - Lou Merloni: "I don't think I can remember a Red Sox team that is in as desperate need to step up." 4:42 - Evan and Lou break down what the Red Sox...

Duration:00:10:10

With A.L. East clinched, Sox look ahead to October

9/23/2018
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Lou Merloni and NBC Sports Boston Red Sox insider Evan Drellich break down the week in Sox news and results: 0:18 - Evan and Lou discuss the Red Sox winning the A.L. East for the third straight year. We hear from J.D. Martinez, Dave Dombrowski and Alex Cora following Boston's division-clinching win over the Yankees. 4:56 - With three short starts in the books for Chris Sale since his return from the disabled list, the Sox' ace still doesn't look ready for the playoffs. Evan and Lou discuss...

Duration:00:15:11

Jared Carrabis makes his return; Mookie leaves with injury; Bullpen continues to be a concern

9/16/2018
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0:17 - Lou Merloni and Evan Drellich discuss Chris Sale’s 3 scoreless innings on Sunday afternoon and if he’ll be 100% before the playoffs start. They also break down what happened with Mookie Betts coming out of the game early with an injury. 5:37 - Jared Carrabis makes a special guest appearance on the Baseball Show and debates with Mike Felger about why the Red Sox will win the World Series. 7:56 - Merloni, Drellich, and Carrabis talk about Dave Dombrowski’s comments on the bullpen and...

Duration:00:13:11

Chris Sale to be activated off DL; Pedroia officially done for season; Who makes the playoff roster?

9/9/2018
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0:17 - Lou Merloni and Evan Drellich discuss Chris Sale coming off the DL as he will be the opener on Tuesday against the Blue Jays, and Dustin Pedroia being shut down for the remainder of the 2018 season. 6:01- Who is in and who is out on the Red Sox playoff roster? Merloni and Drellich debate who will be there in the postseason for Boston. 9:35 - With the Red Sox and Astros finishing up a three-game series against each other, Lou and Evan look at the rotation, bullpen, lineup, defense,...

Duration:00:15:39

Pitching staff struggles continue; no moves from Dombrowski

9/2/2018
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Lou Merloni is joined by NBC Sports Boston Red Sox insider Evan Drellich to break down the week in team news and results: 0:18 - With the MLB waiver trade deadline come and gone and the Red Sox standing pat, Evan and Lou debate if the current team (especially the bullpen) is good enough to succeed in the playoffs. 6:12 - Evan and Lou check in on the status of Boston's two top arms, Chris Sale and David Price. While Price seems to be close to a return, Sale's situation remains cloudy and...

Duration:00:16:22

Sox suffer first sweep of 2018, division lead shrinks

8/26/2018
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Lou Merloni is joined by NBC Sports Boston Red Sox insider Evan Drellich and the two break down the past week of Red Sox news and results: 0:41 - The Red Sox are in the midst of their first slump all season and while Alex Cora doesn't seem too worried after losing three in a row to Tampa Bay, Evan and Lou can see where the club has fallen short lately. 4:40 - Evan and Lou go back and forth on their level of concern on a series of specific topics: The AL East division lead, Chris Sale’s...

Duration:00:14:55

Sale returns to the DL; Postseason field taking shape

8/19/2018
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Tony Massarotti joins NBC Sports Boston Red Sox insider Evan Drellich to break down the week in Red Sox news and results: 0:18 - Evan and Tony take a look at the Red Sox 2-0 loss against the Tampa Rays on Sunday, but focus on a bigger-picture issue: Chris Sale's return to the disabled list and what his condition could be for the playoffs. 4:59 - With Sale out of the rotation for now, it's up to David Price to pitch like an ace and he's done just that for the past month. Evan and Tony...

Duration:00:14:58

Sox continue to roll; Sale dominates in his return from DL

8/12/2018
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Lou Merloni and NBC Sports Boston Red Sox insider Evan Drellich break down the week in Red Sox news and results: 0:18 - In his return from the 10-day disabled list, Chris Sale tossed five innings of shutout ball with 12 strikeouts in the Red Sox 4-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles. Evan and Lou discuss Sale's performance and the insane numbers he's put up this season. 4:53 - Craig Kimbrel has been good this year, there's no denying it. But the Red Sox closer has shown some regression lately...

Duration:00:15:25

Before Sox' comeback vs. Yankees, Price succeeds while the bullpen fails

8/6/2018
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Evan Drellich and Lou Merloni break down the latest in Red Sox news and results: 0:31 - Prior to the Red Sox' improbable comeback in the 9th and 10th innings vs. the Yankees, David Price picked up a quality start and winded up with a no decision. Evan and Lou debate if Price's outing has solved his lasting problems facing New York. 6:17 - While Price pitched well in the final game of the series, Boston's lead was blown when Alex Cora went to the bullpen. Lou and Evan discuss the current...

Duration:00:13:29

Eovaldi shines in Red Sox debut; Trade deadline approaches

7/29/2018
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Lou Merloni and NBC Sports Boston Red Sox insider Evan Drellich break down the week in Red Sox news and results: 0:19 - With Nathan Eovaldi tossing seven scoreless innings in his first start with Boston, Evan and Lou discuss how the addition of the right-hander can help the Sox rotation and Dave Dombrowski could have made a better move. 6:47 - Jackie Bradley Jr. has actually heated up at the plate recently and added a highlight-reel catch in center field on Sunday. Lou and Evan debate what...

Duration:00:15:21

Chris Sale continues to dominate; Where should the Red Sox look to upgrade before the trade deadline?

7/22/2018
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0:23 - Lou Merloni and Evan Drellich discuss Chris Sale's continued dominance as he shuts down the Tigers on Sunday afternoon. Sale now has an incredible 0.27 ERA in his last 5 starts. 4:24 - Will the Red Sox make a trade prior to the deadline? Do they have enough ammo to bring in an impact player? Merloni and Drellich talk about what positions the Red Sox should look to upgrade before July 31st. 9:05 - David Price started off the unofficial 2nd half of the season with 6.1 innings of...

Duration:00:13:35

Red Sox head into the break flying high

7/15/2018
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Evan Drellich and Lou Merloni break down the week in Red Sox news and results on The Baseball Show: 1:06 - Evan and Lou discuss the unofficial first half of the season and what has gone right for the Red Sox to put them in first place with a 4.5 game lead in the division as they go into the All-Star break. 3:59 - Lou, Evan and Dan Shaughnessy play a round of over-under with the following topics: Mookie Betts' possible contract extension, Betts' MVP chances and the number of Red Sox...

Duration:00:15:22

Quintet of Red Sox selected to AL All-Star team

7/8/2018
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Lou Merloni and Evan Drellich break down this week's latest Red Sox news and storylines on the Baseball Show: 0:18 - Five, count 'em, five Red Sox will represent the team in the All-Star Game on July 17: Mookie Betts, J.D. Martinez, Chris Sale, Craig Kimbrel and Mitch Moreland. Evan and Lou dive into the All-Star voting and discuss how valuable each of the Sox' All-Stars have been this season. 5:13 - After pitching well during the month of June, David Price has struggled in his two starts...

Duration:00:16:07

Who will come out on top in the A.L. East?; Red Sox trade for a veteran bat

7/2/2018
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0:23 - Lou Merloni and Evan Drellich discuss Chris Sale dominating the Yankees as he seems to have dialed it up in his recent starts. But Eduardo Rodriguez struggled against New York. Do the Red Sox starters need to show more consistency? 5:16 - Merloni and Drellich talk about the Red Sox trading for Steve Pearce from Toronto, which Drellich says shows that Boston doesn't have the depth that the Yankees have and that their system is depleted. 10:41- Merloni and Drellich go through the Tale...

Duration:00:14:58

What's really going on with Hanley Ramirez?

6/24/2018
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Evan Drellich and Lou Merloni break down this week in Red Sox action, discussing the top headlines and the team's latest results: 0:16 - Lou and Evan review the Red Sox 5-0 win over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday as well as how sharp Chris Sale was on the hill. 2:23 - Earlier in the week, it was reported that Hanley Ramirez was somehow involved in a drug-related federal and state investigation. Lou and Evan discuss the initial report and how on Sunday it was debunked by the Boston...

Duration:00:16:07

Should the Red Sox consider trading Devers for Machado?; E-Rod and Price continue their success

6/17/2018
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0:23 - Should the Red Sox consider trading Rafael Devers for free agent to-be Manny Machado? Lou Merloni and Evan Drellich debate if it would be worth it for Boston to give up their young 3rd baseman for a half year of Machado. 4:57 - With the win over the Mariners on Sunday, the Red Sox now have a 49-24 record and are in a virtual tie with the Yankees for 1st place in the AL East. Eduardo Rodriguez had another great outing on Sunday and is now 9-1 on the season. Lou Merloni and Evan...

Duration:00:13:03

What has Dombrowski done to the Sox farm system?

6/10/2018
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Evan Drellich and Tony Massarotti break down the top storylines in Red Sox news on this week's episode of The Baseball Show: 0:23 - After Boston dropped two of three to the Chicago White Sox this weekend, Evan and Mazz aren't worried, but they are questioning the depth of the roster and are looking ahead to what moves need to be made to make the team better. 5:08 - Evan and Mazz take a deep dive into the current status of the Red Sox farm system, which draws a striking resemblance to Dave...

Duration:00:13:37

Sox split in Houston, but send important duo to DL

6/4/2018
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Evan Drellich and Lou Merloni break down the biggest headlines of the week in Red Sox news on the Baseball Show Podcast: 0:23 - With the Red Sox securing the split of a four-game series against the Houston Astros, Lou and Evan discuss where the club stands after its performance over the weekend and they point out some key performances in the series finale. 6:49 - After being out of the lineup for over a week, Mookie Betts was finally placed on the 10-day disabled list by the Red Sox and...

Duration:00:17:08

Goodbye Hanley

5/27/2018
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Evan Drellich and Lou Merloni break down the most talked-about topics from the week in Red Sox nation: 0:20 - With Hanley Ramirez being designated for assignment, Evan and Lou discuss why they think it was a bad move for Dave Dombrowski and the Red Sox. 6:50 - After Chris Sale's poor performance on Sunday vs. the Braves, Evan and Lou look at his numbers through May from his first two seasons with Boston. They also talk about David Price's recent success and Rick Porcello's up-and-down...

Duration:00:16:23