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Description:'s Site Editor Rob Bradford hosts The Bradfo Sho, which includes topics from across the sports and entertainment universe.




Bradfo Sho, Ep. 42: Eck opens up

Rob Bradford is joined by NESN analyst, and Hall of Fame pitcher, Dennis Eckersley. For the first time anywhere, Eckersley discusses the controversy involving David Price and the subsequent fallout. He goes on to explain how he views his job, his relationship with the players and how he views his entire 2017 season while filling in for Jerry Remy.

Duration: 00:20:25

Bradfo Sho, Ep. 41: The Rajai Davis Experience

Rob Bradford is joined by new Red Sox outfielder Rajai Davis for a fascinating conversation about the Connecticut's path to arriving with Boston. The former 38th-round pick offers candid commentary about overcoming a series of obstacles on the way to becoming a big leaguer, how close he previously came to joining the Red Sox, behind-the-scenes details about the World Series home run that tied Game 7, and his thoughts on potentially becoming the next Dave Roberts (despite admitting to not...

Duration: 00:19:58

Bradfo Sho, Ep. 40: Five years later, Larry Lucchino examines Dodgers/Red Sox blockbuster

On the fifth anniversary of the trade that altered two franchises for years to come, former Red Sox president Larry Lucchino joins Rob Bradford to look back on the 2012 deal between the Sox and Dodgers. Lucchino offers insight as to how the whole trade went down, while joining Bradford in reflecting on what it meant to both franchises in years immediately after the deal.

Duration: 00:24:13

Bradfo Sho, Ep. 39: The Eduardo Nunez experience

Rob Bradford is joined by Red Sox superstar Eduardo Nunez to discuss all things Eduardo Nunez. The infielder candidly talks about what went wrong along his path toward becoming Derek Jeter's replacement, and how he became the player the Sox have marveled at since coming over from San Francisco. Nunez also reveals he patterned his batting stance after two former Red Sox when growing up in the Dominican Republic. As a bonus, Bradford also talks with Red Sox hitting coach Chili Davis to try...

Duration: 00:20:36

Bradfo Sho, Ep. 38: Being Mookie Betts

Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts joins Rob Bradford for an in-depth, candid conversation about his season and some of the unforeseen obstacles he has come across. Betts offers an honest take on how he and his club has dealt with some of the challenges thrown their way, while also explaining why Boston isn't always an easy place to play.

Duration: 00:28:31

Bradfo Sho, Ep. 37: Why Mike Moustakas isn't with the Red Sox

Kansas City Royals general manager Dayton Moore joins Rob Bradford to talk everything trade deadline, including the thinking behind holding on to players like Mike Moustakas and KC's other potential free agents. Moore offers his take on the landscape of the deadline this year, along with what it's like to do deals with Red Sox chief decision-maker Dave Dombrowski. Willie Wilson also may have been mentioned.

Duration: 00:20:28

Bradfo Sho, Ep. 36: The definitive Rafael Devers podcast (Pt. 2)

Red Sox assistant GM, Eddie Romero, joins Rob Bradford to discuss the decision to promote Rafael Devers. Romero explains what went into the Red Sox deciding that now is the time to make the move. Listen to the behind-the-scenes account of this team's most important decisions of the season.

Duration: 00:18:15

Bradfo Sho, Ep. 35: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Edition

Rob Bradford and Tim Britton of the Providence Journal are joined by Dr. Dan Quinn of Newton Wellesley Orthopedic Associates to uncover exactly what Tyler Thornburg is having surgery for, and what it means for the pitcher's future. Bradford and Britton also spin the wheel of relievers to define who has been the biggest surprise for the surprisingly Red Sox bullpen. The duo also breakdown their yearbook pictures.

Duration: 00:45:47

Bradfo Sho, Ep. 34: Anatomy of clubhouse confrontations

Rob Bradford is joined by's John Tomase to discuss David Price and all the controversy that has come with him in recent days. Bradford and Tomase discuss Price's recent run-in with the media, and their own experiences when it comes to clubhouse confrontations.

Duration: 00:49:32

Bradfo Sho, Ep. 33: Talking trade deadline with Dealer Dave

With two months to go before the non-waiver trade deadline, Rob Bradford is joined by Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski to talk about all the ins and outs of how the Red Sox are approaching the deadline. Dombrowski discusses how the deadline has changed, and how this year might be a bit unique. Bradford also talks with Red Sox pitchers Joe Kelly and Drew Pomeranz about their experiences of being dealt in the days leading up to July 31.

Duration: 00:19:38

Bradfo Sho, Ep. 32: Partying with Mike Napoli

Texas Rangers first baseman Mike Napoli joins Rob Bradford to talk the art of hugging, why some clubhouses work and some don't, and some previously untold stories about his time in Boston.

Duration: 00:18:46

Bradfo Sho, Ep. 31: The definitive Rafael Devers podcast

Red Sox assistant general manager Eddie Romero, the man who had a huge hand in signing top prospect Rafael Devers, joins Rob Bradford to talk all things Devers. Romero explains how the organization locked up the talented third baseman, detailing how he has progressed to this point and how long it might be until the 20 year old becomes a major leaguer.

Duration: 00:26:24

Bradfo Sho, Ep. 30: Michael Holley talks David Ortiz book

Michael Holley, author of the new book, "Papi: My Story" joins Rob Bradford to talk anything and everything about the soon-to-be released David Ortiz autobiography. Holley discusses the twists and turns leading up to actually writing the book, the stories behind putting it all together and the stories behind the stories.

Duration: 00:34:13

Bradfo Sho, Ep. 29: The Travis Shaw conversation

Milwaukee Brewers third baseman, and former Red Sox, Travis Shaw joined Rob Bradford to discuss his current lot in life, along with his true feelings about how things transpired in 2016 with the Sox. Shaw revisits his good and bad times with the Red Sox, along with his motivation to "win the trade" that sent Tyler Thornburg to Boston. He also identities the American League East team that was truly the Red Sox' rival in '16. WIth the Red Sox playing Shaw's Brewers in Milwaukee, it's a great...

Duration: 00:24:07

Bradfo Sho, Ep. 28: Dustin Pedroia talks leadership

Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia joins Rob Bradford to clarify where people are right and where they are wrong when talking about leadership in the team's clubhouse. Pedroia also doubles down on his proclamation he is best in the major leagues at making pocket squares and turning double plays.

Duration: 00:12:54

Bradfo Sho, Ep. 27: Craig Breslow defends Tom Brady

Rob Bradford is joined by Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Craig Breslow, who is one of the foremost authorities among professional athletes when it comes to understanding how charities work. Not only does Breslow head up his own charity, the Strike 3 Foundation, but also proactively has taken the Boston Globe to task via a letter to the editor after a 2013 article criticizing the allocation of funds for high-profile athlete's charities. Breslow digs into the recent controversy surrounding Tom...

Duration: 00:27:37

Bradfo Sho, Ep. 26: Merloni, Schilling talk getting revenge

Rob Bradford is joined by both Lou Merloni and Curt Schilling to discuss the recent controversy involving Manny Machado, Dustin Pedroia, Matt Barnes and their respective teams. The two former major leagues offer insight to how baseball handles (and should handle) hitting batters as an act of revenge, with their own stories of involving similar situations as the one that unfolded in Baltimore. They also break down the decision to take Chris Sale out of his last start after eight innings. The...

Duration: 00:26:32

Bradfo Sho, Ep. 25: Jerry Remy reflects on Fenway pizza throw

On the 10th year anniversary of an iconic moment in Red Sox television broadcasts, Jerry Remy joins Rob Bradford to reflect on the famous Fenway pizza throw for another Bradfo Sho short.

Duration: 00:07:39

Bradfo Sho, Ep. 24: '17 Benintendi vs. '12 Trout

In a Bradfo Sho short, Red Sox bench coach Gary DiSarcina joins Rob Bradford to talk about some of his early takeaways from watching his new team, including the comparison of Andrew Benintendi in his first April to Mike Trout when he experienced his first full big league season. DiSarcina also offers interesting insight into how different Xander Bogaerts is now compared to when he was mentoring the shortstop as Pawutcket's manager four years ago

Duration: 00:09:08

Bradfo Sho, Ep. 23: Manager Lou's anger, analysis

Lou Merloni joins Rob Bradford once again to discuss the moves that were made, and the moves that need to be made when it comes to the Red Sox. Rob and Lou begin the podcast addressing the controversy the first 'Manager Lou' podcast, in which Merloni believed Bradford was trying to paint him in a corner. Plenty of anger and analysis in this one.

Duration: 00:30:48

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