Sox bounce right back and make it two out of three over the Marlins. Sean McAdam says there is one thing we know about this team…they can hit. In the next couple weeks, we’ll learn a lot more. Dan Shaughnessy has the game story in the Globe, and focuses on the hitting as well. Michael Silverman says that Ted Williams would be proud of the Red Sox .406 batting average during this homestand. Paul Doyle says that the Sox got over the Saturday night loss pretty quickly. Alex Speier looks at the Kapler fueled win over the Marlins. Bob Ryan looks at the newest Fenway cult hero, Gabe Kapler. John Connolly also looks at Kapler. Art Martone also has a bit on the blooming love affair between Sox fans and Kapler. Tony Massarotti looks at some restructuring within the Red Sox bullpen in hopes of better results. Aaron Harlan examines the Sox six homers from yesterday. Hard Hitting Michael Gee says high scoring Red Sox teams are not historically successful. Connolly also looks at Derek Lowe, riding the offense to his ninth win. Shaughnessy’s notebook looks at changes coming in the bullpen. Silverman’s notebook also looks at these changes, as does McAdam’s notebook.
Lots of talk this morning on Dennis and Callahan about the Celtics looking at trade opportunities for Antoine Walker. Much of the speculation was based on an article from the NY Daily News, which has the Knicks offering Latrell Spreewell. Please no. Mike Fine was a guest on the show. Yesterday, Bill Reynolds wrote in the Providence Journal that trade talk involving Walker is not over. Howard Bryant’s Boston Uncommon column today (pay only) looks at the new face of the NBA, has Larry Lucchino defending the “Smartfan” ticket reselling program and a moment of silence for Hall of Fame baseball and basketball writer Leonard Koppett who passed away last week.
Today is decision day for the University of Miami. Mike Shalin says Miami should do the right thing and stay in the Big East. Ken Davis looks at the decision Miami faces. Joe Burris has a short article in the Globe on the matter.
Tuna Sighting on the coast of Maine: Cowboys coach Bill Parcells was spotting dining at posh Ogunquit restaurant Arrows on Thursday night.
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ESPN has Cubs/Phillies at 7:00. ESPN Classic has a SportsCentury feature on Bill Parcells at 8:00 & 11:00.