Red Sox/Yankees Leftovers

I’m really not sure what is worse, listening to Joe Morgan analyze a baseball game on ESPN, or listening to WEEI hosts complain about Joe Morgan.

Dennis & Callahan even had a clever skit this morning where a Joe Morgan-sound-a-like called in and pretended to be Morgan so that D&C could ask him the tough questions! Great radio!

Or not so much.

Seriously, listening to Morgan is painful most of the time, though I’d still rather listen to him than Tim McCarver, but the complaining on the WEEI shows about him is just as painful. It’s terrible.

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A BSMW reader left the following message before the Big Show hit the air this afternoon:

Anyone want to bet Ordway plays the wise, sage cautious role today on Brighton Heat? He’ll conspicuously distance himself, putting on that oh-so-wise hushed voice, from the “average fan who is ready to ordahhhhhhhhhhh World Series rings….” And he’ll spew on and on “there are a lot of encouraging things, but c’mon guys its April….”

For the record, I, along with every Red Sox fan I know…..AGREES WITH THAT SENTIMENT. Its ONLY APRIL. They look good, the Yankees look bad….but please.

My issue is how he’ll paint the fandom as in a rampant homerism frenzy and he and only he alone can see the real situation. He’ll tell us all we’re out of control, but Oracle Ordway knows better. Fraud. That isn’t what most fans are saying, but I’m sure he’ll find a few off-the-wall idiots to call in and paint all of New England with that broad brush.

Just a prediction. I can’t listen right at two, let me know if I’m right.

You were right. I tuned in just in time to hear Ordway urging caution to an overzealous caller and adding “I’m not being negative, I’m being a realist…”

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Bill Simmons offers up 10 thoughts on the Red Sox weekend sweep of the Yankees at Fenway Park.

David Scott reports on David Briggs’ three year run at WHDH-TV coming to an end.

Tom Curran has an interview with Steve DeOssie about his son Zak getting ready for the NFL draft, and about Steve running the Boston Marathon.

Chad Finn did a live blog of last night’s Red Sox/Yankees game.

Eric Wilbur says there is a lot to like about this Red Sox team.

Peter King’s Monday Morning Quarterback has a look at the last minute maneuverings in the days prior to the draft.

Bill Barnwell looks at the best and worst picks ever for each NFL team.

Bob Raissman says there isn’t enough room on the NBC Football Night in America for Keith Olbermann, Cris Collinsworth and Bob Costas.

Michael Hiestand looks at the double coverage of the NFL draft on tap this weekend from ESPN and NFL Network.

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Tonight

7:00pm, NESN – Blue Jays @ Red Sox
7:00pm, TNT – Magic @ Pistons
7:30pm, ESPN2 – AFL – Philadelphia Soul @ Columbus Destroyers
9:30pm, TNT – Jazz @ Rockets

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