Ex-Red Sox infielder Lou Merloni and NBC Sports Boston Red Sox Insider Evan Drellich break down a tough week for the Red Sox that ends with Boston getting swept for the first time this season.
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 and seeing the A.L. East lead over the Yankees continue to shrink, Evan and Lou can see where the team 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 A.L. East lead, Chris Sale’s health, Mookie Betts’ slump, Nathan Eovaldi’s poor performance and Matt Barnes losing his edge.
12:18 - Evan and Lou go around the horn, quickly discussing Players' Weekend, Michael Chavis and the Red Sox 2019 schedule, which was released this week.
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Lou Merloni and Evan Drellich talk about the Hanley Ramirez situation as well as the race for the AL East crown with the New York Yankees. They are also joined by Barstool Sports' Jared Carrabis.
0:17: Merloni and Drellich recamp Red Sox vs. Mariners with audio from Chris Sale.
2:22: The Hanley Ramirez investigation with audio from Alex Cora.
6:47: Carrabis and Drellich give their takes on Jackie Bradley Jr., David Price and the Red Sox bullpen.
11:40: Breaking down the AL East race between the Red Sox and Yankees.
Evan Drellich talks exclusively with the Boston Red Sox biggest free-agent acquisition this offseason, J.D. Martinez.
The Sox slugger talks about being released by the worst team in baseball, just a few years ago, and not getting discouraged. He also talks in-depth about the hours of analysis he puts into hitting, before, during or after every single at-bat.
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