The Bradfo Sho

WEEI.com's site editor, Rob Bradford, hosts The Bradfo Sho, which includes topics from across the sports and entertainment universe and a variety of interviews.

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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 187: Do free agents still want ...
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 186: Alex Cora makes his return
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 185: The best hoop player in ba...
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 184: Red Sox Prospectpalooza
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 183: The best story of the 2020...
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 182: The return of Rich Hill
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 181: Red Sox assistant hitting ...
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 180: The man who hired Alex Cor...
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 179: Monday's with Torey (Lovullo)
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 178: Alex Cora is back
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 177: The art of predicting this...
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 176: David Ross returns
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 175: Buying Jon Lester a Boom S...
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 174: First Annual Red Sox Free ...
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 173: Our World Series correspon...
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 172: Looking at Red Sox lineup ...
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 171: Christian Arroyo, the guy ...
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 170: Let us introduce to you Re...
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 169: Steve Pearce can't watch b...
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 168: Can the Red Sox become the...
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 167: The Brian Johnson story
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 166: The Pat Light retirement show
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 165: The art of the trade with ...
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 164: Daniel Bard tells his unbe...
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 163: What it's like to intervie...
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 162: We're back, and we're back...
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The Bradfo Show - Which was tougher to accept, ...
Hour 2: Which was tougher to accept, turning 30,40 or 40? Stephen A. Smith says Steve Nash was hired because of 'white privilege'. The Bradfo Sho producer nothing nothing about anything.  See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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The Bradfo Show - With the Raptors tying up the...
Hour 1: Greg Dickerson is in with Rob Bradford and with the Raptors tying up the series, is it time for Celtics' fans to be worried? Did the Celtics extend Brad Stevens too early? See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 161: Here comes baseball, here ...
Rob Bradford is joined by former Red Sox first-rounder and current rising media superstar Pat Light to take a good look at the unknown that is the never-been-done-before 60-game 2020 Major League Baseball season. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 160: The return of baseball and...
Baseball is coming back which means two things: 1. The Bradfo Sho has cranked back up; 2. Joe Kelly is jumping back on the podcast express. Fresh off adding twins to his family, the former Red Sox pitcher joins to discuss the ins and outs of playing the upcoming abbreviated 2020 season. Among the topics are some of the unexpected changes the 60-game regular season will present, and how Kelly did contemplate not coming back to play this season. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 159: Checking in with Josh Beckett
Former Red Sox Josh Beckett checks in from his quarantined life in Texas to catch up on old times with Rob Bradford. Beckett offers the inside stories on his 2007 postseason run, contract negotiations, dealing with the Boston media, the extent of his physical issues and the status of golf carts in his home state. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep.158: The Roenicke who is actuall...
Josh Roenicke, nephew of Red Sox interim manager Ron Roenicke, joins Rob Bradford from Taiwan to discuss what it is currently like to actually be playing professional baseball. Roenicke, a pitcher who has appeared in 190 major league games, has just gotten out of the 14-day quarantine needed in order to join his Chinese Professional Baseball League, the Uni-President Lions. The former college football teammate of Patriot Matthew Slater goes into detail regarding what life is like in a country that is playing sports again (albeit in front of cardboard cutouts and robots instead of fans). For those who are hopeful that MLB will return this season, it is a good look into what it might look like. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 157: Quarantined with the Kelly...
With Ashley Kelly just a few days away from giving birth to twins, Joe Kelly joins Rob Bradford for the final installment of 'Quarantined with the Kellys' from his the former Red Sox pitcher's home in Arizona. This time Kelly revisits inadvertently throwing a ball through his window during a training session the previous day, while also offering up strong opinions on the misguided idea of having an MLB The Show video game competition, actually playing Major League Baseball for a season in Arizona and whether or not school is needed.  See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 156: Mike Lowell, the best Red ...
Former Red Sox third baseman Mike Lowell joined Rob Bradford to accept his title as the best Red Sox interviewee over the past 15 years. Lowell and Bradford reflect on why the Sox Hall of Famer was such a good quote while taking a deep dive into the ever-changing media/player dynamic. He also tells a really good story about Disney World. As always, Lowell doesn't disappoint. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bonus Bradfo Sho: The end of an epic Opening Da...
Gary Trask, Dom Loiacano, Neal Dempsey and Wayne Fox had made it to every Fenway Park Opening Day for the last 31 years. That streak, of course, hit a roadblock in 2020. Trask joins Rob Bradford to tell the tale of how a college poker game turned into an epic tradition. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 155: Quarantined with the Kelly...
In the first installment of 'Quarantined with the Kellys' former Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly brings the listeners into his home during these times of seclusion to not only give a glimpse into his current existence -- with a 4-year-old son and wife who is due with twins any day now -- but also offer insight into such items as Mookie Betts' Dodgers speech, Brock Holt's stay at the Kelly household, how the Dodgers reliever thinks he fixed his perplexing 100 mph fastball, and a bunch of other stuff. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 154: It was supposed to be Open...
On the day that was supposed to be Opening Day, Rob Bradford talks with Blue Jays expect Ben Nicholson-Smith to reflect on what might have been at Rogers Centre. Put up some bunting in the basement and get all the chills and thrills that come talking about what should be Day 1 of the 2020 baseball season. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 153: They are playing baseball!
Yes, there is baseball being played ... in South Korea. Rob Bradford is joined by Sung Min Kim of the Lotte Giants to discuss the very important development that is a professional baseball league starting back up. The duo talk about how South Korea got to this point and what exactly we will be looking at when it comes to our new favorite league. The coronavirus can't stop us, and neither can having to do an interview a half a world away. Good stuff from Sung Min Kim! Good to be talking baseball again! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 152: Remembering the night ever...
Rob Bradford is joined by Red Sox play-by-play man Will Flemming to reflect on the night -- Wednesday, March 11 -- everything changed when it came to how we viewed baseball and the coronavirus. Flemming and Bradford take you behind the scenes for what would be the final Grapefruit League broadcast of the season, picking through what was one of the most surreal three-plus hours we've witnessed. What was baseball thinking then and what should be thinking when it comes to baseball now? It's worth a listen. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 151: Clubhouses and the Coronav...
In their annual appearance at Twin Peaks in Fort Myers, Rob Bradford is joined by Red Sox pitcher Brian Johnson on the first day the media has been banned from clubhouses due to the coronavirus. The duo discuss the dynamics of the media's access to the player, with great perspective from both sides. Bradford and Johnson also dive into the pitcher's lot in life while getting his take on the controversies surrounding the Red Sox. Waitress Samantha also chimes in with a few questions of her own. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 150: Soaking in Chris Sale's bi...
Rob Bradford is joined by Lou Merloni and John Tomase to reflect on what the trio heard from Chris Sale, who spent 30 minutes giving his take on his elbow, cheating in baseball and the reality that is the Red Sox. The three agree Sale's proclamations were some of the more memorable on the JetBlue Park bench in some time. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 149: The best Kevin Youkilis co...
Rob Bradford is joined by former Red Sox Kevin Youkilis for a candid discussion on this day and age of hitting, the controversial trend of private hitting coaches, the big decision of signing an extension, how he thought he would be in Boston forever and the chaos of 2012. The owner of Loma Brewing Co. doesn't hold back. It's worth a listen. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 148: Examining the mess Alex Co...
Rob Bradford is joined by Kerosene Ken Laird to pick through the Astros and Red Sox cheating scandal. How it impacts the Red Sox. Who did what, when and why? Where does everyone go from here? The duo touch on everything you need to know and contemplate as things unfold. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 147: Bradfo, Tomase have though...
With the report coming out from The Athletic that the Red Sox may have been illegally using their video room in order to steal signs it seemed like a good idea for Rob Bradford and John Tomase of NBC Sports Boston to pick through the allegations. What does it mean for the Red Sox? How is MLB is botching this whole thing? Exactly how did we get to this point? The pair touch on everything you need to know when it comes to the latest Red Sox drama. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 146: Bradfo and Merloni attempt...
Rob Bradford is joined by Lou Merloni for a special podcast at Lord Hobo Brewing Co., celebrating the life of Pete Frates. At the event the pair take a deep dive into exactly what might be going on with the Red Sox and their mysterious offseason. At the heart of the conversation is how both Bradford and Merloni view the Red Sox approach when it comes to David Price and Mookie Betts. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 145: A decade of covering the R...
Rob Bradford is joined by Ian Browne of MLB.com to reflect on how covering the Red Sox has changed over the last decade. The duo reflect on the parts of the job which have been dramatically altered, but looking at each Red Sox club throughout the last 10 years and how each and every one was different from a beat writer's point of view. Bradford and Browne also pick through the best Red Sox to interview from 2010-19. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 144: The Mookie Betts, David Pr...
Rob Bradford is joined by Kerosene Ken Laird to talk about the two biggest topics in this year's Hot Stove season when it comes to the Red Sox: the future of Mookie Betts and David Price. The duo analyze the pros and cons of trading each player while looking at how the Red Sox can possibly compete in 2020. It is the kind of Hot Stove talk you've been looking for! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 143: Remembering Pete Frates
Rob Bradford is joined by Salem News sports editor Phil Stacey to reflect on the life and impact of Pete Frates. Stacey offers rare insight into the life of his fellow Beverly native, giving a unique perspective on Frates as a star athlete and as one of the world's most impactful ALS patients. The podcast is an important one considering all that Frates accomplished before his passing Monday, leaving a legacy that will live for generations to come. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 142: Catching up with a motivat...
We have a new inductee into the Bradfo Sho Hall of Fame! His name is Travis Shaw and he is now a free agent. The former Red Sox and Brewer infielder accepts his honor -- joining Joe Kelly and David Ross as the three to make the cut -- while offering an honest assessment of what went wrong in 2019 and how he landed in free agency. Shaw discusses how going to a private hitting guru backfired leading into last season along with how he is viewing his future (including thoughts on potentially rejoining the Red Sox). It's worth a listen! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 141: Gary Tanguay breaks his si...
For the first time since leaving the radio a few years back, Gary Tanguay is back. The NBC Sports Boston host joins Rob Bradford to discuss his departure from WEEI, his battle with cancer over the past year, his role in the new hit movie "Knives Out," and the state of sports media. Considering the ups and downs 2019 brought Tanguay, there is no better person to spend some time reflecting with. It's worth a listen! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep,. 141: Gary Tanguay breaks his s...
For the first time since leaving the radio a few years back, Gary Tanguay is back. The NBC Sports Boston host joins Rob Bradford to discuss his departure from WEEI, his battle with cancer over the past year, his role in the new hit movie "Knives Out," and the state of sports media. Considering the ups and downs 2019 brought Tanguay there is no better person to spend some time reflecting with. It's worth a listen! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 140: Can baseball be salvaged?
Rob Bradford is joined by Gabrielle Starr of 'Girl at the Game' for Podsgiving at Lord Hobo Brewing Co. The topic? Can the great game of baseball be salvaged in the eyes of sports fans. With football continuing to be a juggernaut and basketball and hockey on the upswing, baseball is heading into 2020 with some serious perception problems both on and off the field. It's worth a discussion ... See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 139: A Podsgiving appreciation ...
Rob Bradford is joined by Will and Paul of The Noonan Show at Lord Hobo Brewing Co. to help celebrate the great spirit of podcasting and drinking beer. The Bradfo Sho honors three podcasts -- 'Section 10,' 'Brunch,' and 'The Noonan Show' -- as examples of podcasts who showed how the smarts, creativity and determination can ultimately build up a podcast. It was a good time talking about a great subject while drinking some excellent beer. Happy Thanksgiving! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 138: Cowboys superfan Ryan Bras...
With the Patriots game against the Cowboys on the horizon the biggest Dallas fan on the Red Sox, Ryan Brasier, makes his return to the Bradfo Sho to talk about the big game, the similarities between fan bases and why he has a DeMarcus Ware jersey. Brasier also talks baseball, explaining how the Red Sox bullpen fended off criticism throughout 2019, what unforeseen challenges the group faced last season and his view of the Houston Astros cheating scandal. It's worth a listen. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep.137: Debating the best Red Sox p...
Rob Bradford is joined by the Boston Globe's Alex Speier, who just recently authored Baseball America's list of the Top 10 Red Sox prospects. The pair engage in a spirited debate regarding who deserved their ranking and why, and some potential misses on the annual rankings. If you like prospect talk this is the podcast for you. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 136: Dustin Pedroia reveals his...
One day after Dustin Pedroia became the talk of the GM Meetings, Rob Bradford ventures to the second baseman's house to get the detailed story of Pedroia's current existence. What has Pedroia been up to? How does he view playing in 2020? How have things changed since his late-May press conference? All the questions surfaced during Day 1 of the GM Meetings are answered in this podcast. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 135: Kicking off the GM Meeting...
With the GM Meetings taking place in Arizona there is no better person to kick things off with than the state's most popular baseball manager, Torey Lovullo. The former Red Sox bench coach reunites with Rob Bradford for a slightly different version of 'Tuesdays with Torey' diving into topics such as how Torey's radio appearances helped shape him, the differences in managing a team now compared to a few years ago and a look back at the beginning of Mookie Betts. It's worth a listen! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 134: Sitting down with Chaim Bloom
Red Sox Chief of Baseball Operations Chaim Bloom sits down with Rob Bradford to catch up on life as the organization's chief decision-maker now that he has almost two weeks under his belt. Bloom discusses the Mookie Betts scenario, whether or not the J.D. Martinez decision was a surprise and how he views the art of the trade. Bloom and Bradford also get to the bottom of the art of the autograph. Just days before the GM Meetings, it's worth a listen. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 133: The big J.D. Martinez news
J.D. Martinez has decided to stay with the Red Sox for at least one more year. That is big -- and complicated -- news and certainly deserves a very, very long podcast. Rob Bradford is joined by Gabrielle Starr of 'Girl At The Game' and MassLive's Chris Cotillo to dive into all the ins and outs of the Martinez decision while deciphering where the Red Sox go from here. There is also some good storytime, including Bradford explaining why he wore two mismatched shoes for three straight days. Exciting times deserve an exciting podcast, so here you go ... See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 132: Want to be a GM? Pedro Mar...
Red Sox legend Pedro Martinez swung by the Bradfo Sho studios to talk with Rob Bradford about the state of baseball, analytics and his advice for the new Red Sox chief baseball-decision makers. Martinez passes along a very key element of the GM job which he lived through and believes should be prioritized. He also reveals his thoughts on potentially someday becoming a GM. It's a good listen. (Also, to purchase Pedro's new signature collection of shirts remembering his historic 1999 season, click here.) See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 131: Dissecting the Chaim Bloom...
With news surfacing that Rays executive Chaim Bloom has been identified as the Red Sox' chief target when it comes to filling their vacant GM/President of Baseball Operations position Rob Bradford is joined by NBC Sports Boston's John Tomase to pick through all the particulars when it comes to who Bloom is and what he might represent when it comes to running the Red Sox. Bloom also can be heard on the podcast explaining some of his philosophy while appearing on MLB.com's Executive Access podcast. It's a good primer for what figures to be a pretty big topic of conversation for the months to come. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 130: David Ross explains why he...
Rob Bradford is joined by David Ross, the former Red Sox catcher who has found himself as a finalist for the Cubs' managing job. Along with becoming the second inductee into the Bradfo Sho Hall of Fame, Ross discusses his approach to managing in the big leagues, comparing the different skippers he has had along the way while diving into what has changed about job. Bradford also introduces a clip from the Ahead of the Curve Podcast where new Red Sox assistant hitting coach Peter Fatse gives some insight into his approach. Subscribe. Rate. Listen. It's free! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 129: When a baseball reporter b...
Rob Bradford is joined by Chris Mason, who is leaving his post as Red Sox beat writer for the Eagle-Tribune/CNHI News Group to serve as MassLive's Patriots beat writer. The pair talk about Mason's three years on the Sox beat while also diving into the differences between covering baseball and football. Chris also reveals the challenges of having to eat and drink Gluten-free in this beat-writing world. Just two guys, sitting around eating, drinking and talking some journalism. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 128: What a difference a year m...
Rob Bradford is joined in the Podcomination Studios by Gabrielle Starr of Girlatthegame.com and Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com to reflect on how much things have changed for the Red Sox from 365 days before the podcast taping -- Game 2 of the 2018 American League Championship Series. The trio reflects on the unbelievably unpredictable last calendar year while soaking in how different October is for everyone without baseball in Boston. There is also debate over some well-meaning but questionable parenting by Chris' dad, along with Gabrielle's Freedom Trail experience. Former Bradfo Sho intern Donuts also makes a cameo. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 127: The marketing of Mookie
Rob Bradford is joined by Gabrielle Starr of the Web site 'Girl at the Game' to talk Mookie Betts on the exact day Mookie Betts turned 27 years old. The primary topic of conversation is how Betts is being marketed by both Major League Baseball and himself and if the perception of the outfielder will impact how Red Sox fans view him as a long-term centerpiece for the organization. Yes, Mike Trout's name is brought up. Bradford and Starr also dive into other such important issues as whether or not Rob took the world's first-ever selfie with Bill Murray. It's a really good baseball conversation. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 126: Steve Pearce talks past, P...
Steve Pearce's time with the Red Sox reached the highest of highs and lowest of lows, leading him to reflect on the whole ball of wax while appearing on the Bradfo Sho. Pearce goes into detail about what happened to him in a disastrous 2019 while offering some insight into key moments of 2018. He also brings up his decision when it comes to whether or not to continue his playing career. There is also, of course, a deep dive into the current state of his other favorite team, the Patriots. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 125: Sitting down for some refl...
With the 2019 season coming to a close Red Sox manager Alex Cora sits down with Rob Bradford for some insightful reflection in what transpired over the last seven or so months, and how he might change things going forward. Cora has some inside information on the Celtics. It's worth a listen. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 124: The truth about doing base...
After riding out the false narrative that WEEI wanted the Red Sox radio broadcast to be executed like a talk show, Rob Bradford is joined by Will Flemming to reflect on the reality when it comes to what the broadcast ended up being in 2019. Flemming, who handled the games' pregame and in-game responsibilities while serving as one of the broadcast's play-by-play voices, gives his perspective of how this whole thing has evolved, where it is going and how he believes a baseball radio broadcast should be done. Bradford and Flemming debate how much things have changed and should change going forward. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 123: The David Ortiz interview
Rob Bradford is joined by MLB.com's Ian Browne for an in-depth discussion with David Ortiz. The former Red Sox slugger opens up about the night he was shot, the events that took place after the June 9 incident in the Dominican Republic, his lowest points, the battles he has faced and his response to rumors and reports regarding what led to his shooting. You're going to want to listen. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 122: Importance of press confer...
There is a lot to get to when it comes to the Red Sox these days, so Rob Bradford picks two of the most pressing subjects: Press conferences and Jhoulys Chacin. Before being joined by Chacin for an in-depth interview (which includes much-needed clarification on his first name) the podcast host offers his opinion on why it was a big swing and a miss by the Red Sox when it came to not holding a press conference after the Dave Dombrowski firing. Listen. Subscribe. Review. Enjoy. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 121: Dave Dombrowski has been f...
In an emergency podcast, Rob Bradford heads to the Bradfo Sho Studios in the middle of the night to break down everything there is to know about the sudden firing of Dave Dombrowski.  See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 120: The end of an era (and sum...
It's time to reflect. Summer is now in the rearview mirror and so is Michael Silverman's 30-year run at the Boston Herald. Rob Bradford takes stock of what we witnessed when it came to the Red Sox during these bizarre summer months while also welcoming in Silverman to the show to discuss his move to the Boston Globe. NBC Sports Boston's John Tomase also joins to weigh in on both. And it all starts with a song. What's better? Nothing. Subscribe. Listen. Enjoy. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 119: The world according to Bob...
Bobby Dalbec is perhaps the most intriguing prospect in the Red Sox farm system. He hits home runs. He plays first base. And he is just one step away from the big leagues. Dalbec joined Rob Bradford to discuss his existence, which has included his occasional hitting lessons from J.D. Martinez, remembering a memorable conversation he had with former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz and how delicious it is to hit these Triple-A baseballs compared to the very dead pieces of equipment used in Double-A. Dalbec also passes along a shout out to another member of the Podcomination Station, The Lucy and Elaine Show. It's worth a listen! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 118: The legend of Noah Song
Rob Bradford is joined by one of the Red Sox most successful and unique recent draft picks, fourth-round pick Noah Song. The former Naval Academy star talks about his path and plans while trying to figure out if his future will be as a Naval aviator or professional baseball player. Also joining Bradford is Red Sox amateur scouting director Mike Rikard along with Lowell Spinners pitching coach Nick Green, both offering insight to one of the most promising pitchers in the Sox' minor league system. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 117: Matt Barnes makes his return
After a five-plus-month hiatus from the Bradfo Sho Red Sox reliever Matt Barnes makes his return. The pitcher talks podcasting, his season, the awkward evolution of baseball, exactly how he runs in from the bullpen and, of course, career advice for podcast intern Donuts. It's worth a listen. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 116: An honest conversation wit...
Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello swings by the Bradfo Sho studios to offer an honest assessment of his current lot in life, his view of where baseball is going and whether or not he will is optimistic about returning for a fourth annual Twin Peaks podcast appearance next spring training. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 115: Reporters in Rickshaws wit...
In the latest installment of Reporters in Rickshaws, Rob Bradford is joined by Alex Speier to discuss his new book, "Homegrown," the expertly told tale of how the Red Sox built their current stable of young superstars. While riding through the streets of Boston courtesy Boston Bike Taxi and Lord Hobo Brewing, Bradford and Speier soak in another historic podcasting moment while discussing key scenes from Speier's works. How did Mookie Betts get to be Mookie Betts? What behind-the-scenes obstacles did these players face to get to where they find themselves? How fast can you go on a pedicab while taping a podcast? All of it is uncovered on this episode. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 114: Sitting down with Xander B...
Rob Bradford is joined by Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts, who conducts at least part of the interview in Papiamento. Bogaerts goes into detail about the ups and downs of what has been the 2019 season, how his new contract changed his life, what might have happened if he didn't agree to the deal and, of course, a blow-by-blow breakdown of the ritual he performs before every at-bat. It's worth a listen! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 113: Rants in Rickshaws with Ke...
Rob Bradford and Kerosene Ken Laird take part in a historic podcast adventure, executing Episode 113 of the Bradfo Sho while circling Fenway Park in a Boom Sauce pedicab/rickshaw/bike taxi. Along with taking the time to get out and about to clear their minds and fill the podcast full of hot takes heading into Major League Baseball's crunch-time, the duo executes a new form of podcasting while being escorted through the streets of Boston by Ryan of Boston Bike Taxi. Opinions are voiced, stories are told. In the tradition of Comedians in Cars, the Bradfo Sho presents Rants in Rickshaws. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 112: A trade deadline autopsy
Rob Bradford and the Boston Herald's Jason Mastrodonato meticulously break down one of the more bizarre Dave Dombrowski press conferences in recent memory, trying to make sense of what exactly happened with the Red Sox at the trade deadline. The duo also rehash a misfortunate Arby's experience. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 111: Jackie Bradley Jr. talks p...
Rob Bradford is joined by Red Sox outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. to dive into all the important topics: His new swing, battle with inconsistency, trade rumors, contract talks and, of course, hair restoration. There is also an introduction to Bradfo Sho intern/Twitter guru Donuts Carreiro. Listen! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Wiggy, Fitzy and James - Edelman reportedly bro...
Hour 2: Edelman reportedly broke his thumb and is expected to miss three weeks. And Wiggy brings us another edition of Headlines.   See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 110: Picking through this David...
Rob Bradford is joined by his former teammate at WEEI.com John Tomase, who now calls NBC Sports Boston his home, to dissect everything that unfolded Wednesday when it came to the drama between David Price and Dennis Eckersley. Tweets. Radio interviews. Press conferences. It had it all. After more than two years, it's a controversy that just won't die. Bradford and Tomase explore the why, what and whatever of the entire situation.​​ See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
29 min
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 109: Pouring one out for Eduard...
Rob Bradford is joined by Red Sox first baseman Mitch Moreland and Chad Jennings of The Athletic to reflect on Eduardo Nunez, whose time in Boston has come to an end. The trio remember the highlights, the struggles and the nickname he asked to always put on his cup of coffee. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
27 min
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 108: An honest conversation wit...
Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright sits down for an exclusive interview with Rob Bradford to discuss his life since being suspended 80 games for Growth Hormone Releasing Peptide 2 in early March. Wright, who is eligible to rejoin the Red Sox June 25, offers insight into how he dealt with the suspension when it came to his teammates and the entire organization, how it has changed him and the uneasiness regarding a return to the roster. Wright also explains where he feels his surgically-repaired knee is at and how he views life on the field for the remainder of the season. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 107: Mike Napoli is back!
A member of the Bradfo Sho Ring of Honor, former Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli makes his triumphant return to the podcast. Napoli came back to Boston in order to jump back on with Rob Bradford to talk life after baseball, the true reality of leadership in the Red Sox' clubhouse, and why he bought 20 horses. Oh yeah, he's also trying out some TV stuff on NESN while finally selling his condo in Boston. (He's only asking $2.7 million.) Listen in, Napoli is always worth the time. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 106: How pitchers are fighting ...
Everyone is so focused on the record number of home runs being hit in baseball. Well, the Bradfo Sho is giving you a new perspective: from the pitchers. Red Sox assistant pitching coach Brian Bannister takes a deep dive into how pitchers are adjusting to this new launch angle world, explaining the innovative approaches taken by big league hurlers these days, many of which you probably had no idea existed. This podcast will undoubtedly make you the smartest baseball fan on your block. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
29 min
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 105: Sitting down with Mookie
After a two-month hiatus, the Bradfo Sho returns in a big way ... with its annual Mookie Betts interview. For a third straight year Rob Bradford and Betts get together for a lengthy talk, discussing leadership, personalities, contracts, the City of Boston and a spirited Kevin Durant debate. Subscribe. Download. Enjoy. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
28 min
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 104: John Tomase is leaving us
After four years at WEEI.com John Tomase is moving on. Tomase joins Rob Bradford to reflect on his time at the center for Dotcomination while explaining what the future holds for him. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
30 min
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 103: Unemployed Evan has some t...
Rob Bradford is joined by former NBC Sports Boston Red Sox beat writer Evan Drellich to discuss a variety of issues that have been weighing on Drellich's mind, most involving the state of today's sports media. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
47 min
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 102: Everything you would want ...
Red Sox reliever Ryan Brasier takes to the mic at Twin Peaks where he grilled by a cast of thousands. Along with joining host Rob Bradford, Brasier is peppered with questions from baseball media, former players and famous comedians. Nothing is off limits. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
49 min
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 101: Matt Barnes makes his case...
Rob Bradford is joined by Red Sox reliever Matt Barnes, who is asked to present his case for being the next Red Sox closer. Barnes puts his best foot forward, explaining what he's learned from Craig Kimbrel, how he views the role and behind-the-scenes discussions regarding the job. Barnes also turns the tables on Bradford, grilling the host on how he is going to attack the 2019 season. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
37 min
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 100: Remembering Nick Cafardo
Rob Bradford is joined by Sean McAdam of the Boston Sports Journal, Ian Browne of MLB.com and Jimmy Golen of the Associated Press -- three reporters who knew Nick Cafardo best -- to remember the late, great Boston Globe baseball columnist. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 99: The third annual Twin Peaks...
For a third straight spring training, the Bradfo Sho kicked off the new baseball season with a remote podcast at Twin Peaks in Fort Myers. Once again joining Rob Bradford was Rick Porcello, who hand-picked Red Sox teammates Brian Johnson and Bobby Poyner to replace Joe Kelly for what is always one of the more insightful and entertaining podcasts of the year. The foursome touched on a variety of topics, including little-known facts about spring training, behind-the-scenes stories from last year's World Series run, a hard look at the state of baseball and Porcello's mindset heading into his contract year. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
70 min
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 98: Evan Drellich is a free agent
In the first episode of the new season, Rob Bradford is joined by Evan Drellich to discuss Drellich's new status as a free agent. Evan offers his perspective of what happened when it came the Red Sox' writer's parting of the ways with NBC Sports Boston. The duo also go into great detail regarding where the industry is going, while also diving into Drellich's future, which may include a regular spot on the Bradfo Sho.  See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
42 min
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 97: Joe Kelly's farewell
In his first interview since agreeing to his three-year, $25 million contract with the Dodgers Joe Kelly joins Rob Bradford for another Bradfo Sho appearance. Kelly goes into detail regarding his free agency, the Red Sox' interest, and how the Dodgers locked him up. The pair also reflect on Kelly's time in Boston, how the pitcher changed during his four-plus years with the Sox and the true story of those last few outs of the World Series. Boom Sauce! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
61 min
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 96: Rich Hill's side of things
Dodgers pitcher Rich Hill joins Rob Bradford at the Lord Hobo Brewing Co. to dive into what exactly happened from Los Angeles' point of view in the World Series. Hill goes on to explain exactly what happened in Game 4, how he remains one of the game's best pitchers at the age of 38 years old and offers a pointed take on the controversial world of analytics. Boom Sauce! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
33 min
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 95: Brian Johnson's long, stran...
Red Sox pitcher Brian Johnson joins Rob Bradford to reflect on his World Series-winning ride with the Red Sox, the pitcher's recent trip to Japan and the unique way he spent his playoff money. Boom Sauce! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
42 min
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 95: Brian Johnson's long, stran...
Red Sox pitcher Brian Johnson joins Rob Bradford to reflect on his World Series-winning ride with the Red Sox, the pitcher's recent trip to Japan and the unique way he spent his playoff money. Boom Sauce! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
42 min
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Bradfo Sho, Ep. 94: The most popular sport in B...
Rob Bradford is joined by Tim Dierkes of MLB Trade Rumors to help kick off the most popular sport in Boston, the Red Sox offseason. Dierkes and Bradford dive into projections for all the Red Sox free agents along with looking at what promises to be a nutty offseason. The two also explore the popularity of Dierkes' Web site and how the world of baseball has made it such a centerpiece when it comes to this time of year. Boom Sauce! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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