Kevin Millar: ‘Writing Is On The Wall’ For Red Sox To Become Sellers

The Boston Red Sox’s hot streak is over, the woes are back in full effect and the 2014 season is beginning to look like a lost cause. The Red Sox, who won eight of nine after struggling for most of the first half, entered Friday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field having lost three in a row. Former Red Sox first baseman and current MLB Network analyst Kevin Millar...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Gomez dressed as a Ninja Turtle during a Mark Reynolds interview

During Thursday’s edition of Intentional Talk on MLB Network, Carlos Gomez dressed up as Leonardo of the Ninja Turtles and trolled Mark Reynolds during his interview with Kevin Millar and Chris Rose. For as bombastic as Gomez is on the field, he’s an absolute riot outside of game situations. Now, go ahead and insert your jargon about NOT RESPECTING THE GAME here.
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Has it Really Been 10 Years Since That Varitek/A-Rod Brawl?

Tuesday night, after the Red Sox **** the bed in somewhat predictable fashion, leaving an unsettling number of runners in scoring position just 24 hours after scoring 14 runs, I calmly shut off my TV, emptied my last beer, checked my scraggy face in the mirror and said, “Ah, we’ll get ‘em tomorrow.” Then I had to catch myself. Optimism? On the heels of a Red Sox loss? From...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

D-Backs prospect Andrew Velazquez makes minor league history

(Photo credit: Arizona Diamondbacks infield prospect Andrew Velazquez made minor-league history on Sunday during the South Bend Silver Hawks game against the Fort Wayne TinCaps. Though it happened in Single-A, the young shortstop reached base for the 72nd consecutive game, a remarkable feet at any level of professional baseball. South Bend Silver Hawks manager Mark...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris 'Mad Dog' Russo got very touchy feeling with Kevin Millar @ yesterday's #AllStarGame

Chris 'Mad Dog' Russo got very touchy feeling with Kevin Millar last night.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs shortstop prospect Velazquez sets minor league record

PHOENIX -- Diamondbacks shortstop prospect Andrew Velazquez set a minor league record Sunday when he reached base in his 72nd straight game with a single for Low-A South Bend in a 10-7 victory at Fort Wayne.  Velazquez broke a tie with MLB Network host Kevin Millar (1997) and Kevin Youkilis (2003). Both had their streaks with Portland, Boston's affiliate in the Double-A Eastern...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Millar: Red Sox Should Have Handled A.J. Pierzynski Differently

Kevin Millar doesn’t necessarily agree with how A.J. Pierzynski’s departure from the Boston Red Sox unfolded. Pierzynski was designated for assignment earlier this week, and reports immediately surfaced suggesting the catcher’s polarizing personality played a role in the decision. Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington and manager John Farrell said Wednesday the move was based...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Millar: Red Sox Aren’t Out Of Contention, But ‘Vibe Isn’t There’

You know the Boston Red Sox are having a rough season when Kevin Millar’s faith starts dwindling. Millar still thinks the Red Sox have a chance to make some noise this season despite enduring a disastrous campaign to this point. However, the former Red Sox first baseman and current MLB Network analyst also thinks there’s something missing from the defending World Series champions...
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Millar, Ryan Dempster ripped for wearing awful suits

Thursday on MLB Tonight, Greg Amsinger was joined on set by analysts Kevin Millar and Ryan Dempster. Both of the former players were wearing absolutely hideous suits, and numerous people let their feelings be known about them – including future Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez and Minnesota Twins closer Glen Perkins. Well, all that criticism was justified – my eyes hurt just looking...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Millar: MLB ‘Dropped The Ball’ By Not Suspending Rays’ David Price

Kevin Millar, like many in the Boston clubhouse, is still scratching his head over Major League Baseball’s handling of the recent Red Sox-Rays altercation at Fenway Park. Millar, now an MLB Network analyst, said Friday on WEEI’s “Middays with MFB” that he thinks Rays pitcher David Price should have been suspended for his role in the May 30 beef. Price, of course, drilled...
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Manny Ramirez, Pedro Martinez & Kevin Millar Visit NESN Booth

Former Boston Red Sox player Curt Schilling hugs David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox while being honored prior to the game between the Boston Red Sox and Atlanta Braves at Fenway Park on May 28, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. The pregame ceremony commemorated the 2004 World Series Championship Boston Red Sox team. With the 2004 Boston Red Sox World Series Championship team in the...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Must Watch Video: David Ortiz & Manny Ramirez on Intentional Talk

Former Boston Red Sox OF Manny Ramirez and and current DH David Ortiz join Intentional Talk’s Kevin Millar and Chris Rise. to discuss being honored as part of the 2004 World Series champion Red Sox team. This was the most I’ve ever seen Manny speak. It was also great to see that side of him.
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Live: Red Sox 2004 World Series Reunion Ceremony (Video)

The Boston Red Sox are honoring the 2004 World Series championship team Wednesday at Fenway Park. The team will host a pregame ceremony prior to Boston’s game against the Atlanta Braves. Johnny Damon, Pedro Martinez, Trot Nixon, Jason Varitek, Tim Wakefield, Derek Lowe, Kevin Millar, Mike Timlin and Keith Foulke are among those scheduled to attend, so don’t miss any of the action...
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Manny Ramirez New Haircut Is Horrible (Photo)

Photo Credit: @cjzero/Twitter Note to Manny, that haircut needs to go! ASAP! On MLB TV, Manny Ramirez had joined his former Boston Red Sox teammates in David Ortiz and Kevin Millar for some good ol’ sports talk, but as the show progressed, we just couldn’t keep our eyes off that unbelievably weird Mohawk. What do you think of Manny Ramirez’ new hairdo? Is it fine or does it need surgery?
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Network seeing big viewership gains

MLB Network is experiencing significant viewership increases in its sixth year of existence. Broadcasting & Cable magazine reports that April was MLBN’s most-watched regular-season month in the network’s history. MLBN averaged 253,000 viewers in primetime up 30% from last April. Its entire day average viewership in April 2014 was 126,000 and that’s a 48% hike from last...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Manny Ramirez to be at BoSox's '04 World Series celebration

It wouldn’t be a World Series party without the MVP. Manny Ramirez is expected to attend the Boston Red Sox’s 2004 World Series anniversary celebration on May 28 at Fenway Park, according to the team’s official Twitter account. Ramirez, of course, earned World Series MVP honors in ’04. This guy is in. Join us at Fenway on 5/28 as we honor the '04 Champs!
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Millar: Red Sox Lacking Identity, Athleticism Amid 2014 Struggles

Kevin Millar played on the most charismatic Boston Red Sox team in the history of the franchise back in 2004, so he understands the importance of embracing an identity. The former Sox slugger can’t yet put his finger on the calling card of the 2014 Red Sox. The Red Sox entered Friday’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays on the heels of a 14-5 blowout loss to the New York Yankees...
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Dempster Joins Buddy Millar At MLB Network

(Getty Images)Former Red Sox pitcher Ryan Dempster will join the on-air analytical staff of MLB Network—following in the footsteps of his longtime buddy Kevin Millar. Dempster—who spent nine seasons with the Cubs—will make his debut during the network's coverage of tomorrow's game marking the 100th Anniversary Of Wrigley Field. Dempster closed out Game One of the World...
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Marathon Survivor Marc Fucarile Tosses First Pitch At Red Sox Game (Video)

Marc Fucarile has had quite the eventful week at Fenway Park. Fucarile, who lost one of his legs in the Boston Marathon bombing last April, was on hand Monday to throw out the first pitch for the Boston Red Sox’s Patriots’ Day matinee against the Baltimore Orioles, with former Red Sox first baseman Kevin Millar handling the catching duties. The memorable moment for the came...
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Joey Votto does interview dressed as a mountie

Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto was on Intentional Talk today before the Reds-Cardinals game, and he did his interview with Kevin Millar and Chris Rose dressed like a Mountie, hitting every Canadian stereotype you can imagine. This is pretty amazing.
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Joey Votto dresses as a Canadian policeman for interview

Joey Votto joined Chris Rose and Kevin Millar of MLB Network's Intentional Talk on Tuesday and it's not what he said that people who were watching will remember. It's what he was proudly wearing instead.Behold, the former MVP donning a uniform normally reserved for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, or what is colloquially known as the Mounties. Your eyes don't deceive...
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Foundation To Host ‘Welcome Home Party’ At The House of Blues April 4

The Red Sox Foundation will host the annual “Welcome Home Party” presented by HP Hood on April 4 at the House of Blues. The event will take place immediately following the 2:05 p.m. home opener against the Milwaukee Brewers. Tickets for the charitable fundraiser are on sale now at Members of the 2014 Red Sox team and coaching staff along with members of...
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

L.A. Kings Ice Girl Becky Is A Little Chatty, But Hot

    Becky is obviously the Kevin Millar of the L.A. Kings Ice Girls. Every team has to have one. You know the…
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Paul Saints' Snowball Classic brings back old faces

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Kevin Millar stepped into the Midway Stadium batter's box, sizing up the opposing pitcher as he got set in his stance. This wasn't May 1993, when the former Major Leaguer and World Series winner made his professional baseball debut with the St. Paul Saints. This was Feb. 1, 2014. Home plate was masked by a sheet of ice. And when Millar peered toward Midway...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Need a Christmas gift? Band of Bearded Brothers comes out December 12

NESN and MLB Productions release their DVD retrospectivevon the Boston Red Sox 2013 season thisThursday throughout New England.Have you been looking for the perfect stocking stuffer for your Red Sox Nation card carrying friend? I've got a solution for you. Band Of Bearded Brothers, NESN's behind the scenes look at the Boston Red Sox 2013 season, comes out on Thursday, December...
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December 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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