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Roddick & Reiter Podcast: Bill calls in from his new second home, LeBron's Cleveland

Andy Roddick is joined by Kevin Millar to put Derek Jeter's final game in the Bronx in perspective. They take a look at how Jeter was viewed by his baseball peers, his all-time great career exit and his endearing class. Plus, Bill reports from a very eventful Cavs media day in Cleveland.
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Millar: Yankees’ Derek Jeter Calm Like Tom Brady, Joe Montana

It would be accurate to say Derek Jeter is the quarterback of the New York Yankees. Jeter has long been one of the Yankees’ best players, a true leader and someone capable of taking charge whenever he steps between the white lines. The Yankees captain also has a propensity for rising to the occasion when the lights shine brightest, causing former Boston Red Sox first baseman and...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kane County Cougars Are Champions!

The Chicago Cubs Class A affiliate team, the Kane County Cougars, are champions of the Midwest League. The Cougars beat out the Lake County Captains Saturday, earning Kane County its first Midwest League championship since 2001. The Cougars, champions of the Western Division, beat the Captains, the Class A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians, 7-2 to complete the sweep at Classic...
Via Sports Mockery
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Millar Understands Rusney Castillo’s Reported Contract With Red Sox

Kevin Millar understands where the Boston Red Sox are coming from. Millar, like everyone else, doesn’t know for sure whether Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo, who reportedly agreed to a seven-year, $72.5 million contract with the Red Sox, will become a good Major League Baseball player. But the former Red Sox first baseman and current MLB Network analyst doesn’t blame the Red...
Via NESN.com
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Millar: Manny Ramirez, Roger Clemens Deserve Hall Of Fame Nods

Former Boston Red Sox ace Pedro Martinez said Thursday that he thinks Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds deserve Hall of Fame consideration based on their numbers before any performance-enhancing drug allegations arose. Kevin Millar shares a similar belief. Millar said Friday on WEEI’s “Middays with MFB” that players shouldn’t be kept out of the Baseball Hall of Fame because of...
Via NESN.com
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: A’s Player Mocks MLB Network Hosts, NBA Officiating

Oakland Athletics player Stephen Vogt did his best stand-up performance in a recent segment on MLB Network with co-hosts Kevin Millar and Chris Rose. And the results were as expected…pretty darn hilarious.  Vogt even went as far as penalizing Rose for his signature pink shirt. Always a character, Jonny Gomes said that he was crying like a baby the very first time Vogt pulled...
Via Sportsnaut
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

The Surviving Grady Red Sox Podcast: Talking to People About 2004 With Guest Amara Grautski

In our continuing series of podcast chats on the topic of 2004 and how it defined — and continues to define — Red Sox Nation, we are joined for this episode by Amara Grautski, writer and online sports editor for the New York Daily News. In addition to valuable insight from the other side of the 2004 coin (the Yankees side), we discuss Kevin Millar, booze, prayer as a scoundrel’s...
Via Surviving Grady
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via NESN.com
July 25, 2014  |  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
Via Bob's Blitz
July 16, 2014  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 13, 2014  |  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...
Via NESN.com
July 11, 2014  |  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...
Via NESN.com
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...
Via Awful Announcing
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners decide to beat Red Sox, rub it in

As he tucked his new navy-blue Red Sox polo into his light brown khaki pants, Harold J. Dalton realized that he had locked his keys in his heather 2011 Audi S4, parked on the third floor of the Century Link parking lot next to Safeco Field. Yes, he had locked his keys in the car, and the Seattle Mariners were going to play his Boston Red Sox in only thirty-nine minutes, and gol durnit...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 25, 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...
Via NESN.com
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...
Via Sox and Dawgs
May 29, 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?
Via Blog Surface
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...
Via Awful Announcing
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! atmlb.com/1jiTYpZ...
Via NESN.com
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...
Via NESN.com
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...
Via FenwayNation
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...
Via NESN.com
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.
Via The Outside Corner
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 redsox.com/welcomehome. Members of the 2014 Red Sox team and coaching staff along with members of...
Via NESN.com
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…
Via Busted Coverage
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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