Brian reacts to the news that Xander Bogaerts is leaving the Red Sox and signing an 11-year, $280 million contract with the Padres (0:30). Then, he chats with Bill Simmons about the Bogaerts news, how it affects the Red Sox’s standing in Boston, and where the team goes from here. Then, they talk about the soaring Celtics and Bruins before commiserating about the lackluster Patriots (21:45).
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Host: Brian Barrett
Guests: Bill Simmons
Producer: Jamie McClellan
Additional Production Supervision: Steve Ceruti