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Bradfo Show: Special Emergency Game 1 Red Sox Recap


Rob Bradford is joined by John Tomase to breakdown all that went wrong, and right, in the Red Sox’ Game 1 loss to the Indians. Who was to blame? Who wasn’t to blame? What does all of this mean for Game 2? The WEEI.com duo answer those questions and more.

[0:01:59] … fourth so it just wasn’t that. It and it was wasn’t about John Farrell this wasn’t really about Terry Francona. If you wanna say it was about decision making was more about the decision to bring in Andrew Miller but Bob who has been through Miller Andrew Miller is an aberration. It’s not exactly the a guy who you’d say oh well you could go either way in bringing out Andrew Miller Andrew Miller is a unique unique guy. Give Terry Francona for bringing him and in the fifth inning he hadn’t been in the fifth inning since 2013. He threw a ton of pitches Cody Allen threw a ton of pitches but Terry Francona the one thing that you do say say this is I chart mark. In his favor as he knew how important this game once. He knew that they had to win this game he knew they court clover is an innings eater and if they were gonna use the bullpen for game. It was can be just one with a Trevor Bauer. But come back through this Alou John Farrell Terry Francona thing this was more about the players it was a ball Rick for a cell is about Andrew Miller. And and I agree with the I think that there was little things that the young players to do in you do …
[0:05:44] … righty knowing. What the results have been I think it’s something that John Farrell’s gonna have to ponder or we would never say this during the regular season but. There are four games left you may …
[0:06:46] … including things in the batting order. You wicked joke Kelly facing a Mike Napoli even coach yeah I question coaching government. But he kept the game close and he kept the pitch count and reasonable levels …
[0:07:54] … trusting and we talked about this the beginning of this podcast with Terry Francona sold out to a certain degree with a bullpen in this game you it. Through their two best relievers Andrew Miller Kodiak Island have season high pitch counts. Now they can talk that is heard waited Bruno Senna the game today you’ll do …