Sportsbash Thursday: Phillies Trade for Ben Revere, Waiting Game With Michael Young
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Thursday, December 6th 2012.
Mike Gill opens up the show talking about the trade the Phillies pulled off this afternoon. They acquired Twins OF Ben Revere in exchange for Vance Worley and Trevor May. Mike Gill sounds pretty excited about the move as the team has finally acquired the "true" lead off hitter they have desperately lacked over the years. Mike Gill wonders what comes next.
KC Joyner called in at his usual Thursday afternoon spot to talk about the Eagles and preview this game coming up against the Bucs. Joyner talks about the emergence of Doug Martin and why he's been so successful. Also talks about what player the Eagles should target in the draft as they probably will wind up with a top 5 pick. Follow Joyner on Twitter.
Our fantasy football expert Jeff Pasquino gives you his starts, sits, sleepers, and waiver wire pickups for Week 14 of the NFL season.
Operation Hat Trick
Today casino officials announced that a total of $500,000.00 was raised for the Red Cross in Operation Hat Trick. Hurricane Sandy ravaged our area last month and we at 97.3 ESPN FM were pleased to be apart of it. Our Todd Ranck was at Caesars Casino with a report:
USA Today reporter was LIVE in Nashville with a report on the Phillies. Nightengale said that he loves the Ben Revere trade, as he's "a Michael Bourn clone at a cheaper price." He also believes that Michael Young will accept the trade to Philadelphia because he knows what is ahead if he stays in Texas. Nightengale can also see Ruben Amaro trying to make a big splash after this latest cost efficient trade. Follow Nightengale on Twitter.
Sportsbash Stock Exchange
1. BUY or SELL relying too much on Ryan Howard?
2. BUY or SELL Ben Revere, Michael Young and another RF as your Phillies off season?
3. BUY or SELL LeSean McCoy done for the year?
4. SELL your most hated Tampa Bay Bucs player?
Philadelphia Daily News beat writer called in on his way out of Nashville to talk about the move. Lawrence expects another move shortly and it could be Michael Young at 3B. The Phillies still have some money saved from trading some pieces away last season and they've acquired cheaper players this week. Lawrence wants to see Nick Swisher in RF, but Lawrence is certain that it's going to to be someone that they spend money on. Follow Ryan Lawrence on Twitter.
It's a Thursday edition of top tweets!
Mike Gill and Ryan Messick talk a little bit about the NFL Draft as it looks like it will be a top 5 pick for the Philadelphia Eagles come April. Ryan Messick wants an offensive lineman--specifically Luke Joeckel while Mike Gill wants Star Lotulelei.
1. When's the last time we talked NFL Draft this early?
2. What's the Revere group going to be?
3. How much of the "Midnight Ride of Paul Revere" do you know?
4. What cool gift is on your wish list this year?
5. Biggest Tree You've Ever Had Up?
Pete Giordano is the producer of “The Sportsbash,” e-mail him: firstname.lastname@example.org