Dennis Eckersley pictured during a pre game ceremony before the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox on Aug 19, 2017 at Fenway Park. Eckersley announced his retirement from broadcasting on Aug 8, 2022 (AP News file photo)
On Headline Sports podcast with Jessica:
#1 Jessica, Boston Red Sox broadcaster Dennis Eckersley is calling it quits after 50 years in Major League Baseball. Eckersley started doing color on the Red Sox TV network NESN in 2003, Eck 67 is excited to spend time with his wife Jennifer, his children and grandchildren.
#2 Jessica the San Diego Padres were on a huge slide they were on a six game losing streak and had not scored a run in 26 innings, they have some big boppers in their line up with Fernando Tatis Jr, Manny Machado, and Juan Soto but the bats had been deafening.
#3 After losing five straight games New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone called a team meeting to clear the air. Boone said that the Yankees have a lot on the line and what their playing for is a championship. The Yankees do have a good lead in the AL East with a 10.5 game lead over second place Toronto.
#4 Jessica, Jason Heyward started his Major League career with the Atlanta Braves in 2010 and then went to the Chicago Cubs in 2016 and after eight seasons. Heyward and the Cubs have agreed to part ways. Heyward is will not finish his eighth year at $184 million deal with the Cubs.
#5 Jessica, the New York Mets have been almost unstoppable winning eight of their last ten games and are some seven games on top of the Atlanta Braves. There is a buzz in New York about another subway series the last won being in 2000 between the Mets and Yankees.
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