Mookie Betts reportedly turned down contract extension talks with the Red Sox. So what kind of deal would it take to lock him up long term?
The Evan Drellich, Lou Merloni and Jared Carrabis discuss the topic at the 10-minute, 30-second mark of this week's "The Baseball Show podcast."
Here are the rest of the minutes for the podcast:
0:14 - Rick Porcello struggles once again. Lou Merloni, Evan Drellich, and Jared Carrabis discuss what is wrong with last year’s AL Cy Young award winner.
5:38 - The guys talk about what the Red Sox should do with Pablo Sandoval and if John Farrell and Dave Dombrowski are not on the same page regarding the third baseman.
15:10 - Merloni, Drellich, and Carrabis discuss Tyler Thornburg being out for the season and looking back on the trade for him, which Lou calls an ‘absolute mess’.
0:45 - Red Sox owner John Henry told the Boston Herald that Tom Yawkey's racist legacy continues to ‘haunt him.’ The BST crew discusses whether it’s time to rename Yawkey Way.
6:45 - Tom Giles and Evan Drellich continue the conversation about Yawkey Way. Drellich recaps his conversation with Red Sox President Sam Kennedy.
9:25 - Jay Cutler went 3-6 for 24 yards in Thursday’s game against the Ravens. Phil Perry, Tom Curran and Kayce Smith discuss whether the Dolphins could challenge the Patriots in the AFC East this season.
13:20 - The Oilers signed forward Leon Draisaitl to an eight-year, $8.5 million contract. Joe Haggerty joins BST to analyze how that signing could impact how the Bruins view David Pastrnak.
Lou Merloni interviews Pedro Martinez at the Oldtime Baseball Game about getting back on the mound and showing support for John Martin.