WEEI had Peter Gammons this afternoon, as well as a replay of yesterday’s entertaining Pedro Martinez interview. WWZN had Yankee radio announcer Charlie Steiner in for a visit.They also had Derek Lowe on to say that the Yankees great start keeps the Red Sox on their toes, and keeps them sharp, pushes them. Larry Lucchino was also on WWZN promising to get tough on ticket scalper suppliers. A caller mentioned the ones cutting in ticket lines and purchasing mass amounts of tickets to scalp. He also mentioned their interest in Brady Anderson. The former Orioles and Indians outfielder was involved in one of Lucchino’s first player transactions back in the 1988 when he was with the Orioles and they traded Mike Boddicker to the Sox for Anderson and Curt Schilling. (!)

ESPN.com has a couple articles on the Red Sox/Yankees series this afternoon. Tim Kurkjian has a piece on Grady Little, while the moonlighting Sean McAdam looks at the two teams and continues the media trend of discrediting the Red Sox start by saying they can’t shake the Yankees. Ron Borges is also moonlighting, for Sporting News and says the Yankees are ready for a collapse… (Shabbily formatted page there)