Fresh Air Weekend: Jeff Daniels, Bob Ojeda

Bob Ojeda spent the majority of his career with the Boston Red Sox and the New York Mets. He currently works as a pre- and post-game analyst for Mets broadcasts. i i

Bob Ojeda spent the majority of his career with the Boston Red Sox and the New York Mets. He currently works as a pre- and post-game analyst for Mets broadcasts. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Bob Ojeda spent the majority of his career with the Boston Red Sox and the New York Mets. He currently works as a pre- and post-game analyst for Mets broadcasts.

Bob Ojeda spent the majority of his career with the Boston Red Sox and the New York Mets. He currently works as a pre- and post-game analyst for Mets broadcasts.

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Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors, and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week:


Jeff Daniels: Anchoring The Cast Of 'The Newsroom': The actor stars in Aaron Sorkin's new HBO drama The Newsroom, playing an anchorman inspired to give up fluff pieces and return to hard-hitting journalism.

Bob Ojeda: Pitching Through The Pain: Over the course of his 14-year career as a pitcher, Bob Ojeda threw more than 1,000 strikeouts and countless pitches across the plate. During that entire time, the lefty's pitching arm hurt. "The act itself is sort of violent and completely unnatural," he says. "I think most pitchers certainly feel a level of pain."

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