John Tomase

John Tomase joins WEEI.com after nine years at the Boston Herald, including five as Red Sox columnist. A Mansfield native and Tufts grad, he has also written for the Sporting News, Baseball America, Pro Football Weekly, and Men's Fitness. He grew up on Steve Grogan, Ray Bourque, and Larry Bird, and will always believe Hagler beat Sugar Ray.

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    Alex Cora
    Jonathan Dyer/USA Today Sports
    February 13, 2019 - 4:34 pm
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Red Sox won 108 games last year and then romped to a World Series title. Manager Alex Cora believes they can be better. How is that, you ask? Allow him to explain. Making his first comments of spring training as pitchers and catchers began workouts, Cora laid out clear areas...
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    USA Today Sports
    February 13, 2019 - 11:40 am
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Dave Dombrowski admits he's old-fashioned. He likes having a closer. Whether that man will be Craig Kimbrel or not remains to be seen. Dombrowski reiterated on Wednesday that he's happy with the internal options to replace Kimbrel, an All-Star closer who remains unsigned as...
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    Win, dance, repeat.
    Kevin Sousa/USA Today Sports
    February 12, 2019 - 3:22 pm
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- You may have thought Jackie Bradley's 2018 was pretty great defensively. He won a Gold Glove and seemingly made two highlight reel catches a week. Bradley has a different take. "Last year was probably, maybe my worst, in my mind," Bradley said outside JetBlue Park on Tuesday,...
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    Markelle Fultz
    John Geliebter/USA Today Sports
    February 07, 2019 - 4:00 pm
    The Celtics were able to turn Markelle Fultz into Jayson Tatum. The Sixers just gave away Fultz for next to nothing. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Sixers have reached an agreement with the Magic to send Fultz to Orlando for forward Jonathan Simmons, a first-round pick (top-20...
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    Jabari Bird
    David Butler II/USA Today Sports
    February 07, 2019 - 3:48 pm
    The Celtics cleared a roster spot at Thursday's NBA trade deadline by sending guard Jabari Bird, sidelined all season after a domestic violence arrest in September, to the Atlanta Hawks, who plan to waive him, per multiple reports. The deal, reported by the Boston Globe , will likely be for nothing...
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    Nelson Chenault-USA TODAY Sports
    February 07, 2019 - 2:35 pm
    No one said winning the East would be easy. One day after the 76ers bolstered their lineup be acquiring Clippers forward Tobias Harris, the top-seeded Bucks and second-seeded Raptors followed suit with impact acquisitions of their own just ahead of Thursday's NBA trade deadline. Per ESPN's Adrian...
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    Kyrie Irving
    David Butler II/USA Today Sports
    February 07, 2019 - 11:01 am
    There has been a flurry of activity in advance of Thursday's 3 p.m. NBA trade deadline. Here are some thoughts on a handful of moves that affect the Celtics, particularly when it comes to the top two seeds. The Bucks (Nikola Mirotic) and Raptors (Marc Gasol) just improved, while the Celtics once...
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    Greg M. Cooper/USA Today Sports
    February 07, 2019 - 10:04 am
    The Celtics' pursuit of Anthony Davis will be aided by a redistribution of ping pong balls. Changes to the draft lottery go into effect this season, and they'll weaken the position of one of Davis's strongest suitors. The New York Knicks, losers of 14 straight, currently own the worst record in the...
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