Rob Bradford

Rob Bradford joined WEEI.com after serving as a Red Sox beat writer for the Boston Herald and the Eagle-Tribune (Lawrence, Mass.). Prior to manning the Red Sox beat, he spent several years at the Lowell Sun. He has written two books: “Chasing Steinbrenner,” following the front offices of the Red Sox and Toronto Blue Jays through the 2003 season, and “Deep Drive: A Long Journey to Discovering the Champion Within,” which he co-authored with Red Sox third baseman Mike Lowell.

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    USA Today Sports
    August 21, 2019 - 6:49 am
    After his team's 3-2 loss to the Phillies Tuesday night Alex Cora was asked the margin of error question (the fact that the Red Sox don't have much room for it). Why was this brought up? Because a bad baserunning play at a most key time offered a pretty powerful reminder regarding this team's lot...
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    USA Today Sports
    August 20, 2019 - 4:45 pm
    When Chris Sale got up in front of the media at about 3:15 p.m. Tuesday there were a few questions that were prioritized regarding his elbow injury. The most pressing issue was identifying whether or not the PRP injection the pitcher had injected by Dr. James Andrews Monday was due to a tear or...
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    USA Today Sports
    August 20, 2019 - 8:16 am
    Chris Sale is done for the 2019 season. That we know. #RedSox Medical Update on Chris Sale: pic.twitter.com/E8pWMw5y8f — Red Sox (@RedSox) August 19, 2019 But there are still a few elements of the Sale situation that remain undefined. Sale is scheduled to talk with the media Tuesday afternoon which...
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    USA Today Sports
    August 19, 2019 - 8:53 am
    The Red Sox won Sunday. They swept the Orioles. There were still plenty of sad trombones to go around. The guy David Dombrowski signed up to be the top-of-the-rotation ace for the next five years, Chris Sale, was packing his bags to visit Dr. James Andrews. Another pitcher the Sox were counting on...
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    USA Today Sports
    August 18, 2019 - 8:00 am
    This is what we know when it comes to Chris Sale ... - He is on the 10-day injured list with left elbow inflammation. - He didn't notify the Red Sox of the discomfort until Friday, with the belief that the issue didn't exist prior to Tuesday's outing. "I mean there's no question this happened...
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    USA Today Sports
    August 16, 2019 - 11:03 pm
    If the Red Sox were cruising through life on top of the world -- like, say, a year ago -- this 9-1 win over the Orioles would be met with a gigantic postgame yawn. But August has brought this team the need for desperation, and when that comes rolling around there is no such thing as meaningless...
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    USA Today Sports
    August 16, 2019 - 4:56 pm
    It was a sign of the times. BOS Bullpen Left 41-Chris Sale The Red Sox lineup card usually doesn't list starters within the group of relievers on the lineup card distributed throughout the press box, but there Sale's name was. As it turned out the listing was a slip-up and all signs pointed to a...
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    USA Today Sports
    August 16, 2019 - 9:20 am
    Rafael Devers has become one of the best hitters in the major leagues this season . Thanks to some hard-line trade talk by Dave Dombrowski a few years ago the third baseman is doing his thing as a member of the Red Sox. Talking to John Tomase of NBC Sports Boston, Dombrowski explained how Devers...
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    USA Today Sports
    August 14, 2019 - 4:29 pm
    The universal thought when it comes to playing postseason baseball is that a team has to prioritize digging in for a few weeks and what they hope are 11 wins. Alex Cora has extended the usual timetable by a few months. As far as the Red Sox' manager is concerned, his team is right in the heart of...
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    USA Today Sports
    August 14, 2019 - 8:05 am
    With the Red Sox' postseason chances dwindling, Mookie Betts' future has become one of the bigger storylines surrounding the Red Sox these days. So when The Athletic's Peter Gammons threw in one paragraph quoting an unnamed Red Sox executive on the topic it raised some eyebrows. Gammons wrote: Is...
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