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
    April 20, 2019 - 8:08 am
    It's not as simple as one player single-handedly turning things around -- even when it's one of the best players in Major League Baseball. But watching Mookie Betts run around the bases Friday night at Tropicana Field certainly offered a reminder as to how things could be for these Red Sox. After...
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    USA Today Sports
    April 19, 2019 - 4:13 pm
    Dustin Pedroia evidently got some good news. The second baseman, who was forced from Wednesday night's game in New York after experiencing pain in his surgically-repaired left knee, told the media in St. Petersburg, Fla. that he doesn't expect to be out of the lineup long. Dustin Pedroia thinks he’...
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    USA Today Sports
    April 19, 2019 - 9:47 am
    People want to find excuses for why the Rays have been so good and how the success might not be sustainable. One of the most prevalent reasons given for Tampa Bay's initial burst against the big boys in the American League East is that maybe they're doing with the smoke and mirrors that come with...
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    USA Today Sports
    April 18, 2019 - 8:10 pm
    The Red Sox will need a new second baseman for at least the time being. The team announced Dustin Pedroia is headed to the injured list with a left knee injury. This comes following leaving Wednesday's game in New York due to knee discomfort in the second inning. This is the same knee he's had...
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    USA Today Sports
    April 18, 2019 - 2:28 pm
    Appearing on the Dale & Keefe Show Thursday afternoon Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski offered an update regarding Dustin Pedroia and his injured left knee. Dombrowski noted that Pedroia had been examined in New York earlier in the day and was on his way to St...
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    USA Today Sports
    April 18, 2019 - 7:14 am
    Perhaps this is a hiccup. Maybe it is just part of an unpredictable process. But when it comes to Dustin Pedroia exiting Wednesday night's game against the Yankees in the second inning due to soreness in his left knee what is undeniable is this should be of some concern for the second baseman. For...
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    USA Today Sports
    April 17, 2019 - 7:22 pm
    While most everything had gone as planned for Dustin Pedroia in his return from his knee injury, this was not part of the blueprint. The Red Sox second baseman was forced to exit from his team's game against the Yankees Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium after flying out to right field in the second...
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    USA Today Sports
    April 17, 2019 - 10:25 am
    Chris Sale has been a good if not great pitcher since joining the Red Sox. The team is 40-23 when he has started, with the lefty possessing an ERA of 2.84 with a .202 batting average against throughout the past three seasons. This year? Not good. He is 0-4 with an 8.50 ERA. Only one pitcher in...
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    USA Today Sports
    April 16, 2019 - 1:49 pm
    The Red Sox made two call-ups Tuesday prior to their two-game series against the Yankees. One was for the long haul, while the other might just be serving as a stopgap. The Sox promoted both catcher Sandy Leon and Erasmo Ramirez to the big league club, designated Blake Swihart for assignment...
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    USA Today Sports
    April 16, 2019 - 12:51 pm
    The Chris Sale conversation to this point has been, to be kind, uncomfortable. After Game 1 in Seattle there was the idea that he was still building up from spring training, explaining away a high 80's fastball. Then there was Start 2 in Oakland when we later learned Sale had been battling illness...
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