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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    July 19, 2019 - 10:43 am
    Jose Abreu has been playing for the White Sox since 2014. He has been seemingly linked to the Red Sox that entire time. And the connection isn't stopping now. Dave Dombrowski has long admired Jose Abreu. The @RedSox are among a few teams monitoring Abreu’s availability. He might be most impactful...
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    July 18, 2019 - 3:57 pm
    This was an important development for the Red Sox, and it only partly had to do with keeping pace in the Wild Card race. Chris Sale was the story in this 5-0 win over the Blue Jays. No doubt about it. (For a complete recap, click here.) The Red Sox lefty dominated a team that roughed him up two...
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    July 18, 2019 - 1:46 pm
    J.D. Martinez's numbers heading into Thursday were good. We're talking .289 with a .889 OPS and 19 home runs. But ... Since the designated hitter/outfielder returned from the All-Star break he has run into a bit of a downturn, managing three hits in 26 at-bats. It's been enough of a slump to raise...
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    July 18, 2019 - 7:41 am
    It was fairly uncomfortable watching, Brandon Workman trying to get those final five outs in what would be a 5-4 Red Sox win over the Blue Jays. Forty-five pitches. One run on a hit and two walks. The go-ahead runner standing at first base when that final out was made. (For a complete recap, click...
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    July 17, 2019 - 8:44 am
    Andrew Cashner isn't going to be the Red Sox' savior. We were reminded of that Tuesday night. Don't get it wrong, despite the starter's uninspired debut with the Sox this was still a good move for Dave Dombrowski to make. You gave up two 17-year-olds for one of the hottest pitchers in the American...
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    July 16, 2019 - 7:32 am
    Monday Eduardo Nunez was sent on his way. A few hours later Michael Chavis, the player who had taken Nunez's skill-set to another level, was launching a first-inning grand slam over the left-field wall. This was the latest punctuation to a presence few were anticipating when this season rolled...
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    July 15, 2019 - 8:55 pm
    Mitch Moreland could have spent his day facing Triple-A pitchers while coming back from his quad injury. Instead, the Red Sox first baseman chose to square off with Nathan Eovaldi during the pitcher's live batting practice at Fenway Park Monday afternoon. Bold choice. "I swung against Nathan," said...
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    July 15, 2019 - 7:34 pm
    Eduardo Nunez left his mark since joining the Red Sox midway through the 2017 season. Before injuring his knee, the infielder supplied the Sox with instant offense during their run toward the postseason two years ago, hitting .321 with a .892 OPS after being acquired from the Giants. And then he...
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    July 15, 2019 - 9:11 am
    This is a results business, and the overall result for the Red Sox wasn't what they were hoping for: One win in three games against the Dodgers at Fenway Park. There were a few items, besides just the back-to-back losses to Los Angeles, that offered discomfort for Alex Cora's crew. Most notably,...
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    July 14, 2019 - 8:11 pm
    Andrew Cashner is officially on the Red Sox roster. The starting pitcher, who was acquired from Baltimore Saturday in exchange for minor-leaguers Noelberth Romero and Elio Prado, arrived at Fenway Park just prior to Sunday night's game against the Dodgers, taking the field with a No. 48 Red Sox...
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