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
    February 16, 2019 - 1:46 pm
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Heath Hembree did alright for himself for the majority of the 2018 season. The reliever appeared in 67 games, going through a run for the majority of the year where Alex Cora designated him as the go-to relief pitcher when it came to coming in with runners on base. He would go...
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    USA Today Sports
    February 16, 2019 - 1:01 pm
    Celtics fans got some good news Saturday. After it was originally reported that New Orleans star center Anthony Davis had left the Celtics off the list of teams he would be open to signing a long-term contract with, Davis offered a different message during media availability at All-Star Weekend. He...
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    USA Today Sports
    February 15, 2019 - 10:27 am
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The four names remain on the mind of Red Sox followers: Xander Bogaerts, Chris Sale, Rick Porcello and J.D. Martinez. Each and every one of them will be eligible for free agency at season's end if no contract extensions get done. But there is another. Brock Holt. While it would...
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    February 15, 2019 - 10:01 am
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- It was a passing mention by Alex Cora when talking about Dustin Pedroia. In one of his daily briefings with the media, the Red Sox manager passed along that Pedroia had not only sent him a video of the second baseman working out near his Arizona home but pointed out that he was...
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    USA Today Sports
    February 14, 2019 - 8:43 am
    Of the Red Sox storylines coming into spring training, Chris Sale's contract is at the top of the list. That's why when the Red Sox' ace sat down with the Mut & Callahan Show at JetBlue Park Thursday morning talk turned to Sale's approach regarding a new deal. "I’ve got one thing to worry about...
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    USA Today Sports
    February 13, 2019 - 6:21 am
    Let's get this out of the way: The Celtics still need Kyrie Irving. Yes, the image of Brad Stevens' team beating the super-talented Sixers without Irving offered the reminder of what once was with the Celtics. This 112-109 win in Philadelphia sure seemed more like that gritty, gutty C's team from a...
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    USA Today Sports
    February 12, 2019 - 9:36 am
    When it comes to conversations about Tom Brady, this was a new one. Joining the Mut & Callahan Show with Mike Mutnansky, Evan Drellich and Alex Reimer, Rick Wiles of Tru News called into explain why he believes Brady's wife, Gisele Bundchen, is a witch and the Patriots quarterback is being led...
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    USA Today Sports
    February 11, 2019 - 2:03 pm
    The loss was one thing, the comments from Marcus Morris after were another. Morris' declaration following the Celtics' defeat at the hands of the Clippers Saturday night helped punctuate what appears to be a dysfunctional C's roster. (To read all of the forward's quotes after his team blew a 28-...
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    USA Today Sports
    February 11, 2019 - 12:43 pm
    The Celtics are in a greater state of chaos than perhaps at any time during Brad Stevens' tenure as head coach. That was punctuated Saturday night with Marcus Morris' postgame comments. So, what exactly is going on within the roster of this team? Chris Mannix joined the Dale & Keefe Show to try...
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    February 11, 2019 - 11:52 am
    Consider this a preemptive strike. I'm headed down to Fort Myers in the coming days, but until then I am basking in the glow of my colleagues' attempts at bringing spring training to life via photos on Twitter. There is a very real reason this is done. People actually like to consume images of...
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