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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    Travis Shaw is a free agent
    USA Today Sports
    December 06, 2019 - 10:30 am
    Travis Shaw still owns a home in Fort Myers, Fla. He routinely plays golf with some of his former Red Sox teammates. And he still communicates regularly with many of the players with Boston who the infielder came up through the Sox system with. Oh, and by the way, the Red Sox just happen to need a...
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    Brian Bannister is leaving the Red Sox
    USA Today Sports
    December 05, 2019 - 9:08 am
    Brian Bannister has long been viewed as a key bridge for a Red Sox organization trying to stay ahead of the curve with analytics and overall pitching information. His presence and expertise were valued so much by the Sox that Bannister was brought onto the major league coaching staff as the...
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    Travis Shaw Red Sox
    USA Today Sports
    December 03, 2019 - 9:43 am
    There was a flurry of familiar names who became free agents Monday thanks to their respective teams choosing not to extend contract offers. Aaron Sanchez. Blake Treinen. Tim Beckham. C.J. Cron. Maikel Franco. Addison Russell. Kevin Gausman. And of course, there were the two players coming off the...
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    Sandy Leon has been traded
    USA Today Sports
    December 02, 2019 - 11:48 am
    The Red Sox will have a new backup catcher in 2020. The team announced Monday that it had traded Sandy Leon to the Indians for minor-league pitcher Adenys Bautista. It puts the Sox' 40-man roster at 37 players. Leon was a prime candidate to be non-tendered, with the deadline teams to offer...
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    Chris Sale plays for the Red Sox
    USA Today Sports
    December 02, 2019 - 9:34 am
    Between another Sunday of football and travel back from Thanksgiving visits it would be understandable if the Chris Sale news escaped your attention. But its importance shouldn't be understated. Red Sox Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom told WEEI.com Sunday that Sale had made the long-anticipated...
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    Chris Sale plays for the Red Sox
    USA Today Sports
    December 01, 2019 - 12:50 pm
    The trip to Pensacola, Fla. was finally made. Chris Sale has seen Dr. James Andrews. According to Red Sox Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom the pitcher's long-anticipated follow-up with Dr. Andrews, who administered a PRP injection into Sale's elbow in August, took place the week prior to...
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    Brian Johnson has been waived by the Red Sox
    November 26, 2019 - 11:18 am
    This was from new Red Sox pitching coach Dave Bush in The Monday Baseball Column: "It’s been well-documented that we don’t have a ton of depth right now. It’s something that may get better in the offseason or it may not. Either way, I’ll be prepared for it and I’ll have our guys prepared to be...
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    Worcester Red Sox logo
    USA Today Sports
    November 26, 2019 - 10:18 am
    According to the Boston Globe there were 218 names suggested by fans when it came to naming the new Triple-A team in Worcester. The winner? The Worcester Red Sox, or the WooSox. Here are the submissions that didn't make the cut: ■ Americans ■ Aviators ■ BaySox ■ Beaneaters ■ Bear Sox ■ Bears ■...
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    Kyrie Irving isn't coming to Boston
    USA Today Sports
    November 23, 2019 - 7:44 am
    So much for Wednesday night's drama at TD Garden. According to a report in The Athletic, Kyrie Irving won't be joining the Brooklyn Nets when they take on the Celtics this coming week. The game represented the first chance for Irving to play in front of the Boston crowd since he left via free...
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    Brock Holt of the Boston Red Sox
    USA Today Sports
    November 21, 2019 - 11:04 am
    There have been few Red Sox players heading into free agency more popular among the New England sports fandom than Brock Holt. Good clubhouse guy. Charitable. (His work with the Jimmy Fund has been next-level.) His young son Griff has become an Instagram-induced Boston sports icon. And, most...
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