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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    November 12, 2018 - 5:10 pm
    Craig Kimbrel has turned down a chance to make a guaranteed $17.9 million next season. The closer has decided to not accept the qualifying offer extended by the Red Sox. By doing so he turns his back on a one-year guaranteed deal in favor of testing the free agent market. MLB Trade Rumors projects...
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    November 09, 2018 - 11:28 am
    The days of the Celtics wearing the traditional white home uniforms and those green road uniforms have come and gone. In recent years gray and green alternatives have been surfaced, with a few other green and white variations thrown in. Well, they're at it again. The Celtics have revealed their...
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    November 09, 2018 - 9:04 am
    Think back to when the Red Sox acquired Nathan Eovaldi. He was a pitcher who was somewhat familiar in these parts because he had been a Yankee, along with the fact he had spent the first chunk of 2018 with American League East foe Tampa Bay. Eovaldi had two Tommy John surgeries. Eovaldi threw hard...
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    November 08, 2018 - 8:01 pm
    The awards keep rolling in for the Red Sox. Here's the latest (per the team's media relations) ... J.D. MARTINEZ AND MOOKIE BETTS EARN LOUISVILLE SLUGGER SILVER SLUGGER AWARDS Martinez Becomes First Player to Receive Two Silver Slugger Awards in a Season J.D. Martinez and Mookie Betts have received...
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    November 08, 2018 - 1:52 pm
    Bill James' tweet did not go over well with the team for which he consults. The well-known baseball analyst came under fire across Major League Baseball for the suggestion that players were ultimately all replaceable. "If the players all retired tomorrow, we would replace them," James wrote in a...
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    November 08, 2018 - 1:28 pm
    Terry Rozier said he is happy with his lot in life. Talking to reporters during the shootaround prior to Thursday night's game against the Suns in Phoenix the Celtics guard responded to the report in The Athletic that at least seven teams have shown interest in trading for him, Rozier told...
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    November 08, 2018 - 11:20 am
    Life is good for Mookie Betts, and it only figures to get better. Just a few days removed from his 26th birthday the Red Sox outfielder won a World Series and welcomed his first child into the world. And in one week he will likely be named American League MVP. Then comes the really interesting...
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    November 07, 2018 - 4:53 pm
    Don't expect another pursuit similar to what we witnessed last offseason. According to a major league source, the Red Sox' interest in the most highly-touted Japanese pitcher on the market this offseason, Yusei Kikuchi, is viewed as lukewarm. The 27-year-old is slated to be posted by the Seibu...
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    November 07, 2018 - 2:49 pm
    Low risk, high reward. It's what every team is looking for when scouring through the free agent market. That's why Drew Pomeranz's existence should be of some interest to the Red Sox. "We’ll see what happens," the free agent lefty pitcher told WEEI.com "I literally have no idea what to expect, or...
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