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
    July 23, 2019 - 11:51 pm
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- When it comes to Tropicana Field, there is going to be one memory that will be tough to knock off the top of the heap for Chris Sale. That would have been on March 31, 1998. It was the first time Sale ever went to a Major League Baseball game, with the Tigers pounding the...
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    USA Today Sports
    July 23, 2019 - 8:16 am
    If this whole plan is going to work, the Red Sox better hope that what they saw in the eighth inning was just a bump in the road. The reality of Nathan Eovaldi's time off and adjustment to a new role was put on display in his return to the mound Monday night, with the righty making his first...
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    USA Today Sports
    July 23, 2019 - 7:31 am
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Monday was a good night for the Benintendi family. Not only was Andrew Benintendi one of the stars for the Red Sox in their pivotal, series-opening, 9-4 win over the Rays at Tropicana Field -- going 3-for-5 with a home run -- but his father, Chris, was also presented with a...
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    USA Today Sports
    July 22, 2019 - 7:39 pm
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Part of the conversation involving the Red Sox 14-game stretch against the Rays and Yankees involves the standings. The other piece? That would be how the results might impact Dave Dombrowski's approach at the July 31 trade deadline. Those in the Red Sox' clubhouse might not...
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    USA Today Sports
    July 22, 2019 - 6:27 am
    The Red Sox understand the importance of these coming days. Listening to anybody in their clubhouse after that head-scratching, 5-0 loss to Asher Wojciechowski and Co. Sunday, you can soak in that vibe. (For a complete recap of the debacle in Baltimore, click here.) "It’s a tough one, but we have...
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    USA Today Sports
    July 21, 2019 - 11:09 pm
    Despite an uncomfortable position in the standings (sitting three games out of the last Wild Card spot), it doesn't appear the Red Sox are taking their feet off the gas heading into the final days before the trade deadline. According to MLB.com's Jon Morosi, the Sox are eyeing a pair of closers...
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    USA Today Sports
    July 21, 2019 - 7:42 am
    Maybe we have to readjust our thinking. The mantra for this Red Sox team dating back to the first day of spring training was that its foundation was going to be those five starting pitchers. David Price, Chris Sale, Eduardo Rodriguez, Rick Porcello and Nathan Eovaldi. So when uneven performances...
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    USA Today Sports
    July 20, 2019 - 11:19 am
    The Red Sox made what figures to be a very important move Saturday morning. They activated Nathan Eovaldi. The reason for the heightened interest in the announcement (which also included sending Ryan Weber to Triple-A) is because of the role Eovaldi figures to fill. The righty, who went on the...
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    USA Today Sports
    July 20, 2019 - 9:17 am
    We've said it a few times over the last few days: This latest dust-up involving David Price and Dennis Eckersley had a short shelf-life. That is a no-brainer. The other piece of the puzzle when it comes to Price, figuring out on-field performance? After Friday night, the Red Sox better hope that...
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