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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    December 11, 2018 - 9:25 pm
    LAS VEGAS -- Since putting the World Series in the rearview mirror Alex Cora has repeatedly said the Red Sox aren't going to be resting on their laurels. Tuesday he offered perhaps the first example of the world champs turning the page. Meeting with the media at the MLB winter meetings Cora...
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    December 11, 2018 - 2:50 pm
    LAS VEGAS -- Two years ago it was Rich Hill, the journeyman lefty in his mid-30's, who had punctuated a remarkable comeback story by sitting in front of the assembled media at the MLB winter meetings to announce his three-year contract. Monday it was Nathan Eovaldi's turn. "It's hard to explain,"...
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    December 11, 2018 - 2:28 pm
    LAS VEGAS -- Eduardo Rodriguez swung through the MLB winter meetings Tuesday talking a whole lot of Fortnite (he was in town to play in an MLB-sponsored tournament for the video game) and a little baseball. But perhaps the most interesting topic that came up -- besides designating Joe Kelly, David...
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    USA Today Sports
    December 10, 2018 - 7:35 pm
    LAS VEGAS -- Dave Dombrowski wasn't about to definitively say Craig Kimbrel wasn't going to fit into the Red Sox' plans, or even mention the closer by name when discussing his free agent situation. But it wasn't difficult to read between the lines. "No, not really," Dombrowski told the local media...
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    USA Today Sports
    December 10, 2018 - 1:51 pm
    Robby Scott is headed to the Reds. The lefty reliever was claimed off waivers by Cincinnati, who was subsequently awarded Scott. The impetus for the Red Sox to put the pitcher on waivers was to create a spot on the 40-man roster, which now stands at 39 players. The 29-year-old Scott appeared in...
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    USA Today Sports
    December 10, 2018 - 11:36 am
    LAS VEGAS -- Joe Kelly is happy with the communication he has had throughout the offseason with the Red Sox. But in the next breath, the reliever explained to WEEI.com how enjoyable it has been to meet with and listen to other suitors. Now we have an idea some of those teams who have some interest...
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    USA Today Sports
    December 08, 2018 - 3:45 pm
    The guy known in Red Sox circles for prodigious power, a huge postseason home run and the perhaps the most memorable post-World Series celebration in the history of Boston sports has retired. Mike Napoli took to Twitter Saturday to announce he was ending his 12-year major league career. THANK YOU...
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    USA Today Sports
    December 08, 2018 - 12:27 am
    For New England baseball fans the Padres' designating a utility infielder by the name of Carlos Asuaje for assignment most likely meant little. It was a move made so San Diego could add free agent pitcher Garrett Richards to its roster, making the 27-year-old expendable. So, why should followers of...
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    December 07, 2018 - 11:33 pm
    Jerry Remy stole the show Wednesday night at Boston Symphony Hall. The NESN analyst was handed the baton for "Sleigh Ride" during the Boston Pops' opening night for their holiday schedule. Remy asked to join Red Sox manager Alex Cora in ringing in the event. Keith Lockhart & the Boston Pops...
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    December 07, 2018 - 11:36 am
    On the surface, the Nathan Eovaldi signing suggested the Red Sox were simply putting smiles back on the faces of all those players who won a World Series by keeping things intact. Steve Pearce is back, and now is one of the other postseason's heroes. But make no mistake about it, the Eovaldi...
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