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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    Jay Groome
    USA Today Sports
    July 14, 2020 - 10:53 am
    Some of the more interesting names in the Red Sox farm system are slated to join rejoin the team. According to a source, pitchers Tanner Houck, Bryan Mata and Jay Groome, along with infielder Jeter Downs and outfielder Jarren Duran are among those who will be called upon to fill out the Red Sox'...
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    Kara Lawson
    USA Today Sports
    July 14, 2020 - 8:17 am
    For one moment everybody on the Celtics was a fan of Duke. They had the t-shirts to prove it. In a touching tribute, the entire group of Celtics who are preparing for the rebooted 2019-20 season in Orlando all donned "Duke" t-shirts out of respect to assistant coach Kara Lawson, who is headed to...
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    Fenway Park
    USA Today Sports
    July 13, 2020 - 11:04 pm
    The delivery person should be dropping off the crowd noise at Fenway Park sometime Tuesday, Wednesday at the latest. Welcome to the world of getting ready for the 2020 Major League Baseball season. When Fenway was filled with simulated crowd noise Friday afternoon it was a big deal. It was the talk...
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    Jerry Remy
    USA Today Sports
    July 13, 2020 - 5:05 pm
    This season NESN is going with a three-man booth for the "majority" of their 55 Red Sox broadcasts. The network announced Monday that the plan is to include Dave O'Brien, Jerry Remy and Dennis Eckersley in most of the games it is scheduled to broadcast. It is a schedule that will include all 30...
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    Matt Hall
    USA Today Sports
    July 13, 2020 - 1:17 pm
    Last year at this time your Red Sox' starting rotation included Chris Sale, David Price, Nathan Eovaldi, Rick Porcello and Eduardo Rodriguez. When the 2020 season rolls around on July 24 the group will look dramatically different. Eovaldi will be there, almost certainly pitching the opener against...
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    Chaim Bloom
    USA Today Sports
    July 13, 2020 - 11:10 am
    When the freeze of transactions was defrosted in Major League Baseball we perked up. Would teams start wheeling and dealing after months of being stifled by COVID-19? Not so much. There have been a smattering of free-agent signings (Anthony Swarzak, Oscar Hernandez), but still not much budging when...
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    Cam Newton
    USA Today Sports
    July 12, 2020 - 8:46 am
    Of all the Cam Newton Instagram videos this one might be the most pointed (which is saying something). The new Patriots quarterback took to social media for another motivational rant, following up a workout with this nearly two-minute rant: "You know what makes this different? They've never seen...
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    Ryan Weber
    USA Today Sports
    July 11, 2020 - 9:53 pm
    We need some good stories these days. This could be one of the best of the bunch. It doesn't matter how Ryan Weber got here. He's here. The likely third starter for the Red Sox when this 60-game season rolls around. That in itself is a pretty solid tale. What might be around the corner promises to...
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    Aroldis Chapman
    USA Today Sports
    July 11, 2020 - 2:58 pm
    The Yankees' roster took a hit Saturday. According to New York manager Aaron Boone, Aroldis Chapman has tested positive for COVID-19. The pitcher is experiencing minor symptoms. The Yankees' closer had come into Spring Training 2.0 in noticeably better shape than at any time in his career, losing...
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    Mike Kickham
    USA Today Sports
    July 11, 2020 - 2:26 pm
    The Red Sox have added another player to the mix. The team announced Saturday that pitcher Mike Kickham has become the 50th participant included in their player pool as they gear up for the July 24 opener at Fenway Park against the Orioles. The 31-year-old lefty last pitched in the major leagues...
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