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
    May 17, 2019 - 11:48 am
    Christian Vazquez has his goals, as he articulated once again Wednesday night. "I want to be in the Top 5 catchers in the league," he told WEEI.com, "and we’re working on that." He certainly is. The guy who wasn't even necessarily deemed a lock-down starter at the start of this season has emerged...
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    May 16, 2019 - 12:06 pm
    Marcus Walden's success is becoming less and less of a secret. The methods behind the man? Those might take a while to catch up on. In case you haven't been paying attention to this Red Sox bullpen of late, understand that Walden has emerged as one of the season's most notable stories. In his 24 2/...
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    USA Today Sports
    May 16, 2019 - 6:56 am
    There have been other walk-offs. The guy gets the hit. The guy is chased around the infield by his teammates. The guy happily answers questions in the Fenway Park home clubhouse, allowing for smiles all around. This is usually the routine that comes and goes within the windmill of a Major League...
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    USA Today Sports
    May 15, 2019 - 6:46 am
    For those Red Sox fans in attendance at Tuesday night's frigid Fenway Park affair, it seemed like an occasion that would have been worthy of saving that ticket stub. Then, out of nowhere, it became simply a game those same fans probably just wanted to forget. Few saw the end of the script playing...
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    USA Today Sports
    May 14, 2019 - 11:33 am
    You might remember the scene from the movie "Bull Durham" when Robert Wuhl's character -- the Durham Bulls' pitching coach -- goes out to visit the mound where Crash Davis (Kevin Costner) and others are trying to make sense of a myriad of items. Crash Davis: We're dealing with a lot of shit. Larry...
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    USA Today Sports
    May 14, 2019 - 8:25 am
    Jeff Goodman makes no bones about it: Kyrie Irving was an issue with the Celtics this past season. Appearing on the Mut & Callahan Show Tuesday morning Goodman -- The Stadium's Basketball Insider -- offered pointed insight as to what the dynamic looked like with Irving trying to guide the...
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    USA Today Sports
    May 13, 2019 - 7:31 pm
    The feeling by the time J.D. Martinez stepped to the plate in the eighth inning Sunday was seemingly universal: Let's get this over with already. The Red Sox were in complete command in their series finale against the Mariners, carrying a 9-2 lead with the rain continuing to pelt down on a 40-...
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    USA Today Sports
    May 11, 2019 - 8:20 am
    They will play to the back of their baseball cards. It's one of the oldest and easiest crutches used throughout a Major League Baseball season. Through all the ups and downs, twists and turns of 162 games the temptation to jump ship with certain players or teams can always be tempered by recent...
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    USA Today Sports
    May 10, 2019 - 3:05 am
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- It was a strange day. Not because someone took a selfie with the President, or even due to anything the man hosting the Red Sox during their White House celebration of a World Series championship did or said. When you get the vibe that so many simply wanted to power through the...
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    USA Today Sports
    May 09, 2019 - 9:24 pm
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The introduction by President Donald Trump of the Red Sox Thursday at the White House had few surprises. With the members of the Red Sox choosing to attend the celebration for the World Series winners standing behind him while facing the White House's South Lawn, the President...
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