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
    September 11, 2019 - 7:58 am
    The Red Sox escaped the country, but they can't escape their problems. Dave Dombrowski is gone and the smoke is starting to clear in terms of that bit of chaos. What is left behind can be construed as an uncomfortable situation, one which was put on display in some ways at Rogers Centre Tuesday...
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    USA Today Sports
    September 10, 2019 - 6:33 pm
    There will be no press conference. That was one of the messages relayed by Red Sox president Sam Kennedy when appearing on OMF with Lou Merloni, Glenn Ordway and Christian Fauria Tuesday afternoon in what was the Red Sox' first response to criticism in regards to how Dave Dombrowski's dismissal was...
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    USA Today Sports
    September 07, 2019 - 10:21 am
    Just when it looked like Antonio Brown and the Raiders had made peace along social media firestorm from the wide receiver. Brown, who had apologized to his teammates late this week for a very visible blow-up with general manager Mike Mayock, stirred things back up Friday night with a Facebook post...
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    USA Today Sports
    September 06, 2019 - 11:49 pm
    Jhoulys Chacin has only known Darwinzon Hernandez for a few days. But as soon as he saw the rookie lefty pitch, an image came to mind. Josh Hader. "He’s good, man," said Chacin, the former Brewer who turned in two perfect innings Friday night against the Brewers. "He reminds me of Hader. He throws...
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    USA Today Sports
    September 06, 2019 - 11:26 pm
    After completing his second inning Friday night Jhoulys Chacin began to shake some hands and give out a few high-fives. He then fell down the dugout steps. That was the 31-year-old's only misstep in his introduction to the Red Sox. "Oh man," said Chacin after his team's 6-1 win over the Yankees. "I...
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    USA Today Sports
    September 05, 2019 - 11:07 pm
    Want the good news? Nathan Eovaldi gave up just one run over five innings. And Mookie Betts kept looking like 2018 Mookie Betts, claiming another homer to go along with a double. Then there was everything else. Before the game, it was the news that David Price has had a setback with his left wrist...
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    USA Today Sports
    September 05, 2019 - 9:50 am
    Josh Taylor summed it up after Day 1 of this new world order involving.the Red Sox bullpen. "More people to talk to," he said. "Less places to sit." True enough. The Red Sox are living life with 17 relief pitchers, carrying a total of 21 pitchers overall on what is a 36-man active roster. It is not...
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    USA Today Sports
    September 05, 2019 - 12:16 am
    This was the plan that worked so well in 2018 and has finally seemingly kicked in for 2019. Mookie Betts, leadoff hitter, jumping all over the first good pitch he sees. Two pitches. Two home runs. This time that's exactly what happened during the Red Sox' 6-2 win over the Twins Wednesday night with...
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    September 04, 2019 - 9:50 pm
    Brian Johnson and Josh Taylor may have made history Tuesday. If nothing else, it was certainly the rarest of rare Fenway Park moments: two left-handed pitchers were warming up in the home bullpen at the same time. Why such an occurrence might seem commonplace, it is anything but. For that, you can...
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