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
    March 19, 2019 - 7:53 am
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- This most likely isn't any sort of American League East game-changer, but it certainly seems like a no-lose proposition for the Yankees. With ace Luis Severino (shoulder) out until May, New York has added some veteran depth, agreeing to terms on a minor-league deal with starter...
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    USA Today Sports
    March 18, 2019 - 5:23 pm
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- It's not exactly an unwritten rule, but sometimes it certainly seems illegible. When a pitcher is tipping his pitches it's time to break out the code. That's exactly what happened after Matt Barnes revealed Monday afternoon that his problems against the Twins at Hammond Stadium...
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    USA Today Sports
    March 18, 2019 - 11:27 am
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Dustin Pedroia understands the Red Sox' decision to hold him back in Fort Myers when the 2019 season kicks off in Seattle. But he certainly doesn't sound like someone who necessarily believes he needs such an approach. "It is what it is. I didn’t really think about it. I think...
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    USA Today Sports
    March 18, 2019 - 10:17 am
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Alex Cora wanted to make it very clear: there have been no setbacks when it comes to Dustin Pedroia's return. That said, the initial hope that the second baseman would be leading off Opening Day for the Red Sox in Seattle on March 28 is now out the window. Cora announced Monday...
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    USA Today Sports
    March 18, 2019 - 9:26 am
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- There were no real surprises when it came to the Red Sox' latest round of cuts Monday. But it did put the potential Opening Day roster in somewhat sharper focus. The team announced early Monday morning that it had reassigned 11 players to minor-league camp, leaving 36 players in...
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    March 14, 2019 - 4:23 pm
    Durbin Feltman left quite a first impression. The Red Sox' third-round pick from last June's draft has always been considered to be on the fast track to the majors having dominated as a closer for TCU. He did nothing to dissuade the notion that the righty might be close to big-league ready during...
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    USA Today Sports
    March 14, 2019 - 6:52 am
    You wanted change, you got at least a little change. According to The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal and ESPN's Jeff Passan Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players' Association have agreed upon two fairly significant adjustments, neither of which impact the actual game itself. The...
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    USA Today Sports
    March 13, 2019 - 11:19 am
    Make no mistake about it, Dave Dombrowski is gambling. And as we sit here the cards aren't exactly trending in the right direction. The Red Sox' president of baseball operations has constructed arguably the most talented roster in the game, offering a fair level of certainty at almost every spot...
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    USA Today Sports
    March 12, 2019 - 10:12 am
    And then, out of nowhere, there were a whole bunch of empty lockers in the Red Sox' clubhouse at JetBlue Park. Dave Dombrowski and Alex Cora made their first sweep through the Sox' spring training roster Tuesday, announcing 11 players would be sent out of big league camp. Optioned to Triple-A...
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