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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    July 17, 2019 - 8:44 am
    Andrew Cashner isn't going to be the Red Sox' savior. We were reminded of that Tuesday night. Don't get it wrong, despite the starter's uninspired debut with the Sox this was still a good move for Dave Dombrowski to make. You gave up two 17-year-olds for one of the hottest pitchers in the American...
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    July 16, 2019 - 7:32 am
    Monday Eduardo Nunez was sent on his way. A few hours later Michael Chavis, the player who had taken Nunez's skill-set to another level, was launching a first-inning grand slam over the left-field wall. This was the latest punctuation to a presence few were anticipating when this season rolled...
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    USA Today Sports
    July 15, 2019 - 8:55 pm
    Mitch Moreland could have spent his day facing Triple-A pitchers while coming back from his quad injury. Instead, the Red Sox first baseman chose to square off with Nathan Eovaldi during the pitcher's live batting practice at Fenway Park Monday afternoon. Bold choice. "I swung against Nathan," said...
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    July 15, 2019 - 7:34 pm
    Eduardo Nunez left his mark since joining the Red Sox midway through the 2017 season. Before injuring his knee, the infielder supplied the Sox with instant offense during their run toward the postseason two years ago, hitting .321 with a .892 OPS after being acquired from the Giants. And then he...
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    USA Today Sports
    July 15, 2019 - 9:11 am
    This is a results business, and the overall result for the Red Sox wasn't what they were hoping for: One win in three games against the Dodgers at Fenway Park. There were a few items, besides just the back-to-back losses to Los Angeles, that offered discomfort for Alex Cora's crew. Most notably,...
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    July 14, 2019 - 8:11 pm
    Andrew Cashner is officially on the Red Sox roster. The starting pitcher, who was acquired from Baltimore Saturday in exchange for minor-leaguers Noelberth Romero and Elio Prado, arrived at Fenway Park just prior to Sunday night's game against the Dodgers, taking the field with a No. 48 Red Sox...
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    USA Today Sports
    July 14, 2019 - 7:26 am
    It's really not that complicated. The Red Sox' success was primarily built on the backs of their starting pitchers, and nobody's back was supposed to be bigger, stronger and more reliable than Chris Sale. This was the pitcher who represented the optimism when it came to Alex Cora's club's chances...
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    July 13, 2019 - 2:59 pm
    Sandy Leon will be catching Chris Sale Saturday, but that doesn't mean Christian Vazquez will be starting on the bench. Red Sox manager Alex Cora has Vazquez starting at first base against the Dodgers. It marks the second time this season Vazquez has manned first base, having played one inning at...
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    USA Today Sports
    July 12, 2019 - 11:04 pm
    This was the plan all along, it just took 91 games for it to kick in. Eduardo Rodriguez dominates for seven innings, giving up just one run. The offense tears up Fenway Park, led by home runs from Rafael Devers, Christian Vazquez and Xander Bogaerts. And the Red Sox go up against one of baseball's...
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    July 12, 2019 - 11:20 am
    The father of Celtics draft pick Tremont Waters was found dead in a West Haven, Conn. hotel room Thursday. Ed Waters was 49. According to the Stamford Advocate, Ed Waters was unresponsive when found on the floor of the Super 8 Motel after police were called to the scene after a report of a sick and...
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