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.

NTS Shows/Hosts/Authors Recent Content Multiple Columns

    Blog Post
    Marty Walsh has an idea
    USA Today Sports
    January 08, 2020 - 8:37 am
    With the Patriots out of the postseason there is one topic that is dominating the conversations of New England sports fans: Tom Brady's future with or without the Pats. As it turns out the buzz has also been circulating through the hallways of Boston City Hall, as Mayor Marty Walsh explained when...
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    Red Sox luxury tax
    USA Today Sports
    January 07, 2020 - 3:01 pm
    The Red Sox have spent just more than $10 million on free agents at this writing. That went to Martin Perez ($6.5 million), Jose Peraza ($3 million) and Kevin Plawecki ($900,000). Needless to say, that's not the Washington Nationals. The Twitter account @RedSoxPayroll has updated its Google doc for...
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    Alex Cora stares
    USA Today Sports
    January 07, 2020 - 10:50 am
    The biggest controversy of Major League Baseball's offseason has now leaked into the world of the Red Sox. Multiple sources who were with the Red Sox during their World Series-winning 2018 season have told The Athletic that the team illegally used the video room to assist in stealing sign-...
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    Tom Brady wears a hat
    USA Today Sports
    January 06, 2020 - 10:06 am
    There is a lot to pick through when it comes to figuring out whether or not Tom Brady will be back in a Patriots uniform. For those who have leaned on the fact that previous iconic quarterbacks ended their respective careers with another team, former NFL wide receiver -- and current FoxSports NFL...
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    Sam Travis has been DFAd
    USA Today Sports
    January 02, 2020 - 3:46 pm
    At one point in the 2019 season, it was believed that Sam Travis might get a crack at finding a regular role on the major-league roster in 2020 with the Red Sox. That now seems like the longest of long shots. The Red Sox announced Wednesday that to make room on the 40-man roster for recently...
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    Kevin Plawecki is a Red Sox
    USA Today Sports
    January 02, 2020 - 1:41 pm
    The Red Sox continue to work around the edges of their major league roster. Wednesday it was time to find a backup catcher. According to a major league source, the Sox have agreed to a major-league deal with catcher Kevin Plawecki, a former first-round draft pick who spent last season with the...
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    Blog Post
    Rich Hill signed with the Twins
    USA Today Sports
    December 31, 2019 - 12:42 pm
    The starting pitchers keep coming off the board with one notable name finding a new home Tuesday. The Twins announced that they signed both Homer Bailey and Rich Hill (both on one-year deals). WEEI.com has learned via a major league source that Hill's deal is for a guaranteed $3 million with an...
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    Mookie Betts is still a Red Sox
    USA Today Sports
    December 30, 2019 - 11:26 am
    The Red Sox are not actively shopping Mookie Betts. According to major league sources, this is the reality when it comes to how Chaim Bloom and Co. are approaching the situation involving their star outfielder this offseason. This does not mean the Red Sox aren't listening to offers regarding Betts...
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    Jayson Tatum is good
    USA Today Sports
    December 28, 2019 - 9:25 am
    The first reminder of how Danny Ainge has usually led the Celtics down the right path when it comes to the NBA Draft appeared Friday afternoon when Brad Stevens waxed poetic about the merits of Cleveland's newest acquisition Dante Exum. Exum is the 6-foot-6 point guard who was being identified by...
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    Marcus Smart is still out
    USA Today Sports
    December 27, 2019 - 2:57 pm
    For an eighth straight game, the Celtics had to be without the player considered by many to be the heart and soul of their team, Marcus Smart. Prior to the Celts' game against the Cavaliers at TD Garden Friday afternoon Brad Stevens offered an update on Smart, who last played Dec. due to a left eye...
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