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
    December 27, 2018 - 9:14 pm
    Praise and adulation aren't difficult to find when you're the manager of a World Series winner. But this was a next-level tip of the chapeau. Meet Cora Ruth Trunfio. This story starts with two passionate Red Sox fans and is punctuated at 2:41 a.m. on the morning of Dec. 23. "We both grew up in...
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    December 22, 2018 - 10:24 am
    A familiar face is in line to rejoin the Red Sox. Bryce Brentz, who was traded from the Sox to Pittsburgh during last spring training, is on the verge of finalizing a minor-league deal to sign with Boston, according to a major league source. The 29-year-old spent the majority of 2018 in the Mets'...
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    USA Today Sports
    December 21, 2018 - 8:24 am
    The Red Sox are known to be looking for a late-inning reliever. After Thursday, their options are seem to be shrinking. A flurry of news regarding the relieving market came out Thursday night, perhaps highlighted by Andrew Miller reportedly closing in on a multi-year deal with St. Louis. The other...
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    USA Today Sports
    December 20, 2018 - 10:17 am
    To understand what we're dealing with when it comes to Robert Williams III we have to go back almost exactly one year. It was on Dec. 5, 2017, in the Valley of the Sun Shootout. Texas A&M vs. Arizona. More importantly to NBA general managers in attendance, Williams vs. Deandre Ayton. Google...
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    USA Today Sports
    December 19, 2018 - 9:35 am
    The minor-league signings of guys with significant major league experience continue for the Red Sox. According to a major league source, the Sox have inked former White Sox reliever Zach Putnam to minor-league deal with an invitation to big league spring training. The 31-year-old right-hander...
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    USA Today Sports
    December 18, 2018 - 12:44 pm
    The Red Sox are loading up on depth. After signing an outfielder with significant major league experience in Gorkys Hernandez to a minor-league deal, the Sox appear to be close to reeling in another potential depth option, this time in the form of pitcher Erasmo Ramirez. The deal has yet to be...
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    USA Today Sports
    December 18, 2018 - 11:20 am
    The Anthony Davis to the Celtics rumors can't be killed. The latest round of rumblings comes from Adrian Wojnarowski's podcast with ESPN colleague Zach Lowe where the NBA insider reminded the world Danny Ainge really, really likes the New Orleans' All-Star center. "Boston has been hawking Anthony...
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    USA Today Sports
    December 18, 2018 - 10:47 am
    The Red Sox used to make a living off locking guys up early. Josh Beckett in 2006. Dustin Pedroia twice. Jon Lester. Kevin Youkilis. And on a much smaller scale, Christian Vazquez committed to his three-year deal with a club option that wiped out two years of arbitration-eligibility. It's also...
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    USA Today Sports
    December 14, 2018 - 9:00 am
    The Red Sox had some interest in bringing back Joe Kelly. Just not enough. In his first interview since agreeing to a three-year, $25 million deal with the Dodgers, Joe Kelly appeared on the Bradfo Sho podcast to explain why he chose the Dodgers. Kelly went on to explain that Los Angeles was the...
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    USA Today Sports
    December 13, 2018 - 9:49 pm
    Joe Kelly was clearly enamored by the idea of going to the Dodgers. After meeting with team president Andrew Friedman for almost three hours last Friday, Kelly came away impressed with how Los Angeles viewed the pitcher's evolution, future and predicted role. Dodger Stadium was also just a few...
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