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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    November 08, 2018 - 11:20 am
    Life is good for Mookie Betts, and it only figures to get better. Just a few days removed from his 26th birthday the Red Sox outfielder won a World Series and welcomed his first child into the world. And in one week he will likely be named American League MVP. Then comes the really interesting...
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    November 07, 2018 - 4:53 pm
    Don't expect another pursuit similar to what we witnessed last offseason. According to a major league source, the Red Sox' interest in the most highly-touted Japanese pitcher on the market this offseason, Yusei Kikuchi, is viewed as lukewarm. The 27-year-old is slated to be posted by the Seibu...
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    November 07, 2018 - 2:49 pm
    Low risk, high reward. It's what every team is looking for when scouring through the free agent market. That's why Drew Pomeranz's existence should be of some interest to the Red Sox. "We’ll see what happens," the free agent lefty pitcher told WEEI.com "I literally have no idea what to expect, or...
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    November 07, 2018 - 1:56 pm
    Craig Kimbrel figures to have some options heading into this offseason. One them might be landing in Philadelphia. According to Jon Morosi of MLB.com the Phillies are interested in Kimbrel heading free agency, with the closer also figuring to get some attention from the Red Sox, Atlanta and St...
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    November 07, 2018 - 9:06 am
    Of course, the Yankees would love to have Chris Sale. But their general manager has absolutely no regrets about not making a deal for the lefty ace two years ago when presented the opportunity. Speaking at the general managers' meetings in Carlsbad, Calif. Brian Cashman told reporters that the...
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    November 05, 2018 - 2:43 pm
    Winning the World Series MVP was a nice feather in Steve Pearce's cap. But that should have nothing to do with the Red Sox' desire to re-sign the 35-year-old. The impetus for the Red Sox investing is Pearce is clear-cut: He might be their best option. On the Sox' to-do list this offseason finding a...
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    USA Today Sports
    November 05, 2018 - 1:01 pm
    What do the Red Sox need? Usually heading into the GM meetings -- which are unfolding the next few days in Carlsbad, Calif. -- it's pretty clear there is a priority. Last year it was getting someone who could hit the ball out of the park. Hence, J.D. Martinez. This time the conversation is a bit...
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    November 04, 2018 - 6:24 pm
    The Red Sox were well represented when it came to the announcement of this season's American League Rawlings Gold Glove Award winners. Both Mookie Betts and Jackie Bradley Jr. earned the award for their work in the outfield, with Ian Kinsler getting the nod at second base. For Bradley Jr. it was...
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    November 02, 2018 - 12:45 pm
    Joe Kelly's free agent existence would seem to be a complex one. The 30-year-old is hitting the open market on a high note, having dominated throughout the Red Sox' postseason run, punctuating his playoffs by striking out the side in the eighth inning of the World Series-clinching Game 5. In nine...
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    November 02, 2018 - 10:25 am
    Back in 2007, the sign held up by Red Sox players along the parade route read "Re-sign Mike Lowell." The third baseman was a free agent-to-be, coming off a World Series MVP and viewed by his teammates as a central cog to helping them repeat. The 2018 version? David Price's Instagram offered that...
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