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
    September 19, 2019 - 10:33 pm
    Jarren Duran isn't much of a secret anymore. The outfielder was named Baseball America's Single-A Player of the Year and the Red Sox' Minor League Baserunner of the Year. When it comes to Red Sox prospects, he is at the top of most lists. There is, however, one piece of Duran's puzzle that few...
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    USA Today Sports
    September 18, 2019 - 7:07 am
    The night started out with as much of a spring in its step as could be possible considering the circumstances. With less than two weeks left in both their seasons, the Red Sox and Giants showed up at Fenway Park Tuesday night and participated what was an entertaining baseball game for a while...
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    USA Today Sports
    September 17, 2019 - 6:37 am
    David Ortiz looks the same. He sounds the same. But things can never be totally the same. For that, the former Red Sox slugger can thank that night on June 9. That is when Ortiz was shot and ultimately came very close to losing his life. "The only thing that made me mad was when you look at the...
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    USA Today Sports
    September 16, 2019 - 8:36 am
    The here and the now is interesting enough when it comes to the Patriots. When you've started out like Bill Belichick's team has -- going 2-0 while outscoring its opponents 76-3 -- soaking in all that is right with the world is understandable. Then you throw in the controversy surrounding Antonio...
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    USA Today Sports
    September 13, 2019 - 8:17 am
    Let's give Dave Dombrowski credit on this one. The former Red Sox President of Baseball Operations prioritized two players when talking contract extensions this past spring training: Chris Sale and Xander Bogaerts. There is plenty of criticism to go around when it comes to the idea of targeting...
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    USA Today Sports
    September 13, 2019 - 7:23 am
    For the first time since the Antonio Brown signing became official Julian Edelman weighed in on his new teammate. Making his weekly appearance on the Greg Hill Show, Edelman discussed the dynamic Brown has brought to the Patriots during what has been a tumultuous first week with his new team. "...
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    USA Today Sports
    September 12, 2019 - 7:09 am
    You might be able to cross one familiar name off the list of potential candidates to replace Dave Dombrowski. Then again ... Arizona Diamondbacks CEO Derrick Hall threw cold water on the idea of former Red Sox assistant GM Mike Hazen returning to Boston, telling the Arizona Republic via text, "I...
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    USA Today Sports
    September 11, 2019 - 11:46 am
    It was a significant shift when the Red Sox gave Dave Dombrowski the title of President of Baseball Operations. The organization had never designated such a responsibility, one where all decisions regarding things related to the baseball-playing element of the organization definitively fell to one...
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    USA Today Sports
    September 11, 2019 - 7:58 am
    The Red Sox escaped the country, but they can't escape their problems. Dave Dombrowski is gone and the smoke is starting to clear in terms of that bit of chaos. What is left behind can be construed as an uncomfortable situation, one which was put on display in some ways at Rogers Centre Tuesday...
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