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John Tomase
October 18, 2018 - 7:38 pm
Alex Cora has one possible explanation for Craig Kimbrel's mystifying struggles this postseason – he's tipping his slider. Kimbrel allowed a run for a fourth straight postseason outing on Wednesday, and it took a diving catch from Andrew Benintendi to keep him from allowing three more in what would...
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John Tomase
October 18, 2018 - 6:22 pm
There's only one way Chris Sale won't start Game 6 of the American League Championship Series on Saturday -- if the Red Sox end the series on Thursday, in which case Sale will start Game 1 of the World Series against either the Dodgers or Brewers. Speaking to reporters before Game 5 of the ALCS in...
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Ryan Hannable
October 18, 2018 - 5:55 pm
FOXBORO -- While the Patriots have 11 players on their injury report, the Bears may have more concerns. It was the same injury report as Wednesday for the Patriots as Marcus Cannon did not participate and 10 others were limited. For the Bears, linebacker Kahlil Mack missed his second straight...
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Ryan Hannable
October 18, 2018 - 5:34 pm
FOXBORO -- Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower had arguably his best game of the season last Sunday against the Chiefs. Hightower was all over the field and had an interception of Patrick Mahomes, which set up a first half touchdown for the Patriots. The linebacker has noted he's still working his...
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Rob Bradford
October 18, 2018 - 4:21 pm
HOUSTON -- Mitch Moreland is making his return to the Red Sox' starting lineup. The first baseman, who hasn't started since injuring his right hamstring in Game 2 of the American League Division Series, is getting the nod against Astros ace Justin Verlander in Game 5 of the American League...
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Ryan Hannable
October 18, 2018 - 3:41 pm
FOXBORO -- Malcolm Butler hasn't got off to the best of starts to his career with the Titans. Pro Football Focus has ranked Butler as one of the worst corners in the league. Titans coach Mike Vrabel said his issues are technique-related, and the cornerback seemed to agree. “Most definitely,” Butler...
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Ryan Hannable
October 18, 2018 - 2:22 pm
FOXBORO -- Marcus Cannon was missing from the start of Thursday's practice, which will be his second straight missed session. This makes it unlikely he will be able to play Sunday against the Bears. With most teams this might be cause for concern by losing its starting right tackle, but the...
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Alex Reimer
October 18, 2018 - 1:38 pm
Fear not, Red Sox fans with jobs. If you missed Andrew Benintendi’s incredible catch to clinch Game 4 in the wee hours of the morning, the ratings say you are not alone. ALCS Game 4 on TBS garnered a 20.5 household rating in Boston and 4.7 number nationally, according to the Boston Globe’s Chad...
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Alex Reimer
October 18, 2018 - 11:41 am
Call it the anti-Roger Goodell approach. Major League Baseball issued a statement Wednesday saying it will not conduct an additional investigation over charges about the Astros stealing signs. In Game 1 of the ALCS, the Red Sox ejected an unauthorized Houston employee from the media well after he...
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Ryan Hannable
October 18, 2018 - 11:36 am
Apparently, the Astros aren't the only team that has drawn the attention of Major League Baseball this postseason with some shady business. According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports , MLB was alerted to an illegal coach on one of the Red Sox and Yankees' benches during the ALDS, and he was asked to...
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