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Rob Bradford
June 15, 2018 - 10:41 am
Three weeks from Friday, the Red Sox parted ways with Hanley Ramirez. That's 21 days since the team's former No. 3 hitter abruptly stopped playing baseball without any apparent injury. And it was one week after that Ramirez officially became free to sign with any team in baseball. The last we heard...
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Rob Bradford
June 15, 2018 - 10:08 am
It was just one sentence at the end of his postgame evaluation of David Price. But the statement summed up everything you need to know when it comes to the Red Sox and their starting pitcher. "He's right where we want him to be," Cora told reporters after his team's 2-1 win over the Mariners...
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Alex Reimer
June 15, 2018 - 9:36 am
Jerry Remy ate grasshoppers in the broadcast booth Thursday and did not appear to like them. Midway through the Red Sox’ 2-1 victory over the Mariners, the beloved color analyst shoved some of Safeco Field’s chipotle lime grasshoppers into his mouth. The toasted critters are dusted in a chili-lime...
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Lucy Burdge
June 15, 2018 - 9:34 am
Donald Trump tweeted on Friday thanking everyone for the compliments for securing the 2026 World Cup for North America and also thanked Robert Kraft for his “excellent advice” in helping “Thank you for all of the compliments on getting the World Cup to come to the U.S.A., Mexico and Canada. I...
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Lucy Burdge
June 15, 2018 - 6:46 am
Welcome to Friday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . FRIDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Chicago Cubs at St. Louis, 8 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Boston at Seattle, 10:10 p.m. (NESN, WEEI-FM 93.7) AROUND THE WEB...
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Rob Bradford
June 14, 2018 - 9:42 pm
Things may be starting to turn around for last year's Red Sox first-round pick Tanner Houck. Having struggled through the majority of his first full professional season, the righty starter turned in six no-hit innings for Single-A Salem Thursday night. The performance almost led to a combined no-...
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Ryan Hannable
June 14, 2018 - 8:48 pm
The Patriots are not quite done before taking almost a month off. According to ESPN's Mike Reiss , the team and long snapper Joe Cardona have agreed on a four-year contract extension. He was scheduled to be a free agent following the 2018 season. Cardona has been with the Patriots since 2015 when...
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Sara Civian
June 14, 2018 - 5:34 pm
Remember this? Martin Bakoš scores slick shootout goal vs France.... -- pic.twitter.com/zjCIdC3E6v — Robert Söderlind (@HockeyWebCast) April 29, 2018 Apparently the Bruins remember. The team announced Thursday that it signed the goal-scorer, Martin Bakos, to a one-year, two-way contract with a cap...
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Ryan Hannable
June 14, 2018 - 5:13 pm
The Patriots have three quarterbacks on their roster, but it seems like they're doing some due diligence in case of an emergency. According to multiple reports, New England hosted third-year quarterback Christian Hackenberg for a visit on Thursday. The Raiders acquired him from the Jets in exchange...
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Connor Donahue
June 14, 2018 - 4:15 pm
Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts returned from a 14-game absence Monday in Baltimore and jumped right back into the swing of things, despite the lack of a rehab stint. Betts, who was sidelined with a left abdomen strain, was expected to make a rehab assignment before rejoining the club. His manager...
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