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John Tomase
December 11, 2018 - 4:48 pm
The Red Sox are reportedly entertaining trade offers for Rick Porcello, Xander Bogaerts, and Jackie Bradley Jr. in an effort to clear salary from the game's highest payroll, according to a report from USA Today's Bob Nightengale. Per Nightengale ( via Twitter ): "The Boston # Redsox , trying to...
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Alex Reimer
December 11, 2018 - 1:07 pm
Jess Mendoza’s presence on ESPN is only going to increase. The WorldWide Leader announced Tuesday it has re-signed Mendoza to a multi-year extension to remain on “Sunday Night Baseball.” In addition, Mendoza will make more studio appearances across ESPN’s various platforms. "Being in New York for...
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Alex Reimer
December 11, 2018 - 11:54 am
Tim Neverett has decided not to return to Red Sox radio broadcasts next season, Entercom announced Tuesday. The company will immediately begin searching for his replacement to sit alongside Joe Castiglione for the 2019 season. “We thank Tim for his efforts and contributions over the years,”...
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Kenyan Drake
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John Tomase
December 11, 2018 - 11:44 am
In the immediate aftermath of Sunday's shocking 34-33 defeat to the Dolphins, Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy posed a question: is this the worst non-playoff loss in Boston sports history? All due respect to the Hall of Fame writer, but not even close! Shaughnessy should know this as well as anyone...
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Chris Sale
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John Tomase
December 10, 2018 - 11:02 pm
As far as Chris Sale is concerned, Chris Sale’s shoulder is no one’s business but Chris Sale’s. That’s why specifics have been hard to come by since the ace Red Sox left-hander first hit the disabled list on July 31 with mild shoulder inflammation. And it’s why the team offered nothing more than a...
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Red Sox celebrate walkoff win
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Alex Reimer
December 10, 2018 - 1:52 pm
This is the greatest day of Gerry Callahan’s life –– well, besides Donald J. Trump’s inauguration. ESPN announced Monday it is moving “Sunday Night Baseball” up one hour this season, meaning games will start shortly after 7 p.m. That means Callahan will likely have to wait until October for...
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Harold Baines
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John Tomase
December 10, 2018 - 9:01 am
Harold Baines did nothing to deserve this. He spent 22 years in the big leagues, made six All-Star teams, and recorded more than 2,800 hits. Prior to Sunday, you’d probably have summarized his career with, “Really good player. Too bad he’ll be forgotten.” Not anymore. On Sunday night, whatever they...
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USA Today Sports
John Tomase
December 06, 2018 - 5:49 pm
The Red Sox officially announced Nathan Eovaldi's four-year contract on Thursday night, welcoming back into the fold their most unlikely postseason hero. Eovaldi's deal is reportedly worth $67.5 million. "We’re very happy to have Nathan back with us," president of baseball operations Dave...
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