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David Ortiz
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John Tomase
March 03, 2019 - 12:18 pm
David Ortiz wanted to bust some balls in the time-honored tradition of pregame stretching, but it turns out class was in session. The all-time Red Sox great visited Fort Myers on Saturday in his role as advisor or special assistant or whatever honorary title the team has bestowed upon him, and what...
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John Tomase
March 02, 2019 - 11:44 am
The Red Sox announced one-year deals with 17 players on Saturday, including postseason heroes Andrew Benintendi, Ryan Brasier, and Rafael Devers. With the agreements in place for these pre-arbitration players, all players on the big league roster are now under contract for 2019. Here's the full...
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John Tomase
March 01, 2019 - 11:37 am
Rajon Rondo's heart will always be in Boston, apparently. The Lakers guard was recently caught in camera before a game vs. the Pelicans mimicking a very familiar windup in a pregame goof with teammate JaVale McGee. Take a look for yourself as Rondo pretty expertly mirrors the crane setup and...
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John Tomase
March 01, 2019 - 10:22 am
It's now the Toronto Blue Jays' turn to see if they can figure out the enigma of Clay Buchholz. The former Red Sox right-hander has agreed to a deal with the Jays, according to MLB.com , and will compete for a spot either at the back of their rotation or in the bullpen. Though Buchholz frequently...
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John Tomase
March 01, 2019 - 9:51 am
Start spreading the news: Aaron Judge wouldn't change a thing. Speaking to the New York Post on Thursday, the Yankees slugger said he had no regrets about playing, "New York, New York" on a boombox outside the Red Sox clubhouse after winning Game 2 of the American League Division Series at Fenway...
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Bryce Harper
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Scott McLaughlin
February 28, 2019 - 3:23 pm
Bryce Harper's waiting paid off. With exactly one month to go until Opening Day of the 2019 season, the biggest name on the free agent market has finally agreed to his megadeal. According to multiple reports, Harper has agreed to a massive 13-year, $330 million deal with the Philadelphia Phillies...
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Romell Jordan
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John Tomase
February 27, 2019 - 6:03 pm
The Red Sox were devastated on Wednesday by the death of Romell Jordan, Blake Swihart's adopted brother. What many of them probably didn't know was Jordan's story. A star athlete in his own right, Jordan was adopted by Swihart's family during high school. He was a football star at Cleveland High in...
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Michael Chavis
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John Tomase
February 27, 2019 - 4:22 pm
When the Red Sox drafted Michael Chavis in the first round of the 2014 draft, everyone from general manager Ben Cherington to scouting director Amiel Sawdaye noted the high schooler's prodigious power potential. Reaching that point has taken time, with some significant detours along the way. First...
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