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Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia
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Ryan Hannable
May 12, 2019 - 12:21 pm
When Dustin Pedroia was scratched with minor knee soreness in Double-A Portland Saturday night, many expected the worse. But, following an update from Alex Cora Sunday morning, maybe things aren't as bad as they may seem. Pedroia was even going to play Sunday, but Portland was rained out. “He was...
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Ryan Hannable
May 12, 2019 - 10:42 am
After collecting hits in back-to-back games, Jackie Bradley Jr. will start on the bench in Sunday's Mother's Day series finale against the Mariners at Fenway Park. Mookie Betts will shift to center field and J.D. Martinez will get the start in right field. Eduardo Nunez will serve as the designated...
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Red Sox visit President Trump
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WEEI
May 09, 2019 - 5:01 pm
The Red Sox visited the White House and President Trump on Thursday to celebrate their 2018 World Series championship. Check out some photos from the ceremony in the slideshow above.
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Mike Cratty
May 09, 2019 - 2:20 pm
The Red Sox can thank Andrew Benintendi's go-ahead home run in the 12th inning Wednesday night, along with Jackie Bradley Jr.'s game-saving home run robbery in the 11th, for why they are back at .500 for the first time since the second game of the season. In his last seven games, Benintendi is...
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Alex Reimer
May 08, 2019 - 4:01 pm
The Boston Globe has blocked numerous comments to its articles about the Red Sox’ upcoming White House visit, including some that don’t appear to violate any editorial standards, unless one counts being critical of team owner and publisher John Henry as inappropriate. Northeastern journalism...
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Ryan Hannable
May 08, 2019 - 3:57 pm
Michael Chavis has been one of the best stories on the Red Sox this season as he's made an immediate impact since being called up a few weeks ago. Once the team gets healthy, playing time might become limited, so in order to keep him in the lineup perhaps he could see some time in the outfield. “He...
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Ryan Hannable
May 08, 2019 - 3:40 pm
Red Sox manager Alex Cora won't be attending the White House on Thursday as the team is honored for winning the World Series. He and several players have opted to skip the visit and will return to Boston after Wednesday's game. Appearing on Ordway, Merloni & Fauria Wednesday, Cora explained his...
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Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price
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Nick Friar
May 06, 2019 - 1:12 pm
Not long after the Red Sox announced he was headed to the 10-day injured list , David Price took to Twitter bring further attention to Alex Cora’s decision to not visit the White House . Cora waited until Sunday in Chicago to make his official announcement on the matter, previously explaining he...
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David Price
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Ryan Hannable
May 06, 2019 - 11:56 am
The Red Sox have yet another injury to their starting rotation. On Monday, David Price was placed on the 10-day injured list with left elbow tendinitis retroactive to May 3. To fill his spot on the roster, right-handed pitcher Ryan Weber was selected to the active major league roster from Triple-A...
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Alex Reimer
May 06, 2019 - 11:53 am
Hurricane Maria was one of the deadliest natural disasters in U.S. history, killing nearly 3,000 Puerto Ricans and ravaging the poverty-stricken island. In response, President Donald Trump has insulted the territory’s political leaders , continually rebuffed relief efforts , lied about how much aid...
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