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Boston Red Sox spring training
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WEEI
February 13, 2019 - 12:49 pm
Baseball is back! The Red Sox officially opened spring training on Wednesday with the first official pitchers and catchers workout. Check out some photos from the day in the slideshow above. Dave Dombrowski addressed the media Wednesday as well, and said he's happy with the Sox' bullpen options ...
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John Tomase
February 13, 2019 - 11:40 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Dave Dombrowski admits he's old-fashioned. He likes having a closer. Whether that man will be Craig Kimbrel or not remains to be seen. Dombrowski reiterated on Wednesday that he's happy with the internal options to replace Kimbrel, an All-Star closer who remains unsigned as...
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John Tomase
February 12, 2019 - 11:17 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Steven Wright answered questions about Steven Wright on Tuesday, but the fatalists among us swore he was discussing Dustin Pedroia. The two underwent the same cutting-edge cartilage restoration procedure prior to last season and both eventually broke down. Wright at least...
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Win, dance, repeat.
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John Tomase
February 12, 2019 - 3:22 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- You may have thought Jackie Bradley's 2018 was pretty great defensively. He won a Gold Glove and seemingly made two highlight reel catches a week. Bradley has a different take. "Last year was probably, maybe my worst, in my mind," Bradley said outside JetBlue Park on Tuesday,...
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Alex Reimer
February 12, 2019 - 10:43 am
The Red Sox may not have made any significant changes so far this offseason, but the beat has undergone a shakeup just days before the start of Spring Training. Evan Drellich will not return to NBC Sports Boston for the 2019 campaign, he announced Tuesday on “Mut & Callahan.” His contract with...
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Frank Robinson
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John Tomase
February 08, 2019 - 12:02 pm
Was the death of a beloved Hall of Famer the right time to grind an axe about your hatred of baseball's most polarizing stat? If you're Bill James, of course it was! The father of Sabermetrics and a long-time advisor to the Red Sox, James found himself on the receiving end of an even more beloved...
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Alex Reimer
February 06, 2019 - 10:45 am
MLB and its player union are reportedly discussing some major rule changes that would significantly alter the game. It’s about time somebody thought of an idea grander than the pitch clock. In the midst of another tepid offseason –– more than 100 players, including Bryce Harper and Manny Machado,...
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