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Matt Kalman
October 13, 2018 - 10:06 pm
David Pastrnak turned what could have been a game-turning miscue into a spectacular goal and an unlikely assist for Brandon Carlo in the Bruins' 8-2 blowout win over Detroit at TD Garden on Saturday . With the score 0-0 late in the first period, Carlo needed to get to the bench for a change. But...
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Rob Bradford
October 13, 2018 - 10:54 am
Exactly one week from the first day of this American League Championship Series between the Red Sox and Astros Ryan Brasier was spending his morning and afternoon trying to come to grips with what had happened the night before. That Friday night Brasier was introduced to postseason baseball. "I don...
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Rob Bradford
October 13, 2018 - 10:15 am
The Red Sox are going against the grain and staying with 11 pitchers for the American League Championship Series. The Sox have decided to keep their roster from the American League Division Series for the best-of-seven showdown with the Astros. They are the only team among the LCS participants to...
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Rob Bradford
October 13, 2018 - 9:52 am
Remember when Alex Rodriguez almost became a Red Sox after the 2003 season? Well, Friday night we got a glimpse of what might have been. After losing a bet to his Fox Sports co-host David Ortiz regarding the Red Sox' American League Division Series win over the Yankees, Rodriguez was forced to not...
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Rob Bradford
October 13, 2018 - 9:12 am
Few who followed the Red Sox batted an eye on July 26 when the transaction came across. The Angels had traded catcher Martin Maldonado to the Astros in exchange for a Single-A pitcher named Patrick Sandoval and some international bonus slot money. This was, after all, a guy who was hitting just ...
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Rob Bradford
October 12, 2018 - 6:31 pm
While the Red Sox weren't ready to make any announcements regarding their American League Championship Series roster the Astros chose not to wait. Houston manager A.J. Hinch used his media availability at Fenway Park Friday to relay that there will be two changes from the ALDS roster he used in...
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Rob Bradford
October 12, 2018 - 5:58 pm
Watching and listening to Mitch Moreland it sure seems like he is ready to participate as an active member of the Red Sox for the American League Championship Series. The first baseman participated in some light running and fielding drills to test his ailing hamstring, which kept Moreland out of...
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Matt Kalman
October 12, 2018 - 5:32 pm
The most important thing Bruins defenseman Kevan Miller did during the Bruins 4-1 win against Edmonton on Thursday was team up with defense partner Matt Grzelcyk to shut down the Oilers’ second line of Leon Draisaitl, Milan Lucic and Kailer Yamamoto. Playing against the Miller/Grzelcyk pair most of...
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Matt Kalman
October 12, 2018 - 3:28 pm
Expect Joakim Nordstrom to remain on the second line and Ryan Donato to re-enter the lineup when the Bruins host the Detroit Red Wings at TD Garden on Saturday. Nordstrom scored a goal in the Bruins’ 4-1 win against Edmonton on Thursday in his debut skating on left wing on a line with David Krejci...
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Alex Reimer
October 12, 2018 - 3:10 pm
The battle between Rob Gronkowski and Travis Kelce for tight end supremacy has emerged as a subplot for Sunday night’s showdown between the Patriots and Chiefs. Two weeks ago, “Monday Night Football” analyst Booger McFarland proclaimed Kelce was the best tight end in the game, which came on the...
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