2018 MLB Trade Deadine

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Alex Reimer
July 31, 2018 - 11:37 am
It appears as if the Red Sox are still looking for upgrades in the hours leading up to the MLB trade deadline Tuesday. After acquiring second baseman Ian Kinsler from the Angels Monday, the Sox put in a call to the Nationals about reliever Kelvin Herrera, according to ESPN’s Buster Olney . The Sox...
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Alex Reimer
July 28, 2018 - 12:01 pm
On paper, the 71-win Red Sox are almost a perfect team. They lead all of baseball in runs scored and their starters own the second-lowest ERA in the league. The possibility exists that the rotation will be lousy in October once again, but Dave Dombrowski can’t be blamed for that. The president of...
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Rob Bradford
July 28, 2018 - 11:16 am
The Astros are taking some subtle digs at the Red Sox. First, Houston acquired catcher Martin Maldonado from the Angels, in part to potentially counter the running games of the Red Sox and Indians. And now the Astros got reliever Ryan Pressly. Pressly might not have been one of the bigger names out...
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Rob Bradford
July 28, 2018 - 10:06 am
The trade of Mike Moustakas to the Brewers for two minor-leaguers should have been of some interest to Red Sox fans to begin with. (For more on the trade, click here.) Moustakas was rumored to be headed to the Yankees at one point, with another report stating the Red Sox had actually reached out...
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Rob Bradford
July 27, 2018 - 4:36 pm
Brian Bannister wears many hats in the Red Sox' organization. His official title is as the club's assistant pitching coach, although the former major leaguer's responsibilities obviously stretch well beyond the big major league clubhouse. That was a reality put on display Tuesday night when Jalen...
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Cameron Kerry
July 27, 2018 - 1:21 pm
As the MLB trade deadline is creeps closer, contenders are already making moves to improve their clubs for the postseason. Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic noted that almost every contender had contacted the Twins about relief pitcher Ryan Pressly. Pressly has struck out 69 batters through 47 2/3...
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Rob Bradford
July 27, 2018 - 10:07 am
Did Chris Sale believe he was going to be traded to the Red Sox five months before he actually was? "Nope," the ace said. "I didn’t think I was going to get traded in 2016, in general. The years before that I did just because I didn’t know." Going back to that 2016 non-waiver trade deadline, Sale...
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Rob Bradford
July 27, 2018 - 1:35 am
After his team's 2-1 loss to the Twins, Alex Cora was asked once again if he thought his Red Sox had enough relief pitching. This time, the answer offered a smidgen of uncertainty. (For a complete recap of the Red Sox' loss, click here.) "I don’t know. That’s a good question. It’s a tough question...
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Rob Bradford
July 26, 2018 - 8:57 pm
The Red Sox moved quickly late Tuesday night for good reason. At least two other teams were hot on the trail of Nathan Eovaldi. According to a major league source, both the Dodgers, Braves and Astros were showing strong interest in the righty up until the moment he was dealt to Boston. For Los...
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Rob Bradford
July 25, 2018 - 11:32 pm
BALTIMORE — Let me make this clear: the Red Sox farm system is thin, thin, and thin. Don’t even try and compare it to the Yankees. It will be embarrassing. But let’s stop the dumbest of dumb narratives that suggest because of this reality the Red Sox can’t do trade deadline deals. It’s a lazy take...
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