Alex Cora

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Rob Bradford
December 12, 2018 - 3:10 am
LAS VEGAS -- The question was posed to Alex Cora Tuesday at the MLB winter meetings: Which player are you looking forward to watching take the next step? "Looking forward to Jackie the whole season," said the Red Sox manager. "That's going to be cool. We had a conversation at Christian (Vazquez's)...
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Rob Bradford
December 11, 2018 - 9:25 pm
LAS VEGAS -- Since putting the World Series in the rearview mirror Alex Cora has repeatedly said the Red Sox aren't going to be resting on their laurels. Tuesday he offered perhaps the first example of the world champs turning the page. Meeting with the media at the MLB winter meetings Cora...
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Rob Bradford
December 07, 2018 - 11:33 pm
Jerry Remy stole the show Wednesday night at Boston Symphony Hall. The NESN analyst was handed the baton for "Sleigh Ride" during the Boston Pops' opening night for their holiday schedule. Remy asked to join Red Sox manager Alex Cora in ringing in the event. Keith Lockhart & the Boston Pops...
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Lucy Burdge
December 07, 2018 - 5:51 am
Welcome to Friday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . FRIDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: Philadelphia at Detroit, 7 p.m. (ESPN) NBA: Golden State at Milwaukee, 9:30 p.m. (ESPN) NHL: St. Louis at Winnipeg, 8 p...
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John Tomase
December 04, 2018 - 9:58 am
The Red Sox have decided to accept a White House invitation, which is their right. After all, America remains a democracy, at least until the shrugging emoji on my doomsday clock stretches his arms over his head. We had a good run. I can’t say I’m surprised. Baseball remains the most vanilla sport...
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Rob Bradford
November 27, 2018 - 9:24 am
The Red Sox gave out 66 full World Series shares. That's more than $416,000 apiece. (To read more about the distribution, click here.) For a guy like Brian Johnson, that's a big deal. It's almost the total the Red Sox pitcher received for spending the entire 2018 season on the major league roster...
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Rob Bradford
November 14, 2018 - 6:16 pm
The Red Sox and Alex Cora have come to an agreement on a contract extension that will commit to the manager through the 2021 season with a team option for 2022. It adds one year to Cora's original contract with an undisclosed in salary. In his first year with the Red Sox Cora was the lowest paid...
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John Tomase
November 13, 2018 - 6:54 pm
Alex Cora arrived in Boston with the goal of winning a World Series. He delivered. It still wasn’t enough to win him the Manager of the Year Award. That honor instead went to Oakland’s Bob Melvin, was selected American League Manager of the Year by members of the Baseball Writers Association of...
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Rob Bradford
November 13, 2018 - 12:26 pm
The American League Manager of the Year is being announced at 6 p.m. Tuesday. According to one national writer, Red Sox followers shouldn't hold their breath when it comes to banking on Alex Cora getting the top nod. Nightengale, the national baseball writer for USA Today, went on to remind his...
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J.D. Martinez
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John Tomase
November 06, 2018 - 10:20 am
J.D. Martinez and Chris Sale played pivotal roles in the Red Sox winning a franchise-record 108 games and the World Series, but neither will be up for year-end awards. Martinez was not named a finalist for MVP, while Sale didn't make the final three in the Cy Young race. Because Sale basically didn...
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