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Ryan Hannable
October 22, 2018 - 3:36 pm
The Red Sox have officially set their rotation for Games 1 and 2 of the World Series. It was already known Chris Sale would start Game 1, and then on Monday Red Sox manager Alex Cora confirmed David Price will start Game 2. "David is pitching Game 2," Cora said. "David is pitching Game 2, and as...
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John Tomase
October 21, 2018 - 2:48 pm
The Red Sox will likely carry 11 pitchers in the World Series, manager Alex Cora said on Sunday. While the Red Sox could choose to carry an extra pitcher, they prefer the flexibility of a 14th position player, particularly since it lets them pinch hit for their catchers. “With us, it’s not about...
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Ryan Hannable
October 19, 2018 - 4:53 pm
Earlier in the week, it was learned an Astros employee trying to spy on the Red Sox was removed from a media-credentialed area during Game 1 of the ALCS at Fenway Park. Speaking in Houston prior to Game 4 , Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said his organization was "playing defense," insinuating...
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Ryan Hannable
October 19, 2018 - 4:36 pm
The Red Sox don't know who they will play in the World Series yet, but it appears they know the top of their rotation. On Ordway, Merloni & Fauria Friday afternoon, manager Alex Cora indicated Chris Sale will start Game 1 and David Price "most likely" will start Game 2. These games will be at...
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Ryan Hannable
October 19, 2018 - 11:31 am
Red Sox manager Alex Cora normally doesn't address media criticism, but after the ALCS Thursday night, he made an exception as it related to a comment made about David Price. "There was a lot of noise," Cora told reporters afterwards. "I was saying today that -- I don't want to pick battles with...
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Ryan Hannable
October 16, 2018 - 11:31 pm
Maybe this is bigger than first thought. On Tuesday, Danny Picard of Metro Boston reported that during Game 1 of the ALCS Fenway Park security removed a man from the media-credentialed area next to the Red Sox dugout who claimed to be an Astros employee. The man had a small camera and was texting...
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Ryan Hannable
October 14, 2018 - 1:12 am
The Red Sox fell to the Astros, 7-2, in Game 1 of the ALCS Saturday night at Fenway Park, except manager Alex Cora didn't see the game past the fifth inning. Cora was ejected following Andrew Benintendi striking out looking with runners on second and third with two outs to end the fifth inning...
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Rob Bradford
October 14, 2018 - 12:13 am
The Red Sox got beat twice Saturday night, once by the Astros and once by themselves. The last time we saw Alex Cora and his club prior to Game 1 of the American League Championship Series all was right with their world. Chris Sale looked sharp while serving as eighth-inning savior. Eduardo Nunez...
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Ryan Hannable
October 13, 2018 - 10:21 pm
For the second straight season, the Red Sox have seen their manager get ejected in a postseason game. Last year it was John Farrell in Game 4 of the ALDS, and this year it's Alex Cora in Game 1 of the ALCS. Following the fifth inning, Cora was ejected by home plate umpire James Hoye for arguing...
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Ryan Hannable
October 13, 2018 - 6:06 pm
Red Sox first baseman Mitch Moreland is on the ALCS roster, but is not starting in Game 1 against Houston right-hander Justin Verlander. Manager Alex Cora acknowledged he isn't 100 percent after suffering a hamstring injury against the Yankees in the ALDS, and also added he actually wasn't...
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