Alex Cora

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Rob Bradford
June 15, 2019 - 5:47 pm
Dustin Pedroia is out of sight, but, as Alex Cora pointed out to reporters Saturday, that doesn't mean he's out of mind. Cora passed along that he has been in communication with the Red Sox' second baseman recently, even with Pedroia spending time away with his family in Northern California. "I...
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Amin Touri
June 13, 2019 - 7:38 pm
It’s been an uncertain year for the Red Sox starting rotation, with injuries forcing Alex Cora to look deep down the depth chart for spot starts in recent weeks. Darwinzon Hernandez was the Tuesday starter, Josh Smith got the ball on Saturday Ryan Weber had two starts at the end of May — the...
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Gabby Guerard
June 12, 2019 - 2:02 pm
Even while preparing for the Red Sox’ game against the Texas Rangers, Alex Cora is mindful of the other sporting event Boston is set to host Wednesday: Game 7. "Two words that the sports fans love to hear, should be fun," said Cora. "You know, they’ve done an outstanding job winning Game 6, and...
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Rob Bradford
June 10, 2019 - 11:35 pm
Before a pitch was thrown to Nomar Mazara in the ninth inning Monday night, it was an interesting baseball debate. With one out, the Red Sox leading by a run and runners on second and third, Red Sox reliever Matt Barnes was slated to face off with Mazara. There was little in terms of history...
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Rob Bradford
June 10, 2019 - 8:15 pm
It was a day of emotion at Fenway Park Monday. Meeting with the media prior to his team's game against the Rangers at Fenway Park Alex Cora spent his entire pregame session answering questions about David Ortiz' shooting incident and the impact the former Red Sox slugger has made on so many. (To...
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Rob Bradford
June 02, 2019 - 9:11 am
NEW YORK -- Sunday was going to be a very, very long day for Dana LeVangie. And it had nothing to do with hits, outs, pitches, wins or losses. And that was just fine for the Red Sox' pitching coach. This was about life, not baseball. Immediately after the Sox' loss to the Yankees Saturday night...
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Rob Bradford
June 01, 2019 - 5:44 pm
NEW YORK -- The 2019 Red Sox will be looking a whole lot more like that 2018 version ... at least when it comes to the lineup. Alex Cora announced prior to his team's game against the Yankees Saturday night that Mookie Betts would be inserted back in the leadoff spot for the remainder of the season...
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Rob Bradford
May 30, 2019 - 6:28 pm
NEW YORK -- Before the Red Sox' series opener against the Yankees was rained out Thursday night, Aaron Judge -- one of New York's walking wounded -- could be found being put through his paces in the Yankee Stadium outfield. The image offered the reminder that the Yanks were going to get some key...
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Red Sox outfielder Andrew Benintendi
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Nick Friar
May 30, 2019 - 7:00 am
The Red Sox enter the four-game series in the Bronx 7 1/2 games behind the first-place Yankees after losing two out of three to Cleveland. Somehow, the Yankees have managed to adopt the Patriots’ “Next Man Up” mentality, relying on players not named Aaron Judge or Giancarlo Stanton to provide...
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Red Sox first baseman Mitch Moreland
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Nick Friar
May 29, 2019 - 4:49 pm
The Red Sox have lost their leading home run hitter from the first 55 games of the season for at least a short stint with the team announcing on Wednesday Mitch Moreland (13 homers) has been placed on the 10-day injured list, retroactive to May 26. The lower back pain isn’t something new for...
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