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Ryan Hannable
July 16, 2019 - 5:06 pm
It's been a strange season for the Red Sox . The team currently has scored the most runs in all of baseball, but are nine games out of first place in the American League East and two games out of a competitive Wild Card race. Prior to Tuesday's game against the Blue Jays, manager Alex Cora was...
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Ryan Hannable
July 08, 2019 - 1:06 pm
While most of the Red Sox and Major League Baseball is off for the All-Star break, the Red Sox coaching staff and a few players are in Cleveland for the All-Star Game. American League manager Alex Cora released his lineup on Monday afternoon and it includes designated hitter J.D. Martinez batting...
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Amin Touri
July 04, 2019 - 11:17 pm
Alex Cora said in June that it seemed like the Red Sox had an easier time mounting big comebacks than protecting leads, and with Boston overturning a five-run deficit in Toronto on Thursday, he might have had a point. Marco Hernandez, who’s making a habit of coming through in big moments, went...
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Amin Touri
July 04, 2019 - 10:46 pm
It’s been written to death that Alex Cora routinely calls Hector Velazquez and Brian Johnson the “MVPs” of the Red Sox’ 2018 success for the consistency they brought to the fifth starter role, important depth pieces during Boston’s historic 108-win season. That consistency has been nonexistent this...
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Amin Touri
July 03, 2019 - 3:44 pm
Making his weekly appearance on Ordway, Merloni & Fauria on WEEI on Wednesday, Red Sox manager Alex Cora had high praise for center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr., who’s been on a tear over the last few weeks as one of Boston’s most consistent hitters. The Gold Glove outfielder is a notoriously...
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Amin Touri
July 02, 2019 - 5:59 pm
A day after NESN’s Tom Caron reported that Red Sox righty Nathan Eovaldi would move to the bullpen upon his return from the injured list, Alex Cora and Dave Dombrowski confirmed the news on Tuesday. Alex Cora said Nathan Eovaldi will be the closer for now. He’s not ruling out using him a starter...
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Amin Touri
July 02, 2019 - 10:16 am
As the Red Sox bullpen continues to struggle through the middle part of the season, with back-to-back relief disasters against the Yankees in London over the weekend, Boston appears to be looking internally for help with NESN’s Tom Caron reporting that Nathan Eovaldi could be used as the closer...
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Alex Reimer
July 01, 2019 - 11:11 am
The most expensive team in baseball is limping towards the All-Star Break and would miss the playoffs if the season ended today. The blame for this debacle rests largely with Dave Dombrowski, who’s refused to address the Red Sox’ biggest need out of apparent ignorance or apathy. It’s difficult to...
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Amin Touri
June 28, 2019 - 7:00 am
Alex Cora will be filling out the lineup card at the All-Star Game in two weeks’ time, but he won’t have any of his own guys at his disposal in the starting nine. The defending World Series champions won’t have a starter at this year’s Midsummer Classic, as J.D. Martinez and Mookie Betts were...
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Amin Touri
June 26, 2019 - 6:17 pm
Taking the ball for his 17th outing of the season, Chris Sale’s Wednesday start mirrored the up-and-down nature of his season, as he was either untouchable or on the edge of a shelling from inning-to-inning against the White Sox. Sale left the game after six innings, allowing five runs on six hits...
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