Alex Cora

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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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Amin Touri
June 26, 2019 - 5:56 pm
Wrapping up the final homestand before the All-Star break, a strong offensive performance was overshadowed by another Red Sox bullpen collapse on Wednesday, as a combined seven runs and 15 hits went to waste after another blown save. Down 6-4 into the eighth against the White Sox, the Boston bats...
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Amin Touri
June 25, 2019 - 3:21 pm
While reigning AL MVP Mookie Betts hasn’t quite posted the numbers this season that helped fill up his trophy cabinet in 2018, Red Sox manager Alex Cora isn’t worried. In his weekly appearance on Ordway, Merloni & Fauria on Tuesday, Cora spoke about Betts’ all-around contributions to the game,...
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Amin Touri
June 23, 2019 - 5:09 pm
Whether or not “clutch” hitting is worth any stock is up for debate, but one thing is fairly clear: these Red Sox have trouble bringing home runners in the biggest spots. In Sunday’s 6-1 loss to the Blue Jays, leaving Boston 1-2 for the series with a team that’s 21 games back in the division, the...
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Amin Touri
June 22, 2019 - 9:06 pm
Through the first three weeks of June, the Red Sox bullpen had been very good. They were third in the majors for the month in WAR according to FanGraphs , they sported a combined 3.23 ERA was sixth and their 11.08 K/9 rate was the best in baseball. But the bullpen was also fourth in total innings...
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Amin Touri
June 22, 2019 - 3:16 pm
A week ahead of the Red Sox’ midseason trip to London for a pair of games against the New York Yankees, Alex Cora is left to both manage a baseball team and manage some logistics. The Sox leave for London at the end of the coming week, with two days off ahead of the games, and the club had an all-...
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