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Rob Bradford
June 03, 2018 - 6:52 pm
HOUSTON -- Steven Wright is getting a chance to once again experience life as a starting pitcher, even if for just a brief moment. Red Sox manager Alex Cora said before his team's game Sunday night that Wright would be getting a spot start Tuesday night against the Tigers at Fenway Park. The move...
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Rob Bradford
June 01, 2018 - 12:39 pm
HOUSTON -- The story is well-known by now, how Alex Cora called his boss, Dave Dombrowski, to suggest it was time to move on from Hanley Ramirez. The Red Sox needed to make a move to get Dustin Pedroia on the 25-man roster, and Cora believed designating Ramirez for assignment was the way to go. "We...
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Rob Bradford
June 01, 2018 - 12:57 am
HOUSTON -- There are some postgame clubhouses that separate themselves. This was one of them. Back in 2007, the ESPN series about the 1977 Yankees, "The Bronx is Burning," was playing in the Red Sox' clubhouse after a tight win over the Indians in Cleveland. There was no celebrating. There was...
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Rob Bradford
June 01, 2018 - 12:00 am
HOUSTON -- Before the Red Sox' 4-2 loss to the Astros Thursday night, Dustin Pedroia was realistic about his lot in life. "It’s only going to get better. It’s still pretty early," he told WEEI.com. "There are going to be days I’m sore. There have been. That’s normal. It usually takes a lot longer...
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Alex Reimer
May 31, 2018 - 3:19 pm
Red Sox manager Alex Cora feels good about his refurbished ball club. In his weekly interview with “Dale & Keefe,” Cora says he thinks his roster is much more flexible with Hanley Ramirez on waivers. Last Friday, president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said Cora recommended they...
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Ryan Hannable
May 30, 2018 - 12:44 pm
This weekend will be a special one for Red Sox manager Alex Cora. The first-year manager will return to Houston for the first time since winning the World Series as bench coach last year. He and bullpen coach Craig Bjornson will receiver their rings in a pregame ceremony Thursday night. Speaking...
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Ryan Hannable
May 29, 2018 - 4:56 pm
Following his start Monday, David Price sarcastically called himself soft . The left-hander referred to himself as soft following a question about a line-drive he took off the forearm in the first inning. "You know me, I’m the softest guy in this clubhouse," Price said. "If that bothered me, I...
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Rob Bradford
May 26, 2018 - 5:50 pm
Drew Pomeranz will get at least one more chance. After another uninspiring start, this time giving up five runs in 3 1/3 innings against the Braves, the Red Sox' lefty was granted at least a partial vote of confidence by Red Sox manager Alex Cora, who said Pomeranz will make his next scheduled...
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Rob Bradford
May 25, 2018 - 8:59 pm
Hanley Ramirez is no longer a Red Sox. Those are words few must have thought would be surfacing come Friday afternoon. But there they are. The slugger has been designated for assignment after hitting either second or third in the first-place team's lineup in all but six of their games. Shocker,...
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Rob Bradford
May 25, 2018 - 12:22 pm
Covering Manny Ramirez from January 2008 until June of that year was a blast. He finally started talking on the record for the first time in years while working out at Athletes Performance in Phoenix, proclaiming over and over again that he was going to play as long as Julio Franco. Along the way,...
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