Alex Cora

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Rob Bradford
April 25, 2018 - 6:09 pm
TORONTO -- Alex Cora was asked about how he viewed Hanley Ramirez, having been around him a bit now as his manager, when another question came. "Do you think he gets a bad rap?" The answer from Cora? "Yes." The Sox skipper did acknowledge how far Ramirez had come as a professional, using a story...
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Ryan Hannable
April 25, 2018 - 3:06 pm
Could Craig Kimbrel eventually start to appear in the eighth, or even seventh innings? Things seem to be trending that way. Appearing on Dale & Keefe with John Tomase on Wednesday, Red Sox manager Alex Cora indicated conversations with Kimbrel about potentially appearing in high leverage...
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Rob Bradford
April 25, 2018 - 12:12 pm
TORONTO -- There was a lot for these Red Sox to buy into. New manager. New coaching staff. New way to prepare for games. New way of positioning fielders. New way of preparing pitchers for a season. New way of managing playing time. The list went on. There had to be buy-in, and there was. Alex Cora...
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Rob Bradford
April 24, 2018 - 11:07 pm
TORONTO -- Welcome to third base coaching with the Red Sox, Carlos Febles. Febles got his first taste of real controversy Tuesday night, executing the time-honored tradition of meeting with the media after sending a runner at a perceived ill-advised time. (Third base coaches don't hold media...
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Rob Bradford
April 22, 2018 - 10:07 pm
It had been exactly 25 days since we could legitimately question an Alex Cora decision leading to a Red Sox loss. It was an impressive run. But Sunday afternoon in Oakland, the streak came to an end. Coming into the series finale with the A's, the Red Sox had lost just three times. The first was...
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Rob Bradford
April 21, 2018 - 8:03 pm
When we next see the Red Sox playing in Fenway Park, the plan is for Xander Bogaerts to be part of the action. Alex Cora told reporters prior to the Red Sox' game against the A's Saturday night that Bogaerts is scheduled to return from his ankle injury next Friday. He has been out since...
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Rob Bradford
April 19, 2018 - 12:42 pm
It's easy for the casual observer to suggest Mookie Betts is going to have a career year. When you watch what he has been doing through the first 17 games it seems like a no-brainer. But when his manager definitively offers a prediction along the lines of what Alex Cora gave Dale & Keefe...
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Rob Bradford
April 18, 2018 - 3:24 pm
There have been a lot of surprises early on for these Red Sox. Even with a perceived soft schedule out of the gate, few would have ever predicted their 14-2 start. And dominating in virtually every starting pitching and hitting statistical category couldn't have pegged by most. But what Alex Cora...
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Phil Nevin
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John Tomase
April 12, 2018 - 4:39 pm
Amidst the chaos during Wednesday's Red Sox-Yankees brawl, cameras caught Red Sox manager Alex Cora dismissing ejected Yankees third base coach Phil Nevin with a wave of his hand. Fans and media reacted with anger in New York, but Cora didn't back down on Thursday when asked about the confrontation...
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John Tomase
April 12, 2018 - 12:31 pm
Alex Cora has wasted no time making enemies on the Yankees, and according to the New York Daily News , a former big league manager thinks he handled himself poorly during Wednesday's brawl. Specifically, the manager said, he didn't like the way Cora dismissively waved off Yankees third base coach...
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