Alex Cora

Red Sox manager Alex Cora
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Nick Friar
May 17, 2019 - 6:19 pm
Admittedly, Alex Cora isn’t a hockey guy. He doesn’t even describe himself as a fan of the sport. Yet Cora finds himself invested in the Bruins run at the Stanley Cup. Why? Well, he chalks that up to working in “probably the greatest sports city in the states right now.” “I mean, this is fun,” he...
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Lucy Burdge
May 17, 2019 - 7:37 am
Welcome to Friday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . FRIDAYS BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Chicago Cubs at Washington, 7 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Houston at Boston, 7:10 p.m. (NESN, WEEI-FM 93.7) NBA: Toronto at...
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Ryan Hannable
May 15, 2019 - 3:31 pm
Tuesday was a tough night for the Red Sox as Chris Sale recorded a career-high 17 strikeouts over seven innings, but the Red Sox ultimately lost the game, 5-4 in 11 innings. Sale left the game with the lead, but the Red Sox bullpen -- namely Brandon Workman and Ryan Brasier -- couldn't hold it...
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Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello
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Nick Friar
May 11, 2019 - 5:46 pm
Rick Porcello chucked 5 2/3 scoreless innings to conclude his start against the Mariners on Saturday . Though, if you check the box score , Porcello’s outing lasted 6 2/3 innings. The Mariners got to the Red Sox starter after he retired the first two batters in the opening inning, with J.P...
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Rob Bradford
May 09, 2019 - 12:24 am
BALTIMORE -- You really get the feeling the Red Sox were looking forward to putting Thursday's trip to the White House in the rearview mirror. For some time now there has been plenty of talk regarding how the divide when it comes to which players go to Washington, D.C. and those who don't might...
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Alex Reimer
May 08, 2019 - 4:01 pm
The Boston Globe has blocked numerous comments to its articles about the Red Sox’ upcoming White House visit, including some that don’t appear to violate any editorial standards, unless one counts being critical of team owner and publisher John Henry as inappropriate. Northeastern journalism...
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Ryan Hannable
May 08, 2019 - 3:57 pm
Michael Chavis has been one of the best stories on the Red Sox this season as he's made an immediate impact since being called up a few weeks ago. Once the team gets healthy, playing time might become limited, so in order to keep him in the lineup perhaps he could see some time in the outfield. “He...
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Ryan Hannable
May 08, 2019 - 3:40 pm
Red Sox manager Alex Cora won't be attending the White House on Thursday as the team is honored for winning the World Series. He and several players have opted to skip the visit and will return to Boston after Wednesday's game. Appearing on Ordway, Merloni & Fauria Wednesday, Cora explained his...
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Rob Bradford
May 08, 2019 - 10:47 am
BALTIMORE -- Prior to what would be an 8-5 Red Sox win over the Orioles Tuesday night Alex Cora was reflecting on his team's bullpen. The confidence level, as the Red Sox manager pointed out, was high when it came to the high-leverage existence of Matt Barnes. And ... "Same with Brasier. Same with...
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Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price
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Nick Friar
May 06, 2019 - 1:12 pm
Not long after the Red Sox announced he was headed to the 10-day injured list , David Price took to Twitter bring further attention to Alex Cora’s decision to not visit the White House . Cora waited until Sunday in Chicago to make his official announcement on the matter, previously explaining he...
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