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Rob Bradford
July 23, 2019 - 8:14 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Consider it a sign of the times, albeit one the Red Sox are sick of seeing. For the second time in a matter of days, the Sox' hitters were forced to face off with a position player on the mound, with Tampa Bay's Mike Brosseau doing the honors this time in the ninth inning of...
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Rob Bradford
July 22, 2019 - 7:39 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Part of the conversation involving the Red Sox 14-game stretch against the Rays and Yankees involves the standings. The other piece? That would be how the results might impact Dave Dombrowski's approach at the July 31 trade deadline. Those in the Red Sox' clubhouse might not...
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Rob Bradford
July 18, 2019 - 1:46 pm
J.D. Martinez's numbers heading into Thursday were good. We're talking .289 with a .889 OPS and 19 home runs. But ... Since the designated hitter/outfielder returned from the All-Star break he has run into a bit of a downturn, managing three hits in 26 at-bats. It's been enough of a slump to raise...
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Ryan Hannable
July 17, 2019 - 3:35 pm
It appears Nathan Eovaldi is finally nearing a return. The right-hander has been out since April following undergoing an arthroscopic procedure to remove loose bodies from his right elbow on April 23. He's also dealt with biceps soreness while rehabbing, but the plan is for him to make a rehab...
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Ryan Hannable
July 17, 2019 - 3:15 pm
David Price's history with Dennis Eckerlsey is well-documented and it resurfaced on Wednesday. Price responded to a tweet that referenced Eckerley's comments on Price in a recent Boston Globe feature . “I didn’t know how to deal with that,” Eckersley said in the piece. “I don’t plan on saying a...
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Andy Hart
July 17, 2019 - 12:25 pm
Chris Sale seems to be a broken man right now, if not physically then certainly mentally. Mired in the midst of a midsummer nightmare season, the Red Sox ace had a bullpen session in Boston Tuesday afternoon that was anything but normal. The workout took place in front of a collection of apparently...
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Ryan Hannable
July 16, 2019 - 10:55 pm
Ever since April it seems like everyone has been saying the same thing when it comes to the Red Sox : they will eventually turn it around and figure it out. Well, it’s now nearing the end of July and they are double-digit games out of first place in the American League East and just can’t seem to...
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Ryan Hannable
July 16, 2019 - 6:13 pm
It's been about two years since Hurricane Maria devastated Red Sox manager Alex Cora's native country of Puerto Rico, but what's going on now has him even more concerned. Over the weekend, around 900 pages of text messages between governor Ricardo Rossello and 11 male aides and advisors leaked,...
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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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