Alex Cora

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Ryan Hannable
May 29, 2019 - 3:20 pm
The Red Sox suffered one of their toughest losses of the season Tuesday night when they led 5-2 going into the ninth inning against the Indians, but the bullpen allowed five runs and they ended up by losing 7-5. Ryan Brasier and Travis Lakins combined to allow the five runs, as Brasier wasn't able...
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Rob Bradford
May 29, 2019 - 7:52 am
It's a dangerous game to proclaim all is lost on a night like this. This is exactly why Alex Cora answered the way he did when asked if the Red Sox might want to rethink his teams approach to ninth-inning relief pitching after its 7-5 loss/late night horror show Tuesday night. (For a complete recap...
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Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia
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Nick Friar
May 27, 2019 - 2:25 pm
Dustin Pedroia ran into another roadblock with the rehabilitation of his left knee on Friday when he was pulled from his start with Double-A Portland, which carried over to the Red Sox returning him from the rehab assignment and transferring him to the 60-day injured list on Monday. Pedroia, Alex...
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Ryan Hannable
May 22, 2019 - 4:06 pm
On Wednesday afternoon, Marcus Stroman appeared to take issue with Red Sox manager Alex Cora as a result of what happened in Tuesday's game against the Blue Jays. "I was telling (home plate umpire) Alan (Porter), if he's going to get on our guys, get on him," Cora said after the game. "It's the...
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Rob Bradford
May 22, 2019 - 1:18 pm
Things got interesting between Alex Cora and Marcus Stroman Wednesday afternoon. After the Red Sox' loss to the Blue Jays Tuesday night the Red Sox manager addressed why he complained to home plate umpire Alan Porter , explaining that he had taken issue to Stroman quick-pitching Michael Chavis...
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Boston Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello
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Nick Friar
May 18, 2019 - 7:00 am
Up until Jake Marisnick’s third at-bat of the night, Rick Porcello’s slider had been effective against the Astros on Friday. Of the 27 he’d thrown, only one went for a hit while four generated swing-and-misses — the only swing-and-misses he had all night. The mistake to Marisnick was left up in the...
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Ryan Hannable
May 18, 2019 - 6:00 am
Alex Cora preaches accountability with his players and in turn he's very accountable himself. Friday was one of those times, as he was particularly hard on himself following the Red Sox ' 3-1 loss to the Astros. Rick Porcello threw seven shutout innings and Cora took a chance by sending him out for...
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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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