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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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Alex Reimer
May 06, 2019 - 11:53 am
Hurricane Maria was one of the deadliest natural disasters in U.S. history, killing nearly 3,000 Puerto Ricans and ravaging the poverty-stricken island. In response, President Donald Trump has insulted the territory’s political leaders , continually rebuffed relief efforts , lied about how much aid...
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Rob Bradford
May 05, 2019 - 6:40 pm
Alex Cora is not going to be visiting the White House Thursday. The Red Sox manager confirmed a report in the Puerto Rican newspaper El Nuevo Dio saying that he will not be joining the Red Sox when they are honored in Washington, D.C. by President Donald Trump later this week. Cora said he made the...
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Rob Bradford
May 01, 2019 - 4:37 pm
Alex Cora has been very careful not to suggest these games have signaled the Red Sox' permanent turnaround. Smart move. The Red Sox are heading to Chicago with their second series sweep of the season, taking all three games against the A's at Fenway Park. The latest win was a 7-3 victory, which...
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Rob Bradford
April 30, 2019 - 7:56 pm
Things have changed quite a bit since 1998. Just ask Alex Cora, or his rookie infielder Michael Chavis. Prior to the Red Sox' game against the A's the Red Sox manager reflected on just how differently first-year players are treated from when Cora broke into the big leagues 21 years ago. "You have...
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