Alex Cora

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John Tomase
November 06, 2018 - 10:20 am
J.D. Martinez and Chris Sale played pivotal roles in the Red Sox winning a franchise-record 108 games and the World Series, but neither will be up for year-end awards. Martinez was not named a finalist for MVP, while Sale didn't make the final three in the Cy Young race. Because Sale basically didn...
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Rob Bradford
November 06, 2018 - 8:09 am
A year ago Tuesday. That was when we were formally introduced to Alex Cora, manager of the Boston Red Sox. The narratives flying around that day are now somewhat hard to fathom. Is Cora too inexperienced? How will he deal with David Price? Is he too close with Dustin Pedroia? Will he be able to co-...
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John Tomase
November 05, 2018 - 9:46 am
No baseball team has repeated as World Series champions since the Yankees won three straight from 1998-2000. If Alex Cora wants to break that trend, he knows whom to ask: Bill Belichick. Cora and the Red Sox toted the World Series trophy around Gillette Stadium before the Patriots’ 31-17 victory...
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Lucy Burdge
November 05, 2018 - 7:52 am
The Red Sox were honored at Gillette Stadium before the Patriots-Packers game. Duck boat is in place at Gillette. The only things missing are the Red Sox and @Jared_Carrabis pic.twitter.com/kMCIdgZvSc — Trey Daerr (@TreyDaerr) November 5, 2018 How else would the world champs arrive to Gillette for...
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Ryan Hannable
November 05, 2018 - 1:23 am
FOXBORO -- After winning the World Series last Sunday night, it's been a very busy and exciting week for Red Sox manager Alex Cora. The team was honored last Tuesday at the Celtics game, had its parade in Boston on Wednesday, and then over the weekend Cora took the World Series trophy to his...
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WEEI
November 04, 2018 - 9:11 am
As promised, Alex Cora brought his trophy home. The Red Sox manager joined a group from his championship-winning franchise in taking a day to celebrate the World Series win in Cora's native Puerto Rico. The Red Sox offered the following release regarding the trip: In a continuation of the 2018...
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John Tomase
November 02, 2018 - 12:42 pm
Mookie Betts hit leadoff in every game he started this season, but Alex Cora plans on ending that streak on Opening Day in 2019. Cora hopes to make an exception for a player who once meant every bit as much to the team as Betts did last year – and maybe will again. Dustin Pedroia, Cora’s former...
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Rob Bradford
November 01, 2018 - 4:29 pm
The guy who was once thought to have a chance to replace Craig Kimbrel as the Red Sox' closer is gone before Kimbrel could even become a free agent. The Red Sox announced Thursday that they had outrighted Carson Smith from the major league roster, leading the reliever to elect free agency. Smith,...
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Rob Bradford
November 01, 2018 - 3:21 pm
Immediately after the Red Sox win, John Henry offered his initial thoughts on whether or not his club would be visiting the White House. Henry's stance? "I think we will (go to the White House)," the principal owner told WEEI.com. Speaking to the media Thursday morning, Red Sox manager Alex Cora...
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Alex Reimer
November 01, 2018 - 9:46 am
Over the last few years, flying aluminum Bud Light cans have become synonymous with Boston championship parades. During the Patriots’ Rolling Rallies in 2015 and 2017, some revelers tossed cheap beer and nips of Fireball in Rob Gronkowski’s direction, with spectacular results. The Patriots’ tight...
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