All-Star

Amin Touri
June 28, 2019 - 7:00 am
Alex Cora will be filling out the lineup card at the All-Star Game in two weeks’ time, but he won’t have any of his own guys at his disposal in the starting nine. The defending World Series champions won’t have a starter at this year’s Midsummer Classic, as J.D. Martinez and Mookie Betts were...
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Rob Bradford
June 18, 2019 - 10:20 pm
MINNEAPOLIS -- Xander Bogaerts is downright flummoxed. Bogaerts has been an All-Star just once in his previous five years of being a full-time big leaguer. That has left the Red Sox shortstop scratching his head. And now this ... Despite entering Tuesday leading all American League shortstops in...
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Rob Bradford
May 17, 2019 - 11:48 am
Christian Vazquez has his goals, as he articulated once again Wednesday night. "I want to be in the Top 5 catchers in the league," he told WEEI.com, "and we’re working on that." He certainly is. The guy who wasn't even necessarily deemed a lock-down starter at the start of this season has emerged...
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Rob Bradford
June 12, 2018 - 1:14 pm
BALTIMORE -- Baseball fans are evidently paying attention to what Mookie Betts and J.D. Martinez are doing. In the first wave of results from the American League All-Star balloting, Betts leads all players with 748,872 votes, topping the other two current outfield finalists Mike Trout and Aaron...
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