All-Star Game

USA Today Sports
Rob Bradford
June 26, 2018 - 12:14 pm
The Red Sox saw a bit of a slide in their guys when it came to the latest American League All-Star balloting. But it was nothing that would seem to change who is going where and when. Houston's Jose Altuve (2,460,967) took over the lead for most votes given to a player, passing Mookie Betts (2,337,...
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USA Today Sports
Rob Bradford
June 01, 2018 - 10:47 pm
HOUSTON -- When Frank Thomas opened the door to a conversation regarding how J.D. Martinez ranked compared to the world of big league hitters a few weeks ago, the Red Sox slugger jumped right in. "To me, baseball has their guys and they're going to advertise them," Martinez said. "If you're not one...
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John Hand
July 12, 2017 - 12:46 pm
Fox received a 6.5 overnight rating for their broadcast of the All-Star game on Tuesday night. The rating was a small improvement after last year the All-Star game received a record-low rating of 6.4. The bad news for Fox is that its broadcast wasn’t enticing enough to draw viewers away from NBC,...
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Rob Bradford
July 11, 2017 - 11:56 pm
Robinson Cano was the true hero in the American League's fifth straight All-Star Game win Tuesday night. But some of the Red Sox chipped in along the way. Cano's solo blast in the 10th inning off Cubs closer Wade Davis proved to be the difference in handing the A.L. a victory, with Andrew Miller...
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USA Today Sports
Rob Bradford
June 26, 2017 - 1:54 pm
One year after the Red Sox managed to get four position players in the American League All-Star Game's starting lineup, it looks like they will be shutout this time around. With just four days of fan voting left, the closest the Red Sox have to entering the upper-echelon in terms of balloting is...
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Jackie Bradley Jr. has been a force for the Red Sox this season. (Kim Klement/USA Today Sports)
John Tomase
July 11, 2016 - 9:01 pm
Before Jackie Bradley Jr. turned around his career last season with a monster August, agent Scott Boras found himself in a strange position -- fielding calls from rival clubs inquiring about Bradley's availability. The super-agent doesn't actually run a team, even if it sometimes feels that way...
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David Ortiz
Rob Bradford
July 03, 2015 - 7:57 am
David Ortiz has been an American League All-Star nine times, so he'€™s intimately familiar with the selection process and the game itself. That'€™s why he doesn'€™t like what he'€™s witnessed this year. "We need to take this more serious when it comes to picking guys for the All-Star Game...
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July 06, 2014 - 9:00 am
Not many teams have benefitted from the All-Star Game more than the Red Sox in the last decade. The Sox have made the World Series three times since 2004 and have been awarded home-field advantage in each occasion thanks to the American League 's victory in the Midsummer Classic in those seasons...
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Mike Petraglia
July 04, 2014 - 8:41 am
There was no game Friday at Fenway because of the threat of Tropical Storm Arthur but still much to consider for Red Sox manager John Farrell . "Everyone was here and there was certainly enough talk, even throughout the day [Thursday] as I reached out to a few guys that this was a possibility today...
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February 15, 2013 - 10:22 am
For the first time since he declared this weekend's NBA All-Star Game would be his last , Celtics star Kevin Garnett addressed the comments during his Media Day session ( available via the NBA's live stream here ). "I took the question as if somebody was asking me about next year," said Garnett...
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