Andrew Benintendi

Boston Red Sox players Sandy Leon, Chris Sale, Steve Pearce, Xander Bogaerts, and Eduardo Nunez
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Nick Friar
May 24, 2019 - 11:08 pm
It looked like the Red Sox entered another dimension in Friday’s 4-3 loss to the Astros. (For a complete recap, click here.) Less than a week after giving up three runs (two earned) to the Red Sox at Fenway, Wade Miley looked more like Chris Sale than Chris Sale did. The former Red Sox starter...
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Red Sox designated outfielders JD Martinez and Mookie Betts
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Nick Friar
May 24, 2019 - 5:14 pm
JD Martinez returns to the Red Sox starting lineup for Friday night’s series opener against the Astros. He’s been absent for the last four games, missing the entire series in Toronto due to a mix of a scheduled day off (Monday), illness and back tightness. Martinez will hit fourth and is the...
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Mike Cratty
May 09, 2019 - 2:20 pm
The Red Sox can thank Andrew Benintendi's go-ahead home run in the 12th inning Wednesday night, along with Jackie Bradley Jr.'s game-saving home run robbery in the 11th, for why they are back at .500 for the first time since the second game of the season. In his last seven games, Benintendi is...
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Ryan Hannable
April 16, 2019 - 3:34 pm
Athough not as crazy as Monday, Tuesday is another interesting lineup for the Red Sox. Two days after fouling a pitch off his foot, Andrew Benintendi remains out, and fresh off of being recalled Sandy Leon will be behind the plate catching Red Sox starter Chris Sale. J.D. Martinez will play left...
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Rob Bradford
April 01, 2019 - 7:37 pm
OAKLAND -- Four games. That was the extent of Mookie Betts locking himself into the No. 2 spot in the batting order with Andrew Benintendi leading off. Now the pair is flip-flopping again, at least for the time being. With Benintendi back in the starting lineup after starting on the bench Sunday...
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Rob Bradford
March 31, 2019 - 12:48 pm
SEATTLE -- Andrew Benintendi was optimistic that the foul ball he rifled off his right knee cap Saturday night would not be a problem. For a day anyway, it has sidelined the outfielder. Benintendi remained in the Red Sox' 6-5 loss to the Mariners despite initially crumpling to the ground after...
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Rob Bradford
March 28, 2019 - 7:46 am
SEATTLE -- It was just an innocuous spring training game. But perhaps it was also a case of practicing making perfect. Six days prior to the beginning of the 2019 regular season Andrew Benintendi hit the first pitch he saw against the Twins out of Hammond Stadium. "It was just a fluke," said...
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Rob Bradford
March 21, 2019 - 2:14 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Andrew Benintendi was called up to the major leagues eight days after Alex Bregman. The pair have identical .282 career batting averages, with Bregman holding an edge in OPS (.866 to .806) and home runs (58 to 38). Benintendi has more stolen bases (42 to 29), having played in 28...
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John Tomase
March 02, 2019 - 11:44 am
The Red Sox announced one-year deals with 17 players on Saturday, including postseason heroes Andrew Benintendi, Ryan Brasier, and Rafael Devers. With the agreements in place for these pre-arbitration players, all players on the big league roster are now under contract for 2019. Here's the full...
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Rob Bradford
December 11, 2018 - 9:25 pm
LAS VEGAS -- Since putting the World Series in the rearview mirror Alex Cora has repeatedly said the Red Sox aren't going to be resting on their laurels. Tuesday he offered perhaps the first example of the world champs turning the page. Meeting with the media at the MLB winter meetings Cora...
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