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Rob Bradford
August 31, 2019 - 7:19 am
You know the deal. The Red Sox are 5 1/2 games out of the final Wild Card spot with 27 games to play. They are red-hot, having now won five of the first six games on this road trip after a 7-6, 15-inning victory over the Angels Friday night. It is a team that is doing a really good job of clinging...
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Rob Bradford
August 11, 2019 - 9:53 pm
This one felt different. This one felt more like the end than any of the others. The Red Sox are eight games out (in the loss column) of a Wild Card berth with 42 games to play. They are just four games over .500. Yes, this loss -- a 5-4, 10-inning defeat at the hands of the Angels -- seemed to...
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Rob Bradford
August 09, 2019 - 9:21 am
Two hours, 16 minutes. This was the night of double-takes. A baseball game played in 136 minutes? Players. Fans. Reporters. Everybody in and around Fenway Park were left with Vin Scully's call of Kirk Gibson's home run ringing in their heads: "I don't believe what I just saw!" "We’ve had a bunch of...
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Amin Touri
August 08, 2019 - 10:18 pm
It’s been an up-and-down year for Chris Sale, and while recent outings have ranged from disappointing to embarrassing, Thursday saw the ace back to his very best. Sale was dominant in a 3-0 Red Sox win over the Angels, going eight shutout innings and giving up just two hits and striking out 13...
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Amin Touri
August 08, 2019 - 6:45 pm
Having spent almost seven years in the Red Sox organization, Ty Buttrey has only set foot on the field at Fenway Park twice: once after he signed in 2012, and again on Thursday. Now with the Angels after he was part of Boston’s trade for Ian Kinsler last season, Buttrey will likely — finally — make...
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Rob Bradford
September 11, 2018 - 11:36 am
It's a conversation most are averting their attention away from: Mookie Betts' financial future. Prior to the last few days, the latest reminder regarding what it will take to keep Betts around beyond the 2020 season came at the All-Star Game when the subject of Bryce Harper's impending free agency...
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John Tomase
July 31, 2018 - 12:34 am
There are no shortage of Red Sox with ties to Ian Kinsler. David Price, Rick Porcello, and J.D. Martinez played with him in Detroit. Mitch Moreland played with him in Texas. Dave Dombrowski has now traded for him twice. Those who know the four-time All-Star best expect he'll fit right in after the...
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Rafael Devers
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John Tomase
June 28, 2018 - 10:20 pm
Finally, the games that actually matter. The Red Sox paid lip service to focusing on the Angels Thursday night, but they knew what loomed, and now it's here. Red Sox vs. Yankees in the House Inspired by the House that Ruth Built for AL East supremacy. That series opens Friday with Eduardo Rodriguez...
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Mookie Betts
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John Tomase
June 26, 2018 - 10:06 pm
This is how Dave Dombrowski and Alex Cora drew it up over the winter: Mookie Betts homers, David Price dominates, and the rest of the Red Sox follow their lead. That was the case on Tuesday night in an easy victory over the reeling Angels. Betts homered leading off the game, Price allowed just one...
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Rob Bradford
June 08, 2018 - 5:20 pm
Saturday will be the ninth anniversary. A day, when Joe Kelly thinks about it, elicits a disgusted shake of the head, followed by "I guess it all worked out." Kelly called it the Perfect Storm -- the day he was to be drafted into Major League Baseball and his 21st birthday. The combination cost...
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