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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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USA Today Sports
April 20, 2018 - 2:06 am
The praise has been heaped on various corners of the Red Sox clubhouse for good reason. After their sweep over the Angels in which they never trailed for a single inning, this is a team that stands at 16-2, having now won 16 of its last 17 games. It is the best start of a season since the 1987...
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Rob Bradford
April 19, 2018 - 6:35 pm
The Red Sox' rotation continues, with Jackie Bradley Jr. not getting the start this time around. On his 28th birthday, Bradley Jr. is the odd man out to begin the series finale between the Red Sox and Angels Thursday night, with J.D. Martinez getting another start in left field. Bradley Jr.'s bat...
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Rafael Devers
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John Tomase
April 19, 2018 - 1:28 am
Remember when the Red Sox used to play competitive games? Those were the days. Baseball's hottest team since the second game of the season, the Red Sox have become its most overwhelming squad over the last week. They extended the best start in franchise history with a 9-0 victory in Anaheim on...
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Rob Bradford
April 18, 2018 - 1:42 am
It's time. As we sit here now watching Mookie Betts play every day, this is a guy who can officially sidle up to Mike Trout. That's right, the Mike Trout. The guy who becomes the MVP favorite the minute he shows up to spring training. The player who actually finished fourth last season despite...
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Rob Bradford
April 17, 2018 - 6:26 pm
Here comes Shohei Ohtani. The Red Sox face off with the Angels' starter Tuesday night, supplying really no surprises in their lineup. Christian Vazquez will catch Sox starter David Price, with Brock Holt hitting ninth and playing shortstop. As for the approach, that isn't really an mystery either,...
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