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Rob Bradford
March 14, 2019 - 8:42 am
Nathan Eovaldi has been one of the revelations of Red Sox camp thus far. And to think some thought it would be a longshot that the pitcher would actually find himself living life in Fort Myers this time of year. But he is, and for that, you can give a huge thanks to the Houston Astros. After the...
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John Tomase
November 12, 2018 - 11:45 am
The Red Sox handled the Astros in five games in the American League Championship Series last month. Imagine beating the same team, but with Bryce Harper. That's nearly what happened, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic . Rosenthal wrote that the Astros and Nationals had agree to a...
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November 08, 2018 - 12:33 pm
By EVAN MARINOFSKY We’re a little over a week removed from the roller coaster ride. For an entire postseason run, it felt as though God was a Red Sox fan. Everything went their way. From the bullpen being magnificent to David Price shaking off postseason woes to Steve Pearce being the World Series...
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Aaron Halford
October 30, 2018 - 11:22 am
The Red Sox rolled through the postseason en route to their ninth World Series title, knocking off the Yankees, Astros and Dodgers while losing just one game in each round. The championship run featured a bunch of unforgettable moments, so let's take a look back at the top 10. 10. J.D. Martinez...
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Rob Bradford
October 21, 2018 - 8:24 am
The Houston Astros' excuse for why they sent a person affiliated with the organization next to the Red Sox dugout in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series -- suggesting they were trying to catch the Red Sox cheating -- is made to look even worse considering the protocol Major League...
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Rob Bradford
October 19, 2018 - 5:13 am
HOUSTON -- Yes, Blake Swihart talked to his buddy Alex Bregman about his Instagram post. "He just said he wasn’t expecting it to be like that, the reaction," the Red Sox catcher said after his team wrapped up the American League Championship Series. "He was just trying to pump up the team. It’s...
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Rob Bradford
October 19, 2018 - 4:25 am
HOUSTON -- Just as the media was starting to filter out what had been a jubilant Red Sox' clubhouse following a Game 4 win over the Astros, Craig Kimbrel walked down the long hallway to the manager's office to talk to Alex Cora. Kimbrel had barely hung on to finish off his two-inning stint, having...
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Rob Bradford
October 19, 2018 - 3:50 am
HOUSTON -- There was a lot for Dana LeVangie to celebrate Thursday night. The Red Sox pitching coach had witnessed David Price do what many thought would never be possible, dominate a postseason game in which he started. And to make the picture even prettier for LeVangie was that the six shutout...
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John Tomase
October 19, 2018 - 12:18 am
The Red Sox are heading to the World Series. But before they leave, they want to celebrate Alex Cora's birthday. The manager turned 43 on Thursday and received the ideal gift, a 4-1 victory over the Astros to win the American League Championship Series and earn a berth in the World Series. Watch...
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Mookie Bretts and Rafael Devers
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John Tomase
October 18, 2018 - 11:29 pm
As the Red Sox barreled to the conclusion of the greatest regular season in franchise history, the words grew to something between an admonition and a threat: We will ultimately judge you on the playoffs. The 108 wins. The third straight division title. The stomping of every challenger in the...
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