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Rob Bradford
May 01, 2019 - 4:37 pm
Alex Cora has been very careful not to suggest these games have signaled the Red Sox' permanent turnaround. Smart move. The Red Sox are heading to Chicago with their second series sweep of the season, taking all three games against the A's at Fenway Park. The latest win was a 7-3 victory, which...
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Rob Bradford
June 23, 2018 - 11:43 pm
This game has nothing to do with the Red Sox' struggles with lefty pitching. Seattle starter Mike Leake throws with his right hand and he still shut out Alex Cora's club for eight innings on the way to a 7-2 Mariners win. (For a complete recap, click here.) But while the Sox were trudging through...
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Rob Bradford
September 14, 2017 - 2:52 am
There's a long way to go. Wednesday night was a pretty good reminder of that. When Doug Fister threw his first pitch, at 7:10 p.m., he was one of the best stories of the season for the Red Sox, having gone from waiver wire pickup to potential No. 2 starter heading into the postseason. But by the...
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July 05, 2014 - 11:27 am
The outlook of the 2014 season looks grim for the Red Sox . Entering Saturday'€™s doubleheader with a 38-47 record, Boston sits eight games behind first-place Toronto in the division standings and only have three more victories than the team with the worst record in baseball - the Diamondbacks...
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June 22, 2014 - 4:15 am
The Red Sox will conclude their four-game series against the Athletics in Oakland Sunday, sending Jon Lester to the mound against fellow lefty Tommy Milone . Baring a poor start on June 7 against the Tigers in which the left-hander allowed five earned runs over 4 1/3 innings, Lester (8-7, 3.20 ERA...
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Rob Bradford
September 17, 2013 - 5:48 am
"We still have work to do." This has become Red Sox manager John Farrell's mantra leading into the final 11 games. But the reality is that the work to be done isn't about the regular season, but rather what awaits come Oct. 4. That's when the Sox will kick off their best-of-five American League...
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August 21, 2012 - 1:02 pm
The Athletics have acquired Stephen Drew from the Diamondbacks in exchange for minor league infielder Sean Jamieson . Drew, who is batting .193 this season with two home runs in 40 games with the Diamonbacks, will compete for the starting shortstop job with current A'€™s shortstop Cliff...
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July 30, 2009 - 6:28 am
The Boston Red Sox hope to return to their winning ways on Thursday afternoon. Jon Lester takes the ball for the Red Sox as rain threatens this 1:35pm afternoon start. For the complete preview, CLICK HERE . With that said, here is the starting lineup for the Boston Red Sox as they finish up their...
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