Boston Red Sox

Sam Cohn
June 13, 2019 - 11:13 am
Coming off two straight losses to the Texas Rangers, the Boston Red Sox stayed above .500 with a little help from Andrew Benintendi’s bat. In the loss on Tuesday night, Benintendi had just two at-bats before getting ejected alongside manager Alex Cora because of a close call at first base. The 24-...
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Alex Reimer
June 12, 2019 - 1:48 pm
Some people want David Ortiz to serve as the Bruins’ banner captain tonight from the ICU, because apparently they think he’s a cartoon character. How deranged. Ortiz is slowly beginning to recover from being shot Sunday in the lower back from close range, according to his wife, Tiffany. “Yesterday...
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David Ortiz
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Alex Reimer
June 12, 2019 - 12:25 pm
David Ortiz was shot, and we know some of the most specific details about the gruesome episode. We have seen footage of the shooting itself and video of an angry mob beating up one of the suspects afterwards. Despite these indelible images, however, we still have no idea about what actually led to...
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Alex Reimer
June 11, 2019 - 11:08 am
Authorities are now saying David Ortiz may have fallen victim to a premeditated attack, though they are unsure if he was the intended target. Dominican police spokesman Frank Felix Duran told CBS News it looks like Ortiz may have been the target of a hit job. But the possibility also exists that a...
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Alex Reimer
June 11, 2019 - 10:14 am
Good baseball teams are expected to win their ace’s starts, especially when he fans 10 batters and utterly dominates the competition. But the Red Sox failed to support Chris Sale Monday, falling to the Rangers in extra innings. Boston is now 4-10 in Sale’s outings this season, and the left-hander...
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David Ortiz
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Alex Reimer
June 10, 2019 - 1:37 pm
One of the suspects involved in the David Ortiz shooting remains at large, according to TMZ . The suspected getaway driver, identified as Eddy Feliz Garcia, was arrested late Sunday and remains in police custody. Authorities are still looking for the gunman who rode with Garcia to the bar on a...
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Alex Reimer
June 10, 2019 - 12:13 pm
While laying on the operating table late Sunday, David Ortiz reportedly told his surgeon to not let him die, because he is a good man. That is the best way to summarize why Big Papi is one of the most beloved Boston athletes ever. Ortiz was maybe the best clutch hitter of his generation and face of...
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Alex Reimer
June 06, 2019 - 1:31 pm
It would be incorrect to uniformly declare we are sick and tired of winning. On a local level, our sports teams’ annual championship chases still draw very high ratings, with the Patriots’ numbers even surpassing what they were at the start of the new millennium. But that is the exception, and not...
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Alex Reimer
June 05, 2019 - 3:47 pm
One contending team with a bullpen problem is reportedly pursuing Craig Kimbrel, and of course it isn’t the Red Sox. The Cubs are “pushing hard” to sign the still-free agent closer, according to the Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal . Chicago, which is tied with the Brewers atop the NL Central, has blown 11...
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Alex Reimer
June 04, 2019 - 1:08 pm
You can say many things about Tim Tebow, but he’s always appeared to be an exceptionally gracious and charitable person. That’s still the case today, even as he makes his way through the East Coast minor league baseball circuit. The PawSox reunited Tebow Sunday with Patriots fan Zack McLeod, who...
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