Boston Red Sox

John Healy
November 18, 2019 - 3:20 pm
The first order of business for Boston Red Sox new head of baseball operations Chaim Bloom will be to figure out what to do with Mookie Betts. Bloom was hired because the Red Sox are looking to get under the luxury tax. Betts is the team’s star player who is a year away from free agency and made $...
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Jordan Cohn
November 06, 2019 - 2:51 pm
Chaim Bloom certainly won’t be eased into his position as the new general manager of the Boston Red Sox. While J.D. Martinez electing not to opt out of his contract theoretically should make the 2020 Red Sox a better team, it makes their stated goal of cutting costs moving forward more difficult to...
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August 21, 2019 - 6:00 am
Fenway Park may be the oldest stadium in baseball, but there’s nothing staid about Boston hotels near the baseball stadium. Boston hosts a mix of playful boutiques and refined luxury hotels, many within walking distance of a Red Sox game, giving visiting fans plenty of options of where to stay...
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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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