Boston Red Sox

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Alex Reimer
May 21, 2019 - 10:27 am
We may finally have an explanation for Chris Sale’s lousy April. The ace left-hander, who’s struck out at least 10 batters over his last four starts, started the season with a greatly diminished fastball and inability to put hitters away. It was theorized Sale was possibly still dealing with the...
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Alex Reimer
May 17, 2019 - 2:34 pm
Dustin Pedroia’s interminable rehab stint is restarting. The Red Sox mainstay will play this weekend in Triple-A Pawtucket and be in the lineup Friday, where he is batting third and playing second base. From there, he could be called up to the big leagues in short order, if he can stay on the field...
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Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia
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Alex Reimer
May 17, 2019 - 12:41 pm
Lou Merloni and various Red Sox beat writers must be seeing more ghosts than Rose’s boyfriend in “Get Out.” Over the last several days, they have been admonishing these supposed Red Sox fans who are demanding Dustin Pedroia retire following his latest rehab setback. “The amount of Sox fans who have...
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J.D. Martinez
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Scott McLaughlin
May 16, 2019 - 11:55 am
When J.D. Martinez gets hot, look out. Over his last three games, the Red Sox slugger is 6-for-13 with four home runs, seven RBIs and five runs scored. First came a pair of dingers in an 11-2 win over the Mariners on Sunday. Then another homer in an eventual 5-4 extra-innings loss to the Rockies on...
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Robert Kraft
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Alex Reimer
May 15, 2019 - 3:28 pm
At the onset of the Robert Kraft case, most journalists took the authorities at their word. It was a big mistake, leading to misrepresentations and rather incredible exaggerations. Within days of the charges being announced, the New York Times came out with an investigative piece about the sex...
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Alex Reimer
May 13, 2019 - 9:48 am
For years, Donald Trump has attached himself to the Patriots, bragging about his friendships with Robert Kraft, Tom Brady and Bill Belichick. But now it looks like the President is taking up the Red Sox as well, following their White House visit. In a tweet Monday, Trump lauded the Red Sox’ recent...
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Red Sox visit President Trump
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WEEI
May 09, 2019 - 5:01 pm
The Red Sox visited the White House and President Trump on Thursday to celebrate their 2018 World Series championship. Check out some photos from the ceremony in the slideshow above.
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Alex Reimer
May 08, 2019 - 4:01 pm
The Boston Globe has blocked numerous comments to its articles about the Red Sox’ upcoming White House visit, including some that don’t appear to violate any editorial standards, unless one counts being critical of team owner and publisher John Henry as inappropriate. Northeastern journalism...
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Alex Reimer
May 06, 2019 - 11:53 am
Hurricane Maria was one of the deadliest natural disasters in U.S. history, killing nearly 3,000 Puerto Ricans and ravaging the poverty-stricken island. In response, President Donald Trump has insulted the territory’s political leaders , continually rebuffed relief efforts , lied about how much aid...
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Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia
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Nick Friar
May 03, 2019 - 7:00 am
Dustin Pedroia played five innings in his first rehab start for Double-A Portland on Thursday. The second baseman went 0-for-3 for the Sea Dogs, who had five hits as a team in the 10-1 loss to the Binghamton Rumble Ponies (Mets). Pedroia also made four plays at second base, starting a double play...
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