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Red Sox prospect Trison Casas and Red Sox all-star J.D. Martinez
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Nick Friar
April 11, 2019 - 7:00 am
It took a few games, but Triston Casas finally has his first home run as a professional baseball player, launching the Greenville Drive’s first of 2019 in Wednesday night’s 9-8 win. The Red Sox 2018 first round pick drilled the solo shot 418 feet as part of the Drive’s late surge in the comeback...
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Alex Reimer
April 10, 2019 - 10:07 am
I have a blindspot for Manny Ramirez. In my eyes, his sweet right-handed swing and larger than life persona outweigh his multiple drug suspensions. I would rather remember Manny diving to cut off Johnny Damon’s throw in the outfield than shoving down an elderly traveling security who failed to...
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Nick Friar
April 09, 2019 - 9:10 pm
Chris Sale first became a full-time Major League starting pitcher at the beginning of 2012. From that point through April 2018, he dominated the months of March and April every season (combined 33 starts), averaging almost seven innings an outing with a 2.67 ERA and 9.6 K/9. Fairly different from...
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Nick Friar
April 09, 2019 - 4:38 pm
Perhaps most notable among the former Red Sox to make their return to Fenway Park for Tuesday’s World Series ring ceremony was Manny Ramirez. Although he expressed the team has invited him in the past, it’s not every day you see the 2004 World Series MVP back in Boston. In addition to playing a...
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Rob Gronkowski and David Ortiz
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April 09, 2019 - 3:36 pm
The Red Sox celebrated their 2018 World Series title before their 2019 home opener on Tuesday. The pregame festivities featured all the returning players getting their rings, a bunch of former Red Sox -- including their most recent World Series MVPs -- taking the field, and members of the Super...
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Nick Friar
April 09, 2019 - 2:26 pm
It’s been said quite a bit since the turn of the century, but it’s hard to believe just how many championships the city of Boston has celebrated since the Patriots won their first one. While the Pats set the standard professional sports teams across the country, never mind Boston, the fact the Red...
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Alex Reimer
April 09, 2019 - 12:53 pm
Red Sox chairman Tom Werner says he’s hopeful the team will extend Mookie Betts before the reigning AL MVP reaches free agency in two years, but he recognizes Betts’ right and apparent interest in exploring the open market. In an interview Tuesday with Dale & Keefe ahead of the home opener,...
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Nick Friar
April 09, 2019 - 11:55 am
Dustin Pedroia’s return to the Red Sox lineup presents Alex Cora with a few possibilities. The second baseman is set to bat seventh, where he can provide another headache for opposing pitchers in the lower third of the order — the section of the lineup where things typically get easier for opposing...
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Alex Reimer
April 09, 2019 - 11:44 am
The Red Sox are turning the page past last season’s World Series victory, at least according to the team’s Opening Day hype video. On Tuesday morning, the Red Sox posted a 90-second hype video, which says the team recognizes the challenges that lie ahead this season. “Now, it gets harder,” the...
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Alex Reimer
April 09, 2019 - 10:24 am
While the Red Sox didn’t make any significant additions to their baseball team this offseason, America’s Most Beloved Ballpark ™ once again underwent some noteworthy alterations . Ever since John Henry and Co. purchased the Red Sox in late 2001, they’ve poured around $300 million into Fenway Park,...
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