Boston Red Sox

Mike Cratty
March 28, 2019 - 2:36 pm
When it comes to the Red Sox' offseason approach, this year was a little different. The bullpen became the area of concern all winter and spring, but Dave Dombrowski did little to address it. Steve Lyons, Marc James, and Evan Drellich discussed this at the WEEI Red Sox Roundtable at Lord Hobo...
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Alex Reimer
March 28, 2019 - 2:32 pm
Mookie Betts is ready for some baseball. The reigning AL MVP posted an Opening Day hype video on Twitter Monday, just hours ahead of the Red Sox’ opener against the Mariners in Seattle. The montage starts with black-and-white coloring before turning to color for an array of season and playoff...
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Alex Reimer
March 28, 2019 - 1:40 pm
There is lots of rightful indignation directed towards Major League Baseball for its steadfast refusal to modernize the game and pick up the pace. The pitch clock, which commissioner Rob Manfred and Red Sox ownership have championed, won’t be implemented until at least 2022 –– when the CBA expires...
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Boston Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale
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WEEI
March 28, 2019 - 10:22 am
Baseball is back! See how ready you are for the 2019 season by taking the quiz below on the defending World Series champion Red Sox and enter to win a $60 Cumberland Farms gift card.
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Alex Reimer
March 27, 2019 - 12:37 pm
Red Sox reliever Ryan Brasier decided to bring his kids along for the team’s World Series run last October. He got called into a court as a result. The right-hander revealed to USA Today’s Bob Nightengale he received a court summons in the mail from his hometown, Wichita Falls, Texas, asking to...
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Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright
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WEEI
March 06, 2019 - 4:33 pm
A thin Red Sox bullpen just got thinner. MLB announced Wednesday afternoon that pitcher Steven Wright has been suspended 80 games for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing drugs. Wright reportedly tested positive for Growth Hormone Releasing Peptide 2 (GHRP-2) . Wright was...
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Alex Reimer
February 21, 2019 - 12:03 pm
Baseball’s glacial free agent market serves as a perfect symbol for the biggest problem that ails America’s former pastime: nothing happens, and when something actually does happen, it takes forever. In a sport where the ball isn’t even put into play 31-percent of the time, roughly two dozen...
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Alex Reimer
February 20, 2019 - 1:08 pm
Get ready for more Dennis Eckersley in the NESN broadcast booth this Red Sox season. The animated analyst tweeted Wednesday he's signed a five-year extension with the regional sports network that will put him in the booth for 85 games. It's time to party. Earlier Wednesday, NESN announced its booth...
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Alex Reimer
February 19, 2019 - 10:33 am
Red Sox pitchers can say they love their fans, but their opposition to the pitch clock shows their words are nothing more than lip service. It is selfish behavior to expect people to wait 25.2 seconds between pitches, which is the average time it took Red Sox pitchers to throw the ball last season...
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Red Sox chairman Tom Werner
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Alex Reimer
February 18, 2019 - 12:09 pm
Red Sox chairman Tom Werner acknowledged Monday on “Mut & Callahan” there are tensions between the owners and players heading into MLB’s upcoming collective bargaining negotiations. One of the biggest issues is the maddening stagnation of the free agency market, which is the reason why Bryce...
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