Brandon Workman

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Amin Touri
August 08, 2019 - 10:18 pm
It’s been an up-and-down year for Chris Sale, and while recent outings have ranged from disappointing to embarrassing, Thursday saw the ace back to his very best. Sale was dominant in a 3-0 Red Sox win over the Angels, going eight shutout innings and giving up just two hits and striking out 13...
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Nick Friar
July 31, 2019 - 6:17 pm
Neither Alex Cora nor Dave Dombrowski was disappointed the Red Sox didn’t get a deal done at the MLB Trade Deadline, even though the Indians, A’s and Rays, the three teams ahead of Boston in the Wild Card standings, all made moves. Nothing for the Red Sox though, despite having multiple...
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Amin Touri
July 26, 2019 - 4:00 pm
With bullpen reshuffles ongoing as the Red Sox look to find the right formula for their relievers, Alex Cora addressed the bullpen situation on Ordway, Merloni & Fauria on Friday and made it fairly clear who the closer is: Brandon Workman. "I think the last two or three weeks, anyone paying...
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Rob Bradford
July 24, 2019 - 1:21 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- There are the metaphorical sighs of relief and then there are the actual sighs of relief. Alex Cora let out the latter after his postgame meeting with the media Tuesday night. It was that type of win for the Red Sox. (For a complete recap of the Sox' 5-4 win, click here.) Up...
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Rob Bradford
July 18, 2019 - 7:41 am
It was fairly uncomfortable watching, Brandon Workman trying to get those final five outs in what would be a 5-4 Red Sox win over the Blue Jays. Forty-five pitches. One run on a hit and two walks. The go-ahead runner standing at first base when that final out was made. (For a complete recap, click...
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Amin Touri
July 07, 2019 - 4:53 pm
In serious need of some consistency heading into the All-Star break, the Red Sox put together a nearly complete performance in a 6-3 win to sweep the Tigers on Sunday, with a lineup continuing to click, David Price throwing five strong innings and the bullpen falling one pitch short of closing it...
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Amin Touri
July 04, 2019 - 11:17 pm
Alex Cora said in June that it seemed like the Red Sox had an easier time mounting big comebacks than protecting leads, and with Boston overturning a five-run deficit in Toronto on Thursday, he might have had a point. Marco Hernandez, who’s making a habit of coming through in big moments, went...
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Nick Friar
July 03, 2019 - 9:04 am
Ever since Andrew Miller lit the world on fire with his ridiculous run in the 2016 postseason, the baseball sabermetricians have been clamoring to eliminate the closer role. “Your best reliever should pitch in situations of the highest leverage.” “Why can’t your closer pitch in the eighth inning...
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Amin Touri
July 02, 2019 - 10:16 am
As the Red Sox bullpen continues to struggle through the middle part of the season, with back-to-back relief disasters against the Yankees in London over the weekend, Boston appears to be looking internally for help with NESN’s Tom Caron reporting that Nathan Eovaldi could be used as the closer...
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Rob Bradford
June 16, 2019 - 7:16 am
What is it like being a father and big league ballplayer? It's complicated. The opportunity to have a child around a major league team can be priceless. The images of assistant hitting coach Andy Barkett's teenage son working out with the Red Sox represents a unique opportunity for any aspiring big...
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