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Nick Friar
August 03, 2019 - 11:28 pm
After only pushing across two runs in Game 1 of Saturday’s doubleheader at Yankee Stadium, the Red Sox offense looked better in Game 2. Not as good as it can be, but more like its normal self. Still wasn’t enough. Neither was the players-only meeting the team had between games. "When things get...
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Amin Touri
July 04, 2019 - 10:46 pm
It’s been written to death that Alex Cora routinely calls Hector Velazquez and Brian Johnson the “MVPs” of the Red Sox’ 2018 success for the consistency they brought to the fifth starter role, important depth pieces during Boston’s historic 108-win season. That consistency has been nonexistent this...
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Rob Bradford
June 29, 2019 - 6:24 am
LONDON -- As expected, the Red Sox added a couple of players for their two-game series with the Yankees, appointing Sam Travis as the team's 26th man while allowing catcher Oscar Hernandez to travel with the team. What wasn't anticipated was the team placing Brian Johnson on the 10-day injured list...
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Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright
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Nick Friar
June 10, 2019 - 7:00 am
Steven Wright made his 2019 debut with Triple-A Pawtucket in Sunday’s 5-3 loss to the Rochester Red Wings (Twins). Wright’s start to the season had been delayed due to his recovery from his injured left knee, as well as his 80-game suspension for testing positive for a performance-enhancing...
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Nick Friar
June 05, 2019 - 7:00 am
The hottest Red Sox prospect of 2019 continues to draw attention. After destroying pitching with Class A Advanced Salem to the tune of a .387 average and a .998 OPS through 50 games, Jarren Duran finally got his promotion. The 2018 seventh-rounder made his debut for Double-A Portland in Tuesday’s 5...
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Nick Friar
May 31, 2019 - 7:00 am
Kyle Hart made about as good of a first impression as he could have in Triple-A Pawtucket’s 4-0 win over the Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Phillies) on Thursday. The left-hander struck out eight, gave up five hits and didn’t walk anyone in his complete game shutout. Hart’s win also happened the first...
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Boston Red Sox pitcher Brian Johnson
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Nick Friar
May 22, 2019 - 8:13 am
Brian Johnson made his second appearance for a Red Sox farm team as part of his rehab from left elbow inflammation that landed him on the 10-day injured list back on April 6. He came on in relief for Triple-A Pawtucket against the Columbus Clippers (Indians) in his first outing, and his numbers...
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Boston Red Sox pitcher Brian Johnson
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Nick Friar
May 16, 2019 - 7:00 am
Up until Wednesday, Brian Johnson had been on the shelf since April 6 with left elbow inflammation. The lefty made his return to the mound for a rehab appearance with Triple-A Pawtucket in their game against the Columbus Clippers (Indians). Johnson threw 32 pitches (20 strikes) in 1 2/3 innings of...
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Red Sox pitcher David Price
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Nick Friar
May 11, 2019 - 12:08 pm
After playing catch on Friday, David Price is slated to throw a bullpen on Sunday as he works through his return from left elbow tendinitis. “We’ll see how that goes and decide what we’re going to do after that,” Alex Cora said. The Red Sox are slated to host the Rockies for a two-game set starting...
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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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