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Mookie Betts and the Red Sox
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Rob Bradford
December 01, 2019 - 8:40 am
Holiday parties can always be a dangerous thing for baseball reporters I remember during the Daisuke Matsuzaka saga leading into the 2007 season telling my wife I would not be accompanying her to a Christmas party because there was absolutely no desire to spend hours around the plates of cookies...
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November 27, 2019 - 3:35 pm
Brian Johnson cleared waivers and has been outrighted to Triple-A Pawtucket.
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Brian Johnson has been waived by the Red Sox
Rob Bradford
November 26, 2019 - 11:18 am
This was from new Red Sox pitching coach Dave Bush in The Monday Baseball Column: "It’s been well-documented that we don’t have a ton of depth right now. It’s something that may get better in the offseason or it may not. Either way, I’ll be prepared for it and I’ll have our guys prepared to be...
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Red Sox reliever Matt Barnes
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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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