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Rob Bradford
November 07, 2018 - 9:06 am
Of course, the Yankees would love to have Chris Sale. But their general manager has absolutely no regrets about not making a deal for the lefty ace two years ago when presented the opportunity. Speaking at the general managers' meetings in Carlsbad, Calif. Brian Cashman told reporters that the...
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John Tomase
November 06, 2018 - 10:20 am
J.D. Martinez and Chris Sale played pivotal roles in the Red Sox winning a franchise-record 108 games and the World Series, but neither will be up for year-end awards. Martinez was not named a finalist for MVP, while Sale didn't make the final three in the Cy Young race. Because Sale basically didn...
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John Tomase
October 30, 2018 - 2:19 pm
The Red Sox picked up Chris Sale's $15 million option for 2019, checking the first and most obvious item off their off-season to-do list. Sale just completed one of the most team-friendly contracts in baseball, a six-year, $45 million extension with the White Sox that ran through 2018 with an...
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Aaron Halford
October 30, 2018 - 11:22 am
The Red Sox rolled through the postseason en route to their ninth World Series title, knocking off the Yankees, Astros and Dodgers while losing just one game in each round. The championship run featured a bunch of unforgettable moments, so let's take a look back at the top 10. 10. J.D. Martinez...
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John Tomase
October 29, 2018 - 4:16 am
LOS ANGELES – The Red Sox wanted to do right by Chris Sale, but they had some parameters. Out of fairness to Sale and the team, they decided they wouldn’t pitch the injured left-hander in Game 5 of the World Series with less than a two-run lead. When J.D. Martinez blasted a solo homer to give the...
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John Tomase
October 28, 2018 - 11:18 pm
LOS ANGELES – The 2004 Red Sox ended the Curse. The 2007 Red Sox proved it wasn’t a fluke. The 2013 Red Sox made Boston strong. Now comes 2018 and a new designation – the greatest Red Sox team of all. Baseball’s beasts finished their rampage through the postseason with a 5-1 victory over the...
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John Tomase
October 28, 2018 - 4:26 am
LOS ANGELES – Red Sox fans need no reminder of the impact a well-timed dugout speech in Game 4 of the World Series can make. Five years ago in St. Louis, David Ortiz rallied his teammates to victory and an eventual title with an impassioned sermon. On Saturday night, it was Chris Sale’s turn. With...
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John Tomase
October 27, 2018 - 11:11 pm
Chris Sale had some words for his Red Sox teammates on Saturday night. FOX cameras caught the Red Sox ace exhorting his teammates with what appeared to be an expletive-laden diatribe as the tried to mount a comeback from a 4-0 deficit agianst the Dodgers bullpen in Game 4 of the World Series. Sale...
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Alex Reimer
October 24, 2018 - 12:57 pm
Going forward, any general manager who considers signing starting pitchers to long-term deals worth more than $200 million should be forced to watch the first half of Dodgers-Red Sox Tuesday. Clayton Kershaw and Chris Sale, two of the best pitchers of their generation, labored through truncated...
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Ryan Hannable
October 23, 2018 - 9:14 am
Ever since coming to the Red Sox via trade prior to the 2017 season, Chris Sale has been one of the best pitchers in baseball and has given the team an ace it desperately needed. The left-hander went 17-8 in 2017 with a 2.90 ERA in 32 starts, and then followed it up with a 12-4 record with a 2.11...
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