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Ryan Hannable
July 16, 2019 - 3:23 pm
The Andrew Cashner era in Boston will begin Tuesday night as the right-hander will get the start against the Blue Jays. Christian Vazquez will get the start behind the plate with Brock Holt at second base as the team faces Jays right-hander Jacob Waguespack. Following his big night Monday, Michael...
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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 03, 2019 - 10:24 pm
A difficult first half continued for Chris Sale on Wednesday, with the lanky lefty struggling to put it all together again in Toronto. Sale went 5.2 innings and gave up five runs on nine hits — including three homers — while walking two and striking out only five, another uninspiring start from the...
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Amin Touri
July 02, 2019 - 11:04 pm
Bouncing back from a rough weekend against the Yankees in London, the Red Sox hung double-digit runs on the Blue Jays and racked up 15 hits in a 10-6 win in Toronto on Tuesday. (For a complete recap, click here.) Having been snubbed for the All-Star Game this week, Rafael Devers made his point with...
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Boston Red Sox players Sandy Leon, Chris Sale, Steve Pearce, Xander Bogaerts, and Eduardo Nunez
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Nick Friar
May 24, 2019 - 11:08 pm
It looked like the Red Sox entered another dimension in Friday’s 4-3 loss to the Astros. (For a complete recap, click here.) Less than a week after giving up three runs (two earned) to the Red Sox at Fenway, Wade Miley looked more like Chris Sale than Chris Sale did. The former Red Sox starter...
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Rob Bradford
May 17, 2019 - 11:48 am
Christian Vazquez has his goals, as he articulated once again Wednesday night. "I want to be in the Top 5 catchers in the league," he told WEEI.com, "and we’re working on that." He certainly is. The guy who wasn't even necessarily deemed a lock-down starter at the start of this season has emerged...
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Second baseman Michael Chavis
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Ryan Hannable
May 12, 2019 - 4:29 pm
It’s safe to say the Red Sox have turned things around following their rough start to the year. Following Sunday’s 11-2 win over the Mariners, the team is now three games over .500 and quickly back in the mix at the top of the AL East standings. ( Click here for a complete game recap. ) The offense...
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Rob Bradford
April 23, 2019 - 12:01 pm
Christian Vazquez only got one start at designated hitter in the entire 2018 season. That came on June 7 against Detroit pitcher Matthew Boyd. It was the kind of lineup luxury afforded Red Sox manager Alex Cora for much of the season because he was carrying three catchers, with the presence of...
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Rob Bradford
April 22, 2019 - 8:13 am
When Blake Swihart was designated for assignment we were distracted from what really mattered. The first focus immediately shifted on Swihart, the former first-round pick who many believed simply wasn't given the kind of chance he deserved. Then there was the conversation regarding Sandy Leon,...
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Rob Bradford
April 21, 2019 - 7:21 am
This Red Sox season has had a very distinct feel. It's that vibe you get when waking up to face another day is simply about punching the clock and hoping that Groundhog Day fog will lift. They won the World Series and now, six months later, they are seemingly trudging through life with very little...
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