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Rob Bradford
June 02, 2019 - 9:11 am
NEW YORK -- Sunday was going to be a very, very long day for Dana LeVangie. And it had nothing to do with hits, outs, pitches, wins or losses. And that was just fine for the Red Sox' pitching coach. This was about life, not baseball. Immediately after the Sox' loss to the Yankees Saturday night...
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Rob Bradford
May 14, 2019 - 11:33 am
You might remember the scene from the movie "Bull Durham" when Robert Wuhl's character -- the Durham Bulls' pitching coach -- goes out to visit the mound where Crash Davis (Kevin Costner) and others are trying to make sense of a myriad of items. Crash Davis: We're dealing with a lot of shit. Larry...
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Ryan Hannable
October 26, 2018 - 9:25 am
David Price had only one bad inning in Wednesday's Game 2 against the Dodgers when he allowed two runs in the fourth inning during the 4-2 win. But, maybe there was a reason for the poor inning -- the Dodgers hitters knew what was coming at the plate. According to Scott Miller of Bleacher Report ,...
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Rob Bradford
September 28, 2018 - 11:47 pm
East Bridgewater football is rarely going to win out over the Red Sox vs. Yankees, even if you're simply a paying customer. But it did Friday night. Alex Cora and Dave Dombrowski made sure of it. Early Friday Dana LeVangie got the call from Cora telling him the team didn't want the pitching coach...
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Rob Bradford
September 14, 2018 - 11:24 am
Much has been made of the Red Sox' doing everything in their power to make sure pitchers aren't running on fumes come October. Fewer innings. Disabled list stints. Managed pitch counts. But there is one aspect of the approach taken by Dana LeVangie and Alex Cora that should be brought to the top of...
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Rob Bradford
June 25, 2018 - 9:40 am
The day John Farrell was let go by the Red Sox, I was talking to one pitcher, asking him about where he thought things might go. "I'll tell you the one guy they have to keep," he said, "Dana LeVangie." The proclamation was a bit surprising considering of all the pieces of this puzzle the bullpen...
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Rob Bradford
June 03, 2018 - 12:07 am
HOUSTON -- If you paid close attention to the final few innings Saturday night, you might have noticed Christian Vazquez doing something out of the norm. Even with no baserunners on, the Red Sox catcher gave multiple signs to all of his relievers -- Heath Hembree, Joe Kelly and Craig Kimbrel -- as...
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Rob Bradford
November 08, 2017 - 4:10 pm
Dana LeVangie is getting his biggest break yet. The Brockton native and Whitman-Hanson High graduate has been named the new Red Sox pitching coach. LeVangie, a graduate of American International College, has served as the team's bullpen coach since 2013 and has spent his entire 27-year career in...
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Mike Petraglia
August 16, 2015 - 8:41 am
It's only appropriate the Red Sox are going to the bullpen to find relief for interim manager Torey Lovullo. The Red Sox , through Lovullo, announced Sunday morning that longtime bullpen coach Dana LeVangie would be promoted Lovullo's bench coach in the dugout. Accordingly, Lovullo also announced...
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Mike Petraglia
February 19, 2013 - 10:54 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The irony of the situation was rich Tuesday. Jason Varitek , the former Red Sox captain, was in front of the pitcher's mound on Field '2' throwing pitches to catchers, observing how they called defensive signals, received the ball and threw to second and third base. Manager John...
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