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Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts (50) celebrates his 23rd homer of the season with David Ortiz on Friday in Los Angeles. (Jayne Kamin-Oncea/USA Today Sports)
John Tomase
August 05, 2016 - 9:08 pm
Steven Wright turned back the clock to May on Friday night, and the Red Sox followed his lead. The knuckleballer dominated the Dodgers in the fashion that earned him a spot on the American League All-Star team. The offense exploded. Put the two together and the Red Sox claimed their first easy...
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Rich Hill
John Tomase
August 01, 2016 - 10:48 am
Cross two more names off the list of potential Red Sox targets: left-hander Rich Hill and outfielder Josh Reddick. The two former Red Sox were traded by the A's to the Dodgers on Monday in advance of baseball's trade deadline for a trio of minor league right-handed pitchers. At one point, Hill was...
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Carl Crawford
John Tomase
April 01, 2016 - 10:01 am
If there's anyone who knows what Pablo Sandoval is feeling right now, it's Carl Crawford. The former Red Sox outfielder endured torrents of criticism during his time in Boston for failing to live up to a $142 million contract. After leaving Boston during the 2012 purge to the Dodgers, he did not...
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Aroldis Chapman
Rob Bradford
December 07, 2015 - 5:49 am
NASHVILLE -- According to multiple reports the Dodgers are on the verge of securing one of the most dynamic bullpen arms in the game. Both FoxSports.com and CBSSports.com both report that Los Angeles has struck a deal to acquire reliever Aroldis Chapman from the Reds. It isn't yet known what...
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July 31, 2014 - 5:27 am
Hall of Fame baseball writer Peter Gammons appeared on Dennis & Callahan on Thursday to discuss Jon Lester '€™s potential departure and other trade rumors surrounding the Red Sox . To listen to the interview, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page . Multiple teams have been...
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Rob Bradford
June 22, 2014 - 8:14 pm
According to a major league source, there is "nothing going on" regarding the Red Sox and a possible acquisition of Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp . There had been reports that the Sox were heavily scouting Los Angeles, with Kemp as a potential target. But while the Red Sox continue to explore...
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February 27, 2013 - 7:18 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The proximity is fascinating. On one end of the row of pitchers in the Red Sox clubhouse in Fort Myers sits Allen Webster , the quiet, rocket-armed prospect who has been opening eyes in the early stages of spring. Near the other end of that same row is Ryan Dempster , the...
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January 11, 2013 - 10:18 am
Small world. Rubby De La Rosa , the right-hander with a huge arm whom the Red Sox acquired the Dodgers in last summer's blockbuster, encountered former Dodgers 20-game winner Ramon Martinez -- an instructor for Los Angeles -- early in his career. And while it is typically the young pitchers who...
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December 30, 2012 - 4:12 am
Over the final week of 2012, WEEI.com will count down the top 10 stories of the year in Boston sports. This entry in the countdown is No. 4: the Red Sox ' megatrade with Dodgers Check out our previous entries: No. 10: NHL lockout No. 9: Wes Welker's up-and-down year No. 8: Bruins' early playoff...
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Rob Bradford
August 27, 2012 - 9:20 pm
DENVER -- Following his Dodgers debut -- in which he allowed three runs over 5 2/3 innings -- Josh Beckett met with the media in the visitors' clubhouse. The former Red Sox pitcher noted that he regretted missing on a few key pitches, and that he was "the second-best pitcher out there," praising...
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