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Rob Bradford
April 25, 2019 - 5:09 pm
The biggest news that came out of the Red Sox' win over the Tigers Wednesday night was how Eduardo Rodriguez learned his new and improved slider. That was because of who taught the Sox starter his new pitch, second baseman Dustin Pedroia. Meeting with the media prior to Thursday's series finale...
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Rob Bradford
April 25, 2019 - 12:23 am
Alex Cora noticed the difference: Eduardo Rodriguez was throwing a whole lot of sliders. "He’s good. We know the stuff, everybody knows it. Velocity, location, the change-up. He actually threw a lot of sliders early in the game," said the Red Sox manager after his team's 11-4 win over the Tigers. "...
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Ryan Hannable
April 12, 2019 - 10:05 pm
The first 13 games of the 2019 Red Sox season didn’t exactly go great. They were only 4-9 -- their worst start to a year since 2011 -- and didn’t once win back-to-back games. Also, their starting pitchers didn’t have a single win and only had one quality start. But, things have appeared to change,...
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Rob Bradford
April 04, 2019 - 6:53 pm
OAKLAND -- Whether they will admit it or not, this has to be maddening for the Red Sox. It's one thing to lose six of their first eight games out of the chute, but when the latest defeat is a product of another Eduardo Rodriguez head-scratcher it only adds to the frustration. Welcome to Thursday. (...
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Rob Bradford
March 31, 2019 - 1:36 am
SEATTLE -- Eduardo Rodriguez tested the Red Sox' patience once again. This time the timing couldn't have been worse. The Red Sox aren't about to jump ship on Rodriguez after 4 1/3-inning, 105-pitch, six-run outing Saturday night in the Red Sox' 6-5 loss to the Mariners. It's just the lefty's first...
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John Tomase
March 26, 2019 - 3:25 pm
If you were betting on the season-opening Red Sox rotation, you probably wouldn't have settled on this permutation. Manager Alex Cora told reporters in Arizona on Tuesday that Chris Sale will get Thursday's opening day start in Seattle, which we already knew. The rest of the rotation shook out in...
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John Tomase
March 05, 2019 - 3:00 pm
Eduardo Rodriguez's final line on Monday looked decent -- two scoreless innings, two strikeouts. But Red Sox manager Alex Cora saw something else, which is why he laid into Rodriguez after the game . Cora criticized Rodriguez for falling behind in the count and not attacking hitters, which has been...
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Rob Bradford
March 05, 2019 - 7:01 am
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- It could have been another feel-good, innocuous, early-spring training start for Eduardo Rodriguez. The lefty had pitched fairly well, displaying his improved slider while showing some athleticism in gathering up Tim Tebow's slow-roller. (And, by the way, "gathering up Tim...
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Rob Bradford
February 20, 2019 - 9:32 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- This isn't anything new. There have been other spring trainings where an excitement regarding Eduardo Rodriguez's potential has been in the air at JetBlue Park. But listening to Alex Cora Tuesday it certainly seems the optimism might be a bit more definitive this time around. "...
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John Tomase
February 20, 2019 - 9:16 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Eduardo Rodriguez was being circumspect. At his introductory press conference of the spring, Red Sox ace Chris Sale mentioned that Rodriguez was working on a new pitch that had everyone excited. Fellow starter Rick Porcello seemed involved on a back field. Pitching coach Dana...
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