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Rob Bradford
February 16, 2019 - 1:46 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Heath Hembree did alright for himself for the majority of the 2018 season. The reliever appeared in 67 games, going through a run for the majority of the year where Alex Cora designated him as the go-to relief pitcher when it came to coming in with runners on base. He would go...
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Ryan Hannable
December 21, 2018 - 1:04 pm
Although it's not a huge move, the Red Sox have brought back one of their relievers for 2019. The team announced Friday it has agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Heath Hembree on a one-year contract for the 2019 season. Multiple reports say the deal is worth $1,312,500 million. Hembree has...
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Lucy Burdge
October 30, 2018 - 7:17 am
Welcome to Tuesday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . TUESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: Detroit at Boston, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSB) NBA: Philadelphia at Toronto, 7:30 p.m. (NBATV) NHL: Boston at Carolina, 7 p.m...
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Rob Bradford
October 22, 2018 - 6:02 pm
Last year much was made of how different the baseballs used in the World Series were compared to the ones used in the games leading up to the postseason's final round. It was determined that the ones used in the Fall Classic were slicker than normal, making it difficult for the pitchers to obtain...
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John Tomase
September 04, 2018 - 12:36 pm
Tony La Russa basically invented the modern bullpen, with its specialists and setup men clearing a path to the closer. And when he discusses the ideal of mix of complements, he hits upon the issue that plagued the Red Sox relief corps perhaps as much as anything else in August. It's all about not...
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Lucy Burdge
May 21, 2018 - 5:51 am
Welcome to Monday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . MONDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: NY Yankees at Texas, 8 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Colorado at LA Dodgers, 11 p.m. (MLB Network) NBA: Boston at Cleveland,...
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Ryan Hannable
May 10, 2018 - 11:25 pm
NEW YORK — Thankfully, the Red Sox have J.D. Martinez on their side. Martinez snapped a 4-4 tie with a solo homer to right in the top of the eighth inning, which proved to be the game-winning hit in the Red Sox’ 5-4 win over the Yankees Thursday night. "I hit it, and I was like blowing, praying,...
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Rob Bradford
July 17, 2017 - 11:54 pm
The momentum shift was swift. Just a few minutes after the Red Sox had tied Monday night's game with the Blue Jays up at 3-3 thanks to a Dustin Pedroia's double -- which also included Mookie Betts' ending the inning by getting thrown out at home -- the hosts found themselves in the kind of...
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Jackie Bradley produced the game-winning homer on Friday against the Tigers.
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John Tomase
June 09, 2017 - 10:48 pm
Jackie Bradley Jr. is heating up. The Red Sox should ride the wave. At this time last year, Bradley had just completed a 29-game hitting streak that helped propel him to the All-Star Game. Though he's not producing at that level this time around, there's no question he has figured some things out...
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Koji Uehara
John Tomase
September 05, 2016 - 7:27 am
Some help could be on the way for the Red Sox bullpen. Reliever Koji Uehara, out since July 19 with a pectoral injury that threatened his season, was activated on Monday, when the Red Sox open a three-game series with the San Diego Padres, but won't be available until Tuesday. Uehara threw a...
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