Ian Kinsler

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John Tomase
December 14, 2018 - 4:33 pm
The Red Sox just lost their Dustin Pedroia insurance. Second baseman Ian Kinsler, acquired last summer when it became clear that Pedroia wouldn't be able to contribute to the 2018 season, agreed to a two-year, $8 million deal with the Padres, according to The Athletic. Kinsler, 36, won a Gold Glove...
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Rob Bradford
November 04, 2018 - 6:24 pm
The Red Sox were well represented when it came to the announcement of this season's American League Rawlings Gold Glove Award winners. Both Mookie Betts and Jackie Bradley Jr. earned the award for their work in the outfield, with Ian Kinsler getting the nod at second base. For Bradley Jr. it was...
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Rob Bradford
October 27, 2018 - 5:22 am
LOS ANGELES -- There's no way around it. If Ian Kinsler makes the play on Yasiel Puig's grounder up the middle -- the kind of play the second baseman has routinely executed this season -- the Red Sox are heading into Game 4 of the World Series one win away from a championship. But he didn't make it...
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Ryan Hannable
October 16, 2018 - 1:19 pm
Facing Astros left-hander Dallas Keuchel in Game 3 of the ALCS, Red Sox manager Alex Cora is loading up on righties. Ian Kinsler will start over Brock Holt at second base, Eduardo Nunez will start over Rafael Devers at third base, and Christian Vazquez will start at catcher over Sandy Leon. Vazquez...
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Ryan Hannable
October 14, 2018 - 3:35 pm
A night after scoring two runs in Game 1 of the ALCS against the Astros, Alex Cora is changing things up a bit. Rafael Devers will get the start at third base over Eduardo Nunez, Ian Kinsler will start at second base over Brock Holt and Christian Vazquez will start behind the plate over Sandy Leon...
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Ryan Hannable
October 13, 2018 - 4:34 pm
Despite being on the ALCS roster, Mitch Moreland is not healthy enough to play in Game 1 against the Astros Saturday night. Moreland injured his hamstring against the Yankees, stayed on the ALCS roster, but is not well enough to start against right-hander Justin Verlander. Moreland is 10-for-32...
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John Tomase
October 09, 2018 - 10:37 pm
The Yankees won 100 games and in almost any other year would've coasted to homefield advantage throughout the playoffs. But not this year. This year belongs to the Red Sox. Boston didn't win 108 games to lose in the Division Series, and it definitely didn't win 108 and the American League East to...
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Rob Bradford
September 05, 2018 - 9:09 pm
ATLANTA -- Brandon Phillips scored three runs Wednesday. He hit a 95 mph fastball 432 feet at an exit velocity of 108 mph. He made a very, very good defensive play and ran the bases with the kind of smart aggressiveness good teams thrive on. How did he do all of this? Because there is still a...
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Rob Bradford
September 03, 2018 - 4:23 pm
ATLANTA -- Ian Kinsler learned about his new team immediately after walking back to the dugout following the second baseman's first at-bat with the Red Sox. "My first night I tried to bunt in my first at-bat. (Xander Bogaerts) led off with a double and I think we were down one and I figured the...
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