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Ryan Hannable
August 30, 2017 - 3:19 pm
It looks like Dustin Pedroia could be back in the Red Sox lineup soon. The second baseman hasn't played in a game since Aug. 8 when he served as the Red Sox' designated hitter, but hasn't played in the field since July 28 because of an injured left knee. After a good work week in Toronto, he could...
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Ryan Hannable
August 30, 2017 - 3:08 pm
Time is running out for David Price. There's just about a month left in the regular season, meaning not much time for the left-hander to come back to the Red Sox this season. He's been on the disabled list since July 28 with an elbow injury. Price has started throwing again and will off the mound...
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Rob Bradford
August 28, 2017 - 10:59 am
TORONTO -- It was Aug. 28, 2011 and the Red Sox were fresh off what would be their last two-game winning streak of the season, a doubleheader sweep of the A's. It was the first of what would be two straight off days thanks to Hurricane Irene, with Terry Francona's team sitting a season-high 31...
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Brooks Sutherland
August 26, 2017 - 2:45 pm
Red Sox manager John Farrell admitted to a lineup mistake in Friday night’s 16-3 loss to the Orioles. Because of an odd situation in which Mitch Moreland, a position player, was asked to pitch in the ninth, Farrell put Hanley Ramirez in at first base in the top of the ninth. Ramirez however was...
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Jackie Bradley
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John Tomase
August 23, 2017 - 6:40 pm
CLEVELAND -- On Tuesday night, Red Sox manager John Farrell hoped that Jackie Bradley would be able to avoid the disabled list. On Wednesday, he explained why the center fielder needed to be placed on the 10-day DL with a sprained thumb. Bradley was injured while awkwardly stretching around catcher...
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Nick Neville
August 23, 2017 - 4:10 pm
As has been the case for much of the season, Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel’s usage was a key topic of discussion in John Farrell’s weekly appearance on Dale & Holley Wednesday. For the full interview, go to the Dale & Holley audio on demand page . When asked whether four-out saves for...
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Matt Barnes
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John Tomase
August 22, 2017 - 12:11 am
CLEVELAND -- John Farrell didn't necessarily want to turn to Matt Barnes in the eighth inning on Monday night with the Red Sox beating the Indians by a run. But his options were limited. Addison Reed wasn't available after throwing twice in the previous three days. Farrell similarly wanted to avoid...
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Rob Bradford
August 18, 2017 - 5:49 pm
A week ago, it appeared as though David Price was on the path back to the Red Sox' rotation. Now the tone regarding the pitcher has taken a turn for the worse. Red Sox manager John Farrell said prior to his team's game against the Yankees Friday night that Price has stopped his throwing program for...
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Red Sox reliever Addison Reed
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John Tomase
August 14, 2017 - 4:46 pm
Red Sox manager John Farrell had what he described as a "professional conversation" with Addison Reed on Sunday night after attempting to remove the reliever in the middle of an at-bat in the ninth inning of a victory over the Yankees. Reed had thrown one pitch to Jacoby Ellsbury when Farrell left...
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Alex Reimer
August 14, 2017 - 10:28 am
When the Red Sox hired John Farrell as manager in October 2012, he was viewed as an imposing figure who would command respect throughout the locker room. Clay Buchholz, in fact, once said he was “ scared ” of his former pitching coach. Now, parse that image of Farrell with the bewildered-looking...
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