John Henry

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Rob Bradford
July 12, 2019 - 10:50 am
They were two quotes Red Sox fans should carry around on cheat sheets for the next few weeks. "My take is that maybe it isn’t the best thing in the world to bring back the same team in its entirety every time. You don’t want to break a team down. But maybe a few changes wouldn’t hurt. But the...
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Alex Reimer
July 01, 2019 - 11:11 am
The most expensive team in baseball is limping towards the All-Star Break and would miss the playoffs if the season ended today. The blame for this debacle rests largely with Dave Dombrowski, who’s refused to address the Red Sox’ biggest need out of apparent ignorance or apathy. It’s difficult to...
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Rob Bradford
June 30, 2019 - 4:20 pm
LONDON -- For John Henry, the London Series ended up being a microcosm of the Red Sox entire 2019 season -- things on the field didn't go close to what he had planned. And as frustrating as the two games against the Yankees might have been Saturday and Sunday, in which the Red Sox were outscored 29...
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Alex Reimer
May 24, 2019 - 12:31 pm
The Encore Boston Harbor hotel and casino is poised to become one of the most high-profile operations in the city when it opens next month. The gargantuan resort, which is owned and operated by Wynn Resorts, will boast 671 rooms and suites, 15 restaurants and bars, a 3,000-square foot gambling hall...
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Alex Reimer
May 08, 2019 - 4:01 pm
The Boston Globe has blocked numerous comments to its articles about the Red Sox’ upcoming White House visit, including some that don’t appear to violate any editorial standards, unless one counts being critical of team owner and publisher John Henry as inappropriate. Northeastern journalism...
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Alex Reimer
April 08, 2019 - 12:02 pm
The Patriots’ biggest stars snubbing the Red Sox on Opening Day seems like something taken from the collective imagination of the team’s Defend the Wall super fans. “Mut & Callahan” producer Chris Curtis reports Robert Kraft, Tom Brady and Bill Belichick will all miss the joint World Series-...
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Rob Bradford
February 18, 2019 - 8:21 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Oh, by the way, the Red Sox blew it five years ago. That was the out-of-nowhere admission by principal owner John Henry Monday. It came and went in the midst of the 22-minute get-together with the team's ownership with nary a warning and very little follow-up. Yet the...
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John Tomase
February 18, 2019 - 3:20 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- John Henry believes Chris Sale is different, which is why he's not going to let a sore shoulder stop him from pursuing a long-term extension with the Red Sox ace. Hours after chairman Tom Werner told Mut & Callahan that Sale and the Red Sox have started discussions on a...
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Tom Werner (left) and John Henry
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John Tomase
February 18, 2019 - 3:16 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- John Henry long ago declared that pitchers in their 30s represent bad investments, and the numbers largely support this hypothesis. But there are always exceptions, and Henry believes Jon Lester was one of them. In a discussion about the merits of signing ace Chris Sale to an...
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Alex Reimer
November 08, 2018 - 3:11 pm
Bill James is becoming an embarrassment for the Red Sox. The Father of Sabermetrics, who serves as a senior advisor to the team, keeps making ignominious public comments about topics ranging from Joe Paterno’s seeming complicity in Jerry Sandusky’s repeated sexual assaults of young boys to the...
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