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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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Lucy Burdge
November 06, 2018 - 6:40 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: Washington at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. (NBATV) NHL: Edmonton at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN) AROUND THE WEB: -- The Red Sox...
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Rob Bradford
November 01, 2018 - 3:21 pm
Immediately after the Red Sox win, John Henry offered his initial thoughts on whether or not his club would be visiting the White House. Henry's stance? "I think we will (go to the White House)," the principal owner told WEEI.com. Speaking to the media Thursday morning, Red Sox manager Alex Cora...
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John Tomase
October 10, 2018 - 2:00 am
John Henry heard the dismissals of his team after the Red Sox split the first two games of the American League Division Series, and he didn't like the negativity, not one bit. Then again, he didn't consider anything new, either. "I don't know. It felt like the media thought when it was 1-1 that we...
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Rob Bradford
September 13, 2018 - 7:39 am
Go back to the last time the Red Sox won 100 games and it's not that difficult to identify the key contributor. Starting pitchers Boo Ferriss and Tex Hughson certainly did their part, but it was Ted Williams who was the straw that stirred that 1946 drink. Things aren't quite as simple these days...
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