Josh Smith

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Amin Touri
July 04, 2019 - 10:46 pm
It’s been written to death that Alex Cora routinely calls Hector Velazquez and Brian Johnson the “MVPs” of the Red Sox’ 2018 success for the consistency they brought to the fifth starter role, important depth pieces during Boston’s historic 108-win season. That consistency has been nonexistent this...
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Rob Bradford
June 14, 2019 - 1:35 am
Why would Josh Smith serve as the Red Sox' closer Thursday night? Alex Cora tried to play coy when asked that question after his team's 7-6 win over the Rangers, but ultimately couldn't hide the real reason. "That’s our new closer. Matchups. Bullpen by committee," Cora deadpanned. "No, Heater (...
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Cameron Kerry
June 06, 2018 - 10:31 am
Here are all the happenings from the Red Sox farm system on Tuesday. TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (25-30): L, 7-4 vs. Louisville -- Josh Smith, called up to start Tuesday's game from Double-A Portland, pitched three innings and did not allow a run. His outing lowered his ERA to 3.26 on the season...
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March 04, 2015 - 3:27 am
Welcome to Wednesday'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 . WEDNESDAY'S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: Jazz at Celtics , 7:30 p.m. (CSNNE) NBA: Lakers at Heat, 8 p.m. (ESPN) NBA: Trail Blazers at Clippers, 10:30 p.m...
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July 17, 2014 - 6:51 am
Josh Smith '€™s tenure in the Motor City might only last one season. The versatile forward has been at the center of recent trade talks that could ship the former Hawk to the Kings, according to ESPN.com. Talks between both parties started last month before tailing off due to a lack of progress...
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June 25, 2014 - 4:54 am
The once strange Rajon Rondo to Sacramento rumors continue to persist, and the latest development makes more sense than any previous narrative. According to ESPN.com's Marc Stein , the Kings and Pistons have discussed a deal that would pair Josh Smith  with Rudy Gay  and DeMarcus Cousins  in...
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May 14, 2014 - 9:48 am
The Pistons' hunt for a coach is over, as the team announced that it has hired Stan Van Gundy to serve as both coach and president of basketball operations . "€œStan is a proven winner in our league,"€ said Pistons owner Tom Gores  in a team statement . "He instills his teams with passion,...
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July 02, 2013 - 8:14 am
The New Orleans Pelicans rebranded themselves by changing their mascot this season, and they are starting to do it in terms of their personnel this offseason. The Pelicans strengthened their backcourt on draft day by dealing for All-Star point guard Jrue Holiday . Now, they are making an aggressive...
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June 25, 2013 - 9:52 am
If the Celtics can unload captain Paul Pierce to a team with enough cap space to absorb his $15.3 million contract next season -- acquiring an equally hefty trade exception in return -- Danny Ainge already has a sign-and-trade package prepared to offer the Hawks for unrestricted free agent Josh...
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March 08, 2013 - 8:27 pm
Josh Smith was in Boston, so naturally it was time to ask Josh Smith about the latest Josh Smith to the Celtics trade rumors. It's like an annual rite of passage for the Hawks forward whose contract expires at season's end. Leading up to the Feb. 21 trade deadline, this season's rumors had either...
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