Major League Baseball

Dan Mennella
March 16, 2020 - 2:33 pm
Major League Baseball has pushed back Opening Day by at least eight weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic, in accordance with US government recommendations handed down on Sunday.
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Rob Bradford
October 20, 2019 - 8:03 am
Ten years ago it was a decision that some might have rolled their eyes at. When the 2009 season came to a close Johnny DiPuglia was entrenched as a valued member of a Red Sox international scouting department that helped secure a pair of World Series championships, having been in the organization...
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February 08, 2019 - 12:46 pm
The following is a statement by Nick Francona, son of former Red Sox and current Indians manager Terry Francona. It is in response to an investigation conducted by Major League Baseball regarding Francona's time with the Los Angeles Dodgers. For more on the situation Francona is responding to,...
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Lucy Burdge
November 27, 2018 - 5:45 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: LA Lakers at Denver, 9 p.m. (NBATV) NHL: Vegas at Chicago, 8 p.m. (NBCSN) AROUND THE WEB: -- Rob Gronkowski is...
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Rob Bradford
August 02, 2018 - 9:50 am
You’ve heard it before. “The trade is pending a medical review.” It has always seemed like somewhat of turn-key last step in any Major League Baseball acquisition. But thanks in large part to Drew Pomeranz, it is anything but. “That’s what I hear,” said the Red Sox pitcher regarding how his case...
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Rob Bradford
July 10, 2018 - 9:56 pm
Talking to Rick Porcello about the state of Major League Baseball, one can't help but come away with this thought -- it must be nice to be as passionate about anything as the Red Sox pitcher is about this subject. Coincidentally, it's a topic that seems to be something people really want to talk...
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Rob Bradford
July 06, 2018 - 8:22 am
Shifts. Equipment. Schedules. Rules. They are all in the cross-hairs when it comes to trying to identify the evolution of Major League Baseball. But how about batting practice? You better believe it. "Yes. I believe that," said Red Sox manager Alex Cora. The question posed to Cora was in regards to...
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Rob Bradford
July 02, 2018 - 12:05 pm
The date sometimes goes under the radar, but shouldn't. July 2 marks the moment Major League Baseball teams can officially start locking up many of the stars of tomorrow. From July 2 until July 15, international players who are 17 years old, or will turn 17 by the end of the first season of his...
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Rob Bradford
June 18, 2018 - 2:09 pm
When Pedro Martinez talks, people listen. That's why what the former Red Sox pitcher had to say on the Ordway, Merloni and Fauria Show Monday afternoon when it came to the state of baseball was so telling. Martinez, who just pitched in the Red Sox' Alumni Game last month, offered a candid...
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MLB wants to eliminate porn bots infiltrating Facebook game broadcast comments
Lucy Burdge
May 01, 2018 - 8:04 am
Major League Baseball is still working through some glitches in its Facebook Watch broadcast package, one of which the league might want to address sooner than the others. During a game streamed on Thursday, the comments section of the Facebook Watch Diamondbacks-Phillies game was spammed with porn...
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