Mitch Moreland

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Alex Reimer
June 13, 2018 - 12:06 pm
Mookie Betts is back in the Red Sox’ lineup for their series finale against the Orioles Wednesday. Manager Alex Cora insinuated he would err on the side of caution when Betts returned from the disabled list Monday. Sure enough, that’s exactly what happened. Betts was on the bench Tuesday after...
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Rob Bradford
June 12, 2018 - 8:21 pm
BALTIMORE -- Mitch Moreland wasn't worried about playing time this spring training despite the perceived logjam at first base. He pointed to 2017 when another perceived roster roadblock resulted in more games played than any other season in his career. He was right. Hanley Ramirez is gone and...
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Ryan Hannable
May 06, 2018 - 5:41 pm
Although Chris Sale was 2-1 with a 2.14 ERA through seven starts this season, he wasn't as dominant as he was for the majority of last season. That appeared to change Sunday, as Sale gave his best performance of the season in the Red Sox' 6-1 win over the Rangers. ( Click here for a complete game...
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Rob Bradford
April 21, 2018 - 1:45 am
Alex Cora can officially do whatever he wants. In 19 games, he has (almost) earned a Belichickian-level of benefit of the doubt. Sure, starting your managerial career at 17-2 has something to do with the newfound cache. But it's how Cora has gotten to this point that has truly allowed for a desk...
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John Tomase
April 19, 2018 - 1:28 am
Remember when the Red Sox used to play competitive games? Those were the days. Baseball's hottest team since the second game of the season, the Red Sox have become its most overwhelming squad over the last week. They extended the best start in franchise history with a 9-0 victory in Anaheim on...
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Rob Bradford
February 20, 2018 - 3:13 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Everyone knew this day was probably coming. J.D. Martinez's presence on the Red Sox is about to make things just a bit more complicated, which was why early Tuesday afternoon media members immediately went to the lockers of Mitch Moreland and Hanley Ramirez. "He's a force,...
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John Tomase
February 20, 2018 - 2:41 pm
Here's a smattering of reaction from Red Sox players to the impending acquisition of slugging free agent J.D. Martinez, who should provide a much-needed dose of power. First baseman Mitch Moreland, who could lose at-bats in an arrangement that puts Hanley Ramirez at first and Moreland at DH: "He's...
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Rob Bradford
February 13, 2018 - 10:58 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Want to know why Mitch Moreland is here, and not preparing for accommodations in some free agent workout across the state? Listen to how the first baseman's 6-year-old son responded upon his father landing for another spring training at JetBlue Park. "He's fired up," Moreland...
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Rob Bradford
December 18, 2017 - 5:33 pm
At the MLB winter meetings, Scott Boras broke off an interesting analogy. "When you're in the bus, you don't go anywhere without a road. I don't make those roads," the agent said. Dave Dombrowski just managed to constuct at least somewhat of a bicycle path. The Red Sox president of baseball...
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Rob Bradford
December 18, 2017 - 4:11 pm
Well, this was somewhat unexpected. The Red Sox have announced their first big free agent signing is a familiar name -- Mitch Moreland. The 32-year-old Moreland has agreed to a two-year contract with the Sox, who (for now) keep the same first base/designated hitter combination, with Hanley Ramirez...
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