Mitch Moreland

Red Sox first baseman Mitch Moreland
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Nick Friar
April 11, 2019 - 10:47 pm
Ken Giles wanted no part of Mitch Moreland in the ninth inning. Boston’s No. 3 hitter had already tagged a home run into the Red Sox bullpen in the seventh, and with Mookie Betts on third, Giles was doing everything he could to keep the reigning MVP from getting a big lead. By focusing on Betts,...
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Mike Cratty
April 11, 2019 - 11:15 am
In a season that has continued to be underwhelming for the Red Sox , Mitch Moreland has managed to shine. Most recently, he has hit home runs in his past two games, and three in his last four. On Sunday, his solo home run was the deciding factor in a 1-0 win over the Diamondbacks. Without Moreland’...
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Rob Bradford
March 30, 2019 - 4:04 am
SEATTLE -- This wasn't exactly apples to apples. But it certainly bore the same kind of fruit. When Mitch Moreland launched his pinch-hit homer in Game 4 of the World Series he was flat-out sitting on a first-pitch changeup. The result was the hardest hit homer measured in an October Classic game...
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John Tomase
October 28, 2018 - 12:03 am
Mookie Betts feeds the homeless, Alex Cora walks on water, and the Red Sox crush souls. There’s no other way to describe what they did to the Dodgers on Saturday night. It was like something out of Hellraiser. One moment, the Dodgers were cruising to a 4-0 victory and a World Series tied at two...
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Ryan Hannable
October 13, 2018 - 6:06 pm
Red Sox first baseman Mitch Moreland is on the ALCS roster, but is not starting in Game 1 against Houston right-hander Justin Verlander. Manager Alex Cora acknowledged he isn't 100 percent after suffering a hamstring injury against the Yankees in the ALDS, and also added he actually wasn't...
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Ryan Hannable
October 13, 2018 - 4:34 pm
Despite being on the ALCS roster, Mitch Moreland is not healthy enough to play in Game 1 against the Astros Saturday night. Moreland injured his hamstring against the Yankees, stayed on the ALCS roster, but is not well enough to start against right-hander Justin Verlander. Moreland is 10-for-32...
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Rob Bradford
October 12, 2018 - 5:58 pm
Watching and listening to Mitch Moreland it sure seems like he is ready to participate as an active member of the Red Sox for the American League Championship Series. The first baseman participated in some light running and fielding drills to test his ailing hamstring, which kept Moreland out of...
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Rob Bradford
September 22, 2018 - 4:02 pm
The immediate takeaway from Alex Cora's lineup Saturday was that Mookie Betts is not in it. Another day of rest for the outfielder and his oblique. Andrew Benintendi LF, Ian Kinsler 2B, Rafael Devers 3B, J.D. Martinez RF, Xander Bogaerts SS, Mitch Moreland DH, Brock Holt 1B, Blake Swihart C, Jackie...
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Rob Bradford
August 23, 2018 - 6:29 pm
When it came to padding, Fenway Park missed a spot. While sliding to catch a first-inning pop-up off the bat of Yandy Diaz, Mitch Moreland's left knee rammed into the concrete lining the photo pit next to the new Jim Beam seating area. After running out a fly ball the subsequent half inning, the...
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August 23, 2018 - 1:32 pm
Mitch Moreland's left knee took another hit Thursday afternoon. The Red Sox first baseman bruised what had already been a balky left knee by sliding into the barrier in front of the first base photo pit, chasing a Yandy Diaz foul pop up. The team classified the injury as a left knee contusion...
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