Mitch Moreland

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Rob Bradford
July 08, 2018 - 7:58 pm
The Red Sox will be well-represented in Washington, D.C. at next week's All-Star Game, with five players guaranteed to be going and one more in the mix. Having won the fan balloting at their respective positions were Mookie Betts (OF) and J.D. Martinez (designated hitter), with Chris Sale and Craig...
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Rob Bradford
July 07, 2018 - 3:36 pm
Mitch Moreland left Tuesday night's game in Washington D.C. in the third inning and hadn't played since. He returns to the Red Sox lineup Saturday in Kansas City. The first baseman is slotted in at the cleanup spot against Royals righty Brad Keller. Moreland's replacement, Steve Pearce, managed to...
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Rob Bradford
July 03, 2018 - 7:09 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Steve Pearce insurance policy paid off Tuesday night. Red Sox first baseman Mitch Moreland was forced from his team's game against the Nationals in the third inning after experiencing back spasms. He was replaced by Pearce, who doubled in his first at-bat. Moreland, who is...
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Rob Bradford
June 30, 2018 - 3:12 pm
NEW YORK -- After getting the day off against Yankees starter CC Sabathia Friday night, allowing Steve Pearce to make his Red Sox debut, Mitch Moreland returns to the starting lineup, manning first base against New York righty Sonny Gray. Moreland comes into Saturday night's tilt with the most at-...
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Rob Bradford
June 29, 2018 - 6:26 pm
NEW YORK -- We have no idea how Steve Pearce will impact the fortunes of the Red Sox. But after listening to Alex Cora we do have a pretty good grasp on how he will be used in trying to make it a positive impression. "Now, we have options late in the game when a righty starts. We got options on the...
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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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