Mitch Moreland

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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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Rob Bradford
October 10, 2017 - 8:18 am
Now that the Red Sox' season is over, we will start hearing details about injuries we knew about, and some we didn't. One which was revealed after the Sox' season-ending, Game 4 loss to the Astros was Mitch Moreland's knee issue. While it was known that Moreland battled through a broken toe for...
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Rob Bradford
August 30, 2017 - 10:06 pm
TORONTO -- Rick Porcello, Hanley Ramirez and Mitch Moreland. They were all supposed to be fairly important pieces of the Red Sox' 2017 puzzle. Wednesday night they finally became perfect fits. For much of this season, things haven't gone quite as planned for the trio. Porcello struggled mightily...
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Rob Bradford
August 19, 2017 - 1:00 am
Mitch Moreland stood at first base a happy man. The usually stoic southerner couldn't contain his joy this time, wearing the kind of smile that he clearly saves for special occasions. That's what happens when you do what Moreland did: rip a pinch-hit single up the middle, driving in a pair of...
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Rob Bradford
July 31, 2017 - 8:52 am
First base. It has been surfaced as a possible trade deadline target for the Red Sox. The conversation was made possible because of the team's desperation to find some other avenue for an influx of power. But there was also the downturn of the regular first baseman, Mitch Moreland. Dating back to...
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Ryan Hannable
July 25, 2017 - 12:51 am
With the offense scuffling, the Red Sox made a move on Sunday to help insert life into the lineup by promoting 20-year-old prospect Rafael Devers from Triple-A Pawtucket. Devers wasn’t in the lineup Monday, but will be on Tuesday, although Monday’s 4-0 loss to the Mariners showed the Red Sox may...
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Ryan Hannable
July 14, 2017 - 3:16 pm
With the Red Sox facing Yankees left-hander Jordan Montgomery Friday night, two of their top left-handed hitters in Andrew Benintendi and Mitch Moreland will be out of the lineup. This is the first game of the second half of the season. Sam Travis will get the nod at first base, while Chris Young...
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Nick Neville
July 12, 2017 - 1:26 pm
The Red Sox have already passed the midway point in their season, but the All-Star break has always presented an opportunity to assess a team’s first-half success. Sitting in first place in the AL East with a 50-39 record, the Sox are in a good spot. Vegas apparently agrees, as Oddshark unveiled...
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Brooks Sutherland
June 27, 2017 - 12:01 am
Mitch Moreland keeps hitting home runs. With a streak of two homers in as many games entering Monday, the Red Sox first baseman made it three longballs in as many games (all first at-bats) in the bottom of the first when he sent Twins pitcher Jose Berrios’ delivery 406 feet to left-center field...
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Rob Bradford
June 19, 2017 - 9:36 pm
KANSAS CITY -- Mitch Moreland clearly doesn't like talking about the slight fracture in his left big toe. "I knew something wasn't right in there," he told WEEI.com before the Red Sox' game against the Royals Monday night. "You've got bumps and bruises all season. It's just one of those things. You...
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