Mitch Moreland

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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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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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