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Rob Bradford
October 25, 2019 - 9:33 am
The conversation with a baseball executive took place in the final days of the 2019 season, with all attention shifted away from what was happening on the field and toward the idea of who might replace Dave Dombrowski. Some candidates' names were surfaced, with the exec bringing up Tampa Bay...
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Rob Bradford
October 24, 2019 - 9:22 pm
The Red Sox may be on the verge of finding Dave Dombrowski's replacement. The Sox have interviewed Rays Vice-President of Baseball Operations Chaim Bloom for the job of their next chief decision-maker when it comes to baseball matters. The 36-year-old has been working hand in hand with Tampa Bay GM...
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Rob Bradford
October 23, 2019 - 10:39 am
David Ross explained on the Bradfo Sho podcast this week how much he wanted the job. Now he has it. According to multiple reports, the Cubs will hire the former Red Sox catcher to become their next manager. (David Kaplan of NBC Sports Chicago was first to report the news.) Ross, who worked in the...
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Rob Bradford
October 21, 2019 - 11:37 am
The Red Sox are thinking somewhat outside the box when it comes to hiring their next assistant hitting coach. Sources confirmed Monday that the Red Sox are bringing in Peter Fatse to fill the position vacated by Andy Barkett. (The news was first reported by Brandon Warne of Zone Coverage.) The 32-...
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Rob Bradford
October 20, 2019 - 6:04 pm
The Red Sox' front office has been partaking in a flurry of interviews of late, needing to fill spots for their pitching coach, assistant pitching coach and assistant hitting coach positions. One notable name has been surfaced as a candidate. According to Yahoo! Sports' Tim Brown former Reds...
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Chris Sale
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June 14, 2019 - 1:24 pm
Red Sox starter Chris Sale began the season with a 7.43 ERA in his first five starts, along with generating a 22.2 percent home run to fly ball rate, and some began to question if the 30-year-old was losing his dominant stuff.
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Alex Reimer
April 03, 2019 - 11:48 am
When Braves star center fielder Ronald Acuna inked an eight-year extension worth $100 million Tuesday, the baseball world gasped at the team-friendly nature of the deal. It was taken as another sign of MLB’s broken economic landscape, where young All-Stars are buying out their arbitration and free...
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Boston Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale
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WEEI
March 28, 2019 - 10:22 am
Baseball is back! See how ready you are for the 2019 season by taking the quiz below on the defending World Series champion Red Sox and enter to win a $60 Cumberland Farms gift card.
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Alex Reimer
March 21, 2019 - 12:18 pm
Stephen A. Smith is starting to implode before our very eyes. The bombastic, and dare I say borderline iconic, ESPN personality seems to be living in an alternate sports reality, where Hunter Henry played tight end for the Chargers last season and Dwayne Haskins is Michael Vick reincarnated. Nobody...
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Rob Bradford
March 14, 2019 - 6:52 am
You wanted change, you got at least a little change. According to The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal and ESPN's Jeff Passan Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players' Association have agreed upon two fairly significant adjustments, neither of which impact the actual game itself. The...
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