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Rob Bradford
November 07, 2018 - 1:56 pm
Craig Kimbrel figures to have some options heading into this offseason. One them might be landing in Philadelphia. According to Jon Morosi of MLB.com the Phillies are interested in Kimbrel heading free agency, with the closer also figuring to get some attention from the Red Sox, Atlanta and St...
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Rob Bradford
November 05, 2018 - 1:01 pm
What do the Red Sox need? Usually heading into the GM meetings -- which are unfolding the next few days in Carlsbad, Calif. -- it's pretty clear there is a priority. Last year it was getting someone who could hit the ball out of the park. Hence, J.D. Martinez. This time the conversation is a bit...
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Rob Bradford
October 22, 2018 - 6:02 pm
Last year much was made of how different the baseballs used in the World Series were compared to the ones used in the games leading up to the postseason's final round. It was determined that the ones used in the Fall Classic were slicker than normal, making it difficult for the pitchers to obtain...
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Rob Bradford
October 21, 2018 - 8:24 am
The Houston Astros' excuse for why they sent a person affiliated with the organization next to the Red Sox dugout in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series -- suggesting they were trying to catch the Red Sox cheating -- is made to look even worse considering the protocol Major League...
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Alex Reimer
October 19, 2018 - 12:23 pm
The most remarkable thing that happened during the Red Sox’ five-game walloping of the Astros wasn’t David Price finally winning a playoff start. Baseball writers, who usually spend the month of October romanticizing America’s (former) Pastime, turned against their own sport. Baseball's biggest...
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Alex Reimer
October 10, 2018 - 4:07 pm
The Red Sox will be going head-to-head with the Patriots Sunday night, because MLB says it decided that was the best way to maximize the audience for Game 2 of the ALCS. In an email to me, a league spokesman explained MLB’s rationale behind the decision. “Our goal in determining start times for...
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WEEI
September 26, 2018 - 6:38 am
By EVAN MARINOFSKY Judging the state of baseball off of what has gone on in Boston this summer would be like evaluating the state of Earth off of the United States: it’s asinine and an unfair representation. When one moves past America’s most beloved ballpark and its big, green left field wall,...
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Alex Reimer
August 24, 2018 - 11:11 am
Ex-Red Sox prospect and current White Sox flamethrower Michael Kopech is the latest baseball player to apologize for resurfaced offensive tweets he wrote in his younger years. This is a troubling trend. Kopech, who made his Major League debut with the White Sox Tuesday, said the anti-gay and racist...
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Alex Reimer
July 31, 2018 - 11:02 am
Jon Lester addressed the string of recently resurfaced racist and homophobic tweets from three upstart baseball stars with nuance that’s often absent from our polarizing political discourse. Over the weekend, Twitter users posted old tweets from Braves lefty Sean Newcomb and Nationals third baseman...
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