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Rob Bradford
November 08, 2018 - 8:01 pm
The awards keep rolling in for the Red Sox. Here's the latest (per the team's media relations) ... J.D. MARTINEZ AND MOOKIE BETTS EARN LOUISVILLE SLUGGER SILVER SLUGGER AWARDS Martinez Becomes First Player to Receive Two Silver Slugger Awards in a Season J.D. Martinez and Mookie Betts have received...
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Rob Bradford
November 08, 2018 - 11:20 am
Life is good for Mookie Betts, and it only figures to get better. Just a few days removed from his 26th birthday the Red Sox outfielder won a World Series and welcomed his first child into the world. And in one week he will likely be named American League MVP. Then comes the really interesting...
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Lucy Burdge
November 07, 2018 - 5:36 am
Welcome to Wednesday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . WEDNESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: Philadelphia at Indiana, 8 p.m. (ESPN) NBA: Minnesota at LA Lakers, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN) NHL: Pittsburgh at...
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J.D. Martinez and Mookie Betts
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John Tomase
November 06, 2018 - 1:34 pm
The MVP finalists are in and you’re never gonna believe this, but they’re ordered almost exactly like WAR. In the American League, the finalists are Mookie Betts (10.4), Mike Trout (9.8), and Jose Ramirez (8.0). They ranked 1-2-3 in Fangraphs WAR, or fWAR, which is not the kind of thing you’ll find...
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J.D. Martinez
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John Tomase
November 06, 2018 - 10:20 am
J.D. Martinez and Chris Sale played pivotal roles in the Red Sox winning a franchise-record 108 games and the World Series, but neither will be up for year-end awards. Martinez was not named a finalist for MVP, while Sale didn't make the final three in the Cy Young race. Because Sale basically didn...
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Rob Bradford
November 04, 2018 - 6:24 pm
The Red Sox were well represented when it came to the announcement of this season's American League Rawlings Gold Glove Award winners. Both Mookie Betts and Jackie Bradley Jr. earned the award for their work in the outfield, with Ian Kinsler getting the nod at second base. For Bradley Jr. it was...
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John Tomase
November 02, 2018 - 12:42 pm
Mookie Betts hit leadoff in every game he started this season, but Alex Cora plans on ending that streak on Opening Day in 2019. Cora hopes to make an exception for a player who once meant every bit as much to the team as Betts did last year – and maybe will again. Dustin Pedroia, Cora’s former...
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Alex Reimer
November 01, 2018 - 9:46 am
Over the last few years, flying aluminum Bud Light cans have become synonymous with Boston championship parades. During the Patriots’ Rolling Rallies in 2015 and 2017, some revelers tossed cheap beer and nips of Fireball in Rob Gronkowski’s direction, with spectacular results. The Patriots’ tight...
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John Tomase
October 28, 2018 - 11:18 pm
LOS ANGELES – The 2004 Red Sox ended the Curse. The 2007 Red Sox proved it wasn’t a fluke. The 2013 Red Sox made Boston strong. Now comes 2018 and a new designation – the greatest Red Sox team of all. Baseball’s beasts finished their rampage through the postseason with a 5-1 victory over the...
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John Tomase
October 28, 2018 - 7:37 pm
Mookie Betts is having a lousy offensive postseason. He might only have one more chance to change that narrative. Red Sox manager Alex Cora has a hunch that breakout performance is coming on Sunday night. Speaking to reporters before the potential clinching Game 5 of the World Series, with the Red...
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