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Rob Bradford
August 21, 2019 - 6:49 am
After his team's 3-2 loss to the Phillies Tuesday night Alex Cora was asked the margin of error question (the fact that the Red Sox don't have much room for it). Why was this brought up? Because a bad baserunning play at a most key time offered a pretty powerful reminder regarding this team's lot...
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John Tomase
March 28, 2019 - 1:33 pm
Mookie Betts was easily the best player in baseball last year, but his isn't even the best-selling jersey in the American League East. Betts finished third on the list of best-selling jerseys thus far in 2019, according to data released by MLB.com and compiled from Fanatics online shops. The...
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Rob Bradford
January 29, 2019 - 6:23 pm
It might mean nothing. But maybe it could actually mean something. Recent sightings of Craig Kimbrel in and around Boston have now been followed by an Instagram post from Red Sox' infielder Brock Holt, posing with the closer. Hey @redsox ran into some guy today. Says he’s looking for a job...
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Rob Bradford
January 03, 2019 - 12:44 pm
A year ago the Red Sox perfectly read the J.D. Martinez market and ended up with a world championship for their efforts.
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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
August 16, 2018 - 6:24 am
PHILADELPHIA -- A loss like the one suffered by the Red Sox Wednesday night at Citizens Bank Park probably isn't making Alex Cora lose much sleep. His team still has a 10-game lead on the Yankees, heading home with a 7-2 road trip. But a red flag was raised in the Sox' 7-4 loss to the Phillies. And...
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Rob Bradford
August 14, 2018 - 9:48 pm
It was at least an interesting conversation. The situation was this ... The Red Sox and Phillies were tied at 1-1 with one out in the eighth inning and nobody on base for the visitors. Starter Rick Porcello had been cruising, allowing just one run and two hits over seven innings while striking out...
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John Tomase
July 30, 2018 - 5:52 pm
Highlights from Alex Cora's pregame media session on Monday, 24 hours before Tuesday's trade deadline . . . Asked if the trade deadline was a topic of conversation downstairs in his clubhouse, Cora smiled. "Downstairs, upstairs, everywhere," he said. "It's part of this. We know what's going on...
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Rob Bradford
December 15, 2017 - 2:07 pm
Carlos Santana was the Red Sox' No. 3 free agent target. There is J.D. Martinez, Eric Hosmer, and then was the former Indians first baseman. Now, he's no longer any kind of option. According to multiple reports, Santana has agreed to a three-year, $60 million deal with the Phillies, with a club...
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Rob Bradford
October 27, 2017 - 1:17 pm
According to multiple reports, John Farrell is interviewing for another managerial opening. As was first surfaced by The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal, Farrell met with the Nationals Friday about the job vacated by Dusty Baker, who was fired by Washington after a 97-win season. Farrell recently also...
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