rafael devers

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Rob Bradford
October 13, 2019 - 7:49 am
The year was 2013 and the Red Sox had a decision to make. They knew a good chunk of the $2.9 million they had to spend in the international free-agent market was going to go to one player. The top of Boston’s list had two names: Rafael Devers and Gleyber Torres. “We really liked Gleyber,”...
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Rob Bradford
September 28, 2019 - 1:54 pm
Rafael Devers has earned a conversation reserved for a select few in Major League Baseball. According to a source, the Red Sox are planning on offering Devers a contract extension in the offseason. The team has not extended the 22-year-old such an offer to date. Devers is completing just his second...
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Rafael Devers
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Nick Friar
September 21, 2019 - 10:32 pm
Mitch Moreland was almost the hero on Saturday, hitting his third home run of the series against the Rays. But the Red Sox, once again, let the game get away in the bottom of the 11th, losing 5-4 to Tampa Bay for the second time in as many days. Two other Red Sox hitters drove in the team’s other...
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Nick Friar
September 03, 2019 - 10:46 pm
The Red Sox entered Tuesday night’s game 5.5 games behind the Indians for the second Wild Card spot, six behind the Rays, who have the top spot. Both teams lost, to lesser opponents (White Sox and Orioles). But the Red Sox could not make up any ground, falling to the Twins 6-5. ( For a complete...
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Rob Bradford
August 19, 2019 - 8:53 am
The Red Sox won Sunday. They swept the Orioles. There were still plenty of sad trombones to go around. The guy David Dombrowski signed up to be the top-of-the-rotation ace for the next five years, Chris Sale, was packing his bags to visit Dr. James Andrews. Another pitcher the Sox were counting on...
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Rob Bradford
August 16, 2019 - 9:20 am
Rafael Devers has become one of the best hitters in the major leagues this season . Thanks to some hard-line trade talk by Dave Dombrowski a few years ago the third baseman is doing his thing as a member of the Red Sox. Talking to John Tomase of NBC Sports Boston, Dombrowski explained how Devers...
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Rob Bradford
August 14, 2019 - 6:30 am
It would seem to be a good time to appreciate what we're seeing in Rafael Devers. Tuesday night the Red Sox third baseman offered the latest punctuation on what has been his breakthrough season, doing so in historic fashion. He became the first player in major league history to collect six hits,...
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Nick Friar
August 03, 2019 - 11:28 pm
After only pushing across two runs in Game 1 of Saturday’s doubleheader at Yankee Stadium, the Red Sox offense looked better in Game 2. Not as good as it can be, but more like its normal self. Still wasn’t enough. Neither was the players-only meeting the team had between games. "When things get...
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Amin Touri
July 28, 2019 - 4:49 pm
With the Red Sox winners of five of their last six and with a chance to complete a four-game sweep of the Yankees on Sunday night, Alex Cora had praise for his rotation's performance over the last week or so as the team claws back into the playoff hunt. Boston's starters have thrown a total of 43.1...
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Sam Cohn
July 11, 2019 - 11:00 am
Just over the halfway mark of the season, the Boston Red Sox are 49-41 and sitting in third place in the AL East. Much of their success up to this point is thanks to 22-year-old All-Star snub Rafael Devers, who has put up one of the best performances by a third baseman in the league. In a game that...
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