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August 12, 2018 - 12:47 am
By MARTY DOBROW “I try to explain, and people are like: ‘WHAT happened?????’” -- Charlie Zink, August 8, 2018 The game itself—the one played 10 years ago today, August 12, 2008—was unquestionably one of the strangest in Red Sox history, arguably even in baseball history. Consider the basics: - In...
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John Tomase
July 30, 2018 - 8:42 pm
Adrian Beltre has been the one that got away for the last 10 years. Might he finally be coming back to Boston? A source tells WEEI.com's Rob Bradford that a reunion appears unlikely. According to a report from NBC Sports Boston , the Red Sox have discussed a deal with the Rangers to acquire the...
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Rob Bradford
July 29, 2018 - 6:59 am
The last time the Rangers swung through town Adrian Beltre left quite an impression, at least on one member of the Red Sox. For a good 30 minutes, Beltre took the time to sit down with Rafael Devers, who had idolized the veteran third baseman growing up. The pair talked about a lot of things, but...
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Rob Bradford
July 28, 2018 - 1:59 pm
According to a major league source, the Red Sox are expressing interest in Texas closer Keone Kela. With the uncertainty surrounding the Red Sox' bullpen of late thanks to Joe Kelly's downturn and some inconsistency from the other set-up men, such an acquisition wouldn't come as a surprise. The Sox...
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Rob Bradford
May 06, 2018 - 2:44 am
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Craig Kimbrel had every right to savor the moment. After needing 11 pitches to lock down the Red Sox' 6-5 win over the Rangers Saturday night, Kimbrel was greeted by his grandfather in the first row of the stands next to the visitors' dugout, and then his teammates, who offered...
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John Tomase
May 04, 2018 - 11:09 pm
On the day Bartolo Colon made his big league debut in 1997, Rafael Devers wasn't quite six months old. When Colon made his first All-Star team, Devers had just learned to walk. When Colon won the AL Cy Young Award in 2005, Devers was not yet 10. And so it went that the oldest player in the leagues...
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Rob Bradford
May 04, 2018 - 1:21 am
ARLINGTON, Texas -- In case you haven't noticed, the Yankees are one game in back of the Red Sox. Alex Cora's team is now just 5-7 since their 17-2 start, allowing for an entirely different perception of what we're dealing with the American League East. No longer are these Red Sox the team that had...
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Rob Bradford
May 03, 2018 - 6:56 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas -- The interview back then was somewhat out of nowhere. Alex Cora had finished his playing career two years before, having dug into the world of television with ESPN. So when he got the call from Rangers general manager Jon Daniels to interview for the vacant Texas managing job...
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Scott McLaughlin
February 26, 2018 - 4:24 pm
The Bruins' path to the Stanley Cup Final just got a bit tougher. The Eastern Conference-leading Tampa Bay Lightning reportedly pulled off a blockbuster deal for defenseman Ryan McDonagh just before Monday afternoon's trade deadline. The Lightning also reportedly landed forward J.T. Miller in the...
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Ty Anderson
December 16, 2017 - 9:41 pm
Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy, who couldn’t hide his grin when he unsuccessfully tried to cheat the Bruins into a numbers game in an overtime designed for just three skaters, found the perfect word to describe his team’s 3-2 overtime loss to the Rangers. “Goofy.” It was goofy when Michael Grabner...
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