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Rick Porcello
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John Tomase
August 25, 2018 - 9:51 pm
It was bound to happen at some point. The Red Sox couldn't keep winning series forever. Remember the first weekend of July, when David Price got rocked in Yankee Stadium? That's the last time the Red Sox lost a series -- until Saturday night, anyway. On Saturday, the Rays cruised to a 5-1 victory,...
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Sergio Romo
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John Tomase
August 24, 2018 - 2:15 pm
Sergio Romo won't be joining the Red Sox bullpen this month. According to Jon Heyman of Fancred , the Tampa Bay Rays likely pulled back the reliever after he was claimed on trade waivers. It's unlikely the sidewinding closer would've reached the Red Sox without being claimed by a rival contender...
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Rob Bradford
August 19, 2018 - 3:53 pm
Don't worry, we won't lump this in with the Jeff Bagwell for Larry Anderson conversation quite yet. But it certainly appears as though the player the Red Sox dealt to the Rays in exchange for rental Nathan Eovaldi has a pretty good chance to at least to be a major leaguer for a while That was...
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Rob Bradford
August 19, 2018 - 8:01 am
Following the Red Sox' 5-2 win over the Rays, David Price had some quotes of interest. (For a complete recap of the Sox' win, click here.) Question: What has been the difference in your turnaround? Answer: "I made adjustments." Question: What kind of adjustments? Answer (said with a smile): "I'm...
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Rob Bradford
August 18, 2018 - 11:58 am
After making yet another spectacular catch Friday night -- this time robbing Tampa Bay's Tommy Pham in the third inning -- Jackie Bradley got plenty of praise. And deservedly so. The center field has made such feats somewhat of a science. JBJ catches everything pic.twitter.com/63CVU5s1xP — Sox...
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Rob Bradford
August 02, 2018 - 9:50 am
You’ve heard it before. “The trade is pending a medical review.” It has always seemed like somewhat of turn-key last step in any Major League Baseball acquisition. But thanks in large part to Drew Pomeranz, it is anything but. “That’s what I hear,” said the Red Sox pitcher regarding how his case...
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Rob Bradford
July 25, 2018 - 7:03 pm
BALTIMORE -- Much was made late Tuesday regarding the Yankees acquisition of Zach Britton. For good reason. If healthy, the reliever is a true decision-maker, one that the Red Sox were calling on. But according to Dave Dombrowski, Britton wasn't the priority. Nathan Eovaldi was. "I don’t mean to...
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Rob Bradford
July 25, 2018 - 12:12 pm
BALTIMORE -- With an afternoon game at Tropicana Field, Nathan Eovaldi got a chance to wear his Rays uniform one last time before heading to Boston. "When they say it’s Boston I can’t help but be excited about that," said Eovaldi just an hour or so after he had been traded from the Rays to the Red...
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Rob Bradford
July 25, 2018 - 10:54 am
BALTIMORE -- The Red Sox have countered. A day after the Yankees locked up Baltimore closer Zach Britton, Dave Dombrowski has traded for Tampa Bay starter Nathan Eovaldi. The Red Sox are sending Jalen Beeks to the Rays in return. The Athletic was first to report the deal. The 28-year-old has a 4.26...
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Rob Bradford
May 22, 2018 - 10:35 pm
It was the first week of August 2017 and Mookie Betts was frustrated. One season before he was on his way to almost winning the American League MVP, but had slipped back to mere mortal status by the time the final few months of the following campaign rolled around. He believed reality might be...
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