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John Tomase
December 12, 2018 - 9:09 pm
Dave Dombrowski doesn't want to hear about any stinking title windows. Addressing reporters at the Winter Meetings in Las Vegas, Dombrowski disagreed with the notion that the Red Sox' title window is closing. "I've never bought that," he said. "I've heard it before. When I was with Detroit I heard...
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Rob Bradford
December 12, 2018 - 3:10 am
LAS VEGAS -- The question was posed to Alex Cora Tuesday at the MLB winter meetings: Which player are you looking forward to watching take the next step? "Looking forward to Jackie the whole season," said the Red Sox manager. "That's going to be cool. We had a conversation at Christian (Vazquez's)...
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Rob Bradford
December 11, 2018 - 9:25 pm
LAS VEGAS -- Since putting the World Series in the rearview mirror Alex Cora has repeatedly said the Red Sox aren't going to be resting on their laurels. Tuesday he offered perhaps the first example of the world champs turning the page. Meeting with the media at the MLB winter meetings Cora...
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John Tomase
December 11, 2018 - 4:48 pm
The Red Sox are reportedly entertaining trade offers for Rick Porcello, Xander Bogaerts, and Jackie Bradley Jr. in an effort to clear salary from the game's highest payroll, according to a report from USA Today's Bob Nightengale. Per Nightengale ( via Twitter ): "The Boston # Redsox , trying to...
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Rob Bradford
December 11, 2018 - 2:50 pm
LAS VEGAS -- Two years ago it was Rich Hill, the journeyman lefty in his mid-30's, who had punctuated a remarkable comeback story by sitting in front of the assembled media at the MLB winter meetings to announce his three-year contract. Monday it was Nathan Eovaldi's turn. "It's hard to explain,"...
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Rob Bradford
December 11, 2018 - 2:28 pm
LAS VEGAS -- Eduardo Rodriguez swung through the MLB winter meetings Tuesday talking a whole lot of Fortnite (he was in town to play in an MLB-sponsored tournament for the video game) and a little baseball. But perhaps the most interesting topic that came up -- besides designating Joe Kelly, David...
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Kenyan Drake
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John Tomase
December 11, 2018 - 11:44 am
In the immediate aftermath of Sunday's shocking 34-33 defeat to the Dolphins, Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy posed a question: is this the worst non-playoff loss in Boston sports history? All due respect to the Hall of Fame writer, but not even close! Shaughnessy should know this as well as anyone...
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Rob Bradford
December 11, 2018 - 1:39 am
CHANDLER, Arizona -- It is Dustin Pedroia's dream home. Big enough for seven Christmas trees. Now it houses the calm before the storm. This is where Pedroia is preparing to take on the crossroads of his career. When the 34-year-old drew up the blueprints for his sprawling abode a few years ago the...
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Chris Sale
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John Tomase
December 10, 2018 - 11:02 pm
As far as Chris Sale is concerned, Chris Sale’s shoulder is no one’s business but Chris Sale’s. That’s why specifics have been hard to come by since the ace Red Sox left-hander first hit the disabled list on July 31 with mild shoulder inflammation. And it’s why the team offered nothing more than a...
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Rob Bradford
December 10, 2018 - 7:35 pm
LAS VEGAS -- Dave Dombrowski wasn't about to definitively say Craig Kimbrel wasn't going to fit into the Red Sox' plans, or even mention the closer by name when discussing his free agent situation. But it wasn't difficult to read between the lines. "No, not really," Dombrowski told the local media...
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