Red Sox spring training

Alex Cora
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John Tomase
February 13, 2019 - 5:46 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Alex Cora wanted to pick Bill Belichick's brain about winning back-to-back titles this offseason, but the two never managed to connect. They'd certainly be tackling the problem from very different points of view, as Cora made clear with his thoughts on "turning the page," which...
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Alex Cora
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John Tomase
February 13, 2019 - 4:34 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Red Sox won 108 games last year and then romped to a World Series title. Manager Alex Cora believes they can be better. How is that, you ask? Allow him to explain. Making his first comments of spring training as pitchers and catchers began workouts, Cora laid out clear areas...
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Boston Red Sox spring training
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WEEI
February 13, 2019 - 12:49 pm
Baseball is back! The Red Sox officially opened spring training on Wednesday with the first official pitchers and catchers workout. Check out some photos from the day in the slideshow above. Dave Dombrowski addressed the media Wednesday as well, and said he's happy with the Sox' bullpen options ...
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John Tomase
August 29, 2018 - 1:47 pm
The playoffs haven't even started yet, but the Red Sox are already getting a jump on spring training, announcing their 2019 schedule in Fort Myers. The Red Sox will open the spring on Feb. 22 at JetBlue Park with their annual kickoff against Northeastern. Their big league slate starts the next day...
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Rick Porcello
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John Tomase
March 16, 2018 - 9:29 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- With so much focus on the raggedy back of the Red Sox rotation, it's easy to lose sight of the pitcher who could make or break the team's chances. Right-hander Rick Porcello is two years removed from a Cy Young Award and one year removed from the opposite of a Cy Young Award. He...
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Rick Porcello hurls on Wednesday in Port St. Lucie. (Jasen Vinlove/USA Today Sports)
John Tomase
March 08, 2017 - 11:17 am
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- A Red Sox rotation already battered by injuries to David Price, Drew Pomeranz, and Steven Wright could ill-afford to lose defending AL Cy Young winner Rick Porcello, too. So everyone in Red Sox colors at Tradition Field on Wednesday held their collective breath when a fourth...
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Dustin Pedroia
John Tomase
February 13, 2017 - 5:50 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Red Sox made the announcement via an October press release, and fans can be forgiven if it slipped their notice -- second baseman Dustin Pedroia underwent left knee surgery to repair a meniscus injury. That's the last we heard about the injury until Monday, when Pedroia...
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Steven Wright
John Tomase
February 12, 2017 - 6:08 pm
Remember when the Red Sox had too many starters? Now they've got questions about Nos. 4-6, chief among them, All-Star knuckleballer Steven Wright. We are now closing in on six months since Wright last threw a pitch. He injured his shoulder on Aug. 6 while pinch running against the Dodgers. He...
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David Murphy
John Tomase
March 01, 2016 - 5:08 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- David Murphy can come home again. The former Red Sox outfielder, drafted with the first pick of Theo Epstein's GM career, officially joined Red Sox camp on Tuesday after signing a minor league deal. Murphy, 34, was the team's first-round pick (No. 17 overall) in the 2003 draft...
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