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Brock Holt of the Boston Red Sox
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Rob Bradford
November 21, 2019 - 11:04 am
There have been few Red Sox players heading into free agency more popular among the New England sports fandom than Brock Holt. Good clubhouse guy. Charitable. (His work with the Jimmy Fund has been next-level.) His young son Griff has become an Instagram-induced Boston sports icon. And, most...
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Rob Bradford
November 20, 2019 - 9:08 pm
Well, that didn't work out as the Yankees had planned. The Jacoby Ellsbury era in the Bronx has come to a close after the Yankees released the 36-year-old Wednesday night. Ellsbury had one more year left on his seven-year, $153 million deal with New York meaning the Yankees are still on the hook...
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Rob Bradford
November 20, 2019 - 8:33 pm
The Red Sox adjusted their roster Wednesday night. In the process, five minor-leaguers had their lives significantly altered, as well. The Sox added first baseman Bobby Dalbec, infielder C.J. Chatham, outfielder Marcus Wilson, and pitchers Kyle Hart and Yoan Aybar to their 40-man roster, leaving...
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Rob Bradford
November 19, 2019 - 10:49 am
New Red Sox Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom and general manager Brian O'Halloran ventured over from the Omni Scottsdale to Dustin Pedroia's nearby Arizona home Thursday. An approach was reinforced. The two Red Sox' executives offered their initial view of Pedroia's status heading into the 2020...
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Rob Bradford
November 18, 2019 - 1:38 pm
The Baseball Hall of Fame has announced the candidates for its 2020 class and it a healthy amount of Red Sox connections. The list includes 32 candidates, 18 of which are new to the ballot. Former Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is undeniably the most notable addition. Candidates must be named on 75...
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Rob Bradford
November 18, 2019 - 12:12 pm
The Red Sox entered the 2019 season with the lowest-ranked minor league system in the game according to Baseball America. Midway through the year, they jumped up to No. 23. And judging by BA's most recent list of Top 10 players in the Sox system, there might be some optimism regarding the future...
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Rob Bradford
November 17, 2019 - 7:53 am
The Red Sox have been clearly willing to go down what can be an uncomfortable path, that of giving one player the kind of annual average salary that might make up a small market team's entire payroll. Offers along those lines have been made to Mookie Betts. As good of a player as Betts is, such a...
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Rob Bradford
November 15, 2019 - 1:27 pm
Ben Cherington is getting another chance. A source has confirmed that the former Red Sox general manager has accepted the opportunity to run the baseball operations department for the Pirates. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was first to report the news of Cherington's commitment to Pittsburgh...
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Rob Bradford
November 15, 2019 - 12:12 pm
The Noah Song story is a complicated one. The Red Sox' fourth-round pick from last June left a tremendously positive impression on his new organization during a two-plus-month stint with Single-A Lowell. Considering he was one of four finalists for the Golden Spikes Award (best collegiate baseball...
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Lucy Burdge
November 14, 2019 - 10:37 am
Alex Cora responds to Dale & Keefe's question about the Astros sign-stealing investigation.
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