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Rob Bradford
October 03, 2019 - 10:28 am
Steve Pearce is at a career crossroads, one which he discussed in his appearance on the Bradfo Sho podcast. Pearce is coming off a 2019 season that saw the 36-year-old only play in 29 games, finishing with a .180 batting average and .530 OPS. He struggled with injuries starting in spring training,...
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Rob Bradford
September 30, 2019 - 1:39 pm
Red Sox president and CEO Sam Kennedy has found himself in the thick of a very complicated offseason even with the season coming to an end just a day ago. Monday Kennedy met with the media to discuss a wide range of issues facing the Red Sox, including a search for the new leader of baseball...
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Rob Bradford
September 30, 2019 - 7:37 am
It was the kind of dynamic performance that has surfaced this conversation in the first place. Mookie Betts dashing home on a simple dribbler into right field, sliding head-first into home and then celebrating the season-ending walk-off win with a group of adoring teammates. A week before it was...
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Rob Bradford
September 29, 2019 - 12:49 am
Eduardo Rodriguez has graduated. That much became evident when sitting in the dugout with Rick Porcello in Texas last week. “I was talking to Porc on the bench. He was one of the guys who would tell me, ‘You have to throw 30-plus starts, 200 innings. Thirty-plus starts, 200 innings.’ He would say...
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Rob Bradford
September 28, 2019 - 1:54 pm
Rafael Devers has earned a conversation reserved for a select few in Major League Baseball. According to a source, the Red Sox are planning on offering Devers a contract extension in the offseason. The team has not extended the 22-year-old such an offer to date. Devers is completing just his second...
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Rob Bradford
September 28, 2019 - 7:58 am
So, the owners spoke. Their message? Dig in. "This is a tough offseason, too," said Red Sox principal owner John Henry. "We talked about the challenge of CBT, but I think you would all agree this is a challenging offseason. To put one of the candidates you keep bringing up in charge and responsible...
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Rob Bradford
September 27, 2019 - 8:04 pm
It was Duck Boat Day and John Henry made a notable proclamation. He wanted to prioritize getting a contract extension done for President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski, whose deal was expiring after the 2020 season. Flash forward to Sept. 9 and Dombrowski's tenure with the Red Sox was done...
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Rob Bradford
September 27, 2019 - 7:34 pm
Twenty days after the dismissal of Dave Dombrowski the Red Sox' ownership group formally explained their side of things via a meeting with the media. With television, radio and print reporters on hand in the owners' suite at Fenway Park, principal owner John Henry and chairman Tom Werner fielded...
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Rob Bradford
September 27, 2019 - 6:21 pm
The search for a new chief baseball decision-maker for the Red Sox has taken an interesting turn. Meeting with the media Friday afternoon, principal owner John Henry and chairman Tom Werner made it clear they are prioritizing hiring a candidate from outside the organization with previous experience...
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Rob Bradford
September 26, 2019 - 8:09 am
ARLINGTON, Texas -- If you want to go by the numbers, go ahead. If Rick Porcello never pitches for the Red Sox again he will have started two fewer games than Jim Longborg and six more than Mike Torrez. Since arriving with the Sox his team has gone 98-69 in his starts, with Porcello combining for a...
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