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Ryan Hannable
May 18, 2019 - 6:00 am
Alex Cora preaches accountability with his players and in turn he's very accountable himself. Friday was one of those times, as he was particularly hard on himself following the Red Sox ' 3-1 loss to the Astros. Rick Porcello threw seven shutout innings and Cora took a chance by sending him out for...
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Ryan Hannable
May 17, 2019 - 10:11 pm
The Red Sox seemed to be in prime position to win Friday’s series opener against the Astros in a rematch of last year’s ALCS. The offense forced Houston starter Gerrit Cole from the game after five innings and then took a 1-0 lead in the sixth on a two-out single by Christian Vazquez. Not to...
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Ryan Hannable
May 17, 2019 - 3:42 pm
Jackie Bradley Jr. will start Friday night on the bench as the Red Sox open a three-game series with the Astros in a rematch of the ALCS. The Red Sox center fielder is batting .153/.257/.186 with seven RBIs on the year and his absence is interesting considering the Red Sox are facing a right-hander...
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Rob Bradford
May 17, 2019 - 11:48 am
Christian Vazquez has his goals, as he articulated once again Wednesday night. "I want to be in the Top 5 catchers in the league," he told WEEI.com, "and we’re working on that." He certainly is. The guy who wasn't even necessarily deemed a lock-down starter at the start of this season has emerged...
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Lucy Burdge
May 17, 2019 - 7:37 am
Welcome to Friday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . FRIDAYS BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Chicago Cubs at Washington, 7 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Houston at Boston, 7:10 p.m. (NESN, WEEI-FM 93.7) NBA: Toronto at...
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Rob Bradford
May 16, 2019 - 12:06 pm
Marcus Walden's success is becoming less and less of a secret. The methods behind the man? Those might take a while to catch up on. In case you haven't been paying attention to this Red Sox bullpen of late, understand that Walden has emerged as one of the season's most notable stories. In his 24 2/...
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Rob Bradford
May 16, 2019 - 6:56 am
There have been other walk-offs. The guy gets the hit. The guy is chased around the infield by his teammates. The guy happily answers questions in the Fenway Park home clubhouse, allowing for smiles all around. This is usually the routine that comes and goes within the windmill of a Major League...
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Ryan Hannable
May 15, 2019 - 3:31 pm
Tuesday was a tough night for the Red Sox as Chris Sale recorded a career-high 17 strikeouts over seven innings, but the Red Sox ultimately lost the game, 5-4 in 11 innings. Sale left the game with the lead, but the Red Sox bullpen -- namely Brandon Workman and Ryan Brasier -- couldn't hold it...
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Ryan Hannable
May 15, 2019 - 3:17 pm
Two of the Red Sox leaders -- Dustin Pedroia and David Price -- are currently on the injured list, but the news appears good for both. Appearing on Ordway, Merloni & Fauria Wednesday, Red Sox manager Alex Cora gave updates on both players. "David is going to throw a bullpen on Friday, so most...
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Rob Bradford
May 15, 2019 - 6:46 am
For those Red Sox fans in attendance at Tuesday night's frigid Fenway Park affair, it seemed like an occasion that would have been worthy of saving that ticket stub. Then, out of nowhere, it became simply a game those same fans probably just wanted to forget. Few saw the end of the script playing...
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