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Rob Bradford
May 09, 2019 - 12:24 am
BALTIMORE -- You really get the feeling the Red Sox were looking forward to putting Thursday's trip to the White House in the rearview mirror. For some time now there has been plenty of talk regarding how the divide when it comes to which players go to Washington, D.C. and those who don't might...
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Rob Bradford
May 08, 2019 - 10:45 pm
BALTIMORE -- The concern over Chris Sale seems to be over. One start after turning in his best outing of the 2019 season Sale turned it up a notch. The lefty spun an absolute gem against the Orioles at Camden Yards, giving up one run on three hits over eight innings. He punctuated the performance...
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Ryan Hannable
May 08, 2019 - 3:57 pm
Michael Chavis has been one of the best stories on the Red Sox this season as he's made an immediate impact since being called up a few weeks ago. Once the team gets healthy, playing time might become limited, so in order to keep him in the lineup perhaps he could see some time in the outfield. “He...
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Ryan Hannable
May 08, 2019 - 3:40 pm
Red Sox manager Alex Cora won't be attending the White House on Thursday as the team is honored for winning the World Series. He and several players have opted to skip the visit and will return to Boston after Wednesday's game. Appearing on Ordway, Merloni & Fauria Wednesday, Cora explained his...
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Rob Bradford
May 08, 2019 - 10:47 am
BALTIMORE -- Prior to what would be an 8-5 Red Sox win over the Orioles Tuesday night Alex Cora was reflecting on his team's bullpen. The confidence level, as the Red Sox manager pointed out, was high when it came to the high-leverage existence of Matt Barnes. And ... "Same with Brasier. Same with...
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Rob Bradford
May 08, 2019 - 7:52 am
BALTIMORE -- It's been just 185 regular season games in a Red Sox uniform but predicting what's around the corner when it comes to J.D. Martinez doesn't seem all that difficult. It's why when the Red Sox eased into what would ultimately be an 8-5 win over the Orioles Tuesday night at Camden Yards...
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Rob Bradford
May 07, 2019 - 7:11 am
BALTIMORE -- This one wasn't Michael Chavis' fault. When you come away with just three hits -- as the Red Sox managed in their 4-1 loss to the Orioles -- the lineup should take collective blame, with the possible exception of Christian Vazquez, who came away with two of the three. (For a complete...
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Rob Bradford
May 07, 2019 - 5:55 am
BALTIMORE — David Ortiz has visited the White House three times and met two different presidents. That was the payoff for being part of the World Series-winning Red Sox teams in 2004, ’07 and ’13. “I experienced George Bush a couple of times and then (Barack) Obama. Other than that everything was...
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Rob Bradford
May 06, 2019 - 8:50 pm
BALTIMORE -- First came word that David Price would be headed to the injured list with left elbow tendonitis. Then came his tweet. Just less than an hour after the Red Sox announced the pitcher was going to be sidelined, Price took to Twitter to stir up some conversation. The starter weighed in on...
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Rob Bradford
May 06, 2019 - 3:23 pm
BALTIMORE -- Michael Chavis is moving up in the world. For the first time since his promotion on April 20, Chavis will hit cleanup, with the second baseman getting the nod against Orioles lefty John Means. Chavis is hitting .333 with a 1.186 OPS and six homers. Starting the day on the bench for the...
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