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Rob Bradford
July 13, 2019 - 2:59 pm
Sandy Leon will be catching Chris Sale Saturday, but that doesn't mean Christian Vazquez will be starting on the bench. Red Sox manager Alex Cora has Vazquez starting at first base against the Dodgers. It marks the second time this season Vazquez has manned first base, having played one inning at...
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Rob Bradford
July 12, 2019 - 11:04 pm
This was the plan all along, it just took 91 games for it to kick in. Eduardo Rodriguez dominates for seven innings, giving up just one run. The offense tears up Fenway Park, led by home runs from Rafael Devers, Christian Vazquez and Xander Bogaerts. And the Red Sox go up against one of baseball's...
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Rob Bradford
July 12, 2019 - 10:50 am
They were two quotes Red Sox fans should carry around on cheat sheets for the next few weeks. "My take is that maybe it isn’t the best thing in the world to bring back the same team in its entirety every time. You don’t want to break a team down. But maybe a few changes wouldn’t hurt. But the...
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Amin Touri
July 11, 2019 - 2:55 pm
Making an appearance on Dale & Keefe on WEEI on Thursday, Tony La Russa, special assistant to Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski, discussed the team’s pitching needs and the state of the farm system ahead of the MLB trade deadline with guest hosts Marc James and Andy Hart...
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Amin Touri
July 11, 2019 - 11:19 am
A little over a month removed from the 2019 MLB Draft, the Red Sox are wrapping up pick signings with the deadline on Friday, and with the team’s bonus pool close to dried up, there likely won’t be any more big signings. The good news for Boston is that the team’s top 10 picks have all signed, most...
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Ryan Hannable
July 11, 2019 - 10:39 am
There's been an update on the condition of David Ortiz after being shot in the Dominican Republic on June 9 as his wife Tiffany has released another statement. “Earlier this week, David underwent a third surgery for complications resulting from his gunshot wound," the statement read. "The operation...
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Rob Bradford
July 11, 2019 - 8:28 am
Even though Sebastian Keane was drafted in the 11th round, the pitcher was one of the more notable Red Sox picks last month. The North Andover High star, however, won't be joining up with Sox after all ... at least not for the next three years. According to the Eagle-Tribune, Keane has decided to...
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Andy Hart
July 11, 2019 - 5:45 am
The calendar says that there are two and a half months left in the 2019 MLB season. The schedule shows 72 games to be played. Plenty of time for a team to find its way, right? Make no mistake, the Red Sox are now very much on the clock and have less than three weeks to define who they are in the...
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Amin Touri
July 10, 2019 - 5:39 pm
With the Red Sox rotation struggling to find consistency and Nathan Eovaldi moving to the bullpen instead of taking on a starting role when he returns from elbow surgery, Boston needs another starter. The fifth starter has been an issue with several different players thrown into the mix as stopgap...
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Rob Bradford
July 10, 2019 - 1:57 pm
The Red Sox made it official Wednesday: Tyler Thornburg's time with the team has come to an end. The Sox announced that Thornburg has been released, this after the reliever refused a minor-league assignment Tuesday. Thornburg's $1.75 million salary for the 2019 season will continue to count for...
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