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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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Rob Bradford
July 10, 2019 - 7:49 am
Chris Sale sat at his makeshift locker in the Red Sox' makeshift clubhouse in London ready to reflect. In just more than a week, he would be watching the All-Star Game from home for the first time in eight years. The rearview mirror had never been a more welcome notion. This all hadn't been part of...
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Rob Bradford
July 09, 2019 - 8:13 pm
A day after being recalled from his rehab assignment, it appears the Tyler Thornburg era is over. According to a source, Thornburg has refused an a assignment to minors and it's now trending toward him being released by Red Sox . Thornburg has been in the minors since June 9 rehabbing a right hip...
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Xander Bogaerts
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Gabby Guerard
July 09, 2019 - 3:54 pm
Even though Xander Bogaerts didn’t get voted in as an All-Star, he’s still enjoying the activities with his teammates all the same. “It has been nice,” Bogaerts said to reporters of the 2019 MLB All-Star Week . “Being around here with my family and teammates. Playing for the coaching staff that has...
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Ryan Hannable
July 09, 2019 - 12:03 pm
Two of the Red Sox' best young players -- Mookie Betts and Xander Bogaerts -- are in completely different situations when it comes to their futures. Bogaerts signed a six-year, $120 million extension earlier this season, while Betts settled in arbitration for $20 million and will not become a free...
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Rob Bradford
July 08, 2019 - 6:59 pm
Within a 45-minute meeting with the media one day before this year's MLB All-Star Game, the topic made up approximately three minutes. Nonetheless, J.D. Martinez discussing how he is viewing his contract status at the conclusion of the 2019 season was one of the more noteworthy subjects the Red Sox...
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Zack Wheeler
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Ryan Hannable
July 08, 2019 - 5:19 pm
After Ken Rosenthal reported earlier Monday the Red Sox are looking for starting pitching via trade, a potential target has emerged. According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post , the Mets have engaged the Red Sox on starter Zack Wheeler. It should be noted the report adds discussions are in the...
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Ryan Hannable
July 08, 2019 - 4:19 pm
With both Triple-A and major league clubs on their respective All-Star breaks, the Red Sox have recalled right-handed relief pitcher Tyler Thornburg from his rehab assignment for a right hip impingement. According to Alex Speier of The Boston Globe , the team has two days to either activate him or...
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