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Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports
Amin Touri
July 04, 2019 - 10:46 pm
It’s been written to death that Alex Cora routinely calls Hector Velazquez and Brian Johnson the “MVPs” of the Red Sox’ 2018 success for the consistency they brought to the fifth starter role, important depth pieces during Boston’s historic 108-win season. That consistency has been nonexistent this...
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Amin Touri
July 04, 2019 - 11:55 am
Some good news came to a Red Sox team that needed some on Thursday morning, with reliever Heath Hembree activated from the 10-day injury list while Trevor Kelley was optioned back to Triple-A Pawtucket. Boston's bullpen struggles have been a major talking point all season but especially in recent...
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Amin Touri
July 03, 2019 - 10:24 pm
A difficult first half continued for Chris Sale on Wednesday, with the lanky lefty struggling to put it all together again in Toronto. Sale went 5.2 innings and gave up five runs on nine hits — including three homers — while walking two and striking out only five, another uninspiring start from the...
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Amin Touri
July 03, 2019 - 4:12 pm
Having initially been snubbed for this year's All-Star Game in Cleveland, Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts was named to the American League squad on Wednesday as injury replacement for Rangers designated hitter Hunter Pence. BIG NEWS: ⭐️Bogie is an All-Star! ⭐️ pic.twitter.com/juf5uUC5D7 — Red Sox...
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Amin Touri
July 03, 2019 - 3:44 pm
Making his weekly appearance on Ordway, Merloni & Fauria on WEEI on Wednesday, Red Sox manager Alex Cora had high praise for center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr., who’s been on a tear over the last few weeks as one of Boston’s most consistent hitters. The Gold Glove outfielder is a notoriously...
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Amin Touri
July 02, 2019 - 11:04 pm
Bouncing back from a rough weekend against the Yankees in London, the Red Sox hung double-digit runs on the Blue Jays and racked up 15 hits in a 10-6 win in Toronto on Tuesday. (For a complete recap, click here.) Having been snubbed for the All-Star Game this week, Rafael Devers made his point with...
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Amin Touri
July 02, 2019 - 5:59 pm
A day after NESN’s Tom Caron reported that Red Sox righty Nathan Eovaldi would move to the bullpen upon his return from the injured list, Alex Cora and Dave Dombrowski confirmed the news on Tuesday. Alex Cora said Nathan Eovaldi will be the closer for now. He’s not ruling out using him a starter...
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Amin Touri
July 02, 2019 - 10:16 am
As the Red Sox bullpen continues to struggle through the middle part of the season, with back-to-back relief disasters against the Yankees in London over the weekend, Boston appears to be looking internally for help with NESN’s Tom Caron reporting that Nathan Eovaldi could be used as the closer...
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Rob Bradford
June 30, 2019 - 6:04 pm
LONDON -- When it came to a presence at this year's All-Star Game in Cleveland the Red Sox were clearly hoping for more from their side of things. But when the pitchers and reserves were announced Sunday night the only two members of the Red Sox to make the A.L. club were J.D. Martinez (DH) and...
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Rob Bradford
June 30, 2019 - 4:20 pm
LONDON -- For John Henry, the London Series ended up being a microcosm of the Red Sox entire 2019 season -- things on the field didn't go close to what he had planned. And as frustrating as the two games against the Yankees might have been Saturday and Sunday, in which the Red Sox were outscored 29...
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