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Rob Bradford
June 30, 2019 - 7:32 am
LONDON -- There was some concern from the Red Sox' side of things when Xander Bogaerts pulled up lame Saturday with cramps in both calves. But after the Sox' 17-13 loss the shortstop suggested the ailment wouldn't be a big deal. Evidently, he was right. Bogaerts is back in the Red Sox' lineup in...
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Rob Bradford
June 30, 2019 - 6:32 am
LONDON -- Everyone was saying all the right things. Evidently, it was grand ol' time. There were close to 60,000 fans. "I’d say it’s definitely the biggest crowd I’ve played in front of and probably the loudest as well," said Red Sox first baseman Michael Chavis, who was the "hosts" star with a...
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Rob Bradford
June 29, 2019 - 9:24 pm
LONDON -- Alex Cora and Mookie Betts had very different reactions when meeting Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Dutchess of Sussex prior to Saturday's game at London Stadium. The Red Sox manager? He wasn't about to hide his anxiety. "I was so nervous," Cora said after his team's 17-13 loss to the...
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Rob Bradford
June 29, 2019 - 12:48 pm
(LONDON -- Follow all the happenings as the Red Sox take on the Yankees in two "home games" at London Stadium ...) 10:53: Red Sox lose. 17-13. Nearly five hours of baseball. 10:48: The Red Sox finished the ninth with an infield of Michael Chavis (1B), Marco Hernandez (2B), Eduardo Nunez (SS) and...
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Rob Bradford
June 29, 2019 - 9:01 am
LONDON -- The idea of Rafael Devers sliding up into the No. 2 spot was gaining traction. Now it has taken hold. Alex Cora is rolling out a new lineup in the first game of the London Series against the Yankees Saturday, moving up Devers while putting Andrew Benintendi -- who is returning from a sore...
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Rob Bradford
June 29, 2019 - 6:24 am
LONDON -- As expected, the Red Sox added a couple of players for their two-game series with the Yankees, appointing Sam Travis as the team's 26th man while allowing catcher Oscar Hernandez to travel with the team. What wasn't anticipated was the team placing Brian Johnson on the 10-day injured list...
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Rob Bradford
June 28, 2019 - 11:50 am
LONDON -- It didn't get off to a great start. A nearly-three-hour ride from the airport to the team hotel will do that. But since then the Red Sox' stay has gone swimmingly. After a day with no team commitments (Mookie Betts went golfing), the Sox were back to work at with their workout at London...
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Rob Bradford
June 28, 2019 - 9:34 am
LONDON -- At just about 2 p.m. local time Michael Chavis, Marcus Walden and Colten Brewer were the first Red Sox to walk out on the turf of London Stadium and spin around in order to soak in the field which will host the Sox' next two games against the Yankees. What they saw was not the everyday...
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Amin Touri
June 28, 2019 - 7:00 am
Alex Cora will be filling out the lineup card at the All-Star Game in two weeks’ time, but he won’t have any of his own guys at his disposal in the starting nine. The defending World Series champions won’t have a starter at this year’s Midsummer Classic, as J.D. Martinez and Mookie Betts were...
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