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Rob Bradford
May 23, 2019 - 9:22 am
The Stanley Cup Finals will get baseball fans home a little earlier Wednesday night. The Red Sox announced they are adjusting the time for first-pitch against the Indians due to Game 2 of the tilt between the Bruins and St. Louis Blues. The following is what the Red Sox released Thursday morning:...
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Rob Bradford
May 23, 2019 - 1:30 am
TORONTO -- The long hours had drifted into the next day with Alex Cora and his players just wanting to get back to the hotel as fast as possible. It was hard to blame them. Not only were the Red Sox staring at another tilt with the Blue Jays 12 hours down the road, but there was the task of using...
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Ryan Hannable
May 22, 2019 - 4:06 pm
On Wednesday afternoon, Marcus Stroman appeared to take issue with Red Sox manager Alex Cora as a result of what happened in Tuesday's game against the Blue Jays. "I was telling (home plate umpire) Alan (Porter), if he's going to get on our guys, get on him," Cora said after the game. "It's the...
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Rob Bradford
May 22, 2019 - 1:18 pm
Things got interesting between Alex Cora and Marcus Stroman Wednesday afternoon. After the Red Sox' loss to the Blue Jays Tuesday night the Red Sox manager addressed why he complained to home plate umpire Alan Porter , explaining that he had taken issue to Stroman quick-pitching Michael Chavis...
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Rob Bradford
May 22, 2019 - 9:41 am
TORONTO -- Different sports. Exactly the same message. That was the takeaway from Zdeno Chara's poignant lesson regarding how young players should be treated. These were the words of a leader. It just so happened it was in a hockey locker room, being uttered by a hockey player. But listening to...
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Rob Bradford
May 21, 2019 - 10:25 pm
TORONTO -- It really didn't seem a whole lot of emphasis was being put on Tuesday night's game in and around Rogers Centre. Most of the talk pregame was almost exclusively regarding the Victoria Day controversy, leading Jays general manager Ross Atkins to devote virtually an entire press conference...
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Rob Bradford
May 21, 2019 - 9:51 pm
TORONTO -- So much focus has rightfully been placed on Dustin Pedroia's injured knee. But that is just a piece of this very uncertain puzzle. While Pedroia seems optimistic regarding the health of his knee since returning to his minor-league rehab stint he continues to be presented with another...
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Rob Bradford
May 20, 2019 - 11:29 pm
We're waiting. We're waiting for something to take a hard right-hand turn when it comes to Michael Chavis. We thought the rookie might be veering a bit when going 0-for-19 two weeks ago, but then a ball falls in against Seattle and he's back on his merry way. Adjustments have been made by the...
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Rob Bradford
May 20, 2019 - 4:04 pm
Things couldn't have gone much better for the Red Sox on Victoria Day. Not only did the Sox celebrate the Canadian national holiday with a decisive 12-2 win over the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre Monday afternoon, but along the way they received a bucket full of key performances. (For a complete recap...
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Rob Bradford
May 20, 2019 - 10:15 am
Remember Edwin Jackson? He's the pitcher who has now pitched for 14 big leagues clubs. He is also the starter the Red Sox will be facing Monday afternoon at Rogers Centre. Jackson is making his second start for the Jays, coming off a five-inning, three-run, no-decision against the Giants. The last...
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