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Rob Bradford
August 22, 2019 - 11:22 pm
Charlie Berksza made history Thursday afternoon. He may have been the first Red Sox fan who attended the completion of a game that began when he wasn’t even born. Aug. 9 young Charlie came into this world (two days after the Sox and Royals were forced to stop their game in the 10th inning)...
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Rob Bradford
August 22, 2019 - 7:16 am
It could take four at-bats, it could take four hours. When it comes to the completion of the Red Sox' suspended game with the Royals Thursday afternoon there is plenty of mystery. There are, however, some aspects of the 1 p.m. tilt at Fenway Park which we do know. Here is a cheat sheet for what is...
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Sam Cohn
August 08, 2019 - 11:01 am
Five different pitchers took the mound during Wednesday night’s extra-inning affair that has yet to declare a winner between the Red Sox and Royals. One of them who continued to leave a most powerful impression was Darwinzon Hernandez. Hernandez pitched just one full inning striking out the first...
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Rob Bradford
August 08, 2019 - 1:21 am
Thanks to another blown save and a bunch of rain the Red Sox have eliminated an off day. The Sox and Royals weren't able to finish off their series finale Wednesday night, having the game suspended after being forced into a rain delay with the scored knotted at 4-4 in the 10th inning. The game will...
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Rob Bradford
August 07, 2019 - 8:47 pm
It was one of the best arms in the major leagues against perhaps MLB's fastest runner. With one out in the fourth inning and Billy Hamilton standing at second base, Whit Merrifield launched a 308-foot fly ball to center field. Jackie Bradley Jr. That's when Hamilton -- one of the Top 10 speediest...
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Rob Bradford
June 06, 2019 - 4:41 pm
"My bats need to wake up." It's what Mookie Betts proclaimed to the camera just before taking the field for what would be a 7-5 Red Sox win over the Royals in Kansas City. The Instagram post, constructed in the visitors' clubhouse, showed the Sox outfielder holding up a "Pure Green Wake Me Up Shot...
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Rob Bradford
June 06, 2019 - 9:12 am
This was Chris Sale's punctuation to his proclamation. He is still Chris Sale. The Red Sox starter threw his first complete game victory as a member of the Red Sox, needing 102 pitches to completely dominate the Royals on the way to his team's 8-0 win in Kansas City. There were just three hits,...
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Rob Bradford
June 05, 2019 - 8:20 am
A few days ago we proclaimed the Red Sox were coming up to a crossroads. Fortunately for them, the path leading up to the fork in the road includes a trip to Kansas City. It's no secret that the Royals have been one of the best tonics for teams who need to get better this season, sitting with the...
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Rob Bradford
July 28, 2018 - 11:40 pm
The Yankees may be in second-place, but their fans absolutely lead the league in booing. In a season where Giancarlo Stanton and Sonny Gray got viciously booed by their home fans, newly-acquired Zach Britton was the latest to get the Yankee Stadium treatment. After retiring the first two batters of...
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Rob Bradford
July 28, 2018 - 10:06 am
The trade of Mike Moustakas to the Brewers for two minor-leaguers should have been of some interest to Red Sox fans to begin with. (For more on the trade, click here.) Moustakas was rumored to be headed to the Yankees at one point, with another report stating the Red Sox had actually reached out...
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