Steve Pearce

Steve Pearce
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John Tomase
October 28, 2018 - 11:18 pm
LOS ANGELES – The 2004 Red Sox ended the Curse. The 2007 Red Sox proved it wasn’t a fluke. The 2013 Red Sox made Boston strong. Now comes 2018 and a new designation – the greatest Red Sox team of all. Baseball’s beasts finished their rampage through the postseason with a 5-1 victory over the...
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Manny Machado spikes Steve Pearce
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John Tomase
October 28, 2018 - 5:06 pm
For someone who insists he's not a dirty player, Manny Machado sure has a habit of doing dirty things. The latest example: in the ninth inning of the Dodgers' failed comeback against the Red Sox on Saturday night in Game 4 of the World Series, Machado spiked Red Sox first baseman Steve Pearce in...
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Brock Holt
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John Tomase
October 28, 2018 - 12:03 am
Mookie Betts feeds the homeless, Alex Cora walks on water, and the Red Sox crush souls. There’s no other way to describe what they did to the Dodgers on Saturday night. It was like something out of Hellraiser. One moment, the Dodgers were cruising to a 4-0 victory and a World Series tied at two...
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Manny Machado
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John Tomase
October 22, 2018 - 3:31 pm
Manny Machado is one of the best young players in baseball, but at the moment he's also its biggest villain. A year ago, his late slide left Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia with a knee injury that may yet prove career-ending. During the playoffs, Machado admitted he doesn't always play hard...
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Ryan Hannable
October 17, 2018 - 4:43 pm
Either Alex Cora is riding the hot hand, or Mitch Moreland still isn't healthy enough to play the field. Steve Pearce will get another start at first base Wednesday night in Game 4 of the ALCS with the Red Sox facing Astros right-hander Charlie Morton. Lefties Rafael Devers and Brock Holt will also...
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Alex Reimer
October 17, 2018 - 12:23 pm
As the Red Sox marched towards their franchise-record 108 wins this season, attention kept shifting back towards Dave Dombrowski, who was being prematurely blamed for a playoff collapse well before the calendar flipped to October. The Red Sox led the league in runs scored and feature a starting...
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Rob Bradford
October 17, 2018 - 1:54 am
HOUSTON -- Focus on Instagram posts if you must. Or perhaps it's questionable replay decisions. And how can we ignore the latest round of cheating allegations? There has been a lot to pick through after three games in this American League Championship Series. All entertaining. All good for business...
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Rob Bradford
October 16, 2018 - 6:51 pm
HOUSTON -- The Red Sox fell victim to a potentially pivotal blown call in the third inning of their Game 3 American League Championship Series game against the Astros Tuesday. With the Red Sox carrying a 2-1 lead, J.D. Martinez and Xander Bogaerts each drew two-out walks off Houston starter Dallas...
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Rob Bradford
October 16, 2018 - 5:57 am
HOUSTON -- The conversation bubbling to the surface on workout day at Minute Maid Park Monday had little to do with actual baseball. Instead, it was all about Instagram. Following a brief batting practice session leading up to Game 3 of the American League Championship Series between the Red Sox...
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Christian Vazquez
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John Tomase
October 09, 2018 - 10:37 pm
The Yankees won 100 games and in almost any other year would've coasted to homefield advantage throughout the playoffs. But not this year. This year belongs to the Red Sox. Boston didn't win 108 games to lose in the Division Series, and it definitely didn't win 108 and the American League East to...
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