Steve Pearce

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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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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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Rob Bradford
October 05, 2018 - 9:20 am
Steve Pearce wasn't unlike a lot of kids growing up Red Sox fans. Sure, they would love to play professional baseball, as long as it didn't involve wearing Yankees pinstripes. "I hated the Yankees. I HATED the Yankees growing up," Pearce said. "They were the enemy." When told there was a photo...
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Rob Bradford
September 05, 2018 - 9:09 pm
ATLANTA -- Brandon Phillips scored three runs Wednesday. He hit a 95 mph fastball 432 feet at an exit velocity of 108 mph. He made a very, very good defensive play and ran the bases with the kind of smart aggressiveness good teams thrive on. How did he do all of this? Because there is still a...
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Steve Pearce
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Alex Reimer
August 04, 2018 - 10:33 am
Alex Cora says he recommended the Red Sox cut ties with Hanley Ramirez, because he didn’t believe the struggling $20 million veteran would be able to excel in more of a part-time role. “It’s nothing against the player, because Hanley is a good player. He was going through a slump,” Cora told “Dale...
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Steve Pearce hits his second homer of the night in the fourth inning.
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Krystle Boyajian
August 03, 2018 - 11:49 am
When you hit three home runs in one game against the rival Yankees, you're going to be our pick for who's swinging the lumber. Steve Pearce had the game of his life Thursday night as the Red Sox beat the Yankees 15-7 to open up a four-game series at Fenway Park. Pearce launched three homers in...
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Steve Pearce
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John Tomase
August 03, 2018 - 12:25 am
Steve Pearce stepped into the batter's box in the eighth inning, and he knew. He knew he had a chance not only at Red Sox history, but baseball history. He knew he could join the select group of 16 hitters -- including teammate J.D. Martinez, who did it last year with Arizona -- to hit four home...
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