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Amin Touri
July 11, 2019 - 2:55 pm
Making an appearance on Dale & Keefe on WEEI on Thursday, Tony La Russa, special assistant to Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski, discussed the team’s pitching needs and the state of the farm system ahead of the MLB trade deadline with guest hosts Marc James and Andy Hart...
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Alex Reimer
December 13, 2018 - 3:14 pm
Tony La Russa insists Harold Baines belongs in the Baseball Hall of Fame, contrary to the numbers, precedent and reason. Baines’ longtime manager, who voted for the slugger’s induction as part of the 16-person Today’s Game Committee, got into a shouting match with Chris “Mad Dog” Russo on MLB...
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John Tomase
September 04, 2018 - 12:36 pm
Tony La Russa basically invented the modern bullpen, with its specialists and setup men clearing a path to the closer. And when he discusses the ideal of mix of complements, he hits upon the issue that plagued the Red Sox relief corps perhaps as much as anything else in August. It's all about not...
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Connor Donahue
August 06, 2018 - 11:08 pm
LOWELL -- Red Sox third baseman Rafael Devers completed what is expected to be a one-game rehab assignment by suiting up for the Lowell Spinners Monday night. Devers batted third and played third base for the Spinners in an 11-3 victory. He went 1-for-4 with a home run and two RBI’s before he was...
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Vincent Gallo
May 31, 2018 - 3:23 pm
Red Sox front office assistant Tony La Russa joined Ordway, Merloni & Fauria on Thursday to give his assessment on baseball’s current style of play. “I like it if you’re playing against it because it’s easier to beat,” he said. “The game, for 100 years we were very traditional and change came...
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Alex Reimer
November 02, 2017 - 3:46 pm
Tony La Russa insists he’s only with the Red Sox to provide assistance to first-year manager Alex Cora. For the sake of the organization, that better be the case. The Red Sox announced Thursday La Russa will serve as a vice president and special assistant to Dave Dombrowski. On La Russa's...
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John Tomase
November 02, 2017 - 3:16 pm
Tony La Russa isn't joining the Red Sox to get in Alex Cora's way. La Russa, who was named a special assistant to baseball boss Dave Dombrowski on Thursday, told reporters on a conference call that he just wants to be a resource for the first-year manager. "In Alex's case I knew him as a player,"...
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Rob Bradford
November 01, 2017 - 10:59 pm
Tony La Russa and Dave Dombrowski go way back, with the two first working together with the White Sox. La Russa was Chicago's young manager, while Dombrowski had started working his way up the front office ladder. And now the pair is reunited. The Red Sox announced Thursday La Russa will join the...
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Ryan Hannable
August 16, 2017 - 12:19 pm
Bill Belichick has always welcomed guests to his practices and Wednesday in West Virginia was no different for a joint practice with the Texans. Longtime friend Tony La Russa was on site, as was former Indiana basketball coach Tom Crean. Belichick was asked about both prior to the practice and...
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September 15, 2016 - 4:10 am
Welcome to Thursday's Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . THURSDAY'S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Yankees at Red Sox, 7:10 p.m. (NESN; WEEI-FM) NFL: Jets at Bills, 8:25 p.m. (CBS, NFL Network) College football:...
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