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Brusdar Graterol won't be coming to the Red Sox
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Rob Bradford
February 08, 2020 - 3:27 pm
The Twins are reportedly backing out of their portion of the trade involving Mookie Betts.
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Rich Hill signed with the Twins
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Rob Bradford
December 31, 2019 - 12:42 pm
The starting pitchers keep coming off the board with one notable name finding a new home Tuesday. The Twins announced that they signed both Homer Bailey and Rich Hill (both on one-year deals). WEEI.com has learned via a major league source that Hill's deal is for a guaranteed $3 million with an...
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Rob Bradford
October 21, 2019 - 11:37 am
The Red Sox are thinking somewhat outside the box when it comes to hiring their next assistant hitting coach. Sources confirmed Monday that the Red Sox are bringing in Peter Fatse to fill the position vacated by Andy Barkett. (The news was first reported by Brandon Warne of Zone Coverage.) The 32-...
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Rob Bradford
September 05, 2019 - 11:07 pm
Want the good news? Nathan Eovaldi gave up just one run over five innings. And Mookie Betts kept looking like 2018 Mookie Betts, claiming another homer to go along with a double. Then there was everything else. Before the game, it was the news that David Price has had a setback with his left wrist...
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Rob Bradford
June 20, 2019 - 3:28 am
MINNEAPOLIS -- The numbers weren't mind-blowing. Seven innings. Four runs. Eight hits. Make no mistake about it, the results turned in by Eduardo Rodriguez Wednesday night were solid, particularly considering it was against the best offensive team in the majors. But the takeaway from the Red Sox' 9...
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Rob Bradford
June 19, 2019 - 8:32 pm
MINNEAPOLIS -- Tuesday night it was an acrobatic catch against the center field wall that defined Jackie Bradley Jr.'s defensive excellence. Wednesday night the outfielder didn't wait long to give another positive impression. In the first inning of the Red Sox game against the Twins in the teams'...
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Rob Bradford
June 19, 2019 - 4:30 am
MINNEAPOLIS -- About eight hours before he walked off Target Field, Alex Cora offered a fairly notable comment regarding his team. "It’s just, the vibe is different," said the Red Sox manager during his pregame meeting with the media. "I’ll tell you that right now. There’s no more searching. You...
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Rob Bradford
June 18, 2019 - 3:36 am
MINNEAPOLIS -- It would be easy to scream from the top of Target Field that Rick Porcello deserves a new contract after what we witnessed Monday night. The starter was dominant against Major League Baseball's most effective lineup, tossing seven shutout innings while leading the Red Sox' to a 2-0...
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Rob Bradford
June 18, 2019 - 12:25 am
MINNEAPOLIS -- There was that game against Ford (TX) High. "I had a perfect game going and the last guy I faced had a 3-2 count and I had no idea I was going to be able to throw anything close to the zone but it was just a little above the zone and he swung and I ended up getting the last out,"...
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Fernando Rodney
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John Tomase
August 10, 2018 - 11:06 am
The Red Sox need bullpen help, and a pretty good arm just went to one of their postseason competitors, but Dave Dombrowski and Co. had no way to join the Fernando Rodney sweepstakes. The 41-year-old closer, in the midst of a solid season with the Twins, was traded to the A's on Thursday night,...
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