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Rob Bradford
June 12, 2017 - 11:28 pm
Media blow-ups. Underwhelming performances in Yankee Stadium. Defiance. Twitter reliance. Bring them all up when it comes to David Price, and you will have at least a couple of hours of conversation. But, really, what Monday night's 6-5, 11-inning Red Sox win over the lowly-Phillies reminded us...
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Fernando Abad
John Tomase
August 01, 2016 - 9:22 am
The Red Sox acquired a left-hander from the AL Central 0n Monday, but it wasn't Chris Sale. Instead, they've swung a deal for reliever Fernando Abad of the Twins and will send Triple-A reliever Pat Light to Minnesota in return. Both teams announced the deal. Abad, 30, is 1-4 with a 2.65 ERA in 39...
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Travis Shaw
John Tomase
June 12, 2016 - 9:46 am
John Farrell isn't ready to call it a platoon, but he had to do something about Travis Shaw's slump against left-handed pitching. With Shaw hitting just .146 (6-for-41) against southpaws and the Red Sox facing Minnesota's Pat Dean on Sunday, Farrell benched his starting third baseman in favor of...
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Mookie Betts makes a diving catch Friday. (Evan Habeeb/USA Today Sports)
John Tomase
March 18, 2016 - 1:22 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Red Sox dropped a pair of split-squad games on Friday, losing 5-1 to the Rays in Port Charlotte, and falling 8-6 to the Twins at home. And now on to the observations ... Andrew Benintendi got the heads-up on Thursday that he'd be playing against the Twins. He didn't know he'...
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David Ortiz
John Tomase
February 04, 2016 - 9:19 am
Terry Ryan is one of the most respected general managers in baseball, but even the best make mistakes. The Twins GM's is obvious: David Ortiz. Before the 2003 season, Ryan famously released Ortiz in order to take shortstop Jose Morban in the Rule 5 draft. With Ortiz winding down a potential Hall of...
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May 27, 2015 - 8:22 am
Live Blog Red Sox vs. Twins, series finale
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July 31, 2014 - 9:34 am
Earlier this month, 24-year-old pitcher Brandon Poulson was pitching for the Healdsburg Prune Packers in a collegiate summer league, managed by Joey Gomes -- brother of former Red Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes . Just a few weeks later, the Twins are about to hand him $250,000. Despite the fact that...
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June 17, 2014 - 4:35 am
The Red Sox will face the Twins in the middle game of a three-game series on Tuesday at Fenway Park , sending Jon Lester to the mound against Phil Hughes . Lester (7-7, 3.33 ERA) bounced back from a poor performance (4 1/3 innings, five runs) against Detroit on June 7, holding the Indians to one...
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June 16, 2014 - 11:49 am
The Red Sox will look to regain their winning ways at home on Monday, as they will host the Twins for a three-game series at Fenway Park . Boston is coming off of a four-game series against the Indians that featured its fair share of highs and lows. The Red Sox won the first two games of the series...
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May 15, 2014 - 4:24 am
The Red Sox will close out their three-game series in Minnesota on Thursday afternoon with Clay Buchholz taking the mound against Phil Hughes . Buchholz (2-3, 6.44 ERA) appeared as if he was finally returning to form this season after consecutive wins, including a one-run effort against Oakland on...
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