World Series

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John Tomase
October 26, 2018 - 7:20 pm
LOS ANGELES – Nathan Eovaldi will start Game 4 of the World Series on Saturday. Unless he pitches in relief in Game 3 on Friday. Welcome to postseason roster management. Red Sox manager Alex Cora has aggressively used his starters in relief this October, and he’s not about to change now with the...
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John Tomase
October 26, 2018 - 6:42 pm
LOS ANGELES -- Red Sox manager Alex Cora explained his decision to sit Andrew Benintendi instead of Jackie Bradley Jr. for Game 3 of the World Series on Friday, and it boils down to one word: defense. With starting left fielder J.D. Martinez still feeling the effects of a rolled ankle, Cora wants...
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John Tomase
October 26, 2018 - 5:13 pm
So much for Mookie Betts at second base, but the player J.D. Martinez will replace in the starting lineup for Game 3 of the World Series is mildly surprising -- Andrew Benintendi. Jackie Bradley Jr. had been assumed to be the player to sit when the action shifted to L.A., but Benintendi will...
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John Tomase
October 26, 2018 - 12:08 pm
Normally this kind of exercise would feel premature before a champion has been crowned, but let’s acknowledge the obvious: the Red Sox are gonna win the World Series, and probably sooner than later. This prompts a big-picture question: is this the greatest Red Sox team of all time? With all due...
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Rob Bradford
October 26, 2018 - 6:16 am
LOS ANGELES -- It hasn't been difficult to see the impact Mookie Betts has had as a member of the Red Sox. Now comes a story that might take the appreciation for the outfielder to a new level. Mike Winter, a VIP host for area clubs, was just coming out of "Storyville" at about 1:45 a.m. -- a few...
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Lucy Burdge
October 25, 2018 - 6:16 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: NBA: Boston at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. (TNT) NBA: Denver at LA Lakers, 10:30 p.m. (TNT) NFL: Miami at Houston, 8:20 p.m. (...
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Rob Bradford
October 25, 2018 - 5:51 am
Much was made of the Red Sox finding a solution to Craig Kimbrel's problems. And for good reason. The difference between the closer the Red Sox have gotten during the first two games of the World Series and what they saw for the majority of the first two postseason series is night and day. It was a...
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The Dodgers were cold Wendesday.
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John Tomase
October 25, 2018 - 2:50 am
No baseball player likes the cold, but you’d think they could find a way to live with it in the World Series. Well, think again, because meet the Los Angeles Dodgers. Doing nothing to dispel the stereotypes of East Coast grit vs. West Coast glitz, multiple Dodgers complained about the Boston...
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Rob Bradford
October 25, 2018 - 2:49 am
We rolled our eyes at those "First to 100 wins" t-shirts. The 108 regular season victories? Nice, but piled up against the weakest American League field in some time. That Yankees team was impressive but still flawed. Houston simply wasn't as good as most thought. And now it's the Dodgers. What did...
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