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Rob Bradford
March 15, 2020 - 12:31 pm
According to ESPN.com, a Yankees minor-leaguer has been indentified as the first baseball player to be diagnosed with having the coronavirus.
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Gerrit Cole is signing with the Yankees
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Rob Bradford
December 11, 2019 - 10:09 am
Red Sox' followers should be used to this by now. The Yankees blew through any luxury tax concerns (and the record books) and are signing top free agent pitching prize Gerrit Cole to a nine-year, $324 million contract . What's done is done. So, what now? It's hard to spin this any other way but...
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Rob Bradford
November 20, 2019 - 9:08 pm
Well, that didn't work out as the Yankees had planned. The Jacoby Ellsbury era in the Bronx has come to a close after the Yankees released the 36-year-old Wednesday night. Ellsbury had one more year left on his seven-year, $153 million deal with New York meaning the Yankees are still on the hook...
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Rob Bradford
November 11, 2019 - 8:30 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- There was a theme throughout the meeting with Red Sox Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom and GM Brian O'Halloran and the local media at the GM Meetings Monday night: all options are open. "I would say to look at it in terms of Need A, Need B and Need C might be a little...
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Rob Bradford
October 30, 2019 - 10:23 am
An uncertain top of the rotation. The potential of not having J.D. Martinez. A contract year for Mookie Betts. A perceived lack of organizational depth. All concerns that most would surface when trying to get a read on the Red Sox' chances in 2020. Evidently, some oddsmakers aren't all that worried...
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Rob Bradford
October 13, 2019 - 7:49 am
The year was 2013 and the Red Sox had a decision to make. They knew a good chunk of the $2.9 million they had to spend in the international free-agent market was going to go to one player. The top of Boston’s list had two names: Rafael Devers and Gleyber Torres. “We really liked Gleyber,”...
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Rob Bradford
September 06, 2019 - 11:26 pm
After completing his second inning Friday night Jhoulys Chacin began to shake some hands and give out a few high-fives. He then fell down the dugout steps. That was the 31-year-old's only misstep in his introduction to the Red Sox. "Oh man," said Chacin after his team's 6-1 win over the Yankees. "I...
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Lucy Burdge
August 09, 2019 - 7:26 am
Welcome to Friday’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 . FRIDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Oakland at Chicago White Sox, 3:10 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: LA Angels at Boston, 7:10 p.m. (NESN, WEEI-FM 93.7) MLB:...
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Rob Bradford
August 05, 2019 - 10:04 am
When Dave Dombrowski woke up July 31 his team had lost one more game than the Rays. When the sun came up Monday (and yes Red Sox fans it did come up) the difference was seven. Let's soak that in. Like the Red Sox, Tampa Bay wasn't going to make a sprint toward the top of the division. Like the Red...
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Rob Bradford
August 04, 2019 - 9:56 pm
This was the last thing the Red Sox needed. David Price did nothing to get the Sox back on the right track, turning in a demoralizing performance during his team's series finale against the Yankees. The lefty starter lasted just 2 2/3 innings, giving up seven runs on nine hits including home runs...
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