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Rob Bradford
April 18, 2019 - 9:25 am
As Nathan Eovaldi was cruising to the Yankees' lineup Wednesday night it struck me. No, it wasn't a sense of that all was suddenly right with the Red Sox' world with a starting pitcher actually living up to expectations. The feeling I couldn't shake was how mind-numbingly difficult it seemed to...
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Rob Bradford
April 18, 2019 - 7:14 am
Perhaps this is a hiccup. Maybe it is just part of an unpredictable process. But when it comes to Dustin Pedroia exiting Wednesday night's game against the Yankees in the second inning due to soreness in his left knee what is undeniable is this should be of some concern for the second baseman. For...
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Jim Hackett
April 18, 2019 - 6:27 am
Last week in this very space I wrote that though it may not be time to worry, concerns surrounding the Red Sox were very real. The column was merited at the time. Fast forward just one week and I’ll quote the great Jedi Master Yoda from the Empire Strikes Back: "Now, matters are worse." It is now...
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Rob Bradford
April 17, 2019 - 7:22 pm
While most everything had gone as planned for Dustin Pedroia in his return from his knee injury, this was not part of the blueprint. The Red Sox second baseman was forced to exit from his team's game against the Yankees Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium after flying out to right field in the second...
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Rob Bradford
April 16, 2019 - 12:51 pm
The Chris Sale conversation to this point has been, to be kind, uncomfortable. After Game 1 in Seattle there was the idea that he was still building up from spring training, explaining away a high 80's fastball. Then there was Start 2 in Oakland when we later learned Sale had been battling illness...
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Rob Bradford
April 16, 2019 - 11:51 am
Normally the thought of the Red Sox trying to turn around their fortunes in the Bronx might be a daunting task. But all things considered, this might not be a bad place for Alex Cora's team to be for the next two days. New York has placed yet another regular on the injured list Tuesday, shelving...
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Rob Bradford
April 11, 2019 - 10:48 am
Wednesday we brought you the hot start of prospect Jarren Duran t o make Red Sox fans feel a little bit better about their lot in life. Today, the Yankees' existence will serve our purpose. After being swept by the Astros New York resides just two games ahead of the struggling Sox with a 5-7 record...
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John Tomase
March 28, 2019 - 1:33 pm
Mookie Betts was easily the best player in baseball last year, but his isn't even the best-selling jersey in the American League East. Betts finished third on the list of best-selling jerseys thus far in 2019, according to data released by MLB.com and compiled from Fanatics online shops. The...
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John Tomase
March 28, 2019 - 11:47 am
The Patriots play just 16 games a year, but we only occasionally remember the first one. The memories they make tend to kick in around November before concentrating in February. Celtics opening nights? The only two that spring to mind are beating Michael Jordan's Bulls in the first game of the Rick...
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Rob Bradford
March 19, 2019 - 7:53 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- This most likely isn't any sort of American League East game-changer, but it certainly seems like a no-lose proposition for the Yankees. With ace Luis Severino (shoulder) out until May, New York has added some veteran depth, agreeing to terms on a minor-league deal with starter...
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