Yankees

Lucy Burdge
June 04, 2018 - 3:38 pm
The Yankees are reportedly threatening to boycott ESPN over the start time of the July 8 Sunday Night Baseball game. Aaron Boone, himself a former ESPN analyst, strongly believes the July game in Toronto that was pushed from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. should be reversed to its original time. The Yankees are...
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Rob Bradford
May 24, 2018 - 10:36 am
We knew this was a possibility. It has never been a mystery David Price that could very well be a chief element in whether or not the Red Sox accomplish their goals in 2018. That reality was surfaced with Price as early as spring training, to which the pitcher gleefully embraced the notion. And...
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WEEI
May 11, 2018 - 12:10 pm
Thursday night had the makings of a disaster for the Red Sox. The struggling bullpen blew a 4-0 lead, putting the Red Sox in danger of getting swept by the Yankees. But thankfully for the Red Sox, they have J.D. Martinez swinging the lumber. Martinez led off the top of the eighth with a solo home...
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Rob Bradford
May 08, 2018 - 11:55 pm
NEW YORK -- It appeared at first to be yet another bump in the road for Drew Pomeranz. In the second inning, the Red Sox starter seemed in jeopardy of succumbing to a torn fingernail on his pitching hand. Considering his reliance on the finger when throwing what is a spiked curveball, the prospects...
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Rob Bradford
May 08, 2018 - 3:35 pm
NEW YORK -- Mookie Betts put a scare into the Red Sox when he left with a shoulder contusion during Sunday's win. But Tuesday the fears subsided. Betts, who was hit in the back of the right shoulder with a throw while running toward second base against Texas, gets the start in the opener of the...
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Rob Bradford
May 08, 2018 - 9:51 am
NEW YORK -- It's just an accepted reality: Pedro Martinez, while employed by the Red Sox, had a huge hand in turning Luis Severino into the Yankees ace Boston is slated to run into Tuesday night. Welcome to the real world of baseball rivalries. As much as we want to believe that the hatred that is...
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Ryan Hannable
May 08, 2018 - 9:12 am
The Red Sox will need their passports for more than just Toronto next season. On Tuesday, MLB announced the Red Sox and Yankees will play a two-game series June 29-30, 2019 at London Stadium. It will be the first MLB games in Europe. The estimated capacity of London Stadium for the series will be...
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Rob Bradford
May 07, 2018 - 12:16 pm
NEW YORK -- The question to Joe Kelly was just a bit outside the box: "Have you ever been booed by any other crowd other than your own?" It seemed like a fair inquiry considering pitchers, particularly relievers, don't stir the emotion of the opposition's fans like some others. And certainly few...
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Rob Bradford
April 26, 2018 - 3:19 pm
TORONTO -- Joe Kelly's hot streak has been put on hold. The reliever was informed by Major League Baseball Thursday that his six-game suspension handed down by Major League Baseball has been upheld, with Kelly forced to start serving his punishment immediately. The right-handeder had appealed the...
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Lucy Burdge
April 21, 2018 - 12:01 pm
John Sterling debuted a new home run call for Giancarlo Stanton Friday night and it is somehow even worse than his terrible first one. Here is John Sterling’s brand new HR call — with singing — for Giancarlo Stanton. pic.twitter.com/8gZBBigVdB — Jimmy Traina (@JimmyTraina) April 21, 2018 “Giancarlo...
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