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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 to make Red Sox fans feel a little bit better about their lot in life. Today, the Yankees' existence will serve our purpose.
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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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Jonny Gomes
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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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Luis Severino
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John Tomase
March 06, 2019 - 3:34 pm
The season hasn't even started yet, and the Yankees are already losing ground to the Red Sox. On Tuesday, ace Luis Severino felt something grab in his shoulder while throwing a slider during warmups before a start against the Braves. The Yankees effectively shut him down on the spot, and he'll miss...
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John Tomase
March 01, 2019 - 9:51 am
Start spreading the news: Aaron Judge wouldn't change a thing. Speaking to the New York Post on Thursday, the Yankees slugger said he had no regrets about playing, "New York, New York" on a boombox outside the Red Sox clubhouse after winning Game 2 of the American League Division Series at Fenway...
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Rob Bradford
February 26, 2019 - 6:45 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Barring unforeseen circumstances, Xander Bogaerts won't get nearly the payday Nolan Arenado just reeled in. The Rockies third baseman bypassed the chance to become a free agent this fall by signing an eight-year, $260 million deal. (The contract reportedly has an opt-out after...
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Rob Bradford
February 25, 2019 - 8:52 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- For the second time this month the Yankees have committed to a player they consider to be part of their future. New York followed up its contract extension with Luis Severino by reportedly agreeing to a seven-year, $70 million extension with Aaron Hicks. Jack Curry of the YES...
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