Zach Britton

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John Tomase
December 02, 2018 - 10:21 am
The Red Sox could be in the market for a pair of Yankees relievers in free agency, according to the New York Post. Both right-hander David Robertson and left-hander Zach Britton are on Boston's radar, per the report : When asked about Robertson, who has a house in Rhode Island, landing a three-year...
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Rob Bradford
September 19, 2018 - 9:36 am
NEW YORK -- The day after the Red Sox acquired Nathan Eovaldi the questions immediately came Dave Dombrowski's way. Why Eovaldi and not Zach Britton? Britton had just been acquired by the Yankees for three minor leaguers, including highly-touted starter Dillon Tate. The Red Sox needed bullpen help...
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John Tomase
September 02, 2018 - 12:58 pm
The Red Sox entered the trade deadline with one glaring need: bullpen. They failed to address it, instead seeking upgrades on the bench (Steve Pearce), at second base (Ian Kinsler), and in the rotation (Nathan Eovaldi). It's fair to say that trio has represented a net positive, even with Eovaldi...
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Rob Bradford
July 28, 2018 - 11:40 pm
The Yankees may be in second-place, but their fans absolutely lead the league in booing. In a season where Giancarlo Stanton and Sonny Gray got viciously booed by their home fans, newly-acquired Zach Britton was the latest to get the Yankee Stadium treatment. After retiring the first two batters of...
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Alex Reimer
July 27, 2018 - 11:26 am
The Yankees did it. They used their robust farm system to procure one of the best relievers on the trade market and perhaps the best available starting pitcher. But the Red Sox have no reason to be frightened. JA Happ and Zach Britton aren’t going to bring the Yankees back from their 4.5-game...
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Rob Bradford
July 25, 2018 - 11:32 pm
BALTIMORE — Let me make this clear: the Red Sox farm system is thin, thin, and thin. Don’t even try and compare it to the Yankees. It will be embarrassing. But let’s stop the dumbest of dumb narratives that suggest because of this reality the Red Sox can’t do trade deadline deals. It’s a lazy take...
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Rob Bradford
July 25, 2018 - 3:02 am
BALTIMORE -- Five hours before Zach Britton was traded to the Yankees, Chris Sale was asked the question that usually gets surfaced this time of year. "How good do you feel about this team if no deal is made prior to the non-waiver trade deadline?" Sale spread out his arms, looked around the...
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Rob Bradford
July 24, 2018 - 9:04 pm
BALTIMORE -- The Yankees may have entered Tuesday night six games in back of the Red Sox, but they did manage to make themselves feel a little better about their lot in life. New York has won the Zach Britton Sweepstakes. (Jon Heyman of FanCred was first to report the deal had been agreed on.)...
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Rob Bradford
July 24, 2018 - 7:44 pm
BALTIMORE -- The Red Sox may have lost the chase for Zach Britton. The Baltimore Sun reported Tuesday night that the Yankees and Astros have emerged as the favorites to land the services of the Orioles reliever. The report states that Arizona has become more active in their engagement with...
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Alex Reimer
July 24, 2018 - 4:14 pm
The race to land Orioles lefty Zach Britton appears to be heating up. ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick reports the sweepstakes for the two-time All-Star looks like it's down to the Red Sox, Astros, Yankees and Cubs. It was first reported last week the Red Sox were eyeing Britton to blossom their bullpen...
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