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Alex Reimer
June 22, 2018 - 3:28 pm
Jackie Bradley Jr. is hitting the ball hard , but the hits haven’t fallen into place. As a result, he’s out of the lineup as the Red Sox begin a three-game series against the Mariners at Fenway Park Friday. With Bradley sidelined, Andrew Benintendi slides over to center field, and J.D. Martinez...
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Vincent Gallo
June 22, 2018 - 12:42 pm
According to ESPN Stats & Info (via Elias Sports Bureau), Thursday marked the earliest in MLB history that a single league has had three 50-win teams. Those three teams are the Red Sox (50-26), Yankees (50-22), and Astros (50-26). The three clubs have been the dominant juggernauts in a league...
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Jun 21, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Boston Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts (50) hits a single during the ninth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field.
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Krystle Boyajian
June 22, 2018 - 11:40 am
Since returning from the disabled list on June 11 , Mookie Betts hadn't quite looked the same as he had before his injury last month. But that all changed after a recent video session, and Betts got back to usual ways during Thursday's 9-2 win over the Twins. Betts hit his 19th home run Thursday,...
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Ryan Hannable
June 21, 2018 - 4:13 pm
After dropping the first two games of the three-game series against the Twins, the Red Sox couldn't afford to be swept by a team in third place in the AL Central. Thanks to the top of the order and Rick Porcello, that didn't happen as the Red Sox routed the Twins, 9-2, Thursday afternoon to close...
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Rob Bradford
June 21, 2018 - 11:02 am
The Red Sox will be looking to avoid the embarrassment of being swept by the Twins Thursday afternoon. And if they are to do so, the continuation of J.D. Martinez's dominance over Minnesota starter Kyle Gibson would help immensely. Martinez enters the series finale having gone 9-for-25 (.360) with...
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Rob Bradford
June 21, 2018 - 10:14 am
The Red Sox had a pretty good idea that there wasn't going to be much intrigue when it came to signing their top draft picks this season. After already locking up the likes of first-rounder Triston Casas and third-round pitcher Durbin Feltman, the team announced Thursday that it had come to an...
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Cameron Kerry
June 21, 2018 - 9:35 am
Here are all the happenings from Wednesday night in the Red Sox farm system. TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (34-36): W, 10-2 vs. Buffalo - The PawSox outhit Buffalo 16-3. - Shortstop Tzu-Wei Lin doubled three times, bringing his total to 12 on the year. Lin has recorded eight hits in his last three...
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John Tomase
June 21, 2018 - 12:07 am
What are Red Sox pitchers not named Eduardo Rodriguez supposed to do -- throw shutouts every start? That's what it has felt like at times this month, including Wednesday's 4-1 loss to the Twins. Since the start of June, Chris Sale and Steven Wright have lost 1-0 decisions. On Wednesday it was David...
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Rob Bradford
June 20, 2018 - 4:24 pm
While Minnesota starter Lance Lynn hasn't exactly worked out for the Twins, the righty does have some success against members of the Red Sox' lineup. Lynn, who owns a 4.98 ERA coming into Wednesday night's showdown with the Red Sox and David Price, has gotten the better of his matchups with J.D...
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Connor Donahue
June 20, 2018 - 4:00 pm
There's been a lot of speculation lately that with Orioles third baseman Manny Machado on the trading block the Red Sox might dangle a piece like Rafael Devers in an offer. Red Sox manager Alex Cora explained on Dale & Keefe Wednesday that the 21-year-old third baseman hasn't concerned himself...
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