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Red Sox reliever Travis Lakins
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Nick Friar
April 23, 2019 - 5:22 pm
In addition to adding Darwinzon Hernandez to the Major League club as the 26th man for Game 2 of the Red Sox doubleheader against the Tigers on Tuesday, Boston has promoted right-handed reliever Travis Lakins from Triple-A Pawtucket. Bobby Poyner has been sent down to Triple-A as the corresponding...
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Rob Bradford
April 23, 2019 - 4:38 pm
Darwinzon Hernandez is going to get his first taste of major league baseball, albeit just a nibble. The 22-year-old was called up from Double-A Portland by the Red Sox to serve as the club's 26th man, which is allowed for the second game of a doubleheader. "I think where we are as far as guys...
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Rob Bradford
April 23, 2019 - 4:05 pm
Chris Sale wasn't the story in his team's 7-4 loss to the Tigers Tuesday afternoon. That was unfortunate for the Red Sox. (For a complete recap, click here.) While the Red Sox ace still didn't display his dominant self throughout a five-inning, two-run outing, he was good enough to suggest some...
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Alex Reimer
April 23, 2019 - 2:51 pm
Dennis Eckersley appears to share Red Sox fans’ collective frustration about David Price’s painfully slow pace on the mound. In the fourth inning of Tuesday’s contest against the Tigers, the Hall of Fame hurler contrasted Chris Sale’s time between pitches to Price’s. It was not a favorable...
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Rob Bradford
April 23, 2019 - 12:01 pm
Christian Vazquez only got one start at designated hitter in the entire 2018 season. That came on June 7 against Detroit pitcher Matthew Boyd. It was the kind of lineup luxury afforded Red Sox manager Alex Cora for much of the season because he was carrying three catchers, with the presence of...
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Ryan Hannable
April 23, 2019 - 10:11 am
After getting rained out Monday, the Red Sox and Tigers will play two games Tuesday at Fenway Park. In Game 1, Michael Chavis will make his home debut and play third base, while Christian Vazquez will serve as the DH. Jackie Bradley Jr. will rest, which means Mookie Betts will play center field and...
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Red Sox pitching prospect Tanner Houck
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Nick Friar
April 23, 2019 - 7:39 am
On Monday, Red Sox 2017 first round draft pick Tanner Houck had one of his best starts as a member of the organization yet. The right-handed pitching prospect made his third start of the season for Double-A Portland and built off of his five-inning, one-run outing against the Reading Fightin...
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Red Sox pitch Nathan Eovaldi
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Nick Friar
April 22, 2019 - 6:35 pm
WEEI.com’s Rob Bradford is reporting Red Sox starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi will be on the shelf for the next four to six weeks following the removal of a loose body in his right elbow. Per source: Eovaldi out 4-6 weeks with loose body removal in elbow. Similar to last season — Rob Bradford (@...
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Fenway Park rain delay
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Ryan Hannable
April 22, 2019 - 4:13 pm
The Red Sox ' second home series of the year will need to wait a day. Monday's game against the Tigers has been postponed due to rain. It will be made up as part of a day/night doubleheader on Tuesday. Tickets for Monday's game can be used for the first game, which will begin at 1:05 p.m. Game 2 is...
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Rob Bradford
April 22, 2019 - 9:14 am
First impressions were a powerful thing when it came to J.D. Martinez last season. After 22 games it had become clear what the Red Sox' had in the middle of their lineup -- the kind of presence David Ortiz left behind two seasons before. Martinez kicked off his Sox' career well enough, hitting .306...
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