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Ryan Hannable
June 20, 2018 - 12:05 pm
A few years ago, right-hander Michael Kopech was one of the top prospects in the entire Red Sox organization. His fastball was consistently close to 100 MPH and he was striking out hitters at a historic pace, but then in December of 2016 he was included in the trade with the White Sox for Chris...
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Cameron Kerry
June 20, 2018 - 10:07 am
Here are all the happenings from the Red Sox farm system on Tuesday night. TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (33-36): L, 4-0 vs. Buffalo and W, 6-0 vs. Buffalo - In Game 1 of the doubleheader, the PawSox amassed just three hits in the seven innings. - Starting pitcher Jalen Beeks surrendered four runs (...
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John Tomase
June 19, 2018 - 11:45 pm
The highest-paid pitcher in baseball hit free agency at age 30 after leading the American League in ERA and finishing second in the Cy Young Award voting. He had just topped 30 starts for the fifth time in six years and represented as safe a bet as a pitcher in his 30s could be. David Price may yet...
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John Tomase
June 19, 2018 - 9:36 pm
David Price apparently wants All-Star weekend off and is willing to indulge his most controversial vice to make sure it happens. Speaking to the Boston Herald's Jason Mastrodonato, Price suggested he'd play a marathon session of Fortnight to keep Astros manager A.J. Hinch from using him in the Mid-...
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Rob Bradford
June 19, 2018 - 7:36 am
It's that time of year again when the Red Sox get ready for their dive into the late-inning relief pitching market. This time around they could certainly make the case that the desperation isn't there. Craig Kimbrel remains one of the best closers in the game, Joe Kelly has emerged as one of the...
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John Tomase
June 18, 2018 - 5:21 pm
Manny Machado isn't a fit for the Red Sox at the moment. That's the take of The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal in his latest notes column : The Boston Red Sox are among the clubs to contact the Orioles about Manny Machado, but president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski concluded the teams likely do...
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Connor Donahue
Connor Donahue
June 18, 2018 - 3:53 pm
LOWELL -- Cole Brannen was drafted out of high school in the second round of the 2017 MLB draft by the Red Sox. Things haven’t gone exactly according to plan for the 19-year-old outfielder. Brannen spent the majority of his first season in the Gulf Coast League, hitting .231 with seven RBI’s, nine...
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Lucy Burdge
June 18, 2018 - 3:15 pm
During his interview with OMF on Monday, Pedro Martinez was asked about David Price’s carpal tunnel syndrome, which he may have gotten in part from playing video games. Martinez said Price did the right thing by taking a break from the games as soon as he discovered the injury. “He’s a professional...
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Rob Bradford
June 18, 2018 - 2:09 pm
When Pedro Martinez talks, people listen. That's why what the former Red Sox pitcher had to say on the Ordway, Merloni and Fauria Show Monday afternoon when it came to the state of baseball was so telling. Martinez, who just pitched in the Red Sox' Alumni Game last month, offered a candid...
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Connor Donahue
Connor Donahue
June 18, 2018 - 10:27 am
LOWELL -- When relief pitcher Rio Gomez sat down for the Spinners' media day last Wednesday, the 23-year-old seemed calm, cool and collected in front of reporters. It’s not particularly surprising because when it comes to the press, Gomez should know what to expect. After all, he is the son of ESPN...
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