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Rob Bradford
September 20, 2018 - 1:27 am
NEW YORK -- As if the scoreboard wasn't bad enough. With the game already out of hand in what turned into a 10-1 Yankees win over the Red Sox, Eduardo Nunez raced down the first base line while legging out an infield single. But upon arriving at the bag Nunez determined it was time for a pinch-...
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Rob Bradford
September 19, 2018 - 8:06 pm
NEW YORK -- Wrong play, wrong time. Eduardo Nunez, who was playing in his first game in the field since injuring his knee six days before, suffered through perhaps the worst defensive play of the season for the Red Sox. Adding insult to injury was the result of the miscue. With two outs in the...
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Rob Bradford
September 19, 2018 - 7:38 pm
NEW YORK -- Alex Cora suggested in his introductory press conference he would be using Craig Kimbrel outside the ninth inning. And he has, with the closer coming in prior to the ninth inning seven times entering Wednesday night. But forays into the eighth have come so few and far between, it has...
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Rob Bradford
September 19, 2018 - 5:39 pm
NEW YORK -- After some confusion Tuesday, Alex Cora used Wednesday's pregame meeting with the media to clarify what the plan was for Chris Sale over his final two regular season starts. Cora noted that Sale would be pitching Friday in Cleveland against the Indians and then again Wednesday at Fenway...
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Rob Bradford
September 19, 2018 - 3:15 pm
NEW YORK -- As Alex Cora first noted in his weekly appearance on OMF with Glenn Ordway, Lou Merloni and Christian Fauria, Mookie Betts is back in the Red Sox' lineup, serving as the visitors' designated hitter. Betts exited Sunday afternoon's game at Fenway Park in the sixth inning with a sore side...
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Lucy Burdge
September 19, 2018 - 12:52 pm
Joe Kelly made the most of his time in New York while waiting for the Red Sox to clinch the American League East title. The Red Sox reliever and his wife Ashley stopped by the 'Live with Kelly and Ryan' show to present co-host Ryan Seacrest with a Red Sox hat after it was determined that Kelly and...
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John Tomase
September 19, 2018 - 12:11 pm
The Red Sox usually make a big show of unfurling banners. The first look anyone got at flag commemorating their soon-to-be 2018 AL East championship, however, was on the side of the McGrath O'Brien Highway. According to Fox25, three friends from Malden were driving on Rt. 28 in Somerville when they...
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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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Rob Bradford
September 19, 2018 - 8:50 am
NEW YORK -- With the Red Sox prioritizing the postseason these days, deciphering in-game decisions can be tricky. That was the case in the Sox' 3-2 loss to the Yankees Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium. First came Alex Cora's choice to end Nathan Eovaldi's night after six innings and 83 pitches...
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Rob Bradford
September 18, 2018 - 10:21 pm
NEW YORK -- The Red Sox are going to win the American League East. Up until about 9:38 p.m. Tuesday night that's what everyone was talking about when it came to this team. But with 15 days, 16 hours and 16 minutes until what will be their first postseason game Alex Cora's team was left to replace...
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