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John Tomase
January 25, 2019 - 9:48 am
Another year, another swing and miss for Curt Schilling at Cooperstown. On Friday, the former Red Sox great joined Mut & Callahan to discuss a Hall of Fame voting process that seemingly penalizes him for controversial Facebook postings and the espousal of wild conspiracy theories. "The baseball...
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Rob Bradford
January 23, 2019 - 4:59 pm
Rodney Butler had known David Ortiz for more than 10 years. The relationship began with the current Foxwoods' Interim CEO & Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council Chairman crossing paths with the slugger at Fenway. The former University of Connecticut defensive back routinely met up with Ortiz...
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John Tomase
January 23, 2019 - 3:29 pm
Timing in baseball is everything, and Drew Pomeranz's was pretty terrible. A year ago, the left-hander was coming off a 17-win season. This year, though, injuries limited him to a 2-6 record and 6.08 ERA. That fall from grace was reflected in free agency, with Pomeranz reportedly agreeing to a one-...
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Ryan Hannable
January 19, 2019 - 3:12 pm
David Ortiz knows a thing or two about playing a sport at age 40, as that was the last season of his career. Appearing on WEEI with Lou Merloni and Greg Dickerson at Foxwoods as part of Red Sox Winter Weekend, Ortiz gave some advice to Tom Brady on when he should step away from the game. “I have to...
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Rob Bradford
January 18, 2019 - 12:59 pm
Steve Pearce wasn't in the mood to gamble this offseason, and it seems like that approach was a wise way to go. It took the 35-year-old just two weeks into the offseason before he agreed to a one-year, $6.25 million deal with the Red Sox. And while that wasn't the two-year deal some projected...
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Rob Bradford
January 18, 2019 - 11:44 am
Brian Johnson broke the news of how he was allocating his World Series share money when appearing on the Bradfo Sho podcast earlier in the offseason. He was paying off his father's house while using a portion of what was left from the $416,000 to buy a Jet Ski. So, how did it go? According to...
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Rob Bradford
January 17, 2019 - 4:58 pm
The first question mark when it came to members of the Red Sox attending the trip to the White House has been surfaced by somewhat of an unexpected source: Alex Cora. The Red Sox manager -- who had said after his team's World Series victory that he planned on accepting any invitation to the White...
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Alex Reimer
January 16, 2019 - 11:11 am
It seems hard to believe, but the hyper-partisanship in Washington is only increasing, as the government shutdown continues to drag on over President Trump’s demands for his ill-conceived Border Wall –– or steel slat, or barrier, or structure, or whatever he’s calling it now. Despite that, Red Sox...
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Rob Bradford
January 11, 2019 - 12:23 pm
Mookie Betts isn't going to an arbitration hearing this time around. According to a major league source, the Red Sox and Betts have come to terms on a one-year deal worth $20 million. It is a record number for a player at this stage of arbitration, with Betts still having one more year of...
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Rob Bradford
January 11, 2019 - 12:04 pm
Why not? That was the reaction Steve Peck had when word came down from the Red Sox' front office that a blast from the past was holding a workout about 25 minutes from the scout's Phoenix-area home. Peck remembered Ryan Brasier, although it had been a few years. "I remember getting the email and...
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