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Rob Bradford
November 28, 2018 - 8:33 am
Rich Hill was involved in the most controversial decision of this year's World Series. Obviously, when the President of the United States weighs in , the moment probably is of some significance. But Dodgers manager Dave Roberts taking out Hill in Game 4 against the Red Sox after 6 1/3 innings of...
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Rob Bradford
November 27, 2018 - 3:28 pm
Dan Butler is being forced to adjust things a bit. For instance, there is some home security he may have to rethink thanks to a forthcoming World Series ring. "I’m not a safe guy. I have one but I just don’t have anything in it," said the former Red Sox catcher, whose most prized baseball...
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Alex Reimer
November 27, 2018 - 2:58 pm
Count Joe Buck among those who thinks the action in this year's MLB postseason was lacking. In a phone interview with WEEI.com, the longtime Fox broadcaster, who will be on the call for Vikings-Patriots Sunday, said he thinks the product's plodding pace shares some of the responsibility for the...
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Alex Reimer
November 27, 2018 - 10:19 am
Who’s in the mood to buy some Red Sox tickets? Even though the Red Sox hoisted their fourth World Series championship in 14 years just five weeks ago, Spring Training tickets will go on sale Saturday, the team announced. The first game at JetBlue Park, after all, is less than three months away. (...
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Rob Bradford
November 27, 2018 - 9:24 am
The Red Sox gave out 66 full World Series shares. That's more than $416,000 apiece. (To read more about the distribution, click here.) For a guy like Brian Johnson, that's a big deal. It's almost the total the Red Sox pitcher received for spending the entire 2018 season on the major league roster...
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Rob Bradford
November 26, 2018 - 3:45 pm
One major league source suggested earlier last week that it wouldn't be until we were free and clear of the Thanksgiving holiday that free agency would truly start to define itself. Judging by the Braves' two signings Monday they would seem to have been on to something. According to multiple...
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John Tomase
November 26, 2018 - 12:33 pm
The Red Sox shared the wealth after winning the World Series, voting 66 full postseason shares that will be worth $416,838, per the Associated Press . The per-share total is down from last year's record $438,902 dispersed by the Astros, but Houston voted only 60 full shares. The Red Sox added 10...
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Rob Bradford
November 25, 2018 - 5:48 pm
Before Sunday the last time Hanley Ramirez hit a home run he was playing for the Red Sox against the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre in Toronto on May 12. More than six months later, and seemingly a world away, Ramirez went deep again. The former Red Sox first baseman/designated hitter hit his first...
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Rob Bradford
November 24, 2018 - 8:17 am
Yusei Kikuchi is a name you're going to start hearing more and more about. The Japanese star pitcher officially announced Friday that he will be posted to Major League Baseball teams starting Dec. 3, allowing him to start negotiating with clubs for 30 days. (To read Kikuchi's comments, click here...
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Rob Bradford
November 22, 2018 - 2:03 pm
J.D. Martinez may have finished fourth in the American League MVP voting. And perhaps the Red Sox slugger (unbelievably) lost out for the honor of being named the best designated hitter in baseball to Oakland's Khris Davis. But he did win a World Series. And ... Martinez took to Instagram to post...
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