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Rob Bradford
January 03, 2019 - 9:20 am
David Ortiz is keeping a close eye on the Hall of Fame votes. Ortiz's first go-round on the ballot is still three years away, but that doesn't mean this batch of candidates won't impact the former Red Sox' star's candidacy when it comes to Cooperstown. And there is one name, in particular, who...
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Rob Bradford
January 02, 2019 - 11:59 am
First off, Troy Tulowitzki was never going to be a fit with the Red Sox. The only reason the Sox might have entertained making a run at the 34-year-old was as a backup plan for Dustin Pedroia at second base, a position Tulowitzki has never played in the majors. As inviting as reeling in a six-time...
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WEEI
January 01, 2019 - 9:47 am
When it came to year-ending predictions, this wasn't probably in the mix when it came to these Celtics. Brad Stevens' team finished off the 2018 calendar year with a 120-111 loss to the Spurs in San Antonio. When a team scores 46 points in one quarter -- as the Spurs did in the third -- that's...
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Rob Bradford
December 27, 2018 - 9:14 pm
Praise and adulation aren't difficult to find when you're the manager of a World Series winner. But this was a next-level tip of the chapeau. Meet Cora Ruth Trunfio. This story starts with two passionate Red Sox fans and is punctuated at 2:41 a.m. on the morning of Dec. 23. "We both grew up in...
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Rob Bradford
December 22, 2018 - 10:24 am
A familiar face is in line to rejoin the Red Sox. Bryce Brentz, who was traded from the Sox to Pittsburgh during last spring training, is on the verge of finalizing a minor-league deal to sign with Boston, according to a major league source. The 29-year-old spent the majority of 2018 in the Mets'...
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Ryan Hannable
December 21, 2018 - 1:04 pm
Although it's not a huge move, the Red Sox have brought back one of their relievers for 2019. The team announced Friday it has agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Heath Hembree on a one-year contract for the 2019 season. Multiple reports say the deal is worth $1,312,500 million. Hembree has...
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Alex Reimer
December 21, 2018 - 11:06 am
Alex Cora can add another honor to his mantle. The Boston Globe has named the Red Sox skipper “Bostonian of the Year,” alongside freshman congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, who will be the first African-American person to represent Massachusetts in Congress when she’s sworn in next year. Cora’s strong...
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Rob Bradford
December 21, 2018 - 8:24 am
The Red Sox are known to be looking for a late-inning reliever. After Thursday, their options are seem to be shrinking. A flurry of news regarding the relieving market came out Thursday night, perhaps highlighted by Andrew Miller reportedly closing in on a multi-year deal with St. Louis. The other...
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Rob Bradford
December 19, 2018 - 9:35 am
The minor-league signings of guys with significant major league experience continue for the Red Sox. According to a major league source, the Sox have inked former White Sox reliever Zach Putnam to minor-league deal with an invitation to big league spring training. The 31-year-old right-hander...
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Rob Bradford
December 18, 2018 - 12:44 pm
The Red Sox are loading up on depth. After signing an outfielder with significant major league experience in Gorkys Hernandez to a minor-league deal, the Sox appear to be close to reeling in another potential depth option, this time in the form of pitcher Erasmo Ramirez. The deal has yet to be...
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