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Rob Bradford
September 25, 2019 - 1:24 am
ARLINGTON, Texas -- In many respects, this one had all the makings of that sort of meaningless Game No. 157 that suggests everyone is counting the minutes toward Sunday's final pitch. Two teams with no hopes of playing beyond September, trudging through a 90-degree Texas night while avoiding pulled...
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Rob Bradford
September 24, 2019 - 5:34 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Dave Dombrowski drafted Rick Porcello and then traded the pitcher. When given the chance to entertain a contract extension for the pitcher -- at what Porcello identified as a discounted rate -- the former Red Sox president of baseball operations decided to prioritize other...
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USA Today Sports
Rob Bradford
September 24, 2019 - 1:12 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The beauty of baseball is often times the opportunity to show up on the most hum-drum of days and find yourself with something you've never seen before. For instance, watching Mookie Betts throw a baseball 305 feet through the air to third base in the sixth inning of the Red...
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Rob Bradford
September 23, 2019 - 10:25 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- In case you needed a reminder of Mookie Betts' skill, the outfielder offered a pretty strong reminder in the sixth inning Monday night. Betts made what was undeniably the throw of the Red Sox season, throwing out Tampa Bay's Avisail Garcia trying to stretch his no-out liner...
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Rob Bradford
September 23, 2019 - 8:47 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Red Sox have their reasons to activate Heath Hembree with just one week left in the regular season, and so does the pitcher himself. For the Red Sox, they want to get another look at the reliever, who had been on the injured list with right lateral elbow inflammation...
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Rob Bradford
September 23, 2019 - 11:24 am
(The following is an excerpt from the latest "The Sunday Baseball Column" which ran on Sept. 21.) Xander Bogaerts has a good chance at landing in the Top 10 in MVP balloting, which would be a first for the shortstop. It is a new existence that has him rethinking 2020. "Coming into this year for...
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Rafael Devers
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Nick Friar
September 21, 2019 - 10:32 pm
Mitch Moreland was almost the hero on Saturday, hitting his third home run of the series against the Rays. But the Red Sox, once again, let the game get away in the bottom of the 11th, losing 5-4 to Tampa Bay for the second time in as many days. Two other Red Sox hitters drove in the team’s other...
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Alex Cora
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Nick Friar
September 20, 2019 - 11:16 pm
After making it to the postseason in each of the last three seasons, the Red Sox were officially knocked out of contention when the Indians beat the Phillies 5-2 on Friday. Should their pace and the Yankees’ maintain, this could be the furthest Boston has been from winning the division in a single...
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Rob Bradford
September 19, 2019 - 10:33 pm
Jarren Duran isn't much of a secret anymore. The outfielder was named Baseball America's Single-A Player of the Year and the Red Sox' Minor League Baserunner of the Year. When it comes to Red Sox prospects, he is at the top of most lists. There is, however, one piece of Duran's puzzle that few...
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Dave Dombrowski and Frank Wren
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Nick Friar
September 19, 2019 - 6:25 pm
Firing Dave Dombrowski was the Red Sox’ first major response to a disappointing 2019 season, but it appears that wasn’t their final move. Following the win over the Giants on Thursday, MLB Network ’s Jon Heyman reported the Red Sox parted ways with Frank Wren and Eddie Bane. Wren was the...
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