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Rob Bradford
October 08, 2018 - 3:49 pm
NEW YORK -- Alex Cora is shaking things up a bit for Game 3 of the American League Division Series. With the bottom of the Red Sox' lineup giving very little production through the first two games Cora is giving Brock Holt, Rafael Devers and Christian Vazquez a chance to see what they can do...
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Alex Reimer
October 08, 2018 - 12:55 pm
For inexplicable reasons, some sportswriters and talking heads love policing fan behavior. They actually get upset, or at least pretend to, when paying customers cup their hands around their mouths and make “boo” sounds when certain players step onto the field. This bizarre phenomenon is especially...
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Alex Reimer
October 08, 2018 - 9:39 am
TBS analyst Ron Darling probably wishes he could have one back. During Saturday’s Red Sox-Yankees telecast, the former Mets ace used a racial slur to describe Masahiro Tanaka’s lack of command in the fourth inning. “Chink in the armor for Tanaka here,” Darling said, per the New York Daily News . “...
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Rob Bradford
October 08, 2018 - 1:44 am
NEW YORK -- There could be three more games left in this American League Division Series. And if there is, count on David Price being involved in at least one them. As a starter? Probably not. But somewhere, somehow. "We'll talk to him," said Red Sox manager Alex Cora during his Sunday media...
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Rob Bradford
October 07, 2018 - 1:59 pm
NEW YORK -- The Red Sox announced Sunday that Nathan Eovaldi will be bumped up a day and get the start in Game 3 of the American League Division Series against the Yankees Monday night. The original plan was for Rick Porcello to make the Yankee Stadium start but plans changed when Porcello was...
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Ryan Brasier
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John Tomase
October 07, 2018 - 12:39 pm
Letters to Cleo frontwoman and Dorchester native Kay Hanley was issued a challenge on Twitter on Saturday night after noting that Ryan Brasier's exhortation to Gary Sanchez to, "Get the (bleep) in the box," was her, "new favorite euphemism for everything." The challenge? Write a song about it...
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Alex Reimer
October 07, 2018 - 11:35 am
Hall of Fame baseball scribe Peter Gammons has a history of firing off baffling tweets, most of which seem to originate in his pockets . But one of Gammons’ latest missives might be his strangest yet. On Friday night, Gammons admonished the fans at Fenway Park for chanting “Yankees Suck,” or in his...
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Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports
Alex Reimer
October 07, 2018 - 10:32 am
Aaron Judge might be an even better troll than power hitter. While leaving Fenway Park Saturday following the Yankees’ 6-2 victory, the slugger played “New York, New York” on his boombox when walking past the Red Sox’ clubhouse. Talk about making an exit. Here’s Aaron Judge walking past the Red Sox...
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David Price
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John Tomase
October 07, 2018 - 2:04 am
Pedro Martinez has some advice for David Price: remember how good you are. The Hall of Famer and former Red Sox ace posted some thoughts on Twitter about Price's disastrous outing in Saturday's 6-2 loss to the Yankees in Game 2 of the American League Division Series. Price lasted just 1 2/3 innings...
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Ryan Hannable
October 07, 2018 - 1:25 am
What's next for David Price? After the left-hander allowed three runs, including two homers, in just 1 2/3 innings against the Yankees Saturday night, Alex Cora has a decision to make -- keep Price in the rotation, have him pitch out of the bullpen, which he's had some success with in prior...
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