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John Tomase
November 15, 2018 - 5:33 pm
Mookie Betts was the best player on the best team in baseball, so it should come as no surprise that he was named the American League MVP on Thursday. Betts received 28 first-place votes and 410 points, easily outdistancing two-time MVP Mike Trout (265 points) of the Angels and third baseman Jose...
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John Tomase
November 15, 2018 - 10:54 am
Attending a Red Sox game next season is going to cost a little bit more. The team announced on Thursday that 2019 ticket prices will rise by an average of 2.5 percent, with the steepest increases coming on a package of marquee games that includes the home opener, a World Series rematch with the...
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Rob Bradford
November 14, 2018 - 6:16 pm
The Red Sox and Alex Cora have come to an agreement on a contract extension that will commit to the manager through the 2021 season with a team option for 2022. It adds one year to Cora's original contract with an undisclosed in salary. In his first year with the Red Sox Cora was the lowest paid...
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Alex Reimer
November 14, 2018 - 10:53 am
This year’s marquee World Series matchup between the Red Sox and Dodgers was one of the lowest-rated Fall Classics ever, and one Fox Sports executive says the Red Sox’ diminished national appeal is one reason for the disappointing numbers. In an interview with Sports Business Journal , Fox Sports’...
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Rob Bradford
November 14, 2018 - 9:40 am
The Red Sox' newest catcher is no stranger to Alex Cora. Juan Centeno, who has agreed to a minor-league deal with the Red Sox per a major league source, played for Cora's team in Caguas in the Puerto Rico Winter League, while also joining the Sox manager in Houston during the 2017 season. The 28-...
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Rob Bradford
November 14, 2018 - 9:14 am
The Nathan Eovaldi market is certainly in the crosshairs of anyone following the Red Sox' offseason maneuvering. Not only will the pitcher's free agent status be of particular interest because of the perceived interest by Dave Dombrowski and Co., but also due to the unique nature Eovaldi's case...
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USA Today Sports
John Tomase
November 13, 2018 - 6:54 pm
Alex Cora arrived in Boston with the goal of winning a World Series. He delivered. It still wasn’t enough to win him the Manager of the Year Award. That honor instead went to Oakland’s Bob Melvin, was selected American League Manager of the Year by members of the Baseball Writers Association of...
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Rob Bradford
November 13, 2018 - 12:26 pm
The American League Manager of the Year is being announced at 6 p.m. Tuesday. According to one national writer, Red Sox followers shouldn't hold their breath when it comes to banking on Alex Cora getting the top nod. Nightengale, the national baseball writer for USA Today, went on to remind his...
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Rob Bradford
November 12, 2018 - 5:10 pm
Craig Kimbrel has turned down a chance to make a guaranteed $17.9 million next season. The closer has decided to not accept the qualifying offer extended by the Red Sox. By doing so he turns his back on a one-year guaranteed deal in favor of testing the free agent market. MLB Trade Rumors projects...
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John Tomase
November 12, 2018 - 11:45 am
The Red Sox handled the Astros in five games in the American League Championship Series last month. Imagine beating the same team, but with Bryce Harper. That's nearly what happened, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic . Rosenthal wrote that the Astros and Nationals had agree to a...
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