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WEEI
July 19, 2018 - 2:48 pm
Each week, WEEI and MelroseWakefield Cardiovascular Center will ask you to vote on the Boston player who is the heart & soul of the team. This could be a pitcher digging deep for clutch outs late in the game, or perhaps a fielder making outstanding defensive plays, a hitter carrying the team on...
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Rob Bradford
July 19, 2018 - 11:34 am
Let the run on relief pitchers begin! According to The Athletic, the Indians are acquiring San Diego closer Brad Hand, with top catching prospect Francisco Mejia heading to the Padres. Ken Rosenthal also reports that Cleveland is getting San Diego rookie reliever Adam Cimber in the deal. Hand had...
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Vincent Gallo
July 18, 2018 - 11:11 pm
Here’s what happened in the Red Sox farm system on Wednesday. TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (45-48): L, 3-0 at Charlotte -- Pawtucket out-hit Charlotte 8-4, but could not plate any runs to support Drew Pomeranz. The 29-year-old lefty was tagged with the loss, going six innings and giving up only one...
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Rob Bradford
July 18, 2018 - 10:54 pm
It's not a unique scenario. A big-name player in the last year of his contract dealt by a struggling team before the non-waiver trade deadline. Wednesday we saw it once again with Baltimore sending Manny Machado to the Dodgers for prospects. So in light of the recent news of the day, it seems like...
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Rob Bradford
July 18, 2018 - 9:34 pm
Alex Cora said after Drew Pomeranz's latest rehab start what he made of where the starter was at. He was honest. "The reports, he was OK," the Red Sox manager said. "Velocity is not up. It’s been 89, 90, I think. Inconsistent with the breaking stuff. I read something yesterday about, 3-0 count...
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Alex Reimer
July 18, 2018 - 7:12 pm
Manny Machado is reportedly on his way out of the American League. That's great news for the Red Sox. The Orioles have agreed to ship the slugging shortstop/third baseman to the Dodgers, according to multiple reports . In exchange, the Orioles will reportedly get five prospects , including Yusniel...
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WEEI
July 18, 2018 - 1:10 pm
The American League beat the National League 8-6 in the 2018 All-Star Game at Nationals Park Tuesday night. The 10-inning game featured a record 10 home runs, two being hit back-to-back in the top of the 10th by Astros teammates Alex Bregman and George Springer. Red Sox ace Chris Sale was the AL...
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Krystle Boyajian
July 18, 2018 - 12:28 pm
Although the Red Sox All-Stars didn’t play a huge role in the American League's 8-6 extra-innings win, Mitch Moreland had a successful first career All-Star Game, registering a pair of singles in three at-bats. Moreland entered the game in the sixth inning as a defensive replacement and went on to...
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Rob Bradford
July 18, 2018 - 12:23 pm
A week ago, the idea that the Red Sox would need to make a run at a starting pitcher seemed outrageous. They had enough. Steven Wright and Drew Pomeranz were coming back, and the rotation was already four-deep with Chris Sale, David Price, Rick Porcello and Eduardo Rodriguez. Well, times have...
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Rob Bradford
July 18, 2018 - 11:19 am
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Consider Tuesday the calm before the storm. It shouldn't have come as a shock American League All-Star manager A.J. Hinch chose to stay away from Craig Kimbrel, with Red Sox manager Alex Cora clearly making a plea to his former colleague to stay away from his closer, who had...
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