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Rob Bradford
June 30, 2018 - 8:51 pm
NEW YORK -- This wasn't the pitcher the Yankees were hoping for. When New York acquired Sonny Gray from the A's in a non-waiver trade deadline move last season it was supposed to be a difference-maker for Brian Cashman's team. It hasn't been, and Saturday night drove home that point. Coming into...
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Rob Bradford
June 30, 2018 - 8:20 pm
NEW YORK -- With the non-waiver trade deadline now a month away, it was fitting that Dave Dombrowski offered another update when it comes to the Red Sox' approach to potential team-building. Having already made one deal in trading for Steve Pearce Thursday night, Dombrowski insinuated that the Red...
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Rob Bradford
June 30, 2018 - 7:50 pm
NEW YORK -- Rafael Devers ended any worries that the Red Sox wouldn't be giving Chris Sale run support early on Saturday night. The third baseman set the tone for the visitors at Yankee Stadium with a first-inning grand slam against New York starter Sonny Gray. The blast, Devers' 14th of the season...
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Rob Bradford
June 30, 2018 - 3:12 pm
NEW YORK -- After getting the day off against Yankees starter CC Sabathia Friday night, allowing Steve Pearce to make his Red Sox debut, Mitch Moreland returns to the starting lineup, manning first base against New York righty Sonny Gray. Moreland comes into Saturday night's tilt with the most at-...
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Rob Bradford
June 29, 2018 - 9:51 pm
NEW YORK -- The largest source of frustration for the Red Sox Friday night? Take your pick. A case could be made for what they weren't able to do against CC Sabathia, a pitcher who is three weeks shy of his 38th birthday yet still manages to befuddle his team's rival at almost every turn. This time...
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Rob Bradford
June 29, 2018 - 8:03 pm
NEW YORK -- On the day the Red Sox got bad news regarding their first-round pick, Triston Casas, announcing the third baseman underwent successful surgery on his right thumb, they did get a welcome dose of optimism from another recent draft pick. The one player in the recent draft that most in...
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Rob Bradford
June 29, 2018 - 6:26 pm
NEW YORK -- We have no idea how Steve Pearce will impact the fortunes of the Red Sox. But after listening to Alex Cora we do have a pretty good grasp on how he will be used in trying to make it a positive impression. "Now, we have options late in the game when a righty starts. We got options on the...
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Ryan Hannable
June 29, 2018 - 3:28 pm
The Steve Pearce era has begun. A day after being traded to the Red Sox, Pearce will start at first base as the Red Sox open a three-game series in New York against the Yankees. He is 9-for-33 with two home runs against Yankees starter CC Sabathia. The first baseman will bat fourth giving Mitch...
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Triston Casas
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John Tomase
June 29, 2018 - 2:53 pm
The hits keep coming for the Red Sox farm system. The latest casualty: first-round pick Triston Casas. The Red Sox announced on Friday that the slugging infielder, drafted 26th overall earlier this month, underwent successful ulnar collateral ligament repair surgery on his right thumb and will miss...
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Jackie Bradley Jr. (19) is greeted by catcher Christian Vazquez (7) (left) and right fielder Mookie Betts (50) after his two-run home run against the Los Angeles Angels during the seventh inning at Fenway Park.
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Krystle Boyajian
June 29, 2018 - 12:49 pm
Jackie Bradley Jr. may have been struggling offensively for most of this season, but he has undeniably been swinging the lumber lately, especially Thursday night at Fenway Park. JBJ ripped his sixth home run of the season over the right field bullpen in the seventh inning. The two-run shot gave the...
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