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Rob Bradford
June 02, 2018 - 12:28 pm
HOUSTON -- Well, this hasn't worked out as planned. Just eight days after being activated to the Red Sox' 25-man roster, Dustin Pedroia has been placed back on the 10-day disabled list with inflammation in his left knee. The move is retroactive to May 30. With Mookie Betts also going on the DL, the...
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Rob Bradford
June 02, 2018 - 12:14 am
HOUSTON -- When it comes to Chris Sale, the bar has been set obscenely high. We get it. Still, this Red Sox team needs better. After the Sox' 7-3 loss to the Astros Friday night, Alex Cora's team is now just 7-6 when Sale starts. That's one game over .500 after 13 outings. That seems off. As does...
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Rob Bradford
June 01, 2018 - 8:15 pm
HOUSTON -- It was clear the Red Sox didn't want to go this route, but ultimately they couldn't avoid it. Just prior to the Sox' game against the Astros at Minute Maid Park Friday night, Mookie Betts was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a left abdominal strain. The move is retroactive to May...
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Rob Bradford
June 01, 2018 - 2:16 pm
HOUSTON -- The Hanley Ramirez Era is officially over. The Red Sox announced Friday that they have released Ramirez after going through the process of designating the first baseman/designated hitter for assignment. The team put Ramirez on waivers Wednesday after not being able to work out a trade,...
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Ryan Hannable
June 01, 2018 - 12:57 pm
With Jason Groome undergoing Tommy John surgery and Michael Chavis suspended to open the year, the top prospect in the entire Red Sox farm system may be left-hander Jalen Beeks, currently with the PawSox. Beeks is 3-3 with a 2.56 ERA in 10 starts this season, but is coming off perhaps his best...
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Rob Bradford
June 01, 2018 - 12:39 pm
HOUSTON -- The story is well-known by now, how Alex Cora called his boss, Dave Dombrowski, to suggest it was time to move on from Hanley Ramirez. The Red Sox needed to make a move to get Dustin Pedroia on the 25-man roster, and Cora believed designating Ramirez for assignment was the way to go. "We...
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Cameron Kerry
June 01, 2018 - 11:43 am
Here is what happened in the Red Sox farm system on Thursday. TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (24-27): W, 4-3 at Norfolk -- Shortstop Tzu-Wei Lin went 2-4, including a solo home run, and added two RBI’s in Pawtucket’s three-game sweep over the Norfolk Admirals. -- Starting pitcher Jalen Beeks pitched...
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Andrew Benintendi hitting a triple at Fenway on 5/28 against the Blue Jays
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Krystle Boyajian
June 01, 2018 - 11:37 am
Andrew Benintendi has continued his hot streak at the plate, putting up big numbers across the board over the past week. In the last seven games, Benintendi has hit .444, with nine RBIs, a 1.373 OPS, and two home runs that have helped the Sox go 5-2 this week. In the week split, the second-year...
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Rob Bradford
June 01, 2018 - 12:57 am
HOUSTON -- There are some postgame clubhouses that separate themselves. This was one of them. Back in 2007, the ESPN series about the 1977 Yankees, "The Bronx is Burning," was playing in the Red Sox' clubhouse after a tight win over the Indians in Cleveland. There was no celebrating. There was...
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Rob Bradford
June 01, 2018 - 12:03 am
HOUSTON -- Roger Clemens kicked off his long day on WEEI with a memorable statement. Appearing on the Dale & Keefe Show, prior to joining Tim Neverett and Dale Arnold on the Red Sox radio broadcast Thursday, Clemens addressed his candidacy for the Baseball Hall of Fame. "I appreciate the guys...
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