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Alex Reimer
July 26, 2017 - 12:04 pm
The first-place Red Sox enter the trade deadline with a gaping hole in their lineup. They are last in the league in home runs and in the midst of a punchless West Coast road trip. But those clamoring for a big-time bat must take a reality check. Eduardo Nunez might be the Red Sox’ biggest trade...
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Rob Bradford
July 25, 2017 - 11:48 pm
I agree, it would have been nice if we knew who applauded on that plane, and for those who did, if they felt bad about it. But we don't definitively know who clapped, and if all who did fully understood the intensity of the situation (as some in attendance wondered). I agree, it would have been...
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Ty Anderson
July 25, 2017 - 9:11 pm
The Celtics have reportedly made a call on disgruntled Cavaliers star Kyrie Irving. That’s great. Maybe C’s president Danny Ainge will now call the Warriors about Steph Curry and see if they’re willing to throw in Klay Thompson, too, because that’s probably as likely as Irving landing with the...
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Ryan Hannable
July 24, 2017 - 10:28 am
It was a somewhat surprising move, but a move easy to understand. Following the Red Sox’ 3-2 loss to the Angels Sunday, president of baseball operations told reporters in Anaheim top prospect, third baseman Rafael Devers was going to be promoted to the big leagues and join the team in Seattle. The...
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Rob Bradford
July 23, 2017 - 9:54 pm
Here's the most important quote from Dave Dombrowski to reporters in Anaheim Sunday afternoon. "Really, for us, we think he gives us as good a chance as anybody we’ve had a chance to acquire for third base," the Red Sox president of baseball operations said. "He" is of course Rafael Devers, who is...
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Alex Reimer
July 20, 2017 - 4:22 pm
O.J. Simpson seemed to embrace his life of infamy before he was arrested 10 years ago for orchestrating an armed robbery in a Las Vegas hotel room. Living in Miami, he starred in a low budget hidden-camera reality show, “ Juiced ,” in which he pranked unsuspecting victims. One of the gags featured...
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Alex Reimer
July 19, 2017 - 11:21 am
Tuesday was shaping up to be one of those quintessential midsummer nights at Fenway Park that we all remember fondly from our youth. There was a palpable buzz in the air, with the Red Sox in first place and the trade deadline less than two weeks away. The Yankees, who are three games behind the...
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