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Ty Anderson
July 26, 2017 - 3:09 pm
You probably did a spit take when you heard that Ryan Spooner, coming off a season in which he ended the year as a (relatively) healthy scratch for the club’s final two must-win playoff games of their first-round series loss to the Senators, was heading into an arbitration hearing with the Bruins...
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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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