John Tomase

John Tomase joins WEEI.com after nine years at the Boston Herald, including five as Red Sox columnist. A Mansfield native and Tufts grad, he has also written for the Sporting News, Baseball America, Pro Football Weekly, and Men's Fitness. He grew up on Steve Grogan, Ray Bourque, and Larry Bird, and will always believe Hagler beat Sugar Ray.

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    Hanley Ramirez
    Bob DeChiara/USA Today Sports
    October 08, 2017 - 6:12 pm
    Is it the catch that saved a season? We'll eventually find out if Mookie Betts robbing Josh Reddick of a three-run homer on Sunday propelled the Red Sox towards another World Series or simply delayed the inevitable at the hands of the explosive Astros. But for one day, anyway, it represented a...
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    Winslow Townson/USA Today Sports
    October 07, 2017 - 5:30 pm
    It will be all hands on deck for Game 3 against the Astros on Sunday as the Red Sox look to avoid a second straight ALDS sweep -- and that means Chris Sale in the bullpen. Red Sox manager John Farrell told reporters that Sale and David Price will both be available in support of right-hander Doug...
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    Chris Young
    Shanna Lockwood/USA Today Sports
    October 06, 2017 - 12:16 am
    As expected, the Red Sox have removed infielder Eduardo Nunez from their roster for the American League Division Series and replaced him with Houston native Chris Young. The Red Sox dropped Game 1 of the series, 8-2, to the host Astros on Thursday afternoon. Nunez reinjured his right knee on his...
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    Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge (99) celebrates with catcher Gary Sanchez (24) after hitting a two-run homer against the Twins in the AL Wild Card game.
    Brad Penner/USA Today Sports
    October 04, 2017 - 12:14 am
    On a night when starter Luis Severino only retired one batter, the Yankees turned on the power to defeat the visiting Twins in the American League wild card game, setting up a division series meeting with the Indians. Didi Gregorius, Brett Gardner, and Aaron Judge each homered and the Yankees...
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    Hanley Ramirez
    Bob DeChiara/USA Today Sports
    October 01, 2017 - 6:36 pm
    For an idea of how little predictions actually mean when the playoffs start, consider the overwhelming consensus at this time last year. ESPN.com: Red Sox in 5. Sports on Earth: Red Sox in 4. Bleacher Report: Red Sox in 4. Cleveland.com: Red Sox in 4 Boston.com: Red Sox in 4 Boston Herald: Red Sox...
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    Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel (10) congratulates third baseman Alex Bregman (2) after the latter's two-run homer on Friday.
    Bob DeChiara/USA Today Sports
    September 29, 2017 - 9:54 pm
    And then there were two. The Red Sox have led the American League East for most of the second half, but they haven't managed to put it away. Now things are getting dicey. Following Friday night's 3-2 loss to the Astros, the Red Sox own a two-game lead over the Yankees with two games to play. One...
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