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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    J.D. Martinez
    Richard Mackson/USA Today Sports
    November 01, 2017 - 1:46 pm
    If the Red Sox plan on making a run at slugging outfielder J.D. Martinez this winter, their pursuit probably just got more expensive. According to WEEI.com's Rob Bradford, Martinez has switched agencies, leaving Bob Garber and RMG Baseball for Scott Boras. Martinez is the best bat set to hit the...
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    Kyrie Irving
    Jeff Hanisch/USA Today Sports
    October 26, 2017 - 11:18 pm
    With half a second left in the third quarter on Thursday night, Kyrie Irving lobbed a perfect inbounds pass to Al Horford, who laid it in at the buzzer to give the Celtics a 72-69 lead over the Bucks. Horford returned the favor with two minutes left in the fourth quarter and the Celtics protecting...
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    Carl Willis
    Kim Klement/USA Today Sports
    October 26, 2017 - 11:17 am
    Carl Willis is leaving Boston to return to Cleveland. The Indians on Thursday hired Willis to be their pitching coach, replacing Mickey Callaway, who was just named manager of the Mets. Willis previously worked in Cleveland from 2003-09, overseeing Cy Young campaigns from CC Sabathia and Cliff Lee...
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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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