Rob Bradford

Rob Bradford joined WEEI.com after serving as a Red Sox beat writer for the Boston Herald and the Eagle-Tribune (Lawrence, Mass.). Prior to manning the Red Sox beat, he spent several years at the Lowell Sun. He has written two books: “Chasing Steinbrenner,” following the front offices of the Red Sox and Toronto Blue Jays through the 2003 season, and “Deep Drive: A Long Journey to Discovering the Champion Within,” which he co-authored with Red Sox third baseman Mike Lowell.

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    Greg M. Cooper/USA Today Sports
    June 12, 2017 - 11:28 pm
    Media blow-ups. Underwhelming performances in Yankee Stadium. Defiance. Twitter reliance. Bring them all up when it comes to David Price, and you will have at least a couple of hours of conversation. But, really, what Monday night's 6-5, 11-inning Red Sox win over the lowly-Phillies reminded us...
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    Winslow Townson/USA Today Sports
    June 12, 2017 - 6:19 pm
    Hanley Ramirez's shoulders aren't right, and may never be. That's the reality. Yet the designated hitter keeps playing, and, according to John Farrell, actually might be reintroduced to manning first base later this week with the Red Sox travel to Philadelphia. Ramirez also, as recently as a week...
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    USA Today Sports
    June 08, 2017 - 11:55 pm
    David Price told the Boston Globe Wednesday he is only going to talk to the media after his starts. Well, he started Thursday night against the Yankees, so he talked to the media. And, of course, the most notable topic discussed in the get-together after the Red Sox’ 9-1 loss was Price’s blow-...
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    USA Today Sports
    June 08, 2017 - 10:35 pm
    If David Price went out Thursday night and did what he did in the last start, the postgame chaos that transpired after Wednesday night’s Red Sox’ loss would have been viewed as his ultimate springboard. The venom and vitriol sent the media’s way by the pitcher? The ultimate I-know-what-I’m-...
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    Adam Hunger/USA Today Sports
    June 07, 2017 - 12:03 am
    NEW YORK — Five times now Craig Kimbrel has pitched in the eighth inning. On three outings he has thrown at least 30 pitches, including his last two appearances. Even with Kimbrel coming through to strike out the side on the way to closing out his 17th save and the Red Sox’ 5-4 win over the...
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    Aaron Judge (Adam Hunger/USA Today Sports)
    June 06, 2017 - 10:47 pm
    NEW YORK — By the time Aaron Judge came to the plate with two outs in the seventh inning Tuesday night, there had been three home runs hit, but none of them were off the bat of the Yankees rookie. Considering the rookie’s super-human presence this season, it seemed as though this was a perfect...
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    Eduardo Rodriguez (Rich Gagnon/Getty Images)
    June 06, 2017 - 8:10 pm
    NEW YORK — The Red Sox weren’t throwing out any timetables for a return for Eduardo Rodriguez, but history suggests and educated guess can be had. As Rodriguez pointed out when meeting with the media prior to Tuesday night’s game at Yankee Stadium, the injury he sustained Friday night in...
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    Brian Johnson (Jasen Vinlove/USA Today Sports)
    June 05, 2017 - 2:53 pm
    Brian Johnson has a good chance at pitching for the Red Sox this weekend, after all. According to a team source, the pitcher’s hamstring is no longer giving him discomfort, with Johnson having tested the leg with a throwing session Sunday. The lefty had experienced what was classified as a cramp...
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