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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    David Price (Caylor Arnold/USA Today Sports)
    May 29, 2017 - 5:29 pm
    The Red Sox blew a save for the first time in the month of May Monday. They also didn’t actually put on an offensive clinic against a White Sox team basically trying to piece together nine innings with a bunch of relievers. But there was David Price. Losses are losses, and with the Red Sox...
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    David Price (Jasen Vinlove/USA Today Sports)
    May 28, 2017 - 10:09 pm
    It’s time for a reboot. David Price needs it, and so do the Red Sox. When the starter takes the mound Monday, it will have been 541 days since his introductory press conference at Fenway Park. By the time another 541 days pass, it will be Nov. 19, 2018. And when that day in November rolls around...
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    Dustin Pedroia
    May 26, 2017 - 12:06 am
    When the top of the sixth inning rolled around Thursday night, there was no Dustin Pedroia on the soaked Fenway Park field. That suddenly filled what had been a damp and dreary night with some immediate intrigue. But a few innings later, the team did everything they could to temper any fears that...
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    Drew Pomeranz (David Butler II/USA Today Sports)
    May 25, 2017 - 11:02 pm
    Drew Pomeranz looked like a pitcher that was out to prove something. The Red Sox starter came out of the gate against the Rangers Thursday night and struck out seven of the first nine batters he faced. But by the time Pomeranz exited his outing, walking off the soaked Fenway Park field, the...
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    Chris Sale (Bob DeChiara/USA Today Sports)
    May 25, 2017 - 6:01 pm
    Chris Sale is going to get a chance to finally share a rotation with David Price. With Price scheduled to make his 2017 major league debut Monday in Chicago, Sale can appreciate the path his first-year teammate has taken to come back from his left elbow ailment. “That’s not an easy road for...
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    May 25, 2017 - 5:26 pm
    After 2 1/2 months of living life as a major leaguer on the mend, David Price is getting a chance to once again re-acclimate himself as a member of the Red Sox starting rotation. Red Sox manager John Farrell announced before Thursday night’s game that Price will make his first start of the 2017...
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    Josh Rutledge came through with one of two pinch-hits for the Red Sox Wednesday night (Greg M. Cooper/USA Today Sports)
    May 24, 2017 - 10:09 pm
    About seven hours before the Red Sox mounted their seven-run seventh inning on the way to a 9-4 win over the Rangers, John Farrell sat with the guys from the Dale, Holley and Keefe Show and addressed the FoxSports.com report that he might be on the hot seat. “I'll be honest with you, there's been...
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    John Farrell
    May 23, 2017 - 11:31 pm
    Appearing on the NESN pregame show with Tom Caron, Red Sox president Dave Dombrowski revealed how he, his two assistant general managers, Eddie Romero and Brian O’Halloran, manager John Farrell, and the team’s chief analytics guy, Zack Scott, spent their off day. They got together to reflect on...
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    Dave Dombrowski
    May 23, 2017 - 8:12 pm
    Appearing on the NESN pregame show prior to the Red Sox’ series opener against the Rangers Tuesday night, Dave Dombrowski certainly didn’t sound like someone who was ready to fire his manager. In a five-minute interview with NESN’s Tom Caron, Dombrowski answered questions about both where he...
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