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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    August 14, 2017 - 5:37 pm
    Matt Barnes spent a good chunk of Monday's pregame trying to figure it all out. First was the bullpen session with pitching coach Carl Willis and bullpen coach Dana LaVangie, and then came some flat-ground work in Fenway Park's right field. "I was just trying to get out there and get back to how it...
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    USA Today Sports
    August 14, 2017 - 4:50 pm
    Pablo Sandoval is gone, but not forgotten. This time that was thanks to his piece in the Players Tribune. The former Red Sox third baseman, who now plays for the Giants, took to the Web site to offer some thoughts on his time in Boston, what went wrong and where his head is at now. (For more on the...
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    Bob DeChiara/USA Today Sports
    August 14, 2017 - 9:50 am
    Pay close attention Monday night. This isn't going to be just about a one-game, Fenway Park stopover. The Red Sox might be getting another brief glimpse at their biggest roadblock. While so much focus has been on the Yankees and what they may, or may not, represent in a pennant race, it is...
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    Andy Marlin/USA Today Sports
    August 12, 2017 - 11:46 pm
    Andrew Benintendi hitting a pair of home runs in Yankee Stadium with his Brooklyn-born, almost-85-year-old grandfather in attendance was a nice story Saturday. Dr. Robert Benintendi was undoubtedly proud. "He was a Yankees fan, not anymore," the Red Sox outfielder told reporters after his team's 10...
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    Bob DeChiara/USA Today Sports
    August 12, 2017 - 11:27 am
    Dustin Pedroia's knee is not cooperating. Just five days after coming off the 10-day disabled list due to left knee issues, the Red Sox second baseman is headed back to the D.L. Taking Pedroia's place on the 25-man roster is lefty reliever Robby Scott. Pedroia played in just one game since...
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    Andy Martin/USA Today Sports
    August 12, 2017 - 9:07 am
    Everyone always loves surmising if a player will be able to handle the Boston baseball experience, particularly in the heat of a pennant race. There are usually all kinds of examples why, or why not, the participants could fit in what can be one of Major League Baseball's most unique baseball-...
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    Bob DeChiara/USA Today Sports
    August 11, 2017 - 3:16 pm
    Dustin Pedroia said on his way out of the Tropicana Field visitors' clubhouse that the reason he sat out Thursday's game against the Rays because his injured left knee was a "day-to-day" thing. Evidently, Friday was not one of the better days. Pedroia, who continues to nurse an injured knee after...
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    Bob DeChiara/USA Today Sports
    August 11, 2017 - 12:56 pm
    The last time Brandon Workman was in New York he didn't throw a fastball harder than 90 mph. That was June 8. A few days later, the reliever was back in Triple-A, seemingly resigned to his new lot in life. After two years of elbow issues, the fastball that impressed so many during his rookie year...
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    Kim Klement/USA Today Sports
    August 09, 2017 - 9:01 pm
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Eduardo Nunez is doing damage all over the place. Not only did the Red Sox infielder raise his batting average with his new team to .438 after notching hits in two of his first three at-bats Wednesday night, but he single-handedly took out the Rays' starting pitcher in the...
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    Kim Klement/USA Today Sports
    August 09, 2017 - 1:24 am
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Addison Reed was there for that initial disaster. He was also there five days later. Back on April 13, 2013, Chris Sale suffered through the first of what would be seven starts in which he gave up at least seven runs. It was the White Sox's starter's first chance to show how...
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