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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    Kim Klement/USA Today Sports
    September 17, 2017 - 8:47 pm
    You might have thought David Price pitching two perfect innings in relief was the most important element of the Red Sox' 3-2 loss to the Rays Sunday afternoon, but it wasn't. That honor would go to the health of Mookie Betts, who banged up his thumb and had to exit the game in the fifth inning. (...
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    USA Today Sports
    September 17, 2017 - 11:47 am
    Due to injuries, there were really few surprises when it came to the Patriots' inactives for their game against the Saints Sunday. Included in those on the inactive list were: captains linebacker Dont'a Hightower and wide receiver Matthew Slater, defensive lineman Vincent Valentine, offensive...
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    Kirby Lee/USA Today Sports
    September 17, 2017 - 11:27 am
    This might not be such a good look for Robert Kraft. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen , Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is the one owner holding up Roger Goodell getting his contract extension. Per the report, Jones has "slowed down, if not impeded" negotations for the NFL...
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    Jasen Vinlove/USA Today Sports
    September 16, 2017 - 9:50 pm
    The Red Sox might need Rick Porcello more than they once thought. So it's a good thing this Rick Porcello is showing up. After the Red Sox' 3-1 win over the Rays, John Farrell's team now has a pitcher they could actually rely on when the postseason rolls around. Sure, Porcello is still sitting with...
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    Kim Klement/USA Today Sports
    September 14, 2017 - 11:24 am
    We now know what David Price will be doing the rest of the season. Prior to the Red Sox' series finale against the A's on Thursday, manager John Farrell announced Price will pitch out of the bullpen, with his first availability being Sunday in St. Petersburg, Fla. or Monday against the Orioles in...
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    Winslow Townson/USA Today Sports
    September 14, 2017 - 2:52 am
    There's a long way to go. Wednesday night was a pretty good reminder of that. When Doug Fister threw his first pitch, at 7:10 p.m., he was one of the best stories of the season for the Red Sox, having gone from waiver wire pickup to potential No. 2 starter heading into the postseason. But by the...
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    Kim Klement/USA Today Sports
    September 13, 2017 - 8:23 pm
    If David Price keeps going down this road, there is little doubt he will be pitching before the postseason rolls around. The question, however, still remains: In what role? Red Sox manager John Farrell explained after watching Price throw a 48-pitch, three-inning simulated game at Fenway Park that...
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    USA Today Sports
    September 13, 2017 - 7:44 pm
    David Ortiz has only been watching from afar -- his home in Miami, to be exact. But he knows what the deal is. When asked about the recent controversy between the Red Sox and Yankees involving stealing signs, Ortiz was very pointed in his opinion on the matter. (For more on the story, click here...
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    Winslow Townson/USA Today Sports
    September 13, 2017 - 2:55 am
    The Red Sox could win the way they were going. It would be different. But it would be possible. Even David Ortiz understood that. "As long as they win it's fine," the retired slugger told WEEI.com Tuesday while announcing his partnership with Eastern Bank. "We're looking for wins. Power comes with...
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    September 12, 2017 - 11:48 pm
    Carlos Febles can feel the pain of the Detroit Tigers. Much like those member of the Tigers who the 20th straight victim of the Indians -- keeping the historic Cleveland win streak going by dropping a 2-0 decision to Terry Francona's club, Tuesday night -- Febles felt the pain of being the...
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