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 01, 2017 - 9:46 pm
    Austin Jackson might have made history Tuesday night. The Indians center fielder not only robbed Hanley Ramirez of what seemed to be a sure homer in the fifth inning, but did so in a fashion few have ever managed at Fenway Park. Searches "bestcatchever.gif" Result: pic.twitter.com/aYCZZDR0j2 —...
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    August 01, 2017 - 9:23 pm
    Dennis Eckersley got another ovation. This one he was ready for. The Hall of Famer, and NESN analyst, was honored by the Red Sox while representing the team in the Legends Suite Tuesday night. At each home game, a former Red Sox player is honored by the club during the third inning, with a video...
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    Bob DeChiara/USA Today Sports
    August 01, 2017 - 7:24 pm
    The Red Sox believe Dustin Pedroia will be able to power through this knee problem. That's the good news for John Farrell and Co. The bad news? Nobody really knows what's going to happen when it comes to the second baseman's availability for the final two months of the regular season. Talking...
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    August 01, 2017 - 10:05 am
    Dave Dombrowski said he likes to have the brunt of his roster-building work done by the time August rolls around. And certainly you could look at his acquisitions of Eduardo Nunez and Addison Reed, along with the promotion of Rafael Devers, as a proportional response to what ailed the Red Sox. But...
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    Bob DeChiara/USA Today Sports
    July 31, 2017 - 8:52 am
    First base. It has been surfaced as a possible trade deadline target for the Red Sox. The conversation was made possible because of the team's desperation to find some other avenue for an influx of power. But there was also the downturn of the regular first baseman, Mitch Moreland. Dating back to...
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    Jake Roth/USA Today Sports
    July 30, 2017 - 6:09 pm
    At least one member of the Red Sox thinks Addison Reed might be a good fit. And it's someone who would be directly affected by an acquistion of the Mets' closer. "He's obviously a really talented pitcher. A good team guy. Fun to be around," said Red Sox relief pitcher Joe Kelly regarding Reed. "He...
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    Bob DeChiara/USA Today Sports
    July 30, 2017 - 3:29 pm
    While the Red Sox wanted to celebrate the past, most of the talk still remained on the present. In the midst of the celebration honoring the Red Sox 2007 World Series champion club, one of it's key contributors, David Ortiz, took a few minutes to offer his analysis on the state of this current club...
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    July 29, 2017 - 5:51 pm
    David Price met with the media for just more thatn 10 minutes Saturday afternoon, addressing both his health and the controversy surrounding his incident with NESN analyst Dennis Eckersley. Here is a transcript of the interview: (Regarding criticism) I haven’t heard it, to be honest. My attitude is...
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    Bob DeChiara/USA Today Sports
    July 28, 2017 - 11:28 pm
    Forget about who was clapping on the plane. The Red Sox have to start figuring out how to stop the booing in the stands. A few hours after an afternoon of damage control at Fenway Park -- with Dustin Pedroia serving as the first player to speak with some meaning regarding the David Price/Dennis...
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    Kim Klement/USA Today Sports
    July 28, 2017 - 9:30 pm
    Dave Dombrowski has said for a while that the one position the Red Sox weren't going to look to upgrade prior to the non-waiver trade deadline was starting pitcher. Well, even after putting one of their top-of-the-rotation options, David Price, on the 10-day disabled list with an elbow injury we...
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