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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    Coco Crisp and Jason Kipnis celebrate Kipnis' three-run homer. (Tommy Gilligan/USA Today Sports)
    October 29, 2016 - 7:25 pm
    For most of those coming to party at Wrigley Field over the weekend, this wasn't how things were supposed to unfold. The Indians, however, have executed their plan to perfection. Cleveland drew to within a win of clinching its best-of-seven series against the Cubs, claiming a 7-2, Game 4 victory...
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    Sam Travis (Steve Mitchell/USA Today Sports)
    October 26, 2016 - 10:11 am
    Sam Travis is a motivated individual. Talking to him for a few moments, that's easy to uncover. "Since I was four or five years old I've been telling people I was going to play major league baseball," said the Red Sox' first base prospect when reached by phone Wednesday. "They were laughing back...
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    Corey Kluber was dominant in picking up the Game 1 win. (Ken Blaze/USA Today Sports)
    October 25, 2016 - 7:49 pm
    The Indians are still playing like the Indians. The same formula that has worked for Cleveland throughout the postseason -- getting ahead and staying there -- translated into a 6-0 Game 1 win over the Cubs at Progressive Field Tuesday night. It improves the Indians to 8-1 this postseason, having...
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    Dave Dombrowski
    October 25, 2016 - 3:15 pm
    They aren't exactly seismic changes, but they are changes, nonetheless. The change in the Red Sox' front office this offseason, started of course, with Mike Hazen heading to the Diamondbacks to become their general manager. And then, this weekend, news came down that team's international and...
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    Amiel Sawdaye
    October 24, 2016 - 6:51 pm
    The front office wheels are turning. According to multiple major league sources, Red Sox vice-president of amateur and international scouting Amiel Sawdaye is slated to become the Arizona Diamondbacks assistant general manager. Sawdaye joins former Red Sox general manager Mike Hazen, who left to...
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    Andrew Miller and the Indians are heading to the World Series. (Nick Turchiaro/USA Today Sports)
    October 19, 2016 - 2:46 pm
    Terry Francona is headed to his third World Series. The Indians, and former Red Sox, manager guided his team to a 3-0 win over the Blue Jays Wednesday afternoon, clinching Cleveland's first World Series berth since 1997, not having won the Series since 1948. Andrew Miller was named MVP for the...
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    Terry Francona should be considered a future Hall of Famer. (Dan Hamilton/USA Today Sports)
    October 18, 2016 - 9:32 am
    It's easy to jump on the Terry Francona bandwagon today. The Indians manager just orchestrated one of the most impressive postseason wins you'll see, becoming the first skipper to claim a playoff victory without any one pitcher going more than two innings. But Francona could have managed three...
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