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John Tomase
September 12, 2017 - 10:16 pm
Over 24 Hall of Fame seasons, Dennis Eckersley took the bad with the good. He closed out a World Series. He surrendered one of the most famous home runs in the history of the Fall Classic. He won a Cy Young Award. He led the league in home runs allowed. He partied at Studio 54. He battled...
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Lucy Burdge
September 08, 2017 - 10:53 am
The Rays and Red Sox are set to open a three-game set in Boston Friday night and some Tampa players are speaking out on the cheating allegations levied against the Red Sox this week. "In the past I haven't specifically said, 'That team is up to something,' but I've always walked off the mound...
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Rob Manfred
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John Tomase
September 05, 2017 - 7:08 pm
Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred sounds like he wishes the Yankees and Red Sox had privately handled their dueling accusations of electronic sign stealing, too. Speaking in a prescheduled visit to Fenway Park that just happened to end up coinciding with a New York Times report of MLB...
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Andrew Benintendi leaps in vain.
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John Tomase
September 03, 2017 - 11:29 pm
As July turned to August, John Farrell meticulously plotted his rotation with one overarching goal -- get Chris Sale three starts against the Yankees. The Red Sox manager used a rainout and off day to give Sale six days of rest. He responded on Aug. 8 with one of his best starts of the season, a 13...
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