Alex Cora

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Rob Bradford
February 17, 2018 - 7:14 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Here is the line Craig Kimbrel uttered Saturday morning that we should put up on the 2018 bulletin board ... "It's a pretty stat but at the end of the day it's about winning and losing games." The stat the closer was talking about, of course, was "saves." In 2017, Kimbrel had 35...
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John Tomase
January 18, 2018 - 7:47 pm
Taking Mookie Betts to arbitration doesn't seem to be in anyone's best interests, but speaking at the Boston Baseball Writers Dinner on Thursday, Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski explained why the team is probably headed for a hearing with the All-Star outfielder. Betts is...
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Rob Bradford
December 11, 2017 - 11:24 am
BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- There are a few similarities when it comes to Kevin Cash and Alex Cora. Not only were they teammates on the 2008 Red Sox (both serving in backup roles), but the pair also found themselves as first-year major league managers despite very little coaching experience. Cash, who is...
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Rob Bradford
December 08, 2017 - 8:30 am
We now have one of the first examples of how the Red Sox will look under Alex Cora. Appearing on WEEI Thursday night, the Red Sox manager revealed that Mookie Betts is slated to be his leadoff hitter. Betts spent half of the Red Sox' games in 2017 at the top of their lineup, manning the spot 81...
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Rob Bradford
December 06, 2017 - 10:17 am
Alex Cora has experienced his first bit of drama as the manager of the Red Sox, but his boss isn't really interested in making anything of it. Dave Dombrowski was asked by WEEI's Kirk Minihane at Tuesday night's "Globies" award ceremony about the NBC Sports Boston report that stated Cora had gotten...
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Rob Bradford
November 06, 2017 - 2:56 pm
Alex Cora wants to start fresh. But he also knows that a big part of the conversation heading into 2018 still has something to do with last season. Following his introductory press conference, announcing the 42-year-old as the newest Red Sox manager, Cora took questions on how he viewed one of the...
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