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Alex Reimer
June 16, 2017 - 2:13 pm
When I was growing up as a Red Sox fan in the early aughts, Roger Clemens was Public Enemy No. 1. He was loathed for jumping ship to the Yankees, forcing his way out of Toronto so he could hitch his wagon to the Evil Empire. Clemens returned to Fenway Park many times during that period, and was...
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Alex Reimer
June 14, 2017 - 10:56 am
It's been an interminable week of Red Sox baseball. The hometown nine ousted the Phillies in 12 innings at Fenway Park Tuesday, when Andrew Benintendi roped a walk-off single to right field. The game wrapped up in a cool four hours and 23 minutes , the third consecutive contest that's exceeded the...
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Brooks Sutherland
June 13, 2017 - 3:22 pm
With their fifth-round pick (No. 161 overall), the Red Sox selected right-handed pitcher Alex Scherff out of Colleyville Heritage High School in Colleyville, Texas. The 6-foot-4, 209-pound 19-year-old is ranked 52nd on MLB.com's Top 200 Prospect list. He won Gatorade's State Player of the Year...
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Brooks Sutherland
June 13, 2017 - 2:42 pm
With their fourth-round pick (No. 131 overall) in the 2017 MLB draft, the Red Sox selected Jake Thompson, a right-handed pitcher from Oregon State. Thompson, a red-shirt junior from Florence, Oregon, was selected by the Cubs in the 2013 draft, but did not sign. So far this season, the 22-year-old...
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Brooks Sutherland
June 13, 2017 - 2:16 pm
With their third round pick (No. 101 overall) of the 2017 MLB draft, the Red Sox selected 6-foot, 192-pound second baseman Brett Netzer out of UNC Charlotte. Netzer, a Tega Cay, South Carolina native, batted .342 with five home runs, four triples and 44 RBIs in 2017, his junior season with the...
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