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Rob Bradford
March 03, 2018 - 7:56 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Steve Langone had gotten used to it. Five years will do that. Three or four times a week, the former Boston College baseball standout would get on a plane, trying to catch that next team, that next city. His job was to be where the Red Sox weren't so when they did get there,...
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USA Today Sports
Rob Bradford
November 01, 2017 - 11:59 pm
Expect Alex Cora to be introduced as the next Red Sox manager over the weekend. And when he sits in front of the media at Fenway Park, he will be doing so a world champion for the second time in his professional baseball career. Houston's bench coach was able to celebrate as a world champ for the...
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USA Today Sports
Rob Bradford
October 30, 2017 - 2:17 pm
I was like many of you. When the Astros pulled ahead by three runs heading into the ninth inning Sunday night, I gave up. The nightly routine was put in motion, taking Melatonin while scrolling through Twitter until nighty-night time came calling. But as I started going through the tweets, it...
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USA Today Sports
Rob Bradford
October 28, 2017 - 9:52 am
Yuli Gurriel's impact on Game 3 of the World Series was undeniable. The 33-year-old came away with a pair of hits, including a solo homer, to help his Astros to a 5-3 win over the Dodgers. But what was also not up for debate was Gurriel's distasteful action during the game. After hitting his home...
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Rob Bradford
October 27, 2017 - 3:33 pm
The to-do list heading into 2018 for the Red Sox doesn't figure to be a short one. When you've got a brand new manager, the chores are always going to be aplenty. But one thing this World Series should remind us is that one task should get top billing: Find a way to get Chris Sale to the finish...
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Rich Hill
John Tomase
December 05, 2016 - 8:28 am
Veteran left-hander Rich Hill, who resurrected his career in September of 2015 with the Red Sox, hit it big in free agency on Monday, agreeing to a three-year, $48 million deal with the Dodgers, the team announced. The Milton native, who converted to a starter with the independent Long Island Ducks...
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Red Sox starter David Price (right) can only watch while Dodgers Josh Reddick (11) and Adrian Gonzalez celebrate on Sunday night. (Jayne Kamin-Oncea/USA Today Sports)
John Tomase
August 07, 2016 - 7:16 pm
The Red Sox will have to settle for a 5-6 West Coast swing after dropping an 8-5 decision to the Dodgers on Sunday night in another middling outing from David Price marked by defensive miscues and two home runs allowed by reliever Junichi Tazawa. The Red Sox expected to be in a good spot. They...
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Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts (50) celebrates his 23rd homer of the season with David Ortiz on Friday in Los Angeles. (Jayne Kamin-Oncea/USA Today Sports)
John Tomase
August 05, 2016 - 9:08 pm
Steven Wright turned back the clock to May on Friday night, and the Red Sox followed his lead. The knuckleballer dominated the Dodgers in the fashion that earned him a spot on the American League All-Star team. The offense exploded. Put the two together and the Red Sox claimed their first easy...
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Rich Hill
John Tomase
August 01, 2016 - 10:48 am
Cross two more names off the list of potential Red Sox targets: left-hander Rich Hill and outfielder Josh Reddick. The two former Red Sox were traded by the A's to the Dodgers on Monday in advance of baseball's trade deadline for a trio of minor league right-handed pitchers. At one point, Hill was...
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Carl Crawford
John Tomase
April 01, 2016 - 10:01 am
If there's anyone who knows what Pablo Sandoval is feeling right now, it's Carl Crawford. The former Red Sox outfielder endured torrents of criticism during his time in Boston for failing to live up to a $142 million contract. After leaving Boston during the 2012 purge to the Dodgers, he did not...
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