Jackie Bradley Jr.

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Ryan Hannable
April 15, 2018 - 10:17 am
After leaving Saturday's game with a foot contusion, Mookie Betts is out of the Red Sox lineup Sunday against the Orioles. Taking his place in the lead off spot is Jackie Bradley Jr., which will be the second time in his career he's batted first in a game. Andrew Benintendi will play center field...
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Rob Bradford
March 08, 2018 - 11:45 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Red Sox were a middle-of-the-road offensive team in 2017, managing to hit the fewest number of home runs among American League teams in the most historic home run-hitting season ever. So, how could we possibly be talking about virtually the same group making history one year...
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Rob Bradford
March 03, 2018 - 6:21 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- On the surface, it would have seemed like an innocuous spring training stolen base. It was much more. Jackie Bradley Jr. swiped his first bag of the Grapefruit League season in the first inning of the Red Sox' 5-3 loss to the Yankees Saturday. It matched his spring training...
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February 13, 2018 - 10:00 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Tuesday was the calm before the storm (or at least strong wind gust). Pitchers weren't on the JetBlue Field as has been the case over the past week or so, instead going through physicals before their first official day of workouts Wednesday. A significant group of position...
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John Tomase
January 12, 2018 - 4:28 pm
The Red Sox do not yet have a deal with Mookie Betts. Friday's deadline to exchange arbitration figures came and went without a contract for Betts, the two-time All-Star and 2016 MVP runner-up, the team announced. The Red Sox were more successful with their other nine arbitration-eligible players,...
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Rob Bradford
September 29, 2017 - 4:20 pm
The American League East is there for the taking. One win and it will belong to the Red Sox. But because the Yankees beat the Blue Jays Friday afternoon, the Sox are going to have to whittle down the magic number of one on their own. The lineup they will be trying to accomplish the clinch with...
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Rob Bradford
September 19, 2017 - 9:03 pm
BALTIMORE -- The sun rises, the sun sets and Jackie Bradley Jr. makes great defensive plays. The Red Sox centerfielder executed what has become commonplace, snagging a ball that most outfielders would only dream of tracking down. Tuesday night it was Chris Davis who was victimized by Bradley Jr.,...
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Rob Bradford
September 19, 2017 - 2:59 am
BALTIMORE -- Who says baseball players aren't political? There was plenty of praise heading Jackie Bradley Jr.'s way after what he did during the Red Sox' 10-8, 11-inning win over the Orioles Monday night. But it was Joe Kelly who offered the most unique round of applause. Bradley Jr. made another...
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Rob Bradford
September 06, 2017 - 11:15 pm
Red Sox players having fun with the Yankees and the #AppleGate pic.twitter.com/GU7nyp8qKT — Boston Strong (@BostonStrong_34) September 7, 2017 Don't think for a minute that the Red Sox players don't hear what's going on when it comes to the sign-stealing controversy going on between the Red Sox and...
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Brooks Sutherland
August 26, 2017 - 2:27 pm
The banged up Red Sox got some good news early Saturday when infielder Eduardo Nunez took some hits in the cage and was OK’d to play vs. the Orioles after leaving the game in the second inning Friday night. The team’s other injuries and any return dates however, are still yet to be determined. One...
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