Jackie Bradley Jr.

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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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Ryan Hannable
August 20, 2017 - 5:19 pm
A two-game difference doesn’t seem like much in the standings, but when it comes to the Red Sox and Yankees down the stretch it means a lot. Sunday’s rubber match of the three-game weekend series between the two teams was very important in the standings and the Red Sox came away with a 5-1 win to...
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Rob Bradford
August 08, 2017 - 11:22 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- It was the kind of miscue that looks really, really bad. The sort of thing that usually isn't going to result in any sort of postgame protection or sympathy. When Jackie Bradley Jr. raced around the bases from first on a deep, but semi-routine, fly ball off the bat of...
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Rob Bradford
August 06, 2017 - 12:03 am
This isn't a new narrative. The notion that Jackie Bradley Jr. thrives in the No. 9 spot in the lineup has existed for a few years now. Heading into what would be a 4-1 Red Sox win over the White Sox, Bradley carried a .324 batting average and .927 OPS in the batting order's last spot. It's why...
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