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Rob Bradford
December 30, 2017 - 11:31 am
Who wouldn't want to have Manny Machado? This is a 25-year-old who has played in 156 or more games and hit 33 or more homers in each of the past three seasons, finishing in the Top 5 of American League MVP voting in two of those seasons. And defensively, he can be slotted into third base or...
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Rob Bradford
September 20, 2017 - 10:18 pm
BALTIMORE -- He didn't look all that tired. Just when it was getting easier and easier to dig in on the narrative that Chris Sale was going to limp into the postseason a shadow of his previously dominant self, along came Wednesday night's reminder. The ace was an ace again. Sale did everything the...
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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 - 12:54 am
BALTIMORE -- Prior to the Red Sox' 10-8, 11-inning win over the Orioles Monday night, Jackie Bradley Jr. got prophetic. (For a complete recap of the Red Sox win -- which cut their Magic Number to make the postseason to five -- click here.) "You have to continue to worry about the present in hoping...
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Rob Bradford
September 18, 2017 - 8:36 pm
BALTIMORE -- Dustin Pedroia was back at second base Monday night, and his ailing right knee seemed to hold up just fine. It was a foul ball to the face, however, that would drive him from the game. In the fourth inning, Pedroia fouled off a Dylan Bundy pitch with the ball ricocheting off home plate...
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Rob Bradford
September 18, 2017 - 3:13 pm
BALTIMORE -- The Red Sox and Mookie Betts have seemingly dodged a bullet. After exiting Sunday's game in the fifth inning with a thumb contusion, Betts is back in the Sox' lineup for their series opener against the Orioles at Camden Yards Monday. Also of note is the return by Dustin Pedroia to...
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Rob Bradford
August 27, 2017 - 4:57 pm
The euphoria that had taken up so much of August for the Red Sox has suddenly drifted away. The team that won 16 of 20 heading into Thursday has now lost four straight after suffering a sweep at the hands of the Orioles, dropping the teams' series finale, 2-1, Sunday afternoon at Fenway Park. (For...
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Rob Bradford
June 30, 2017 - 1:41 pm
By the time Saturday's game in Toronto concludes, the Red Sox will be officially at the halfway point of the season. So far, so good (enough). Heading into the three-game set with the Blue Jays, the Sox are in first-place by a game, four games up on the third-place Rays, 4 1/2 over Baltimore, and 6...
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