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Rob Bradford
December 15, 2017 - 2:07 pm
Carlos Santana was the Red Sox' No. 3 free agent target. There is J.D. Martinez, Eric Hosmer, and then was the former Indians first baseman. Now, he's no longer any kind of option. According to multiple reports, Santana has agreed to a three-year, $60 million deal with the Phillies, with a club...
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Rob Bradford
October 27, 2017 - 1:17 pm
According to multiple reports, John Farrell is interviewing for another managerial opening. As was first surfaced by The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal, Farrell met with the Nationals Friday about the job vacated by Dusty Baker, who was fired by Washington after a 97-win season. Farrell recently also...
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Rob Bradford
October 25, 2017 - 9:39 pm
John Farrell is still in the hunt to manage during the 2018 season. According to MLB.com, Farrell was the latest candidate to interview for the vacant Phillies managing job. It is believed to the only interview Farrell has participated in since the Red Sox let him go four days after the completion...
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Rob Bradford
July 11, 2017 - 1:21 pm
According to major league sources, the Red Sox have some keen interest in Pat Neshek. That shouldn't come as a surprise. Of the two areas that this team might be looking for help at heading into the non-waiver trade deadline, late-inning reliever would almost certainly fit one of the categories...
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Rob Bradford
June 16, 2017 - 6:23 am
Remember when Pablo Sandoval was good? "You couldn't throw him a fastball anywhere near the plate because he would jump all over it," said one American League scout whose job was to follow the Giants, Sandoval's former team, right up through their 2014 postseason run. "And when I heard he was...
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Rob Bradford
June 14, 2017 - 10:39 pm
Here's a prediction: Mookie Betts will be back in the American League MVP conversation by the time we hit October. It seems like a lay-up to make such a proclamation considering this was the runner-up for the award last season, and Wednesday night Betts was about as good as you could be, notching...
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Rob Bradford
June 14, 2017 - 9:30 pm
Brian Johnson still hasn't escaped his string of bad luck. The Red Sox lefty had seemingly found his path to the major leagues this season, having earned the opportunity to take Eduardo Rodriguez's spot in the starting rotation while the Rodriguez recovered from a knee injury. But injury bug came...
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Rob Bradford
June 14, 2017 - 11:12 am
This was no accident. When Andrew Benintendi threw out Howie Kendrick at the plate with one out in the eighth inning, potentially saving the game for the Red Sox Tuesday night, it might have simply seemed like a nice toss home coupled with an ill-advised decision by the base-runner to try and score...
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Rob Bradford
June 13, 2017 - 5:08 pm
Hanley Ramirez is ready to play first base. At this point, the Red Sox don't think that's necessary. Red Sox manager John Farrell said prior to his team's game against the Phillies Tuesday that his plan is to start Mitch Moreland when the teams play a two-game set at Citizens Bank Park in...
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