rafael devers

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Ryan Hannable
October 08, 2017 - 11:07 am
After sitting in Game 2, rookie third baseman Rafael Devers will return to the Red Sox lineup Sunday for Game 3 against Astros right-hander Brad Peacock. Hanley Ramirez will serve as the designated hitter with Sandy Leon catching Red Sox starter Doug Fister. The Red Sox trail the Astros 0-2 in the...
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Alex Reimer
October 06, 2017 - 11:34 am
The Red Sox are not fielding their best lineup against the Astros in Game 2 of the American League Divisional Series. Manager John Farrell has penciled in seven right-handers for the Red Sox with left-handed Dallas Keuchel on the mound. Most egregiously, Rafael Devers is on the bench, with light-...
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Rob Bradford
September 20, 2017 - 2:55 pm
BALTIMORE -- For the first time since last Thursday Hanley Ramirez will be in the starting lineup. Ramirez will start at designated hitter for the Red Sox in their series finale against the Orioles, going up against Baltimore starter Wade Miley. Also back in for the Sox will be Dustin Pedroia, who...
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Rob Bradford
September 09, 2017 - 11:05 am
Leaning on a 20-year-old in a pennant race is usually an uneasy proposition. And leading up to the last few days, that certainly seemed to be the case when it came to the Red Sox' reliance on Rafael Devers. From Aug. 20 until Sept. 3, Devers had seemingly come back to reality, hitting .179 with a ...
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Rob Bradford
August 29, 2017 - 1:33 am
TORONTO -- We thought we knew Rafael Devers. Heading into what would be a Red Sox' 6-5 win over the Blue Jays Monday night, Devers had already sold himself. In 28 games, the 20-year-old rookie already hit eight home runs with a batting average of .296. He chewed a lot of gum, smiled a bunch, and...
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