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Ryan Hannable
March 26, 2018 - 4:44 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- It seems like the Red Sox' Opening Day 25-man roster is set and the starting rotation is also set as well. Speaking Monday afternoon, manager Alex Cora said the starting rotation would be as follows: Chris Sale (Thursday vs. Tampa), David Price (Friday vs. Tampa), Rick Porcello...
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Alex Reimer
March 23, 2018 - 4:53 pm
MLB suspended Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright 15 games for domestic violence Friday, stemming from an incident with his wife. Commissioner Rob Manfred said in a statement he "concluded" Wright had violated the league's domestic violence policy. Wright was arrested at his home in Tennessee in December...
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Rob Bradford
March 21, 2018 - 12:16 pm
The first Sunday of the Red Sox' regular season could offer some added intrigue. Talking to reporters Wednesday morning, Alex Cora suggested there was a chance Eduardo Rodriguez could make his first start of the season in the Sox' series finale against the Rays. Such a move would be well ahead of...
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John Tomase
March 17, 2018 - 4:56 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Steven Wright isn't ruling out making the opening day roster. The Red Sox knuckleballer threw three innings of live batting practice on Saturday and felt so good that he's aiming big. "If I keep progressing the way I have been, there's definitely a good chance that I'm going to...
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Rob Bradford
March 15, 2018 - 12:16 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The way things are going for the Red Sox and Eduardo Rodriguez, you might be able to harness that talk of a need for an April full of fill-in starts. Rodriguez took another big step toward re-entering the Red Sox' rotation, throwing three innings of live batting practice...
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Rob Bradford
March 12, 2018 - 12:11 pm
DUNEDIN, Fla. -- It was the reason why Hector Velazquez's start Monday might actually be of some interest. With 2 1/2 weeks left until Opening Day, there is still some uncertainty as to which members of the Red Sox's starting rotation will be ready to go. Eduardo Rodriguez (knee) just threw his...
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Rob Bradford
February 28, 2018 - 12:46 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Now that the regular season is less than a month away, patience for the Red Sox' walking wounded might be a bit more difficult. But, as Steven Wright, Tyler Thornburg and Eduardo Rodriguez can attest, days like Wednesday make the waiting somewhat easier. Both Wright (knee) and...
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John Tomase
February 25, 2018 - 11:26 am
The Red Sox are auditioning fifth starters. Manager Alex Cora confirmed on Sunday morning that neither left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez nor knuckleballer Steven Wright will be ready to start the season. That creates an opening in the rotation when the Red Sox need a fifth starter in the opener of a...
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Rob Bradford
February 14, 2018 - 1:45 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Steven Wright met with the media for the first time since his domestic abuse arrest, Wednesday. And at first, the Red Sox pitcher offered the impression that any conversation on the subject would be brief. "I’m not allowed to talk about that yet," Wright said. "MLB is still...
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Alex Reimer
December 22, 2017 - 12:12 pm
Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright’s domestic assault case is one step closer to dismissal. The Boston Herald reports the case has been retired for one year by the Williamson County Courthouse in Tennessee. If no additional charges against Wright surface within the next 12 months, the case will be...
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