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Rob Bradford
December 22, 2017 - 11:26 am
Gerrit Cole is a really good pitcher. In 2015, he was an All-Star, finishing fourth in the National League Cy Young voting. The Pittsburgh starter is also just 27 years old and won't be eligible for free agency until 2020. He's a good guy to have. But when Red Sox fans hear the rumors that Cole is...
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Rob Bradford
December 11, 2017 - 6:01 pm
BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Two hours after Giancarlo Stanton's agent, Joel Wolfe, said the Red Sox never showed any interest in his client, while also suggesting Dave Dombrowski said his team was prioritizing pitching, the Sox' president of baseball operations told a different story. Meeting with the...
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Rob Bradford
December 10, 2017 - 9:36 am
Boy, the Red Sox could sure use Addison Reed right about now. The presence of the reliever wouldn't seem to be a priority, but in this world where Giancarlo Stanton is being fitted for pinstripes every bit counts. And the fact that Reed -- who will sign somewhere in the coming weeks to serve as...
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Rob Bradford
December 09, 2017 - 8:45 am
The Yankees have made the most Yankees of moves. According to multiple reports, New York has executed a blockbuster trade, reeling in Giancarlo Stanton from the Marlins. Jon Heyman of FanRag.com was first to report the completion of the deal, pending Stanton's approval and a physical. The Yankees...
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Rob Bradford
December 08, 2017 - 9:13 am
The Red Sox nightmare scenario has been officially presented. Multiple media outlets are reporting that Giancarlo Stanton has presented the Marlins with four teams he would accept a trade to -- the Dodgers, Cubs, Astros and (wait for it) the Yankees. Craig Mish of Sirius XM was first to report the...
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Rob Bradford
December 02, 2017 - 1:28 pm
LA ROMANA, Dominican Republic -- At the time he sent the participants in the David Ortiz Celebrity Classic Golf Tournament on their way for Saturday's 18 holes, the former Red Sox slugger still hadn't heard the news. "Aaron Boone from ESPN?" Ortiz was just told that former New York third baseman,...
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Rob Bradford
October 20, 2017 - 9:27 am
This was supposed to be the Red Sox, wasn't it? The Yankees are one win away from becoming a real, live World Series team. One win away! How did this happen? At this time last year New York was a rebuilding shell of its former self, clinging to unproven and broken down starting pitchers while...
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Rob Bradford
September 26, 2017 - 12:05 am
Perhaps it's silly to surface such a concern that this team might be running on fumes heading into the postseason. Prior to Monday night, after all, the Red Sox had won six in a row, and 14 of their last 17. They owned a commanding five-game lead over the Yankees, with the Magic Number sitting at...
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Rob Bradford
September 22, 2017 - 11:31 pm
The Red Sox Magic Number is now at six. That means any combination of Sox wins or Yankees losses that adds up to six and Boston is your American League East Division champ. Yes, with the come-from-behind, 5-4 win over the Reds, and New York's loss to Toronto, John Farrell's team is four games up...
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