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Xander Bogaerts
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John Tomase
April 07, 2018 - 5:30 pm
The question posed to Xander Bogaerts in Fort Myers was straightforward, and so was his answer. Q. "Have we seen the best of you?" A. "No. No. No. Every year you learn something different. The good thing is I'm still young. But no. I'm looking forward to this year. I know I have a lot more in me...
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Xander Bogaerts
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John Tomase
April 07, 2018 - 4:00 pm
The power surge was coming. Since the opening at-bat of the season, when Tampa's Kevin Kiermaier robbed Mookie Betts of three bases with a leaping catch in the deepest recess of Tropicana Field, the Red Sox had struggled to score runs despite solid contact. Andrew Benintendi, Rafael Devers, Betts...
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Mut at Night
April 06, 2018 - 1:45 am

Chris Villani is in for Mut, and begins the show talking about the Red Sox extra innings victory in their home opener vs. the Tampa Bay Rays. Villani talks about how the Red Sox were able to come back to win, and gets into how much he hates cold weather baseball, and how to potentially fix that...

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Mut at Night
April 06, 2018 - 1:45 am

Chris Villani is joined by Marc James, and the two talk about the the devestating news that Celtic's star Kyrie Irving will miss the remainder of the regular season, and the entire playoffs. They discuss what the new ceiling is for the green team, and discuss the future of the team. They also...

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Bobby Poyner
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John Tomase
April 05, 2018 - 9:42 pm
A year ago, when Bobby Poyner was pitching at Single-A, he couldn't have imagined he was months away from winning a home opener at Fenway Park. But after earning the confidence of manager Alex Cora during a strong spring, the 25-year-old found himself on the mound on Thursday in a situation that...
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Hanley Ramirez
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John Tomase
April 05, 2018 - 6:15 pm
Hanley Ramirez laced the game-winner to deep right field, rounded first base with his arm raised, and then ran for his life. One of the breakout stars of this early Red Sox season, Ramirez delivered the shivering fans who stuck around for 12 innings on Thursday a home opener to remember with a...
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J.D. Martinez
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John Tomase
April 02, 2018 - 3:50 pm
Here's the Red Sox lineup vs. the Marlins in Miami, with lefty Brian Johnson opposing righty Trevor Richards: Mookie Betts RF Andrew Benintendi LF Hanley Ramirez 1B Rafael Devers 3B Xander Bogaerts SS Eduardo Nunez 2B Jackie Bradley Jr. CF Christian Vazquez C Brian Johnson LHP The Red Sox have won...
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Joe Kelly
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John Tomase
April 01, 2018 - 7:52 pm
The first Red Sox series of the season ended on Sunday with a taut 2-1 victory over the Rays, moving Boston to 3-1 and into sole possession of first place in the American League East. Four games do not a season make, but it's never too early to offer some observations, so here are a handful. 1. The...
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