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Rob Bradford
March 24, 2018 - 1:39 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Red Sox got their first real significant scare of spring training Saturday. With two outs in the first inning of his final Grapefruit League outing, Red Sox starter Chris Sale took a screaming line-drive from the bat of Houston's J.D. Davis off the pitcher's left hip. Sale...
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Lucy Burdge
March 14, 2018 - 6:41 am
Welcome to Wednesday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . WEDNESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: Washington at Boston, 8 p.m. (ESPN, NBCSB) NBA: LA Lakers at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN) NHL: Pittsburgh at...
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Lucy Burdge
March 13, 2018 - 7:47 am
Welcome to Tuesday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . TUESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: Minnesota at Washington, 7 p.m. (NBATV) NBA: Denver at LA Lakers, 10:30 p.m. (NBATV) NHL: Boston at Carolina, 7 p.m...
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Rob Bradford
March 03, 2018 - 7:56 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Steve Langone had gotten used to it. Five years will do that. Three or four times a week, the former Boston College baseball standout would get on a plane, trying to catch that next team, that next city. His job was to be where the Red Sox weren't so when they did get there,...
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Alex Cora
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John Tomase
February 28, 2018 - 11:39 am
On Thursday, the Red Sox will visit West Palm Beach and manager Alex Cora will experience a homecoming. The Red Sox will be visiting the Houston Astros, the team that Cora helped lead to a World Series title last year as bench coach. Cora looks forward to the reunion with players and coaches that...
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Rob Bradford
November 12, 2017 - 8:47 pm
And with the hiring of Craig Bjornson, the Red Sox and Alex Cora have completed their new coaching staff. According to major league source, the Red Sox have locked up Bjornson to serve as their bullpen coach. The 48-year-old replaces Dana LeVangie, who was moved to become the team's pitching coach...
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Lucy Burdge
November 06, 2017 - 7:27 am
Welcome to Monday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . MONDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: Boston at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSB) NFL: Detroit at Green Bay, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN) NHL: Minnesota at Boston, 7 p.m. (NESN...
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Rob Bradford
November 01, 2017 - 11:59 pm
Expect Alex Cora to be introduced as the next Red Sox manager over the weekend. And when he sits in front of the media at Fenway Park, he will be doing so a world champion for the second time in his professional baseball career. Houston's bench coach was able to celebrate as a world champ for the...
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Rob Bradford
October 30, 2017 - 2:17 pm
I was like many of you. When the Astros pulled ahead by three runs heading into the ninth inning Sunday night, I gave up. The nightly routine was put in motion, taking Melatonin while scrolling through Twitter until nighty-night time came calling. But as I started going through the tweets, it...
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Rob Bradford
October 28, 2017 - 9:52 am
Yuli Gurriel's impact on Game 3 of the World Series was undeniable. The 33-year-old came away with a pair of hits, including a solo homer, to help his Astros to a 5-3 win over the Dodgers. But what was also not up for debate was Gurriel's distasteful action during the game. After hitting his home...
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