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  • Matt Barnes is the reason this bullpen has worked so far

    Matt Barnes is the reason this bullpen has worked so far

    He’s absolutely ridiculous. Coming into the reason, the Red Sox bullpen was supposed to be the downfall of this roster if such a thing existed. In all of the scenarios in which Boston failed to...

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  • The Over The Monster Podcast-Giant mailbag edition

    The Over The Monster Podcast-Giant mailbag edition

    In this episode Jake and Keaton sort through all your questions and answer them all! Keaton and I are back for this week’s edition of the show. We come to you a day late, but in return we answer...

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  • OTM Open Thread 5/21: It is Tuesday

    OTM Open Thread 5/21: It is Tuesday

    Happy Tuesday, everyone. The Red Sox are coming off a fun, blowout victory on Monday afternoon and now come back out looking for their third win in a row with another win in Toronto on Tuesday....

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  • Red Sox Minor Lines: Start paying attention to Thad Ward

    Red Sox Minor Lines: Start paying attention to Thad Ward

    He’s the biggest breakout few are talking about Portland G1 L 2-6 Brett Netzer, 2B: 2-3, 1 BB C.J. Chatham, SS: 3-4 Bobby Dalbec, 3B: 0-3, 1 BB, 1 RBI Jhon Nunez, C: 2-2, 1 3B, 1 HR, 1 BB, 2 R, 1...

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  • Daily Red Sox Links: Brandon Workman, Marcus Walden, Koji Uehara

    Daily Red Sox Links: Brandon Workman, Marcus Walden, Koji Uehara

    In today’s links, we talk all about relievers of the past and present. Brandon Workman is pitching at an especially high level right now. (Rob Bradford; WEEI) Marcus Walden deserves some...

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  • Red Sox 12, Blue Jays 2: Sox celebrate Victoria Day with a blowout

    Red Sox 12, Blue Jays 2: Sox celebrate Victoria Day with a blowout

    David Price looked solid and the offense went off in a rare Monday afternoon game. It was a happy Victoria Day for the Red Sox, who opened this four-game set in Toronto with a bang. David Price...

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  • Game 47 Gamethread: Red Sox vs. Blue Jays

    Game 47 Gamethread: Red Sox vs. Blue Jays

    The Red Sox are coming off a frustrating series where they lost two of three to the Astros, arguably the best team in all of baseball. Still, it felt like they should have taken two of those...

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  • Red Sox at Blue Jays Lineups: A Monday Matinee

    Red Sox at Blue Jays Lineups: A Monday Matinee

    Celebrating Victoria Day in Canada....without J.D. We’ve got some Monday afternoon baseball for you as the Red Sox are up in Toronto where they’ll celebrate Victoria Day with a matinee game. For...

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  • Red Sox at Blue Jays Series Preview

    Red Sox at Blue Jays Series Preview

    A look ahead to the four-game series north of the border. SB Nation Blog Bluebird Banter The Opponent in one sentence The Blue Jays are starting to get an infusion of young talent but they are...

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  • It is time to part ways with Tyler Thornburg

    It is time to part ways with Tyler Thornburg

    It’s been a bumpy road. Unfortunately, not all bumpy roads lead to a smoother one. Two things are true about Tyler Thornburg. He pitched two innings against the Astros and held them scoreless. He...

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  • Red Sox option Josh Smith and Óscar Hernández

    Red Sox option Josh Smith and Óscar Hernández

    David Price and Sandy León come back The Red Sox are getting some of their regulars back on the roster following relatively short absences. David Price is set to come off the injured list for...

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  • OTM Open Thread 5/20: It is Monday

    OTM Open Thread 5/20: It is Monday

    Happy Monday everyone. The Red Sox have a little day baseball action coming off their win on Sunday, as it is Victoria Day in Canada. The matinee will feature David Price on the mound in his...

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  • Red Sox Minor Lines: Brock Holt goes yard

    Red Sox Minor Lines: Brock Holt goes yard

    And Alex Scherff struggles again. Pawtucket W 5-4 Marco Hernandez, SS/2B: 0-4, 2 K Brock Holt, 2B: 1-3, 1 HR, 1 BB, 1 R, 1 RBI, 1 K Dustin Pedroia, DH: 1-4, 1 R Sam Travis, 1B: 1-3, 1 BB, 1...

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  • Daily Red Sox Links: Michael Chavis, Matt Barnes, Koji Uehara

    Daily Red Sox Links: Michael Chavis, Matt Barnes, Koji Uehara

    Ultimately Sunday’s win was just a victory in the middle of May, but it felt more important than that. (Chad Finn; Boston.com) This past weekend’s series was, it at least could be argued, a...

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  • Red Sox 4, Astros 3: Successfully avoiding the sweep

    Red Sox 4, Astros 3: Successfully avoiding the sweep

    Chris Sale was shaky, but the Red Sox squeaked by to avoid the sweep. The Red Sox had a rough weekend coming into Sunday’s game, but they had a chance at redemption with their ace on the mound....

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  • Game 46 Gamethread: Red Sox vs. Astros

    Game 46 Gamethread: Red Sox vs. Astros

    It’s been a rough first two games for the Red Sox in this series against the Astros, but they’ll have a chance to avoid the sweep with a win on Sunday. Even better, they’ll have ace Chris Sale on...

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  • Red Sox vs. Astros lineup: Sale vs. the sweep

    Red Sox vs. Astros lineup: Sale vs. the sweep

    The Red Sox would fall back to .500 with a loss this afternoon versus the Astros. The Red Sox (23-22) are in danger of falling to back to .500 against old friend Wade Miley and the mighty Astros...

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  • Christian Vazquez’s success is fitting storyline for 2019 Red Sox

    Christian Vazquez’s success is fitting storyline for 2019 Red Sox

    The last month has been especially good for the catcher All Numbers are through Friday’s action. It’s safe to say that this Red Sox season so far has been ... unexpected. Everything from the way...

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  • Sunday News and Notes: Chandler Shepherd, Marco Hernandez, J.D. Martinez

    Sunday News and Notes: Chandler Shepherd, Marco Hernandez, J.D. Martinez

    Chandler Shepherd claimed by Cubs Before the start of this weekend’s series against the Astros, Sandy León was placed on the paternity leave list to be with his growing family as they welcome a...

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  • OTM Open Thread 5/19: It is Sunday

    OTM Open Thread 5/19: It is Sunday

    The Red Sox have had a rough start to this series against the Astros and are now looking to avoid a sweep on Sunday. The good news is they’ll have Chris Sale on the mound as the ace will face his...

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