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Red Sox Roundup: Friday, September 5

 September 6, 2014

As Labor Day wraps up, marking the unfortunate ceremonial end to summer, calendars turn to September with fall looming.

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Assessing the Red Sox after the trade deadline

 August 6, 2014

We’re just about a week past the trade deadline and it’s finally hit us: Jon Lester isn’t walking out to the mound in a Red Sox uniform anymore.

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Red Sox make big moves at trade deadline

 August 1, 2014

Well, it happened. Weeks of speculation finally came to fruition this morning, hours before the MLB's 4:30pm ET trade deadline. The Red Sox shipped ace pitcher Jon Lester and outfielder Johnny Gomes to Oakland. In return, Boston gets power-hitting...

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Red Sox Roundup: Friday, July 25

 July 25, 2014

Despite the struggles of this team so far, Lester's contract has been the one distraction sitting in the back of every fan's mind. As the highs of winning streaks instill hope in the team and the lows of a losing streak elicit further...

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Ortiz’ name gets thrown into PED mud again

 July 9, 2014

As I rolled out of bed early Sunday morning, I expected your average day. As always I was getting ready for our shows on ESPN Radio that day, but in the back of my mind I was hoping to get out early enough to enjoy the beautiful July weather.

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Change in offensive mindset could help spark slumping Sox

 July 3, 2014

The United States has been knocked out of the World Cup. Finally, we can breathe.

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If Boston wants Lester to stay, they better pay up fast

 May 23, 2014

I will be the first to admit that baseball contracts, especially in the last ten years, are absurd. There is no doubt in the world MLB players are some of the greatest athletes in the world, and if you are the best at what you do, you deserve to be...

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Red Sox feeling the grind of a long season

 May 21, 2014

The MLB season is a grind, one of the most grueling in all of sports. Maybe not physically like the NFL, but the length of the season and number of games played contributes to plenty of adversity teams will inevitably face.

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Michael Pineda’s pine tar: Dumb, ignorant, good for the game?

 April 24, 2014

Wednesday night, for the second time in two weeks, Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was caught using pine tar, both times against the Red Sox.

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Red Sox Lose, But Boston Wins on Patriots’ Day

 April 22, 2014

If you’re not a native of Boston or haven’t lived there at some point in your lifetime, it’s tough to grasp exactly what Patriots’ Day means to the city.

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Obama Selfie Fuels Sox To First Win

 April 3, 2014

If you haven’t seen it by now, you either live under a rock, or you don’t have Twitter. I wouldn’t exactly suggest moving, so sign up for Twitter, it’s easy and fun.

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Red Sox Taking Shape at Midway Point

 March 14, 2014

A week ago at this time our boys had just one win through seven spring training games, and quiet mumblings of “what’s going on here?” could be heard throughout Red Sox Nation.

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Sox Struggling in the Spring: Hold Off on the Panic Button

 March 7, 2014

If you’re like me, you try to pay very little attention to the record of preseason games. Key word here: try.

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Papi Moving On: Calculated Bluff or Serious Threat?

 January 29, 2014

In an interview on CBS4, David Ortiz mentioned he “would like to” retire with the Red Sox, but not without sneaking in that it may be “time to move on” if they don’t offer him a multi-year deal after the season.

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The Evil Empire struck again

 December 5, 2013

Babe Ruth. Roger Clemens. Wade Boggs. Johnny Damon. Jacoby Ellsbury. The Evil Empire strikes again.

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Future of Key Red Sox Still in Question

 November 20, 2013

While Patriots fans are still confused as to how a bear hug can be called pass interference, and then somehow waived off to end Monday Night Football, there are some other questions that need answers in Boston as well.

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David Ortiz: Greatest hitter in World Series history

 November 9, 2013

Ahh, the debate of the word "greatest" very well may be the greatest of them all.
It is so absurdly subjective it's nearly impossible to deem one person, or one thing, the "GOAT." In a game like...

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Written off, 2 Red Sox prove doubters wrong

 November 6, 2013

The Commissioner’s Trophy is back in Boston. The Duck Boats have toured the city filled with players and coaches celebrating a season of victory. The Red Sox are World Series champions.
Now...

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Boston Crowned Kings of Baseball Yet Again

 October 31, 2013

For the first time since 1918, a year that for so many years was nothing but a punch line, Red Sox fans got to witness the crowning of their team as champions of the baseball world with their very own eyes. Nobody in the crowd had ever seen it in...

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One win away…

 October 29, 2013

One win for it all. One win for their third World Series in 10 seasons. One win from one of the greatest turnarounds in history. One win from becoming one of the greatest baseball teams in a generation.

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Unlikely heroes help tie series

 October 28, 2013

I was nervous heading into Game 4.

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A Connecticut native and UConn graduate, Rich started following the Red Sox at a young age and grew up with a love for the city of Boston. He has worked as an ESPN Radio host and producer locally in Connecticut, and now contributes to ESPN on a national level.

Contact Rich at: YawkeyWayBlog@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter at @rich_cooke

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