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Hall of Fame second baseman Joe Morgan at his induction into Cooperstown.
Hall of Famer urges ban on PED users
Hall of Fame second baseman Joe Morgan is urging voters to keep “known steroid users” out of Cooperstown.  
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MLB plans to pull a fast one on players
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred says he hopes to reach agreement with the players' union on rules to quicken the game, but said new speed-up laws will be instituted wheher the players are on board or not.
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An offseason loss for Sale
Corey Kluber wins his second career AL Cy Young Award. Chris Sale of the Boston Red Sox finishes second and Luis Severino of the New York Yankees was third.
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NBC: Raisman's gold-medal advice from Ortiz
Aly Raisman says a talk she had with David Ortiz on Christmas Eve 2015 prompted her to give up thoughts of quitting and led her to three more Olympic medals in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.
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Ex-Sox coach wins Manager of Year award
Torey Lovullo wins the N.L. Manager of the Year award after his first season running the Diamondbacks, and the Twins' Paul Molitor is the American League honoree.
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Red Sox legend dies at 99
Legendary Red Sox second baseman Bobby Doerr passed away Monday at the age of 99.
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It's unanimous, twice, for Rookie of Year
Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger are baseball's Rookies of the Year, after their record-setting home run binges left no need for any dissenting opinions.
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Report: Sox to meet with Carlos Santana
The 31-year-old first baseman is expected to reject a one-year, $17.4 million qualifying offer from Cleveland and sell his services on the open market.
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Red Sox name Bjornson bullpen coach
Alex Cora hires another member of the Astros' coaching staff, Craig Bjornson, to be Red Sox bullpen coach.
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Dombrowski: 'Due diligence' on Stanton?
Dave Dombrowski tells the Boston Herald he can't talk about specific players, but responds to Giancarlo Stanton rumors by saying the Sox 'try to do our due diligence in every regard.'
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Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Josh Beckett.
Josh Beckett arrested at country concert
Former Red Sox pitcher Josh Beckett was arrested early Saturday after he leaped at and tackled a singer in a band at a country music open mic night in Texas, TMZ reported.
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What would Stanton cost?
Tom Giles and Michael Holley discuss where Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton could end up in 2018 and if the Red Sox should craft a deal.
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Report: Sox talk with Marlins about Stanton
The Miami Marlins appear ready to deal star outfielder Giancarlo Stanton, and the Red Sox are reportedly among the teams talking about acquiring him.
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Vazquez shores up area Sox were lagging
Ex-players who are up to speed fill this type of role well because they speak the players’ and coaches’ language. 
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Red Sox prospect Flores passes away
Daniel Flores, one of the newest and youngest members of the Red Sox organization, died on Wednesday because of complications during treatment for cancer. He was 17.
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Boston Red Sox pitching coach Dana LeVangie.
LeVangie a local success story
The 2018 season will be new pitching coach Dana LaVangie's 28th with the Boston Red Sox.
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Boston Red Sox pitching coach Dana LeVangie.
LeVangie new Sox' pitching coach
Dana LeVangie, the Red Sox bullpen coach under John Farrell, is their choice to be their next pitching coach.  
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Betts wins second Gold Glove award
Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts was named a 2017 Rawlings Gold Glove winner when Major League Baseball announced the winners on Tuesday night.
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Roy Halladay dies in plane crash
Authorities have confirmed that former Major League Baseball pitcher Roy Halladay died in a small plane crash in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida.
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Walking a fine line
Alex Cora says being too close to players 'doesn't exist.' So his tenure as Red Sox manager may boil down to how well he can combine authority and friendship, balance camaraderie with control.
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Sox not worried about avoiding luxury tax
Whether or not Red Sox ownership is excited to open up its wallet, there’s a clear need to improve the offense.
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Time for a change
Red Sox owner John Henry says Alex Cora is here and John Farrell is not because there was a prevailing feeling at the end of the season that the Red Sox needed a different approach.
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A chance to set the tone
Managerial introductions are always celebratory, but Alex Cora should face some questions about the Red Sox’ future -- questions that deserve legitimate answers -- when he meets the press today.
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Red Sox name Tim Hyers hitting coach
Tim Hyers was named Red Sox hitting coach and Andy Barkett was named assistant hitting coach, the team announced Saturday.
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New Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora
Red Sox to introduce Cora as manager Monday at Fenway press conference
The Red Sox will introduce Alex Cora as their new manager at a noon press conference on Monday at Fenway Park, the team announced.
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BEST OF BST PODCAST: Why did Dombrowski hire La Russa?
Steve Buckley joins BST to discuss why Dave Dombrowski brought in Tony La Russa to work in the front office and how he can help the Red Sox.
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Does La Russa push Sox forward?
Dave Dombrowski’s decision to hire Tony La Russa creates another moment when you can wonder if Dombrowski is really leading the Sox ahead of the pack.
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La Russa, Dombrowski reunite in Red Sox front office
Tony La Russa was a first-time manager and Dave Dombrowski an energetic young executive when their careers first crossed paths with the White Sox in mid-1980s.
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Boston Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale (left) and closer Craig Kimbrel.
Red Sox add coaches, pick up Sale and Kimbrel options
A busy day for the Red Sox included the announcement of some of new manager Alex Cora's coaching staff and picking up the contract options on Chris Sale and Craig Kimbrel.
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Correa gets ring, then gives one to his girlfriend
Astros shortstop Carlos Correa proposes to girlfriend Daniella Rodriguez on live television moments after Houston earned its World Series title.
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Astros cop first World Series title in franchise history with 5-1 win in Game 7
The Astros rocket to the top of the baseball galaxy, winning the first World Series championship in franchise history by romping past the Dodgers, 5-1, in Game 7.
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La Russa expected to join Red Sox
Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa will be joining the Red Sox organization, a source has confirmed to NBC Sports Boston
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Red Sox checked in on Dodgers Game 7 starter Darvish at deadline
As Dodgers starter Yu Darvish takes the mound in Game 7 of the World Series, it's interesting to recall the Red Sox' interest in him a few months ago.
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Dodgers force third World Series Game 7 in last four years with 3-1 victory
The Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Houston Astros 3-1 on Tuesday night to push this dramatic World Series to the ultimate game.
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Phillies hire ex-Red Sox outfielder Gabe Kapler as manager
Former Red Sox outfielder Gabe Kapler was hired Monday to be Philadelphia's manager, completing a search that lasted one month.
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WORLD SERIES: Astros take series lead with wild 13-12, 10-inning victory
Jose Altuve, Carlos Correa and the Houston Astros kept hammering away in a wild slugfest and rock the Los Angeles Dodgers 13-12 in 10 thrilling innings Sunday night for a 3-2 lead in the World Series.
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WORLD SERIES: Bellinger sparks Dodgers to Series-tying 6-2 victory
Cody Bellinger doubles home the go-ahead run in a five-run ninth that lifted Los Angeles to a 6-2 win Saturday night and tied the Series at two games apiece.
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Houston Astros' Yuli Gurriel celebrates his home run in Game 3 of the World Series.
Astros' Gurriel suspended 5 games in 2018 for gesture, slur at Darvish
Yuli Gurriel of the Houston Astros has been suspended for five games next season for making a racist gesture at Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish during the World Series.  
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WORLD SERIES: Astros start fast, top Dodgers 5-3 for 2-1 series lead
George Springer and the Astros broke out the bats early this time and kept up their big run at Minute Maid Park in October, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 Friday night for a 2-1 lead in the World Series
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John Farrell interviews for Nationals manager job
The Washington Nationals interviewed John Farrell on Friday for their managerial opening, according to Ken Rosenthal of TheAthletic.com just days after Farrell interviewed for the Philadelphia Phillies' vaca
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LeVangie stays with Sox; Willis, Butterfield and Davis take coaching jobs elsewhere
Brian Butterfield and Chili Davis join the Cubs and Carl Willis heads to Cleveland as three members of John Farrell's staff leave the Red Sox. Dana LeVangie, however, will stay.
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David Price says his issue is with media, not Red Sox fans
A couple of quick updates on David Price: He’s healthy and he doesn’t hate Red Sox fans. 
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Red Sox lose pitching coach Carl Willis to Indians
The Red Sox are now in the market for a pitching coach, as Carl Willis heads back to Cleveland to work for Terry Francona and the Indians.
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Houston Astros (left to right) George Springer, Carlos Correa and Marwin Gonzalez celebrate their World Series Game 2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers.
WORLD SERIES: Springer's HR in 11th gives Astros wild, 7-6 win, evens series
The Houston Astros outlasted the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-6 in a Hollywood thriller Wednesday night to tie the Series at 1-1.  
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Report: Farrell interviews for Phillies manager job
John Farrell, fired by the Red Sox after their playoff exit, recently interviewed for the Philadelphia Phillies managerial opening.  
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Red Sox seek to install dugout-level seating at Fenway Park
The Red Sox have gotten the approval from the city of Boston to install dugout-style seating at Fenway Park and now need the approval from MLB, the Boston Herald reports.  
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Dombrowski: He'll be fine
Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski says the team expects Dustin Pedroia to return to 'pre-injury form' after  a 'cartilage restoration procedure' on his left knee.
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Sox players don Hayward jerseys
A few members of the Boston Red Sox wish Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward well as he begins the road back from his season-ending injury
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WORLD SERIES: Kershaw strikes out 11 as Dodgers win opener, 3-1
Clayton Kershaw delivers a signature performance, pitching Los Angeles past the Houston Astros 3-1 Tuesday night in the World Series opener.
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Cora needs to stay the course
John Farrell and the Red Sox were perpetually on the defensive in 2017, and that may have been a reason the Sox changed managers. Alex Cora has never pulled his punches and that has to continue. 
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Welcome to the jungle
The Red Sox make it official Sunday, hiring Astros bench coach Alex Cora as their new manager.
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Astros beat Yankees, 4-0, in Game 7 to advance to World Series
The Houston Astros reach the World Series for the second time in their history, blanking the Yankees 4-0 Saturday night in Game 7 of the AL Championship Series.
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New Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora
Red Sox reportedly make offer to Cora
We're just waiting for the official announcement of their new manager from the Red Sox now. Alex Cora reportedly has been offered the job. 
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ALCS: Verlander, Astros beat Yankees 7-1 to force Game 7
Astros extend the AL Championship Series to a decisive Game 7 with a 7-1 win over the New York Yankees on Friday night.
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NLCS: Dodgers win first pennant since 1988 with 11-1 Game 5 rout of Cubs
Enrique Hernandez homers three times and drives in a record seven runs, Clayton Kershaw breezes through six crisp innings, and Los Angeles ends Chicago's title defense.
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Houston Astros bench coach Alex Cora.
Do Red Sox have their man?
While industry sources expect Alex Cora to be their choice – ‘Not a doubt it is him,’ says one – the Red Sox are expected to wait until after the ALCS to name their new manager.  
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NLCS: Cubs avoid sweep, top Dodgers 3-2 to cut series deficit to 3-1
The Chicago Cubs avoid a sweep, holding off the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 4 of the NL Championship Series.
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ALCS: Tanaka, Yankees top Keuchel, Astros 5-0 for 3-2 lead
New York Yankees finally solve Houston Astros nemesis Dallas Keuchel, beating the ace lefty 5-0 on Wednesday for a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series
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NLCS: Dodgers close in on World Series with 6-1 win over Cubs
Yu Darvish pitched sparkling ball into the seventh inning, Chris Taylor homered again and the Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-1 on Tuesday night to open a 3-0 lead in the NL Championship Series.
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ALCS: Judge leads way as Yanks come back from 4-0 deficit, tie series with 6-4 win
Judge ignited a rousing rally with a home run and New York Yankees over the Houston Astros 6-4 Tuesday night and tie the AL Championship Series 2-2.
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Ron Gardenhire to interview with Red Sox Wednesday
Diamondbacks bench coach Ron Gardenhire's interview for Red Sox manager is scheduled for Wednesday, a baseball source told NBC Sports Boston.
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Boston Red Sox DH Hanley Ramirez (left) and left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez.
E-Rod may be sidelined six months because of surgery; Ramirez has minor procedure
Red Sox left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez's right knee surgery will keep him out for roughly six months. Hanley Ramirez's shoulder surgery is considered relatively minor.   
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Boston Red Sox hitting coach Chili Davis (left) talks with Josh Rutledge.
Padres to interview Red Sox hitting coach Chili Davis for open position
Dave Dombrowski said last week he wouldn't stand in the way of any Red Sox coach who sought a new job after the managerial change, and Chili Davis may be the first to go.
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ALCS: Judge, Sabathia lead Yankees past Astros, 8-1
CC Sabathia and Aaron Judge lead the Yankees over the Houston Astros 8-1, cutting New York's deficit to 2-1 in the best-of-seven AL Championship Series.
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Sox interview Ausmus, but lean to Cora
Brad Ausmus is the second person to interview to replace John Farrell as Red Sox manager, but more and more, it sounds like the Sox already know who they want.
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NLCS: Turner's 3-run shot in 9th gives Dodgers 4-1 win over Cubs
Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 on Sunday to take a 2-0 lead in the NL Championship Series.
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NLCS: Puig, Taylor power Dodgers past Cubs 5-2 in Game 1
Los Angeles Dodgers overcome a short start by Clayton Kershaw for a 5-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night in the NL Championship Series opener.
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ALCS: Altuve's dash lifts Astros over Yankees in Game 2
Jose Altuve raced home on Carlos Correa's double in the ninth inning and the Houston Astros beat the New York Yankees, 2-1
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Alex Cora to interview for Red Sox managerial opening on Sunday
Houston Astros bench coach Alex Cora will interview for the Red Sox managerial opening Sunday in New York with Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski  
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BOSTON SPORTS TONIGHT PODCAST: Why is Dombrowski dodging Farrell questions?
Steve Buckley joins BST to chat with Michael Holley and Tom Giles about Red Sox general manager Dave Dombrowski strangely dodging questions about John Farrell's firing.
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ALCS: Keuchel strikes out 10, Astros beat Yanks 2-1 in opener
Dallas Keuchel dominates the Yankees again, striking out 10 in seven scoreless innings to lead the Houston Astros over New York 2-1 on Friday night in the AL Championship Series opener.
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Youkilis: New manager must 'handle media'
Kevin Youkilis thinks both Alex Cora and DeMarlo Hale would be great fits to replace John Farrell because of their experience in the market.
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Ortiz praises Farrell but says firing seemed inevitable
“I live in Boston, and in Boston, the whole talk sometime during the year was that that was going to happen," David Ortiz said of John Farrell's firing as Red Sox manager. 
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Keuchel, Yankee slayer, seems destined to pitch in major market
Dallas Keuchel, a free agent after the 2018 season, could easily be in a Yankees or Red Sox uniform after next year.
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Sox must aim high in search for manager
The Red Sox' manager's job is a destination position. In seeking to fill it, there's no reason for Dave Dombrowski to settle for anything but the best. By Evan Drellich.
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BOSTON SPORTS TONIGHT PODCAST: Was firing Farrell the right move?
Michael Holley, Lou Merloni and Kayce Smith discuss if it was the right move to fire John Farrell and why they think he was let go.
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ALDS: Yankees complete comeback, beat Indians 5-2 to advance to ALCS
The Yankees beat the Indians 5-2 in Game 5 on Wednesday night to complete their comeback from a 2-0 deficit in the Division Series.
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Shaping Sox' -- and Dombrowski's -- future
Whoever Dave Dombrowski chooses to be the next manager of the Red Sox may also prove whether Dombrowski himself was really the right hire. By Evan Drellich.
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No surgery likely for Price; Pedroia seeing specialists about his knee
In the midst of his press conference about the firing of John Farrell, Dave Dombrowski also provided an update on the medical status of David Price and Dustin Pedroia.
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Farrell thanks management, players, fans in statement
The recently fired manager said he relished the passion surrounding the Red Sox. 
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Dombrowski's criteria for new manager
In the midst of his long press conference Wednesday, Dave Dombrowski gave hints as to what he's looking for in the Red Sox' new manager.
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A look at potential candidates
Dave Dombrowski said Wednesday that the Red Sox’ search for their next manager will begin immediately. Here are some names you might hear in the coming days and weeks. 
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Looking at potential candidates for Red Sox manager
Dave Dombrowski said Wednesday that the Red Sox’ search for their next manager will begin immediately. Here are some names you might hear in the coming days and weeks. 
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'For the betterment of the team'
A quick wrapup, via Evan Drellich's tweets, of Dave Dombrowski's press conference explaining the firing of John Farrell.
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Red Sox fire John Farrell
The Red Sox make a quick decision on John Farrell's fate, announcing this morning that he will not return as manager in 2018.
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Drellich: Offseason options
Eric Hosmer and J.D. Martinez headline the available bats via free agency, and could be potential fits with the Red Sox for different reasons.
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BOSTON SPORTS TONIGHT PODCAST: How does loss to Astros impact Sox future?
Tony Massarotti joins Tom Giles, Michael Holley, and Lou Merloni to recap the Red Sox loss to the Astros and how the defeat impacts the team moving forward.
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Pedroia: Fixing knee means long recovery
Dustin Pedroia is going to get his bothersome left knee evaluated on Tuesday, wasting no time, and surgery appears an option.
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Drellich: Not so fast in firing Farrell
The Red Sox season reaches a disappointing conclusion, but firing John Farrell isn't as cut-and-dried a solution as many of the manager's detractors seem to think.
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ALDS: Severino, Judge help Yanks top Indians 7-3 to force Game 5
New York Yankees take advantage of shoddy defense by Cleveland to beat the Indians 7-3 Monday night and push their AL Division Series to a decisive Game 5.
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Drellich: Firing Farrell alone won't fix Sox clubhouse problems
Although it may disappoint many Red Sox fans to hear this, firing John Farrell may not be the quick fix they imagine.
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Down and out
Five quick thoughts from Game 4, in which the Red Sox carry a 3-2 lead into the eighth but lose the game -- and the ALDS -- when Chris Sale and Craig Kimbrel allow three runs in the final two innings.
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Quick thoughts: They're down and out
Five quick thoughts from Game 4, in which the Red Sox carry a 3-2 lead into the eighth but lose the game -- and the ALDS -- when Chris Sale and Craig Kimbrel allow three runs in the final two innings.
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Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell argues with umpire Mark Wegner.
Farrell ejected in second for arguing balls and strikes
Red Sox manager John Farrell was ejected in the second inning of Game 4 of the ALDS against the Astros for arguing balls and strikes with home plate umpire Mark Wegner.
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By avoiding sweep, did Farrell save his job?
Tony Massarotti, Lou Merloni, and Trenni Kusnierek discuss the Red Sox victory over the Astros in Game 3 of the ALDS.
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ALDS: Tanaka, Bird keep Yankees alive with 1-0 win in Game 3
New York Yankees edge the Cleveland Indians 1-0 Sunday night in Game 3 to extend their AL Division Series.
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Drellich: Sox must follow Price's lead
David Price is doing his part out of the bullpen. Now the Red Sox need their starters to show up from the get-go
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Red Sox beat Astros 10-3, avoid elimination in ALDS Game 3
Red Sox beat the Houston Astros 10-3 on Sunday to stave off elimination in Game 3 of the AL Division Series.
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On Price, Devers, Betts and a Papi impersonator
The Red Sox rally from another first-inning deficit to win 10-3 over the Astros in Game 3 on Sunday afternoon, forcing a Game 4 that's scheduled for a rainy Monday at Fenway Park.
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Tickets for ALDS Game 3 at Fenway were still available Saturday night
As of 10:30 p.m. Saturday, there were still tickets available for what could be the only playoff game at Fenway Park this season
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Davis knows what three straight playoff wins look like
The last time a team won three straight playoff games, Rajai Davis was in the unfortunate position to have a front-row seat.
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Boston Red Sox Opening Day at Fenway Park.
Increased police presence at Fenway in wake of Vegas shooting
They'll be heightened and security around Fenway Park for Red Sox playoff games this holiday weekend in light of what's been learned about the Las Vegas gunman.
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BOSTON SPORTS TONIGHT PODCAST: Is Red Sox season as good as over?
Lou Merloni, Tony Massarotti, Michael Holley, and Tom Giles discuss what is wrong with the Red Sox as they go down 2-0 to the Astros
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ALDS: Indians beat Yankees 9-8 in 13 innings, take 2-0 series lead
Cleveland Indians rally from five runs down to stun the New York Yankees 9-8 Friday and snatch a 2-0 lead in the AL Division Series.
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Drellich: Sox luxury-tax approach looks bad
You can draw a direct line from the imminent downfall of the 2017 Sox to saving money. Has it been worth staying under the luxury tax for Red Sox ownership? 
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Red Sox now seem open to starting Price, but it's probably too late
The early holes the Sox have found themselves in are trying, and the Red Sox have reason to kick themselves for deciding not to start David Price
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Betts confident he'll return for Game 3 after being pulled in Game 2
Mookie Betts is pulled from Friday's 8-1 Red Sox loss to the Astros in Game 2 of the Division Series with what appeared to be concern for his bothersome left wrist.
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Correa, Altuve, Astros rout Red Sox 8-2, take 2-0 ALDS lead
The Houston Astros hammer the Boston Red Sox 8-2 to take a commanding 2-0 lead in the AL Division Series.
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Five thoughts from Game 2
The Red Sox look and appear small and feckless, shriveling in Houston as they stand one game away from getting swept out of the ALDS for the second year in a row.
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Five thoughts from Game 2
The Red Sox look and appear small and feckless, shriveling in Houston as they stand one game away from getting swept out of the ALDS for the second season in a row.
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Arizona Diamondbacks coach Ariel Prieto.
D’Backs coach Prieto fined for wearing Apple Watch in dugout
The D’Backs say that coach/interpreter Ariel Prieto inadvertently wore and Apple Watch in the dugout and that it was not used for any nefarious or sign-stealing purposes, bringing to mind the recent Red Sox
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Farrell: Nunez likely done for playoffs; says additional rest wouldn’t have helped
Eduardo Nunez is expected to be out the rest of the postseason after re-injuring his knee. Chris Young replaces him on the roster. 
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Sale unlikely for Game 4; Red Sox consider how to avoid future fatigue
With the question of whether fatigue has led to his ineffectiveness coming up, the Red Sox likely won’t bring Chris Sale back for a potential Game 4.  
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ALDS: Trevor Bauer blanks Yankees as Indians take Game 1, 4-0
Trevor Bauer's superb outing helped the Indians take Game 1 of the ALDS vs the Yankees, 4-0.
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Drellich: Red Sox bullpen must be ready to empty tank in Game 2
John Farrell is wise to not touch the prime pieces of a bullpen envisioned as a newly improved difference maker
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Drellich: Nunez has more to lose than Red Sox if knee is further damaged
Carried off the field Thursday at Minute Maid Park, Eduardo Nunez has more to lose than the Red Sox do in these rushed attempts to come back from a knee injury.
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Five thoughts from Game 1: Why wasn’t Chris Sale pulled earlier?
How terrible was Game 1 of the American League Division Series for the Red Sox? There is a reason to mention Pablo Sandoval.
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Five thoughts from Game 1
How terrible was Game 1 of the American League Division Series for the Red Sox? There is a reason to mention Pablo Sandoval.
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Astros beat up on Sale, Red Sox in ALDS opener, 8-2
Jose Altuve hits three home runs as the Astros defeat Chris Sale and the Red Sox, 8-2.
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Sale allows seven earned runs in rough postseason debut
If you go by earned runs allowed, Chris Sale’s postseason debut Thursday afternoon was one of the eight worst starts of his career.
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Nunez replaced with Young on postseason roster after re-aggravating knee
Eduardo Nunez, who injured his knee nearly a month ago, is carried off the field after coming up lame as he ran out a ground ball and falling to the ground in foul territory close to first base. 
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It's a plan: E-Rod in 'pen, Fister in rotation
The Boston Red Sox appear to have taken the conservative route with their rotation. The important thing is that all five starters are available, and that John Farrell operates with a short leash.
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Police: Las Vegas shooter researched hotels around Fenway Park
Stephen Paddock, who killed at least 59 people and wounded more than 500 in Las Vegas, researched potential locations in Chicago and Boston earlier this year, including hotels around Fenway Park.
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BEST OF BST PODCAST: Previewing Sox playoffs, Bruins opener, Pats vs. Bucs
The BST crew previews all of the big games that will take place Thursday.
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Leon's firsthand look at Astros could benefit Sale
Sandy Leon, who’s been with Sale for all but one start this year, will handle the pre-game planning meeting just like he always does.
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Gary DiSarcina honored to hear name mentioned as potential manager
Gary DiSarcina's stock has risen through his first year in Boston.
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Drellich: Sale's a success, no matter what
In Boston, postseason failure erases memories of regular-season success; just ask David Price. But Chris Sale's level of excellence shouldn't be forgotten if he loses in the playoffs.
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Start time for Red Sox-Astros Game 3 announced
Start times for Games 4 (Monday at Fenway, if necessary) and 5 (Wednesday in Houston, if necessary) are still unknown. 
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Same look, different philosophies
The Red Sox and Astros definitely have similarities in their rosters, but their leaders are polar opposites in the way they constructed them.
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A.L. WILD-CARD GAME: Yanks surge past Twins, 8-4, advance to ALDS
The Yankees fall behind 3-0 in the first inning, but rally for an 8-4 win over the Twins that moves them into the ALDS against Cleveland.
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Buckley: Benintendi is poised for promising playoff run
Steve Buckley explains why he thinks Andrew Benintendi could be the surprise offensive weapon for the Red Sox.
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Boston Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel throws a pitch
Sox notes: Farrell must be liberal in usage of Kimbrel
John Farrell must be willing to use Craig Kimbrel before the ninth inning when necessary.
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Two spots; which three pitchers?
Chris Sale and Drew Pomeranz will starts Games 1 and 2 of the ALCS, and the Red Sox have three candidates for Games 3 and 4. Who will they choose?
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Benintendi was nearly on the other side
As the Astros rebuilt their farm system, they were very close to selecting a player who is now a key part of the '17 Red Sox. . . Andrew Benintendi
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Drellich: A change for the better
Makeovers don’t usually await a group that has been so reliable for so long. But that's been the case for a David Price-reinforced Red Sox bullpen as they head into the playoffs
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Report: Sox coach Gary DiSarcina candidate for Phillies manager's job
The Red Sox have other things on their mind these days -- namely, their upcoming Division Series matchup with the Astros -- but they may soon be dealing with an opening on their coaching staff.
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Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Mike Timllin.
Ex-Red Sox reliever Mike Timlin unhurt after witnessing Vegas shooting
Ex-Red Sox reliever Mike Tlmlin is OK after being among the 22,000 in the crowd in Las Vegas when a gunman opened fire and killed 58 people in the worst mass shooting in US history.
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David Ortiz to be TV postseason analyst
David Ortiz is going to team up with Alex Rodriguez and Frank Thomas as a FOX Sports analyst this postseason
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Start times revealed for first two games of Red Sox-Astros ALDS
The first game of the Red Sox' American League Division Series is scheduled to begin at 4:08 p.m. ET Thursday in Houston
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BASEBALL SHOW PODCAST: Can Red Sox contain Astros lineup?
Lou Merloni, Evan Drellich, and Tim Britton talk about how important Game 1 will be in the Red Sox-Astros ALDS matchup.
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Red Sox close out regular season with 4-3 loss to Astros
Astros score four times in the seventh inning to rally from a three-run deficit and beat the Red Sox 4-3 on Sunday in a preview of their AL Division Series matchup
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No surprise: Sale will start ALDS Game 1
In a surprise to no one, Red Sox manager John Farrell announced that Chris Sale will be the Game 1 starter when the Sox open the ALDS Thursday in Houston.
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Drellich: Sox took A.L. East by storm
It was hardly a smooth, wire-to-wire ride to a championship. But the Red Sox drove full speed over potholes with a damaged suspension for six months and somehow never broke down.
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Sox go back-to-back for third time in history
You probably weren't around the last two times the Red Sox finished first in back-to-back seasons. But you're here to see this one.
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Boston Red Sox outfielders (from L to R): Andrew Benintendi, Mookie Betts and Jackie Bradley Jr. celebrate the AL-East clinching victory over the Houston Astros.
Had 'em all the way!
There were some anxious moments all week but finally, in Game 161, the Red Sox clinch their second consecutive American League East title with a 6-3 victory over the Houston Astros.  
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Drellich: Baserunning will be huge element for Sox, Astros
Friday night’s Red Sox loss to the Astros won’t be the first time baserunning comes to the forefront between these two teams.
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Red Sox fail again to clinch AL East, fall to Astros, 3-2
The Red Sox once again fail to clinch the AL East title as Alex Bregman homers and drove in three runs, giving the Astros a 3-2 victory
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Nunez unlikely to play again before regular season ends
The Red Sox think it’s unlikely is Eduardo Nunez back before the postseason, and it’s not a certainty at this point he’ll make the first-round roster.
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David Price calls 2017 'the most trying year of my career'
Red Sox left-hander David Price tells Peter Gammons that while this season has been his "most trying", he says winning could change all that.
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Drellich: Hitting the wall
Despite what happened Thursday night, the Red Sox are about to pop the champagne. That'll be fun. What happens after that . . . probably not so much.
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BOSTON SPORTS TONIGHT PODCAST: How will Sox use Price in playoffs?
Evan Drellich joins the Boston Sports Tonight crew to discuss how the Red Sox will use David Price in the playoffs.
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Red Sox crushed by Astros, 12-2, but magic number reduced to 1
The Red Sox fall behind 5-0 after 1 1/2 innings and are routed by Houston, but move to the verge of the A.L. East title as the Yankees lose to Tampa Bay.
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Former Boston Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford.
Carl Crawford says he's over his hate for Boston
Out of baseball but earning nearly $22 million in the final year of the $142 million deal he signed with the Red Sox, Carl Crawford tells Bleacher Report he's gotten over the hatred he carried for Boston.  
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Boston sports teams join together for anti-racism PSA
Marcus Smart, Patrice Bergeron and Dustin Pedroia were among the participants. 
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Drellich: Rodriguez, Porcello or Fister?
The party could begin as early as Thursday night at Fenway Park. If the Sox want the clubhouse disco to extend into October, there’s an obvious choice to make with their Division Series roster.
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Red Sox magic number now 2 after topping Blue Jays, 10-7
The Boston Red Sox beat Toronto 10-7 on Wednesday night to lower their magic number to two.
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Pedro Martinez Jr. and Pedro Martinez Sr.
Pedro Martinez Jr., 17, signs with the Tigers
Pedro Martinez Jr., 17, son of the Red Sox Hall of Fame pitcher, is an infielder from the Dominican Republic, who has signed with the Detroit Tigers, Baseball America reports.  
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Red Sox to increase 2018 ticket prices by 2.5 percent
Red Sox ticket prices for the 2018 season at Fenway Park will rise by an average of 2.5 percent, the team announced Wednesday. It's the sixth time in the past 10 years that they've raised prices.  
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Drellich: No point in worrying about Sale
Either Chris Sale pitches like Chris Sale, or the Red Sox are going nowhere in the postseason. So worrying about performances like Tuesday's is pointless.
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Sale gives up four home runs as Jays beat Red Sox, 9-4
Chris Sale matches a career worst by giving up four home runs as the Red Sox lose their second straight to the Blue Jays, 9-4.
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Farrell settling into platoon combos that may limit Ramirez's time
The Red Sox platoon situation heading into the postseason seems to be taking shape.
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Good medical news for Betts, Pedroia; Nunez outlook murkier
Assuming Mookie Betts is healthy enough to return before the regular season ends, the Sox will have a difficult choice to make, with him and their injured players.
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Drellich: Sox' final-week injuries unnerving
The Red Sox lineup lacks firepower to begin with. Losing any more at this time of year is a recipe for a rough October.
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Mookie Betts to get left wrist examined Tuesday
Mookie Betts' wrist was acting up to the point he was pulled from Monday's 6-4 loss to the Blue Jays
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Pomeranz may get extra rest as velocity dips
With his velocity down again Monday, Red Sox left-hander Drew Pomeranz was pulled after just two innings.
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Banged-up Red Sox lose to Jays, 6-4, snapping winning streak at six
Josh Donaldson homers and drives in three runs, powering the Toronto Blue Jays past the A.L. East-leading Boston Red Sox, 6-4.
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Nunez aggravates knee, likely out until Astros series
In the starting lineup for the first time in 16 days, Eduardo Nunez had just two at-bats Monday before he aggravated his right knee.
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A frustrated David Price allowed five runs to the Yankees but the Red Sox came away with the victory.
Price can pitch with less rest, but unlikely to go back-to-back before playoffs
John Farrell says David Price can pitch with less than four days' rest, but won't work in consecutive games for the rest of the regular season.
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The New York Yankees' Aaron Judge connects for his 49th home run.
Yankees' Aaron Judge ties and breaks rookie HR record with 49th, 50th
Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge made history today, hitting his 49th and 50th home runs, tying and then breaking the rookie record previously held by Mark McGwire of the Oakland Athletics.  
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BASEBALL SHOW PODCAST: What are biggest concerns about Red Sox?
Dan Shaughnessy explains why he is still skeptical about the Red Sox and why he won't be able to feel confident until he sees them play in the postseason.
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Red Sox beat Reds 5-4, reduce A.L. East magic number to three
The Red Sox, trailing 4-1 heading into the eighth inning, rally for a 5-4 victory over the Reds that moves them closer to the division title.
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A's Maxwell becomes first MLB player to kneel during anthem
Oakland's Bruce Maxwell becomes the first MLB player to kneel during the national anthem, pulling the sport into a polarizing protest movement that has been criticized harshly by President Donald Trump.
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Red Sox move closer to A.L. East title with 5-0 win over Reds
Eduardo Rodriguez throws 7 2/3 shutout innings and Mitch Moreland homers as the Red Sox reduce their magic number for clinching the division to five with a 5-0 victory.
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Dustin Pedroia (left) and Mookie Betts celebrate a Boston Red Sox' victory.
Betts (foot), Pedroia (knee) out of Red Sox lineup
Mookie Betts, who fouled a ball off his left foot Friday night, and Dustin Pedroia, who has been bothered by a knee injury almost all season, were out of the Red Sox lineup Saturday.   
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Drellich: Either extend Farrell or fire him
Once this season is over, win or lose, Dave Dombrowski needs to extend John Farrell's contract for multiple years or fire him. No in-between. Living in limbo does nobody any good.
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Red Sox rally for 5-4 win over Reds, extend AL East lead
The Boston Red Sox extend their AL East lead to four games by overcoming Scooter Gennett's fourth grand slam of the season for a 5-4 victory
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Drellich: Getting better all the time
Most pro athletes say there’s always room to improve. Drew Pomeranz, however, is able to specify how he plans to lift his game.
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Werner criticizes Price for Eck incident; says Sox' relationship with Yanks is 'frosty'
Red Sox chairman Tom Werner doesn’t seem to be the biggest fan of the the Yankees, MLB disciplinarian Joe Torre, and players -- like David Price -- who can’t take criticism from broadcasters.
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For the record, Sox and Sale in a bind
Chris Sale has two scheduled starts left, and he's 14 strikeouts away from breaking Pedro Martinez's single-season franchise record for K's. But should he pursue it, or rest for the playoffs?
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Red Sox rout Orioles, 9-0, and clinch playoff spot when Angels lose
Chris Sale's dominant performance leads the Red Sox to a 9-0 rout of Baltimore, and they clinch a playoff spot hours later when the Angels lose to the Indians.
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Sale becomes first A.L. pitcher this century to record 300 strikeouts
One of the greatest seasons for a pitcher in Red Sox history saw a milestone toppled Wednesday night. 
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Sox' playoff chances may ride on Smith, Price
The Red Sox's postseason success could boil down to how often Carson Smith and David Price are used.
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Drellich: More power to less powerful Sox
It's fitting that on a night when MLB set a record for most home runs in a season, the punchless Red Sox win an extra-inning game without an RBI.
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Red Sox score on wild pitch in 11th for 1-0 win over Orioles
Jackie Bradley Jr. scores the game's lone run on a wild pitch by Brad Brach in the 11th inning
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After bloodied nose, Pedroia expected in Red Sox lineup Wednesday
Dustin Pedroia is expected to return to the Red Sox lineup on Wednesday, according to manager John Farrell
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Price going through ‘trial-and-error process’
David Price tells the Washington Post he’d rather start than relieve. But he also says he's kept pitching when others would’ve packed it in because 'I just want to help these guys win.'
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Drellich: Relief at last from Dombrowski
Dave Dombrowski had a reputation for being unable to build strong bullpens. But -- as shown by the performances of Craig Kimbrel, Carson Smith, Addison Reed and others on Monday -- he's got one now.
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Benintendi's single in 11th sends Red Sox over Orioles, 10-8
Andrew Benintendi hit a two-run single in the 11th inning, Mookie Betts had four RBIs and the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles, 10-8
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Drellich: Abad could be playoff dark horse
The Red Sox left-handed pitching situation is one of the most unclear heading into the playoffs.
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Pedroia fouls ball off his face, leaves game
Dustin Pedroia bounced a ball off the plate in the fourth inning Monday night at Camden Yards and the rebound caught him in the face.
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BASEBALL SHOW PODCAST: Best to use Price out of the bullpen?
Evan Drellich, Lou Merloni, and Rich Keefe debate if it is best to use David Price out of the bullpen for the remainder of the regular season and the playoffs.
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Price passes first bullpen test
David Price pitches in relief for the first time since joining the Red Sox, touching 96 mph at Tropicana Field in Boston's 3-2 loss to the Rays. He strikes out two in a pair of hitless innings.
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David Price returns, Red Sox lose to Rays, 3-2
David Price returned from a nearly two-month layoff by pitching two hitless innings for the Boston Red Sox in a 3-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays
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Porcello sharp, Betts homers to lift Red Sox over Rays, 3-1
Rick Porcello takes a shutout into the eighth inning, Mookie Betts hits his 22nd home run and the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays, 3-1
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Red Sox rally for seven runs in 15th to beat Rays, 13-6
Xander Bogaerts has two hits in the Boston's seven-run 15th inning Friday night and the Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays, 13-6
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BOSTON SPORTS TONIGHT PODCAST: Time to worry about Chris Sale?
Tom Giles, Michael Holley, Kayce Smith and Hardy discuss Chris Sale’s latest struggles and whether it is time to be concerned about the Red Sox ace
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Indians' AL record win streak stopped at 22
Cleveland had its AL record run stopped at 22 straight games on Friday night as the Indians were beaten 4-3 by the Kansas City Royals
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