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The former closer has confidence – 2004 World Series star Keith Foulke is optimistic about his former club heading into October

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Senior Staff Writer As the record-setting 2018 Red Sox close out the regular season against their ancient rivals – and possibly their first-round opponent in the playoffs – the New York Yankees, baseball fans across New England are doing what they do best. Panicking. Recent less than stellar pitching performances from the aces that will be leaned upon heavily when baseball’s real season begins next...
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Has Dombrowski doomed the Red Sox chances in October due to his inactivity this summer?

By Kevin Flanagan           BSD Senior Staff Writer As the Red Sox record-setting regular season is rapidly coming to a close, major questions still surround Alex Cora’s pitching staff.  Whether or not Chris Sale will return to his pre-shoulder issue dominant self, and what version of David Price will show up for the playoffs are on every Sox fans mind. However, the one thing that likely keeps...
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Their potent offense might power them through the regular season, but will the bullpen be the black hole that sinks them come the playoffs?

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Senior Staff Writer Look, it is hard to hit the panic button on a team that has already won 88 games on August 21st, but to say that there weren’t some sweaty palms among Red Sox fans after their hometown team dropped their second straight game against the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night by the score of 6-3, would be the baseball equivalent...
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Is Sale’s second trip to the DL in less than a week something that could derail the Red Sox historical season?

By Kevin Flanagan           BSD Senior Staff Writer To steal a phrase from Boston sports talk radio maven WEEI’s Glenn Ordway, are you “a-scared” Red Sox fans now that staff ace – and likely the key to capping a season for the ages with a World Series title – Chris Sale has found his way to the disabled list for the second time in less than...
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