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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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Even as the Red Sox roll through the regular season, their true colors won’t be revealed until the leaves turn this fall

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Senior Staff Writer The rolling Red Sox continued their assault on the lesser lights in the American League last night in Kansas City, essentially choking the life out of a ridiculously bad Royals team by pounding out eight runs over the first two innings.  The 10-5 drubbing improved the Sox record to 60-29 – the best mark in baseball – and put them...
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The Sox may have lost the series with the Astros, but Pedroia lost more than that this season

By Kevin Flanagan  BSD Senior Staff Writer  The Red Sox game four loss to Houston that closed out the ALDS three games to one in favor of the Astros by the score of 5-4, was in many ways a microcosm of the 2017 season. Playing in front of a seemingly half-filled Fenway Park early in the game, starter Rick Porcello gave up the prerequisite first inning run...
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