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The decision for the Sox Dombrowski is a simple one, get the biggest bang for your buck by shopping Betts right now

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Senior Staff Writer With just over a week before Major League Baseball’s trade deadline, the Red Sox looked like roadkill on this sweltering Sunday in Baltimore, dropping their second game of a three-game series to the Orioles, who are battling the Detroit Tigers from the worst record in baseball by the score of 5-0. And the final score doesn’t come close indicating just how...
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Sox fans should set their sights really low as the MLB trade deadline approaches

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer The Red Sox start the unofficial second half of the season on Friday night against last October’s World Series opponent the Los Angeles Dodgers at Fenway Park in a challenging position.  The nine games they trail the division-leading New York Yankees entering the dog days of summer might as well be 90, as second-year manager Alex Cora’s club Cadillaced...
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Despite the Sox pounding teams into submission during the first half of the season, pitching remains a problem if they want to go far in the playoffs

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Senior Staff Writer Sitting at a Major League Baseball’s best 68-30 record entering the so-called second half of the regular season, it would be hard to argue that things could have gone any better  - record-wise, at least - for the Boston Red Sox through the first four months of the 2018 season.  Team president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski’s big catch –...
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Red Sox should focus on bullpen help, and give Devers a look before the deadline

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Senior Staff Writer The prevailing thought that the Red Sox were beaten to the punch by the New York Yankees in the trade that took place on Wednesday night, involving former White Sox third baseman Todd Frazier and relievers David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle, is just plain silly. While team president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski may have been sniffing around...
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