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Tag Archives: MOOKIE Betts

Despite the lip service from the Sox, the mandate to cut payroll will sink hopes of contention for years to come

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Senior Staff Writer Less than a year removed from the “greatest Red Sox team ever" that finished the season with a franchise high 108 regular season wins and stomped on the best teams in baseball to win their fourth World Series Championship under this current ownership group, John Henry and the best of the brass that populate the most important offices at Fenway...
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The Red Sox message to Mookie this offseason should be a simple one, take the money or we are moving on

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer As the Red Sox rested prior to a three-game weekend set at Fenway Park against the Orioles on Thursday, WEEI’s Rob Bradford took a rather disturbing rickshaw ride with the Boston Globe’s Alex Speier to discuss his new book “Hometown” that hit the store shelves earlier this week. During their odd journey around the Fens the subject of Mookie Betts...
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Dombrowski did his job but his time in Boston has passed – Henry needs an architect, not a spendthrift for the Sox future

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Senior Staff Writer Since Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski chose to fiddle while his defending World Series championship club continued to burn at the MLB trade deadline almost two weeks ago – or worse yet, had his hands tied by John Henry and the rest of ownership leading up to the July 31st date – his squad has chosen to...
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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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