On Baseball: By Kevin Thomas

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Postby Tom Nolette » Sun Jun 22, 2014 5:36 am

On Baseball: While Red Sox offense struggles, their pitching shows depth

Boston has questions surrounding who goes where in its rotation. Several thoughts while wondering if the Red Sox will ever get on a roll: While the Red Sox have trouble scoring runs, their other, more pleasant problem is what to do with all the pitching. Boston already has called up Brandon Workman and Rubby De La Rosa from Triple-A Pawtucket, where it also has two others with major-league experience, Steven Wright and Allen Webster...

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Re: On Baseball: By Kevin Thomas

Postby Tom Nolette » Mon Jul 07, 2014 4:19 am

On Baseball: Jackie Bradley’s impact can’t be overlooked
Red Sox center fielder has saved plenty of runs with his glove, arm.

BY KEVIN THOMAS ..BOSTON – When Darren Lewis roamed center field at Fenway Park from 1998 to 2001, then manager Jimy Williams claimed there were “RBI” in Lewis’ glove.The meaning was that Lewis, a career .250 hitter, was as valuable for the runs he prevented as much as the one he produced. And that brings us to Jackie Bradley Jr., whose glove is praised. But his bat, until recently, has been a drag...

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Re: On Baseball: By Kevin Thomas

Postby Tom Nolette » Fri Jul 11, 2014 4:44 am

On Baseball: Red Sox chances to repeat? Low and outside
Back-to-back dramatic wins do little to improve the odds that the defending World Series champs will make a return trip.

BY KEVIN THOMAS ..BOSTON — Mike Carp, a key utility player for last year’s Red Sox, singled in the winning run in the 10th inning Thursday, a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox. That makes two straight walk-off wins. Euphoria at Fenway Park...

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