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Red Sox, Brewers clear benches after heated words between pitcher and first base coach

The Boston Red Sox and Milwaukee Brewers found themselves in a benches-clearing scuffle at Fenway Park during Sunday’s game. While there were no punches thrown, it got very close to a physical altercation following Red Sox pitcher Chris Martin and Brewers first base coach Quintin Berry having words with each other after the top of the seventh. When the frame …

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Former Red Sox pitcher Austin Maddox arrested as part of underage sex sting operation

Austin Maddox, a former Boston Red Sox pitcher, was arrested in Florida on Monday as part of an underage sex sting. Jacksonville Sheriff T.K. Waters said Maddox was one of 27 people who were arrested as part of an operation that spanned across multiple agencies. Maddox and the others arrested are being accused of soliciting sex over the internet from …

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Dave McCarty, former Red Sox player and 2004 World Series champ, dead at 54

Dave McCarty, a former Boston Red Sox first baseman and outfielder and a member of the 2004 World Series championship team, died in California on Friday after a “cardiac event,” the team confirmed in a statement. He was 54. Dave McCarty #10 of the Boston Red Sox bats during the game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on …

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Rob Gronkowski's legendary first pitch at Red Sox game gets stamp of approval from Tom Brady

Rob Gronkowski threw out the first pitch at the Boston Red Sox game on Monday, and it went just about how you think it would’ve for the New England Patriots legendary tight end. “Gronk,” as he’s affectionately known to everyone who has seen him on the gridiron, had that spelled out across the back of his custom Red Sox jersey …

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Angels' Nolan Schanuel suffers 'testicular contusion,' misses series finale vs Red Sox

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Nolan Schanuel was forced to miss Sunday’s series finale against the Boston Red Sox due to what was described as a “testicular contusion.” Schanuel suffered the injury off of a foul ball in the third inning of the team’s 7-2 loss against the Red Sox. Miguel Sano replaced Schanuel, who was 0-for-2 with two strikeouts. CLICK …

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Red Sox's Kenley Jansen complains about slick baseballs: 'It’s embarrassing'

Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Kenley Jansen has been in the majors long enough to see a few iterations of change throughout the sport, including the grips of the baseballs he throws. Jansen on Sunday teed off on the slick baseballs following the team’s 5-4 win against the Los Angeles Angels in the series finale. He allowed one run on …

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Red Sox's $140 million man's injury woes continue; set to have likely season-ending surgery

A bad era for the Boston Red Sox continues to get worse. The Sox signed two-time Silver Slugger shortstop Trevor Story to a $140 million contract before the 2022 campaign – by the end of this year, he likely will have played less than a full season’s worth of games from 2022-2024 combined. After playing in just 94 games in …

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Tim Wakefield's daughter throws out first pitch in Red Sox's first home game since father's death

The Boston Red Sox played their first home game of the season on Tuesday, but it was somber. It was the team’s first game at Fenway Park since their former pitcher, Tim Wakefield, died of brain cancer. The knuckleballer died on Oct. 1, the final day of the 2023 season — less than five months later, his widow, Stacy, also …

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Ex-Red Sox president Larry Lucchino, who helped break 'Curse of the Bambino,' dead at 78

Larry Lucchino, the former president of the Boston Red Sox who helped break the “Curse of the Bambino,” has died, the team announced Tuesday. He was 78. The Red Sox posted about Lucchino’s death on X. “The Red Sox & the sports world have lost a giant,” the team said. “Larry was a visionary whose competitive spirit & strong will …

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Red Sox's Tyler O'Neill sets MLB record with home run vs. Mariners

Boston Red Sox outfielder Tyler O’Neill made history Thursday night against the Seattle Mariners as opening day was celebrated around baseball. O’Neill hit a home run on the first pitch he saw from Cody Bolton in the eighth inning to give Boston a 6-4 victory. It’s the fifth consecutive opening-day home run for O’Neill, breaking a mark held by Todd …

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