• Red Sox's Alex Cora Praises Christian Arroyo's Latest Contribution

    11 days ago - By NESN

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    Boston Red Sox infielder Christian Arroyo continued to provide an impact on the field since his return from the injured list on Saturday against the Kansas City Royals .
    Arroyo, now seven games into his return following his injured list stint, went 3-for-4 on Saturday.
    Red Sox manager Alex Cora made expressed his appreciation for Arroyo's recent efforts, praising the 27-year-old during his postgame interview.
    “He's been great,” Cora said, as seen on NESN's postgame coverage. “Just staying with pitches, going the other way, fighting at-bats. Since he got back, he's made us...
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  • How Red Sox's Alex Cora Reacted To Another Video Review On Homer Vs. Royals

    How Red Sox's Alex Cora Reacted To Another Video Review On Homer Vs. Royals

    11 days ago - By NESN

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    Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora had a much better reaction to the latest review of a home run at Kauffman Stadium.
    Granted, this time the call went Cora and the Red Sox's way.
    After getting ejected from the series opener after Salvador Perez's controversial homer , Cora sat back and watched the umpires go to replay again on Saturday. This time it was for Alex Verdugo's solo shot to right-center in the top of the sixth inning, which came in Boston's 5-4 defeat to the Kansas City Royals, that needed a second look.
    The home run call on the field stood, as the umpires ruled...
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  • Red Sox Notes: Garrett Whitlock Laments Costly Pitch In Walk-Off Loss Vs. Royals

    Red Sox Notes: Garrett Whitlock Laments Costly Pitch In Walk-Off Loss Vs. Royals

    11 days ago - By NESN

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    The Boston Red Sox had to like the situation they were in Saturday night, needing just one more strike to force extra innings with their best reliever on the mound in Garrett Whitlock.
    Whitlock was cruising along too, but then things turned disastrous in a blink.
    The talent right-hander left a 3-2 change-up up in the zone and Kansas City Royals first baseman Nick Pratto made him pay, belting a walk-off solo shot to center field to hand the Red Sox a crushing 5-4 defeat at Kauffman Stadium.
    The usually even-keeled Whitlock let his frustrations be known after the game about...
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  • Red Sox's Alex Cora Credits Nathan Eovaldi Following Loss Vs. Royals

    Red Sox's Alex Cora Credits Nathan Eovaldi Following Loss Vs. Royals

    11 days ago - By NESN

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    The Boston Red Sox followed up a strong Friday win with a loss on Saturday against the Kansas City Royals on Saturday.
    Red Sox manager Alex Cora provided a positive outlook despite a bumpy outing from starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi, that saw the right-hander allow two home runs to Royals hitters.
    “Obviously they put pressure on him,” Cora said, as seen on NESN's postgame coverage. “They did the same thing with him last year, here. They put the ball in play, they got a lot of hits, but he gave us a chance to win. It didn't look great, but he gave us six and gave us a...
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  • Red Sox Wrap: Nick Pratto's Walk-Off Homer Takes Down Boston

    Red Sox Wrap: Nick Pratto's Walk-Off Homer Takes Down Boston

    11 days ago - By NESN

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    The Boston Red Sox suffered yet another walk-off loss as Nick Pratto's home run in the bottom of the ninth inning off Garrett Whitlock lifted the Kansas City Royals to a 5-4 victory on Saturday at Kauffman Stadium.
    With the defeat, the Red Sox fall to 54-55 while the Royals drop to 43-65.
    Check out the full box score here .
    ONE BIG TAKEAWAY
    Coming into this series against the lowly Royals, it looked like a great chance for the Red Sox to use it as an opportunity to catapult themselves forward to make a playoff push. But Boston hasn't taken advantage of the...
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  • Red Sox's Alex Verdugo Launches Game-Tying Home Run Vs. Royals

    Red Sox's Alex Verdugo Launches Game-Tying Home Run Vs. Royals

    11 days ago - By NESN

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    The Boston Red Sox needed a big hit in the middle innings Saturday night against the Kansas City Royals and Alex Verdugo delivered it.
    Verdugo got the top of the sixth inning started by launching a solo shot off of Royals left-handed pitcher Daniel Lynch to erase a one-run deficit and level the score at 4-4.
    Check out Verdugo's home run travel 419 feet and fly over the right-center field wall at Kauffman Stadium:
    A brand new ballgame, courtesy of Alex Verdugo! pic.twitter.com/6t6WCD0WJ7 - Red Sox August 7, 2022
    Verdugo's homer was subject to video review due to fan...
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  • Red Sox OF Jaylin Davis lays out for a ridiculous catch

    Red Sox OF Jaylin Davis lays out for a ridiculous catch

    11 days ago - By Fox Sports

    Boston Red Sox OF Jaylin Davis laid out to rob Michael Taylor of a base hit.
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  • Watch Red Sox's Jaylin Davis Make Incredible Diving Catch Vs. Royals

    11 days ago - By NESN

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    Jaylin Davis got the start in center field over Jarren Duran for the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night at Kauffman Stadium, and the 28-year-old outfielder didn't disappoint with his play at the position.
    Davis filled in and made one of the best catches on the season for the Red Sox in the bottom of the second inning when he completely robbed Kansas City Royals outfielder Michael Taylor of extra bases. Davis ranged far into the left-center field gap before leaving his feet with a full-extension dive and grabbing the ball just before it hit the turf to end the frame.
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  • Red Sox's Alex Cora Offers Latest Update On Michael Wacha

    Red Sox's Alex Cora Offers Latest Update On Michael Wacha

    11 days ago - By NESN

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    The Boston Red Sox still await a plethora of returns from veteran players on the injured list, including starting pitcher Michael Wacha, who is inching closer according to the latest update offered by manager Alex Cora on Saturday.
    Cora provided the latest on Wacha, as reported by Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe - telling reporters that the 10-year veteran pitcher is expected to make a second rehab start of Tuesday, likely in Double-A with the Portland Sea Dogs.
    During Wacha's latest rehab outing on Thursday, the right-hander took the mound for the Triple-A Worcester Red...
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