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Professional New England Sports Fan And aspiring journalist. Against bandwagoners and the pursuit of choking on the biggest stage. Read in for daily updates and blogs in Red Sox, Celtics, Patriots and Bruins news!

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Mookie, Sox 21 hits overpower Jays for sweep

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In what was the first series sweep of Toronto by the Red Sox since 2011, the finale was quite anticlimactic. The Sox went up against converted starter Joe ...
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Offense comes alive behind Sale as Sox take game 2 with Jays

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Chris Sale took the ball as the Red Sox took on the Blue Jays in game 2 of the three game set. Sale would provide another quality start ...
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Leon’s big day helps Red Sox start off homestand with win

Leon’s big day helps Red Sox start off homestand with win
Following a 4-4 road trip with series’ against the Phillies, Astros, and Royals, the Red Sox looked to start the home stand on a strong note. The Red ...
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Pedroia’s comes in the clutch, Red Sox walk off in game 1

Pedroia’s comes in the clutch, Red Sox walk off in game 1
In what was an up and down game from the start from the Red Sox. The teams smallest player ended up playing the largest piece in the end ...
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Big 7th inning boosts Red Sox to third straight win

Big 7th inning boosts Red Sox to third straight win
Following the high scoring affair in game one of the series with the Texas Rangers, the Red Sox offense looked to stay alive and break early struggles. There ...
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Sale continues to dominate, Sox take game 2

Sale continues to dominate, Sox take game 2
It has become must see television to watch Chris Sale pitch this season. In his time with the White Sox, he was told to dial back his pace ...
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Red Sox hold off Cubs in thriller to open series

Red Sox hold off Cubs in thriller to open series
In recent days, the Red Sox offense has struggled mightily. Yesterday was however the opposite in the opener of a three game series with the Chicago Cubs at ...
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Betts continues hot starts, Sox take finale from O’s

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In a game that happens 3 days ago, but feels like a distant memory, the Red Sox looked to take atleast one game from the first place Baltimore ...
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Betts’ heroics boost Sox over Jays in extras

Betts’ heroics boost Sox over Jays in extras
In his fourth start with the Red Sox, Chris Sale again was more than advertised. Sale dealt out 8 scoreless innings, 4 hits, while striking out 13 Blue ...
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After dropping opener, Sox take 3 of 4 from Rays

After dropping opener, Sox take 3 of 4 from Rays
To cap off the first series between the Rays and Red Sox this season, Steven Wright took the mound in hopes of redeeming his poor start last week ...
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Sale picks up first victory with Red Sox on Jackie Day

Sale picks up first victory with Red Sox on Jackie Day
In Chris Sale’s first 2 starts as a member of the Red Sox, he got little to no run support as he pitched 7 innings in each outing. ...
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Porcello struggles as Sox drop opener vs Rays

Porcello struggles as Sox drop opener vs Rays
Last years American League Cy Young winner, Rick Porcello after his opening day start, looking like he was ready to continue a consistent campaign leading into this season. ...
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Big 8th inning helps Sox over Bucs in makeup game

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To start the 2017 season, the Red Sox powerhouse offense of last season has struggled off starting pitching. Pittsburgh got a fairly solid outing out of Chad Kuhl ...
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Sales 7 strong innings not enough, Sox drop series with Tigers

Sales 7 strong innings not enough, Sox drop series with Tigers
In Chris Sales second start with the Boston Red Sox, he dazzled, like many expected. Sale threw 7 and a third innings, letting up 5 hits and allowing ...
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Will the young Red Sox crack under pressure?

Will the young Red Sox crack under pressure?
The 2017 MLB season is finally upon us. Last season, the Chicago Cubs broke a 108-year World Series curse. While the Red Sox, in David Ortiz’ final season, ...
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After winning 3 straight, have the Bruins fixed their problems?

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Last Tuesday the Boston Bruins fired head coach Claude Julien, a renowned coach who was praised for his defensive prowess. This was the first move that would ignite ...
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Bold predictions for the MLB Offseason

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MLB’s annual winter weekend is almost upon us and it marks the beginning of an even more rampant free agency and trade frenzy. The baseball word was almost set ...
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Breaking: Chris Sale traded to the Boston Red Sox

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BREAKING: Sale to #RedSox. Moncada, Kopech and two other prospects to #WhiteSox. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 6, 2016 In what’s has been an eventful day for the ...
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Why its time to panic about Aaron Rodgers and the Packers

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We are more than halfway through the NFL season and teams are starting to take shape as contenders or pretenders. The Green Bay Packers, one of the league’s ...
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Disappointment overshadows tough year for young Red Sox

Disappointment overshadows tough year for young Red Sox
Stars don’t always shine so bright on the biggest stages. This was clearly evident in the short span that was the Red Sox this postseason. Getting swept was ...
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Sox drop first 2, season now in jeopardy

Sox drop first 2, season now in jeopardy
Their is no place like home. The Red Sox will be glad they get to come back to Fenway Park to play game 3 as they were completely ...
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Boston Red Sox postseason Preview: ALDS

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The playoffs are finally upon us. Fans have long awaited to feel again the mantra of their team in the postseason. The cold October night as the background ...
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Despite sweep, Sox clinch AL East Crown

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In the wake of yet another loss to the rival Yankees, the Sox came in having clinched the American League East. What does this mean? The team already ...
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Frustration mounts for Price, Papi as Magic number is still 1

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Riding an 11 game win streak, it seems the Red Sox had a bad day to take a day off. The off day in between the Rays and ...
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11th straight win carries Sox into New York

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As the MLB season ticks down to its final 6 games of the year, playoff pictures become a little less foggy. That however does not apply to the ...
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