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2018 Schedule
108-54, 1st in AL East
Boone, Cora, Hinch open up on close friendship (3:02)
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Bradley, Sabathia traveling to London this week

Boston outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. and Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia are traveling to London this week, six months ahead of the two-game series between the teams in the British capital.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Alex Cora said his plan is to switch Mookie Betts and Andrew Benintendi in the lineup in 2019, with Benintendi moving to the leadoff spot and Betts batting second. Makes sense. Betts hit .325 and slugged .714 with runners in scoring position, but finished with "just" 80 RBIs since the bottom of the Boston lineup wasn't getting on base. This arrangement should offer him more RBI opportunities.

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19hRobert Sanchez

How Mookie Betts dominated in 2018

One magical at-bat showed how Mookie Betts -- No. 14 on ESPN the Magazine's list of the most dominant athletes of the year -- morphed into an MVP.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Nathan Eovaldi, on hand in Vegas to talk about his $68 million contract with the Red Sox, said "there were a lot of teams that reached out that wanted me to be a closer. A lot of teams wanted me to come out of the bullpen and others wanted me to do part time to save my arm." Eovaldi wanted to remain a starter.

Kurkjian 'not surprised' by Eovaldi's big payday with Red Sox (1:00)
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8d

Eovaldi gets biggest cheers in video premiere

The biggest cheers at the premiere of the Red Sox 2018 World Series video was free agent Nathan Eovaldi, who wasn't in attendance. Alex Cora said when Eovaldi threw 97 pitches in relief in Boston's Game 3 loss, he thought, "That was the moment."

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8d

Red Sox accept invitation to visit White House

The Red Sox have accepted an invitation to the White House. Manager Alex Cora says he'll be there despite voicing frustration over President Trump's comments on Puerto Rico. He says he respects the president and will use the visit for good.

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13d

Tix for Yanks-Red Sox in London cost $38-$493

Premium seats at London's Olympic Stadium will cost $493 for the games between the New York Yankees and World Series champion Boston Red Sox on June 29 and 30.

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14dDavid Schoenfield

Way-too-early 2019-20 MLB free-agent rankings

While this winter's crop searches for new homes, we look ahead to the big decisions that loom for some of the game's top stars -- Nolan Arenado, Chris Sale, Paul Goldschmidt and Gerrit Cole among them.

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Players vote Granderson Man of Year for 3rd time

Outfielder Curtis Granderson was voted Marvin Miller Man of the Year for the third time as part of the players' association's Players Choice Awards. Boston's J.D. Martinez was voted Player of the Year, with Mookie Betts and Christian Yelich also honored.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Here's a nice holiday bonus: Red Sox players were each rewarded $416,837.72 as the full postseason share for winning the World Series. Dodgers players settled for $262,027.49.

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Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs8761st
Batting Average.2681st
On Base Percentage.3391st
Slugging Percentage.4531st
Earned Run Average3.758th
Quality Starts85Tied-10th
WHIP1.259th
BAA.2378th