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Wednesday, December 01, 2021

Jackie Bradley, Jr. back to Boston in deal with Crew

In a somewhat stunning development, the Red Sox are getting their outfield wizard back.

Late Wednesday night, the Sox and Brewers agreed on a trade that brings Jackie Bradley Jr. back to Boston in exchange for power-hitting outfielder Hunter Renfroe.

In the deal, the Red Sox are also getting two Minor League infielders in David Hamilton and Alex Binelas, who were ranked 16th and 17th respectively among Brewers prospects by MLB Pipeline. Hamilton is a middle infielder while Binelas plays the corners.

Bradley is due $9.5 million in 2022 and has a $12 million mutual option for ’23 with an $8 million buyout.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: December 01, 2021 at 11:40 PM | 22 comment(s)
  Beats: brewers, hunter renfroe, jackie bradley, jr., red sox

Friday, September 10, 2021

MLB denies telling Red Sox to stop COVID testing following Hunter Renfroe’s comments

As the Red Sox tried desperately to keep a COVID-19 outbreak contained as best they could over the last few weeks, the MLB handed down a mystifying recommendation, according to outfielder Hunter Renfroe.

Renfroe, who appeared on WEEI’s Merloni and Fauria show Thursday following his heroic performance in Wednesday’s win over the Rays, said the league told the Red Sox to stop testing in the middle of their outbreak.

“The MLB basically told us to stop testing and just treat the symptoms,” Renfroe said. “And we’re like, ‘No, we’re going to figure out what’s going on and try to keep this thing under control.’”

The hosts called Renfroe’s attention back to his comments to confirm, which he did twice.

The MLB quickly denied Renfroe’s claims, telling The Boston Globe‘s Julian McWilliams on Thursday afternoon that the Red Sox outfielder “is completely wrong and inaccurate.”

 

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: September 10, 2021 at 11:05 PM | 41 comment(s)
  Beats: coronavirus, hunter renfroe, red sox

Thursday, September 09, 2021

Red Sox OF Hunter Renfroe delivers throw of the year to beat his old team

Hunter Renfroe was already having a career year. He added a career night on Wednesday.

The Boston Red Sox outfielder delivered the throw of the year — and possibly the decade — to seal a 2-1 win against his old team, the Tampa Bay Rays. There’s really nothing else to add until you see the throw.


From a step in front of the warning track in center all the way to third base in one hop. Poor Rays infielder Joey Wendle couldn’t have possible expected that to come after his fly ball got past center fielder Danny Santana.

That was not the extent of Renfroe’s contributions, as he was also the reason the Red Sox were ahead after crushing a two-run homer in the eighth inning.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: September 09, 2021 at 10:47 AM | 51 comment(s)
  Beats: hunter renfroe, red sox

 

 

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