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Peter Abraham

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Recent articles by Peter:

The Red Sox may be down right now, but with expanded playoffs it’s too early to count them out

Boston took the field Saturday night in last place in the American League East but only 4½ games out of a playoff spot. → Read More

Latest blown umpire’s call against Kevin Plawecki, Red Sox was in a terrible spot

Home plate umpire Adam Beck called the Boston catcher out on strikes on a pitch that appeared outside the zone, more fodder for those who want to see non-humans calling the game. → Read More

Do you believe in superstition? Alex Cora shaved his beard, and the Red Sox bats came back to life

“If our hitting depends on my beard, we’re in big, big trouble,” the Red Sox manager said after his team snapped its losing streak on Tuesday. → Read More

Red Sox place pitcher Michael Wacha on 15-day IL with left side soreness after late Sunday scratch

Wacha was initially supposed to throw Sunday, then expected to pitch next weekend, but will be out until at least May 20. → Read More

Amazin’ resurgence by the Mets, with a little attention to detail from Buck Showalter

New York entered the weekend 19-9 under new manager Showalter, who's helped shift the tone in Queens. → Read More

Watch: David Ortiz visits the Baseball Hall of Fame for the first time

The plaque gallery made the deepest impression on Ortiz, as it does with most visitors. Watch his visit to the Hall and hear his thoughts about his upcoming induction. → Read More

Alex Cora can’t trust his bullpen, and the Red Sox are going nowhere fast without a fix

The Sox don’t have any late-inning relievers they can trust, and it sunk them again on Wednesday. → Read More

What does the future hold for Red Sox catcher Christian Vázquez?

Vázquez, the longest-tenured member of the organization, will be a free agent at the end of the season. → Read More

With Fenway Park dotted with All-Stars, Michael Wacha really shined as Red Sox blank Angels

Wacha worked into the sixth inning of a 4-0 victory against the Angels. → Read More

David Ortiz visits Hall of Fame ahead of induction in July

The former Red Sox slugger and three-time World Series champion is one of seven new Hall of Famers scheduled for induction July 24. → Read More

Inside the PitchCom device: Why Red Sox catchers finally decided to try it, and why they’re into it

The Yankees were early adopters of PitchCom. The Red Sox were less enthusiastic at first but started using it this past week. → Read More

Red Sox offense has zero life in shutout loss to wrap up series in Toronto

Boston had only four hits against Alek Manoah and two relievers, and an unearned run in the third inning was costly in dropping three out of four to the Blue Jays. → Read More

Tanner Houck will rejoin Red Sox in Baltimore, slated for Friday relief work

Houck and Kutter Crawford are ready to come off the restricted list after missing the Toronto series because of their vaccination status. → Read More

Alex Cora rejoins Red Sox in Toronto and is set to manage as series resumes

Cora tested positive for COVID-19 last Thursday and missed six games. The Sox were 1-5 under bench coach Will Venable. → Read More

With Nate Eovaldi only at 72 pitches, Red Sox follow script, go to bullpen, and Blue Jays crush it

After the Red Sox rallied to tie it, 2-2, Bo Bichette blasted a grand slam in the eighth inning. → Read More

Back-to-back painful losses to Rays show Red Sox in serious need of a kick-start

The Sox have scored 16 runs in their last seven games, hitting .217 with two home runs. That they’re only two games under .500 at 7-9 is a surprise. → Read More

Why the Blue Jays won’t be feeling sorry for teams that show up shorthanded to Toronto

The Jays know about actual disadvantages. The pandemic uprooted their franchise for much of the 2020 and ‘21 seasons. → Read More

Baseball Hall of Fame changes the election process for Era Committee candidates

Four committees will be consolidated to two, and the changes will impact the candidacies of former Red Sox players Dwight Evans and Luis Tiant. → Read More

Lockdown bullpen and Connor Wong’s late RBI help Red Sox scrape by Blue Jays

With the Sox' regular catchers on the COVID-19 IL, Wong's seventh-inning sacrifice fly was the difference for Boston on Tuesday. → Read More

Nick Pivetta, so reliable in 2021, has yet to find his groove for the Red Sox this season

The righthander has struggled through his first two starts this season, with an especially poor outing against Minnesota on April 15. → Read More