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Bill Fischer, pitching coach who helped Red Sox win pennant, dies at 88

When the Red Sox hired John McNamara as manager in 1985, he asked his former pitching coach in Cincinnati, Bill Fischer, to join him. “On the fundamentals of pitching, he's one of the best I've ever come across,” McNamara told the Globe a year later when the Red Sox were on their way to the American

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MLB hot stove: Nathan Eovaldi reportedly drawing interest from long list of suitors

Nathan Eovaldi was one of the biggest stories of the postseason thanks to his heroics with the Boston Red Sox. Now, he stands to become one of the winter's headliners. Eovaldi's combination of recent performance, stuff and relative youth (he turns 29 in February) make him appealing. Add in that

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Dodgers' closer Kenley Jansen to undergo heart procedure, expected back by spring training

Remember when Los Angeles Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen missed nearly two weeks during the season due to an irregular heartbeat? Jansen has since been expected to undergo an offseason operation to correct the issue, and he'll have that procedure on Monday, Nov. 26. Thankfully, Jansen's operation

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Former Tigers TV voice, Josh Lewin, not a contender for Fox Sports Detroit opening

A one-time Tigers television play-by-play anchor is taking a new job in 2019, but it will not be in Detroit. Josh Lewin, who was Fox Sports Detroit's play-by-play regular from 1998-2001, last week departed his job as Mets radio voice and is expected within days to be announced to a similar post,

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