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Brayan Bello to make MLB debut for Red Sox vs. Rays

Highly touted pitching prospect Brayan Bello will make his major league debut for the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday when they host the Tampa Bay Rays in the finale of a three-game series.

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Rays vs. Red Sox Prediction and Odds for Wednesday, July 6 (Brayan Bello Debuts in Style)

The 45-36 Boston Red Sox send top pitching prospect Brayan Bello to the mound for the first time tonight at 7:10 PM EST as they host the 44-37 Tampa Bay Rays.

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The Red Seat Podcast: Here Comes Bello

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In this episode of the show we give you a preview of Bryan Bello’s major league debut and how excited you should be for him.

What a lovely day to be alive. The birds are chirping, the sun is sort of shining, and Brayan Bello is making his major league debut! On today’s show we get you caught up on what happened in the Cubs series, how the Rays series is going, and what is going on with the rotation.

The Red Sox rotation is...

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OTM Open Thread 7/6: It is Wednesday

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It’s Bello Day

Happy Wednesday! Nick Pivetta had his worst start in a while against the Tampa Bay Rays and they doubled up the Red Sox 8-4 last night, with a four-run sixth inning providing the difference. After the game, Hansel Robles was designated for assignment, clearing space for Brayan Bello to join the team! It might only be a spot start tonight (7:10 PM ET) but with Michael Wacha experieincing a dead arm and Sale, Eovaldi, and Whitlock all...

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Red Sox designate Hansel Robles for assignment

The Red Sox have designated veteran reliever Hansel Robles for assignment, according to Sean McAdam of the Boston Sports Journal. By designating Robles

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Mets sign former first-round pick Deven Marrero to minor-league deal

Deven Marrero, 31, is a former first-round pick of the Boston Red Sox.

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Red Sox to designate reliever Hansel Robles for assignment

Originally acquired from the Minnesota Twins at last summer’s deadline, Hansel Robles spent the past couple months of the 2021 season in Boston.

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Nick Pivetta gives up season-high 7 runs as Red Sox fall to Rays, 8-4

The Red Sox saw their mini two-game winning streak come to an end on a rainy Tuesday night with an 8-4 loss at the hands of the Rays at Fenway Park. Nick Pivetta, making his 17th start of the season for Boston, struggled for the first time in a a while.

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Derek Jeter billboard promoting documentary seen outside of Fenway Park

ESPN’s marketing department chose a very interesting location for a Derek Jeter billboard.

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Red Sox ‘hopeful’ that Michael Wacha (heavy arm) will be able to start against Yankees on Friday

The Red Sox are hopeful that Michael Wacha will be able to start against the Yankees on Friday night, manager Alex Cora told reporters (including MLB.com’s Ian Browne) prior to Tuesday’s contest with the Rays at Fenway Park.

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The Red Sox celebrated “Bobby Bonilla Day”

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With some old and new names

There’s one baseball holiday like no other: Bobby Bonilla Day. Because the New York Mets were, let’s say, not savvy investors, they cooked up up a scheme top pay Bobby Bonilla a little bit of money for a long time rather than $5.9 million for the year 2000. Yes, the year 2000. And every July 1 since 2011 (through 2035) the former Met gets a check for $1,193,248.20.

Thus a holiday was born.

But...

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Game 81 Gamethread: Rays at Red Sox

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This is half

Alex Verdugo and Rafael Devers get the night off. Can the Nick Pivetta hold down the fort against the Tampa Bay Rays?

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Red Sox top prospect Marcelo Mayer earns Carolina League Player of the Week honors

Top Red Sox prospect Marcelo Mayer has been named the Carolina League Player of the Week for the week of June 27 – July 3, Minor League Baseball announced on Tuesday.

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Red Sox’ Luis De La Rosa named Florida Complex League Pitcher of the Week

Red Sox pitching prospect Luis De La Rosa has been named the Florida Complex League Pitcher of the Week for the week of June 27 – July 3, Minor League Baseball announced on Tuesday.

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Rays vs. Red Sox prediction and odds for Tue., 7/5: Red Sox stay hot at home

We've got a pivotal AL East matchup in store as the Boston Red Sox host the Tampa Bay Rays. Both squads currently hold a wild card spot if the season ended today but are jockeying for playoff positioning.

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OTM Open Thread 7/5: It is Tuesday

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One down 13 to go

Happy Tuesday! The first game of the 14 game stretch exclusivley against the Tampa bay Rays and New York Yankees is in the books and the Red Sox are 1-0. Thirteen more! Well, that’s possibly a litte much to hope for. Tonight Nick Pivetta and Jeffery Springs face off at 7:10 PM ET. Talk about what you want and be good to one another.

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Rays face Red Sox pitching staff in disarray

The Boston Red Sox turn to a consistent man on the mound in Nick Pivetta as they continue a three-game series against the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night.

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Kutter Crawford, Red Sox hold Rays to two hits in shutout win

Kutter Crawford struck out a career-high eight batters in 5 1/3 two-hit, shutout innings and Trevor Story homered in the fourth to propel the Boston Red Sox to a 4-0 win over the visiting Tampa Bay Rays on Monday afternoon.

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Red Sox to promote top pitching prospect Brayan Bello on Wednesday

Bello is the consensus choice as the top pitcher in Boston’s farm system, and his big 2022 season has gotten him on the radar as one of the better young arms in the sport.

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Red Sox top pitching prospect Brayan Bello to make first career start on Wednesday

Brayan Bello has been informed that he will start for the Red Sox on Wednesday, per MassLive.com’s Katie Morrison. After Rich Hill suffered a left knee

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