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Alex Cora thrown out of Red Sox vs. Royals after odd home-run call

Red Sox manager Alex Cora had his night cut short in Thursday’s game against the Royals after an odd home-run call. With the Red Sox trailing 4-3 in the bottom of the seventh and two Royals runners on base, catcher Salvador Pérez hit a screaming line drive down the left-field line. The ball bounced off an ambiguous part of the foul pole and caromed into left field.

Red Sox manager Alex Cora tossed from game amid ‘very calm’ discussion

Red Sox manager Alex Cora seemed to be calm, cool and collected as he discussed a bizarre home run call with home plate umpire Bill Welke. Then, out of nowhere, he was thrown out of the game.  The Red Sox were challenging a home run after Salvador Pérez scorched a 110 mph line drive down the left-field line. The ball ricocheted off an extension piece of the foul pole just near the bottom of the wall and darted into center field, but the umpires ruled it a long ball despite some confusion. Cora appeared to feel differently, and strolled out to...
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Alex Cora weighs in on Chaim Bloom's puzzling trade deadline moves

What's the endgame for Chaim Bloom and the Boston Red Sox?. That's what many were wondering as they watched Bloom straddle the line between buying and selling ahead of Tuesday's MLB trade deadline. The Red Sox' chief baseball officer dealt starting catcher Christian Vazquez to the Houston Astros for a pair of prospects in a move that appeared to signal "sell," but then turned around and acquired outfielder Tommy Pham, catcher Reese McGuire and first baseman Eric Hosmer, who addresses one of the team's most glaring needs.

Murray: Alex Cora deserves a portion of the Red Sox blame pie

Though the Red Sox have struggled during the 2022 season, many have been reluctant to give manager Alex Cora a portion of the blame for the struggles. On Friday’s Felger and Mazz program, Jim Murray finally caved and gave a piece of the blame pie to Cora. Transcript:. Jim...