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Bedard’s Weekend Briefing 07.19.19: Chris Sale finally wins at Fenway (golf clap), crucial stretch beckons after Baltimore

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Good morning!

A few random thoughts while I wonder if Tiger's back will make it to the back nine on Friday ...

  • If you see Chris Sale walking around, make sure you slap him on the back and congratulate a pitcher making $30 million per season for winning his first home game in over a calendar year. Well done.
  • Just don't mention it was against the terrible Jays. Oh, and now the Red Sox get to beat up on the Orioles. Then the fun is over.
  • After three games at Fenway South, the Red Sox will face the Rays and Yankees for 14 straight games. That could be the season and the wild-card race in two weeks. Should be fun.
  • The Yankees just swept a doubleheader from the Rays and three-straight games. Red Sox are 10 back, two for the wild card.

Time to hit the links...


McAdam: When it comes to his fastball, Chris Sale discovers that less is more
BSJ Game Report: Red Sox 5, Blue Jays 0 – Sale back on game as Sox hit the road


Bedard: Patriots’ Injured Six could have major impact but expectations should be tempered


Danny Ainge reveals telling details on departures of Kyrie Irving and Al Horford
Celtics Notebook: Tacko Fall contract situation is uncertain, details on Daniel Theis’ deal
Javonte Green agrees to partially guaranteed deal with Celtics


Completed Q&A: Conor Ryan on Bruins/NHL offseason – 7.18.19


Sweeney: What Diego Fagundez did Wednesday night is what veteran leaders do




6 a.m.: British Open (Golf)
3 p.m.BSJ Live Q&A — Bedard on Patriots and anything else
7:05 p.m.: MLB — Red Sox at Orioles (NESN)


5 a.m.: British Open (Golf)
7 a.m.: British Open (NBC)
7:05 p.m.: MLB — Red Sox at Orioles (NESN)


4 a.m.: British Open (Golf)
7 a.m.: British Open (NBC)
1:05 p.m.: MLB — Red Sox at Orioles (NESN)
6 p.m.: MLS — Revolution at Cincinnati (NBCSN)

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