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Caldwell-Pope throws it down with authority (0:19)
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Pablo Sandoval: No fue fácil para mí estar fuera del Clásico'

El antesalista venezolano de los Medias Rojas de Boston se encuentra listo para cumplir con las muchas espectativas sobre su regreso. Reloj

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley (Achilles) will sit for the 22nd time in 23 games on Sunday vs. Pistons. Celtics coach Brad Stevens told reporters in Detroit that Bradley could return any day now and Stevens is excited by his progress. Celtics are 14-7 without Bradley during this stretch.

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Gronk: Rehab going 'super well' (0:28)
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Bergeron's goals, Rask's save, gets Bruins the win (0:43)
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Harvard tops Brown, 77-58 - Via Ivy League (1:12)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

About that Pablo Sandoval bunt -- yes, bunt: "That was on his own," said John Farrell, who reiterated Red Sox have talked about bunting to beat shift. "And next at-bat, you see them back in 2-and-2 (alignment) on either side (of second base)." Sandoval also got a hit right-handed.

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Thomas gets his All-Star Game revenge (0:20)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

John Farrell often suggests that Dustin Pedroia wasn't keen on batting leadoff early in career. "I never didn't like it," said Pedroia, who hit well in Red Sox's leadoff spot last season and will stay atop order. "I don't know where that came from."

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Astros bench coach Alex Cora on how much Alex Bregman reminds him of Dustin Pedroia: "I see the same guy I saw in 2007 in spring training. Same attitude. That will to be great."

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Chris Sale will make his first Grapefruit League start for Red Sox on March 6 in West Palm Beach against the Houston Astros.

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Porcello, Price pushing each other to be great (1:37)
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Bradley Jr. explains the art of the outfield throw (1:58)