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  • On This Night, Craig Breslow Wasn't The Smartest Player

    On This Night, Craig Breslow Wasn't The Smartest Player
    BOSTON — Right down to that "giant booger" on Jon Lester's glove, matters had been more than a little goofy through the first 15 innings of the 2013 World Series. We had some Cardinals minor league pitcher tweeting about Lester doctoring the...
  • Angels' 9-5 win over Red Sox is a walk in the park ... kind of

    BOSTON -- The Angels took a walk on the wild side of Red Sox reliever Franklin Morales, using four free passes -- two with the bases loaded -- to break open a close game Saturday with four seventh-inning runs en route to a 9-5 victory in the first game of...
  • The Dodgers' A.J. Ellis breaks down the World Series matchups

    Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis will be offering his analysis throughout the World Series. Ellis, 32, recently completed his second full season as a starter for the Dodgers by batting .333 in a National League division series against the Atlanta Braves and...
  • Tigers' success gives Cabrera edge as MVP

    Tigers' success gives Cabrera edge as MVP
    Thank you, Miguel Cabrera. You too, Josh Hamilton. From someone who is voting for the American League Most Valuable Player award, it's really nice to have an easy choice when you write the first name on the ballot — or type it, actually, as the...
  • Red Sox are confident of World Series chances against Cardinals

    BOSTON — Jake Peavy hasn't forgotten the first words Jonny Gomes said to him on his first day in the Fenway Park home clubhouse after his trade from the Chicago White Sox. "I asked how Jonny was doing, and his quote to me was, 'Just a day closer...
  • Buchholz's Status Unclear, But Farrell Says Righthander Will Start

    BOSTON — In a World Series with no real villains and without a bizarre story line that someone like, oh, Alex Rodriguez could provide, the intrigue over Clay Buchholz will have to do. "Right now [Buchholz] is scheduled to pitch on the weekend...
  • Sox Surprise: Unlikely But Deserving AL Champs

    Pat yourself on the back if you saw this coming. The Red Sox were an epic disappointment last year, finishing with 69 wins and 93 losses. They recalled the mediocre teams of yesteryear, when it was said that 25 players would take 25 cabs to the team's...
  • Victorino Brings 'Rejubilation' To Red Sox Nation

    Victorino Brings 'Rejubilation' To Red Sox Nation
    BOSTON — He pounded his chest twice as he rounded first base. He pounded his chest twice more after he rounded third and headed for home. Shane Victorino pounded his chest so hard Saturday night that he ripped the hearts out of the Detroit Tigers....
  • The Beards Needed A Boost, And Ortiz Provides It

    The Beards Needed A Boost, And Ortiz Provides It
    BOSTON — All that stuff about Fear the Beard, and the hard truth is that through two chilly October nights at Fenway Park Anibal Sanchez and Max Scherzer had cut through the most productive lineup in baseball like Schick and Gillette. All that stuff...
  • Moving Company: Speedy Ellsbury, Victorino Set Tone For Sox

     Moving Company: Speedy Ellsbury, Victorino Set Tone For Sox
    BOSTON — One led the American League in stolen bases this season. The other led the American League in getting hit by pitches. Some have claimed, somewhat unfairly, certainly callously, that one does not play in pain. The other almost seems to...
  • Lackey Finally Gets Some Run Support In Game 2 Win

    Lackey Finally Gets Some Run Support In Game 2 Win
    BOSTON — Joe Maddon was the bench coach for the 2002 Angels when John Lackey became the first rookie pitcher to win a Game 7 of the World Series in 93 years. The Rays manager said Friday that he was always grateful to Lackey for the winner's share...
  • It Turns Into A Game Of Chants For Wil Myers

    It Turns Into A Game Of Chants For Wil Myers
    BOSTON — By 6:15 p.m., it was the favorite chant at Fenway Park, ahead of "So good! So good!" in the eighth-inning version of "Sweet Caroline." By 6:45 p.m., yeah, it clearly had become the favorite chant in all of Boston, ahead even of "love that...