| Mar 11, 2015
| 2:43 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Philadelphia left-hander Cole Hamels allowed Jordy Mercer's two-run home run in the third inning and the Phillies rallied in the sixth to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Wednesday.
Making his second start of the spring,...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 6:10 PM
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Clay Buchholz started with one perfect inning and Boston Red Sox pitchers dominated the rest of the day in sweeping a pair of college teams, beating Northeastern 2-1 and edging Boston College 1-0 Tuesday.
| Feb 27, 2015
| 4:41 PM
Earl Lloyd, who made his NBA debut as the first black player in 1950, died Thursday at 86. He was with the Syracuse Nationals when they won the 1955 NBA title and was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2003. ... A few readers reminded me why I...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 11:37 AM
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Big Papi arrived at spring training with a weighty quip about new teammate Pablo Sandoval.
"My belly hasn't grown like Panda," David Ortiz said Tuesday, joking about new Boston Red Sox teammate Sandoval.
Ortiz, the final...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 1:47 PM
Alison Gordon became the first female beat writer in Major League Baseball when she began covering the Blue Jays for the Toronto Star in 1979. She was the first woman admitted to the Baseball Writers Association of America, and handled resistance in a...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 6:38 PM
Look beyond those massive snowbanks, past the forecast for the next winter storm, and focus on the trucks. Those glorious tractor-trailers will be packed with baseball equipment in Boston and New York before rolling south this week.
Spring training is...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 6:37 PM
MASHANTUCKET — With a hangover season in 2014 following a World Series crown in '13 — a second last-place finish in the AL East in three years — Red Sox ownership and management knew that most areas of the roster would need to be...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 6:45 PM
MASHANTUCKET — The Red Sox have been down this road before, the winter renovation road.
No franchise does the quick rebuild like they do, and the three championships between 2004 and 2013 illustrate their success, just as last-place finishes in...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 10:56 AM
SAN DIEGO — The Red Sox entered baseball's winter meetings in search of three starting pitchers. It appears they may have reached their goal.
Hours after acquiring one starting pitcher in Arizona's Wade Miley, the Boston Red Sox unloaded outfielder...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 8:57 PM
Stephen Drew drove in four runs against his former team Sunday night and Brett Gardner homered among three hits as the New York Yankees took the rubber match of the three-game series with an 8-7 victory over the Red Sox in Boston.
Chase Headley added...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 8:41 PM
By Matthew Carroll, The Sports Xchange
BOSTON — Derek Jeter was at peace with his decision.
The New York Yankees shortstop and future Hall of Famer was ready for his illustrious career to come to a close.
So the 40-year-old captain put the...