| Aug 10, 2014
| 12:45 AM
Albert Pujols led off with a home run to right-center in the bottom of the 19th inning to lift the Angels past the Red Sox 5-4 in a game that stretched into early Sunday morning in Anaheim, Calif.
The game lasted 6 hours, 31 minutes, the longest in...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 12:58 AM
The Angels were pressing at the plate, their team-wide funk extending to a third full week, so Mike Scioscia decided to ease his foot off the gas pedal Saturday. The manager canceled batting practice, a rarity before a night game, and instructed players...
| Aug 4, 2014
By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange
BOSTON — If the New York Yankees make it to the postseason in Derek Jeter's grand finale, they might be able to point to Sunday night as a key to their run.
New York came from behind three times and scored an 8-7...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:39 AM
BOSTON -- Junior Lake's snapping of his bat over his leg following one of his four strikeouts Monday night was overshadowed by Jake Arrieta's 7 2/3 innings of one-hit ball at Fenway Park.
Nevertheless, Lake is on the bench Tuesday night while in the...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 8:22 PM
PITTSBURGH -- Francisco Liriano had a difficult time throwing strikes. Yet with the way the Pittsburgh Pirates are playing, it didn't matter.
Liriano won his third straight start, first baseman Ike Davis hit a three-run home run and backup shortstop...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 9:07 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Clay Buchholz pitched effectively into the eighth inning and DHDavid Ortiz drove in his 99th run as the Boston Red Sox snapped a four-game losing streak with a 6-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday night.
| Sep 6, 2014
| 9:04 PM
BOSTON -- Boston scored in each of the first four innings to back another strong start by Clay Buchholz, and the Red Sox held on to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 on Saturday night at Fenway Park.
Left fielder Yoenis Cespedes and catcher Christian...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 8:26 PM
BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox, the defending World Series champions reduced to the role of spoiler, did just that to the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night.
The last-place Red Sox tied the score with three runs in the eighth inning, fell behind by two in...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 2:17 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Clay Buchholz won for the first time in six weeks and the rookies kept getting the job done on Sunday as the Boston Red Sox downed Tampa Bay Rays 3-0 atTropicana Field.
Buchholz allowed just three hits and struck out six to...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw will be making his third consecutive All-Star game appearance and Angels outfielder Mike Trout his second.
And rookie sensation Yasiel Puig of the Dodgers still has a chance of making his first.
Puig, who has played...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:08 PM
Even with a resurgent John Lackey starting Wednesday night in hopes of leading the Boston Red Sox to their first World Series-clinching victory at Fenway Park in 95 years, their bullpen could be crowded.
"They know the urgency," pitching coach Juan...