| Sep 16, 2013
| 8:26 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Before Monday's game against the Miami Marlins, players were walking around the Phillies clubhouse wearing T-shirts with a picture of Cliff Lee on it and a caption that said, "But I'm different."
What Lee did Monday in the Phillies'...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Ichiro Suzuki approaches a milestone that probably only two other baseball players, living or dead, have reached. He needs three more hits to reach 4,000, and you can't help but be impressed.
While it's unclear exactly how many hits some warriors...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 5:35 PM
PHILADELPHIA — It was 9 a.m. on Day 1 of spring training, a day often filled with moaning and groaning about the long weeks ahead that would be packed with monotonous fielding practice, sprints and base running 101.
It took only minutes for Jim...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 6:25 PM
Maybe Ryan Braun will turn over a new leaf now, like Mark McGwire suggested he would when he told that congressional subcommittee that he would talk to kids about steroids, even if he wouldn't admit using them. Until further notice, however, it's hard...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 7:55 PM
When they were working the system in Boston, Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer accumulated 16 additional picks in the first three rounds of the draft over a nine-year run. That helped greatly in building a Red Sox farm system that Curt Schilling called "a player...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 2:20 PM
A.J. Pierzynski had one of the great quotes of the season.
"He had all seven of his pitches working,'' said Pierzynski, who jumped from the White Sox to the Rangers last winter.
Pierzynski wasn't kidding. The catcher was giving an honest account of Yu...
| Jun 11, 2008
Curt Schilling is gutless.
He sits courtside in Boston for Game 2, eavesdropping on the Lakers' bench – and how would he like someone listening to what they have to say in the Red Sox dugout, and then makes it appear on his blog, "38 Pitches," that...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 1:33 PM
Credit the Cubs for keeping Jamie Moyer in uniform.
He tried the game once as a spectator, and he didn't like it.
"One time I went to Wrigley Field for a playoff game and sat in the seats with the fans,'' Moyer said. "It was strange. I thought I was...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 7:50 PM
Many great ideas have sprung from our town since Adriaen Block arrived on the Connecticut River in 1614. Larry Lucchino's idea to bring Ben Cherington along to meet Bobby Valentine at the Hartford Club last Nov. 3 wasn't one of them.
It was, let New...
| Oct 21, 2012
Curt Schilling was saying the other day on ESPN that he has seen thousands of players sign baseballs with their telephone number and toss them to pretty women in the stands.
I believe him. I believe this, too. There's only one player who would do it in...
| Aug 26, 2012
There's only one thing to ask about what Larry Lucchino and the Red Sox front office have done to Theo Epstein's legacy in Boston:
Does he have to give back the two World Series rings?
Have you ever seen an airplane drop down low from the clouds and...