| Nov 2, 2013
| 5:31 PM
One moment sums up the festivities in Boston on Saturday: Amid screams and cheering crowds dressed in red, the Red Sox's Jonny Gomes carefully placed the gilded World Series Trophy on the finish line of the Boston Marathon, and draped over it a "Boston...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:46 AM
The Boston Red Sox clinched the World Series title Wednesday night, with a 6-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals, putting a Fenway Park exclamation point on an extraordinary postseason.
From our West Coast perspective, the season can be perceived...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 4:41 PM
When the Detroit Tigers take the field Tuesday afternoon, check out their eyes. Expect blank faces, distant stares.
Their most important need going into Game 3 of the American League Championship Series may not be great pitching and hitting. It may be...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 6:51 PM
DETROIT — It took only one bad pitch from Justin Verlander to decide Game 3 of the American League Championship Series on Tuesday at Comerica Park.
But one was enough for Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli.
With Verlander continuing the...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 10:51 PM
ST. LOUIS — The Boston Red Sox supporting cast joined with the marquee efforts of Jon Lester and David Ortiz to move the Red Sox to within one victory of their third World Series title in the last 10 seasons as they defeated the St. Louis Cardinals,...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Why don't the Cubs make a push to get Joe Maddon from the Rays? I think he is, by far, the best manager in baseball and is personally worth 10 to 20 wins a year. He works mostly with young players in Tampa Bay, which obviously will be our core for the...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 4:21 PM
The Dodgers' expected signing of Cuban second baseman Alexander Guerrero puts a spotlight on the most anticipated free-agent saga of the coming off-season: Whither Robinson Cano?
This saga comes with a song: "Crown," the Jay-Z song that features this...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:08 PM
St. Louis Cardinals vs. Boston Red Sox
Game 1: Wednesday, 5 p.m.
St. Louis (Wainwright, 19-9, 2.94) at Boston (Lester, 15-8, 3.75)
Game 2: Thursday, 5 p.m
St. Louis (Wacha, 4-1, 2.78) at Boston (Lackey, 10-13, 3.52)
Game 3: Saturday,...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:41 AM
If it's getting difficult for you to sort out the plethora of postseason awards being handed out these days, join the club.
Last night, the Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Awards were announced. Don’t confuse them with the Gold Glove Awards,...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:42 PM
After a record-setting defensive season in 2013, the Orioles had to share this year's Wilson American League Defensive Team of the Year honors with the Kansas City Royals.
The Orioles set major league records with a .991 team fielding percentage,...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:52 PM
Orioles third baseman Manny Machado won the third annual Rawlings Platinum Glove Award for the American League, given to the league’s best overall defensive player and chosen from among this season’s nine AL Gold Glove winners.