| Jul 5, 2014
| 4:03 PM
BOSTON – Fenway Park was emptied, cleaned and reopened in a matter of about an hour and a half for the nightcap of today’s Orioles doubleheader in Boston.
In between, right-hander Bud Norris threw a two-inning simulated game to test his...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 9:59 PM
Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. OAKLAND: Franchise with reputation for polishing young talent is only team that hasn’t used a rookie this season. (1)
2. MILWAUKEE: Marco Estrada has given...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:19 PM
BOSTON — A tense pitchers' duel didn't provide nearly as much suspense for the Cubs as a game-ending replay that validated their 2-1 win over the Red Sox.
"It was nerve-wracking, especially with Papi (David Ortiz) coming up," Anthony Rizzo said....
| Jun 20, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Are you an Orioles fan? What about an Orioles fan who enjoys team-related salsa with your chips? Or are you part of the even smaller subset that prefers to buy your team-related salsa in person, as opposed to over the scary Internet?
| Jul 6, 2014
| 7:16 PM
BOSTON -- With his team going deep into another extra-inning game at Fenway Park, Orioles manager Buck Showalter scanned the dugout and saw first baseman Chris Davis. His mind immediately went back to that 17-inning game in 2012 when he was forced to call...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:40 PM
BOSTON — A giant cutout photo of Chris Sale's head hung in the visitors' dugout at Fenway Park before the White Sox played the Red Sox on Wednesday night.
The game could have been about the White Sox showcasing their left-hander to secure him...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Is Mike Trout or Yasiel Puig the most popular ballplayer in Southern California?
Neither, at least based on jersey sales in the first half of the season. Clayton Kershaw beats them both -- and ranks third in Major League Baseball, behind Derek Jeter...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:27 AM
Anthony Rizzo's rising popularity is showing up not only in Final Vote ballots for the All-Star Game, but also in jersey sales.
The Cubs first baseman ranks 15th on Major League Baseball's list of jersey sales since opening day.
Heading into his...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Don't you think Robin Ventura over-managed a bit (against the Red Sox on Wednesday)? Chris Sale has owned Dustin Pedroia. Should have let him finish the inning. Somebody needs to write that. – Jeff S.
Honestly, I wasn’t surprised that...
| 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,...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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It's no secret Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz has a temper. You don't get the nickname Big Papi without having the machismo and girth to back it up.
But Ortiz went a little crazy during the Red Sox'...