| Jul 29, 2014
| 9:25 PM
BOSTON -- Jon Lester won't pitch for the Red Sox on Wednesday night. He might not be in a Boston uniform when the game begins.
Lester was scratched from his scheduled start in the series finale against the Blue Jays, manager John Farrell announced after...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 4:12 PM
NEW YORK -- A key ingredient to the Orioles’ formula for winning this season has been hitting home runs. They have relied on it more than any club in the major leagues.
But in their 9-5 victory over the New York Yankees on Wednesday afternoon, the...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:22 PM
This past March, my father sat on our living room couch in the spot he had always coveted when we watched games together in Madison; it was the perfect distance from the TV and the side table, and located between the room's two back speakers.
| Jul 31, 2014
FARMINGTON — Robert Arciero, a professor at the University of Connecticut Health Center, was recently named the 43rd president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.
When Arciero was young he said he was a frustrated baseball...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:37 PM
BOSTON — Shemar Williams doesn't remember his first surgery, but his parents can't forget it.
Shemar was 3 years old and suffering from severe scoliosis, which pushed his ribs too close to his lungs and threatened him with paralysis. To allow...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Derek Jeter is worth three times Mariano Rivera to New York Yankees fans.
Tickets for the Jeter’s Yankee Stadium regular-season finale Sept. 25 and tribute Sept. 7 are selling for triple what Rivera’s did last year, according to secondary...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 12:49 PM
BOSTON — It was barely a year ago when Anthony Ranaudo stood in the rear of the New Britain Stadium press box, stretched to his full 79 inches and smiled at a question he knew was coming.
"Yeah, I was definitely a Yankee fan growing up," Ranaudo...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 9:07 PM
BOSTON -- One of the criticisms of the Orioles this season is that they have trouble scoring consistently when they are not hitting home runs. And that trend may catch up with them in the postseason when they’ll be facing quality pitching every...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 8:23 PM
David Ortiz homered twice and tied a career high by driving in six runs as Boston rallied to take down Houston 10-7 Saturday in the third game of a four-game series at Fenway Park.
Daniel Nava had three hits and drove in two runs, while Yoenis...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Struggling slugger Josh Hamilton is not in the Angels lineup for Sunday’s series finale against the Texas Rangers in Globe Life Park, and Manager Mike Scioscia hedged when asked if Hamilton would return to the cleanup spot Monday night against the...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 7:20 PM
KEY MOMENT: The Angels were 62-2 when leading after eight innings before closer Huston Street gave up four consecutive singles in the bottom of the ninth inning, Mike Carp tying the score with a run-scoring single to center field and Adam Rosales giving...