| 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...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 2:27 PM
You can't really recount the history of Wrigley Field without darkness closing in — the darkness of legendary homers in the gloamin' as well as the darkness of curses and superstitions involving priests, ashes and farm animals. And what of the...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 5:03 PM
It's a good thing the people who draw up architectural renderings don't have to take a lie detector test.
Many renderings, like the ones the Cubs are using to press their case for more outfield signs at Wrigley Field, are carefully crafted pieces of...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 5:18 PM
BOSTON — White Sox manager Robin Ventura quipped this week that he questions Red Sox manager John Farrell's education for not picking left-hander Chris Sale for the American League All-Star team that he will be leading next week.
It was a joke...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:26 PM
BOSTON — A red and purple bruise colored the side of Conor Gilllaspie's right knee Tuesday afternoon, the result of the pitch that hit his leg and sidelined him Sunday and Monday.
The White Sox third baseman said from the visitors' clubhouse at...
| 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...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:42 PM
After the Red Sox put an exclamation point on one of the most compelling stories in baseball history last October, only champagne bottles were left to be collected in the home team clubhouse.
Before anyone is allowed to enter Fenway Park on Friday for...
| 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...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 4:30 PM
It is easy now to identify the most famous name from the baseball box score dated July 11, 1914.
However, one hundred summers ago at Boston's Fenway Park, the annotation "Ruth" was not historically significant.
The baby-faced pitcher, only months...