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  • Umpires have been doing a terrific job in World Series

    Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis will be offering his analysis throughout the World Series. Ellis, 32, recently completed his second full season as a starter for the Dodgers by batting .333 in a National League division series against the Atlanta Braves and...
  • Cardinals don't blame Kolten Wong for World Series Game 4 loss

    Cardinals don't blame Kolten Wong for World Series Game 4 loss
    ST. LOUIS — Sunday night's bizarre ending necessitated a pep talk to rookie Kolten Wong from St. Louis Cardinals veterans. The chat was to make sure Wong didn't put the weight of the Cardinals' 4-2 loss to the Boston Red Sox in Game 4 of the World...
  • Victorino Brings 'Rejubilation' To Red Sox Nation

    Victorino Brings 'Rejubilation' To Red Sox Nation
    BOSTON — He pounded his chest twice as he rounded first base. He pounded his chest twice more after he rounded third and headed for home. Shane Victorino pounded his chest so hard Saturday night that he ripped the hearts out of the Detroit Tigers....
  • Sox Surprise: Unlikely But Deserving AL Champs

    Pat yourself on the back if you saw this coming. The Red Sox were an epic disappointment last year, finishing with 69 wins and 93 losses. They recalled the mediocre teams of yesteryear, when it was said that 25 players would take 25 cabs to the team's...
  • Buchholz's Status Unclear, But Farrell Says Righthander Will Start

    BOSTON — In a World Series with no real villains and without a bizarre story line that someone like, oh, Alex Rodriguez could provide, the intrigue over Clay Buchholz will have to do. "Right now [Buchholz] is scheduled to pitch on the weekend...
  • On This Night, Craig Breslow Wasn't The Smartest Player

    On This Night, Craig Breslow Wasn't The Smartest Player
    BOSTON — Right down to that "giant booger" on Jon Lester's glove, matters had been more than a little goofy through the first 15 innings of the 2013 World Series. We had some Cardinals minor league pitcher tweeting about Lester doctoring the...
  • Buchholz Has Chance To Change Fans' Perceptions Of Him

    Buchholz Has Chance To Change Fans' Perceptions Of Him
    ST. LOUIS — Clay Buchholz not only has a chance to win a vital World Series game on Sunday night, the lean Red Sox righthander also has the chance to forever change the way so many Red Sox fans view him. There is no pitching metric to put an exact...
  • Poll: Did World Series umpires make right call at end of Game 3?

    It appears we have another baseball controversy. Game 3 of the World Series on Saturday night was decided on a controversial call which allowed the St. Louis Cardinals to plate the winning run in the ninth inning of a 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox....
  • No Stranger Way To End A World Series Game

    No Stranger Way To End A World Series Game
    ST. LOUIS — They went down the line. Third base umpire Jim Joyce, crew chief John Hirschbeck, home plate umpire Dana DeMuth, each of them considered the question. Had they ever seen any game, let alone a World Series game, end on such a play?...
  • Sorry, Red Sox Fans: Obstruction Is Here To Stay

    Sorry, Red Sox Fans: Obstruction Is Here To Stay
    ST. LOUIS — After pandemonium had broken out late Saturday night, Jake Peavy, angry, frustrated, lashed out at home plate umpire Dana DeMuth. The Red Sox starting pitcher in an unforgettable third game of the 2013 World Series wondered how DeMuth...
  • Jonny Gomes May Not Have The Numbers, But He Has The Magic

    Jonny Gomes May Not Have The Numbers, But He Has The Magic
    ST. LOUIS — He doesn't pass most of the sabermetric tests. He had struggled mightily all postseason. He didn't have a single hit in the World Series. Until Shane Victorino was pulled from the starting lineup at the last minute because of lower-...