| Sep 12, 2014
| 9:06 PM
PITTSBURGH — Baseball's awards races are winding down, and the Baseball Writers Association of America has some difficult choices to make in the four voting categories for each league.
Mike Trout, Clayton Kershaw and Jose Abreu appear to be shoo-...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 7:56 PM
By Ken Powtak, The Sports Xchange
BOSTON -- Alejandro De Aza hit two homers and drove three runs, Adam Jones added a solo homer, and the surging Baltimore Orioles earned a 4-1 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.
It was the 10th win in 13 games...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 2:20 PM
BOSTON — The hardest part for Matt Barnes was getting up off the bullpen bench to begin warming up. This was it. His moment had arrived.
"Once I got out into the game, I wasn't nervous at all," Barnes said. "The first few throws in the pen were the...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 8:26 PM
BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox, the defending World Series champions reduced to the role of spoiler, did just that to the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night.
The last-place Red Sox tied the score with three runs in the eighth inning, fell behind by two in...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 3:15 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- DH Daniel Nava hit a grand slam and Joe Kelly settled down after the third inning as the Boston Red Sox topped the wobbling Kansas City Royals 8-4 on Sunday afternoon.
Xander Bogaerts contributed three hits, including a three-run...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 8:44 PM
BOSTON -- Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez is continuing to show he deserves a postseason start while his team has seized its biggest lead in the American League East in 35 years.
Yes, 35 years -- before any member of the Orioles' current active...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 11:39 AM
Major League Baseball proved on Friday that it can turn on a dime when it recognizes that a rule needs to changed. After much national gnashing of teeth over the revised "transfer rule," MLB announced that it is going back to the old definition of what...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:20 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Alexei Ramirez was honored to share a Kodak moment with Derek Jeter in the final All-Star Game of the Yankees’ great.
The White Sox shortstop was called upon to replace Jeter in the fourth inning after Jeter came out to his...
| 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...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:06 AM
BOSTON – There were a lot of champions at Fenway Park on Tuesday. And if there is one thing one champion can appreciate, it's another.
"Attitude, man, attitude," said David Ortiz, the Red Sox's World Series MVP and legendary clutch performer....
| Apr 24, 2014
| 5:44 AM
If you were waiting for Chris Davis' home run to land before you got on with your business last night, you might have missed a lot. That’s why blogger/reporter Jon Meoli writes the Coffee Companion --where every morning, Monday through Friday, he'll...