| Aug 26, 2012
| 2:40 PM
James Loney hit a tying single in his Boston debut and Jacoby Ellsbury drove in the go-ahead run as the revamped Red Sox bounced back from a nine-player trade and a 12-inning loss to beat the Kansas City Royals 8-6 on Sunday.
A day after he was the...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Daisuke Matsuzaka returned from the disabled list with his best start of the season and Cody Ross drove in three runs, leading the Boston Red Sox to a 5-1 win over the Kansas City Royals on Monday.
The Red Sox took three of four games in the wraparound...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 1:05 AM
HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL
Aberdeen Central vs. Mitchell, Golden Eagles Arena, 7 p.m.
Aberdeen Christian at Northwestern, 7 p.m.
Canby, Minn. at Sisseton
Cheyenne-Eagle Butte at Timber Lake
Edmunds Central vs. Potter County at Hoven...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 6:04 PM
Boston drama never ends
This one's not even close — the Red Sox are beyond dysfunctional.
Once considered baseball's model franchise after winning two titles in four years, the Red Sox are a mess. The team...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 8:41 PM
There was a time – really, name any year in the last half dozen seasons or so -- when the Orioles would travel to Fenway Parkand, if they didn’t get swept, it could be considered a small victory.
If anything has changed about these Orioles...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 4:57 AM
Wednesday wasWei-Yin Chen’s 11th start in the majors.
The 26-year-old Taiwanese lefty is still a rookie, still learning how to pitch in the major leagues.
But he’s also not a rookie. He’s pitched for years in Japan. He knows how to...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 6:55 PM
You think Dale Sveum and the Cubs have problems?
Based on the level of angst mixed with the clubhouse oxygen, as well as the urgency to wring out every possible victory while improving with both the lineup and the starting rotation, the situation...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 9:28 PM
Can a playoff team vote an opponent a playoff share?
Can it tip the schedule maker?
We might find out this season if the White Sox edge the Indians for the American League Central title or finish just ahead of the Orioles for one of the two wild-card...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 9:22 PM
And, no, the question isn't "What are two words the Cubs haven't said this season?''
A lot of us were having trouble figuring out how Theo Epstein should handle the awkward confluence of Anthony Rizzo, Bryan LaHair and Alfonso Soriano,...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 5:40 PM
Statistics through Sunday (last week's ranking)
1. Rangers (1): There have many issues, including a lack of production since early in the season from Michael Young and the highly regarded lineup, but a soft schedule has kept those issues from showing...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:51 PM
BOSTON — The Orioles arrived at Fenway Park on Friday focused on continuing their march toward the playoffs. The Boston Red Sox were waiting, their focus and motivation an open question after a season gone terribly awry.
So, what exactly is...