| Oct 23, 2014
| 6:36 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Boston bills Fenway Park as the "most beloved ballpark in baseball" while the Cubs marketed Wrigley Field this year as the "party of the century."
But if you're looking for a ballpark that actually helps its team win championships,...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 3:38 PM
The Red Sox re-signed right hander Koji Uehara to a two-year contract on Thursday.
The deal was reported by WEEI.com to be worth $18 million.
The 39-year-old reliever finished the 2014 season with 26 saves and a 2.52 ERA with eight walks and 80...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 3:38 PM
I wanted to start today's conversation by defining what turns a sports injury into a stupid sports injury. Turns out I'm not smart enough to do that, so I'll get around it the same way Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart did when he couldn't define...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 8:05 PM
PHOENIX — After grooming Ben Cherington replace him eventually with the Red Sox, Cubs President Theo Epstein goes head-to-head against his one-time protege for the first time since both interviewed Dale Sveum for their manager openings three years...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 9:31 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — When Giants reliever Hunter Strickland began jawing at catcher Salvador Perez in the sixth inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday night, the Royals knew they finally had arrived.
Up until then, they were just the...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 8:11 PM
The Kansas City Royals might have skipped the World Series for three decades, but they have an identity now. Ladies and gentlemen, the Royals Way: a lockdown bullpen, suffocating defense and speed to kill.
The Oakland Athletics have a way, the zig-when-...
| May 9, 2014
| 11:16 PM
AT THE PLATE: The Dodgers couldn't do much against Giants starter Madison Bumgarner, who limited them to four hits and a walk over eight innings. Bumgarner struck out eight. The only run he gave up came on a sixth-inning solo home run by Yasiel Puig.
| May 10, 2014
| 5:37 PM
It’s a sports thing -- speed kills. A desired trait in most any sport. The results are often pretty obvious, but sometimes there’s a ripple effect that is not immediately apparent.
The struggling Dodgers, almost desperate for a victory, were...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:59 PM
What’s up with the San Francisco Giants?
Lost in the euphoria of Clayton Kershaw’s no-hitter Wednesday was the fact that the 8-0 victory brought the Dodgers to within four games of the Giants in the National League West.
On June 8, the...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Not being able to watch Josh Beckett's no-hitter was bad enough, but for the most of Los Angeles to miss our homegrown hero's masterpiece is a disgrace.
As long as Dodgers pitchers keep throwing no-hitters this season,...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 10:35 PM
Dodgers first-round pick Grant Holmes reminds scouting director Logan White of possible future teammate Chad Billingsley and Giants rival Matt Cain.
“He’s a strong power guy,” White said in a conference call Thursday evening.