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  • 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...
  • Doing right when no one is looking

    Several weeks ago, I wrote about professional baseball player Shane Victorino leaving his wallet on a chartered plane when he was traveling with the Boston Red Sox. Someone in Paris found the wallet and returned it. Victorino was asked if he was surprised...
  • David Ortiz, Shane Victorino get beards shaved off for charity

    World Series MVP David Ortiz needed encouragement to keep from shaving his beard this season. Boston Red Sox teammate Shane Victorino struggled just to grow his. Neither of them had a problem with ridding themselves of the facial hair Monday during a...
  • Joe Torre, Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa head latest Hall of Fame ballot

    What if the Hall of Fame held an induction ceremony and no one came? That was painfully close to the truth last July, after the Baseball Writers Assn. of America rejected all the players presented for election. There were three inductees, selected by...
  • Despite the teams' varied differences, Orioles could learn from Boston's blueprint for success

    Despite the teams' varied differences, Orioles could learn from Boston's blueprint for success
    For Orioles fans, the only thing more painful than watching an October without their favorite team this season was probably seeing the Red Sox win the World Series. And the fact that the Orioles won 11 games against Boston this year, most of any team, ...
  • Shane Victorino's wallet returned by honest person

    Last December, professional baseball player Shane Victorino signed a three-year, $39 million contract to play right field for the Boston Red Sox. After the Red Sox defeated the Tampa Bay Rays in the American League Division series in early October,...
  • Red Sox Success Helping A City Feel Great Again

    Red Sox Success Helping A City Feel Great Again
    BOSTON — "Don't worry about a thing," sings Bob Marley in the song that's become a Red Sox anthem for 2013. Really, what could be more fitting? Boston is in the World Series and Thursday was one of those beautiful blue sky Beantown days, when...
  • When did Red Sox Nation turn into Duck Dynasty?

    If you can remember all the way back to the Orioles' Kevin Millar era, you know that I enthusiastically supported the call from the clubhouse for the team’s ownership to relax its highly restrictive facial hair policy. I also grew up in the 60s...
  • Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists

    Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists
    In rebuilding the Orioles into a contender, manager Buck Showalter knew a greater priority needed to be placed on playing exceptional defense. Now, after a year during which the club set new standards for defensive excellence, the Orioles are being...
  • Chris Davis' 2-out, 2-run single in 12th inning lifts Orioles over Red Sox, 5-3

    Chris Davis' 2-out, 2-run single in 12th inning lifts Orioles over Red Sox, 5-3
    BOSTON — The Orioles' extra-inning battles in Boston last season helped build this franchise a new foundation of winning against the big, bad Red Sox. And this year's version of the Orioles never needed a victory at Fenway Park as badly as it did...
  • David Ortiz spurs Red Sox to 6-5 comeback victory over Tigers

    David Ortiz spurs Red Sox to 6-5 comeback victory over Tigers
    BOSTON — When Boston Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino strolls to the plate at Fenway Park, the public-address system blares the opening lyric to his walk-up song: "Don't worry about a thing …" The Red Sox faithful promptly finish the...