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  • ANTHONY RECKER ON THE MOVE AGAIN ...

     
    Anthony Recker is on the move again. The former Catasauqua star, traded in midseason from Oakland to the Chicago Cubs, has been claimed off waivers by the New York Mets. Recker was designated for assignment earlier this week when the Cubs claimed right...
  • Bill Plaschke: It's fun watching the Red Sox lose

     
    The Boston Red Sox are choking, and I’m loving it. Seven years after they broke an 86-year-old curse, I’m loving it that a different curse has seemingly returned. The Curse Of Those Who Forget Who They Were. Back in 2004,......
  • Red Sox on verge of greatest collpase in baseball history

     
    t’s the tale of two cities as the 2011 Major League baseball season comes down to a two-game shootout involving the Tampa Bay Rays and the Boston Red Sox. The teams are deadlocked in the scramble for the AL wild card....
  • Boston Red Sox September meltdown tribute

     
    Jon Lester gave a solemn one-word answer when a reporter asked the Boston Red Sox pitcher what he'll remember about this season; September....
  • Report: Terry Francona is out as Boston Red Sox manager

     
    Terry Francona met with Boston Red Sox management on Friday to discuss his future as manager, but the team said a decision has not been reached. Despite the statement, Francona told staff members on Thursday that he will not be returning as manager, a...
  • Where and when will Terry Francona manage next? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss the future of Terry Francona, who stepped down last week after eight seasons and two World Series titles as manager of the Boston Red Sox....
  • 2011 Chicago Cubs final grades

     
    Back in July, I posted my mid-season grades for the Cubs.  Now is the time for the final grades for the 2011 Chicago Cubs.   THE GOOD   Carlos Pena – The guy at first base finished with 28 HRs and 80 RBIs with a .225 batting average.  Back in July...
  • Chicago Cubs 2011 offseason to-do list

     
    Now that my final grades are recorded and out of the way, it's time to go through the Cubs To-Do List for the coming offseason.   1.  Hire a GM as soon as possible The Cubs have already formally requested to speak with Red Sox GM Theo Epstein. Also, the...
  • Francona to replace McCarver in Fox TV booth for first two games of ALCS

     
    This just came in on a release from Fox: MLB ON FOX lead analyst Tim McCarver will be unable to work ALCS Games 1 and 2 this weekend due what is expected to be a short-term medical issue. McCarver is having a minor heart-related procedure performed late...
  • Chapter 8: Birmingham

    Chapter 8: Birmingham
    So there Birmingham sat, minding its own business, content with what it was -- a major banking center, the rapid heartbeat of the state's obsession with University of Alabama football and a testament to what heat and humidity can do to otherwise...
  • Yankees Choose To Start AL Playoffs Wednesday

    Yankees Choose To Start AL Playoffs Wednesday
    The New York Yankees knew when they'd be playing before they knew who. Then after 12 innings of an AL Central tiebreaker, they learned it would be the Minnesota Twins. The Yankees could have waited until one hour after that game to pick when they...