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  • AL East: No longer the surprise team, can the Tampa Bay Rays be the beasts of the East again?

    AMERICAN LEAGUE EAST BOSTON RED SOX (95-67, 2nd) MANAGER: Terry Francona (6th season) PAYROLL: $130 million X-FACTOR: If John Smoltz has one more comeback left in that Hall of Fame arm, he should make for quite a midseason addition. BEST CASE: Mike...
  • Before heading to the ballpark...

     
    I just hope I can find my way. It's been a while. I might have to stop and ask for directions.It's called Camden Yards, right?I freaked out this morning when I pulled back the curtains in my bedroom and saw a bright light. It momentarily blinded me......
  • Vladimir Guerrero leaves game in eighth inning after being hit by pitch

     
    Vladimir Guerrero remained in the game in the seventh inning after being hit in the rib cage by a tailing Takashi Saito fastball, and he eventually scored the first run of a four-run inning that gave the Angels a 7-5......
  • One big key: The on-base duel

     
    In the upcoming Angels-Red Sox managerial chess match between Mike Scioscia and Terry Francona, nothing will be as important as the on-base duel between the two teams. If you want to beat the Sox, you have to keep leadoff hitter......
  • Francona: These aren't the same Angels

     
    Most of the Boston players say they put little stock in the Red Sox???s past playoff domination of the Angels, pointing out that both teams have changed significantly since last fall. And Boston Manager Terry Francona joined that chorus Tuesday,......
  • My Five Biggest Questions of the Series

     
    If you're a baseball fan, you have to love this kind of playoff series, filled with drama, suspense and all kinds of intriguing subplots. Here are my five biggest questions heading into this latest Angels-Red Sox adventure: -- HOW MUCH......
  • Paul Byrd makes Red Sox roster, Rocco Baldelli doesn't

     
    Former Angel Paul Byrd won the 11th and final spot on the pitching staff and outfielder Brian Anderson will take Rocco Baldelli's spot on the bench for the American League Division Series, the Red Sox announced Thursday. Manager Terry Francona,......
  • They're only playoff opinions . . .

     
    They're only playoff opinions, but at least they're all mine: How come the Red Sox somehow managed to slide David Ortiz down in their lineup, and the Angels can't make themselves do the same thing with Vlad Guerrero? I'm just......
  • Red Sox Manager Terry Francona ill

     
    Boston Red Sox Manager Terry Francona apparently took ill with food poisoning shortly before Thursday's opening game of the American League Division Series with the Angels. Francona appeared well during a meeting with the media at about 4:30 p.m. but........
  • Give credit to Vlad and Fuentes

     
    They were the Angels' two biggest question marks coming into the postseason. But on a cool, sun-splashed Sunday in Boston, in maybe the biggest moments of their respective careers, Vlad Guerrero and Brian Fuentes turned the question marks into...
  • Red Sox approach: Been there, done that

     
    A team has lost the first two games and come back to win a league division series just four times -- but two of those four occasions featured the Red Sox, who climbed out of an 0-2 hole to beat......