Retired Yankees star Mariano Rivera is picking up another save in New York.
Jubilant Red Sox fans took to the streets around Fenway Park to cheer their team's World Series victory Wednesday night, the first time Boston has won baseball's fall classic at home in 95 years. Read more »
David Ortiz walked off with the World Series MVP prize Wednesday night, capping a dominant week in which he led the Boston Red Sox over St. Louis with a mix of power, patience and a most timely pep... Read more »
Generations of New Englanders are preparing. Practically no one alive can remember seeing such an event unfold: The Boston Red Sox could win a World Series title on the celebrated green grass at... Read more »
Michael Wacha had a funny way of preparing for his World Series start that's supposed to save the season for the St. Louis Cardinals. Read more »
Jon Lester pitched the Boston Red Sox within a whisker of yet another World Series championship. Read more »
ST. LOUIS — There's no telling how these wacky World Series games will end. One night after a rare obstruction call, Jonny Gomes hit a decisive homer when he wasn't even in the original... Read more »
Third baseman Will Middlebrooks tripped Allen Craig for a game-ending obstruction call on Jon Jay's ninth-inning grounder, giving the St. Louis Cardinals a bizarre 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox... Read more »
Michael Wacha and his Cardinals bullpen provided the power pitching. Carlos Beltran, injected with a painkiller, came through with a huge hit. And this time, it was the Red Sox who were tripped up... Read more »
Nearly a decade ago, the Boston Red Sox reversed The Curse. Read more »
Michael Wacha remembered passing Will Middlebrooks a few years ago back in Texarkana, the small northeast Texas city where they grew up. Read more »
Pitching coach Bryan Price was first on the Reds' list of manager candidates. Three hours of answering every question tossed his way ended their search rather quickly. Read more »
Lance Lynn squeezed through a door leading into the Green Monster, shimmied along a cramped space behind the famed left-field wall and peered out a tiny metal slot in the Fenway Park scoreboard. Read more »
David Ortiz missed nearly half of last year's disastrous Red Sox season with a heel injury. Then he was sidelined with it throughout spring training and the start of this season. Read more »
Walking back to his Fenway Park office after the traditional Patriots Day morning Red Sox game, Charles Steinberg saw the reports on TV that there had been explosions at the Boston Marathon finish... Read more »
The lessons begin in rookie ball. Read more »
A picture of Jim Leyland's face stared out from the video board at an empty Comerica Park, next to that familiar Olde English "D'' and a message that said simply: "Thank You Jim." Read more »
Rosters turn over so quickly these days, the St. Louis Cardinals used only seven players from their 2011 World Series roster in this year's NL championship series. Read more »
Koji Uehara wasn't Boston's first choice to be closer this season. Read more »
When Shane Victorino signed with the Boston Red Sox as a free agent in the offseason, they were coming off a last-place finish that was their worst in almost half a century. They had fired their... Read more »
Carlos Beltran and the Cardinals stunned Clayton Kershaw with a four-run third inning, rookie Michael Wacha was again magnificent on the mound and St. Louis advanced to its second World Series in... Read more »
It took the Dodgers five games to hit a home run in the NL championship series. Once Adrian Gonzalez powered up for the first one, their dormant offense broke loose. Read more »
Dustin Pedroia's untimely bobble and a pair of four-pitch walks by Jake Peavy cost the Boston Red Sox a chance to take control of the AL championship series. Read more »
John Lackey edged Justin Verlander in the latest duel of these pitching-rich playoffs, and Boston's bullpen shut down Detroit's big boppers with the game on the line to lift the Red Sox over the... Read more »
Thanks to two big swings and some excellent defense, the St. Louis Cardinals are one win from the World Series. Read more »
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