Vin Scully’s ability to paint beautiful pictures with his well-chosen words that makes him such a classic.
David Ortiz will take a .733 World Series batting average into Game 6 on Wednesday night against the St. Louis Cardinals. Only Billy Hatcher did better in a single series, .750 in 1990 for the Cincinnati Reds when they swept the Oakland Athletics.
The Boston Red Sox beat the St. Louis Cardinals after six innings Monday night, taking a 3-2 World Series lead.
Allen Craig’s wild trip over Boston third baseman Will Middlebrooks likely made for the most crazy, chaotic October finish of all-time.
World Series television ratings have risen by 21 percent. Game 3 received a 7.4 rating.
Unfortunately for the Red Sox, neither Saltalamacchia — nor anyone else tagged Allen Craig after he missed home.
Game 3 was highlighted by a contentious obstruction call. Umpire Jim Joyce had no doubts over the call.
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 on Saturday night and a 2-1 World Series lead.
“Well, we love playing here at Busch Stadium. Like I said, it’s a sea of red,” pitcher Joe Kelly said as the World Series shifts to St. Louis.
The St. Louis Cardinals have remained an elite franchise in the years following slugger Albert Pujols’ departure to the Los Angeles Angels.
Mike Napoli hit a three-run double in the first, and the Boston Red Sox took advantage of a reversed call by umpires and sloppy St. Louis fielding, as the Red Sox won the World Series opener 8-1 Wednesday night.
As a native New Yorker, I am allergic to all things New England — from the way they talk to Ben Affleck to our carpet-bagging mayor whose life’s work is banning soft drinks and arresting smokers in Central Park.
Jim Leyland announced Monday he is stepping down as manager of the Detroit Tigers after eight seasons that included three division titles and two trips to the World Series.
The Boston Red Sox are going back to the World Series for the third time in 10 seasons.
Carlos Beltran, Michael Wacha and the St. Louis Cardinals are going to the World Series — not even Clayton Kershaw could stop them this year.