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MLB 5 Best And Worst Surprises From First Month

One full month of the MLB season is in the books, what are the biggest surprises?

05/13/2015

Mark Teixeira hits a two-run home run at Fenway Park on May 3, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Power And Pen On Display As Yankees Sweep Red Sox

Andrew Miller had a chance to seal New York’s sweep by retiring the bottom of the Red Sox order. A pair of walks and a fielding error later, he was facing Boston slugger David Ortiz with two outs and the bases loaded.

05/04/2015

BOSTON, MA - MAY 1:  Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees celebrates with  Joe Girardi #28 of the New York Yankees after hit his 660th career home run to tie Willie Mays during a game with Boston Red Sox in the 8th inning at Fenway Park May 1, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

A-Rod Ties Mays With 660, Yankees Edge Red Sox 3-2

Alex Rodriguez tied Willie Mays for fourth place in major league history with his 660th home run, breaking an 8th-inning tie with a pinch-hit shot that sent the New York Yankees to a 3-2 win.

05/01/2015

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Sweeny: CC Sabathia Needs To Turn Season Around Friday Night In Boston

If there’s a chance Sabathia can turn it around, it has to start on Friday night against a dangerous Red Sox lineup in their ballpark.

05/01/2015

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LISTEN: Roger Clemens Talks Striking Out 20 Batters, Says ‘Intimidating Is Winning’

On this episode of Robert Wulh’s Ipso Facto podcast, contentious former pitcher Roger Clemens talks about his career highlights, the steroids scandal and his unapologetically aggressive style of pitching.

04/29/2015

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2015 Boston Travel Guide

A guide to the best dining, lodging and attractions in Boston

04/17/2015

Masahiro Tanaka #19 of the New York Yankees pitches in the first inning against the Toronto Blue Jays during the game at Yankee Stadium on September 21, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Yankees Look To Avoid Sweep Vs. Red Sox

New York (1-4) was limited to five hits in an 8-4 loss Saturday after going 14 for 67 in a 6-5, 19-inning loss in Friday’s opener.

04/12/2015

Didi Gregorius #18 of the New York Yankees turns a double play on Daniel Nava #29 of the Boston Red Sox in the seventh inning at Yankee Stadium on April 11, 2015 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Hours After NY Marathon, Red Sox Run Over Yanks

Joe Kelly pitched one-hit ball for seven innings and the Boston Red Sox ran over the Yankees 8-4 Saturday, hours after winning their own New York City marathon.

04/11/2015

Xander Bogaerts #2 of the Boston Red Sox scores in the 19th inning as John Ryan Murphy #66 of the New York Yankees defends on April 10, 2015 at Yankee Stadium (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Red Sox Outlast Yankees In 7-Hour, 19-Inning Classic

After squandering leads in the ninth, 16th and 18th, Boston at last went ahead for good on a sacrifice fly by Mookie Betts.

04/11/2015

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David Ortiz: I ‘Never Knowingly Took Steroids,’ And I’m A Hall Of Famer

Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is certain on this point: “I never knowingly took any steroids.” And this, too: “I deserve to be in the Hall of Fame.”

03/27/2015

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Schmeelk: Yankees Made Big Mistake By Not Signing Yoan Moncada

Brian Cashman made a mistake on Monday, one that he might regret in a big way in a few years. Or Moncada might not pan out, and Cashman will look smart. But this was a risk worth taking.

02/24/2015

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Cuban Phenom Yoan Moncada Agrees To Deal With Red Sox

The Yankees were among the teams with serious interest in Moncada, 19, who is set to become one of baseball’s top infield prospects.

02/23/2015

Curt Schilling (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images), Jay Z (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images), David Wells (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Jay Z Mistakes Wells For Schilling, Asks About Bloody Sock

Jay Z made the Yankee hat more famous than a Yankee can. But his game still needs work.

02/19/2015

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Jon Lester Agrees To 6-Year, $155M Deal With Cubs

Lester’s contract, agreed to on the second day of baseball’s winter meetings, contains an option for 2021 that, if it becomes guaranteed, would make the deal worth $170 million over seven seasons.

12/10/2014

A tweeter reacts to a deleted tweet from the Boston Red Sox on November 24, 2014. (credit: Twitter via @the_CONN_man_)

Red Sox Delete Ill-Timed Tweet Following Ferguson Grand-Jury Decision

Red Sox fans cried foul over an innocuous tweet the team acknowledges was ill-timed — the second social media gaffe by a Boston pro sports team in as many weeks.

11/25/2014

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