Boston Red Sox
One full month of the MLB season is in the books, what are the biggest surprises?
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.
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.
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.
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.
A guide to the best dining, lodging and attractions in Boston
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.
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.
After squandering leads in the ninth, 16th and 18th, Boston at last went ahead for good on a sacrifice fly by Mookie Betts.
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.”
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.
The Yankees were among the teams with serious interest in Moncada, 19, who is set to become one of baseball’s top infield prospects.
Jay Z made the Yankee hat more famous than a Yankee can. But his game still needs work.
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.
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.