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Fans react after Red Sox slugger David Ortiz hits a two-run home run in the sixth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game 2 of the 2013 World Series at Fenway Park. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Red Sox Hope To Clinch First Title At Fenway Since 1918

Ted Williams never did it. Not Carl Yastrzemski. Not Carlton Fisk. Not even Pedro Martinez and Curt Schilling, who ended The Curse nearly a decade ago.

10/30/2013

David Ortiz (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Red Sox Slugger David Ortiz Is One Step Away From Third World Series Title

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.

10/29/2013

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 28: Jon Lester #31 of the Boston Red Sox pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Five of the 2013 World Series at Busch Stadium on October 28, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri.

Five Things You Missed: World Series, Game 5

The Red Sox take a 3-2 lead back to Boston. Here are five things you missed from game 5.

10/29/2013

Dustin Pedroia strikes out during Game 4 of the World Series. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

World Series Notebook: Red Sox Set Postseason Strikeout Record

ST. LOUIS (CBSNewYork/AP) — With at least one game remaining, the Red Sox hitters have already set a dubious record: Most postseason strikeouts. Not that they care after a 3-1 win put them within a […]

10/29/2013

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 27: Kolten Wong #16 of the St. Louis Cardinals reacts to being tagged out at first by Koji Uehara #19 of the Boston Red Sox in the ninth inning as Mike Napoli #12 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates winning Game Four of the 2013 World Series at Busch Stadium on October 27, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. The Red Sox defeated the Cardinals 4-2.

Five Things You Missed: World Series, Game 4

The Red Sox tied it up in another wild one. Here are five things you missed from game 4.

10/28/2013

Joe Kelly celebrates as Matt Adams of the St. Louis Cardinals rounds the bases. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Cardinals Feel They Have The Edge As World Series Shifts To St. Louis

“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.

10/26/2013

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 24: Pete Kozma #38 of the St. Louis Cardinals scores in the seventh inning against the Boston Red Sox during Game Two of the 2013 World Series at Fenway Park on October 24, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Five Things You Missed: World Series, Game 2

The Cardinals tied it up in game 2 of the 2013 World Series. Here are five things you missed.

10/25/2013

Carlos Beltran (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Carlos Beltran Injured Early In World Series Debut

Carlos Beltran waited 16 years to make it to the World Series. He lasted a little more than an inning.

10/24/2013

Carlos Beltran #3 of the St. Louis Cardinals answers questions during 2013 World Series Media Day at Fenway Park on October 22, 2013. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Silverman: Fixing The World Series Must Be MLB’s Priority

It seems that the World Series has shrunk and shriveled over the years to the point where it is a folksy little event to all except those associated with the two teams participating.

10/23/2013

Adam Wainwright #50 of the St. Louis Cardinals answers questions during 2013 World Series Media Day at Fenway Park on October 22, 2013. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

It’s On! 5 Things To Know About The Red Sox-Cardinals World Series

Weather permitting, the World Series is set to start Wednesday night at Fenway Park with the Boston Red Sox hosting the St. Louis Cardinals.

10/23/2013

David Ortiz walks up to the on-deck circle at the Mets' Citi Field in April 2009. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Report: Mets Passed On Easy-Peasy David Ortiz Trade In 2002

Mets fans have long been lamenting the one who got away. Add Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz to that list.

10/18/2013

Mariano Rivera after his final career appearance on Sept. 26, 2013. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mariano Rivera Admits Having ‘No Desire’ Near Season’s End

His comments were captured on video for the upcoming documentary “Being: Mariano Rivera,” a 90-minute behind-the-scenes feature on the future first-ballot Hall of Famer’s final season with the Yankees.

10/16/2013

Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Miguel Cabrera Leads Tigers Into Exciting ALCS Versus Big Papi’s Red Sox

The Detroit Tigers and Boston Red Sox have never previously met in the playoffs. Both teams are led by super sluggers in Miguel Cabrera and David Ortiz.

10/12/2013

The Red Sox’s Stephen Drew hits an RBI single against the Rays during Game 1 of the American League Division Series at Fenway Park on Oct. 4, 2013. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Red Sox Bring The Pain In Game 1, Blast Rays

One ball fell between two outfielders. Another took a bad hop off the Green Monster standings. One batter reached safely on a dropped third strike and another when the pitcher was slow to cover first.

10/04/2013

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Sports Verdict: Which Team Will Win The World Series? Dodgers Vs. Red Sox

With the Red Sox and Dodgers both finishing the season atop their division with 90+ wins, which of these two has the best chance to finish the season as champions?

09/26/2013

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