Ortiz is beloved in Boston. Alex Rodriguez is hated … well, just about everywhere it would seem. Is there a double standard? If you look closely, it’s easy to see the differences.
Big Papi walked off as the MVP after Boston won 6-1 Wednesday night in Game 6, capping a week in which he spurred the Red Sox with a mix of power, patience and a most timely pep talk.
Jerry Recco got after it this morning while delivering his first update, beginning with the Red Sox’s Game 6 triumph over the Cardinals to win their third World Series in the last 10 years.
If A-Rod, Bonds, Sosa, etc., are banned from baseball’s Hall of Fame, then Papi, no matter how Big, should share their cell — says Jason Keidel.
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.
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 Red Sox take a 3-2 lead back to Boston. Here are five things you missed from game 5.
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 […]
The Red Sox tied it up in another wild one. Here are five things you missed from game 4.
“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 Cardinals tied it up in game 2 of the 2013 World Series. Here are five things you missed.
Carlos Beltran waited 16 years to make it to the World Series. He lasted a little more than an inning.
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.
Weather permitting, the World Series is set to start Wednesday night at Fenway Park with the Boston Red Sox hosting the St. Louis Cardinals.
Mets fans have long been lamenting the one who got away. Add Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz to that list.