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Rare World Series Obstruction Call Captures Nationwide Attention

Allen Craig’s wild trip over Boston third baseman Will Middlebrooks likely made for the most crazy, chaotic October finish of all-time.

10/27/2013

Home plate umpire Dana DeMuth calls Allen Craig #21 of the St. Louis Cardinals safe at home against Jarrod Saltalamacchia #39 of the Boston Red Sox as Dustin Pedroia and #15 Koji Uehara #19 of the Boston Red Sox react in the ninth inning. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Kallas: In Game 3, Allen Craig Never Touched Home!

Unfortunately for the Red Sox, neither Saltalamacchia — nor anyone else tagged Allen Craig after he missed home.

10/27/2013

Umpire Jim Joyce participates in a news conference regarding the obstruction call.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Umpire Jim Joyce Had No Doubts Over Controversial Call In Game 3

Game 3 was highlighted by a contentious obstruction call. Umpire Jim Joyce had no doubts over the call.

10/27/2013

John Lackey #41 of the Boston Red Sox is pulled from the game in the seventh inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game 2 of the 2013 World Series. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Kallas: What Happened To The Red Sox In The 7th Inning Of Game 2?

In Game 2 of the 2013 World Series, the Red Sox took a page out of the Cardinals’ defensive Game 1 nightmare and allowed the Cardinals to get out of Boston with a split.

10/25/2013

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

Dustin Pedroia (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Kallas: Analyzing DP In Game 6 Of ALCS (And What McCarver Really Missed)

Watch the replay and draw your own conclusions with your own eyes. There’s plenty to see. You can learn a lot about baseball and the nuances of baseball by watching this play.

10/21/2013

Boston’s Jarrod Saltalamacchia, right, watches his grand slam home run in the seventh inning against the Yankees on Sept. 13, 2013 at Fenway Park. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

BoSox’s Saltalamacchia Ruins Impressive Yankees’ Comeback

Jarrod Saltalamacchia hit a tiebreaking grand slam in the seventh inning, lifting the Boston Red Sox over the New York Yankees 8-4 Friday night.

09/13/2013

Josh Beckett (Photo by Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

Silverman: Rival Red Sox Pose Relatively No Threat To Yankees This Season

The Red Sox don’t mesh together anymore, and when they face the better teams in baseball — such as the rival Yankees — they simply don’t have enough to compete.

07/05/2012

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Homer, Clap, Plunk: Francisco Cervelli Puts His Stamp On Heated Yankees-Red Sox Rivalry

Red Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia insists Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli wasn’t hit on purpose — but it sure did look like he was.

WFAN–08/31/2011