The Red Sox take a 3-2 lead back to Boston. Here are five things you missed from game 5.
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.
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.
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.
The Yankees lost their second straight after a three-game winning streak and fell 2 1/2 games behind Tampa Bay for the AL’s second wild-card spot.
If the Yankees take two-of-three or better, it could be a head start to a strong second half. The Red Sox may feel good about the first half of their season, but reality is about to hit them in the face.
Raul Ibanez and the New York Yankees are quite fond of their position — leaving the chasing to the Birds.
“Are jobs riding on this? Not that I know of,” Steinbrenner told reporters outside the Yankees’ clubhouse on Monday. “Jobs are not riding on this. We’ll look at everything in the offseason, as we always do.”
When the teams start things off Tuesday night, the Yankees will be playing to stave off company atop the AL East. And if you don’t think the hapless Red Sox want to spoil it for New York, think again.
The Red Sox struggles have made life easier this season for the New York Yankees, but they have not made life better.
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.
Is it too early to panic Yankee fans? Steve Silverman believes the Yankees’ powerful lineup will carry them during the summer.
Neil Keefe trades emails with Mike Hurley of CBS Boston to find out just how bad things are in Boston with the Yankees arriving for a weekend series.
After leading the minor leagues with a 1.73 ERA in 2010, Brandon Beachy earned the Braves’ fifth starter role and pitched like an ace throughout the year.
Twenty-five years ago, Howard Beach became a racial flashpoint. On Monday, Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes reflected on the ramifications of the case.