Will Middlebrooks

ANAHEIM, CA - JULY 03: Matt Adams #53 of the St. Louis Cardinals looks on prior to the start of the game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on July 3, 2013 in Anaheim, California.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Sleepers And Busts

CBS Local Sports breaks down potential sleepers and busts for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/13/2014

Matt Holliday #7 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates a hit with third-base coach Jose Oquendo #11. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Kallas: Lucky Oquendo And A Bad Game For Farrell, McCarver And Buck

Farrell’s biggest mistake was not appealing the final play of the game — Allen Craig never touched home — or, at a minimum, protesting the game.

10/28/2013

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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

Manager John Farrell of the Boston Red Sox argues an obstruction call with Home Plate Umpire Dana DeMuth (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

World Series Ratings Surge By 21 Percent

World Series television ratings have risen by 21 percent. Game 3 received a 7.4 rating.

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

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 26: Manager John Farrell #53 and Jarrod Saltalamacchia #39 of the Boston Red Sox argue an obstruction call with Home Plate Umpire Dana DeMuth #32 in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Three of the 2013 World Series at Busch Stadium on October 26, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri.

Five Things You Missed: World Series, Game 3

The Cardinals won game 3 on a controversial call. Here are five things you missed.

10/27/2013

Ichiro Suzuki #31 of the New York Yankees celebrates with Alfonso Soriano #12 after Susuzi scored the game winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning on a wild pitch. (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Yankees Win On Wild Pitch, Finally Snap Losing Streak

Ichiro Suzuki scored on Brandon Workman’s wild pitch with two outs in the ninth inning Sunday, and the Yankees overcame Mariano Rivera’s blown save.

09/08/2013

Ichiro Suzuki of the New York Yankees is dejected as he walks past catcher David Ross. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Silverman: Ghost-Busted Yankees Blow Opportunity In Wild Card Chase

The famous Yankee Stadium ghosts, responsible for so many Yankees wins over the Red Sox over the years, did not finish the job last night.

09/06/2013

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, top, jumps over the Red Sox’s Mike Napoli as he gets the force on a ball hit by Ryan Lavarnway during the fifth inning of the teams’ meeting at Yankee Stadium on Sept. 5, 2013. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Yankees Blow It In 9th, Suffer Demoralizing 10-Inning Loss To Red Sox

Shane Victorino lined a go-ahead single in the 10th inning that sent the Boston Red Sox past the New York Yankees 9-8 in a Thursday night thriller.

09/06/2013

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Red Sox Will Rely On Will Middlebrooks To Be Middle-Of-The-Order Bat

Will Middlebrooks has evolved from the glove-only third baseman he once was into a much more well-rounded player who presents a legitimate threat at the plate.

03/03/2013

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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Silverman: Calm Down … Yankees Poised To Make AL East Run

Is it too early to panic Yankee fans? Steve Silverman believes the Yankees’ powerful lineup will carry them during the summer.

WFAN–06/01/2012

Starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez #47 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on September 28, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Yankees Can Meet Oakland’s Price For Gio Gonzalez

The Yankees interest in Oakland Athletics’ All-Star lefty Gio Gonzalez appears to be rising and they have the prospects required to meet Billy Beane’s high demands.

WFAN–11/22/2011