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BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 19: Shane Victorino #18 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates with his teammates after hitting a grand slam home run against Jose Veras #31 of the Detroit Tigers in the seventh inning during Game Six of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 19, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Sox Top Tigers 5-2 In Game 6 Of ALCS, Advance To World Series

The Boston Red Sox are going back to the World Series for the third time in 10 seasons.

10/20/2013

Cardinals outfielder Carlos Beltran, right, celebrates with teammate David Freese during the third inning against the Dodgers in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on Oct. 18, 2013 in St Louis, Mo. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Cardinals Blast Dodgers In Game 6, Win 19th NL Pennant

Carlos Beltran, Michael Wacha and the St. Louis Cardinals are going to the World Series — not even Clayton Kershaw could stop them this year.

10/18/2013

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Keidel: House Of Cardinals; Is St. Louis America’s Team?

The New York Yankees are America’s team. Or are they? The Evil Empire just doesn’t feel so daunting anymore, winning just one title since the last year of the ’90s dynasty.

10/11/2013

The 2013 Postseason logo is seen on the field before Game 1 of the National League Division Series between the Atlanta Braves and the Los Angeles Dodgers.  (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: The World Series And The ‘Footballization’ Of Baseball

Theoretically, a team could play 20 postseason games before winning it all. Given all this, I wonder if the World Series has become anticlimactic. It takes so long just to reach the Fall Classic.

10/08/2013

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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

Mariano Rivera celebrates after earning his 500th career save against the New York Mets on June 28, 2009 at Citi Field. The Yankees defeated the Mets 4-2. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

1st RBI, Final Ring: Mariano Rivera Recalls 10 Defining Mo-ments — Part 4

On Wednesday, we looked at two of the most emotional nights at the old Yankee Stadium. Today we take a look at memories made in the first year of New York’s current baseball stadiums.

09/26/2013

Andy Pettitte (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Pettitte Not Worried He’ll End Streak Of 17 Seasons With Winning Record

Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte has never finished a season with a losing record in his 17-year playing career.

07/30/2013

Jeff Wilpon (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Joke’s On Us? Jeff Wilpon’s Quip Rubs Mets Fans The Wrong Way

Mets COO Jeff Wilpon had a gift for Mariano Rivera in one hand Tuesday and a white flag in the other.

05/29/2013

Terry Collins  (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images), Robinson Cano (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images), Josh Hamilton (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Evan Roberts’ 2013 MLB Season Preview And Predictions

It’s hilarious how everyone wants to claim the Yankees may finish in last or will be the new-age ’65 team. Meanwhile, in Queens…

03/26/2013

Derek Jeter (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keidel: Jeter’s Meter Drained; Will Yankees Captain Sniff Another World Series?

It’s quite likely that Derek Jeter won’t feel a Fall Classic under his feet again. And you need not be a Yankees fan to see how sad that is.

03/13/2013

Curt Schilling's Bloody Sock (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Curt Schilling’s ‘Bloody Sock’ To Be Sold Off; Expects At Least $100K

The bloody sock worn by Curt Schilling during the 2004 World Series is set to be sold off — a casualty of sorts of the high-profile collapse of the former Boston Red Sox pitcher’s video game company.

02/23/2013

Mike Piazza (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Steroids, Clemens Addressed In Mike Piazza’s Autobiography

Former All-Star catcher Mike Piazza addresses steroid rumors, his feud with Roger Clemens, his monster contract with the Mets and other topics in his soon-to-be released autobiography, “Long Shot.”

02/10/2013

Alex Rodriguez (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Keidel: No Apologies Left For Vanity-Driven A-Roid

Alex Rodriguez has become the disaster du jour — an endless loop of errors off-the-field that dwarf any gaffes on the diamond.

01/29/2013

Curtis Granderson (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Silverman: Tigers, Yankees Simply Not Worth The Price

If you are of a mind to make a futures bet, think twice about plunking your money down on next year’s World Series favorites.

10/30/2012

Bruce Bochy (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: What Do We Do Now That Baseball Season Is Over?

When Miguel Cabrera took strike three from Sergio Romo at Comerica Park on Sunday night, the World Series was completed. The National Pastime was immediately suspended, as happens every fall until pitchers and catchers return next spring. So now what?

10/29/2012

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