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.
After a complete review of MLB Rule 7 and the obstruction definition under Rule 2, some interesting things have come to light. Also, further review of the play also adds an interesting dimension.
Unfortunately for the Red Sox, neither Saltalamacchia — nor anyone else tagged Allen Craig after he missed home.
Game 3 was highlighted by a contentious obstruction call. Umpire Jim Joyce had no doubts over the call.
The St. Louis Cardinals have remained an elite franchise in the years following slugger Albert Pujols’ departure to the Los Angeles Angels.
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.
If you’re fantasy baseball draft hasn’t happened already, it’s going to be happening soon. Here’s a look at the top five players at each position.
Putting a little sizzle on a pitch that dances like a butterfly before bending toward home plate, Dickey has been dominant this year. And he has cemented his place not only in Mets lore, but also in New York history.
The Mets have no money, but do they have no future?
R.A. Dickey became the first pitcher in the Majors to win 18 games this season and Ike Davis hit a three-run homer as the Mets topped the Cardinals, 6-2, on Wednesday.
In a season with two extra playoff teams and a great deal of parity, virtually every franchise has hope heading into the season’s second half. That’s why you should care about Tuesday’s Midsummer Classic.
The Mets expect the injury to take about six weeks to heal. Naturally, though, as is generally the case with sports injuries, the expected recovery time does not generally translate to a return to full competition.
Carlos Beltran was honest: Sometimes he misses New York — and sometimes he doesn’t. His return to the Big Apple turned into quite a night.
One of the most recent St. Louis hurlers to make a name for himself is Jaime Garcia, who will be counted on to carry a big load in his third Major League season.
Albert Pujols joined elite World Series company by hitting three home runs in a World Series game. Pujols equaled Babe Ruth and Reggie Jackson in the Cardinals’ 16-7 Game 3 victory over the Rangers.