MLB Advanced Media Head Defends Replay, Tweaks ESPN"It must be great to be perfect the way ESPN is," Bob Bowman said during a panel discussion at the MLB Diversity Business Summit.
Red Sox Manager Gripes About Replay After Loss To YankeesTwo weeks into the season, BoSox manager John Farrell has had about enough of baseball's expanded replay system. And, of course, it's all thanks to the Yankees.
Michael Pineda Insists He Had Dirt, Not Pine Tar, On Pitching HandDavid Ortiz looked at a cell phone photograph of Michael Pineda's right hand, one with a brown substance smeared across the palm. Pine tar or dirt? It may never be clear.
Boston Invades Bronx: Yankees' Ellsbury Set To Face Red Sox For First TimeJacoby Ellsbury will experience the Yankees-BoSox rivalry from a whole new perspective when he takes on his former team Thursday night.
Silverman: Bearded BoSox Provide Cashman With Roadmap For FutureThe Yankees need hard-working, healthy bodies; players who can get on base, field their positions and run the bases. That’s what it will take to get this team back in contention, along with help on the pitching front.
Dominant David Ortiz Named World Series MVPBig Papi walked off as the MVP after Boston won 6-1 Wednesday night in Game 6, capping a week in which he spurred the Red Sox with a mix of power, patience and a most timely pep talk.
No Longer A Failure, Farrell Has Guided Red Sox To A Tremendous TurnaroundRed Sox manager John Farrell says he tries to live out what his team has lived out this year and that's not to look back. He's one step away from a World Series title.
Red Sox Hope To Clinch First Title At Fenway Since 1918Ted Williams never did it. Not Carl Yastrzemski. Not Carlton Fisk. Not even Pedro Martinez and Curt Schilling, who ended The Curse nearly a decade ago.
Red Sox Slugger David Ortiz Is One Step Away From Third World Series TitleDavid Ortiz will take a .733 World Series batting average into Game 6 on Wednesday night against the St. Louis Cardinals. Only Billy Hatcher did better in a single series, .750 in 1990 for the Cincinnati Reds when they swept the Oakland Athletics.
Kallas: Obstruction Call Was Correct, But Should The Run Have Counted?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.
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.