2012-03-27T13:55:35.968-04:00Red Sox are getting ready to try again but with a new manager this year. Bobby Valentine is the new skipper for the 2012 Red Sox and has had a very competitive and serious approach to spring training so far. This could be a new Red Sox team that is eager to win. It will be nice to see a more serious and competitive team on the field this year... after all, it's the 100 year anniversary of
2011-09-09T13:50:40.659-04:00Results of the day for the American League of Professional Baseball: Thursday, September 8 Baltimore Orioles 5 New York Yankees 4/10En. Toronto Blue Jays 7 Red Sox 4 Boston Chicago White Sox 8 Cleveland Indians 1 Seattle Marineros 4 Kansas City Reales 1 Friday, September 9 Detroit Tigers - Minnesota twins 7:05 Toronto Blue Jays - Baltimore Orioles 7:07 Tampa Bay Rays - Boston Red Sox 7:10 Texas
2011-08-29T10:10:33.707-04:00There was doubt whether Derek Jeter would play his 2,403rd game for the Yankees on Monday -- not that the captain is particularly counting. Jeter played down the significance of his latest franchise milestone as he passed Mickey Mantle's games record with his 2,402nd outing for the Bronx Bombers in the first game of Sunday's day-night doubleheader in Baltimore. "I don't even think
2011-08-26T11:19:31.226-04:00And that’s just what Baltimore Orioles infielder Robert Andino did last night at Target Field, shagging Justin Morneau’s high floater into foul territory and snagging it with his glove-less right hand during Baltimore’s 6-1 trump over the hapless Twinkies. A spectacular play, to be sure, but what I like most about it is Andino’s style, his flair for the dramatic, all the while flying in
2011-08-22T10:07:55.939-04:00JANIE McCAULEY The pilot of the Toronto Blue Jays John Farrell had such confidence in his starter Luis Perez who left the mound to get out of the quagmire slam in which he got, despite that victory depended on it. The Dominican 26 years took over the task calmly, as if he had done many times. Perez pitched six innings Sunday in his brilliant first major league start and, along with Casey
2011-08-19T09:39:58.911-04:00Jorge Jacobo struck out 12 batters, and the team from Mexico on Thursday inaugurated the Little League World Series with a 3-0 win over Kaohsiung in Taiwan. The right of 12 years launched a pitching gem and struck out the last five batters he faced. This is the first time a team from Taiwan is bleached in 55 games that representatives of the island have played in the series. The Mexican
2011-08-15T10:32:54.237-04:00The series of Major League weekend left Jose Bautista and Albert Pujols home run leaders in their respective leagues to become the stars of the day. The power of the American bats were present and shone again in the majors, allowing Bautista to regain the lead in the AL and helping Pujols to premiere the first in that paragraph in the NL. Bautista returned power to his bat and hit the full
2011-08-08T09:48:47.516-04:00Josh Reddick hit the victory RBI single in the tenth inning and the Boston Red Sox beat the Yankees 3-2 to regain the lead in their division. With their second straight win, the Red Sox return to sole lead in the Eastern Division of the American League with a game lead over the Yankees, who lost for the second consecutive game. The victory also allowed the Red Sox win the series this season
2011-08-01T11:20:35.763-04:00Former baseball player Roberto Alomar gives a speech to the audience of the Rogers Centre during the ceremony to withdraw his number (12) before the game between the Texas Rangers and Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday, July 31, 2011 in Toronto. Escorted by two members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and flattered by the applause, the former baseball player Roberto Alomar went to
2011-07-29T09:08:40.752-04:00The Major League Baseball and put on sackcloth world to know the death of former Japanese star pitcher Hideki Irabu, who was found dead in a suburban residence of Rancho Palos Verdes, a suburb of Los Angeles (California). Irabu, 42, was found dead by a friend who called the police to take over the body, so far without known causes of death, but the case has been opened as an apparent suicide
2011-07-25T10:11:04.676-04:00Boston Red Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 12x8, thanks to Kevin Youkilis homer and knuckleballer Tim Wakefield starting pitcher, who reached 2,000 career strikeouts. Youkilis homered punished with starter Michael Pineda Dominican (8-7) finally defeated. Meanwhile, knuckleballer Wakefield (6-3), 44, became the second player to exceed 2,000 strikeouts with the uniform, "footed" after Roger
2011-07-22T08:52:28.313-04:00Orlando Hudson, the San Diego Padres, is helped off the field after losing consciousness while trying to catch a ball and crashed into a wall in the game against the Florida Marlins on Thursday, July 21, 2011Orlando Hudson, the second baseman for the San Diego Padres, recovered quickly from unconsciousness on Thursday after hitting a wall. Hudson was taken out on a stretcher on board of a
2011-07-20T08:30:03.918-04:00Red Sox Are Interested in Rockies Ace, Ubaldo JimenezThe Red Sox are looking for another pitcher for the rotation to ensure that there is constantly a quality pitcher on the mound for every game. Injuries have caught up with the Red Sox who have managed to win games through a rotation period which has seen many different pitchers. The Red Sox have been relying on offense to win games, but they
2011-07-18T09:11:53.352-04:00Dustin Pedroia was the hero last night as he managed to be "The Muddy Chicken " that won the game last night.It was a long and scoreless game last night but very beautiful as the pitchers did they best they could to get players out. After 5 hours and 44 minutes, Dustin Pedroia managed to hit a RBI single into the right that led Reddick to score.
2011-07-15T10:26:32.569-04:00Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz has been suspended four games and fined an undiclosed amount for his altercation with Orioles reliever Kevin Gregg on Friday night at Fenway Park. Gregg received the same four-game suspension. Orioles pitcher Mike Gonzalez, who threw behind Ortiz on Sunday, received a three-game suspension and a fine as well. As a result, manager Buck Showalter
2011-07-12T10:56:31.087-04:00On September 30th, 1989, Jose Cano pitched his last game in a big league ballpark. The 27-year old from the small city of San Pedro de Marcoris in the Domincan Republic had spent his entire life trying to reach the Major Leagues, and now he had finally achieved his goal.Throughout his six appearances that fateful season, Cano gathered a lifetime of memories that he would eventually bestow upon
2011-07-12T10:54:23.179-04:00With a record tying final round in the books, Adrian Gonzalez was assured that the title of 2011 Homerun Derby Champion was all his. Little could he have expected, the freight train that was Robinson Cano would put on a historic performance that would instantly demote the incredible day of work the Boston All-Star had. Leading into the Homerun Derby, Vegas pegged Gonzalez as an 11/2 underdog
2011-07-08T11:02:54.725-04:00A few years back, maybe five or six as Derek Jeter(notes) remembers, the shortstop sat in a spring training clubhouse examining a New York Yankees media guide with a few teammates. As they scrolled through the records section they noticed something startling: Never in the great, glorious history of the franchise had there been a player who had 3,000 hits as a Yankee. Not Babe Ruth. Not Lou
2011-06-30T14:53:01.964-04:00The Red Sox have just designated OF Mike Cameron for assignment. Recalled INF Yamaico Navarro from Pawtucket (IL).
2011-06-30T14:49:08.503-04:00Top selling Baseball Tickets This SeasonThis season, the top selling baseball tickets have been for the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees... surprised? Neither am I. Other teams that have made appearances on the top 10 for sports tickets sold according to TicketNews.com.... Minnesota Twins, Colorado Rockies, Chicago Cubs, New York Mets and a few others.Fenway Park is still actively adding to
2011-06-27T16:09:30.475-04:00It's getting old.... fast. They could have 3 series (9 games) and be done with it. It seems like it's getting too long and it is affecting pitchers and designated hitters the most. Anyone else feel the same way?
2011-06-30T14:50:23.526-04:00What's going on with Dustin Pedroia??? Is he going to play like this all season?
2011-04-26T11:31:18.480-04:00Here come the Boston Red Sox!!!They're making their move and in one weekend, they went from 5th to 3rd in the AL East. 8-2 in their last 10 games... winning away games and a 5 game win streak.Let's see how they do against the new last place team, Baltimore Orioles (in Baltimore). One can expect that the fans at the games will be 50% Red Sox fans as usual (Cheap airline tickets to Baltimore,
2011-03-03T17:07:27.490-05:00Spring training is under way and....I didn't know that the Dodgers played in Arizona.... a few years back I saw them in Florida for spring training. Was that a coincidence? Or did they move their spring training facility?Also, the Red Sox are planning a nicer spring training ball park which is alright but the one they have now is fine. I'm not sure of the reason for this.I hope Josh Beckett's
2011-02-18T14:15:20.727-05:00Pujols arrives at camp with no hard feelingsAlbert Pujols said an awful lot in 25 minutes of speaking to reporters on Thursday morning, but out of the more than 3,000 words he spoke, 10 of them are going to stand out. Pujols reported to Cardinals camp at about 6:30 a.m. CT/7:30 ET on Thursday, did some early work and addressed reporters shortly before 9 a.m. ET. He talked at great length in