Jun 30, 2014, 6:23 AM EST
Clayton Kershaw continues to dominate. And the Dodgers find themselves in a virtual tie for first place in the NL West.
Jun 20, 2014, 1:43 PM EST
It’s not exactly ideal timing considering his recent suspension and overall struggles this season, but Orioles third baseman Manny Machado has his own brand of salsa coming out.
Jun 17, 2014, 9:21 PM EST
Red Sox super utilityman Brock Holt came out of nowhere to make a leaping catch on this ball that left fielder Jonny Gomes lost in the twilight Tuesday night at Fenway Park …
Jun 9, 2014, 8:23 AM EST
Detroit’s bullpen is the worst in the American League. And it doesn’t seem to matter who’s closing.
Jun 5, 2014, 9:34 PM EST
After quite the pitching run in the teens, the Indians (Bradley Zimmer) and Tigers (Derek Hill) went for hitters with their first-round selections.
May 26, 2014, 6:32 PM EST
The Red Sox dug out of an early hole this afternoon to snap their 10-game losing streak.
May 12, 2014, 8:56 AM EST
We now have a scale to measure this — The Intentional Walk Rage System — and Ron Washington darn near broke it yesterday
May 7, 2014, 10:47 AM EST
As part of the promotion for his upcoming auto-biography former Yankees closer Mariano Rivera posted an excerpt in the New York Daily News saying that he’d rather have Dustin Pedroia than longtime teammate Robinson Cano as his second baseman.
May 6, 2014, 8:38 AM EST
This will go unnoticed in Boston and New York and the matter will be forgotten by lunch. Right?
May 3, 2014, 11:04 AM EST
Dustin Pedroia entered last night’s action homerless over his first 28 games this season.
May 2, 2014, 9:15 PM EST
Joe Posnanski ranks all 30 MLB managers by how good they were during their playing days.
May 2, 2014, 6:29 AM EST
Let’s play two! Three times! And let’s have a sweep in all three of them!
May 1, 2014, 8:23 AM EST
Days off, union beefs and bobbleheads all played a part.
Apr 26, 2014, 3:00 PM EST
He still probably performed better than the guy calling the balls and strikes.
Apr 24, 2014, 6:14 PM EST
Shane Victorino has been sidelined since spring training with a hamstring strain, but he’ll make his season debut tonight against the Yankees.
Apr 21, 2014, 6:39 AM EST
The Unwritten Rules strike again. Plus, I wish you all a happy Spring Thanksgiving.
Apr 17, 2014, 2:21 AM EST
Notes from a wild game in Chicago.
Apr 16, 2014, 6:11 PM EST
Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia is back in the starting lineup for Wednesday’s game against the White Sox after getting a cortisone shot Monday for the inflammation in his left wrist.
Apr 15, 2014, 6:10 PM EST
Tests taken Monday on the sore left wrist of Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia ruled out any major structural damage. He is not in the starting lineup for Tuesday night’s series-opener against the White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field, but ESPN’s Gordon Edes says Pedroia is aiming to return on Wednesday.
Apr 14, 2014, 4:04 PM EST
After playing through left wrist soreness for more than a week Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia headed back to Boston to be examined by a doctor during the team’s off day.
Apr 14, 2014, 9:50 AM EST
Dustin Pedroia has been battling a wrist ailment for ten days. Now he’s going to have it looked at in Boston.
Apr 3, 2014, 2:14 PM EST
Red Sox, Yankees, and Dodgers dominate the best-selling jerseys list.
Mar 27, 2014, 12:11 PM EST
Not surprising given that they, you know, won the World Series. But here are the numbers on offseason merchandise sales from Fanatics.com: Top selling teams since Jan. 1 Boston Red Sox NY Yankees LA Dodgers St. Louis Cardinals SF Giants Best Offseason Year-over-Year increases Boston Red Sox – up 230% Pittsburgh Pirates – up 200% Kansas City…
Mar 26, 2014, 1:30 AM EST
Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Boston Red Sox. The Big Question: Have the Red Sox taken the steps necessary to avoid a post-championship decline? No…
Jan 26, 2014, 3:50 PM EST
Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer reports that second baseman Jason Kipnis is open to discussing a contract extension with the Indians. The two sides will likely begin talking during spring training. Kipnis, however, does not want contract talks to distract him during the regular season, as MLB.com’s Jordan Bastian writes. Kipnis, who turns 27…
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- The Yankees are treating Alex Rodriguez differently than they treated Derek Jeter. So what? 31
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- My Imaginary Hall of Fame Ballot 119
- Phil Hughes signs a three-year extension with the Twins 27
- The Padres have talked to the Phillies about Cole Hamels 23
- Why is John Smoltz a shoo-in for the Hall of Fame? 63
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