BALTIMORE -- The humane approach failed the Red Sox last night. Because of an all-night flight from Texas, manager Terry Francona went to great... Read more
BALTIMORE -- Boredom -- a sweet respite from roster moves, surgery and controversial comments -- overwhelmed the Red Sox clubhouse yesterday,... Read more
BALTIMORE -- They say it's impossible for a slumping slugger to hit a five-run homer, but yesterday the Red Sox were done in by a six-run catch in... Read more
BALTIMORE -- The Orioles were in a free fall. They had lost 11 of their last 13 games and looked primed to plummet to the bottom of the American... Read more
Gabe Kapler, the utility outfielder adored by his former manager and ex-Red Sox teammates for his slingshot arm, versatility, and infectious... Read more
His cellphone, Brian Cashman said, was almost dead.
''I've got red bars," the Yankees general manager said. ''We're in the red zone."
The red... Read more
Randy Johnson is making $16.5 million this season, but his actual cost to the Yankees is approximately $32 million -- his base pay plus the $9... Read more
It's getting a little stuffy in here.
Was it only three short weeks ago that a certain baseball pundit declared the American League East race a... Read more
There is little joy in Red Sox Nation this morning.
It's bad enough the team's 25-day stay atop the American League East came to an end with a... Read more
Are the Red Sox making deals, releasing veterans, and burning up the phone lines because they are afraid they can't win another championship as... Read more
There was a flight to Chicago to catch yesterday afternoon, but surely that could wait for a few Red Sox to pause on their way out of the clubhouse... Read more
CHICAGO -- As Manny Ramirez sat on a couch in the visiting clubhouse at U.S. Cellular Field yesterday afternoon, absorbed in whatever is stored in... Read more
CHICAGO -- Momentum, Terry Francona likes to say, is the following night's starting pitcher. And so, a night after Manny Ramirez drove a stake... Read more
CHICAGO -- When Red Sox fans think of Alex Cora, they are apt to dwell on his rally-killing, double-play grounder against Mariano Rivera and the... Read more
CHICAGO -- Matt Clement pitched three full summers for the Cubs and lived in downtown Chicago all that time. And yet, Clement said last night,... Read more
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Unlike Lou Piniella, who grabbed the chance to come home even if it added 10 years of worry lines to his visage, David... Read more
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- There was the captain, next to his locker, the body that had cranked out a solo homer in the ninth and an RBI double in the... Read more
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Red Sox lifted off into the Florida sky last night bound for Logan Airport and the brief ride to Fenway Park, where... Read more
It came as no surprise when Manny Ramirez did not show up in the Red Sox clubhouse after the Sox' 8-5 victory victory over the Twins last... Read more
The chant cresting in the old yard just after 10 last night amounted to a curtain call -- many of the 35,167 on hand chanting ''Manny, Manny,"... Read more
On the bench, the future -- 24-year-old Jon Papelbon, who'd pitched 5 1/3 innings, and 23-year-old Manny Delcarmen, who'd relieved Papelbon --... Read more
Nobody is going to say in early August that the Red Sox are primed to run away with the American League East, but it sure feels that way, doesn't... Read more
If he's considered the fifth starter on a team that took a 4 1/2-game lead over the second-place New York Yankees and won its seventh straight game... Read more
On a sunny, breezy afternoon at Fenway Park, where 35,060 fans witnessed Jason Varitek's first career grand slam, a gutsy performance by Edgar... Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Bronson Arroyo's intentions? Good. His logic? Misguided. His execution? Well, that conjured memories of former Tampa Bay Buccaneers... Read more
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