NEW YORK -- This felt like October, a chilling 43 degrees at gametime, bunting lining the facing of the second and third decks at Yankee Stadium,... Read more
NEW YORK -- The "C" stitched on Jason Varitek's uniform and absent but implied on Derek Jeter's stands for captain.
Yet in a matinee in the... Read more
NEW YORK -- It felt manufactured, made for TV, an exploitation of baseball's best feud, the idea of the Red Sox beginning the 2005 season in Yankee... Read more
ACTON -- At 2 p.m. yesterday, classes ceased for a group of anxious fifth- and sixth-graders, and a television was turned on.
It was the moment... Read more
The mock cheers that have greeted Mariano Rivera this week every time he has shown his face in Fenway Park come as no surprise to Worcester's... Read more
In most circumstances, he would be The Show. At 6 feet 10 inches, Randy Johnson with his five Cy Young Awards is enough to merit billing as the... Read more
NEW YORK -- How many baseball games have been played? A billion? A trillion? Let's just say ''many."
And in those games, how many times do you... Read more
NEW YORK -- It was eerily similar to a 25-8 Red Sox win over the Florida Marlins June 27, 2003, at Fenway Park, but Carl Pavano was in no mood to... Read more
NEW YORK -- This will go down as a 2-4 road trip, but, as David Ortiz's two home runs made Yankee Stadium feel like the youth field across the... 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
NEW YORK -- Across nine autumns nothing like this had presented itself. A Red Sox team, entering the Bronx for a September series, leading the... Read more
NEW YORK -- The problems were competing, a crisis of confidence compounded by an unnerving lack of execution. Or was it the other way around?... Read more
NEW YORK -- RBR (Randy Being Randy).
WBW (Wake Being Wake).
BBB (Baseball Being Baseball).
That's what we had at Yankee Stadium yesterday... Read more
Jason Giambi was one of the Yankees scheduled to conduct interviews at the makeshift podium outside the team's clubhouse following last night's 5-3... Read more
As the beautiful autumn afternoon lengthened and the outcome on the field became less in doubt, folks in the Fenway Park stands and those at home... Read more
At 4:06 p.m., a magic number in franchise history, Red Sox owner John Henry stood up and started shaking hands with folks near his seat by the... Read more
Mike Myers had faced David Ortiz just twice (0 for 2) before their eighth-inning encounter last night, when the Red Sox' impregnable DH came to bat... Read more
NEW YORK -- Yes, the proceedings were as bad and bizarre as the score in the little black box next to this text suggests.
So bad that Wily Mo... Read more
NEW YORK --- Making their last visit to the venerable House That Ruth Built, the Red Sox tonight started this three-game series against the Yankees... Read more
NEW YORK -- When Mark Loretta came to bat in the seventh last night against Kyle Farnsworth, the Yankees' sixth pitcher in a game managed like this... Read more
It is, in hindsight, rather humorous to think that among the items Jed Hoyer and Theo Epstein packed for their Thanksgiving 2003 visit to the Curt... Read more
When you've pitched 2,356 2/3 innings and allowed 2,280 hits (303 of them home runs), and when you throw a pitch that floats like a butterfly and... Read more
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