He went all but sleepless six nights earlier, consumed by hours of self-loathing. In Curt Schilling's eyes, he had singlehandedly squandered a game... Read more
Just when you think it can't get any better than this -- a doubleheader sweep, a lights-out return by Byung Hyun Kim, the biggest crowd in 14 years... Read more
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- So what did Tim Wakefield name his first son?
"How about Phil [Niekro Wakefield]?" Pedro Martinez suggested, referring... Read more
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Inspiration is one thing. Pipe dreams are another.
Sure, Curt Schilling fed off Randy Johnson's greatness in their glory... Read more
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Good thing the witnesses received free Devil Rays visors last night as they approached the scene. All the better to shield... Read more
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Leave it to the youngest kid in the major leagues to distill the problem to its essence. At 19, B.J. Upton last night was... Read more
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Just when the Red Sox thought they had retooled for the stretch drive, Mark Bellhorn's injury has prompted them to refocus... Read more
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- It will be of small comfort to Red Sox fans to learn that their team finished runner-up in the Brad Penny trading-deadline... Read more
It was the first Fenway game of the No Nomar Era, and it was a bad night for the Boston Red Sox.
Hang down your heads, John Henry, Larry... Read more
To the immense relief of the Epstein family of Brookline and the Henry family of Boca Raton, Fla., the Red Sox last night delayed no further in... Read more
Call him selfish if you must. But you might want to think twice before begrudging Kevin Millar the right to lobby to have his name on the lineup... Read more
Finally Boston's broken heroes look like they're on a last-chance power drive.
The Red Sox are 13 games over .500 for the first time this... Read more
Kevin Millar, at the center of a scrum of New York media types seeking some back-page material for the weekend Red Sox-Yankees series, insisted... Read more
It was uglier than a Muddy River bullfrog, but with the Yankees playing actual baseball again and another Battle of the Bronx beginning tomorrow,... Read more
Raise a cup to the computer nerds. If not for the number crunchers on Yawkey Way who were savvy enough last November to allay Curt Schilling's... Read more
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The wackiest bunch of barnstormers in 21st century baseball, the renegade Red Sox last night played their way into the... Read more
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Take it from Theo Epstein, who sounded a little bit like Tina Turner revving up in the opening of "Proud Mary" when he... Read more
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- As long as the last ember flickered in their fading bonfire of opportunity, the Red Sox planned to keep hope alive. As long... Read more
The high drama, nail-biting, and intensity of the previous series were gone.
The Red Sox began the rest of the 2005 season last night by... Read more
He didn't leave a note or a message or anything. He just vanished, like the baseball he hit into the night sky in the third inning last... Read more
Tim Wakefield may be on one of those runs he's gone on a few times in his distinguished career, when he's virtually unhittable for a long... Read more
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- In the middle of it all -- teammate Toby Hall needling, "Eddie, you shocked the world," and owner Vince Naimoli bursting... Read more
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- David Ortiz kept trying to catch himself from lunging after bad pitches the past couple of weeks. He was in the throes of a... Read more
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- On a day when payback and brushbacks and two bench-clearing events were the show at Tropicana Field, the Red Sox, losers of... Read more
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