Boston Red Sox
Many say that this past Sunday for the Boston sports fan was among the greatest in their history. As a Bostonian might say, it was like a doubleheader of “Wicked Awesomeness”. I couldn’t agree more and I’m jealous of it.
With the Red Sox and Dodgers both finishing the season atop their division with 90+ wins, which of these two has the best chance to finish the season as champions?
David Ortiz hit a game-ending three-run homer, lifting the Red Sox to a 6-3 win over the Rangers on Thursday night. It was his 11th career walk-off home run.
Elvis Andrus hit a tie-breaking, two-run double in the seventh inning as the Rangers beat the Red Sox 3-2 on Wednesday, a day after getting thumped by Boston 17-5.
The Red Sox hit for the cycle in one inning, and better than they have in a game this season, setting season highs for hits and runs in a 17-5 rout of the Rangers on Tuesday night.
Adrian Beltre had a three-run double among his four hits, Derek Holland pitched eight scoreless innings for his fifth consecutive victory over Boston and the Texas Rangers beat the Red Sox 7-0 Friday night.
The 1988 Indians spawned five men who are now MLB managers, including Rangers manager Ron Washington. What turned that bumbling bunch into a group of elite leaders?
Will Middlebrooks has evolved from the glove-only third baseman he once was into a much more well-rounded player who presents a legitimate threat at the plate.
Mike Napoli has two ways to boost his income with the Red Sox. He can stay on the active roster for at least 165 days or get 625 plate appearances with at least 120 days.
The Red Sox signed catcher/first baseman Mike Napoli to a one-year contract on Tuesday.
According to reports, the Boston Red Sox and Mike Napoli have finally agreed to a deal — one 44 days in the making.
Rangers GM Jon Daniels was talking Thursday about still wanting to re-sign Josh Hamilton. About an hour later, Hamilton was with the Angels. It has been that kind of offseason for Texas.