1. Rick Porcello's Rapid Rise Gives Red Sox Postseason Ace They Need

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello loves to fly-fish whenever work doesn't get in the way. This year, he may reel in the American League Cy Young Award or baseball's ultimate catch—a World Series ring...

    Bill Speros Written by Bill Speros about 8 months ago 5,728 reads 14 comments

  2. AL Wild Card Game 2016: Orioles vs. Blue Jays Breakdown and Predictions

    This season, the Toronto Blue Jays and Baltimore Orioles couldn't have played each other closer. In 19 games, Toronto won 10 and Baltimore nine. Each team protected its home-field advantage...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 8 months ago 16,993 reads 33 comments

  3. Blue Jays Clinch Playoff Berth: Highlights, Twitter Reaction to Celebration

    The Toronto Blue Jays went 21 consecutive years without making the playoffs after winning the 1993 World Series. On Sunday, they clinched their second straight postseason spot...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 months ago 4,586 reads 21 comments

  4. Orioles Clinch Playoff Berth: Highlights, Twitter Reaction to Celebration

    The Baltimore Orioles are headed to the postseason for just the third time since the 1997 campaign. Baltimore clinched a wild-card berth with a 5-2 victory over the New York ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 months ago 1,159 reads 3 comments

  5. David Ortiz's No. 34 to Be Retired by Red Sox: Latest Comments and Reaction

    The Boston Red Sox announced Sunday that they will retire David Ortiz 's No. 34, according to Brian MacPherson of the Providence Journal ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 8 months ago 7,373 reads 29 comments

  6. Resurgent Ubaldo Jimenez Emerging as Secret Weapon in Orioles' October Hunt

    Unlikely heroes rise in the postseason. With the Baltimore Orioles fighting for their playoff lives, right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez is getting an early start. Jimenez twirled 6...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 8 months ago 8,632 reads 25 comments

  7. Mariano Rivera Presents David Ortiz with Gift from Yankees

    The New York Yankees honored Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz during a ceremony before Thursday's game at Yankee Stadium...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 8 months ago 42,826 reads 55 comments

  8. Red Sox Pay Homage to David Ortiz with Grass Image of Big Papi in the Outfield

    Unless he changes his mind, Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz will play his final regular-season games at Fenway Park this weekend...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 8 months ago 10,661 reads 1 comments

  9. Red Sox Clinch AL East: Highlights, Twitter Reaction to Celebration

    The Boston Red Sox clinched their eighth American League East division title on Wednesday thanks to the Baltimore Orioles ' 3-2 win over the second-place Toronto Blue Jays ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 months ago 5,382 reads 43 comments

  10. Gary Sanchez Ties Record for Fastest to Reach 20 Career Home Runs

    New York Yankees rookie catcher Gary Sanchez hit his 20th home run of the season (and his career) in Tuesday's 6-4 win over the Boston Red Sox , tying Wally Berger's record for ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 8 months ago 974 reads 1 comments

  11. David Ortiz Speaks on Steroids, Retirement, More in Sports Illustrated Interview

    Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz , who is retiring after the 2016 season, spoke with Sports Illustrated 's Tom Verducci about retiring, steroids, his approach to the game and more in a lengthy interview...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 8 months ago 4,389 reads 8 comments

  12. Joaquin Benoit Injury: Updates on Blue Jays Pitcher's Calf and Return

    Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Joaquin Benoit suffered a leg injury attempting to join a bench-clearing brawl in Monday's game against the New York Yankees . Continue for updates...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 8 months ago 1,104 reads 0 comments

  13. Yankees Fan Loses, Finds Ring During Proposal at Game vs. Red Sox

    Fans who showed up for Tuesday night's game between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees received a different form of entertainment in the stands. A fan started to drop to a knee to propose to his girlfriend during a break in the action...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 8 months ago 87,945 reads 7 comments

  14. David Ortiz Glad 'WWE' Era Between Red Sox, Yankees Has Passed

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Boston and New York have been adversaries since the original Hamilton walked Broadway in the late 18th century. David Ortiz has been at the epicenter of the Red Sox -Yankees rivalry for the past 14 seasons...

    Bill Speros Written by Bill Speros about 8 months ago 18,461 reads 27 comments

  15. From a Fractured Skull to Baseball's Best Closer: 'It's a Real Miracle'

    Watching on television, through the eye of the center field camera, the pitch looks unhittable . Standing at home plate, with a bat in your hands, it looks just about the same...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 8 months ago 33,835 reads 23 comments

  16. If 2016 Is Last Ride of Blue Jays Core, Toronto Still Has Firepower for Deep Run

    It was easy to like the Toronto Blue Jays last September. They made the deals of the summer. For the final two months of the regular season, all they did was win...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 8 months ago 8,462 reads 32 comments

  17. Baltimore Orioles Give David Ortiz Dugout Phone He Smashed in 2013

    Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz , who is set to retire at the end of the 2016 season, hit many memorable home runs during his legendary career...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 8 months ago 30,807 reads 18 comments

  18. Starlin Castro Injury: Updates on Yankees 2B's Hamstring and Return

    New York Yankees second baseman Starlin Castro has not appeared in a game since Sept. 17 because of a hamstring injury, and it's unclear when he will return to the field. Continue for updates...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 months ago 775 reads 0 comments

  19. Masahiro Tanaka Injury: Updates on Yankees Star's Elbow and Return

    New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka has suffered a flexor mass injury, Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reported Thursday. Continue for updates. Tanaka to Miss Monday's Start Thursday, Sept...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 months ago 1,744 reads 0 comments

  20. Gary Sanchez's MLB Superstar Breakout Just the Start of an All-Star Future

    There's a New York Yankees coach named Tony Pena. He was an All-Star catcher when he played in the major leagues, the only All-Star catcher ever born in the Dominican Republic...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 8 months ago 32,401 reads 53 comments

  21. Red-Hot Red Sox Emerging as Alpha Dog in AL Playoff Picture

    As the National League continues to leave no doubt about who its World Series favorite is, the American League may finally be settling on one of its own. The Boston Red Sox ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 months ago 18,561 reads 90 comments

  22. Gary Sanchez Becomes Fastest Player to Hit 19 HR in MLB's Modern Era

    New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez is having a better start to his career than anyone in baseball history...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 8 months ago 19,417 reads 33 comments

  23. David Ortiz Appears to Claim a Fart in the Dugout

    David Ortiz continues to be a gift who keeps on giving. The Boston Red Sox slugger apparently experienced a release of internal pressure during Wednesday's game against the Baltimore Orioles ...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 8 months ago 15,924 reads 5 comments

  24. Adam Jones Comments on Camden Yards Attendance for Red Sox Series

    The Baltimore Orioles are in a fight for the playoffs, but the fans haven't been around to witness it. Outfielder Adam Jones voiced his displeasure Wednesday with the lack of attendance at Camden Yards, per Eddie Matz of ESPN...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 8 months ago 13,246 reads 66 comments

  25. David Ortiz Passes Dave Kingman for Most HRs by a Player in His Final Season

    Fact: David Ortiz hit his 36th home run of the season in the Boston Red Sox 's 5-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday, passing Dave Kingman for the most home runs by a player in his final season...

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