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Bill Madden: Red Sox World Series win was a team effort led by one of the best managers in the game

The duck boats have made their way through Boston for the celebration of the greatest Red Sox team in history and while, at a major league high $228 million, you …


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 9:42 p.m.

Red Sox beat Dodgers 5-1 in Game 5 to win World Series title

Long downtrodden during decades of despair before ending an 86-year championship drought in 2004, the Boston Red Sox have become baseball’s team of the century with four titles in 15 …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 9:53 p.m.

Steve Pearce rallies Red Sox past Dodgers 9-6 for 3-1 Series lead

Steve Pearce hit a tying homer in the eighth inning and a three-run double in the ninth, and the Boston Red Sox rallied from a four-run deficit for a 9-6 …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 2:31 p.m.

Wow! Dodgers top Boston in 18th inning, longest Series game

Max Muncy ended the longest game in World Series history with a leadoff home run in the bottom of the 18th inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers outlasted the Boston …


No decision on J.D. Martinez in Red Sox lineup; Mookie Betts not at 2B

The Boston Red Sox likely won’t know until Friday afternoon whether slugger J.D. Martinez will start Game 3 of the World Series at Dodger Stadium. Martinez is Boston’s main designated …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 8:32 p.m.

In 2-0 hole, Dodgers turn to rookie Walker Buehler to rescue them

The Dodgers have seen the future and it’s ace-in-the-making Walker Buehler. Except they need him to deliver now.


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 4:44 p.m.

Fenway Park gave Dodgers cold shoulder, World Series shifts to Los Angeles

Fenway Park gave the Los Angeles Dodgers the cold shoulder. No wonder they were California Dreamin’ about Thursday’s flight home.


Commentary: World Series taking baseball from National Pastime to National Past-Your-Bedtime

Baseball, you’re spewing out parental agita like balled-up pieces of clothing from a T-shirt gun with this thing you’ve been doing lately with the concept of “late” – by which …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 9:22 p.m.

David Price, J.D. Martinez power Boston to 2-0 World Series lead over Los Angeles

David Price pitched six innings of three-hit ball, and major league RBI leader J.D. Martinez broke a fifth-inning tie during another two-out rally Wednesday night that led the Boston Red …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 10:07 p.m.

Red Sox beat Dodgers 8-4 at Fenway in World Series opener

Andrew Benintendi, J.D. Martinez and the Boston Red Sox came out swinging in the World Series opener, seizing every advantage in their quirky ballpark to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers …


Beloved in Boston, Roberts returns for World Series with LA

In the souvenir store across from Fenway Park, it will set you back $100 for a framed, autographed photo of “The Steal,” Dave Roberts’ stolen base in the 2004 AL …


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 21, 2018, 7:05 p.m.

Dodgers-Red Sox: Rich histories, but little crossover

For all their rich history – dating back to Babe Ruth on the mound – the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers have rarely crossed paths heading into this …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 9:07 p.m.

Alex Cora: Chris Sale to start World Series opener for Boston Red Sox, David Price likely for Game 2

Boston ace Chris Sale will start Tuesday’s World Series opener and David Price probably will follow in Game 2, Boston manager Alex Cora says. Sale and Price also started the …


World Series could end in October for first time since 2014

The World Series, often called baseball’s October Classic, could end in October for the first time since 2014.


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 7:52 p.m.

Houston celebrates World Series championship

World Series MVP George Springer planted the Houston Astros’ championship trophy at the front of a fire truck to a cheering crowd as the team began their victory parade Friday, …


After a baseball season to remember, the NFL is looking even more dreary

The NFL just got another big problem: baseball. It takes a long time for trend lines to cross. We may be talking about a 10- or 15-year process here. But …


Carlos Beltran wept on field after Astros won World Series

When Carlos Beltran was 22 years old, he won the Rookie of the Year award after a sensational season with the Kansas City Royals in 1999.


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 10:07 p.m.

Astros romp past Dodgers for first World Series title

George Springer and the Houston Astros rocketed to the top of the baseball galaxy Wednesday night, winning the first World Series championship in franchise history by romping past the Los …


McCullers steps into spotlight as Astros’ Game 7 starter against Dodgers’ Darvish

Lance McCullers Jr. headed into Game 6 of the World Series not knowing whether he would be attempting to close out a championship on Tuesday night or starting Game 7 …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 10:11 p.m.

Dodgers rally against Verlander to send World Series to Game 7 decider

Chris Taylor, Corey Seager and the Los Angeles Dodgers sent this twist-and-turn World Series to Game 7, rallying against Justin Verlander to beat the Houston Astros 3-1 Tuesday night.


Epic game or lousy pitching? Either way this World Series is a hit

An epic game. No, make that an instant classic.


Norman Chad: Managerial expectations set too high

In 10 seasons as New York Yankees manager, Joe Girardi produced 10 winning records, six playoff appearances and a World Series title.


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 29, 2017, 11:12 p.m.

Bregman’s game-winning single in 10th caps Astros’ wild 13-12 win over Dodgers for 3-2 Series lead

Jose Altuve, Carlos Correa and the Houston Astros kept hammering away in a wild slugfest that no one saw coming, rallying against Clayton Kershaw and rocking the Los Angeles Dodgers …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 28, 2017, 9:54 p.m.

Dodgers tie World Series with big ninth inning against Astros

Cody Bellinger lined a go-ahead double in the ninth inning, four Dodgers pitchers combined on a two-hitter and Los Angeles rallied past the Houston Astros 6-2 Saturday night to tie …


Houston’s Yuli Gurriel banned five games in 2018 for racist gesture at Yu Darvish

Yuli Gurriel will have to sit out for making a racist gesture toward Yu Darvish – but not during the World Series.


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 27, 2017, 10:20 p.m.

Big second inning helps Astros top Dodgers for 2-1 lead in World Series

The Houston Astros broke out their bats in a four-run second inning, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 Friday night for a 2-1 World Series lead.


Once mocked, bright Astros jerseys have developed into fan favorite

Once mocked, now fashionable, those rainbow jerseys of the Houston Astros are back in full bloom at the World Series.


Astros’ World Series run lifts Houston amid Hurricane Harvey recovery

Paul Daulong hopes the Houston Astros jersey his daughter gave him after Hurricane Harvey’s flooding devastated the family’s home will be a good luck charm as his beloved baseball team …


Astros manager A.J. Hinch denies report of altercation at hotel

Astros manager A.J. Hinch firmly said there was “no altercation” at a hotel in California this week at the World Series following a TMZ Sports report that he argued with …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 10:44 p.m.

George Springer’s two-run homer in 11th inning gives Astros Game 2 win

George Springer hit a two-run drive in the 11th inning and the Houston Astros won a thrilling home run derby at Dodger Stadium, beating Los Angeles 7-6 Wednesday night to …