Spring training games underway in Florida, Arizona

Sports 02/22/19, 18:19

The sun came out in Arizona. Free agents played for their new teams. Ichiro Suzuki was back in uniform at age 45.Baseball is back.A day after the scheduled exhibition opener was rained out, baseball returned to the ballparks of Florida and Arizona on Friday with the first spring training games.Seattle ...

AL East teams at the start of spring training

Baseball 02/08/19, 09:44

A team-by-team look at the American League East entering spring training, including key players each club acquired and lost, and dates of the first workout for pitchers and catchers, and the full squad:___Boston Red SoxManager: Alex Cora (second season).2018: 108-54, first place, World Series champions.Training Town: Fort Myers, Florida.Park: JetBlue ...

Gronk gets bonked by beer can during Super Bowl parade

Football 02/07/19, 08:45

Gronk got bonked.Rob Gronkowski, the New England Patriots' star tight end, says he got hit in the face by a can of beer thrown during Tuesday's Super Bowl victory parade in Boston.Gronkowski told "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon" the can drew blood, and he showed Fallon the small cut ...

Red Sox moving AL MVP Betts from leadoff to second slot

Baseball 12/11/18, 23:04

Here along the Strip, the Boston Red Sox are placing their bets on a new leadoff man.AL MVP Mookie Betts will hit second next year, a season after he led the big leagues in batting average and slugging percentage from the top spot.Andrew Benintendi will move up a slot and ...

McCutchen on the move, other deals percolate at meetings

Baseball 12/11/18, 20:57

Andrew McCutchen moving into Philadelphia's outfield, more talk about a megadeal involving Noah Syndergaard and J.T. Realmuto and veteran pitcher Ivan Nova on the go.The winter meetings picked up a bit Tuesday, but any big deals for the likes of Corey Kluber, Manny Machado and Bryce Harper remained on deck.There ...

Eovaldi wanted to remain in Red Sox rotation, not relieve

Baseball 12/10/18, 16:56

Nathan Eovaldi loved what he started in Boston — emphasis on started."There were a lot of teams that reached out, wanted me to be a closer," he said. "I view myself as a starter, and that's something I've always done my entire career. And I enjoy doing that. So if ...

World Series champ Red Sox accept invitation to White House

Sports 12/03/18, 19:36

The Boston Red Sox have accepted an invitation to the White House to celebrate their World Series championship.Team President Sam Kennedy says the ballclub is working out a date with the White House.Boston Red Sox CEO Sam Kennedy, right, and Dave Dombrowski, left, the team's president of baseball operations, arrive ...

Cora gets new deal from Red Sox through 2021 season

Baseball 11/14/18, 19:00

The Red Sox rewarded manager Alex Cora for winning a World Series in his first year with the team, giving him a new contract with an additional guaranteed year through the 2021 season.The deal containing the extension was announced Wednesday by Boston also includes a club option for 2022.In his ...

Oakland’s Melvin, Atlanta’s Snitker voted top managers

Sports 11/13/18, 19:05

Oakland's Bob Melvin was voted Manager of the Year for the third time, winning the American League honor after leading the Athletics to the playoffs despite the lowest opening-day payroll in the major leagues.Atlanta's Brian Snitker won the National League award for leading the Braves to a surprising first-place finish.Melvin ...

Alex Cora arrives in Puerto Rico as fans celebrate win

Baseball 11/03/18, 14:41

Hundreds of arms stretched into the sky in the hometown of Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora on Saturday as fans took pictures and video of the first man from Puerto Rico to lead a team to a World Series championship.Cora held up the trophy that he had been cradling ...

Red Sox return to Fenway Park with World Series trophy

Baseball 10/29/18, 23:09

The World Series champion Boston Red Sox have returned to Fenway Park, carrying the championship trophy they won a night earlier.A caravan of buses arrived at Fenway on Monday night, less than 24 hours after the Red Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 to win the World Series in ...

Pierced! Pearce sparks top of slumping Red Sox lineup

Baseball 10/28/18, 01:01

His team down by a run, Steve Pearce was limbering up outside the Boston dugout before the eighth inning when manager Alex Cora called him back to the bench for a quick word.Whatever Cora said, it must've worked.He might want to share that wisdom with Mookie Betts, J.D. Martinez and ...

Fall classic: Wild trip for Boston infielder Nunez in Game 3

Baseball 10/27/18, 08:04

This was a true fall classic for Eduardo Nunez.The Boston third baseman became a one-man blooper reel when he flipped, tripped, tumbled and sprawled Friday night in Game 3 of the World Series."He was all over the place, huh?" Red Sox manager Alex Cora said.All that, and he didn't even ...

Cora, Red Sox in trouble after running through pitchers

Baseball 10/27/18, 03:54

Now Alex Cora's in trouble.Boston's manager went for a commanding lead in the World Series, using David Price and Nathan Eovaldi out of the bullpen in Game 3 against the Los Angeles Dodgers.His moves almost worked, but second baseman Ian Kinsler slipped on the infield and made a throwing error ...

Martinez powers Red Sox postseason with more than home runs

Baseball 10/26/18, 04:03

The similarities between Martinez and former Dodgers slugger Kirk Gibson, whose pinch-hit home run 30 years ago against Oakland in Game 1 at Dodger Stadium is a part of World Series lore, aren't confined to health. It is fitting that one of the storylines before a World Series game at Dodger ...

No decision on Martinez in Red Sox lineup; Betts not at 2B

Baseball 10/25/18, 22:14

While the Red Sox wait to see whether J.D. Martinez can start Game 3 of the World Series, this much is true: Don't take any bets on Boston shifting a star outfielder to the infield."Mookie Betts at second? No, he's not playing second base. Well, he's not starting at second ...

No decision on Martinez in Red Sox lineup; Betts not at 2B

Baseball 10/25/18, 20:58

Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora says no decision has been made on whether slugger J.D. Martinez will start Game 3 of the World Series.But Cora said Thursday that whatever lineup he uses, it will not feature star right fielder Mookie Betts at second base.Martinez is Boston's main designated hitter. ...

Vazquez for Leon only batting order change for Game 2

Baseball 10/24/18, 17:13

The Red Sox made one change to their starting batting order after beating the Los Angeles Dodgers in the World Series opener, inserting Christian Vazquez at catcher for Game 2 in place of Sandy Leon.Boston manager Alex Cora dropped the catcher's spot one slot to ninth on Wednesday night, raising ...

At Fenway, another famous wall is the picture of success

Baseball 10/24/18, 03:07

Alex Cora had an idea before his rookie season as a big league manager: to hang a picture in his clubhouse office from each Red Sox victory. Team photographer Billie Weiss eyeballed the wall behind a couch and figured there would be room for about 100."We figured we'll start with ...

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