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 ...

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 ...

Dodgers agree on 4-year deal with manager Dave Roberts

Baseball 12/03/18, 13:38

The Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed on a four-year contract with manager Dave Roberts, which would keep him at the helm of the team through 2022.Roberts just finished his third season as the Dodgers' skipper during which he led LA to its second straight World Series. Los Angeles lost in ...

Tickets for Yanks-Red Sox in London in June cost $38-$493

Sports 11/28/18, 21:30

Major League Baseball is charging princely prices for its first games in Britain.Premium seats at London's Olympic Stadium will cost 385 pounds ($493) for the games between the New York Yankees and World Series champion Boston Red Sox on June 29 and 30. The top non-premium seats near the infield ...

Cashman: Yankees want to bring back Sabathia, Happ

Baseball 11/05/18, 20:25

Brian Cashman wants to bring CC Sabathia back for an 11th season with the New York Yankees, and he's also holding out some hope of re-signing J.A. Happ.Eight days after the Boston Red Sox won their fourth World Series title in 15 seasons — compared to one in that span ...

Red Sox get 3 Gold Glove winners

Baseball 11/04/18, 23:34

Mookie Betts, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Ian Kinsler have won Gold Gloves for the World Series champion Boston Red Sox.It's the third straight for Betts in right field. Kinsler got his second Gold Glove at second base, and Bradley won for the first time in center.The prizes for defensive excellence ...

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 ...

Giving Out Report Cards for the Red Sox

Baseball 11/01/18, 07:31

BOSTON -- Only a real nitpicker would look back at arguably the best team in Boston Red Sox history and give out individual grades to each player while hand-selecting their contributions and shortcomings during the 2018 season.Nitpicker here, ready and willing. Let's do this.POSITION PLAYERSC Sandy Leon: B-plusHow good does ...

Duck boats roll in Boston for Red Sox victory parade

Baseball 10/31/18, 11:20

Sports fans grown accustomed to the success of their beloved teams lined the streets in the hundreds of thousands on Wednesday to salute the Boston Red Sox on their fourth championship in the last 15 years.The parade, beginning at venerable Fenway Park, was to wind along several major downtown streets. ...

3 days after Series gem, Price says he’s staying in Boston

Baseball 10/31/18, 10:55

Boston Red Sox left-hander David Price will stay with the team he led to a World Series title.He announced on the field at Fenway Park before a victory parade Wednesday he was declining a contract option that would have enabled him to become a free agent.Boston Red Sox's David Price ...

These Champs Were Well Worth Rooting For

Baseball 10/30/18, 07:04

By Thomas BoswellWashington Post columnistLOS ANGELES -- Boston Red Sox owner John Henry stood on a makeshift stage on the first base line at Dodger Stadium and looked out at a huge ballpark that was at least one-third filled with fans of his team that hails from more than 2,600 ...

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 ...

Talk of rule changes, Harper, Machado dominate offseason

Baseball 10/29/18, 18:21

The World Series was baseball 2018 in a microcosm.Half the 44 runs scored by the champion Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers came across the plate on home runs. That's the second-highest percentage in baseball history, according to the Elias Sports Bureau, behind only last year's 57.4 percent.There were ...

Boston’s Market: Red Sox fans roar for another title in LA

Baseball 10/29/18, 05:06

Way up in the reserve seating level at Dodger Stadium, thousands of Boston Red Sox fans screamed, hugged and danced with just as much fervor as the World Series-winning players on the field below.Amid the gleeful chaos, a father in a Red Sox T-shirt and a Bruins cap held aloft ...

Red Sox beat Dodgers 5-1, win World Series 4-1

Baseball 10/29/18, 02:22

The Boston Red Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 on Sunday to finish off a one-sided World Series in five games. Steve Pearce homered twice in the final game and was named the World Series MVP. (Oct. 29)Source: The Associated Press

Boston celebrates Red Sox World Series win

Baseball 10/29/18, 00:33

Fans crowded into the streets of Boston on Sunday night after the Boston Red Sox won the 2018 World Series. The Red Sox defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Los Angeles, to take the Series 4 games to 1. (Oct. 29)Source: The Associated Press

October to forget: Kershaw, Dodgers lose World Series again

Baseball 10/29/18, 00:04

Clayton Kershaw couldn't rescue the Dodgers from the brink of World Series elimination, and now the pitcher regarded as the best of his generation might be on his way out of Los Angeles.Down 3-1 to the Boston Red Sox, the Dodgers turned to their three-time NL Cy Young Award winner ...

Update: World Series sorrow returns for Dodgers fans

Baseball 10/28/18, 23:44

The Latest on Los Angeles Dodgers fans reactions to the World Series (all times local):8:40 p.m.For the second straight year, Los Angeles Dodgers fans had to watch another team celebrate a World Series victory on their home field.The Dodgers lost the series to the Boston Red Sox in five games ...

Machado’s first World Series one to forget for Dodgers

Baseball 10/28/18, 23:39

Los Angeles' hopes that Manny Machado would help deliver the Dodgers' first World Series title since 1988 ended up falling way short.Machado struggled against the Boston Red Sox in his first World Series, going 4 for 22. He was hitless in four at-bats against Boston in Game 5 on Sunday ...

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