The Red Sox finally put an end to the annual contract negotiations between the club and David Ortiz with an extension that could keep Boston's favorite hitter in a Red Sox uniform through 2017. Ortiz will be 42 in 2017 so no doubt the contract with the notoriously statistically-based Red Sox ownership is in part a recognition of Big Papi's incredible contributions to the club as he enters his 11th season as a Red Sox.
With Opening Day just around the corner, it's a good a time as any to look ba... [Read more]
The 109th edition of the World Series kicks of later tonight at Fenway Park when the Boston Red Sox host the St. Louis Cardinals. The Series pits two of baseball's most historic franchises from baseball cities and matches up the teams tied for the best record during the regular season, 97-65. It is first time since 1999 that the two teams with the best records have met in the Series, and this marks just the third time in history ('49 and '58) that the World Series teams have had the same record.... [Read more]
The Boston Red Sox look to close out their American League Division Series against the Tampa Bay Rays later today in Tampa Bay, with Clay Buchholz taking the mound for Boston against the Rays' Alex Cobb. After amassing the best record in baseball during the regular season, the Red Sox have scored 19 runs to the Rays' six and are in a great position to reach the American League Championship Series. The Rays attempt to become the the fifth AL team out of 22 that have come back to win five-game ser... [Read more]
The MLB playoffs are underway and in the American League the Boston Red Sox have completed one of the most impressive regular-season turnarounds we've seen recently. The Olde Towne Team went from a 69–93 record and a last place finish in the AL East to a 97-65 record, tying the St Louis Cardinals for the best record in baseball. Now they aim to build on that turnaround and win what would be the team's third World Series title in nine years.
But will the Red Sox win the World Series?
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The MLB playoffs kick off Tuesday with the start of October as ten teams aim to best the competition and emerge as the 2013 World Series Champions. It's been a long season and after 162 games of regular season play, the Boston Red Sox, Oakland A's and Detroit Tigers emerged as the AL's division winners, with the Cleveland Indians hosting the wild card game against the winner of the Texas Rangers vs Tampa Bay Rays play-in game, happening later this evening. The AL saw the Red Sox go from last pla... [Read more]
Check out the press release about average ticket prices for the first half of the 2012 MLB season.
Spring Training is fully underway in Florida and Arizona and with all sorts of commotion happening during the off-season, 2012 has some very interesting story lines baseball fans will be keeping an eye on all season long. Following one of the most horrendous ends of the season in baseball history, it will be particularly interesting to see how Boston can recover. A revamped front office and a new manager after almost 10 years will have an impact, but at the end of the day its up to the players. ... [Read more]