World Series

Lucy Burdge
October 23, 2018 - 12:13 pm
Yes, a World Series at Fenway Park is very exciting but Boston officials are asking Red Sox fans to not destroy the city while celebrating. Mayor Marty Walsh made a plea to the public on Tuesday ahead of Game 1, invoking the Red Sox hashtag “Do Damage,” asking fans to do the opposite. “That’s for...
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WEEI
October 23, 2018 - 9:29 am
With the Red Sox back in the World Series, it's time to test your knowledge of their history on baseball's biggest stage. Take the quiz and enter to win a Jim Rice autographed baseball!
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Justin Turner
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John Tomase
October 23, 2018 - 12:56 am
There’s only one David Ortiz, but when it comes to the postseason, Justin Turner might be the next best thing. And to think they were nearly Red Sox teammates. It was only four years ago that Turner found himself free to sign anywhere after being dropped by the Mets. Then-Red Sox general manager...
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Nathan Eovaldi
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John Tomase
October 22, 2018 - 7:36 pm
Nathan Eovaldi has not yet spoken to the Red Sox about a contract extension, but he’s open to returning when he hits free agency next month. “I’d love to be back,” Eovaldi said on Monday. “But nothing’s popped up yet.” When Eovaldi arrived in Boston at the trade deadline for left-handed prospect...
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Rob Bradford
October 22, 2018 - 6:02 pm
Last year much was made of how different the baseballs used in the World Series were compared to the ones used in the games leading up to the postseason's final round. It was determined that the ones used in the Fall Classic were slicker than normal, making it difficult for the pitchers to obtain...
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Manny Machado
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John Tomase
October 22, 2018 - 3:31 pm
Manny Machado is one of the best young players in baseball, but at the moment he's also its biggest villain. A year ago, his late slide left Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia with a knee injury that may yet prove career-ending. During the playoffs, Machado admitted he doesn't always play hard...
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Rob Bradford
October 21, 2018 - 10:29 pm
Eric Gagne’s time in Boston was brutal. That isn’t difficult for Red Sox fans to remember. That is tough for Gagne to forget. Bottles were thrown at him while walking off the field. Walks to and from his hotel often led to verbal (and, sometimes, physical) confrontations. The guy who set relieving...
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John Tomase
October 21, 2018 - 2:48 pm
The Red Sox will likely carry 11 pitchers in the World Series, manager Alex Cora said on Sunday. While the Red Sox could choose to carry an extra pitcher, they prefer the flexibility of a 14th position player, particularly since it lets them pinch hit for their catchers. “With us, it’s not about...
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John Tomase
October 21, 2018 - 9:22 am
First things first: Chris Sale did not end up in the hospital because of an infected belly button ring. The Red Sox ace has mastered the art of deadpan delivery, so on Saturday it was understandable that some took him at face value when he said this: "I had irritation from a belly button ring, just...
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Rob Bradford
October 20, 2018 - 11:26 pm
The Red Sox and Dodgers have played six times since they made THE trade back on Aug. 25, 2012. The Sox have won a World Series, having played 32 postseason games while totaling a record of 559-445. The Dodgers? They haven't quite accomplished the ultimate goal of a World Series title during that...
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