By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) _ Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell would like to keep the World Series champions together for another run at a title. And yet he knows that’s […]
Some famous Boston beards will be falling victim to the razor on Monday.
BOSTON (AP) _ The World Series champion Boston Red Sox have exercised their $13 million option on left-hander Jon Lester. Lester was the starting and winning pitcher twice during Boston’s six-game victory over the St. […]
For fans, players and political leaders who celebrated the Red Sox’s World Series title with cries of “Boston Strong,” the championship provided a jubilant finish to a season that was shadowed nearly from the start by the April bombings at the Boston Marathon.
The Boston Red Sox built a World Series champion in 2013 by avoiding the expensive free agents they’ve made mistakes on in the past. They’ll have to do it again this winter.
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino and team officials have announced plans for a celebration on Saturday of the Red Sox’ World Series championship.
John Farrell is the third Red Sox manager to win the World Series in his first season in charge, and only the second since 1918.
The Red Sox have now won three World Series in the past decade — but not since the days of Babe Ruth had Boston won a fall classic in its beloved Fenway Park.
The 2013 Major League Baseball season didn’t start with the Boston Marathon bombings for the Red Sox, but the slogan that held the city together after those bombings became the mantra of a team doing it’s part to help a community heal, the recurring theme of their season.
Davic Ortiz walked off as the World Series MVP after Boston won 6-1 Wednesday night in Game 6, capping a week in which he spurred the Red Sox with a mix of power, patience and a most timely pep talk.
Jon Lester, Red Sox (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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The Red Sox dedicated a statue of Carl Yastrzemski outside the right field entrance to Fenway Park on Sunday,