By MIKE CRANSTON Associated Press BOSTON (AP) _ Xander Bogaerts and David Ortiz each had three hits, and the Boston Red Sox beat Chris Sale and the White Sox 8-2 on Thursday night, […]
Just because someone is an All-Star in the eyes of Major League Baseball doesn’t mean you need or want them on your fantasy baseball roster. In fact, it’s mostly irrelevant to smart fantasy owners. By looking the hitters and pitchers in line for the big honor this week, you can find assets you have that other clueless owners might want in a trade. Think about how to exploit that weakness in your fantasy baseball league this weekend.
By FRED GOODALL AP Sports Writer ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) _ Mookie Betts doubled to extend his career-best hitting streak to 13 games and scored on Brock Holt’s 10th-inning single to give the […]
Strange as it may seem, not all injuries are created equal in sports. In baseball, any kind of hand/wrist injury can really impact a hitter’s ability to turn on a fastball, and those players trying to come back from such injuries often struggle at the plate. Likewise, foot injuries are hard to overcome for hitters and pitchers, especially if it’s to a plant foot that gives the player power to swing or throw the ball.
By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) _ Nick Markakis singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, Pedro Ciriaco added a pair of RBI singles and the Atlanta Braves beat the […]
By DOUG ALDEN Associated Press BOSTON (AP) _ Brock Holt became the first Boston player to hit for the cycle since 1996 and the Red Sox slugged their way out of a seven-game […]
By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer BALTIMORE (AP) _ Adam Jones drove in a run and played exceptional defense behind left-hander Wei-Yin Chen, who earned his second win of the season Wednesday night […]
By HOWARD ULMAN AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) _ Oakland’s Pat Venditte became the first pitcher in 20 years to throw with both arms in the same game, but the Boston Red Sox […]
By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer BALTIMORE (AP) _ Brock Holt hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer off Darren O’Day in the eighth inning, and the Boston Red Sox beat Baltimore 7-5 Friday night […]
Rookie Mookie Betts hit his first career grand slam, Anthony Ranaudo pitched six effective innings and the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-4 Friday night.