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85th MLB All Star Game

Sports Commentary 7/31/14 – Tiger’s defense at Firestone and the MLB Trade Deadline

Today it’s about the futures market. Not on Wall Street, in sports. Today Tiger Woods opens defense of his WGC Bridgestone Invitational title at Firestone in Akron, perhaps his favorite course, having won their nine times.

07/31/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JULY 15:  American League All-Star Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees acknowledges the crowd before his first at bat during the 85th MLB All-Star Game at Target Field on July 15, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Jeter 2-for-2 In Final All-Star Game; AL Wins

Derek Jeter was a huge hit from the very start in his final All-Star game.

07/16/2014

Shane Victorino, Red Sox (Elsa/Getty Images)

Victorino On DL As Sox Open At Camden Yards

The Red Sox tweet that Shane Victorino has been placed on the disabled list and Jackie Bradley Jr. has been called up from Pawcatuck. Hear the game at 3:05 on WTIC NewsTalk 1080.

03/31/2014

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 30:  David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox points to the dugout after hitting a two-run single against the Chicago White Sox during the fourth inning at Fenway Park on August 30, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Winslow Townson/Getty Images)

Confirmation: Ortiz Is Staying

David Ortiz and the Red Sox agreed to a 2015 contract Sunday with options for the following two years, a move that means the popular slugger will probably finish his career in Boston.

03/24/2014

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 30:  David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox points to the dugout after hitting a two-run single against the Chicago White Sox during the fourth inning at Fenway Park on August 30, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Winslow Townson/Getty Images)

Lester Strong, Ortiz Homers As Red Sox Beat Rays 6-2

Jon Lester allowed one hit over three scoreless innings in his delayed first spring training start and David Ortiz hit his first home run of the exhibition season Monday as the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2.

03/10/2014

(Photo credit:  Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Cherington Apologizes To Marlins For Split-Squad Roster

Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington apologized to the Marlins for mostly minor-league lineup the team sent for last week’s game. The Marlins had raised ticket prices for the game against the World Champions, but the split squad which arrived in Jupiter was almost all minor leaguers.

03/10/2014

Boston Red Sox  v Tampa Bay Rays

Buchhholz With Three Hitless Innings, Carp Homers As Red Sox Defeat Pirates

Clay Buchholz pitched three hitless innings, Mike Carp hit a long homer and the Boston Red Sox beat a Pittsburgh Pirates split squad 4-1 on Sunday.

03/09/2014

David Phelps (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Phelps With Five Scoreless Innings As Yanks-Rays Tie At 3 In 10

By MARK DIDTLER,  Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. (AP) _ David Phelps boosted his bid to be the New York Yankees’ fifth starter, pitching five scoreless innings Sunday during a 3-3 tie with the Tampa Bay […]

03/09/2014

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 30:  David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox points to the dugout after hitting a two-run single against the Chicago White Sox during the fourth inning at Fenway Park on August 30, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Winslow Townson/Getty Images)

Ortiz Doubles As Red Sox Beat Braves 4-1 At Spring Training

David Ortiz ended an 0-for-8 spring training start with an RBI double in the fourth inning as the Boston Red Sox beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 Friday.

03/07/2014

David Wright (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets, Cardinals In 5-5 Tie

New York Mets captain David Wright was 0 for 3 in his spring training debut and St. Louis Cardinals prospect Oscar Tavares went 1 for 3 with a run in his first appearance of the exhibition season, a 5-5 tie Friday.

03/07/2014

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