Mike Napoli

New York Yankees v Boston Red Sox

Napoli Texas Bound

DETROIT (AP) _ Mike Napoli is headed back to the Texas Rangers. The first baseman was traded Friday by the Red Sox to the Rangers for a player to be named or cash. Boston also […]

08/07/2015

BOSTON, MA - JULY 31:  Brock Holt #26 of the Boston Red Sox scores a run against the Tampa Bay Rays during the fifth inning at Fenway Park on July 31, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Red Sox Win Battle Of East’s Least

By JIMMY GOLEN  AP Sports Writer   BOSTON (AP) _ The Red Sox held onto Mike Napoli at the trading deadline, and he responded a few hours later with a two-run homer off the top […]

07/31/2015

ANAHEIM, CA - JULY 20:  Ryan Hanigan #10  of the Boston Red Sox reacts after striking out in the fourth inning during a game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on July 20, 2015 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Jonathan Moore/Getty Images)

Angels Coast In Twinbill Opener

By GREG BEACHAM  AP Sports Writer   ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) _ Kole Calhoun and Albert Pujols homered during Los Angeles’ seven-run second inning, and the Angels opened their first home doubleheader since 2003 with an […]

07/20/2015

ATLANTA, GA - JUNE 17:  Second baseman Dustin Pedroia #15 of the Boston Red Sox flips the ball to second base for a force play in the sixth inning during the game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on June 17, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Red Sox Fall Flat

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 […]

06/17/2015

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Fantasy Baseball Season Is One-Third Over, So What Does Your Team Need To Win?

Two months into baseball season, and it’s time to assess what categories your fantasy team needs to improve—and win. On offense, you want to find players that can help your team batting average, for example, or move you up a few places in steals. For the pitching side, do you need more wins or saves? Figuring out now where the biggest gains are to be had in your league will make all the difference through the summer months.

05/30/2015

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - MAY 25: Ricky Nolasco #47 of the Minnesota Twins delivers a pitch against the Boston Red Sox during the first inning of the game on May 25, 2015 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Twins Slip Red Sox A Ricky

By JON KRAWCZYNSKI  AP Sports Writer     MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Ricky Nolasco struck out five in 7 2-3 innings and Trevor Plouffe hit a three-run homer to lead the surging Minnesota Twins to a […]

05/25/2015

New York Yankees v Boston Red Sox

Napoli Powers Red Sox to Win Over Angels

^By KEN POWTAK= ^Associated Press= BOSTON (AP) _ Mike Napoli might want to find that child that autographed his bat a couple of days ago and have him sign a few more. Napoli hit his […]

05/25/2015

New York Yankees v Boston Red Sox

Wild Start Costs Red Sox

By KEN POWTAK   Associated Press    BOSTON (AP) _ Derek Jeter has gone opposite field so many times in his career that it came as no surprise when his soft liner found Fenway Park’s grass […]

08/02/2014

TORONTO, CANADA - JULY 21:  Stephen Drew #23 of the Boston Red Sox is congratulated by Xander Bogaerts #2 and Mike Napoli #12 and Daniel Nava #29 after hitting a three-run home run in the third inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on July 21, 2014 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Red Sox Canadian Power Play

David Ortiz hit the 452nd and 453rd home runs of his career, moving past Boston great Carl Yastrzemski into 36th place on the all-time list, and the Red Sox won their fifth straight game Monday night, routing the Toronto Blue Jays 14-1.

07/21/2014

Presidents Rutherford B. Hayes, James A.Garfield, Benjamin Harrison

6 Baseball Players With Beards Like 19th Century Presidents

Styles always come back. But who knew the bushy beards of 19th Century presidents would take over Major League Baseball?

07/09/2014

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