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