Third baseman Will Middlebrooks tripped Allen Craig for a game-ending obstruction call on Jon Jay’s ninth-inning grounder, giving the St. Louis Cardinals a bizarre 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night and a 2-1 World Series lead.
Jon Lester says there was nothing but rosin– which is perfectly legal –on his glove when he beat the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 1 of the World Series. A pitcher in the Cardinals organization suggested he might have used Vaseline — which is illegal.
Due to contracts between MLB and ESPN, WTIC is required to carry the ESPN Radio feed for all World Series games. We will carry the WEEI/Red Sox Radio Network pregame show from 6-7pm and at […]
If you’re looking for a favorite in the World Series that begins at Fenway Park on Wednesday, it’s got to be the Red Sox– by a whisker.
At least one cardinal is rooting for the Red Sox in the World Series.
As the World Series gets underway, both the Red Sox and the Cardinals have come a long way since they met on a sunny Florida field in February, when Jon Lester pitched Boston to a win in spring training.
Shane Victorino’s seventh-inning grand slam propelled Boston to a 5-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night, clinching the AL championship series.
John Lackey edged Justin Verlander in the latest duel of these pitching-rich playoffs, and Boston’s bullpen shut down Detroit’s big boppers with the game on the line to lift the Red Sox over the Tigers 1-0 Tuesday for a 2-1 lead in the AL championship series.
Anibal Sanchez and four Detroit Tigers relievers came within two outs of the first combined no-hitter in postseason history, striking out 17 to beat the Boston Red Sox 1-0 Saturday night in the AL championship series opener.
By JIMMY GOLEN, AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) _ To Red Sox teammate Jonny Gomes, it doesn’t matter that Xander Bogaerts just turned 21 and had never appeared in a postseason game before this week. […]