Terry Francona

Terry Francona (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Tito Back to the Back Bay

By TOM WITHERS    AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) _ Indians manager Terry Francona is bracing for a lump in his throat and maybe a tear or two. He’s going back to Boston. For the first […]


Boston Red Sox v Cleveland Indians

One Big Inning in Cleveland

By TOM WITHERS   AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) _ Mike Napoli hit a three-run double in Boston’s seven-run second inning and the Red Sox, playing with heavy hearts one day after the deadly bombings back […]


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Zach McAllister Gives Indians Innings Eater In Rotation

Zach McAllister should break 200 if he stays healthy this year, which will be a boon to the back end of the Tribe’s rotation.


File photo of Bobby Valentine in 2002, when he managed the Mets. (Photo by Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Sox Want A Valentine?

By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) _ The Boston Red Sox said they were looking for a different voice in the clubhouse when they let Terry Francona walk after the worst September collapse […]


Theo Epstein (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/AP Photo)

Will Theo Epstein Be Next Sox Departure?

Could Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein be the next one out the door?


Terry Francona, Theo Epstein (Elise Amendola/AP Photo)

Fix it Time at Fenway

GM says there is plenty of blame to go around