Freddie Freeman hit a two-run homer to lead off the 11th inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Boston Red Sox 8-7 on Friday night to clinch the No. seed in the National League playoffs. Freeman’s homer off Jeffrey Springs (0-2) drove in Ender Inciarte, who started the inning on second base, and bolstered the Braves slugger’s case for the NL MVP Award.
Posted: September 26, 2020, 5:05 am
Jackie Bradley Jr. homers to center field. Kevin Plawecki singles to center field. Bobby Dalbec reaches on a fielder’s choice to shallow infield.
Posted: September 26, 2020, 3:26 am
Red Sox left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez has been cleared to start physical activity as he continues his recovery from myocarditis.
Posted: September 26, 2020, 2:18 am
Rafael Devers grounds out to first base for an RBI, allowing Jackie Bradley Jr. to score and putting the Red Sox ahead in the top of the 7th
Posted: September 26, 2020, 1:07 am
Red Sox DH J.D. Martinez said Friday he is unlikely to opt out of his contract following his underwhelming 2020 campaign.
Posted: September 25, 2020, 9:55 pm
Why did CC Sabathia seem to hate Red Sox outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr.? Let’s just say athletes motivate themselves in peculiar ways…
Posted: September 25, 2020, 6:40 pm
Betts, acquired in a trade with the Boston Red Sox, becomes the first member of the Dodgers to top the list since rankings began in 2010. New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge was second and Philadelphia Phillies Bryce Harper third in the rankings based on the sale of jerseys from MLBShop.com since the opening day of the COVID-19-hit season that saw the schedule cut from 182 to 60 games.
Posted: September 25, 2020, 6:39 pm
John Tomase explains why we should stop acting like Alex Cora’s return to the Red Sox is a done deal.
Posted: September 25, 2020, 4:38 pm
Brad Johnson finds the best MLB DFS Plays for Friday, September 25. (Sam Greene/Cincinnati Enquirer via Imagn Content Services, LLC)
Posted: September 25, 2020, 3:16 pm
Jose Iglesias, Pat Valaika and Austin Hays homered to lead the Baltimore Orioles past the Boston Red Sox 13-1 Thursday night in a struggle for last place in the AL East. 5-8 hitters – each had three of Baltimore’s 18 hits as the Orioles won for just the second time in eight games.
Posted: September 25, 2020, 3:19 am
Alex Cobb finished this season the way he started it – by carving up the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. In between, he was finally what the Orioles signed him to be – a reliable, veteran starting pitcher who gave them a chance to win. Cobb’s effort in the Orioles’ 13-1 win over the Red Sox on Thursday night to avoid a series sweep was the seventh of his 10 starts in which he allowed two earned …
Posted: September 25, 2020, 3:08 am
1903 – The Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Boston Pilgrims 7-3 in the first World Series game. Jimmy Sebring hits the first Series homer, Deacon Phillippe is the winning pitcher and Cy Young the loser. 1961 – Roger Maris hits his 61st home run of the season, against Tracy Stallard of the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium.
Posted: September 24, 2020, 5:01 pm
Spencer Limbach runs through the best MLB DFS Plays, Bargains, and GPP Pivots for the evening slate (7:10 ET) on Thursday, September 24. (Getty Images)
Posted: September 24, 2020, 4:19 pm
Nathan Eovaldi will always be a World Series hero for the Red Sox, but as John Tomase explains, it would behoove Chaim Bloom to find a trade partner for the right-hander this offseason.
Posted: September 24, 2020, 3:07 pm
A promising September for Orioles rookie Dean Kremer ended on a sour note as the young starting pitcher didn’t survive the third inning in a 9-1 loss to the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night at Fenway Park. Kremer, who debuted with three at-times dominant starts this month, was hit early and often Wednesday as Jackie Bradley Jr. and Kevin Plawecki drove in runs in a two-run first inning. He …
Posted: September 24, 2020, 3:07 am