It took 108 years, and extra innings, but the Chicago Cubs, and all of their fans, can finally call themselves World Champions. In somewhat improbable fashion, the Cubs outlasted the gritty Cleveland Indians to win Game 7, 8-7, in 10 innings.
The Boston Red Sox entered Game 3 of their American League Division Series battle with the Cleveland Indians, hoping to stave off elimination for another day. Unfortunately for Red Sox Nation, it was a former Boston outfielder that rose to the occasion, Monday night, ending the Sox' postseason run with a 4-3 loss to the AL Central Champions.
As the Boston Red Sox prepare for the start of their American League Division Series match up with the Cleveland Indians, they have reportedly made a somewhat surprising decision about who will follow Rick Porcello and David Price to start Game 3.
CLEVELAND (AP) - David Price struck out 10 and won his
weather-delayed debut for Boston and David Ortiz hit a two-run
homer, leading the Red Sox to a 6-2 win over the Cleveland Indians,
who were forced to push their season opener back because of wintry
(Associated Press) - Cleveland manager Terry Francona said he plans to
accompany his longtime friend - Red Sox manager John Farrell - to
his first chemotherapy treatment for lymphoma on Tuesday.
''We were just talking and I was asking questions, the normal
questions, and he mentioned he was going to start Tuesday,''
Francona said Monday before the Indians opened a three-game series
Al Rosen's success in baseball didn't end after he left the diamond for the final time.
A muscular third baseman for the Cleveland Indians who won the 1953 AL MVP and later worked in the front offices of several teams, died Friday. He was 91...
The Boston Red Sox continue to reshape their starting rotation. "USA Today" reports they have agreed to a one-year, 9.5-million-dollar deal with right-handed starter Justin Masterson.
The 29-year-old went 7-and-9 with a 5.88 ERA in 28 games last season, including 25 starts...