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Sunday Shootaround

The East's compelling trainwreck<p>BOSTON -- The strangest of playoff chases pulled out all the stops last week with five teams in various states of either rebuilding or retrenchment jockeying for the final two postseason spots in the Eastern Conference. It made for an oddly compelling week in which …

How to Fix the Boston Red Sox's Biggest Problems Early in 2014

The Boston Red Sox enter Tuesday with a 12-14 record and a -15 run differential, tied for second worst in the American League. It’s a far cry from where the defending World Series champions expected to be at the end of April.<p>What can the Red Sox do to get back in first place instead of battling to …

BOS@TOR: Bradley Jr. makes over-the-shoulder catch

BOS@TOR: Bradley Jr. opens scoring with RBI single

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MLB Rumors: The Early-Season Buzz Around Every Team

We're only two weeks into the regular season, and already the rumor mill has begun to churn.<p>From potential free-agent signings and trades (both now and later in the season) to the health of injured stars, lineup shuffling to contract extensions for pending free agents, there's something rumored to …

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4/11/14 Condensed Game: BOS@NYY

2014 Boston Red Sox: Biggest Early-Season Surprises and Disappointments

Two weeks into the defense of their 2013 World Series title, the Boston Red Sox find themselves in a similar position compared to recent years.<p>Katie Sharp and Justin Havens of ESPN Stats and Information pointed out that Boston’s record through 12 games is below .500. That’s also happened at the …

Injury-plagued Yankees beat Red Sox with replay help

NEW YORK -- With a little help from the replay room, Carlos Beltran and the banged-up Yankees did just enough to hold off Boston.<p>Beltran hit a …

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Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees Series Highlights Importance of Depth

Depth is going to be a huge factor in the race for the AL East pennant this season. Never was that more apparent than during the Boston Red Sox's 3-2 loss to the New York Yankees on Sunday night.<p>It was a frustrating night for the Red Sox, who dropped three out of four games in New York and now have …

Farrell: 'Human element' alters replay

NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball's replay system was designed to mitigate the human element in umpiring decisions. Instead, after coming out on the …

Boston Red Sox

Fan sleeps in stands during game vs. Red Sox

Russell Westbrook is serious about goal tending dead-ball shots

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook goes all out in goal tending two shots by the Indiana Pacers as the game was going to timeout.<p>Maybe it …

This Zach Randolph pass is utterly filthy

Sometimes there are plays that just make you pause and wonder how they happened.<p>Zach Randolph's pass against the Lakers is so good that at first glance you might think it was an accident. It's hard to comprehend how this behind-the-back, bounce pass assist worked, but it did -- so all we can do is …

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Red Sox use 14-hit attack to edge Orioles

BALTIMORE -- The Boston Red Sox opened the new baseball season the same way they finished the last one -- by combining solid pitching and a …

Baseball

Cardinals' Matt Adams Shoves Reds Fan, Gets Flipped the Bird

The St. Louis Cardinals and the Cincinnati Reds have had a pretty intense rivalry since brawling late in the 2010 season, and Reds fans don't exactly roll out the red carpet when the Cardinals playing at Great American Ball Park, especially when a player crosses the line.<p>During Thursday's rubber …

Bees in center field delay the game

Matt Adams and fan battle for foul ball

Coco Crisp, you just walked off for the A’s. Here’s some pie and water for your troubles

Coco Crisp, you just walked off for the A’s. Here’s some pie and water for your troubles.

5 Reasons to Be Optimistic for Philadelphia Phillies' 2014 Season

Monday, March 31 welcomed back baseball into the hearts of fans everywhere. In Philadelphia, while that is certainly the case, how much love fans will give back to the sport is a different story.<p>The Philadelphia Phillies were the worst team in all of the majors in spring training. Cole Hamels is …

ATL@MIL: Ballboy makes a nice grab in the third

Boston Red Sox 2014 Outlook: Outfield

With Jacoby Ellsbury off to the evil empire, the Boston Red Sox will have a void to fill left by the speedy center fielder.<p>The Red Sox have had a …

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Fantasy Baseball: 25 Sleepers Primed to Break Down MLB's Doors in 2014

Experts and armchair analysts will tell you that fantasy baseball is all about value-based strategy. This value-based strategy will eliminate the need to overpay for certain players since you can play match-maker with your overall needs as your draft ensues.<p>However, godsend acquisitions late in the …