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If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 4

A month into the season, and many teams are holding steady. But there’s still some changes going on. Some lower ranked teams are making some runs to get back into things, while others continue to sputter and be streaky. The DL continues to hoard some big names, which always mixes things up, so let’s look […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 3

Three weeks into the season, and there’s starting to be some real separation in the NL divisions, but the AL is still largely close. The AL East is starting to even out, while Washington’s stock continues to rise. Where has everyone wound up this week? Let’s look at what would happen if the playoffs started […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 2

Another week into the season and the injury bug is starting to bite into teams. The Yankees are without Brett Gardner and the Cardinals are without Lance Berkman, among others. Texas is still near unbeatable, while the Red Sox are terrible once more. Where have all these changes left everyone? Let’s look at what would […]

Manny Ramirez’s Return: Orioles or A’s… Why Bother?

Do you ever get the feeling like there’s no one on earth who loves you? That feeling that you’re completely alone in the world, completely abandoned by people who once cared so much for you? I bet that Oakland Athletics and Baltimore Orioles fans feel that way all the time. These two franchises had so much to look forward […]

Rays Rally and Red Sox Crumble to Complete Crushing September Collapse

Blame it on the rain. On a night that started out looking like everything could be forgotten. The Red Sox would make the playoffs and the collapse would be nothing but an after thought. The Rays were down 7-0 to the Yankees and the Red Sox were up on the Orioles. Unfortunately, the baseball gods […]

Red Sox Survive Orioles 8-7, Remain Tied for Wild Card

The Boston Red Sox escaped disaster on Tuesday night, topping the Baltimore Orioles 8-7 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore. Boston remains tied with Tampa Bay atop the American League Wild Card standing with just one game remaining. The lineup produced a quartet of home runs while Alfredo Aceves earned his 10th victory […]

Red Sox Somehow Lose to O’s Again, But Still Ahead of Rays & Angels

The Rays had a terrific chance to make some headway in the race for the American League Wild Card spot on Wednesday with a doubleheader scheduled in New York. Instead, they lost two straight 4-2 ball games, giving the Red Sox a great chance to bury the race for good with just a week’s worth […]

Bedard Served with Child Support Papers; Papelbon Blows Save in Sox Loss

The Red Sox needed a lengthy start from Erik Bedard on Tuesday night as they continue to drag their feet on the way to the playoffs. Bedard, who was coming off injuries to his knee and lat and hadn’t pitched since Sept. 3, just became the latest Red Sox starter in a long line to […]

Red Sox Split Doubleheader with Orioles, Still Lead Rays By 2

The Red Sox started the day just 2.0 games ahead of the Rays in the AL Wild Card race, and after 18 long innings of baseball against those pesky Orioles, the Sox remain just 2.0 games up with eight games to go. Game 1: Orioles 7, Red Sox 6 W: Jeremy Guthrie (9-17) - 6.0 IP, […]

Reddick Helps Beat Yankees in Walk-Off Thriller; Sox Take Over 1st in AL East

Criticize the marathon games that come from baseball’s best rivalry if you will, but boy do the Sox and Yankees deliver some cardiac action. Sunday was pitted as a mismatch between resurgent ace Josh Beckett and the surprising but weaker Freddy Garcia. What it turned into was a late-inning comeback for the regular season ages […]

Ellsbury Homers Twice in the Heat to Give Red Sox Series Win in Baltimore

It was hot in Baltimore on Wednesday: 92 degrees, with enough humidity and sunshine to make it feel like 100. But not even the high temperatures could match the heat of Jacoby Ellsbury. Ellsbury homered twice Wednesday afternoon, leading the the Red Sox to a 4-0 victory against the Orioles. The win gave Boston its […]

Guthrie Stymies Sox Offense, Notches Fourth Victory of Year

Sox Offense Goes Quiet, Weiland OK in 2nd Start After the Red Sox scored 15 runs on Monday night and seeing 3-13 Jeremy Guthrie on the bump on Tuesday, Sox fans may have figured it would be the same result. That was not the case on at Camden Yards, as Guthrie silenced the Red Sox […]

Crawford Gets 2 Hits, RBI in Return; Red Sox Clobber Orioles Bullpen

The Red Sox needed 16 innings to score one run Sunday night in Tampa Bay. Twenty-four hours later in Baltimore, they needed just half that to score 15. Boston broke a 7-7 tie with an eight-run eighth inning, and Carl Crawford returned to the Red Sox with two hits, two runs and an RBI. The […]

David Ortiz, Kevin Gregg Suspended 4 Games For Fight

Nearly a week after David Ortiz and Kevin Gregg went toe-to-toe near the pitcher’s mound (and no one even landed a punch), Major League Baseball came down hard on the parties involved, issuing four-game suspensions to each player. Ortiz has appealed his suspension with a big series against the Rays coming up. In case you […]

Red Sox Sweep O’s, Lead AL East at All-Star Break

The Red Sox completed their sweep of the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday, beating them 8-6 and gaining their sixth win in a row. They head into the All-Star Break with a one-game lead over the Yankees in the AL East. The Orioles, meanwhile, lost their seventh in a row. Starting pitcher Kyle Weiland made his major […]