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Aceves Solid, Red Sox Beat Phillies 9-3

Alfredo Aceves was solid in a spot start appearance in place of Clay Buchholz. Pedroia and Napoli each homered in the first inning as the Sox down the Phillies in the first game of this four game series. Buchholz was scratched from Monday’s game due to collarbone and AC joint irritation. Alfredo Aceves came up […]

Philadelphia Phillies to Sign Jonathan Papelbon

The Red Sox have officially said goodbye to their All-Star closer this offseason. The Philadelphia Phillies have reportedly reached a deal with Jonathan Papelbon for 4 years/$50 million, pending a physical. Papelbon put together another stellar season in 2011 with a 2.94 ERA in 64.1 IP with 31 saves and a 12.20 K/9. The Phillies […]

Cliff Lee Shuts Out Red Sox 5-0; Ortiz to Play 1st Base Tonight?

Cliff Lee pitched a complete game shut out of the Red Sox to give the Phillies a decisive win in Tuesday night’s interleague matchup between the two World Series favorites. The game was billed as a pitching duel between aces Josh Beckett and Lee, but only one of them turned in an ace-worthy performance. In […]

The Couch Potato Report: C’s, Sox, and Soccer Goes Global

Another sports-filled weekend is upon us, and of course, all eyes are focused on South Africa, where the world’s most popular sport takes center stage in the biggest tournament of them all, the World Cup. Locally, Americans don’t hold this event nearly in as high a regard as the rest of the world, but with […]

Photos from the 2009 World Series

Images: Yankees Win 27th World Series So, the Yankees won the whole darn thing. They have 27 World Championships, more than any other franchise in sports history. Will another Yankee dynasty begin? Well, that’s a question for another day. Before moving forward, we must look back. Nothing captures sports better than still images, and below […]