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  1. MLB, union working with Boombang to advance protective headgear f...

    William Weinbaum

    On Friday, MLB and MLB Players Association officials told OTL they have been engaged for months with Boombang, a California-based engineering, research and consulting company, in an effort to advance the development of protective headgear for pitchers.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2014
  2. Lester stands alone as Red Sox All-Star

    Brendan C. Hall

    BOSTON -- Part of the collateral damage from the Red Sox's first-half struggles came clear on Sunday, when Jon Lester was the team's lone representative named to the American League All-Star squad (although a second member, Koji Uehara, is in line to...

    Blog | July 06, 2014
  3. Farm notes: Betts continues to impress

    Mike Andrews,

    While he certainly cooled off in mid-May after an out-of-this-world April, Double-A Portland second baseman Mookie Betts remains one of the top stories in the Red Sox organization, posting a line of .362/.448/.562 with 6 home runs and 22 stolen bases...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  4. Beckham works on struggles sans limelight

    Sahadev Sharma

    CHICAGO -- Gordon Beckham is no stranger to offensive struggles. The Chicago White Sox second baseman impressed in his first season with the team, posting a solid .270/.347/.460 line in 2009. However, over the next four seasons, Beckham failed to pro...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  5. MLB - Five most shift-proof hitters

    Jayson Stark

    These five hitters are quite adept at hitting 'em where they ain't. Meet baseball's most shift-proof hitters.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2014
  6. Morning Briefing: Gee's streak

    Danny Knobler

    NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: The New York Mets have another scoreless innings streak on the line Saturday night, in the second of a three-game series with the Philadelphia Phillies. This streak, they wouldn't mind seeing go on. Dillon Gee (3-1,...

    Blog | May 10, 2014
  7. Napoli excelling at 1B with more experience

    Gordon Edes

    The fastest man in baseball had just laid down a perfect bunt that hugged the dirt along the foul line, the runner a red blur headed toward first base. In a split second, Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli had to decide whether to field the ball or le...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  8. Farm notes: Betts soars up the charts

    Mike Andrews,

    As of May 1, Double-A Portland second baseman Mookie Betts leads all of minor league baseball with a .430 batting average. His full slash line is .430/.481/.688 with 10 doubles, 4 homes runs, and 10 stolen bases, which follows up a breakout 2013 seas...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  9. Umpire Brad Myers leaves game after being struck by ball

    Umpire Brad Myers was struck by a line drive and left Cincinnati's spring game against Cleveland.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2014
  10. Zack Greinke of Los Angeles Dodgers not excited about potential s...

    Mark Saxon

    Opening their season in Australia more than a week ahead of 28 other teams is causing the Los Angeles Dodgers some headaches, particularly when they try to line up their pitching.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2014
  11. Odds are with Yankees on Tanaka

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- For what it's worth, the online gambling site has installed the Yankees as 3/2 favorites to land Masahiro Tanaka, with the Dodgers the second choice at 11/4. Here is the entire line for the Tanaka Sweepstakes: New York...

    Blog | January 16, 2014
  12. More gold for Robinson Cano?

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Robinson Cano is in line to win his third Gold Glove in the past three seasons, having been named today as one of three finalists for the American League second baseman's award, along with Boston's Dustin Pedroia and Tampa Bay's Ben Zobri...

    Blog | October 25, 2013
  13. Running up score flap? No smoke, no fire

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- One line of questioning to Rays manager Joe Maddon after Friday's 12-2 Red Sox win suggested that the Sox had run up the score on Tampa Bay in the team's four-run eighth inning, when Jacoby Ellsbury stole second and Shane Victorino went fir...

    Blog | October 05, 2013
  14. Mike Moustakas homers in 13th to lift Royals by Mariners

    Moustakas' HR in 13th lifts Royals past Mariners

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 05, 2013
  15. Pedroia's slugging percentage at a low

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- Since going 3-for-39 (.077) in the first 10 games after the All-Star break, a slump that cost his batting average 22 percentage points overall, Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia has regained his stride at the plate, posting a slash line...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  16. Ten predictions for the stretch run

    David Schoenfield

    When Alex Rodriguez got caught off second base on Ichiro Suzuki's line drive back to the pitcher in the 10th inning, I was sure the Tampa Bay Rays would win. When Joba Chamberlain walked Jose Molina leading off the bottom of the 10th, I was sure t...

    Blog | August 25, 2013