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  1. Red Sox David Ortiz is the last remaining symbol of MLB's superpo...

    Howard Bryant

    In ESPN The Magazine, Howard Bryant writes that as the Yankees-Sox rivalry fades into baseball's background, David Ortiz grapples with a post-superpower world.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2014
  2. Manny Ramirez makes debut as player/coach for Iowa Cubs, the Trip...

    Jesse Rogers

    Former major league slugger Manny Ramirez went 0-for-4 in his debut on Thursday as a player/coach for the Triple-A Iowa Cubs, an affiliate of the Chicago Cubs.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2014
  3. MLB's best pure hitters

    Jerry Crasnick

    Who are baseball's best pure hitters? Any conversation should begin and end with Detroit's Miguel Cabrera.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2014
  4. Why did the Cubs hire Manny Ramirez?

    Buster Olney

    ST. LOUIS -- Manny Ramirez offended a whole lot of folks who work under the Major League Baseball umbrella during his career. OK, more than a lot. Maybe hundreds. Maybe thousands. Start with Jack McCormick, the Boston Red Sox's traveling secr...

    Blog | May 26, 2014
  5. King of October Ortiz crowned as MVP

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Former Celtics great Bill Russell will have his statue unveiled Friday. Someday, David Ortiz will have one here, too. Ortiz added to his legendary status in this city, and in the baseball world, when he was named MVP of the 109th Worl...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  6. MLB's postseason heroes and the moments they realize what they've...

    Steve Wulf

    They made baseball history, but when did they realize it? Ten postseason heroes share their stories about how the heroics sink in.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2013
  7. 5 stats to know: Rays at Red Sox

    Will Cohen, ESPN Stats & Info

    USA TODAY Sports, AP PhotoFelix Dubront (left) and David Price (right) will take the mound for their respective teams on Wednesday Night Baseball. The teams have split the first 2 games of the 4-game seriesThe Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox play t...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  8. Dustin Pedroia, Boston Red Sox finalize $110M, 8-year deal

    Gordon Edes and Kyle Brasseur

    The Boston Red Sox and All-Star second baseman Dustin Pedroia have finalized a $110 million, eight-year contract through the 2021 season.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2013
  9. Manny Ramirez signs short-term deal with Taiwan League's EDA Rhin...

    Former MLB star Manny Ramirez said Tuesday he is "starting a new beginning" after signing a short-term contract to play with the EDA Rhinos in Taiwan's professional baseball league.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2013
  10. Top 10 outfields in MLB history

    Buster Olney

    It's possible that by the end of the summer, the Angels' outfield of Mike Trout, Josh Hamilton and Peter Bourjos will be viewed as the best in baseball. Could it rank among the best ever? The standard is pretty high. On Sunday I ranked the...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  11. The 1961 New York Yankees top the 10 best outfields in MLB histor...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney ranks the top 10 outfields in baseball history, along with the latest news and notes from around baseball.

    Blog | Conversation | January 22, 2013
  12. L.A.'s vision behind the Red Sox trade

    Buster Olney

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Within the sport, the criticism of the Dodgers' trade with the Boston Red Sox is very strong. It's as if this is Major League Baseball's version of the infamous Herschel Walker deal, which transformed the Dallas Cowboy...

    Blog | August 26, 2012
  13. The Dodgers-Red Sox trade fits a short- and long-term plan for Lo...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that the general opinion around baseball regarding the Dodgers-Red Sox trade is that it was great for Boston and quite risky for L.A. Still, the Dodgers believe the deal fits their short- and long-term goals.

    Blog | Conversation | August 26, 2012
  14. Ortiz talks drug bans of Cabrera, Colon

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Within the Past two weeks, two close friends of bOSTON Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz have been suspended for violating Major League Baseball's drug policy. The Oakland Athletics' Bartolo Colon and the San Francisco Giants' Melky ...

    Blog | August 23, 2012
  15. Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz hits 400th career home run

    Jimmy Durkin

    Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz became the 49th player in baseball history to reach 400 home runs when he hit a solo shot in the fourth inning Wednesday against the Oakland Athletics.

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2012
  16. Should Braun receive NL MVP votes?

    Buster Olney

    CHICAGO -- Baseball writers who have votes for each of the major awards are told to submit their ballot the day after the end of the regular season, so there are roughly 14 weeks left to decide. But surely these numbers for a particular player, if...

    Blog | June 17, 2012