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  1. Is the Panda worth the price?

    ESPNBoston.com

    In need of a third baseman, the Red Sox will undoubtedly kick the tires on World Series hero Pablo Sandoval, though there's some question as to whether Boston would give the Kung Fu Panda the years and salary he's seeking. Sandoval's agent told t...

    Blog | November 07, 2014
  2. A hero one step beyond 'unlikely'

    Buster Olney

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Jake Peavy's eyesight is awful, and the truth is he sprinted out of the Giants' dugout Thursday night not entirely sure of what he had just seen. Peavy didn't know whether Travis Ishikawa's long drive to right field had cleared the t...

    Blog | October 17, 2014
  3. Royals overcome themselves to win AL wild card

    Doug Padilla

    Using every little-ball gambit they could, the Royals would not be denied an AL wild-card win.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2014
  4. Yankees-Red Sox Preview

    Yankees-Red Sox Preview

    Preview | September 25, 2014
  5. Derek Jeter plays final home game for New York Yankees

    Wallace Matthews

    Derek Jeter closed the Bronx chapter of his career with a walk-off win for the Yankees.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2014
  6. Vazquez flashes skills with bat and arm

    Kyle Brasseur

    BOSTON -- Perhaps the memo throughout the league on Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez should now be updated to include just how dangerous the cannon-armed backstop can be with his bat as well. Sure, he wasn't the walk-off hero in Friday nig...

    Blog | September 06, 2014
  7. Four-man infield shift pays off; Dodgers feel good Hanley Ramirez...

    Mark Saxon

    SAN DIEGO -- They looked like a kickoff-coverage team, lined up and holding themselves on their tip-toes, trying not to go offside but ready to charge down the field and be the hero. The Los Angeles Dodgers might have employed the first four-man, ...

    Blog | August 30, 2014
  8. Holt, Cespedes bruised but not beaten

    Mark Polishuk, Special to ESPNBoston.com

    TORONTO -- Both Yoenis Cespedes and Brock Holt were a few inches away from being ninth-inning defensive heroes for the Red Sox rather than suffering costly collisions -- Cespedes with the left field wall and Holt with teammate Dustin Pedroia. As i...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  9. Yesteryear's LLWS hero: M's McClendon

    Jerry Crasnick

    PHILADELPHIA -- Every once in awhile, Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon hauls out the video clip of his performance in the 1971 Little League World Series championship game and watches it for fun. But it's more a bonding ritual with his 26-yea...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  10. Yankees end 5-game losing streak behind Derek Jeter's single in 9...

    Derek Jeter hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning and the New York Yankees ended a five-game skid with a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 16, 2014
  11. Ranaudo gets to face his childhood hero

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- One of Anthony Ranaudo's fondest wishes comes true Friday night. This goes beyond making his major-league debut for the Red Sox at Fenway Park. Ranaudo grew up in Jackson, N.J., in a family of Yankee fans. He was 7 years old when he w...

    Blog | August 01, 2014
  12. Deadline should mark end of an era for Chicago Cubs

    Jon Greenberg

    Come 2015, Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer's rebuilding process should have the team back in the hunt.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2014
  13. Chase Headley plays hero in 14th inning of first game with Yankee...

    Chase Headley came through with a storybook swing at the stroke of midnight in his Yankees debut, hitting a game-winning single in the 14th inning to give New York a 2-1 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 22, 2014
  14. Carp plays role of pinch-hit hero perfectly

    Kyle Brasseur | Special to ESPNBoston.com

    BOSTON -- In Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell's mind, coming into close games are the situations Mike Carp was made for. And Carp finally accepts that. Spending more than a month on the disabled list with a broken foot -- parked up on the co...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  15. Getting to know Mookie Betts a little better

    Mookie Betts

    Who is Mookie Betts? By now you have probably heard how he was nicknamed for former NBA guard Mookie Blaylock -- not 1986 Mets World Series hero Mookie Wilson. You know he got his first MLB hit in his debut game on "Sunday Night Baseball" at Yankee S...

    Blog | July 05, 2014
  16. Chris Davis crushes pinch-hit, walk-off HR to play hero for Oriol...

    Chris Davis interrupted his frustrating season with a pinch-hit, three-run homer in the ninth inning to give the Baltimore Orioles a 6-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 23, 2014