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  1. Boston Red Sox can't just hit re-set button

    Gordon Edes

    There's still much to do this season before the Red Sox turn to 2015.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2014
  2. Hall of Very Good: Tiant, Oliva elected

    David Schoenfield

    Shawn Anderson runs a fun site called The Hall of Very Good -- a great way of honoring those who fall just short of Cooperstown status. This year's inductees are Luis Tiant, Tony Oliva and ... The San Diego Chicken. Here's Shawn's post introducing th...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  3. Johnny Cueto flourishing with funky delivery

    Jerry Crasnick

    Johnny Cueto's delivery evokes memories of Luis Tiant in his heyday.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2014
  4. MLB - Cuban baseball is in state of flux

    Jorge Morejon

    Cuba's fortunes as an international baseball power have fallen for a variety of reasons, one of which is the renewed migration of top talent to MLB.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2014
  5. Ten from '70s, '80s for the Hall of Fame

    David Schoenfield

    A follow-up to yesterday's post titled "One thing Hall of Fame voters get wrong." The premise of that piece was that voters haven't properly adjusted for the increasing number of teams since expansion first began in 1961 -- from 16 teams to the 30 we...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  6. Tiant, Fisk set to throw out first pitch

    Former Red Sox greats and battery mates Luis Tiant and Carlton Fisk will be on hand Wednesday night at Fenway Park, where they'll take part in the ceremonial first pitch before Game 6 of the World Series. It's an appropriate choice, as Tiant and F...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  7. 2013 World Series -- Boston Red Sox piece together Game 4 win on ...

    Gordon Edes

    Starting with Clay Buchholz, John Farrell pieced things together in Game 4.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2013
  8. World Series: Pressure is on Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz...

    Gordon Edes

    Game 4 could be a defining moment for Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2013
  9. Yearbook, July 19: Two greats make debuts

    Patrick Dorsey

    July 19, 1960 and 1964: The former date saw the debut of eventual Hall of Famer Juan Marichal (top, seen in the 1960s), who allowed just one hit in the San Francisco Giants' 2-0 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. The latter brought the first gam...

    Blog | July 19, 2012
  10. Oakland no bargain on Papi's hunt for 400

    Gordon Edes

    These things can take time. Carl Yastrzemski's 399th home run came in the ninth inning off Luis Tiant in Yankee Stadium and beat the Bombers, 3-2. That was June 30, 1979. Yaz went 17 games and 57 at-bats, batting .190 in that stretch, before hitti...

    Blog | July 03, 2012
  11. Sox hospitality beats OKC for Lil Wayne?

    Matt Porter

    MIAMI -- Rapper Lil Wayne found the Boston Red Sox's clubhouse more friendly than the Oklahoma City Thunder's home arena. Wayne, who was upset at the Thunder after he claimed he was denied access to their May 31 game against the San Antonio Spurs,...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  12. Series preview: Mets at Rockies

    Adam Rubin

    Getty Images/Associated Press The Mets face (l to r) Drew Pomeranz, ageless Jamie Moyer and Jeremy Guthrie this weekend at Coors Field. METS (11-8, third place/NL East) vs. COLORADO ROCKIES (9-9, third place/NL West) Friday: RHP Chris Schwinden ...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  13. El Tiante gets another shot at Hall

    Gordon Edes

    DALLAS -- Luis Tiant will be held up to history's judgment again Monday, when the Hall of Fame's "Golden Era" Committee will consider anew whether his career is worthy of inclusion in Cooperstown. Tiant's career was found wanting in the 15 years ...

    Blog | December 04, 2011
  14. Tiant, Kaat fall short of Hall of Fame status

    David Schoenfield

    The other day, I argued the Hall of Fame cases of Ron Santo and Minnie Minoso. Here are the other eight on the Veterans Committee ballot. Jim Kaat, P, 1959-83 Stats: 283-237, 3.45 ERA, 625 GS, 4530.1 IP, 4620 H, 1083 BB, 2461 SO Jim Kaat won...

    Blog | November 05, 2011
  15. Tiant on 'Golden Era' ballot for Hall

    Gordon Edes

    Luis Tiant's Hall of Fame chances, dashed by his failure to be elected in the 15 years he was on the writers' ballot, remain alive. The former Red Sox great is one of eight players and two executives named to the "Golden Era" ballot, to be voted u...

    Blog | November 03, 2011
  16. Gil Hodges, Jim Kaat, Ron Santo, Luis Tiant on Baseball Hall of F...

    Gil Hodges, Jim Kaat, Ron Santo and Luis Tiant are among 10 candidates for the baseball Hall of Fame who will be on the Veterans Committee ballot next month.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2011