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  1. Shane Victorino to debut for Boston Red Sox after opening season ...

    Kyle Brasseur

    Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino didn't want to use the word "excited" when talking about his return to the team Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2014
  2. The Yankees, the Red Sox ... and luck

    Andrew Marchand

    Using the word "luck" seems disparaging when we talk about winning championships. It appears to insinuate there wasn't much skill involved. So let's get this out of the way: The Boston Red Sox earned their title in 2013. They tied with the St. Lou...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  3. Baltimore 'beards' Boston's playoff bid

    Gordon Edes and Kyle Brasseur

    BOSTON -- The word has another meaning, you know, beyond the stuff that grows on a man's chin, or, on "Dollar Beard Night" at Fenway Park, all the reasonable and fanciful facsimiles that adorned the faces of the 4,000-plus fans who took advantage of ...

    Blog | September 19, 2013
  4. Derek Jeter of New York Yankees has calf strain, could be headed ...

    Wallace Matthews

    New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter could be headed back to the disabled list as an MRI revealed a strained right calf.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2013
  5. Sox announce record sellout streak is over

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox customarily announce a game's attendance in the press box, usually in the seventh inning or beyond. For 820 consecutive games, the announced attendance was followed by the word "sellout." On Wednesday night, anticipati...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  6. The Orioles are squawking, while our no. 1 is looking ragged

    Jonah Keri

    The Orioles keep silencing the doubters, while the top of our order is looking a little shaky.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2012
  7. How the Gio trade went down

    Jim Bowden

    All week, the word around the campfire was that the Oakland Athletics were going to trade left-hander Gio Gonzalez. And sure enough, general manager Billy Beane pulled the trigger Thursday, sending the 26-year-old to the Washington Nationals, along w...

    Blog | December 23, 2011
  8. Milestones that could be reached in the 2011 season

    Jerry Crasnick

    From 3,000 hits (Derek Jeter) to 600 home runs (Jim Thome), there are a number of milestones that could be reached in the weeks and months ahead.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2011
  9. Statement on Tuesday's rainout

    ESPNBoston.com

    Here's the word on the rainout from the Red Sox: Tonight's Red Sox-Mariners game at Fenway Park has been postponed due to rain and the forecast, as provided by the Red Sox private weather service, Telvent DTN, for continued steady rain and inclem...

    Blog | August 24, 2010
  10. Mum's the word from Josh Beckett on contract talks

    Josh Beckett isn't talking publicly about a new contract once his current deal expires.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2010
  11. Are Rangers interested in Cuban lefty?

    Richard Durrett

    That's the word from Baseball Prospectus' Kiley McDaniel about Cuban left-hander Noel Arguelles. Joey Matschulat at Baseball Time in Arlington linked to a McDaniel tweet, where he says the Texas Rangers, Toronto Blue Jays, Tampa Bay Rays, Oakland At...

    Blog | Conversation | November 01, 2009
  12. Tanner Scheppers looks like the real deal

    Keith Law

    Andrew Miller is in the Arizona Fall League to work on some changes that Florida Marlins' coaches have made to his delivery, and while he's no longer a "prospect" in the strict sense of the word, it's a great use of the AFL by the pare...

    Blog | October 19, 2009
  13. Candidates using new means to gain votes

    Jerry Crasnick

    With Web sites, e-mail and a little help from their friends, some Hall of Fame candidates have taken their Cooperstown campaigns to a new level.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2006
  14. Piniella 'lost a lot of respect' for Schilling after comments

    A day after Boston pitcher Curt Schilling used the word "idiot" in criticizing Lou Piniella, the Tampa Bay manager held a team meeting and fired back.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2005
  15. Fantasy impact of position changes

    Eric Karabell

    Most times that I've talked to a baseball player about the potential effects a position change will have -- or is having -- on them at the plate, they've looked at me like I was an alien from outer space. In other words, although these guys are human...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  16. 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