Mookie Betts

NEW YORK | Milwaukee’s Christian Yelich wins NL MVP Award

NEW YORK — Boston’s Mookie Betts and Milwaukee’s Christian Yelich were runaway winners of the Most Valuable Player awards after the 26-year-old outfielders each led their teams to first-place finishes with dominant seasons that included batting titles. Betts received 28 first-place votes and 410 points from the Baseball Writers’ Association of America in balloting announced … Continue reading NEW YORK | Milwaukee’s Christian Yelich wins NL MVP Award

LOS ANGELES  | Red Sox top Dodgers for 4th World Series title in 15 seasons

LOS ANGELES  — Chris Sale’s final pitch for this Boston juggernaut triggered a celebration on the Dodger Stadium infield, among thousands of fans who made their way to California — and even outside Fenway Park back home. The quest is complete. Yes, these 2018 Red Sox really are that great. A team to remember from … Continue reading LOS ANGELES  | Red Sox top Dodgers for 4th World Series title in 15 seasons

LOS ANGELES | The Latest: Muncy homer in 18th lifts Dodgers past Boston

LOS ANGELES — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 12:30 a.m. Max Muncy ended the longest World Series game ever with a leadoff home run in the 18th inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers outlasted the Boston Red Sox 3-2 early Saturday to pull within 2-1. Muncy connected off Nathan Eovaldi, who … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | The Latest: Muncy homer in 18th lifts Dodgers past Boston

LOS ANGELES | The Latest: Dodgers, Boston have no hits through 2 innings

LOS ANGELES — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Nobody has a hit through two innings in Game 3 of the World Series on a postcard-perfect night at Dodger Stadium. J.D. Martinez grounded out to second leading off the second, but even being in the lineup was a success for … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | The Latest: Dodgers, Boston have no hits through 2 innings

LOS ANGELES | No decision on Martinez in Red Sox lineup; Betts not at 2B

LOS ANGELES — While the Red Sox wait to see whether J.D. Martinez can start Game 3 of the World Series, this much is true: Don’t take any bets on Boston shifting a star outfielder to the infield. “Mookie Betts at second? No, he’s not playing second base. Well, he’s not starting at second base,” … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | No decision on Martinez in Red Sox lineup; Betts not at 2B

LEADING OFF: Bosox try to clinch in Bronx, Snell goes for 20

A look at what’s happening around the majors Tuesday: BOSOX BUBBLY? The Red Sox can clinch the AL East at Yankee Stadium with a single win during their three-game series — in 2016, Boston locked up the division while playing on the home field of its archrival. Ex-Yankee Nathan Eovaldi pitches against J.A. Happ in … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Bosox try to clinch in Bronx, Snell goes for 20

BOSTON | Betts hurt, Red Sox beat Met 4-3 and cut magic number to 2

BOSTON — Mookie Betts doesn’t seem to be badly hurt, so the Red Sox can focus on clinching the AL East at Yankee Stadium for the second time in three seasons. Betts gave Boston a scare when he injured his left side making two throws to home plate during a 4-3 win over the New … Continue reading BOSTON | Betts hurt, Red Sox beat Met 4-3 and cut magic number to 2