World Series

BOSTON | Beloved in Boston, Roberts returns for World Series with LA

BOSTON  — In the souvenir store across from Fenway Park, it will set you back $100 for a framed, autographed photo of “The Steal,” Dave Roberts’ stolen base in the 2004 AL Championship Series that kick-started the Red Sox comeback against the New York Yankees and ended Boston’s 86-year title drought. “We used to have … Continue reading BOSTON | Beloved in Boston, Roberts returns for World Series with LA

A capsule look at the World Series

A look at the best-of-seven World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Boston Red Sox: Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Tuesday, at Boston, 8:09 p.m.; Game 2, Wednesday, at Boston, 8:09 p.m.; Game 3, Friday, at Los Angeles, 8:09 p.m.; Game 4, Saturday, at Los Angeles, 8:09 p.m.; x-Game 5, Sunday, Oct. 28, … Continue reading A capsule look at the World Series

MILWAUKEE | Dodgers beat Brewers in Game 7, face Red Sox in World Series

MILWAUKEE  — Yasiel Puig hit a three-run homer, Chris Taylor made a key catch and the Los Angeles Dodgers reached the World Series for the second straight year, beating the Milwaukee Brewers 5-1 on Saturday night in Game 7 of the NL Championship Series. Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw closed out the win, setting up a … Continue reading MILWAUKEE | Dodgers beat Brewers in Game 7, face Red Sox in World Series

BOSTON | Cora: MVP favorite Betts could play 2B in World Series

BOSTON  — With a championship at stake, MVP favorite Mookie Betts is ready to do anything manager Alex Cora asks. Even if that means dusting off his infielder’s mitt. Cora said Saturday he may use the Gold Glove Award-winning right fielder at second base during the World Series, a move that would make space for … Continue reading BOSTON | Cora: MVP favorite Betts could play 2B in World Series

BOSTON | Boston’s Chris Sale ‘back to normal,’ ready for World Series

BOSTON  — Chris Sale has resumed throwing and says he’s ready to pitch Game 1 of the World Series after missing an AL Championship Series start and being hospitalized with an illness. The Boston Red Sox ace also had some fun with reporters while discussing what made him sick. Sale threw a bullpen session during … Continue reading BOSTON | Boston’s Chris Sale ‘back to normal,’ ready for World Series

MILWAUKEE | Dodgers ace Kershaw available in ‘pen vs Brewers in Game 7

MILWAUKEE  — Ace left-hander Clayton Kershaw will be available in relief for the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 7 of the NL Championship Series against the Milwaukee Brewers. The winner of Saturday night’s game plays the Red Sox in the World Series, which starts Tuesday in Boston. Kershaw would be pitching on two days of … Continue reading MILWAUKEE | Dodgers ace Kershaw available in ‘pen vs Brewers in Game 7

HOUSTON | Red Sox sail into World Series, set for ace Sale’s return

HOUSTON — David Price, at last, looked like a postseason ace. Craig Kimbrel pitched a lockdown inning. And much-maligned Jackie Bradley Jr. became an MVP. Most everything went right for the Red Sox as they sailed into the World Series. Now the big question for Boston: Is everything all right with ace Chris Sale? “We’re … Continue reading HOUSTON | Red Sox sail into World Series, set for ace Sale’s return