World Series

BOSTON | Cora gets new deal from Red Sox through 2021 season

BOSTON  — The Red Sox rewarded manager Alex Cora for winning a World Series in his first year with the team, giving him a new contract with an additional guaranteed year through the 2021 season. The deal containing the extension was announced Wednesday by Boston also includes a club option for 2022. In his first … Continue reading BOSTON | Cora gets new deal from Red Sox through 2021 season

HOUSTON | It’s a girl for model Kate Upton, Astro Justin Verlander

HOUSTON  — It’s a girl for supermodel Kate Upton and her husband Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander. Upton used her Instagram site to announce the birth of the couple’s first child — Genevieve Upton Verlander — and the date Nov. 7. The site features a black-and-white photo of an infant with her hand to her … Continue reading HOUSTON | It’s a girl for model Kate Upton, Astro Justin Verlander

ARLINGTON, Texas | New Rangers manager Woodward already shares bond in Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas — New manager Chris Woodward knows he shares a common bond with Texas Rangers fans. The Rangers formally introduced the Dodgers third base coach as their new manager Monday, just more than a week after Los Angeles lost in the World Series for the second year in a row. Texas had been the … Continue reading ARLINGTON, Texas | New Rangers manager Woodward already shares bond in Texas

BOSTON | Boston throws a party for World Series-winning Red Sox

BOSTON — Confetti cannons boomed and huge crowds of fans accustomed to the success of their beloved sports franchises cheered wildly as duck boats ferried the Boston Red Sox on a parade through city streets to mark the team’s fourth World Series championship in the past 15 years. The parade began Wednesday at the venerable … Continue reading BOSTON | Boston throws a party for World Series-winning Red Sox

BOSTON | Red Sox return to Fenway Park with World Series trophy

BOSTON — The World Series champion Boston Red Sox have returned to Fenway Park, carrying the championship trophy they won a night earlier. A caravan of buses arrived at Fenway on Monday night, less than 24 hours after the Red Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 to win the World Series in five games, … Continue reading BOSTON | Red Sox return to Fenway Park with World Series trophy

NEW YORK | Talk of rule changes, Harper, Machado dominate offseason

NEW YORK — The World Series was baseball 2018 in a microcosm. Half the 44 runs scored by the champion Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers came across the plate on home runs. That’s the second-highest percentage in baseball history, according to the Elias Sports Bureau, behind only last year’s 57.4 percent. There were … Continue reading NEW YORK | Talk of rule changes, Harper, Machado dominate offseason

LOS ANGELES | Machado’s first World Series one to forget for Dodgers

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles’ hopes that Manny Machado would help deliver the Dodgers’ first World Series title since 1988 ended up falling way short. Machado struggled against the Boston Red Sox in his first World Series, going 4 for 22. He was hitless in four at-bats in Game 5 on Sunday night, including falling … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Machado’s first World Series one to forget for Dodgers

LOS ANGELES  | The Latest: Betts homer extends Boston lead to 3-1

LOS ANGELES  — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 7:06 p.m. Mookie Betts homered on a Clayton Kershaw slider in the sixth inning, giving the Boston Red Sox a 3-1 lead in Game 5 as they close in on their fourth World Series title in 15 years. Betts had been 0 for … Continue reading LOS ANGELES  | The Latest: Betts homer extends Boston lead to 3-1