HOUSTON (AP) — Bill Miller will be the umpire crew chief for the AL Championship Series that starts Friday night in Houston and Jerry Meals will lead the crew for the NL Championship Series. The Boston Red Sox visit the Astros for Game 1 of their best-of-seven matchup. The Los Angeles Dodgers play at Atlanta […]
A capsule look at the best-of-seven American League Championship Series between the Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Friday, at Houston, 8:07 p.m. (Fox); Game 2, Saturday, at Houston, 4:20 p.m. (Fox and FS1); Game 3, Monday, Oct. 18, at Boston, 8:07 p.m. (FS1); Game 4, Tuesday, Oct. […]
HOUSTON (AP) — Astros ace Lance McCullers Jr. has been left off the team’s roster for the AL Championship Series against Boston, a huge blow to a team looking to advance to the World Series for the second time in three seasons. McCullers was great in a Game 1 win against the Chicago White Sox […]
BVM Sports’ Isaiah Butler and Logan Hanson discuss the AL and NL Division Series, a potential MLB strike and make predictions for the Championship Series.
HOUSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora was already counting on a rematch with his former team even before the Houston Astros advanced to their fifth straight AL Championship Series. “He told me (Monday), ‘see you soon,’” Houston star Carlos Correa said. The Astros assured their place the next day, closing out the […]
BOSTON (AP) — It was the middle of the pandemic, the Boston Red Sox stunk, and with major league ballparks empty in 2020, they couldn’t even count on the crowd to get them going. During one especially humdrum road game at the Rays’ Tropicana Field, coach Jason Varitek suggested they needed to put some fun […]
BOSTON (AP) — Put the popcorn away for the winter at Tropicana Field. The AL East champion Tampa Bay Rays saw their record-setting season come to a sudden end Monday night when they lost to the Boston Red Sox 6-5 in Game 4 of their Division Series and were eliminated in the best-of-five playoff. The […]
Kiké Hernandez delivered Boston’s second straight walk-off win, scoring pinch-runner Danny Santana with a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning to send the Red Sox to the AL Championship Series with a 6-5 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night.
BOSTON (AP) — The book of Official Baseball Rules covers a lot of ground in its nearly 200 pages. Even the plays nobody has seen before. Umpires didn’t have to dig too deep to find a ruling for a bizarre bounce in Sunday’s Red Sox-Rays AL Division Series Game 3, when Kevin Kiermaier’s 13th-inning flyball […]
BOSTON (AP) — Saved a bizarre bounce and an obscure rule, the Boston Red Sox staggered Tampa Bay 6-4 Sunday night on a walk-off, two-run homer by Christian Vázquez in the 13th inning to move one victory from eliminating the 100-win Rays from the AL Division Series. The wild-card Red Sox took a 2-1 edge […]