Harrison Bader’s baserunning sparks Yankees’ win over Red Sox

Harrison Bader's baserunning sparks Yankees' win over Red Sox

Who needs an Aaron Judge home run? The Yankees won in dramatic fashion again Friday night without Judge homering. While Judge remained stuck on 60 homers again in pursuit of No. 61, the Yankees won their fifth straight, this one 5-4 over the Red Sox at the Stadium — and the last three wins have … Read more

Yankees walk off Red Sox in extras to clinch playoffs

Yankees walk off Red Sox in extras to clinch playoffs

Aaron Judge nearly felt the Yankees into the postseason by himself, with his ninth-inning shot to center briefly looking like it was going to end up in Monument Park to clinch a playoff berth. This time, though, Judge got under the ball and it came up just short. But while 61 waits, the Yankees did … Read more

Apple TV+ to have its first major sports moment with Yankees-Red Sox

Apple TV+ to have its first major sports moment with Yankees-Red Sox

Giancarlo Stanton #27 of the New York Yankees is greeted by teammate Aaron Judge #99 after hitting a two-run home run in the first inning during the game between the New York Yankees and the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on Thursday, July 23, 2020 in Washington, DC. Alex Trautwig | Major League Baseball | … Read more

Dennis Eckersley Pirates torches during Red Sox broadcast

Dennis Eckersley Pirates torches during Red Sox broadcast

Dennis Eckersley is leaving the Red Sox booth soon. He likely won’t be watching many Pirates games as a casual fan. The Hall of Fame reliever, 67, torched the Pirates’ “pathetic” roster during Boston’s 5-3 win on Tuesday night. Dennis Eckersley on the Pirates (build roster, payroll, etc): “You talk about a no-name lineup. There’s … Read more

Yankees’ offense disappears in shutout loss to Red Sox

Yankees' offense disappears in shutout loss to Red Sox

BOSTON — By the end of this three-game set at Fenway Park, it was hard to believe the Yankees were the team easily in front of the AL East and the Red Sox in the cellar. The Yankees’ poor play began with consecutive losses at home to the Mariners and continued with a road trip … Read more

Boston Red Sox P Chris Sale suffers broken wrist in bike accident, out remainder of season

Boston Red Sox P Chris Sale suffers broken wrist in bike accident, out remainder of season

10:51 AM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Boston Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale broke his right wrist in a bike accident last week and underwent season-ending surgery Monday, the team announced, ending his year after a myriad of injuries … Read more

Houston Astros acquire Trey Mancini from Baltimore Orioles, catcher Christian Vazquez from Boston Red Sox, sources say

Houston Astros acquire Trey Mancini from Baltimore Orioles, catcher Christian Vazquez from Boston Red Sox, sources say

The Houston Astros acquired first baseman/outfielder Trey Mancini from the Baltimore Orioles as well as catcher Christian Vazquez from the Boston Red Sox, sources told ESPN’s Jeff Passan. The Mancini deal, announced Monday by the Astros, is a three-team trade that also involved the Tampa Bay Rays. Besides Mancini, the Astros received minor league right-hander … Read more

Rosenthal: What I’m hearing ahead of the MLB trade deadline

Rosenthal: What I'm hearing ahead of the MLB trade deadline

It’s AJ Preller’s world, and the rest of the baseball industry is just living in it. OK, maybe that’s an overstatement. But true to form, Preller is pursuing a dizzying number of deals and seems virtually certain to make at least one major move before Tuesday’s trade deadline at 6 pm ET. Will it be … Read more

David Ortiz, the first career designated hitter to be selected on first ballot, headlines Baseball Hall of Fame’s induction ceremony

David Ortiz, the first career designated hitter to be selected on first ballot, headlines Baseball Hall of Fame's induction ceremony

COOPERSTOWN, NY — The National Baseball Hall of Fame inducted seven new members during induction ceremonies on Sunday. But the afternoon of speechifying, poignance and remembrance belonged to Big Papi. “Wow! Cooperstown!” began David Ortiz, kicking off his speech to the crowd sprawled across the grounds at the Clark Sports Complex. The gathering was heavily … Read more

Numbers behind the Toronto Blue Jays’ domination of the Boston Red Sox

Numbers behind the Toronto Blue Jays' domination of the Boston Red Sox

The Toronto Blue Jays didn’t wait long to find their groove after the All-Star break. They put on an offensive clinic Friday night, defeating the Boston Red Sox 28-5. 1 Related Left fielder Raimel Tapia put on a show, finishing 3-for-7 at the plate with six RBIs and a grand slam. That homer was an … Read more