Major League Baseball

David Tanklefsky
June 16, 2017 - 2:26 pm
Thursday night's Red Sox game, a 1-0 pitcher's duel between Boston ace Chris Sale and Philadelphia rookie Nick Pivetta, wrapped up in a tidy two hours and 25 minutes. It was the third quickest Sox game of the year. For Red Sox fans, games like that are a cool drink of water in a desert of...
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David Tanklefsky
June 12, 2017 - 4:08 pm
Longtime Red Sox analyst and former player Jerry Remy says he has been diagnosed with cancer once more. The 64-year-old made the announcement Monday afternoon on Twitter. "I have been diagnosed with cancer again," Remy wrote. "Treatment starts in 2 weeks. Still strong. Please see your doctor." The...
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David Tanklefsky
May 19, 2017 - 12:59 pm
With Chris Sale pitching at Pedro Martinez-level dominance and Eduardo Rodriguez looking like a sharp number two starter, Rick Porcello has provided quality innings for the Red Sox as a depth starter. Yet even the most optimistic Boston fan probably thought another Cy Young-level year was unlikely...
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David Tanklefsky
April 14, 2017 - 9:50 am
In 1931, Red Sox outfielder Earl Webb set a major league record with 67 doubles. That record has stood for 86 years but it's suddenly and swiftly being thrown into doubt by Red Sox newcomer Mashin' Mitch Moreland (I'm trying it out, relax). Moreland has been blasting two-baggers at the pace with...
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