Urgency has come early to the Red Sox. Having split the first 58 games of their season before a win Sunday night, they have exhausted virtually the entire margin of error allowable to get to 91 wins, the average win total for the 14 American League wild-card teams in the expanded postseason format. Their model […]

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Midway through the fourth quarter, Nick Nurse made a bold defensive adjustment to go with a box-and-one scheme top slow down Steph Curry – this was something we sparingly see at the college level and wild to even think of in the NBA Finals. But the weirdness worked. The Warriors went nearly the final five […]

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  A day after hitting seven homers in a 15-3 win over the Orioles, the Yankees got a solo shot from Judge in the fifth but were shut down by Houston’s bullpen in the last three innings, snapping their three-game winning streak. New York starter Masahiro Tanaka allowed just one earned run in his third […]

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The Red Sox celebrate their win over the Dodgers in Game 5 to win the World Series on Oct. 28 in Los Angeles, California. The photos, most of them action shots, represented each of Boston’s wins: 108 in the regular season, three in the American League Division Series, and four in the AL Championship Series. […]

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PITCHERS (11): Matt Barnes, Ryan Brasier, Nathan Eovaldi, Heath Hembree, Joe Kelly, Craig Kimbrel, Drew Pomeranz, Rick Porcello, David Price, Eduardo Rodriguez, Chris Sale CATCHERS (3): Sandy Leon, Blake Swihart, Christian Vázquez INFIELDERS (7): Xander Bogaerts, Rafael Devers, Brock Holt, Ian Kinsler, Mitch Moreland, Eduardo Núñez, Steve Pearce OUTFIELDERS (4): Andrew Benintendi, Mookie Betts, Jackie Bradley Jr., J.D. Martinez […]

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In a blowout such as Monday’s, it can seem as if there is not much managing to be done at all. But perhaps it’s all the managing that came before that leads to the blowout. “The good thing around today is it’s one game,” Boone said. “As awful as a night as it was for […]

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As such, many Sox fans felt like the sky was falling when their team endured a brief three-game losing streak starting with Sunday’s series finale against the Tampa Bay Rays and extending through the first two games against the Cleveland Indians. But Boston restored order Wednesday night, ousting the Indians 10-4 to put a halt […]

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