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Time flies, people. But sometimes life can fall into a bit of a rut, and we all need a little reminder of how fast time is passing us by — unless we can hold on to every moment we have and make the most of it. Here are 10 fun facts, just to remind...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jonathan Vankin | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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Today is the fifteenth anniversary of perhaps the most iconic base hit in the history of the New York Mets. To commemorate the events of October 17, 1999, here is an excerpt from what I wrote the month the Grand Slam Single turned ten. *** Four o’clock...
From: Faith and Fear in Flushing | By: Greg Prince | Friday, October 17, 2014
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Will Asdrubal Cabrera come back to play second in the nation's capital? Will the Washington Nationals find their next second baseman on the trade or possibly the international market? Will Jose Fernandez or Kang Jung-Ho be the next Nats' 2B? When the...
From: Federal Baseball | By: Patrick Reddington | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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He is one of the honored names on the brick wall beyond the outfield at Comerica Park. He is a Hall of Famer who hit .321 in his five years […]
From: Detroit Athletic Company | By: Scott Ferkovich | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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Christian Vazquez had been a big leaguer for all of three days and was four innings into his second game with the Red Sox. Yet he still made the 60-foot walk from home plate to the mound in a seemingly futile attempt to calm veteran pitcher John Lackey.“I...
From: Boston Herald | By: By Scott Lauber | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Over the course of covering thousands of big league games since I began reporting on the Red Sox and baseball in 1995, I’ve lived up to the sportswriters’ First Commandment: “Thou shalt not cheer in the press box.”Rooting...
From: Boston Herald | By: By Michael Silverman | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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Jane M. Dolloff of Rockland, a college enrollment director, died Wednesday.Mrs. Dolloff was a graduate of Barnstable High School and attended Fisher College, where she received her associate degree.She worked for Urban College for more than 17 years...
From: Boston Herald | By: By Herald Staff | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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Before he became the most dominant relief pitcher in baseball, Wade Davis basically was Brandon Workman.OK, so Davis made 88 career starts, compared to Workman’s 18 for the Red Sox, before the Kansas City Royals decided late last season to move him...
From: Boston Herald | By: By Scott Lauber | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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The Boston Red Sox need pitching. File that insight under “not news.” But the news, when it happens, will be where the Red Sox go to get pitching. Boston needs a front-line starter, and all rumors since the end of July have centered around which...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jonathan Vankin | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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After 162 games spread out over six months, 19 games in spring training, and seven and nine games in the post-season, the 2014 World Series is set as the Kansas City Royals will play host–and have home field advantage–against the San Francisco Giants....
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jon Hueber | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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A group of former minor leaguers has filed a lawsuit protesting that while they were playing, they received less than minimum wage and did not receive overtime, working for tiny monthly salaries to pursue their dream of making it to … Continue reading...
From: MLB Trade Rumors | By: Charlie Wilmoth | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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A's hitting coach Chili Davis has also been linked to the Yankees and Rangers.
From: Hardball Talk | By: D.J. Short | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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David Ortiz will be in the World Series this season, but in a much different...
From: NESN | By: Mike Cole | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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If the image of Dave Roberts getting his hand just under the tag in Game 4 of the ALCS remains the most indelible memory of the 2004 postseason, the best game during the epic joyride was, without question, Game 5.
From: MLB.com | By: Ian Browne | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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According to Joe Stiglich of CSN Bay Area, the Red Sox interviewed Chili Davis for their hitting coach vacancy on Friday.
From: Rotoworld | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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So much changed in just 90 feet. Think about, just for a second, what might...
From: NESN | By: Mike Cole | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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Well, it ain’t no Rolling Rally Parade, but I’ll take it. On exactly October 30th, 2004 and October 30th, 2007 I was inside Fenway Park boarding a Duck Boat with the Red Sox ownership to ride in the Rolling Rally World Series Parades. Two of my craziest...
From: Good Morning Gloucester | By: Nichole S. | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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After avoiding the sweep in Game 4, all I cared about was sending the series back to New York. At least make it a respectable run before being eliminated. Please, just win this game. I was only 13-years-old during the 2004 season, but negativity was...
From: Over the Monster | By: Matt_Collins | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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ST. LOUIS — Mike Matheny has led the Cardinals deep into October all three seasons since replacing Tony La Russa as manager. When St. Louis falls short each year, he bears the weight of expectations.An injury to Yadier Molina, shaky starting pitching...
From: Boston Herald | By: By Associated Press | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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Monday, October 18, 2004Yankees - 010 003 000 000 00 - 4 12 1Red Sox - 200 000 020 000 01 - 5 13 1Joy of SoxOctober 18, 2004: ALCS Game 5: Boston 5, New York 4 (14 innings)October 19, 2004: Get Me Rewrite! March 26, 2005: ALCS 5: Red Sox 5, Yankees 4...
From: The Joy of Sox | By: allan | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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The Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants represent a most unlikely World Series pairing. Bill Littlefield and ESPN's Tim Kurkjian break down how each team arrived to the Fall Classic.
From: WBUR | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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The Red Sox interviewed Chili Davis for the vacant hitting coach position yesterday but there is no known timetable for when the team will get around to naming a replacement for Greg Colbrunn....
From: Boston Herald | By: By Michael Silverman | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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Mikey, Villani and Lenny are talking about the 2004 Red Sox on the anniversary of Game 4 of the ALCS with Dave Roberts steal abd Bill Mueller driving him in and what it was like to witness.[0:00:31] ... years ago tonight. Was the big night in the flipping...
From: WEEI | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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Episode 496 Kiley McDaniel is both (a) the lead prospect writer for FanGraphs and also (b) the guest on this particular edition of FanGraphs Audio — during which edition he discusses the Cubs’ and Red Sox’ prospect lists among other various and...
From: Fan Graphs | By: Carson Cistulli | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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One of the best-known Mariners only lasted seven innings here. After three years and three losing seasons, the Mariners parted amicably with the Spokane Indians. "Both sides agreed it would be best to end the relationship this year," spokesman Randy...
From: Lookout Landing | By: Ashley Varela | Friday, October 17, 2014
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Baseball America names the Royals 2014 draft as the 2nd best Today, Baseball America released some of their final 2014 draft content. Slowly over the course of this and next week they'll release their individual team report cards and recaps. The Royals...
From: Royals Review | By: Shaun Newkirk | Friday, October 17, 2014
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Though both states have trailed far behind California in venture capital funding, Massachusetts has traditionally led because of its strong biotech industry.
From: Wall Street Journal | By: Mike Billings | Friday, October 17, 2014
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The massive leak of private celebrity pictures known online as the Fappening continues with the revelation that Lindsay Clubine, wife of Boston Red Sox star Clay Bucholz, is the latest person to have her nude pictures posted to the internet. Clubine...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Kevin Bostic | Friday, October 17, 2014
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There’s really only one lesson to learn from the success of the Royals, and it’s that there’s no lesson to learn.
From: Cape Cod Times | Friday, October 17, 2014
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The hot corner is a hot topic for the Boston Red Sox. Will Middlebrooks’ second...
From: NESN | By: Ricky Doyle | Friday, October 17, 2014
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Three outs from being swept, the Red Sox scored the tying run in the ninth off Mariano Rivera thanks in large part to David Roberts' memorable steal of second.
From: MLB.com | By: Ian Browne | Friday, October 17, 2014
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Jake Peavy was all smiles Thursday night following the San Francisco Giants’ NLCS win over...
From: NESN | By: Ricky Doyle | Friday, October 17, 2014
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Kansas City Royals pitcher Greg Holland earned a save in each of his team's four games during the American League Championship Series against the Baltimore Orioles to join Dennis Eckersley as the only pitchers with four saves in a single LCS, per MLB...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Bleacher Report Milestones | Friday, October 17, 2014
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Let’s give Jake Peavy a free pass. His eyesight is terrible. Travis Ishikawa ripped a...
From: NESN | By: Ricky Doyle | Friday, October 17, 2014
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Four Red Sox prospects have made Baseball America's top-20 list for the Triple-A International League. The Boston Red Sox can lay claim to four of Baseball America's top 20 International League prospects, with Mookie Betts, Anthony Ranaudo, Christian...
From: Over the Monster | By: Ben Buchanan | Friday, October 17, 2014
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Picks that clicked and ones that missed from preseason prospect breakout predictions.
From: Fire Brand of the American League | By: Josh Cookson | Friday, October 17, 2014
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Baseball is trying to be pure again. And when you consider the final four teams in the MLB postseason, they did a good job. The Giants, Cardinals, Orioles and Royals aren't considered members of the monetary aristocracy, at least not at the level of...
From: WBZ-TV | By: cbskapost | Friday, October 17, 2014
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“When I read a book I’m listening to what the author wrote,” says the actor Kevin Kenerly. “Some people look at a novel as a text, but I look at it as language.”
From: The Millions | By: Bill Morris | Friday, October 17, 2014
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The Red Sox will soon choose from a host of candidates to replace the recently departed Greg Colbrunn.
From: Boston Globe | Friday, October 17, 2014
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The book, and later the film, Moneyball famously championed Billy Beane‘s Oakland Athletics — a small-market team who managed to push out the big spenders by using statistics to identify market inefficiencies, like players with low batting averages...
From: Crashburn Alley | By: Bill Baer | Friday, October 17, 2014
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The Giants beat the Cardinals to make the World Series. But baseball fans outside of San Francisco will be rooting for the Royals....
From: WBZ-TV | By: cbskapost | Friday, October 17, 2014
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See how the Amazin' Avenue community voted in all seven categories of The Piazzas. The Amazin' Avenue 2014 Mets Awards, The Piazzas, have all been handed out. The community also voted, and the results were nearly the same. Only one winner was different,...
From: Amazin' Avenue | By: James Kannengieser | Friday, October 17, 2014
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I know I said last Sunday that the 2014 season was over and we’d be moving on, but the season isn’t really over until you do your year-end team awards post.  Staff voting was held over the last 2 days and the results have been tallied.  Without...
From: It's About the Money Stupid | By: Brad Vietrogoski | Friday, October 17, 2014
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Delirious with World Series joy, half-blind without his glasses and apparently still doped-up from an emergency trip to the dentist, Jake Peavy of the San Francisco Giants nearly reduced Travis Ishikawa's walk-off home run into a mere double by blocking...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: David Brown | Friday, October 17, 2014
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By Anthony Castrovince/MLB.com On Twitter: @Castrovince No, I can’t properly wrap my head around what I witnessed in the ALCS. Nobody can. Sure, the Royals are hot. But this isn’t even about being hot anymore. This is about being in some impenetrable,...
From: CastroTurf | By: castrovince | Friday, October 17, 2014
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10 years ago, the Red Sox began their dramatic, unique comeback against their nemesis the Yankees -- and then the Cardinals -- and we're here to relive all of it with you. Friday, October 17 marks the 10-year anniversary of the Red Sox beginning their...
From: Over the Monster | By: Marc Normandin | Friday, October 17, 2014
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Turning down extreme financial security in order to bet on proving you're worth even more didn't seem outwardly scary to Max Scherzer. In the end, he may have won the bet by posting another season worthy of an Ace. "The economics of the game have never...
From: Bless You Boys | By: jon.erkkila.9 | Friday, October 17, 2014
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10 years ago, the Red Sox began their dramatic, unique comeback against their nemesis the Yankees, and we're here to relive all of it with you. Friday, October 17 marks the 10-year anniversary of the Red Sox beginning their American League Championship...
From: Over the Monster | By: Marc Normandin | Friday, October 17, 2014
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The San Francisco Giants punched their ticket to the World Series on Thursday night, after they defeated the St. Louis Cardinals in walk-off fashion. With a three to one series advantage in hand, the Giants sent their ace Madison Bumgarner to the mound....
From: Fire Brand of the American League | By: Dan O'Mara | Friday, October 17, 2014
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