Boston Red Sox
Yes, we’re all aware spring training records, stats and accomplishments don’t count toward the regular season. But that doesn’t mean we should just dismiss a legitimately amazing accomplishment with a mere “huh” just because it happened in early March.
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Chris Parmelee’s three-run homer off left-handed reliever Jose Mijares broke open a close game in the sixth inning on Saturday, and the Minnesota Twins went on to beat the Boston Red Sox 6-2. Parmelee hit just .172 against lefties last year. He opened the season as the Twins’ everyday right fielder but gradually lost playing time until being sent back to Triple-A at the All-Star break. The former first-round draft pick is out of minor league options.
Infielder Xander Bogaerts has a World Series ring. Now he’ll crack the Red Sox starting lineup.
Mike Pelfrey pitched two scoreless innings in his spring debut after a poor season, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Boston Red Sox 8-2 Friday. Pelfrey allowed one hit. The Twins starter went 5-13 with a 5.19 ERA last year. Mike Napoli got two hits for Boston. David Ortiz and Dustin Pedroia each went 0 for 2.
Headlines that shaped and transcended the sports world in 2013.
Despite your monolithic love for the Cardinals, no one was rooting for the Redbirds more than I was. Not only as a Yankees fan, but as a native New Yorker imbued with an epic allergy to all things New England, I am biologically skewed against the Red Sox.
The Red Sox win their eighth World Series. Here are five things you missed from game 6.
Dana Kiecker, former Red Sox pitcher talks with Dave.
The Red Sox take a 3-2 lead back to Boston. Here are five things you missed from game 5.
The Red Sox tied it up in another wild one. Here are five things you missed from game 4.
The Cardinals won game 3 on a controversial call. Here are five things you missed.
The Cardinals tied it up in game 2 of the 2013 World Series. Here are five things you missed.
The Cardinals and Red Sox are squaring off against one another yet again this year in the Fall Classic. While much of the spotlight will fall on marquis players like David Ortiz, a battle over a limited seven game sample such as this often boils down to X-Factors.
Game 1 of the 2013 World Series is in the books. Here are five things you missed from the game.