Mike Matheny

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright returns to the dugout after allowing two runs in the seventh inning during Game 5 of the World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.  (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chris Lee)

Cardinals’ plane grounded by mechanical problems

BOSTON (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals are having a tough time getting back to Boston for the World Series. Manager Mike Matheny says mechanical problems have delayed the team flight on Tuesday. Game 6 […]

10/29/2013

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester throws during the first inning of Game 1 of baseball's World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Lester’s Glove: Lefty accused of foreign substance

BOSTON (AP) — Jon Lester says there was nothing but rosin — which is perfectly legal — on his glove when he beat the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 1 of the World Series. A […]

10/24/2013

St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny argues a call with umpire John Hirschbeck during the first inning of Game 1 of baseball's World Series against the Boston Red Sox Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Replays on the way; end of an era

BOSTON (AP) — Just think how much we like to watch wild arguments in baseball, when a manager flaps his arms, throws his hat and hollers nose-to-nose at the umpire while the spit flies. Gee, […]

10/24/2013

Boston Red Sox's Mike Napoli, right, celebrates with John Lackey, center, and teammates after Game 1 of baseball's World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, in Boston. The Red Sox won 8-1 to take a 1-0 lead in the series. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Lester, Red Sox rout sloppy Cards in Series opener

BOSTON (AP) — An easy toss on a sure out that skittered away. A routine popup that somehow dropped between Gold Glovers. And something even more startling — umpires reversing a key call. Most everything […]

10/24/2013

Boston Red Sox players take batting practice as a rainbow appears in the sky above Fenway Park Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Ron Blum)

5 Things to Know about this World Series

BOSTON (AP) — Weather permitting, the World Series is set to start Wednesday night at Fenway Park with the Boston Red Sox hosting the St. Louis Cardinals. Both teams have come a long way since […]

10/23/2013

St. Louis Cardinals players warm up before batting practice for Game 1 of baseball's World Series against the Boston Red Sox Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Cardinals, Red Sox set to renew October rivalry

BOSTON (AP) — Lance Lynn squeezed through a door leading into the Green Monster, shimmied along a cramped space behind the famed left-field wall and peered out a tiny metal slot in the Fenway Park […]

10/22/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers' Nick Punto prepares to get up after being picked off second during the seventh inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the St. Louis Cardinals, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Cardinals move within 1 game of World Series

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Cardinals have been this close to the World Series before, and they don’t want to blow it this time. St. Louis got home runs from Matt Holliday and pinch-hitter Shane […]

10/16/2013

Ethier in Dodgers’ lineup for Game 1 of NLCS

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Andre Ethier, who played sparingly in the division series, is in the lineup for Game 1 of the NL championship series. Manager Don Mattingly says Ethier […]

10/11/2013

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