World Series

Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz waits to hit during batting practice before Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals, Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Hot Papi: Ortiz one win away from 3rd championship

BOSTON (AP) — David Ortiz heads into Game 6 of the World Series with an opportunity for his third championship in 10 seasons. The Boston Red Sox slugger also has a chance to set a […]

10/29/2013

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 relief pitcher Koji Uehara reacts after getting St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Holliday to fly out and end Game 5 of baseball's World Series Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Lester, Red Sox beat Cards, lead World Series 3-2

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jon Lester pitched the Boston Red Sox within a whisker of yet another World Series championship. Now, this bearded band goes back to Fenway Park just one win away. “Pretty special […]

10/28/2013

Boston Red Sox Mike Napoli, right, pulls Jonny Gomes' beard after Gomes hit a three run home run off of St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Seth Maness, left, during the sixth inning of Game 4 of baseball's World Series Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in St. Louis.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Gomes lifts Red Sox over Cards 4-2 to even Series

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jonny Gomes arrived at Busch Stadium expecting to watch Game 4 of the World Series from the Red Sox dugout. Halfway through batting practice, Boston’s plans changed. “All I fought for […]

10/28/2013

James Taylor sings "God Bless America" alongside Carlos Arredondo, center, and Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman, second from right, during the seventh inning stretch of Game 2 of baseball's World Series between the Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

World Series honors those lost, injured in marathon bombing

BOSTON (AP) — The victims of the Boston Marathon bombing have been honored with a tribute during Game 2 of the World Series at Fenway Park. Bombing survivors stood on the field during the seventh […]

10/24/2013

The St. Louis Cardinals celebrate after defeating the Boston Red Sox, 4-2, in Game 2 of baseball's World Series Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, in Boston. The series is at 1-1. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Wacha, Cards top Red Sox 4-2 to tie World Series

BOSTON (AP) — Just when it seemed Michael Wacha had cracked, the St. Louis Cardinals began scooting around the bases and tied the World Series. Wacha beat John Lackey in a matchup of present and […]

10/24/2013

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 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

1952 photo of Brooklyn Dodgers baseball player Andy Pafko. (AP Photo/File)

Andy Pafko, 4-time MLB All-Star, dies at 92

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Andy Pafko, a four-time All-Star who played on the last Chicago Cubs team to reach the World Series and was the famously forlorn outfielder who watched Bobby Thomson’s “Shot Heard ‘Round the […]

10/09/2013

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