• Red Sox manager Alex Cora looks to knock out former team

    4 days ago - By TORONTO STAR

    First-year Boston manager was bench coach for Houston when they won World Series
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  • The best lineup from LCS teams' last 50 years

    The best lineup from LCS teams' last 50 years

    4 days ago - By MLB News

    The Astros, Brewers, Dodgers and Red Sox have some impressive history, featuring a long list of star players around the diamond. With that in mind, MLB.com has put together the best possible lineup from these four clubs, starting with the players from the 1969 season until today.
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  • John Henry praises Red Sox top to bottom, criticizes media

    4 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    NEW YORK - Red Sox principal owner John Henry had not seen his team clinch a postseason series in New York in 14 years. He has now seen two champagne celebrations at Yankee Stadium in roughly two weeks, one for the division and one for the right to play
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  • MLB's Justin Verlander on tough career decisions: 'Go with your gut'

    5 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander would not be a defending World Series champion during this fall's MLB playoffs if not for his willingness to take a career risk. After spending his entire career with the Detroit Tigers, Verlander opted to waive his no-trade clause just minutes before a waiver deadline to join the Astros with one month remaining in the 2017 season. The 35-year-old pitcher became a key factor in the Astros' push toward last season's championship, and he is once again leading the team's rotation in this year's playoffs.
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  • Joe West to be crew chief for ALCS

    5 days ago - By HardballTalk

    Congratulations, Red Sox and Astros fans!
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  • Alex Cora Opens Up About Coaching Style, Admits He's Had To Scream At Red Sox

    5 days ago - By NESN

    Alex Cora is making this whole managing thing look pretty easy.
    How has Cora fared thus far in his first season as skipper of the Red Sox? Well, he led Boston to the most regular-season in franchise history and now has the ballclub four wins away from the World Series.
    Speaking with the media ahead of Saturday's American League Championship Series opener against the Houston Astros at Fenway Park, Cora shed some light on how he's approached his job, which the first-year manager doesn't let interfere with his life outside the game.
    “One thing coming to a situation where I knew it was a good...
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  • Red Sox hope to home-field advantage makes difference

    Red Sox hope to home-field advantage makes difference

    5 days ago - By Fox Sports

    Friendly Fenway: Red Sox banking on home-field advantage making a difference in ALCS after consecutive Division Series eliminations
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  • How to make your pick in a seeming dead-heat ALCS

    How to make your pick in a seeming dead-heat ALCS

    5 days ago - By New York Post

    Call it the Best of the Best. Call it the Clash of the Titans. Call it whatever you want, but the Astros-Red Sox ALCS that begins Saturday in Boston is as good as it gets. Both teams set franchise records for wins this season, the Red Sox with 108, the Astros with 103. The 211...
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  • David Price done with talking: 'It's about going to do it'

    5 days ago - By TheScore

    After another underwhelming playoff performance in the ALDS, Boston Red Sox left-hander David Price will look to rebound against the Houston Astros during his scheduled ALCS Game 2 start. But he says the key is doing, and not talking. "I'm excited. I want to get back out there. I want to help us win, and I want to do it as a starter," Price said, according to Alex Speier of the Boston Globe. " I'm saying the same things over and over and over. It's not about saying it at this time. It's about going to do it." So far in his career, Price hasn't been able to do it in the postseason. He has a...
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  • Hinch will wait to reveal ALCS roster

    5 days ago - By MLB News

    Astros manager AJ Hinch said he will wait until Friday to unveil his 25-man roster for the American League Championship Series against the Red Sox, which begins with Game 1 on Saturday at Fenway Park. Hinch said Houston will add a 12th pitcher to the roster, which means removing one position player.
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  • A capsule look at the Astros-Red Sox playoff series

    A capsule look at the Astros-Red Sox playoff series

    5 days ago - By Fox Sports

    A capsule look at the AL Championship Series between the Astros and Red Sox
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