• Red Sox Dodgers World Series: Let's Revisit How Manny Machado Feels About Boston

    28 days ago - By NESN

    The Boston Red Sox and the Los Angeles Dodgers are set to square off in a World Series that, at face value, doesn't feature much bad blood.
    There is this one guy to keep an eye on, however.
    Dodgers shortstop Manny Machado, who L.A. acquired from the Baltimore Orioles via trade in July, has a long history with the Red Sox. Most notably, Machado was at the center of a prolonged beanball episode during the early days of the 2017 season.
    Machado irked the Red Sox after injuring Dustin Pedroia on a slide into second base. A couple days later, Boston reliever Matt Barnes was suspended four games...
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  • Red Sox open as slight betting favorite over Dodgers in World Series

    28 days ago - By TheScore

    The Boston Red Sox are the early betting favorite to win the World Series over the Los Angeles Dodgers , according to oddsmakers at the Westgate Las Vegas Superbook, via ESPN. Boston (-135) is favored by a small margin over Los Angeles to win the title. Odds for each individual game are expected to be posted once pitching matchups are revealed. The Red Sox rolled through the defending champion Houston Astros in five games during the American League Championship Series, while the Dodgers were pushed to seven games by the Milwaukee Brewers in the NLCS. Game 1 of the World Series is scheduled...
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  • The Brewers took ‘unorthodox' a long way. But they could not ride it all the way

    28 days ago - By Washingtonpost

    The National League's surprise team fell one game short of reaching the World Series.
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  • Metta World Peace had hilarious reaction to Lakers-Rockets fight

    28 days ago - By Yardbarke

    Saturday night's melee between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Houston Rockets earned the approval of one guy who knows a thing or two about melees himself. The Rockets' 124-115 victory over the Lakers was marred by a huge brawl in the fourth quarter involving Chris Paul, Rajon Rondo, and Brandon Ingram. After the dust had settled, retired ex-All-Star Metta World Peace, who was attending the game and played for both teams during his NBA career, came up to a row of reporters and spoke glowingly about the punches thrown during the altercation. Here is what he said, per Taylor Rooks of...
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  • Red Sox Introduce Fitting World Series Hashtag For Dodgers; Celtics Approve

    28 days ago - By NESN

    The Boston-Los Angeles rivalry is ready to take its newest form.
    The Los Angeles Dodgers dispatched the Milwaukee Brewers in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series on Saturday night to set up a historic World Series showdown with the Boston Red Sox.
    The RedSox and Dodgers meet in the WorldSeries for the FIRST TIME EVER. pic.twitter.com/jHPCrxukHb
    - MLB October 21, 2018
    Boston and L.A.'s sports teams have a rich history of doing battle, the most notable example being the great Celtics-Lakers rivalry that dominated the NBA in the 1980s.
    So, after the Dodgers punched their ticket...
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  • A capsule look at the World Series

    A capsule look at the World Series

    28 days ago - By Fox Sports

    A capsule look at the World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Boston Red Sox
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  • Red Sox to start Sale in Game 1 of World Series

    28 days ago - By MLB News

    The Red Sox will open the Fall Classic with Chris Sale on the hill. Boston will start the ace left-hander vs. the Dodgers in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday.
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  • World Series 2018 Schedule: Date, Known TV Coverage and More Details

    28 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    The Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers have 33 World Series appearances between them, but the 2018 World Series is just their second meeting in the Fall Classic...
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  • Dodgers president cracks payroll joke about Red Sox

    28 days ago - By Yardbarker

    Major League Baseball got the exact matchup it wanted when the Los Angeles Dodgers and Boston Red Sox emerged victorious in their respective League Championship Series, and the remark one executive made on Saturday night was a subtle indicator of that. After his team defeated the Milwaukee Brewers in Game 7 of the NLCS, Dodgers president Stan Kasten cracked a funny joke about having to face a “high-payroll team” in the World Series. The Red Sox have a total payroll of around $228 million this year, according to figures from Spotrac.com. At just south of $200 million, the Dodgers aren't far...
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  • Tom Brady on Red Sox' success: 'Boston's got it pretty good right now'

    28 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    Tom Brady was happy to wake up to the news that the Red Sox advanced to the World Series. Brady continued by acknowledging just how much he has enjoyed being a part of not only the Patriots' success, but also the other Boston teams that have accomplished great things since 2000.
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  • Three reasons the Red Sox will beat the Dodgers in the World Series

    28 days ago - By ESPN

    The Dodgers are loaded with talent and eager to avenge their 2017 World Series loss. But this Red Sox team? Well, it's truly something special.
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  • Machado, Puig embrace their villain roles all the way to World Series

    28 days ago - By ESPN

    The Dodgers' sluggers fed off the boos they received in the NLCS, drawing fans' ire while ending Milwaukee's postseason hopes.
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  • Craig Kimbrel is sorry about all the 'heart attack' playoff outings

    28 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    When Boston Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel ran out of the bullpen on Thursday night to close out Game 5 of the American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros, fans everywhere held their collective breath. Kimbrel had been less than reliable in the playoffs so far, allowing five runs on six hits in just 5.1 innings. The Red Sox had a three-run lead, but victory was far from guaranteed.
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  • MLB Playoffs 2018: Early World Series Odds for Dodgers vs. Red Sox

    28 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    The Los Angeles Dodgers faced extreme pressure heading into the seventh game of the National League Championship Series and ended up handling that situation with flying colors...
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  • 15 things to know about the Red Sox' World Series opponent

    28 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    The Dodgers will be the Red Sox' opponent in the 2018 World Series after defeating the Brewers in the NLCS. Here's what you need to know about the National League champs. 1. The Dodgers' last World Series title came in 1988.
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