• David Price To Start World Series Game 2 For Red Sox After Clutch ALCS Outing

    27 days ago - By NESN

    David Price has earned the right to pitch on baseball's biggest stage.
    The veteran left-hander will start Game 2 of the World Series for the Boston Red Sox against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday at Fenway Park, manager Alex Cora confirmed Monday in a press conference.
    Price will follow Red Sox ace Chris Sale, who gets the ball in Tuesday's Game 1 opposite Dodgers No. 1 pitcher Clayton Kershaw. Los Angeles has yet to announce its Game 2 starter.
    The 33-year-old has historically bad postseason numbers but took a huge step in exorcising his playoff demons last Thursday night, blanking...
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  • America in 1916, the last time Dodgers played Red Sox in World Series

    America in 1916, the last time Dodgers played Red Sox in World Series

    27 days ago - By Sporting News

    The U.S. was a much different place in 1916, the last time the Dodgers faced the Red Sox in The World Series.
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  • Red Sox Live Stream: Watch Chris Sale, Alex Cora Pre-Game 1 Press Conferences

    27 days ago - By NESN

    The Boston Red Sox will welcome the Los Angeles Dodgers to Fenway Park for Game 1 of the 2018 World Series on Tuesday.
    Red Sox ace Chris Sale will start for the American League champions, while Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw will take the mound for the National League champs.
    Sale and Red Sox manager Alex Cora have pre-Game 1 press conferences scheduled for Monday afternoon. Cora is expected to speak at 2:30 p.m. ET, with Sale meeting the media shortly after.
    You can watch both pressers live in the video player above.
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  • Path to the World Series - Los Angeles Dodgers

    27 days ago - By Yardbarker

    The Dodgers are set to appear in their second consecutive World Series. After falling to the Astros last year, L.A. will take on the Red Sox this time around. Here's a look at how they got this far. Acquire Matt Kemp from the Braves It was thought that the trade of salaries between the Dodgers and Braves in December would have little impact on the field, but Kemp had other ideas. After showing up to spring training in great shape, Kemp proceeded to lead the team in batting average and RBI (85). The Dodgers wouldn't have won the NL West without him. Call up Max Muncy from Triple-A A minor...
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  • Path to the World Series - Boston Red Sox

    27 days ago - By Yardbarker

    After winning an MLB-high 108 games during the regular season, the Red Sox earned the top seed in the American League playoffs. Without much trouble, they were able to defeat the rival Yankees in the ALDS and the reigning champion Astros in the ALCS to advance to the 2018 World Series. Here's a look at how the Red Sox got this far. Hire Alex Cora as manager Boston moved on from John Farrell after the loss in the ALDS last year, hiring former Astros bench coach Alex Cora in late October. A former MLB infielder, Cora had only one year as a coach in the majors but was previously the general...
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  • World Series Game 1 to be cold one for Dodgers, Red Sox

    27 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    It's looking to be cold for Game 1 of the World Series, but at least the Red Sox and Dodgers will probably avoid the rain. Forecasts for Tuesday night call for the temperature to be around 50 for the 8:09 p.m. first pitch.
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  • Here's how this year's World Series teams were built

    27 days ago - By MLB News

    Here's a look at how the Dodgers and Red Sox organizations used the Draft, international signings, the free-agent market and trades to build their World Series teams.
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  • Red Sox, Dodgers ride strong two-strike approaches to World Series

    27 days ago - By ESPN

    In an era when offense has been defined by strikeouts and home runs, both teams won pennants with smart at-bats.
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  • Magic, Celtics game serves as World Series warm-up

    Magic, Celtics game serves as World Series warm-up

    27 days ago - By UPI

    The World Series opens Tuesday night at Fenway Park. While the Red Sox and Dodgers dominate the focus of the Boston sports fan, the Celtics have a game to play.
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  • The Red Sox got Sale - for this moment

    27 days ago - By MLB News

    This is the game - Game 1 of the World Series - that Chris Sale was brought to the Red Sox to pitch. This is why Dave Dombrowski, president of baseball operations for Boston, traded away as much young talent as he did to get Sale from Chicago.
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  • World Series 2018: Why the Dodgers and Red Sox are built to make multiple postseason runs

    27 days ago - By CBSSports

    Between the young talent, big payrolls and smart execs, these two teams have a bright future
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  • Rich histories of Sox, Dodgers intertwined often

    27 days ago - By MLB News

    The Red Sox and Dodgers each have a long and rich history, but there are also several ties connecting them as they prepare to play each other in the World Series for the first time since 1916.
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  • Tom Brady still hates the Dodgers, predicts Red Sox World Series victory

    27 days ago - By Washingtonpost

    There's a valid reason for his rooting interest: He grew up a Giants fan.
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  • Tom Brady Also ‘Hates' Dodgers, Is Rooting For Red Sox In World Series

    27 days ago - By NESN

    When it comes to the 2018 World Series, Julian Edelman and Tom Brady are on the same page.
    Edelman, who grew up near San Francisco, recently said he “hates” the Los Angeles Dodgers and wanted them to reach the World Series, only to get “pounded” by The Boston Red Sox. The New England Patriots receiver's wish is halfway to becoming true, as L.A. and Boston are set to square off in the Fall Classic.
    And Brady, like Edelman, also has multiple vesting interests in the World Series.
    During his weekly appearance on WEEI's “Kirk & Callahan,” the Patriots quarterback was asked if he, too, hates...
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  • Who Should Throw Out First Pitch At World Series? We've Got Some Ideas

    27 days ago - By NESN

    File this one under “good problems to have.”
    Game 1 of the World Series is Tuesday at Fenway Park, and in the lead-up to the first pitch between the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers, we'll debate and break down anything and everything.
    And in these here digital pages, let's toss around a very important question: Who should throw out the ceremonial first pitch before Game 1?
    Given the Red Sox's improbable run in recent years, there's no shortage of past players who deserve the honor. We've already seen the likes of Trot Nixon and Kevin Youkilis throw out the first pitch already this...
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  • World Series outlook: Dodgers, Red Sox rich in history, yet unfamiliar foes

    World Series outlook: Dodgers, Red Sox rich in history, yet unfamiliar foes

    27 days ago - By CBC

    For all their rich history - dating back to Babe Ruth on the mound - the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers have rarely crossed paths heading into this World Series. Only once before in October, and that was more than a century ago.
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  • Fox's baseball coverage has a David Ortiz problem

    Fox's baseball coverage has a David Ortiz problem

    27 days ago - By New York Post

    The World Series' pregame likely will be all about David Ortiz and how he is rooting for the Red Sox. This is fine. However, what Fox really needs from Ortiz is to be much more insightful. While Papi's bejeweled earpiece is the shiniest on TV, he is an example of hiring someone for what he...
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  • World Series 2018: Red Sox' Steven Wright hopeful he'll be able to pitch

    World Series 2018: Red Sox' Steven Wright hopeful he'll be able to pitch

    27 days ago - By Sporting News

    Wright injured his surgically repaired knee in warmups before Game 1 of the American League Division Series against the Yankees.
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