Mookie Betts to second base? Alex Cora isn’t ruling it out

“There’s a lot that goes into it.”

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Jose Altuve underwent right knee surgery on Friday

Astros’ star second baseman José Altuve underwent right knee surgery on Friday, according to an official announcement by general manager Jeff Luhnow. Altuve, 28, suffered the injury in July after he jammed his knee on a close play at third base. As man…

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10 Boston firefighters will be at Game 1 of the World Series thanks to Conor McGregor

He personally delivered the tickets to the Back Bay station.

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‘I have irritation from a belly-button ring’: Chris Sale shared quite the update about his visit to the hospital

It involves a belly-button ring.

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Red Sox ace Chris Sale pranks the media with strange explanation for being hospitalized during ALCS

The Boston Red Sox were able to defeat the Houston Astros in the American League Championship Series despite ace Chris Sale being less than 100 percent. On Saturday, we thought we’d learned the very strange reason Sale was actually hospitalized during …

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José Altuve reportedly undergoes surgery to repair right knee

Astros manager A.J. Hinch told reporters that José Altuve would not have been on the field if it wasn’t the postseason. Houston Astros second baseman José Altuve underwent surgery on his right knee, according to MLB.com’s Brian McTaggart. Altuve, a six…

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Alex Cora explained how the Red Sox exploited the Astros’ ‘paranoia’

“Throughout the series we did a lot of stuff as far as like dummy signs and all this stuff to keep the paranoia going.”

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How Mets owner Fred Wilpon helps first-generation students at U-M

U-M graduates Fred Wilpon and his wife provide 35 scholarships a year.

       

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Rockies Insider: Assessing the impact of Seunghwan Oh’s potential return to South Korea

According to Wednesday’s report via the Yonhap News Agency, the 36-year-old veteran right-handed reliever is considering going back to South Korea for next season. 

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Get ready for Dodgers-Brewers with a look back at LCS Game 7 classics

Six games weren’t enough to decide the National League Championship Series. The Milwaukee Brewers extended the series to a decisive Game 7 with a 7-2 win against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 6, meaning the stage is now set for an epic battle Saturda…

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Brewers beat Dodgers at home to send National League Championship Series to Game 7

Jesus Aguilar and the Milwaukee Brewers forced the NL Championship Series to Game 7, bolting to a big lead and handing it to their dominant bullpen in a 7-2 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.

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Brewers shut down Dodgers to force NLCS Game 7

Milwaukee scored four runs in the first inning and rolled to a 7-2 win, setting up a winner-take-all Game 7 on Saturday.

        

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Alex Cora announces starting pitching plans for Games 1, 2 of World Series

Chris Sale is ready to return, he says.

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Derek Shelton impresses Twins in their managerial search

The Twins coach is a finalist to replace Paul Molitor.

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Aching Astros miss chance to repeat after ALCS defeat

The Houston Astros entered the AL Championship Series aching. Jose Altuve was playing on just one good knee, Carlos Correa’s back was never right and Lance McCullers was pitching through an injury that will likely require surgery. Now the Astros are hurting even worse, done after losing four straight to the Red Sox to end their bid to repeat as champions.

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Aching Astros miss chance to repeat after ALCS defeat

The Houston Astros entered the AL Championship Series aching. Jose Altuve was playing on just one good knee, Carlos Correa’s back was never right and Lance McCullers was pitching through an injury that will likely require surgery. Now the Astros are hurting even worse, done after losing four straight to the Red Sox to end their bid to repeat as champions.

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Alex Cora says Red Sox took advantage of Astros’ paranoia

The Red Sox played mind games with the Astros throughout the ALCS, and it paid off. "I took it the other way around because they openly said that they were playing defense," Cora said. "They said they were checking on us if we were steal…

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Girardi bows out of running to be Reds’ manager. Is he also out of Rangers’ search?

Joe Girardi won’t be the next manager of the Cincinnati Reds, and it appears he won’t be the Texas Rangers’ next manager either. Girardi told the intrepid Ken Rosenthal that … Click to Continue »

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Read the letter Babe Ruth wrote thanking a Boston Globe reporter in 1923

“I tried hard all the way and especially for a whole lot of Boston friends from the old days.”

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Phillies loaded with quality pitching at every level of their farm system | Minor league analysis

The Phillies have a long list of quality arms from the top of the system to the bottom. Sixto Sanchez tops the list and St. Augustine Prep’s Zach Warren might be the best of the power bullpen arms.

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