Dan O'Dowd made it known that Ubaldo Jimenez was available; it was as much a warning as an opportunity. The Tribe knew that. Just as they know O'Dowd well. He is the team's former assistant general manager from 1988-98. He has... more »
Just inside the doors to the visiting clubhouse on Friday afternoon, a newspaper that had been marked with red ink was taped to a dry-erase board. The No. 8 had been circled in red what looked like a dozen times.
It was a national newspaper's ranking of baseball's eight playoff teams, and you'll never guess where the overachieving Diamondbacks came in. Dead last.
"Yeah," left-hander Joe Saunders said, "we're really surprised with those predictions."
Fortunes have been made on being able to figure out when it's just the right time to buy something low. Cars, stocks and bread are just a few examples. Of course, each comes with its own set of risks: the car could... more »
The Albert Pujols homerless show -- oh, and his Los Angeles Angels too -- hits the road for a pair of three-game series at ballparks with factors at polar extremes, Minnesota's Target Field and Texas' Rangers Ballpark. He has... more »
At 9:35 p.m. Wednesday, in the seventh inning of a game against the Oakland A’s, the Red Sox cut off ticket sales at Fenway Park with an estimated 300 seats unsold, according to a Globe gate-by-gate review and interviews... more »