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Apparently Luke Scott has never heard the "sticks and stones" rhyme. But next time he comes to Boston, he's going to hear a whole lot of fun things from the Boston crowd. Scott spoke out about Red Sox fans on Wednesday, saying how vulgar and ruthless they are. He added how "awesome" it felt, as a member of the Orioles last year, to spoil the Sox' postseason chances in the final series of the season. "Just [the fans'] arrogance," Scott told MLB.com. "The fans come in and they take over the city. They're ruthless. They're vulgar. They cause trouble. They...
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The final day of baseball in the 2011 regular season may just be the most amazing day of baseball in history. The Orioles battled the free-falling Red Sox at Camden Yards while the already-clinched Yankees were playing the resilient Rays. In order to play another game, the Rays needed to win, effectively forcing a one game playoff. However, with a Sox loss and a Rays win, the Sox...
Jason Varitek closed out his career with the Boston Red Sox in the same fashion that he exuded throughout his 15 years in Boston, with class. Varitek stood at the podium and expressed his heartfelt gratitude and appreciation for everything and everyone throughout his 15 seasons in the big leagues. But more than anything he expressed his great sense of pride and joy with all he and...
David Ortiz appears to be in midseason form -- both in terms of hitting a baseball and joking around with his teammates. Ortiz was all smiles earlier this week when he took batting practice alongside Kevin Youkilis and Adrian Gonzalez at JetBlue Park down in Fort Myers. See more in the video above.
Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria won't be in the lineup for the team's spring opener against the Minnesota Twins on Saturday.Longoria was hit on the right hand by a pitch during an intrasquad game Thursday. X-rays were negative.Manager Joe Maddon said Longoria will likely play Monday against the Baltimore Orioles.
How do you celebrate a three-year contract extension worth approximately $6 million? If you're Rays manager Joe Maddon, by purchasing a 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air hardtop.
Red Sox Nation gets ready to say good-bye to a legend on Thursday when longtime catcher Jason Varitek will officially announce his retirement. Watch the captain's news conference live on NESN at 5:30 p.m. or on a live stream here at NESN.com. Click here to see some of Jason Varitek's greatest moments >> Click here for reaction from Varitek's teammates on what it...
After talking with Tom Caron on the NESN Live set at Fenway South, Boston Red Sox OF Ryan Sweeney took his shots in the Jordan's Shootout.
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He is a past winner of the Tony Conigliaro Award for overcoming adversity. So that right there tells you Aaron Cook is a fighter.