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Red Sox Win World Series

Beat Cardinals 6-1; first championship at home since 1918

(Newser) - David Ortiz and the Boston Red Sox romped to their third World Series championship in 10 seasons, thumping October ace Michael Wacha and the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 last night in Game 6. Shane Victorino drove in four runs and John Lackey pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning as... More »

Red Sox Take 3-2 Lead

They beat Cardinals 3-1 in Game 5

(Newser) - Jon Lester pitched the Boston Red Sox within a whisker of yet another World Series championship. He bested Adam Wainwright once again, journeyman David Ross hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning, and the Red Sox downed the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 last night to take a 3-2 Series... More »

Red Sox Drank Beer, Played Video Games During Games

Team was full of slackers, Globe expose alleges

(Newser) - The Boston Red Sox’s three highest-paid pitchers—Jon Lester, Josh Beckett, and John Lackey—were in the habit of drinking beer, playing video games, and eating fast-food fried chicken in the clubhouse during games instead of supporting their teammates in the dugout, according to a scathing Boston Globe piece... More »

Batista, Sexson Lead Mariners Over Angels

Seattle salvages win 4-2, after losing first two in weekend series

(Newser) - Miguel Batista scattered eight hits over 7 2/3 scoreless innings, Richie Sexson hit a two-run homer and the Seattle Mariners held off the Los Angeles Angels 4-2 Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep. The Angels scored twice in the ninth before Ryan Rowland-Smith struck out Garret Anderson on a full-count... More »

Angels Clinch West, Join Playoffs Party

Lackey subdues Seattle as Los Angeles rolls 7-4

(Newser) - The Angels clinched the American League West in characteristic fashion—behind a quality start from ace John Lackey and a perfect ninth from Francisco Rodriguez. They are the third AL team to punch their playoffs ticket. Cleveland also won a berth in the Central and Boston nabbed at least a... More »

Beckett, Lackey Grab 15 Wins

Boston, Anaheim stars lead baseball

(Newser) - Red Sox righty Josh Beckett became the first pitcher with 15 wins last night against Baltimore, and led the major leagues until Angels ace John Lackey joined him a few hours later. Beckett nearly endured the entire contest at Camden Yards, replaced only for the final out after he gave... More »

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