By many metrics, baseball is thriving. But not on national TV, where the World Series can't outdraw a regular-season football game.
Three Red Sox players were named finalists Thursday for 2014 Gold Gloves: second baseman Dustin Pedroia, left fielder Yoenis Cespedes and center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr.
2yThe Red Sox have expressed interest in the Cubs' right-hander, but apparently other teams have moved ahead of them in talks with Chicago.
2yThe Red Sox won again, and it doesn't get much better than the way they did it. A walk off homer by Cody Ross sends Boston home celebrating.
2yHere's your wakeup call -- a combination of newsworthy andor interesting tidbits -- for Friday, July 20
2yThe Red Sox have won five of seven since the break, and their confidence is building.
2yCody Ross walk-off blast in the bottom of the ninth gave Alfredo Aceves the win, improving his record to 1-6 with a 3.97 ERA.
2yClay Buchholz got the no decision in a 3-1 win; he became the first Red Sox starter to allow one run or less over at least eight innings at Fenway and not win since May 2009.
2yCody Ross hit a walk-off three-run home run to give the Red Sox a 3-1 win over the White Sox; it was his third three-run home run in two days.