Sean McAdam's three takeaways after the Giants' walk-off win set up a World Series meeting with the Royals.
According to Joe Stiglich of CSN Bay Area, Chili Davis chose the Red Sox over the Yankees and received a three-year deal to become the Sox' new hitting coach.
2yManager Bobby Valentine says the team is playing it by ear with Carl Crawford, that Jon Lester looks great, and that Daisuke Matsuzaka threw well.
2yReliever Andrew Bailey took another step in the rehabilitation process, throwing live batting practice to two teammates Wednesday.
2yBobby V isn't a huge fan of how Josh Beckett prepares for games. SRO has obtained a copy of the manager's complaints.
2ySources say the Red Sox want to see where they stand in the playoff race early next week before determining whether to buy or sell at Tuesday's trade deadline.
2yThe police chief in Leominster has recommended firing an officer whom his internal investigators say directed a racial slur at Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford.
2ySean McAdam hit on everything from Carl Crawford's standing on the Red Sox, to the team's starting pitching and the trade deadline.
2yBalding Dustin Pedroia is not threatened by the hair transplant procedure that Wes Welker plans to have.