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.
By many metrics, baseball is thriving. But not on national TV, where the World Series can't outdraw a regular-season football game.
Billy Butler hits a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Royals beat the Giants 7-2.
Red Sox center field Rusney Castillo is day-to-day in the Arizona Fall League after sustaining a bruised thumb, WEEI.com reports.