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Boston Red Sox David Ortiz First Confirmed Steroid User Since Manny Ramirez to Win World Series MVP
October 31st, 2013 at 8:13 AM
David Ortiz had a pretty immaculate performance in the six-game World Series win by the Boston Red Sox, and he joined the elite ranks of World Series MVP, becoming the first confirmed steroid user to win the award since Manny Ramirez in 2004. Ortiz had an even better performance than Manny's,...

World Series Umpire Jim Joyce Got Controversial Obstruction Call Right
October 27th, 2013 at 4:34 PM
The St. Louis Cardinals won game three of the World Series over the Boston Red Sox in the most unusual of ways, taking the game on a walk-off obstruction call. As angry as a lot of Red Sox fans are, umpire Jim Joyce made the right call. ***VIDEO1*** The play started with...

Winner of World Series Between Boston Red Sox, St. Louis Cardinals to Be Determined by Defense
October 25th, 2013 at 8:27 AM
The St. Louis Cardinals were the ones to stink up Fenway Park with three errors in game one, but the Boston Red Sox made their own costly errors in game two of the World Series to even the series 1-1. Up 2-1 after David Ortiz hit a go-ahead homer in the...

Errors Prove Costly for St. Louis Cardinals, Boston Red Sox Take Game One of World Series
October 24th, 2013 at 8:53 AM
The St. Louis Cardinals spent the regular season as one of the best fielding teams in baseball, but three errors put them in a huge hole in their 8-1 loss to the Boston Red Sox in game one of the 2013 World Series. The Cards had three errors, two by Pete...

The Best Part About This Year’s World Series: It’s Tim McCarver’s Last
October 23rd, 2013 at 8:38 AM
When the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals meet at Fenway Park for game one of the World Series on Wednesday and on FOX, we'll all be witnessing the end of an era as Tim McCarver calls his final World Series. That means we'll get fewer moments like this. ***VIDEO1*** And it...

Major League Umpire Wally Bell Dies at Age 48
October 14th, 2013 at 11:59 PM
Major League Baseball lost one of its own Monday, when umpire Wally Bell passed away at the age of 48 due to a heart attack, vindy.com reports. Bell started his MLB umpiring career in 1993. He umpired the 2006 World Series and three All-Star Games as well as this year's National...

Former Milwaukee Braves Outfielder Andy Pafko Dies at Age 92
October 9th, 2013 at 8:41 AM
Most Atlanta Braves fans know Andy Pafko as the right fielder Hank Aaron replaced during the Milwaukee Braves days, but the man who had a successful 17-year Major League career died in a Michigan nursing home at the age of 92 on Tuesday, jsonline.com reports. Pafko was born in Boyceville, Wis., in...

Major League Baseball Announces 2013 Postseason Schedules
September 4th, 2013 at 8:20 AM
Schedules for all 2013 postseason games were released by Major League Baseball on Tuesday. The playoffs begin with the National League Wild Card game on Tuesday, October 1. The American League Wild Card game will follow on Wednesday, October 2.  Each National League Division Series will begin on Thursday, October 3 and...

Freddy Garcia Sees First Action in Atlanta Braves Uniform
September 2nd, 2013 at 3:18 PM
Veteran pitcher Freddy Garcia, called up just hours earlier from Triple-A Gwinnett, made his first appearance for the Atlanta Braves Sunday, pitching 4 2/3 innings of scoreless baseball in a losing effort against the Miami Marlins. Miami won the game 7-0. After the Marlins torched starter Alex Wood for seven earned...

Atlanta Braves Playoff Tickets on Sale Friday
August 29th, 2013 at 10:10 AM
Tickets to Atlanta Braves playoff games will go on sale Friday, August 30 at 10:00 AM at the Turner Field box office and through Ticketmaster online. Prices for National League Division Series tickets range from $18 to $97 while National League Championship Series tickets range from $60 to $135. World Series...

Atlanta Braves Action Plan as They Prepare for Postseason
August 28th, 2013 at 9:51 AM
In order for the Atlanta Braves to be successful in the postseason their plan of action must include four elements that will make them a better team.  Everyone needs to elevate their efforts and play well and the clubhouse must remain intact. That goes without saying. But if the Braves want...

East Division Leading Atlanta Braves Seize Best Record in National League
August 10th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
The Atlanta Braves are enjoying the fruits of their summer labor as they take a 14-game winning streak into tonight’s game against the Miami Marlins at Turner Field in Atlanta. Following last night’s 5-0 shutout victory against the Marlins, the Braves need one more win to tie the Atlanta franchise...

Chipper Jones, Atlanta Braves Win 1995 World Series: Throwback Video
June 28th, 2013 at 3:34 PM
Since the Atlanta Braves are honoring Chipper Jones by retiring his number on Friday, let's have a look at the most memorable moment of his career - when the Braves beat the Cleveland Indians in the 1995 World Series. ***VIDEO1*** While Tom Glavine won the World Series MVP, Chipper hit .286 with three...

Atlanta Braves Forced to Watch 2011 World Series from Home
October 19th, 2011 at 10:11 PM
With the St. Louis Cardinals representing the National League in the World Series, the Atlanta Braves are left to watch the game at home and wonder what could have been. ***PHOTO1*** The Braves, who held an 8 1/2-game lead in September, won only nine of 27 games in the final stretch to...