Red Sox

By - 10/23/13 - 11:27 pm

8-1, that didn't even look very hard, which says something about Lester's pitching.

By - 10/23/13 - 7:32 am
Red Sox fans in Afghanistan

A Massachusetts Army National Guard unit at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan yesterday. State Police, who posted the photo, say one of the Guardsman is Trooper Ted McMahon, and that the helicopter's call sign is BoSox.

More on the photo.

By - 10/22/13 - 12:33 pm
Robbins

A Concord man was ordered to stay away from Fenway Park today at his arraignment on larceny charges for an incident early Sunday, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Thomas Robbins, 23, was nabbed after a Sox staff member noticed him rooting around in the Red Sox clubhouse following their ALCS victory, the DA's office reports, noting that Fenway is "America's most beloved ballpark."

The staff member approached Robbins and asked what he was doing there, at which point Robbins started to leave and dropped a baseball glove belonging to first baseman Mike Napoli.

By - 10/22/13 - 12:25 pm

No, don't worry, ceiling tiles aren't falling on people and the tracks aren't broken or anything. But Paul McNamara says it's really past time to paint over the Josh Beckett memorial.

By - 10/22/13 - 9:54 am
Duck with a beard

Just in case there were any doubt, Django Bliss shows us for whom Mrs. Mallard is rooting in the World Series.

By - 10/20/13 - 9:27 am

The New Yorker explores our newest word.

The game in GIFs.

By - 10/20/13 - 12:03 am

Victorino! And of course Uehara ended it with a strikeout. Bring on the Cardinals.

UPDATE, 12:15 a.m.: Joyous crowds at Lansdowne and Brookline celebrated by breaking into a celebratory chant of "Yankees suck!" David Ortiz, meanwhile, announced "This is our BLEEP city!" and he really said "BLEEP" this time. Luis Tiant celebrating as only Luis Tiant can.

By - 10/18/13 - 7:07 am

Next up: Uehara flies around the earth backwards to go back in time and save the world.

By - 10/16/13 - 12:00 pm

And Detroit takes notice:

She walked through Detroit Metro Airport on Monday morning, wearing the most ugly, outlandish, gaudy outfit you have ever seen.

She wore a Red Sox coat and Red Sox hat and a pair of Red Sox glasses and Red Sox nail polish and Red Sox earrings and it was all wrapped up in a large, flowing Red Sox shawl.

It was enough to make you want to vomit.

By - 10/14/13 - 9:16 pm

On the off chance you missed it, Steve Horgan is the cop captured exulting over David Ortiz's home run, even as Torii Hunter was flipping backwards into the bullpen in front of him.

Naturally, this became a meme in roughly 5 seconds and now it's everywhere - although there seems to be some disagreement on whether Horganing requires somebody to be up-ended in front of you. Some early examples:

By - 10/14/13 - 9:08 am

Before that epic grand slam, you may recall, Alex Avila hit a home run, a woman caught the ball and then some Sox superfan ripped it out of her hands and threw it back on the field. Yahoo Sports reports he spent a good part of the night being a racist jerk.

By - 10/13/13 - 11:45 pm

I think that deserves a Castiglionish "Can you believe it?!?"

Oh, and the cop celebrating the home run? Chief Daniel Linskey reports it was Officer Stephen Horgan.

By - 10/9/13 - 12:30 am

Uehara comes through! Who needs sleep? Woo!

2-0

By - 10/5/13 - 8:52 pm

Are all the games going to be this easy?

By - 9/27/13 - 10:05 am

The Globe reports the BRA yesteday approved the Yawkey Way deal with the Sox.

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