MLB World Series

Boston Red Sox's Eduardo Nunez reacts after hitting a three-run home run during the seventh inning of Game 1 of the World Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 24, 2018 - 3:28 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Fenway Funhouse proved too tricky, too cold and just too much for the beach boys. Andrew Benintendi, J.D. Martinez and the Boston Red Sox came out swinging in the World Series opener, seizing every advantage in their quirky ballpark to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-4 on a chilly...
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Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts calls for a relief pitcher as starter Clayton Kershaw departs during the fifth inning of Game 1 of the World Series baseball game against the Boston Red Sox Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
October 24, 2018 - 1:30 am
BOSTON (AP) — Games averaged 3 hours, 35½ minutes during the playoffs, up 6 minutes from the 2017 postseason and more than a half-hour longer than this year's regular season. Strikeouts have topped hits in seven of eight postseason matchups. Starting pitchers usually don't finish the fifth inning...
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This multiple exposure shows Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale throwing during the fourth inning of Game 1 of the World Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
October 24, 2018 - 1:10 am
BOSTON (AP) — Aces were out early in the World Series, where four-plus innings for starters is becoming the new norm. The outings of the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw and Boston's Chris Sale turned into short stories. Each failed to get an out in the fifth inning Tuesday night, just the fourth time both...
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Boston Red Sox's Eduardo Nunez reacts after hitting a three-run home run during the seventh inning of Game 1 of the World Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 23, 2018 - 11:38 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 11:35 p.m. Pinch-hitter Eduardo Nunez's three-run homer off Alex Wood gave the Red Sox an 8-4 lead in the seventh inning. Manny Machado's sacrifice fly against Ryan Brasier had pulled the Dodgers to 5-4 in the top half. With runners on...
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In this Monday, Oct. 22, 2018 photo, a member of the Fenway Park security team stands outside the ballpark in preparation for Tuesday's Game 1 of the World Series baseball game between the Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers in Boston. Excitement builds in Boston as baseball's World Series gets underway, so are security measures as authorities race to keep fans safe. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)
October 23, 2018 - 4:44 pm
BOSTON (AP) — When Nicolas Doherty couldn't get a ticket to watch the Red Sox play in the World Series in 2013, his mom promised they would get inside the park next time the team made it. So she got to Fenway Park on Monday afternoon to be first in line when tickets started selling Tuesday ahead of...
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Boston Red Sox's Chris Sale answers questions for the World Series baseball game Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Boston.The Red Sox play the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 1 on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
October 23, 2018 - 3:05 am
A look at what's happening around the major leagues today: FENWAY FRESHMAN Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw will pitch at Fenway Park for the first time when he starts Game 1 of the World Series against the Red Sox. The oldest park in the majors has a lot of quirks that can present many challenges for...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' players practice for Game 1 of the World Series baseball game against the Boston Red Sox Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
October 22, 2018 - 7:10 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Hooting and hollering, Chris Taylor and a couple of Dodgers took aim at the Green Monster. With their arms, not bats. Standing in left field, they kept throwing balls at a small, square space in the scoreboard, shouting every time a miss clanged off the metal letters. "I've got good...
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Grounds crew members paint the World Series logo behind home plate at Fenway Park, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Boston as they prepare for Game 1 of the baseball World Series between the Boston Red Sox and the Los Angeles Dodgers scheduled for Tuesday. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
October 22, 2018 - 7:10 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 7:10 p.m. This World Series is making history even before it starts. Boston's Alex Cora and Los Angeles' Dave Roberts are the first minority managers to face each other in the Series. Cora, who is from Puerto Rico, is already the first...
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Boston Red Sox's Chris Sale answers questions for the World Series baseball game Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Boston.The Red Sox play the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 1 on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
October 22, 2018 - 7:02 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Chris Sale would rather talk about the ring he can win as a World Series champion instead of the almost certainly nonexistent navel ring that — he maintains with a straight face — scratched him from a start in the last round. The Red Sox left-hander will belly up to the mound to start...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw celebrates with manager Dave Roberts after winning Game 7 of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, in Milwaukee. The Dodgers won 5-1. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
October 21, 2018 - 4:41 pm
BOSTON (AP) — In the souvenir store across from Fenway Park, it will set you back $100 for a framed, autographed photo of "The Steal," Dave Roberts' stolen base in the 2004 AL Championship Series that kick-started the Red Sox comeback against the New York Yankees and ended Boston's 86-year title...
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