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10/27/2014 | Fall Stars Game filled to brim with talent

Several of the best prospects in baseball will collide on Saturday in the ninth annual Fall Stars Game, the yearly All-Star Game for the Arizona Fall League. This year's contest will feature 14 players on's Top 100 Prospects list, headlined by No. 1 overall prospect Byron Buxton.

10/27/2014 | Clincher in '04 a culmination of magical run

With a blood-red moon serving as the perfect backdrop to a night that would become historic for baseball reasons, the Red Sox set about getting those final 27 outs they needed to at last become champions in Game 4 of the 2004 World Series.

10/24/2014 | Boston's Marrero finds rhythm in Fall League play

Pitching and defense ruled the day at Scottsdale Stadium on Friday, when the Surprise Saguaros narrowly earned a 2-1 victory over the Scottsdale Scorpions.

10/24/2014 | Longtime Fenway employee Forester passes away at 91

Al Forester, the longtime Fenway Park employee who drove the cart carrying Ted Williams during the 1999 All-Star Game festivities in Boston, died on Wednesday from natural causes. He was 91.

10/24/2014 | Schilling's postseason magic kept Sox rolling in '04 WS

In the hours leading up to Game 2 of the World Series, backup catcher Doug Mirabelli camped out in the players' parking lot and filmed his teammates as they reported for work. Forgive Curt Schilling -- but he was not in the mood. Scheduled to take the ball for a bloody sock sequel in Game 2 against the Cardinals, Schilling could barely get out of bed on that Sunday morning.

10/23/2014 | Red Sox tab Davis to be new hitting coach

By hiring Chili Davis, the Red Sox feel they've found a hitting coach with the type of enthusiasm and technique that players will feed off. "It goes back to the person Chili is," manager John Farrell said.

10/23/2014 | Red Sox's Bradley, Pedroia, Cespedes finalists for Gold Glove

The Red Sox have three finalists for a Rawlings Gold Glove, including rookie center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. Second baseman Dustin Pedroia and left fielder Yoenis Cespedes are the other two finalists from the Red Sox.

10/23/2014 | Sox started 2004 Series with sense of inevitability

Looking back on it a decade later, it's almost amazing how little fear the Red Sox had of the Cardinals, the team they would dispatch in the World Series. Sure, Boston had made that historic comeback against the Yankees in the ALCS. But that didn't provide any guarantees, particularly when you consider St. Louis had been the best team in baseball during the 2004 regular season, winning 104 games.

10/20/2014 | Game 7 rout capped historic comeback in '04

Derek Lowe's strong start and Johnny's Damon's resurgence at the plate -- including two homers and six RBIs -- put the finishing touches on the biggest comeback in MLB postseason history.

10/19/2014 | Source: Red Sox hire Davis as hitting coach

Chili Davis, Oakland's hitting coach the last three seasons, has been hired to the same position by the Red Sox, according to a Major League source. The Red Sox, who have not confirmed the hiring, are believed to have agreed to a multiyear contract with Davis, who had also been courted by the Yankees and Rangers for their vacant hitting coach jobs.

10/19/2014 | Schilling's bloody sock the bridge to history

Before the Red Sox could complete their baseball miracle in the 2004 ALCS, a bit of a medical science miracle was needed.

10/18/2014 | Ortiz's heroics, Nixon's grab kept '04 WS in sight

If the image of Dave Roberts getting his hand just under the tag in Game 4 of the ALCS remains the most indelible memory of the 2004 postseason, the best game during the epic joyride was, without question, Game 5.

10/17/2014 | Roberts' steal set amazing 2004 playoff run in motion

Three outs from being swept, the Red Sox scored the tying run in the ninth off Mariano Rivera thanks in large part to David Roberts' memorable steal of second.

10/14/2014 | Napoli to undergo surgery for sleep apnea

After enduring a season riddled with minor injuries, Mike Napoli will reportedly undergo surgery on his jaw to address an ongoing problem with sleep apnea.

10/13/2014 | Inbox: Do Sox have assets for big-time trade?

Welcome to an offseason edition of the Red Sox Inbox, which will run on a weekly basis until Spring Training. There is certainly a lot to talk about this winter, starting with potential blockbuster-trade scenarios.

10/11/2014 | Red Sox trio combines for five hits, six runs in AFL game

For the second time in the young Arizona Fall League season, Saguaros manager Delino DeShields filled out his lineup card with Deven Marrero, Sean Coyle and Rusney Castillo, all members of the Red Sox organization, at shortstop, second base and center field, respectively.

10/8/2014 | Red Sox ponder Craig's future in Boston

As the Red Sox plot their course for what figures to be a highly eventful winter of retooling, one big question they will have to ask themselves is this: What kind of season will Allen Craig have in 2015?

10/7/2014 | Right-hander Beckett announces plans to retire

Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett, who threw a no-hitter in May but was on the disabled list for most of the last three months of the season, announced his retirement after the team was eliminated from the NL Division Series on Tuesday night.

10/7/2014 | Stars of tomorrow ready to shine as '14 AFL season begins

Over its 23-year history, the Arizona Fall League has developed a reputation as a finishing school for baseball's top prospects. This year, once again, many of the game's best young players will gather in the desert, hoping to prove themselves in the same league that helped catapult Derek Jeter, Dustin Pedroia and Mike Trout to stardom.

10/6/2014 | Inbox: Who are primary offseason targets?

Who will the Red Sox try to sign in the offseason? Can they go after two ace starters? Beat reporter Ian Browne answers these questions and more from the Inbox.

10/6/2014 | Inbox: Who are primary offseason targets?

Who will the Red Sox try to sign in the offseason? Can they go after two ace starters? Beat reporter Ian Browne answers these questions and more from the Inbox.

10/3/2014 | Enberg among 10 finalists for '15 Frick Award

The 2015 Ford C. Frick Award finalists are Richie Ashburn, Billy Berroa, Rene Cardenas, Dizzy Dean, Dick Enberg, Ernie Johnson Sr., Ralph Kiner, Ned Martin, Joe Nuxhall and Jack Quinlan. The award is presented annually "for excellence in baseball broadcasting" by the Hall of Fame.

10/3/2014 | Colbrunn elects not to return to Red Sox in 2015

Hitting coach Greg Colbrunn, who helped the Red Sox to a World Series title in 2013 and missed time this past season after suffering subarachnoid hemorrhage in early June, has elected not to return next year.

10/2/2014 | Red Sox, Lowell extend player development deal through '16

The Red Sox agreed to extend their player development contract with the short-season Class A Lowell Spinners for two more years through the 2016 season, both clubs announced Thursday.