John Buck http://wamc.org en Red Sox Crush Baltimore In Boston http://wamc.org/post/red-sox-crush-baltimore-boston <p>In baseball, two teams in the American League in the thick of things in the East met Tuesday night in Boston, and the Red Sox destroyed Baltimore 13-2. Shane Victorino led the way with two home runs and a career-high seven runs batted in.</p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 12:16:11 +0000 Jaired Crofut 72364 at http://wamc.org Red Sox Crush Baltimore In Boston Non-Waiver Trade Deadline, Sox Move On Jake Peavy http://wamc.org/post/non-waiver-trade-deadline-sox-move-jake-peavy <p>It’s July 31 and in baseball today is the non-waiver trade deadline. As the clock struck down to the final moments the Red Sox decided to move on White Sox pitcher Jake Peavy as part of a three-team, seven-player deal. The Red Sox acquired reliever Brayan Villarreal from Detroit and sent shortstop Jose Iglesias to the Tigers.</p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 11:27:01 +0000 Jaired Crofut 70389 at http://wamc.org Non-Waiver Trade Deadline, Sox Move On Jake Peavy Yankees To Discipline A-Rod For 2nd Medical Opinion http://wamc.org/post/yankees-discipline-rod-2nd-medical-opinion <p>In baseball news, already a target of Major League Baseball's drug investigation, third baseman Alex Rodriguez angered the Yankees when he obtained a second medical opinion on his strained left quadriceps this week. The Yankees intend to discipline him, most likely with a fine.</p><p>Checking the scoreboard, the Yankees split their four game series with the Rangers after a 2-0 victory. Meanwhile, the Chicago Cubs have pulled Alfonso Soriano from the lineup and a trade to send the outfielder to the Yankees is about almost complete.</p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 11:42:13 +0000 Jaired Crofut 70058 at http://wamc.org Yankees To Discipline A-Rod For 2nd Medical Opinion Crisp Hits Leadoff Infield Single, Athletics Beat Sox 3-2 http://wamc.org/post/crisp-hits-leadoff-infield-single-athletics-beat-sox-3-2 <p>In baseball news, the Athletics beat Boston 3-2 despite a stellar start by Red Sox rookie Brandon Workman. Workman took a no-hit bid into the seventh inning of his first major league start. Coco Crisp broke it up with a leadoff infield single.</p><p>Aaron Hicks had a three-run homer to help Minnesota top the Yankees 10-4. The Twins beat CC Sabathia for the first time in six years to take two of three from the Yankees.</p><p>And the Mets doubled up Pittsburgh 4-2. John Buck's two-run single highlighted a three-run first inning for New York.</p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 11:08:04 +0000 Jaired Crofut 69199 at http://wamc.org Crisp Hits Leadoff Infield Single, Athletics Beat Sox 3-2 WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update http://wamc.org/post/wamc-morning-edition-sports-update-62 <p>In baseball, Baltimore beat the Red Sox 8-5 last night. Manny Machado's three-run homer capped a five-run ninth inning for Baltimore. Boston couldn’t hold the lead on a night when their nearly 10-year and 820 game home sellout streak ended.</p><p>Elsewhere in the American League, the Yankees-Indians game in Cleveland was rained out. Toronto beat Detroit 8-6. Tampa Bay shut out Texas 2-0. Kansas City beat Minnesota 3-0. Oakland cruised ahead of the Angels 11-5 and Houston bested Seattle 8-3.</p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 12:12:11 +0000 Jaired Crofut 61977 at http://wamc.org WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update http://wamc.org/post/wamc-morning-edition-sports-update-61 <p>Checking news on the ice, the United States beat Canada 3-2 in the gold medal game of the women's world hockey championship.</p><p>In the NCAA women’s basketball tournament, Connecticut made it look easy in the Big Easy.</p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 12:14:07 +0000 Jaired Crofut 61878 at http://wamc.org WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update