Wednesday May 15
Verlander, Darvish set for showdown in Texas
Justin Verlander says it's May. Yu Darvish says it's not the first great opposing pitcher he's faced, and won't be his last.
Sun May 12, 2013
This is Lester's team now
BOSTON WHEN Jon Lester reached the majors in June of 2006, the 22-year-old southpaw joined a starting rotation that included Curt Schilling, Tim Wakefield, David Wells and Josh Beckett - along with the more than 1,700 games, nearly 9,300 innings, nine All-Star nominations and six world championships already between them.
Fri May 10, 2013
Portsmouth Daily Times
Slone's Sidelines: Extraordinary Expectations
We expect the extraordinary, in many ways, we demand the extraordinary. For "superstar athletes," success and failure has never been more vague.
Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling on Buchholz sunscreen...
Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling defended Clay Buchholz from accusation that he used sunblock.
Wed May 08, 2013
John Farrell denies specific claims that Clay Buchholz used sunscreen
A Yahoo report on Wednesday backed up a claim by Dirk Hayhurst - and according to WEEI, a claim Curt Schilling made as well - that pitchers use sunscreen in combination with rosin to create a substance that gives a strong grip on the baseball.
Tue May 07, 2013
The Daily Nexus
Youth Are Taking Over the MLB This Season
Just about every Major League team hit the 30 game bench mark over the weekend, and while the MLB season is a marathon not a sprint, 30 games is an adequate sample size to reflect on what we have learned so far.
Mon May 06, 2013
Major League Baseball 2013: Yu Darvish's strikeout rate is worth noting
Yu Darvish is striking out batters at a pace not seen in the American League since Pedro Martinez was in his prime with the Boston Red Sox.
Sat May 04, 2013
Snake Bytes, 5/4: Iron Man Edition
While Robert Downey, Jr. was assaulting the opening weekend box office record of another of his own films, the Diamondbacks took their ailing offense to San Diego.
Fri May 03, 2013
The Washington Post
Picking out the potential frauds
BOSTON : Coming off a disastrous 69-win 2012, expectations at Fenway were the lowest they have been in a decade.
Reds auction blood-stained Samardzija ball
It didn't exactly have the cacht -- or the sale price -- of the bloody sock worn by former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling , but the Cincinnati Reds gave fans a chance to own another blood-stained piece of baseball memorabilia.
Over The Monster
When the Red Sox ended the Curse of Babe Ruth in 2007
You remember the celebration. Curt Schilling holds a bottle of champagne, yelling into a group of Red Sox ready to explode.
Thu May 02, 2013
The New York Times
Off the Dribble: Nine Years Later, an Uncanny Echo
No N.B.A. team has escaped a 3-0 hole to win a best-of-seven postseason series. Then again, no major league baseball team had ever done it, either, until the Boston Red Sox ousted the Yankees in the 2004 American League Championship Series.
Wed May 01, 2013
The Providence Journal
What does it mean to win 200 games these days?
Not much fanfare accompanied the 200th win Tim Hudson had recorded in the major leagues on Tuesday night, just like not much fanfare accompanied the 200th win for Roy Halladay two weeks ago.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
The Best Long Reads in Business and Finance for the Week of April 27
From iPhone cops to left-wing economists in central Mass, the Daily Beast brings you the best in business and economics journalism from the week of April 27.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Chasing dragons: The 38 Studios debacle
It seems like a simple tale -- almost an admirable one: A retired sports star loved video games so much, he wanted to make one of his own.
Sun Apr 21, 2013
BTF's Baseball Primer
New York Times: Thrown for a Curve in Rhode Island
You have to imagine what it was like being Don Carcieri in the harsh winter of 2010.
Sat Apr 20, 2013
Game #17: Diamondbacks @ Rockies
After our bats stayed in the freezer last night, we'll be hoping for better from the offense today at Coors Field.
Fri Apr 19, 2013
Former Boston Red Sox Manager Terry Francona Should Be Bitter
With the tragedy that struck the Boston Marathon on Monday, it's understandable that other stories would escape the headlines.
Thu Apr 18, 2013
Castrovince: Rotation rebirth revives Red Sox
Curt Schilling was entering what would turn out to be the last of his 20 seasons in the big leagues when John Farrell joined the Red Sox as the pitching coach in 2007.