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A World Series Matchup That’s a Long Time Coming

BOSTON — There will be no underdogs in the 114th World Series, which opens at Fenway Park on Tuesday. The Los Angeles Dodgers have gone three decades without a title but have spent about $1.4 billion in salaries to...

A Bat Dies, and a Half-Dozen Chopsticks Are Born

At the time, broken bats were mostly given away or burned in barrels to keep players warm during spring training, Mr. Minatoya said. The bats-into-chopsticks idea, he said through an interpreter, allowed Japanese baseball “to start having a conscience...

World Series: Red Sox Rebound From Marathon Loss to Defeat Dodgers in Game 4

Red Sox 9, Dodgers 6 | Boston leads series, 3-1.ImageMitch Moreland hitting a three-run homer in the seventh that put the Red Sox back in the game.CreditCreditMike Nelson/EPA, via ShutterstockLOS ANGELES — Chris Sale, the Boston Red Sox star...

Brewers Come Alive at the Plate, Forcing the Dodgers to Game 7

After Travis Shaw struck out, Aguilar came to the plate. Despite an All-Star regular season in which he hit 35 home runs and drove in 108 runs, Aguilar had just one run batted in during this series. He doubled...

Breaks Go the Dodgers’ Way in Game 7, Just as They Planned

MILWAUKEE — Leave it to a Dodgers general manager to make the definitive, timeless observation about good fortune. “Luck is the residue of design,” the Hall of Famer Branch Rickey said when he ran the franchise in Brooklyn. His...

Baseball Has a Great World Series Matchup. Now It Needs a LeBron.

Major League Baseball has a dearth of high-profile stars. Is the problem a down cycle, or is it the sport itself? ImageDavid Ortiz is one of the most followed baseball players on Instagram, as is Alex Rodriguez. Neither of...

Dodgers Defeat the Brewers in the N.L.C.S. to Return to the World Series

MILWAUKEE — As Yasiel Puig jubilantly raced around the bases, smacking his legs and flexing his biceps after a critical home run in Game 7 of the National League Championship Series, it was hard to imagine that this Los...

World Series: Dodgers Defeat the Red Sox in a Marathon Game 3

LOS ANGELES — The baseball postseason had never seen anything like it.For seven hours and 20 minutes, the Boston Red Sox and the Los Angeles Dodgers tried to settle Game 3 of the World Series. No postseason game had...

Win No. 2 for a Red Sox Team Looking Like the Inevitable Champion

“That’s not our baseball,” Pearce said. “It’s O.K. for other teams, how they’re built. But we’re a team that grinds out at-bats, and we just keep passing it to the next guy. Everybody feeds off of it; we ride...

How the Red Sox Won World Series Game 5, Inning by Inning

The Boston Red Sox lost their first game of the regular season. After that, nearly everything went their way.They were the best team in baseball throughout the regular season and they completed a thrilling run through the postseason to...

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England unchanged as fit-again Jonny Bairstow misses out

England have confirmed an unchanged team for the second Test in Pallekele. Ben Stokes will bat at No. 3 in place of Moeen Ali,...