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For lucky few, this is postseason

...All-Star break), my interest and allegiance would gravitate toward the team most likely to stop the Yankees. The Boston Red Sox.So, while friends and neighbors would be talking up Chris Chambliss and Mickey Rivers, I would be citing the stats...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-10/lucky-few-postseason
Athletics needs better middle infielders

...Cespedes was a major reason for the A's return to glory in 2012 and 2013, and it was Beane's trade of Cespedes to the Boston Red Sox for pitcher Jon Lester, another former GreenJacket, and outfielder Jonny Gomes that remains the flash point for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-04/athletics-needs-better-m
Memorial run to honor soldier killed in Afghanistan

...like anybody I'd ever seen."In addition to serving others, Donahue, of Whitman, Mass., was a big fan of the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots, Reister said. He also liked the Irish-American rock band Dropkick Murphys."He was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-07/memorial-run-honor-soldier-ki
Giants, Nationals have little in common entering their playoff series

...debut; Peavy will be making his sixth October start, including as a member of last season's World Series champion Boston Red Sox.Their catchers are also illustrate the difference between the teams: Strasburg will be throwing to Wilson Ramos...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-02/giants-nationals-have-li
Red Sox's hitting coach Greg Colbrunn won't be back

The Boston Red Sox are looking for a new hitting coach.Greg Colbrunn, who was the team's hitting coach for the past two seasons, says he will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-03/red-soxs-hitting-coach-g
Fla.'s 'Gray Belt' a glimpse at nation's future

...communities in former citrus groves. Marketing of the developments was geared toward empty nesters from the Northeast. Boston Red Sox legend Ted Williams came to Citrus Hills in the late 1980s and was known to fish regularly in the nearby Gulf of Mexico...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-09-22/flas-gray-belt-glimpse-nations-futu
Orioles wrap up first division title since 1997

...succeed. It was pretty special."Baltimore is 42-23 in a division that includes the defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox, the New York Yankees and pitching-rich Tampa Bay. The Orioles led by only four games on Aug. 6 before going on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-16/orioles-wrap-first-divis
Minnesota Twins top prospect Byron Buxton suffers concussion in scary collision

...can return to the field before the season ends. New Britain has two weeks left on its schedule. SMALLER SLUGGER: Boston Red Sox 2014 second-rounder Sam Travis doesn't pass the first-glance eye test as a slugging first baseman, but the Indiana...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-16/minnesota-twins-top-pros
Rob Manfred chosen to succeed Bud Selig as baseball commissioner

...replaced David Stern, 71, as commissioner in February. And like Silver, he was his boss' pick.Manfred beat out Boston Red Sox Chairman Tom Werner in the first contested vote for a new commissioner in 46 years. The third candidate, MLB Executive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-14/rob-manfred-chosen-succe
USC Aiken product Taylor Grover earns promotion in Boston Red Sox system

...the ability to touch the mid-90s, and he mixes in a strong slider.Salem, the Carolina League affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, has seen a strong crop of prospects the past couple years.Augusta State product Shannon Wilkerson played for Salem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-09/usc-aiken-product-taylor