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Sept. 9, 2016, Letters to the Editor
Faith rewardedThanks to the Herald for the wonderful article on Franklin Graham (“Service on common is a rare public display,” Aug. 31). It was so wonderful to read something like that in such a well-known newspaper in such a well-known city! Just have to give kudos to you for doing what many won’t do in this country anymore.— Diane Walker, Newark, Ill.Shame on Big Papi
-1 points by Boston Herald | Boston Red Sox Cholera Chicago White Sox David Ortiz Jimmie Foxx Alex Rodriguez 2004 American League Championship Series Dominican Republic
Buckley: Nice to have Red Sox relevant in September again
What you’re about to experience is what we’ve been missing for the last three years.We have us a September playoff race, people. The Red Sox are at Toronto’s Rogers Centre Friday night to open a crucial three-game set against the Blue Jays, beginning a stretch of 23 consecutive games against American League East opponents to close out the regular season. It’s going to be tense. It’s going to be dramatic. It’s going to be September.
238 points by Boston Herald | Boston Red Sox New York Yankees Major League Baseball Alex Rodriguez Chicago White Sox American League East 2004 American League Championship Series American League
Silverman: Don Orsillo right at home with Red Sox in San Diego
SAN DIEGO — The Don Orsillo exit-from-NESN story has been weird from the get-go.Little wonder then that last night marked one more strange-but-true chapter for the still popular Rhode Island native who is now the television voice of the San Diego Padres.
122 points by Boston Herald | Boston Red Sox Major League Baseball San Francisco Giants Chicago White Sox David Ortiz Alex Rodriguez 2004 American League Championship Series Mariano Rivera
Red Sox notebook: Yoan Moncada takes seat on bench
SAN DIEGO — The hot corner has become a revolving door the past week, but Travis Shaw’s great game last night puts him in the driver’s seat for now.So what about Yoan Moncada?His assignment last night was just to sit and watch.
-1 points by Boston Herald | Boston Red Sox Major League Baseball Chicago White Sox Alex Rodriguez New York Yankees David Ortiz Toronto Blue Jays 2004 American League Championship Series
Settlement in 38 Studios case ends lawsuit over failed deal
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A judge approved a $16 million settlement with the final defendant in the 38 Studios case Friday, ending the lawsuit over Rhode Island's failed $75 million deal with former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's video…
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Curt Schilling Boston Red Sox New England 2004 World Series 2004 American League Championship Series Rhode Island Arizona Diamondbacks Providence Rhode Island
The Red Sox’s young-stud blueprint that will test Yankees’ patience
This Young Yankees playoff chase was fun while it lasted, but this is only the beginning of the learning process. That critical four-game sweep of the Baby Bombers by the Baby Red Sox is the start of the challenge. Yes, progress has been made, and the incredible play of slugger Gary Sanchez is the real...
83 points by New York Post | Boston Red Sox Major League Baseball New York Yankees American League East Chicago White Sox Alex Rodriguez San Francisco Giants 2004 American League Championship Series
David Ortiz feeling refreshed, focused for Red Sox stretch run
David Ortiz wasn’t afraid to admit it: He needed the chance to hide from the Southern California sun and relax inside the dugout for three games in San Diego.Ortiz, who turns 41 in November, returned to the Red Sox lineup on Friday feeling refreshed."I feel good right now,” he said. “I'm feeling good. I'm not going to lie, those days in San Diego not playing make your body feel good. They mess with your timing a little bit, but I was swinging in the cage just now and I'm feeling good.”
-1 points by Boston Herald | Boston Red Sox Major League Baseball Chicago White Sox Alex Rodriguez David Ortiz 2004 American League Championship Series 2007 World Series Jimmie Foxx