Wild Card Race

Jarrod Saltalamacchia grimaces after being hit by a foul tip on September 26, 2011 in Baltimore. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Roche: Hoping For A Surprise Ending

I hope we witness some special surprise ending with the Red Sox this week.


Jacoby Ellsbury misses a ball hit by Robert Andino for an inside the park home run at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on September 26, 2011 in Baltimore. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Red Sox, Fall Into Wild Card Tie With Rays

Boston’s 17th loss in 22 games enabled Tampa Bay to finally pull even in the duel for the league’s final playoff spot.


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Rays Beat Yankees, Move Into Wild Card Tie

The Tampa Bay Rays moved into a tie with the Boston Red Sox for the wild-card lead, beating the New York Yankees 5-2.


Jonathan Papelbon #58 of the Boston Red Sox reacts to three runs scored after he gave up a hit by Robert Andino #11 of the Baltimore Orioles the 8th inning at Fenway Park September 20, 2011 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo: Papelbon Blows Save, Adds To Sox Collapse

With seven games to go in the season, can the Red Sox quickly turn their losing ways around? Or will they simply limp the rest of the way and hope to reach the postseason?

98.5 The Sports Hub–09/21/2011

Carl Crawford at Fenway Park on September 14, 2011 in Boston. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Toucher & Rich With John Tomase: Crawford ‘Hears Every Bit Of Criticism’

John Tomase from the Boston Herald spoke with Toucher & Rich Tuesday about Carl Crawford and John Lackey as the Red Sox struggle to make the playoffs.

98.5 The Sports Hub–09/20/2011

Red Sox DH David Ortiz. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Ortiz, Red Sox Start Final Homestand In State Of Panic

The Boston Red Sox open their final homestand of the 2011 season Tuesday night in a state of panic.