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London’s MLB crowd offers baseball a new land of opportunity | Matthew Engel

Fans flocked to the Red Sox-Yankees clash in their droves to guzzle hot dogs, belt out YMCA – and see a sublime openingBaseball makes cricket look like an almost stat-free zone. This weekend in London records have been falling over themselves with a re…

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New York Yankees double up on Boston Red Sox to clinch London series

• Boston Red Sox 8-12 New York Yankees• Didi Gregorius keeps record home-run streak alive late onIt turned out to be a productive city break for the New York Yankees after they bade farewell to London by wrapping up their mini-series against the Boston…

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Yankees and Red Sox in run-fest but London may need more convincing

Amid a mix of hot dogs and Pimm’s New York’s and Boston’s finest put on an eye-catching game in Major League Baseball’s first competitive fixture in EuropeThe two-foot long, £24 “Boomstick” hot dog. The mascot race won by a giant-headed Freddie Mercury…

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Timelapse shows London Stadium turf transformed for baseball game – video

West Ham’s London Stadium has undergone an incredible transformation for Major League Baseball’s first-ever regular season game in Europe, as the Boston Red Sox take on the New York Yankees. It took three weeks of work and 142,000 square feet of import…

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Red Sox and Yankees vow to ‘get your motor running’ as MLB hits London

The fierce rivals from Boston and New York will contest the first Major League Baseball games to be held in Europe, at West Ham United’s ground this weekendThe Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees have promised baseball that will “get your motor running…

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Baseball will pull crowds in London despite being a mystery to most | Matthew Engel

New York Yankees against Boston Red Sox will draw a bigger attendance for each game than the weekend’s two Cricket World Cup blockbusters combinedNearly seven years’ worth of Saturday nights have passed since what was then London’s Olympic Stadium play…

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Philadelphia Flyers remove Kate Smith statue over racism allegations

New York Yankees made similar move last weekControversy over song That’s Why the Darkies Were BornThe Philadelphia Flyers removed a statue of the late singer Kate Smith outside the NHL team’s arena on Sunday, two days after covering it amid allegations…

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World Series MVP John Wetteland charged with child sexual abuse

52-year-old was arrested on Monday in TexasWetteland helped Yankees to victory in 1996 World SeriesFormer major league pitcher John Wetteland has been charged in Texas with continuous sex abuse of a child under age 14. Denton County jail records show t…

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CC Sabathia blasts ‘terrible’ umpire as Red Sox knock Yankees out of playoffs

Red Sox win 4-3 to eliminate Yankees in AL Division SeriesCraig Kimbrel holds off New York rally in bottom of ninthBoston will host Houston in Game 1 on ALCS on SaturdayCraig Kimbrel and the Boston Red Sox held off the Yankees’ ninth-inning rally that …

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Why did Tim Howard and a Yankees owner buy non-league Dagenham & Redbridge?

Not all American investors dipping their toes into the English soccer waters have set their sights as high as the Premier LeagueStateside eagerness to earn a share of the juicy Premier League pie continues after murmurings of potential American investm…

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Red Sox inflict record playoff defeat on shellshocked Yankees

Boston lead series 2-1 after beating old rivals 16-1 in New YorkRed Sox need one more victory to clinch seriesBrock Holt becomes first player to hit for cycle in playoffsTheir ace got booed off the mound, loudly. Their manager let things get out of han…

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The Yankees/Red Sox rivalry is between two similar fanbases

Baseball’s biggest rivals have traveled different paths but have more in common than their fans would like to admitIt’s happening again. The New York Yankees’ win over the Oakland Athletics in this week’s wild card game ensured that they would face the…

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Giancarlo Stanton hit with own home-run ball as Yankees set HR record

Fan throws ball back on to field, hitting Yankees sluggerNew York gain 100th win of the season after win over Red SoxGiancarlo Stanton hit the New York Yankees’ 266th home run of the season on Saturday – extending a Major League Baseball record – with …

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Red Sox clinch AL East under the watch of first-time manager Alex Cora

It’s been a memorable year for the first-time manager, whose Red Sox have dominated baseball. But he has not ignored the plight back home in Puerto RicoWith last night’s 11-6 win over the New York Yankees, the Boston Red Sox have clinched the American …

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Yankees star Aaron Judge will miss at least three weeks with broken wrist

Judge to miss time after getting hit by pitch and breaking wrist26-year-old slugger is hitting .285 with 26 home runs and 61 RBIYankees slugger Aaron Judge sustained a fractured right wrist when he was hit by a fastball and is expected to miss a minimu…

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‘You want to make sure you get it right’: Baseball’s big plans for London

MLB is already at work to ensure next year’s London series between the Yankees and Red Sox is as authentic as possibleMajor League Baseball has staged regular-season games in Japan, Australia, Mexico and Puerto Rico. But nothing the league has attempte…

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Will Yankees-Red Sox in London break the NFL’s UK stranglehold?

Former Channel Five baseball co-host David Lengel believes Major League Baseball can make a splash in Britain despite a late startFor the tightly knit baseball community scattered throughout the UK and Ireland, Tuesday’s announcement from Major League …

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Red Sox and Yankees confirmed to meet in London MLB double-header

London Stadiums to host games at end of June 2019Boston will be designated as home team in LondonThe New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will face each other in two regular-season games at the London Stadium next year.Boston will be the home team for b…

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London Stadium set to host Red Sox-Yankees games next year

Mayor and MLB commissioner holding press conference on TuesdayWest Ham’s stadium layout makes it well suited for baseballMajor League Baseball will announce next week that the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will play two games at the London Stadiu…

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Yankees and Red Sox brawl at Fenway after New York player gets hit by pitch

Newest chapter of famed rivalry kicks off with bench-clearing brawlYankees snap Boston’s nine-game winning streak with 10-7 victoryThe fuse has officially been lit in the newest chapter of the ramped-up Yankees-Red Sox rivalry. Zim v Pedro. A-Rod v Var…