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Mariners' Felix Hernandez earns win in return

"Oh my gosh, it's a blast playing behind that guy," said rookie left fielder Ben Gamel, who had a chance to perform directly in front of a rowdy King's Court amid a crowd of 31,783. "The atmosphere and just everything he brings to the table, no doubt it's a boost. Everyone they'v...

Red Sox retire David Ortiz's No. 34

"Those guys, those numbers, they had a lot of good baseball in them and it takes special people to do special things," said Ortiz on a night the Red Sox downed the Angels, 9-4. "At the end of the day, to have their number retired out there, that happening to me today is a super h...

Red Sox retire No. 34 for Ortiz: 'This is his (pause) city'

BOSTON (AP) - David Ortiz stepped up to the microphone, wiped the tears from his eyes and waited for the sold-out Fenway crowd to shout "Papi!" a few more times. The Red Sox stood at the top step of their dugout. The Los Angeles Angels tipped their caps. Friends and family and d...

LOOK: Red Sox retire David Ortiz's No. 34

Prior to Friday night's game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, the Boston Red Sox honored former designated hitter David Ortiz by retiring his no. 34 jersey. Ortiz is the 11th player to have his number retired by the Red Sox, joining the likes of Ted Williams, Jim Rice,...

Bobby Seymour the 2017 Baseball Player of the Year

Brian Hurry has witnessed some remarkable feats during his 17-year career as baseball coach at Mount Carmel. He was at a loss for words, however, explaining the season Caravan first baseman Bobb...

Watch: David Ortiz's most memorable moments wearing No. 34

USA TODAY Sports Published 4:53 p.m. ET June 23, 2017 | Updated 2 minutes agoRetired Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz addresses a gathering, where part of Yawkey Way ...

David Ortiz's No. 34 To Be Retired Prior To Friday's Game At Fenway Park

The Red Sox slugger’s No. 34 will be retired during a ceremony prior to Friday night’s game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Fenway Park. His number will be the 11th in franchise...

Hernandez returns as Mariners host Astros (Jun 23, 2017)

SEATTLE — When Felix Hernandez pitches at Safeco Field, there’s a different atmosphere. The seats in the left-field corner are filled with fans sitting in “King’s Court,” wearing “Ki...

Felix Hernandez back to face Astros on MLB.TV

MLB.TV Premium is now available for $99.99 yearly or $24.99 monthly, with nearly two dozen features for subscribers to access and interact with live out-of-market Major League Baseball games at 6...

Red Sox to retire David Ortiz's number tonight

Then on Thursday evening, Ortiz was celebrated -- and tweaked -- at The Roast of David Ortiz, a charitable celebration of the big man's career and outsized personality. Now the capper is on deck,...

Kenley Jansen vs Craig Kimbrel as top reliever

Still, there's one thing that so far sets Jansen apart -- and it's enough to call him baseball's most dominant reliever. (Your mileage may vary.)  Jansen's immaculate inning MIA@LAD: Jansen toss...