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Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz, left, gestures as he celebrates his two-run home run scoring himself and Mookie Betts, right, during the first inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Jones homers twice as Orioles beat Red Sox, 7-2

Sunday, September 21, 2014

BALTIMORE – Adam Jones hit a pair of two-run homers and the Baltimore Orioles received another steady performance from right-hander Chris Tillman in a 7-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox last night. The AL East champion Orioles moved within two games of the Angels in the race for home-field advantage throughout the playoffs, pending Los Angeles’s late game against … 0

Oritz hits two home runs as Red Sox beat Orioles, 5-3

Saturday, September 20, 2014

BALTIMORE – David Ortiz hit two home runs, including a two-run drive in the 10th inning that lifted the Boston Red Sox past the Baltimore Orioles, 5-3, last night. Although the AL East-champion Orioles are still in the running for home-field advantage throughout the postseason, Manager Buck Showalter rested several regulars, including Adam … 0

Pirates get late break in playoff push, top Red Sox, 3-2

Friday, September 19, 2014

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Pirates got a lucky break when Boston pinch-runner Jemile Weeks was hit by a batted ball in the ninth inning, beating the Red Sox, 3-2, last night to keep pace in the NL pennant race. The Pirates won their fourth in a row. They began the day 2½ games … 0

Castillo steady but Red Sox fall to Pirates, 9-1

Thursday, September 18, 2014

PITTSBURGH – Rusney Castillo drilled a sharp grounder to second base and took off. Three seconds later the future of the Boston Red Sox was standing on first base. If the Cuban-born prospect was overwhelmed by the stage, … 0

Morton, bullpen pitch surging Pirates over Red Sox, 4-0

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

PITTSBURGH – Charlie Morton came off the disabled list to gain his first victory since July 2, and the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Boston Red Sox, 4-0, last night for their ninth win in 11 games. Sidelined since … 0

Nava and Bogaerts provide heroics as Red Sox rally past Royals

Monday, September 15, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Royals have not been to the playoffs in 29 years and are skidding towards a 30th straight season. Daniel Nava hit a grand slam, Xander Bogaerts added a three-run shot and … 0

PawSox claim International League championship

Sunday, September 14, 2014

PawSox prevail A night after taking 13 innings to stave off elimination, the Pawtucket Red Sox, Boston’s Triple-A affiliate, made quick work of Durham, using a combined three-hitter to win 4-1 and claim the International League championship in five games. Starter Keith Crouch threw 6.2 innings of one-hit, … 0

Revamped Royals beat Red Sox, 7-1

Sunday, September 14, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jeremy Guthrie retired the final 17 batters he faced, Omar Infante had three hits and drove in two runs, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Boston Red Sox, 7-1, last night. Manager Ned … 0

Red Sox knock Royals out of first with 4-2 victory

Saturday, September 13, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Allen Webster pitched six solid innings and Jemile Weeks stroked a pair of doubles and scored two runs as the Boston Red Sox defeated the sputtering Kansas City Royals, 4-2, last night. Kansas City … 0

Red Sox 2B Pedroia has season-ending surgery

Friday, September 12, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia had season-ending surgery on his left wrist yesterday to repair a tendon, clean out scar tissue and reduce some inflammation. The surgery was performed by Dr. Matt Liebman at Newton-Wellesley Surgery Center near Boston. Red Sox Manager … 0

Pawtucket Red Sox lose Game 3, fall behind Durham 2 games to 1

Friday, September 12, 2014

On the edge Pawtucket put the tying run on second base with one out in the top of the ninth inning last night, but Durham closer Josh Lueke retired the final two batters without damage and the Bulls held on for a 4-3 victory, taking a 2-1 series … 0

Red Sox capitalize on miscues, beat Royals, 6-3

Friday, September 12, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The last-place Boston Red Sox took advantage of three critical errors by the first-place Kansas City Royals, pulling away late in a 6-3 victory last night that ended a four-game losing streak. Clay Buchholz … 0

PawSox fall in 11 innings; championship series tied at 1

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Durham’s Vince Belnome hit a game-tying homer in the top of the ninth inning, then scored the eventual winning run in the 11th as the Bulls beat the Pawtucket Red Sox, 4-3, last night to even the International League championship series at 1 game apiece. Belnome (1-for-3) connected … 0

Red Sox lose to O’s; Pedroia to have hand surgery

Thursday, September 11, 2014

BOSTON – The postseason hopes for the World Series champion Boston Red Sox have all but faded away. Now, Dustin Pedroia’s season is over, too. Red Sox Manager John Farrell said the star second baseman will have season-ending … 0

Pedroia misses game; season may be over

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

BOSTON – Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia could miss the rest of the season with soreness in his left hand and left wrist. Boston Manager John Farrell raised the possibility before last night’s game with the Baltimore Orioles. Farrell said Pedroia has been bothered by the ailment … 0