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Boston Red Sox's Clay Buchholz delivers a pitch against the Houston Astros in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 13, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

Buchholz’s 3-hitter leads Red Sox over Astros, 11-0

Sunday, July 13, 2014

HOUSTON – A pair of Red Sox from Texas sure made things tough on the Houston Astros in their return to the Lone Star state. Clay Buchholz allowed three hits and struck out a career-high 12 in his fifth career shutout in Boston’s 11-0 victory over Houston yesterday. Brock Holt had a career-best five hits, including a leadoff homer, to … 0

Castro, Carter lead Astros over Red Sox, 3-2

Saturday, July 12, 2014

HOUSTON – Jake Peavy refuses to blame his career-high eight-game losing streak on lack of offensive support, despite Boston averaging just 1.5 runs a game in those starts. “It’s just finding a way to win on my day,” he said after Boston’s 3-2 loss to Houston yesterday. “I’ve pitched in tight games my … 0

Vazquez has three hits to help Red Sox over Astros, 8-3

Saturday, July 12, 2014

HOUSTON – Rookie Christian Vazquez got his first three major league hits and drove in three runs, while David Ortiz had three RBI to break open the game in the sixth inning and lead the Boston Red Sox to an 8-3 victory over the Houston Astros last night. Vazquez, who was playing in … 0

Phillies purchase outfielder Grady Sizemore’s contract

Friday, July 11, 2014

PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Phillies purchased outfielder Grady Sizemore’s contract from Triple-A and sent pitcher David Buchanan to Lehigh Valley. Sizemore, who started the season as the Red Sox center fielder, will join the team for a three-game series against Washington before the All-Star break. Buchanan was the … 0

Carp lifts Red Sox over White Sox, 4-3, in 10 innings

Friday, July 11, 2014

BOSTON – Mike Carp spent more than a month on the disabled list with a broken right foot. He watched the Boston Red Sox struggle, wishing he could contribute. Sometimes, he couldn’t bear to watch. “Some of the … 0

Red Sox closer Uehara added to AL All-Star roster

Thursday, July 10, 2014

BOSTON – Boston Red Sox reliever Koji Uehara was added to the AL roster for the All-Star Game. He replaces New York Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka, who was placed on the disabled list yesterday. It’s the first major … 0

Red Sox rally to snap skid, beat White Sox, 5-4

Thursday, July 10, 2014

BOSTON – Daniel Nava doubled in the tying run in the ninth inning and scored on Brock Holt’s single as the Boston Red Sox rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the Chicago White Sox, 5-4, last night … 0

Gillaspie homer helps White Sox trounce Red Sox, 8-3

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

BOSTON – Conor Gillaspie hit a tie-breaking, two-run homer in the sixth inning for his third hit of the game and the Chicago White Sox beat the struggling Boston Red Sox, 8-3, last night. Boston did manage to … 0

Carroll stymies Red Sox and White Sox win 4-0

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

BOSTON – After watching Scott Carroll give up seven runs in his last start, White Sox Manager Robin Ventura had a simple goal for his rookie right-hander. Do better. Carroll did that and more, following perhaps the worst … 0

Red Sox rally, only to lose to Orioles, 7-6, in 12

Sunday, July 6, 2014

BOSTON – An impressive seventh-inning rally only postponed defeat a couple of hours for the spiraling and pressing Red Sox. Boston’s comeback from a five-run deficit was thwarted when David Lough tripled to lead off the 12th inning … 0

Red Sox walk off with Game 1 win, but drop nightcap to Orioles

Saturday, July 5, 2014

BOSTON – Nelson Cruz went a career-best 5-for-5, including a solo home run and a bad-hop single that scored the go-ahead run in the sixth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox, 7-4, last night … 0

Storm postpones game between Red Sox and Orioles

Friday, July 4, 2014

BOSTON – The Fourth of July game between the Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles was postponed three hours before the scheduled first pitch because of the expected arrival of Hurricane Arthur. It will be made up today as part of a day-night doubleheader. Jon Lester, who was … 0

Yankees pitcher Aceves suspended 50 games

Friday, July 4, 2014

NEW YORK – New York Yankees minor league pitcher Alfredo Aceves received a 50-game suspension after a second positive test for a drug of abuse. The commissioner’s office announced the penalty yesterday under the minor league drug program. The suspension of Aceves, who is on the roster of … 0

Cubs complete sweep over Red Sox, 16-9

Thursday, July 3, 2014

BOSTON – Justin Ruggiano, Mike Olt and Welington Castillo hit two-run homers to power the Chicago Cubs to a 16-9 victory over the Boston Red Sox last night, completing a three-game interleague series sweep. Ruggiano drove in five … 0

Angels acquire Hill from Red Sox in cash deal

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

CHICAGO – The Los Angeles Angels acquired left-hander Rich Hill from the Boston Red Sox in return for cash considerations yesterday. In 25 relief appearances for Triple-A Pawtucket this season, Hill posted a 3.23 ERA and opponents hit just .206 against him. He struck out 45 batters and … 0