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Red Sox demote struggling Daniel Nava to minors

Thursday, April 24, 2014

BOSTON – The Red Sox demoted struggling switch-hitting outfielder Daniel Nava and recalled right-hander Alex Wilson yesterday. Nava, 31, was a big part of Boston’s run to the 2013 World Series title, but was hitting just .149 with two homers and three RBI when he was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket before the game against the New York Yankees. Wilson went 1-1 with a 4.88 ERA in 26 games with the … 0

Pineda tossed for pine tar; Red Sox beat Yankees, 5-1

Thursday, April 24, 2014

BOSTON – Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected for using a foreign substance less than two weeks after appearing to get away with it in another game against Boston, and the Red Sox beat New York, 5-1, last night. The right-hander was thrown out in the second inning when plate umpire Gerry Davis … 0

Ellsbury returns, helps Yankees beat Red Sox, 9-3

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

BOSTON – Jacoby Ellsbury doubled, tripled, drove in two runs and made a sliding catch in his return to Fenway Park, helping the New York Yankees and Masahiro Tanaka beat the Boston Red Sox, 9-3, last night. Ellsbury received a mixed reception in his first game as a visitor after seven seasons with … 0

Early hitting carries Orioles over Red Sox 7-6

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

BOSTON – The Baltimore Orioles nearly lost twice in 20 hours after taking big leads against the Boston Red Sox in both games. Tommy Hunter made sure they didn’t. The closer worked out of a one-out, bases-loaded jam … 0

Mistakes doom Orioles as Red Sox rally for win

Monday, April 21, 2014

BOSTON – Dustin Pedroia scored from third on left fielder David Lough’s throwing error with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the Boston Red Sox to a 6-5 comback win over Baltimore Orioles last night. Jonny Gomes … 0

Holt’s RBI triple helps Boston beat Orioles, 4-2

Sunday, April 20, 2014

BOSTON – Two days into his second call-up of the season, Brock Holt was the center of attention in Boston’s clubhouse. Holt hit a tiebreaking triple in the seventh inning and scored on Jonathan Herrera’s safety squeeze, lifting … 0

Ortiz want to visit Marathon finish line Monday

Saturday, April 19, 2014

BOSTON – David Ortiz wants to visit the Boston Marathon finish line Monday after the Red Sox are done with their Patriots’ Day game against Baltimore. Just over a year ago, two bombs went off near the finish line, less than a mile from Fenway Park, about an … 0

Orioles shell Lackey, cruise to 8-4 win over Red Sox

Saturday, April 19, 2014

BOSTON – Jonathan Schoop went 4 for 5 with two doubles and two RBI, and the Baltimore Orioles pounded Red Sox starter John Lackey in an 8-4 victory over Boston last night. Every Orioles starter had at least … 0

Lester leads Red Sox past White Sox, 3-1

Friday, April 18, 2014

CHICAGO – David Ross said a 5-year-old could have caught Jon Lester last night. That big hit in the ninth? Well, that was a nice swing by the veteran catcher. Lester pitched eight sharp innings and Ross had … 0

Napoli sits as Pedroia returns to Red Sox lineup

Thursday, April 17, 2014

CHICAGO – While Dustin Pedroia returned to Boston’s starting lineup last night, Mike Napoli dropped out. The first baseman didn’t start against the Chicago White Sox because of a dislocated ring finger on his left hand. Napoli was injured during a headfirst slide on Tuesday. “I’m definitely tender, … 0

Red Sox 2B Pedroia has cortisone injection in wrist

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia had a cortisone injection in his left wrist and hopes to return to Boston’s starting lineup tonight. The AL MVP was injured April 4 when Milwaukee’s Carlos Gomez broke up a double play at second base in the ninth inning. Pedroia is … 0

White Sox slip past Red Sox, 2-1, on error in 9th

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

CHICAGO – Alexei Ramirez scored the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning on a throwing error and the Chicago White Sox edged the Boston Red Sox, 2-1, on a frigid Tuesday night. Tied at one, … 0

Red Sox announce no damage for ailing Pedroia, Uehara

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

According to a statement from the team, there’s good news concerning Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia, who found out the injured wrist that kept him out of Sunday’s loss to the New York Yankees is not fractured. … 0

Nova, Yankees beat Red Sox, 3-2, with replay help

Monday, April 14, 2014

NEW YORK – With a little help from the replay room, Carlos Beltran and the banged-up Yankees did just enough to hold off Boston. Beltran hit a two-run homer, Ivan Nova rebounded from a rough outing, and New … 0

Lackey yields career-high four homers; Yanks top Red Sox

Saturday, April 12, 2014

NEW YORK – With every pitch John Lackey threw, that short right-field porch at Yankee Stadium seemed to move closer and closer. Lackey was tagged for a career-high four home runs yesterday, with Brian McCann connecting twice to … 0