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Baltimore Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph, left, tags out Boston Red Sox's Hanley Ramirez who was advancing on a fly ball hit by Allen Craig to left center field in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

Lough homers in 10th, Orioles top Red Sox, 5-4, to end 5-game skid

Saturday, April 25, 2015

BALTIMORE – David Lough hit a walk-off homer in the 10th inning to cap a two-run rally against Koji Uehara, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox, 5-4, last night to end a five-game losing streak. Minutes earlier, with Baltimore closer Zach Britton trying to secure a victory for Wei-Yin Chen, Boston loaded the bases with one out. …

Holt’s eighth-inning homer lifts Red Sox past skidding Orioles, 7-5

Saturday, April 25, 2015

BALTIMORE – Batting in the eighth inning of a tie game, Brock Holt wasn’t trying to emulate teammate David Ortiz. It just turned out that way. Holt hit a tiebreaking three-run homer off Darren O’Day, and the Boston Red Sox beat Baltimore, 7-5, last night to extend the Orioles’ losing streak to five …

Rivera has RBI single in 9th as Rays beat Red Sox, 2-1

Friday, April 24, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Rene Rivera could finally celebrate a big hit after early-season struggles. He had a run-scoring single in the bottom of the ninth and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox, 2-1, last night. “I think any walk-off is great,” said Rivera, who is hitting .135 after going …

Bogaerts, Masterson lead the way as Red Sox beat Phillies, 6-2

Friday, April 10, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – Extra work in the batting cage paid off for Xander Bogaerts. Bogaerts had three hits and three RBI to back Justin Masterson, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies, 6-2, last night. “It’s looking …

Phillies spoil Porcello’s debut with Red Sox

Thursday, April 9, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – A pair of well-traveled veterans spoiled Rick Porcello’s debut as the highest-paid pitcher in Red Sox history. Jeff Francoeur hit a three-run homer, Aaron Harang took a one-hitter into the seventh inning and the Philadelphia Phillies …

Red Sox open in grand fashion with 8-0 win over Phillies

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – Maybe the Boston Red Sox had their ace all along. Clay Buchholz threw three-hit ball over seven innings, Hanley Ramirez and Dustin Pedroia each hit two home runs and the Red Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies, …

Red Sox, Porcello agree to 4-year, $82.5 million contract

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

BOSTON – Before he even made his first start for the Boston Red Sox, Rick Porcello decided he wanted to stay. The 26-year-old right-hander, who was acquired from Detroit in December and is scheduled to make his Red …

Tim O’Sullivan: Boom or bust fortunes possible, but Red Sox should be intriguing and competitive

Sunday, April 5, 2015

There’s at least one certainty about the 2015 Red Sox season – it will be intriguing. Last year’s last-place roster has been reconstructed with alluring pieces – free agent big shots Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez, future big …

Masterson solid as Red Sox beat Twins in spring finale

Sunday, April 5, 2015

BC-BBO--Red Sox-Twins, 1st Ld-Wriethru,509 Masterson solid as Red Sox beat Twins in spring finale Eds: Red Sox 4, Twins 2. Updates. Associated Press FORT MYERS, Fla. — Justin Masterson pitched five solid innings and the Boston Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 4-2 Saturday in a spring training …

Escobar drives in 3, Nolasco sharp as Twins beat Red Sox, 5-2

Saturday, April 4, 2015

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Eduardo Escobar drove in three runs, adding to his torrid spring, and Ricky Nolasco tossed three solid innings to help the Minnesota Twins beat the Boston Red Sox, 5-2, last night. Escobar, batting .344 with four home runs and 17 RBI in 18 games, …

Red Sox catcher Vazquez says he will have Tommy John surgery

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez will have Tommy John surgery on his right elbow. The Red Sox said Dr. James Andrews will operate today in Gulf Breeze, Fla. Vazquez had been expected to do much of the catching for the Red Sox this season. He was placed …

Buchholz’s performance a highlight as Sox tie Twins, fall to Blue Jays

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Phil Hughes and Clay Buchholz each had a final spring training tuneup yesterday as the Minnesota Twins and a Boston Red Sox split squad played to a 4-4 tie in nine innings. The rest of the Red Sox …

Swihart keys ninth-inning rally as Red Sox beat Rays, 11-8

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. – Blake Swihart drove in three runs with a triple and a single in Boston’s nine-run ninth inning yesterday and the Red Sox beat a Tampa Bay Rays split squad, 11-8. The Red Sox rallied with eight hits and three walks off minor league pitchers …

Red Sox get Leon, a catcher, from Nats for cash considerations

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Catcher Sandy Leon was traded to the Boston Red Sox by the Washington Nationals for cash considerations. The deal was announced yesterday. Leon was the third catcher on Washington’s depth chart, behind starter Wilson Ramos and main backup Jose Lobaton. In 34 major league games with the Nationals …

Former Tampa Bay Buc Magee confident in Red Sox camp

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Not the typical transaction path: cut from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, join the Boston Rex Sox at minor league camp. But linebacker and would-be outfielder Brandon Magee is a confident enough athlete that he’s sought two-sport advice from Bo Jackson. “Just told me to …