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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 winning pitcher in a 9-1 victory at Milwaukee yesterday. The move means he can start during the break and return to 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 nights, I almost had to turn the TV off in those situations because you can’t … 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 league All-Star selection for Uehara. He was honored for the Yomiuri Giants in Japan eight … 0

Ortiz hits No. 450, Red Sox beat Yankees, 8-5

Monday, June 30, 2014

NEW YORK – David Ortiz hit his 450th homer, a colossal three-run drive, and Dustin Pedroia had three RBI during his second consecutive three-hit game to lead the Boston Red Sox over the New York Yankees, 8-5, last … 0

Red Sox promote OF Betts, send down RHP De La Rosa

Sunday, June 29, 2014

NEW YORK – The Boston Red Sox promoted highly touted prospect Mookie Betts from the minors yesterday, hoping he might be able to boost a lineup that’s had trouble scoring runs all season. The sagging World Series champions selected the contract of the 21-year-old outfielder from Pawtucket and … 0

Napoli home run off Tanaka in ninth lifts Red Sox over Yankees

Sunday, June 29, 2014

NEW YORK – Mike Napoli stung Masahiro Tanaka by hitting a solo home run with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting Jon Lester and the Boston Red Sox over the New York Yankees, 2-1, last night. Napoli … 0

Nuno, Yankees shut down Red Sox, 6-0

Saturday, June 28, 2014

NEW YORK – After losing his way in two horrid starts, Vidal Nuno was right on target against the Boston Red Sox. Nuno rebounded nicely from losses to Baltimore and Oakland to pitch two-hit ball into the sixth … 0

Boston designates Capuano to add Buchholz

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Chis Capuano was designated for assignment by the Boston Red Sox to clear a spot on the 25-man roster for right-handed starter Clay Buchholz. Boston made the roster moves before yesterday’s series finale in Seattle where Buchholz was scheduled to make his first start since May 26 after … 0

Uehara blows save, but Red Sox hold off A’s, 7-6, behind Ortiz homer

Sunday, June 22, 2014

OAKLAND, Calif. – David Ortiz saved his only hit for a key moment for the Boston Red Sox. Ortiz connected for a leadoff home run in the 10th inning, and the Red Sox beat the Oakland Athletics, 7-6, … 0

Red Sox lose third straight to A’s, 2-1 in 10

Sunday, June 22, 2014

OAKLAND, Calif. – Despite a third straight loss filled with missed opportunities, Red Sox Manager John Farrell remains convinced his ballclub is on the verge of breaking out of its scoring slump. It better happen fast. The defending … 0

Red Sox can’t get much off Kazmir, lose to A’s, 4-2

Friday, June 20, 2014

OAKLAND, Calif. – The Red Sox have had problems scoring for nearly a week, and it finally caught up with them on the start of their longest road trip of the season. Jake Peavy pitched into the seventh … 0

Napoli, Ortiz homer in 10th as Red Sox rally past Twins, 2-1

Thursday, June 19, 2014

BOSTON – David Ortiz went from gesturing up at an official scorer one at-bat earlier to pumping his fist toward his teammates after his game-tying homer. Three pitches later, he was hugging Mike Napoli at home plate after … 0

Brandon Workman begins 6-game suspension

Thursday, June 19, 2014

BOSTON – Red Sox pitcher Brandon Workman lost an appeal of his six-game suspension for throwing near the head of Tampa Bay’s Evan Longoria and he began serving it yesterday. Workman was ejected from a May 30 game … 0

Boston’s Holt scores twice in 2-1 win over Twins

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

BOSTON – The Boston Red Sox are still looking for a position for Brock Holt. The versatile rookie has made the search difficult by playing well wherever the club has put him. Holt made his first professional start … 0

Red Sox minor league prospect Pena suspended

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Boston Red Sox minor league pitcher Miguel Pena was suspended for 100 games for a third positive test for a drug of abuse. The commissioner’s office announced the penalty yesterday for violating baseball’s minor league drug program. The 23-year-old Pena is 2-2 with a 6.41 ERA in 13 … 0