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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 hour after the Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays. Three people were killed and more than 260 injured. “After the game, … 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 one hit except for Chris Davis. The Orioles collected 10 of those hits off Lackey … 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 a tiebreaking RBI double, leading the Red Sox to a 3-1 victory over the Chicago … 0

Red Sox bats quiet for Lester again in loss to Brewers

Monday, April 7, 2014

BOSTON – Three games into their home schedule and the Boston Red Sox matched their worst losing streak in Fenway Park for the entire 2013 season. Yovani Gallardo made his second straight scoreless start and the Milwaukee Brewers … 0

World Series champ Red Sox return for home opener

Friday, April 4, 2014

BOSTON – The rings will come back out, another World Series championship banner will be hoisted and the Boston Red Sox will celebrate their third title in a decade today when they take the field at Fenway Park … 0

Red Sox use 14-hit attack to beat Orioles, 4-3

Friday, April 4, 2014

BALTIMORE – The Boston Red Sox opened the new baseball season the same way they finished the last one – by combining solid pitching and a relentless offense to win a series. Although taking two of three from … 0

Toga! Toga! Red Sox plan six student theme nights

Thursday, April 3, 2014

BOSTON – It’s not going to be just a baseball game. It’s a toga party. The Boston Red Sox are planning six special theme nights this season to attract area high school and college students. The traditionally slow-selling games in April and May will include Student Toga Night, … 0

Items from Boston’s Johnny Pesky to be auctioned

Thursday, April 3, 2014

BOSTON – Memorabilia from longtime Boston Red Sox player and coach Johnny Pesky’s personal collection will be sold during a live auction at Fenway Park next week. The items include Pesky’s 2004 and ’07 World Series rings, as … 0

Napoli’s four RBI lead Red Sox over Orioles, 6-2

Thursday, April 3, 2014

BALTIMORE – Even though the Boston Red Sox insist that they’ve turned the page from last year, their first win of the season was eerily reminiscent of 2013. David Ortiz and Mike Napoli homered, John Lackey threw six … 0

Red Sox visit White House, Obama to celebrate 2013 title

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama welcomed the World Series champion Red Sox to the White House yesterday, praising their triumph on the field while hailing them as a symbol of their city’s “grit and resilience” in the wake … 0

Red Sox put Victorino on DL with hamstring injury

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

The Boston Red Sox put right fielder Shane Victorino on the 15-day disabled list yesterday because of a strained right hamstring, making the move before the World Series champions opened the season at Baltimore. Manager John Farrell said Victorino has a Grade 1 strain. “It’s going to require … 0

Red Sox drop season opener, 2-1, to Orioles

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

BALTIMORE – In case it wasn’t evident before opening day, we now know why the Baltimore Orioles added another slugger to a team that led the major leagues in home runs last season. Nelson Cruz celebrated his Orioles … 0

Red Sox vs Orioles: ‘Good test’ for champs

Sunday, March 30, 2014

BALTIMORE – The Boston Red Sox won’t have the luxury of easing into a new season as defending World Series champions. Boston will be tested right off the bat today, opening on the road against the improved Baltimore … 0

Injured Red Sox RF Victorino could miss opener

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Red Sox right fielder Shane Victorino was sent back to Boston to have his right hamstring examined, leaving his status for today’s season opener in doubt. Victorino strained his hamstring while running the bases in Saturday’s exhibition finale. … 0

Miracle workers at it again as Red Sox prepare to open season

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Repeating as champions is one thing. Repeating a miracle is a different story. Starting with tomorrow’s opener in Baltimore, the 2014 Red Sox will find out if Boston’s 2013 World Series title can be duplicated with a re-mix … 0