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Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz watches his three-run home run off Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer during the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 27, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Red Sox's Daniel Nava and Dustin Pedroia also scored. Catching for the Rays is Curt Casali. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Rays’ Archer: ‘Never saw Hank Aaron flip his bat’

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Chris Archer insists he isn’t mad at David Ortiz. A day after Ortiz slung his bat and leisurely trotted around the bases following a home run off him, Archer had more thoughts about Big Papi’s style. “I never saw Hank Aaron flip his bat,” Archer said yesterday. “I’m not comparing the two, but they’re obviously in … 0

Nine-run sixth the lowlight as Blue Jays crush Sox, 14-1

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

BOSTON – The Boston Red Sox are looking like a team that’ll be playing out the string a little early this season. The defending World Series champions, last in the AL East, lost for the sixth time in seven games, falling to the Toronto Blue Jays, 14-1, last night. And it wasn’t pretty. … 0

Ortiz home run lifts Sox over Rays – and gets bad blood going again

Monday, July 28, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Tampa Bay Rays didn’t like the way David Ortiz acted after he helped beat them with a three-run homer, and now it’s back on between the teams at the bottom of the AL East. Ortiz’s shot off Chris Archer lifted the Boston Red Sox to a 3-2 victory … 0

Jury selected for Offerman assault lawsuit trial

Thursday, July 17, 2014

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – A jury was seated to hear a lawsuit accusing former Red Sox infielder Jose Offerman of a baseball bat attack during a 2007 minor league game in Connecticut. Offerman’s lawyer, Frank Riccio II, said yesterday … 0

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 … 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,” … 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 … 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