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Boston Red Sox pitcher Junichi Tazawa reacts after Toronto Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar hits a double during seventh inning American League baseball action in Toronto on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)

Valencia homers as Blue Jays beat Red Sox, 5-2

Thursday, August 28, 2014

TORONTO – Junichi Tazawa thought he’d solved his struggles against the Toronto Blue Jays. Turns out he was wrong. Danny Valencia had a pinch-hit, three-run homer off Tazawa that put Toronto ahead in the seventh inning, and the Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox, 5-2, last night. Eight of 20 home runs off Tazawa in his big league career … 0

Huge 11th inning sends Red Sox over Blue Jays

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

TORONTO – Mike Napoli and Allen Craig both homered in a seven-run 11th inning, Dustin Pedroia homered and had four RBI and the Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays, 11-7, last night. Boston broke away from a 4-all tie for its second straight victory following an eight-game losing streak. Toronto fell to … 0

Red Sox DH Ortiz sits with bruised foot

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

TORONTO – Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was ruled out for Boston’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays last night because of a bruised right foot. Ortiz left Sunday’s game against Seattle in the sixth, two innings after fouling a ball off his foot. He is batting .265 with 30 home runs, tied … 0

Bogaerts’s gaffe hurts Sox in 8-1 loss to Astros

Sunday, August 17, 2014

BOSTON – Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts could only hope that no one noticed. Jose Altuve hit his first grand slam after Bogaerts made a mental gaffe on a play that would have ended an inning yesterday, carrying … 0

Ortiz’s two homers, six RBI power Red Sox over Astros

Sunday, August 17, 2014

BOSTON – David Ortiz hit a pair of two-run homers, including his 400th in a Red Sox uniform, and drove in a career high-tying six runs to power Boston past the Houston Astros, 10-7, last night. Big Papi … 0

Astros rally for extra-inning victory over Red Sox, 5-3

Saturday, August 16, 2014

BOSTON – Jake Marisnick hit a two-run double with two outs in the 10th inning last night and Houston rallied for a 5-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox, giving the Astros their first win in nine games … 0

Clemens inducted into Red Sox Hall of Fame, not sweating Cooperstown

Friday, August 15, 2014

BOSTON – Roger Clemens took advantage of his induction into the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame to throw batting practice to two of his sons on the field at Fenway Park. Then, it was off to Chicago … 0

Red Sox call up Wilson, option Ranaudo to Pawtucket

Friday, August 15, 2014

The Red Sox recalled right-hander Alex Wilson before last night’s game against Houston and optioned right-hander Anthony Ranaudo to Triple-A Pawtucket. The 27-year old Wilson is up with the Red Sox for the fifth time this season. He’s made three relief appearances, allowing two runs in 5.1 innings. … 0

Seven-run sixth propels Red Sox to 9-4 win over Astros

Friday, August 15, 2014

BOSTON – In just a few minutes, Boston’s hitters turned a slow offensive night into an easy victory. Dustin Pedroia’s two-run double capped a seven-run sixth inning last night that sent the Red Sox to their fourth straight … 0

Napoli hits two-run homer to lift Red Sox over Reds

Thursday, August 14, 2014

CINCINNATI – Mike Napoli had the perfect scenario. He didn’t waste it. Napoli hit a two-run homer and drove in three runs to help the Boston Red Sox wrap up their first winning road trip of more than … 0

Lester open to idea of returning to Red Sox after season

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Jon Lester continues to drop hints that his days with the Red Sox may not be over. Speaking with the Boston Herald Tuesday, Lester kept the door open for a return to Boston as a free agent this winter, even after the Red Sox dealt him to Oakland … 0

Ranaudo called up to start for Red Sox today

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

The Boston Red Sox recalled right-hander Anthony Ranaudo from Triple-A Pawtucket yesterday. Ranaudo, 24, is scheduled to start at Cincinnati today. Right-hander Brandon Workman originally was scheduled to make that start, but he is being pushed back after pitching in relief during Boston’s 5-4, 19-inning loss against the … 0

Cespedes’s home run leads Red Sox over Cincinnati

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

CINCINNATI – After being brushed back, Yoenis Cespedes got payback. One pitch after ducking away from Jonathan Broxton’s high-and-inside fastball, Cespedes launched a no-doubt, 433-foot drive to center field with two outs in the eighth inning, lifting the … 0

Red Sox lose two late leads, fall to Angels in 19 innings

Sunday, August 10, 2014

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Not even video replay could rescue the Boston Red Sox in the 19th inning against the Los Angeles Angels. Brandon Workman, the ninth Red Sox pitcher, threw a full-count pitch to Albert Pujols that was … 0

Cespedes’s HR sends weary Red Sox past Angels, 3-1

Monday, August 11, 2014

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Yoenis Cespedes and the Boston Red Sox rebounded from an exhausting 19-inning loss with an energizing victory. Cespedes hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning, Rubby De La Rosa pitched five-hit ball into the … 0