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Boston Red Sox' Mike Napoli celebrates in the dugout after his solo homer in the sixth inning of an exhibition baseball game against the Minnesota Twins in Fort Myers, Fla., Friday, March 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Red Sox 1B Napoli to have sleep disorder surgery

Thursday, October 16, 2014

BOSTON – Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli will have surgery to treat a sleeping disorder. The team said Napoli will have the procedure next month. Napoli suffers from sleep apnea. The disorder occurs when someone briefly stops breathing during sleep. It can disrupt sleep, leading to fatigue. The surgery involves repositioning the jaws and sometimes the tongue to …

Brady listed as questionable with ankle injury

Saturday, October 11, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Tom Brady is listed as questionable for tomorrow’s New England Patriots game at Buffalo because of ankle injury. The quarterback, who wasn’t on the club’s injury report on Wednesday or Thursday, was listed as having limited participation in yesterday’s workout. But the injury doesn’t appear serious and he is expected to play. Brady, who hasn’t missed a game since suffering …

Red Sox hitting coach Colbrunn will not return

Saturday, October 4, 2014

BOSTON – The Boston Red Sox are looking for a new hitting coach. Greg Colbrunn, who was the team’s hitting coach for the past two seasons, said he will not return for 2015. The 13-year major leaguer oversaw an offense that led baseball in runs, slugging and on-base percentage in 2013, when the Red Sox won the World Series. This year’s team slumped …

Pawtucket Red Sox win Game 1 of International League championship series

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Garin Cecchini hit a sacrifice fly to snap a 2-2 third-inning tie and the Pawtucket pitchers did the rest, silencing Durham the rest of the way as the Red Sox beat the Bulls, 3-2, to a take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-five International League championship series. Cecchini’s …

De Aza powers Orioles to 4-1 win over Red Sox

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

BOSTON — Alejandro De Aza hit two homers, Adam Jones added another and the Baltimore Orioles won for the 10th time in 13 games with a 4-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox last night. Chris Tillman (12-5) …

Red Sox to open next season on the road at Philadelphia

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

The Boston Red Sox will start the 2015 season with a pair of interleague openers. Boston’s season opener will be April 6 on the road for a three-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies. After three more games on the road against the Yankees, the Red Sox will return …

Defensive woes, double plays hurt Sox in 4-0 loss to O’s

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

BOSTON – Nelson Cruz had a pair of hits and Miguel Gonzalez took a shutout into the seventh inning as the Baltimore Orioles opened a double-digit lead in the AL East with a 4-0 victory over the Boston …

Red Sox lose 3-1 to Dickey, Blue Jays

Sunday, September 7, 2014

BOSTON – Rubby De La Rosa missed on his pitch to Jose Bautista, and the slugger made him pay for the mistake. De La Rosa yielded a three-run homer to Bautista in the fifth inning, and the Boston …

Buchholz shines again as Red Sox beat Jays, 4-3

Sunday, September 7, 2014

BOSTON – Clay Buchholz had his third straight solid start and the Boston Red Sox beat Toronto, 4-3, last night, damaging the Blue Jays’ fading playoff hopes. Buchholz (7-8) gave up two runs and four hits in 6.1 …

Red Sox temporarily replace Uehara as closer

Saturday, September 6, 2014

BOSTON – Koji Uehara was removed temporarily from his closer’s role with the Boston Red Sox. The move came one day after Uehara allowed solo homers by Mark Teixeira and Chase Headley in the ninth inning that lifted the New York Yankees to a 5-4 win Thursday night. …

Red Sox score three in 10th to beat Blue Jays, 9-8

Saturday, September 6, 2014

BOSTON – Yoenis Cespedes had four hits, including a game-winning single that capped a three-run 10th inning, and the Boston Red Sox rallied to beat the Toronto Blue Jays, 9-8, last night. Toronto, which lost outfielder Melky Cabrera …

Teixeira, Headley lift Yankees over Red Sox, 5-4

Friday, September 5, 2014

NEW YORK – Mark Teixeira and Chase Headley hit solo home runs off Koji Uehara in the ninth inning, and the New York Yankees stunned the Boston Red Sox, 5-4, last night to bolster their slim playoff hopes. …

McCann gets four hits as Yankees top Red Sox to end skid

Thursday, September 4, 2014

NEW YORK – Brian McCann homered among his career high-tying four hits and the New York Yankees bounced back to end a three-game losing streak, beating the Boston Red Sox, 5-1, last night. McCann homered a day earlier …

Bogaerts leads the charge as Red Sox batter Yankees

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

NEW YORK – Xander Bogaerts homered among his four hits and fellow rookie Mookie Betts also went deep during a big night at the plate to power the Boston Red Sox past the New York Yankees, 9-4, yesterday. …

Red Sox lose to Rays in 10th inning on walk-off, 4-3

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – It was not what Jemile Weeks had in mind for his Boston Red Sox debut – getting picked off as a pinch runner in the top of the 10th inning. Matt Joyce had an …