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Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Matt Shoemaker delivers to the Boston Red Sox during the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Shoemaker, bullpen combine to one-hit Red Sox as Angels complete sweep

Friday, August 22, 2014

BOSTON – Hours after a devastating blow to the Los Angeles rotation, the Angels were reassured and relieved by rookie starter Matt Shoemaker. Shoemaker threw 6.2 inning of no-hit ball and the Angels held on for a 2-0 victory against the Boston Red Sox on last night, completing a four-game sweep and taking a two-game lead in the AL West. … 0

Schilling blames chewing tobacco for mouth cancer

Thursday, August 21, 2014

BOSTON – Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling said he has been treated for mouth cancer and blames the disease on his use of chewing tobacco for about 30 years. Schilling discussed details on WEEI-FM in Boston yesterday. The former Red Sox right-hander announced in February that he had cancer but hadn’t disclosed … 0

Hamilton drives in three runs as Angels beat Red Sox, 8-3

Thursday, August 21, 2014

BOSTON – Josh Hamilton broke out of a slump with two hits and three RBI, Howie Kendrick drove in two runs, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Boston Red Sox, 8-3, to increase their AL West lead last night. Hamilton was in a 5-for-41 slump with 18 strikeouts but hit two sacrifice … 0

Red Sox trade struggling LHP Doubront to Cubs

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

CHICAGO – Theo Epstein was the first person to take a chance on Felix Doubront. Now he is going to give the struggling left-hander another opportunity. The Chicago Cubs acquired Doubront from the Boston Red Sox yesterday in … 0

Felix Doubront’s career statistics

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Year W-L ERA G GS IP K 2010 2-2 4-32 12 3 25.0 23 2011 0-0 6.10 11 0 10.1 6 2012 11-10 4.86 29 29 161.0 167 2013 11-6 4.32 29 27 162.1 139 2014 2-4 6.07 17 10 59.1 43 Career 26-22 4.82 98 69 418.0 378 … 0

Toronto beats Boston, 6-1, to sweep Red Sox

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

BOSTON – As the Red Sox were falling again to the Toronto Blue Jays, chants for Jon Lester could be heard echoing throughout a less than half filled Fenway Park. Boston’s fading season is now filled with even … 0

Stroman again stifles Boston in Jays’ 4-2 win

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

BOSTON – Marcus Stroman was so good against the Boston Red Sox last week that he went with the same plan last night. And the result was his second solid start in five days, leading the Toronto Blue … 0

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 … 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 … 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 … 0

Red Sox trade righty Jake Peavy to Giants

Saturday, July 26, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO – The Boston Red Sox traded right-hander Jack Peavy to San Francisco for a pair of minor league pitchers yesterday, helping the Giants bolster their rotation for the stretch run. The 2007 NL Cy Young Award … 0

Cardinals sign veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski

Saturday, July 26, 2014

CHICAGO – For A.J. Pierzynski, the opportunity for a fresh start with a perennial contender was too good to pass up. Pierzynski yesterday signed with the St. Louis Cardinals, choosing them from among several suitors, 10 days after being released by the Boston Red Sox. The veteran catcher … 0

Rays beat Red Sox, 3-0, for ninth straight win; Boston skid at five

Saturday, July 26, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Ben Zobrist homered, Matt Joyce and Kevin Kiermaier each had an RBI single, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the skidding Boston Red Sox, 3-0, last night for their ninth consecutive victory. The stretch … 0

Price, Rays deal Red Sox fourth straight loss

Saturday, July 26, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – David Price and the Tampa Bay Rays are on quite a roll. Price won his sixth start in a row, Evan Longoria hit a three-run double, and the Rays earned their eighth straight victory … 0

De La Rosa hit hard, Blue Jays blank Red Sox behind Stroman, 8-0

Thursday, July 24, 2014

TORONTO – Boston’s hopes of turning a dismal season around took a big hit against the Blue Jays. Marcus Stroman and two relievers combined on a one-hitter, Juan Francisco drove in four runs and came within a double … 0