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Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria stretches to tag out Boston Red Sox's Xander Bogaerts (2) at third base on a stolen base attempt during the fifth inning of a baseball game Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Making the call is umpire Mike Estabrook. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

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 RBI single in the bottom of the inning to give Tampa Bay a 4-3 win over Boston yesterday, giving the Rays of … 0

Buchholz throws 3-hitter as Red Sox beat Rays, 3-0

Monday, September 1, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Clay Buchholz cruised past the Tampa Bay Rays. Buchholz threw a three-hitter to stop his string of seven starts without a win, leading the Boston Red Sox over the Rays, 3-0, yesterday. Buchholz (6-8) walked none and struck out six. Only one runner reached second base during his second … 0

Pedroia injured in Sox one-hit loss to Rays, 7-0

Sunday, August 31, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Boston Red Sox lost another game and may have lost second baseman Dustin Pedroia for a while. Pedroia left last night’s 7-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays in the second inning after taking an elbow to the head while attempting to make a tag at second base. … 0

Wheeling-and-dealing Red Sox look to the future

Friday, August 1, 2014

BOSTON – The last-place Boston Red Sox traded pitching for power. Now they can use some name tags to stick on the jerseys of the newcomers. Nine months after winning the World Series, the Red Sox unloaded five … 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