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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 let early three-run lead get away in 6-4 loss to Jays

Thursday, July 24, 2014

TORONTO – Jose Bautista provided the power and R.A Dickey earned the win, but two perfect innings from promising rookie Aaron Sanchez was all anyone in the Toronto Blue Jays’ clubhouse wanted to talk about. Bautista homered and … 0

Navarro, Reyes homer as Blue Jays beat Red Sox, 7-3

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

TORONTO – Armed with his best curveball of the season, Toronto Blue Jays left-hander J.A. Happ shut down the surging Boston Red Sox. Happ pitched six shutout innings for his first victory in three starts, Dioner Navarro and … 0

Ortiz homers twice, passes Yastrzemski in rout of Blue Jays

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

TORONTO – One day after promising he was “about to get hotter than Jamaica in the middle of August,” David Ortiz hit two towering home runs. They were the 452nd and 453rd of his career, moving Ortiz past … 0

Lester excellent again as Red Sox shut out Royals

Monday, July 21, 2014

BOSTON – Jon Lester just wants to put up impressive numbers on the mound. He will worry about the figures on his next contract later. Red Sox fans showed appreciation for his latest brilliant outing with loud applause … 0

Red Sox slip past Royals again, 2-1

Sunday, July 20, 2014

BOSTON – Rubby De La Rosa pitched seven solid innings and Mike Napoli hit a tiebreaking homer to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 2-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals last night. It was the sixth … 0

Gomes’s pinch-hit home run lifts Red Sox over Royals, 5-4

Saturday, July 19, 2014

BOSTON – Jonny Gomes hit a go-ahead two-run pinch homer in the sixth after another two-run shot in the inning by Xander Bogaerts and the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals, 5-4, last night. The Red … 0

Last-place Red Sox hope for turnaround

Friday, July 18, 2014

BOSTON – From worst to first to worst again. For three seasons, the Boston Red Sox have been riding a surprising seesaw that has them in last place in the AL East. But, unlikely as it seems, they … 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