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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Felix Doubront watches a two-run homer by Toronto Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion stay fair in the third inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, May 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

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 exchange for a player to be named. Epstein, the president of baseball operations for the Cubs, was Boston’s general manager when Doubront … 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 more uncertainty heading into the trading deadline. Mark Buehrle pitched 6.2 innings to earn his … 0

Red Sox promote OF Betts, send down RHP De La Rosa

Sunday, June 29, 2014

NEW YORK – The Boston Red Sox promoted highly touted prospect Mookie Betts from the minors yesterday, hoping he might be able to boost a lineup that’s had trouble scoring runs all season. The sagging World Series champions selected the contract of the 21-year-old outfielder from Pawtucket and … 0

Napoli home run off Tanaka in ninth lifts Red Sox over Yankees

Sunday, June 29, 2014

NEW YORK – Mike Napoli stung Masahiro Tanaka by hitting a solo home run with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting Jon Lester and the Boston Red Sox over the New York Yankees, 2-1, last night. Napoli … 0

Nuno, Yankees shut down Red Sox, 6-0

Saturday, June 28, 2014

NEW YORK – After losing his way in two horrid starts, Vidal Nuno was right on target against the Boston Red Sox. Nuno rebounded nicely from losses to Baltimore and Oakland to pitch two-hit ball into the sixth … 0

Boston designates Capuano to add Buchholz

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Chis Capuano was designated for assignment by the Boston Red Sox to clear a spot on the 25-man roster for right-handed starter Clay Buchholz. Boston made the roster moves before yesterday’s series finale in Seattle where Buchholz was scheduled to make his first start since May 26 after … 0

Uehara blows save, but Red Sox hold off A’s, 7-6, behind Ortiz homer

Sunday, June 22, 2014

OAKLAND, Calif. – David Ortiz saved his only hit for a key moment for the Boston Red Sox. Ortiz connected for a leadoff home run in the 10th inning, and the Red Sox beat the Oakland Athletics, 7-6, … 0

Red Sox lose third straight to A’s, 2-1 in 10

Sunday, June 22, 2014

OAKLAND, Calif. – Despite a third straight loss filled with missed opportunities, Red Sox Manager John Farrell remains convinced his ballclub is on the verge of breaking out of its scoring slump. It better happen fast. The defending … 0

Red Sox can’t get much off Kazmir, lose to A’s, 4-2

Friday, June 20, 2014

OAKLAND, Calif. – The Red Sox have had problems scoring for nearly a week, and it finally caught up with them on the start of their longest road trip of the season. Jake Peavy pitched into the seventh … 0

Napoli, Ortiz homer in 10th as Red Sox rally past Twins, 2-1

Thursday, June 19, 2014

BOSTON – David Ortiz went from gesturing up at an official scorer one at-bat earlier to pumping his fist toward his teammates after his game-tying homer. Three pitches later, he was hugging Mike Napoli at home plate after … 0

Brandon Workman begins 6-game suspension

Thursday, June 19, 2014

BOSTON – Red Sox pitcher Brandon Workman lost an appeal of his six-game suspension for throwing near the head of Tampa Bay’s Evan Longoria and he began serving it yesterday. Workman was ejected from a May 30 game … 0

Boston’s Holt scores twice in 2-1 win over Twins

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

BOSTON – The Boston Red Sox are still looking for a position for Brock Holt. The versatile rookie has made the search difficult by playing well wherever the club has put him. Holt made his first professional start … 0

Red Sox minor league prospect Pena suspended

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Boston Red Sox minor league pitcher Miguel Pena was suspended for 100 games for a third positive test for a drug of abuse. The commissioner’s office announced the penalty yesterday for violating baseball’s minor league drug program. The 23-year-old Pena is 2-2 with a 6.41 ERA in 13 … 0

De La Rosa terrific as Red Sox beat Twins, 1-0

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

BOSTON – Rubby De La Rosa is sure making things look easy in Fenway Park. He’s also making it a little harder for the Boston Red Sox to decide what to do when other pitchers are ready to … 0