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Boston Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew throws his bat after striking out against the Toronto Blue Jays during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, July 22, 2014 in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

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 Jose Reyes homered and Toronto beat Boston, 7-3, last night. “The curveball was as good or better than it’s been so far … 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 Boston great Carl Yastrzemski into 36th place on the all-time list, and the Red Sox … 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 as he walked to the dugout after his eighth and final inning yesterday. “I hope … 0

Sox bats silent for Peavy again in 3-2 loss to Cleveland

Sunday, June 15, 2014

BOSTON – Jake Peavy has been around long enough to know that pitchers go through stretches without run support. It’s something he’s felt more than almost everyone else in the American League this season. Peavy grinded through six … 0

Red Sox get season-high in runs, top Indians, 10-3

Saturday, June 14, 2014

BOSTON – Boston returned home to Fenway Park and left its hitting slump on the road. The Red Sox scored a season-high in runs in a 10-3 victory over Cleveland last night, one day after beating the Indians, … 0

Lester, Ortiz lead Red Sox past Indians, 5-2

Friday, June 13, 2014

BOSTON – Jon Lester worked into the eighth inning and David Ortiz hit a two-run homer to lead the struggling Boston Red Sox to a 5-2 win over the Cleveland Indians last night. Brock Holt hit a two-run … 0

Red Sox sign OF Andres Torres to minor league deal

Thursday, June 12, 2014

BALTIMORE – The Boston Red Sox signed 36-year-old outfielder Andres Torres to a minor league contract. Torres played in 103 games with San Francisco in 2013 before having season-ending surgery on his left Achilles tendon. He has not played this year. Torres will report to the Lowell Spinners … 0

Chen, Orioles beat slumping Red Sox, 6-0

Thursday, June 12, 2014

BALTIMORE – Wei-Yin Chen allowed four hits over seven innings, Chris Davis homered and the Baltimore Orioles beat the struggling Boston Red Sox, 6-0, last night at soggy Camden Yards. Nick Hundley had two hits and an RBI … 0

Red Sox GM says team can win with current roster

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

BALTIMORE – Boston Red Sox General Manager Ben Cherington remains convinced the defending World Series champions can rebound from a disappointing start without a massive roster overhaul. The Red Sox entered play yesterday with a 28-35 record after losing six of seven games. They were in fourth place … 0

Workman allows one hit as Red Sox beat Orioles, 1-0

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

BALTIMORE – As rain washed over Camden Yards, Brandon Workman found his happy place underneath the stadium seating bowl. Workman maintained his pitching rhythm in a batting cage during the second of two rain delays. Upon his return, … 0

Red Sox shut down by Norris in 4-0 loss to Orioles

Monday, June 9, 2014

BALTIMORE – Turns out David Ortiz’s game-winning homer Sunday was not much of a spark for the Boston Red Sox. Bud Norris pitched eight innings of three-hit ball and Adam Jones hit one of the Orioles’ three home … 0

Ortiz’s homer in 9th lifts Red Sox over Tigers, 5-3

Monday, June 9, 2014

DETROIT – David Ortiz hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning, and the Boston Red Sox rallied for a 5-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers yesterday, snapping their five-game losing streak. The Red Sox left men on … 0

Tigers send Red Sox to fifth straight loss, 8-6

Sunday, June 8, 2014

DETROIT – Miguel Cabrera had three hits, Eugenio Suarez homered for his first hit in the majors and the Detroit Tigers beat Boston, 8-6, last night, sending the Red Sox to their fifth straight loss. Detroit has won … 0

Red Sox lose fourth in a row as Tigers end skid at five

Saturday, June 7, 2014

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers insisted they were not concerned about their worst skid of the year a few hours before playing the defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox in a rematch of the AL Championship Series. … 0

Red Sox pitcher Workman appeals six-game suspension

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

NEW YORK – Boston pitcher Brandon Workman appealed a six-game suspension imposed by Major League Baseball yesterday for throwing near the head of Tampa Bay star Evan Longoria last week. Workman can play until the appeal process is complete, and is expected to make his scheduled start tonight … 0