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Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz watches his three-run home run off Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer during the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 27, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Red Sox's Daniel Nava and Dustin Pedroia also scored. Catching for the Rays is Curt Casali. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

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 East. Ortiz’s shot off Chris Archer lifted the Boston Red Sox to a 3-2 victory yesterday that ended their five-game losing streak … 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 winner will start tonight’s series finale against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Giants held a … 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 didn’t divulge what other teams showed interest in him, but said playing for a contender … 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

Red Sox fall late again to Indians, 3-2

Monday, June 16, 2014

BOSTON – Another close game and another late-inning loss for the Boston Red Sox and their listless offense. Nick Swisher led off the 11th inning with a homer and the Cleveland Indians beat the Red Sox, 3-2, yesterday … 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