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Ortiz want to visit Marathon finish line Monday

Saturday, April 19, 2014

BOSTON – David Ortiz wants to visit the Boston Marathon finish line Monday after the Red Sox are done with their Patriots’ Day game against Baltimore. Just over a year ago, two bombs went off near the finish line, less than a mile from Fenway Park, about an hour after the Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays. Three people were killed and more than 260 injured. “After the game, … 0

Orioles shell Lackey, cruise to 8-4 win over Red Sox

Saturday, April 19, 2014

BOSTON – Jonathan Schoop went 4 for 5 with two doubles and two RBI, and the Baltimore Orioles pounded Red Sox starter John Lackey in an 8-4 victory over Boston last night. Every Orioles starter had at least one hit except for Chris Davis. The Orioles collected 10 of those hits off Lackey … 0

Lester leads Red Sox past White Sox, 3-1

Friday, April 18, 2014

CHICAGO – David Ross said a 5-year-old could have caught Jon Lester last night. That big hit in the ninth? Well, that was a nice swing by the veteran catcher. Lester pitched eight sharp innings and Ross had a tiebreaking RBI double, leading the Red Sox to a 3-1 victory over the Chicago … 0

Buchholz pitches Red Sox past Pirates, 4-1

Sunday, March 9, 2014

BRADENTON, Fla. – Clay Buchholz pitched three hitless innings, Mike Carp hit a long homer and the Boston Red Sox beat a Pittsburgh Pirates split squad, 4-1, yesterday. Buchholz faced nine batters and got five outs on grounders. He walked one and struck out one. Jackie Bradley Jr., … 0

Red Sox swept away in split-squad doubleheader with Orioles

Sunday, March 9, 2014

SARASOTA, Fla. – Bud Norris pitched three shutout innings in his second start of the spring, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox, 7-3, yesterday in the first of two split squad games between the teams. … 0

Ortiz ends 0-for-8 start; Red Sox beat Braves, 4-1

Saturday, March 8, 2014

FORT MYERS, Fla. – David Ortiz ended an 0-for-8 spring training start with a double in the fourth inning as the Boston Red Sox beat the Atlanta Braves, 4-1, yesterday. Ortiz had struck out four times and walked … 0

Hill arrives at Red Sox camp following son’s death

Friday, March 7, 2014

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Red Sox pitcher Rich Hill starts spring training with a heavy heart. Hill reported to Boston’s camp yesterday following the death of son Brooks, who was less than 2 months old when he died … 0

Red Sox, Marlins play seven scoreless innings before rain halts game

Friday, March 7, 2014

JUPITER, Fla. – Nathan Eovaldi was inefficient but effective yesterday. The Marlins right-hander managed the rare feat of throwing 36 pitches in the first inning without giving up a run. He escaped a bases-loaded jam, and Miami and … 0

Miller helps Cardinals beat Red Sox, 8-6

Thursday, March 6, 2014

JUPITER, Fla. – Shelby Miller finally got a chance to pitch against the Boston Red Sox. The St. Louis Cardinals right-hander gave up a leadoff home run in his spring training debut yesterday, then retired eight in a … 0

Archer, rest of Rays’ staff, shut down Red Sox

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Chris Archer pitched two scoreless innings in his spring training debut, Jose Molina reached base three times and scored twice, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox, 8-0, yesterday. Archer, who … 0

Peavy misses start with gash in left finger

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Jake Peavy arrived at Boston’s spring training complex yesterday with a large white bandage covering his left index finger, the result of a weekend accident. The right-hander, scratched from his scheduled spring training debut yesterday against Pittsburgh in Bradenton, said he was hurt Saturday. … 0

Young Yaz scores run for O’s in loss to Red Sox

Sunday, March 2, 2014

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Hall of Famer in a Red Sox warmup jersey met the Orioles rookie wearing No. 85 behind the cage during batting practice. They hugged, sharing an embrace and something else – one of the most recognizable names in baseball history. A couple hours … 0

Parmelee’s three-run HR lifts Twins past Red Sox, 6-2

Sunday, March 2, 2014

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Chris Parmelee’s three-run homer off left-handed reliever Jose Mijares broke open a close game in the sixth inning yesterday, and the Minnesota Twins went on to beat the Boston Red Sox, 6-2. Parmelee hit … 0

Ranaudo impressive, but Red Sox lose to Twins, 8-2

Saturday, March 1, 2014

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Grapefruit League opener began well before taking a rough turn for the Red Sox yesterday. Right-hander Anthony Ranaudo, the 39th overall pick in the 2010 draft, started for the Sox and threw two … 0

Boston’s Sizemore back on the field as Sox sweep college teams

Friday, February 28, 2014

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Outfielder Grady Sizemore returned to the field for the first time since 2011 as the World Series champion Boston Red Sox started off their spring schedule yesterday, beating both Northeastern and Boston College by … 0