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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Joe Kelly throws to the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Kelly sharp on mound as Red Sox beat Orioles, 3-2

Sunday, September 21, 2014

BALTIMORE – As this horrid season draws to a merciful conclusion for the last-place Boston Red Sox, every once in a while there is cause for optimism. Boston’s performance yesterday in a 3-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles provided Manager John Farrell with no small measure of encouragement. Joe Kelly pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the Red Sox … 0

Jones homers twice as Orioles beat Red Sox, 7-2

Sunday, September 21, 2014

BALTIMORE – Adam Jones hit a pair of two-run homers and the Baltimore Orioles received another steady performance from right-hander Chris Tillman in a 7-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox last night. The AL East champion Orioles moved within two games of the Angels in the race for home-field advantage throughout the … 0

Oritz hits two home runs as Red Sox beat Orioles, 5-3

Saturday, September 20, 2014

BALTIMORE – David Ortiz hit two home runs, including a two-run drive in the 10th inning that lifted the Boston Red Sox past the Baltimore Orioles, 5-3, last night. Although the AL East-champion Orioles are still in the running for home-field advantage throughout the postseason, Manager Buck Showalter rested several regulars, including Adam … 0

Seven-run sixth propels Red Sox to 9-4 win over Astros

Friday, August 15, 2014

BOSTON – In just a few minutes, Boston’s hitters turned a slow offensive night into an easy victory. Dustin Pedroia’s two-run double capped a seven-run sixth inning last night that sent the Red Sox to their fourth straight … 0

Napoli hits two-run homer to lift Red Sox over Reds

Thursday, August 14, 2014

CINCINNATI – Mike Napoli had the perfect scenario. He didn’t waste it. Napoli hit a two-run homer and drove in three runs to help the Boston Red Sox wrap up their first winning road trip of more than … 0

Lester open to idea of returning to Red Sox after season

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Jon Lester continues to drop hints that his days with the Red Sox may not be over. Speaking with the Boston Herald Tuesday, Lester kept the door open for a return to Boston as a free agent this winter, even after the Red Sox dealt him to Oakland … 0

Ranaudo called up to start for Red Sox today

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

The Boston Red Sox recalled right-hander Anthony Ranaudo from Triple-A Pawtucket yesterday. Ranaudo, 24, is scheduled to start at Cincinnati today. Right-hander Brandon Workman originally was scheduled to make that start, but he is being pushed back after pitching in relief during Boston’s 5-4, 19-inning loss against the … 0

Cespedes’s home run leads Red Sox over Cincinnati

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

CINCINNATI – After being brushed back, Yoenis Cespedes got payback. One pitch after ducking away from Jonathan Broxton’s high-and-inside fastball, Cespedes launched a no-doubt, 433-foot drive to center field with two outs in the eighth inning, lifting the … 0

Red Sox lose two late leads, fall to Angels in 19 innings

Sunday, August 10, 2014

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Not even video replay could rescue the Boston Red Sox in the 19th inning against the Los Angeles Angels. Brandon Workman, the ninth Red Sox pitcher, threw a full-count pitch to Albert Pujols that was … 0

Cespedes’s HR sends weary Red Sox past Angels, 3-1

Monday, August 11, 2014

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Yoenis Cespedes and the Boston Red Sox rebounded from an exhausting 19-inning loss with an energizing victory. Cespedes hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning, Rubby De La Rosa pitched five-hit ball into the … 0

Cardinals use Wainwright to beat Red Sox, 5-2

Friday, August 8, 2014

ST. LOUIS – Adam Wainwright recovered from a shaky start to earn his 14th win, tying for the major league lead, and rookie Kolten Wong homered twice to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-2 victory over … 0

Red Sox optimistic Craig will be back this year

Thursday, August 7, 2014

ST. LOUIS – The Boston Red Sox are optimistic Allen Craig, who was hurt in his first game with the team, will be back this season. General Manager Ben Cherington said yesterday it’s likely Craig, on the 15-day disabled list with a left foot sprain, will visit with … 0

Jay lifts Cardinals to 3-2 win over Red Sox

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

ST. LOUIS – Jon Jay hit an RBI single with two outs in the eighth inning to break a tie and lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-2 win over the Boston Red Sox last night. The … 1

Rangers get 1B-OF Carp from Boston on waiver claim

Monday, August 4, 2014

CLEVELAND – The Texas Rangers acquired first baseman-outfielder Mike Carp on a waiver claim from the Boston Red Sox. The Rangers announced the move after their 4-3 loss in 12 innings at Cleveland yesterday. Texas also transferred right-handed pitcher Alexi Ogando from the 15-day disabled list to the … 0

Gardner, Drew help Yankees beat Red Sox, 8-7

Monday, August 4, 2014

BOSTON – Brett Gardner hit a tie-breaking homer in the sixth inning for one of his three hits, helping the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox, 8-7, last night. Former Red Sox infielder Stephen Drew had … 0