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A look at what’s on the Red Sox truck headed for spring training

Thursday, February 11, 2016

What’s on the truck The Boston Red Sox loaded up the truck and headed to spring training on Wednesday. What’s on the 53-foot truck, you may wonder. Well, for starters: ∎ 1,100 bats ∎ 20,400 baseballs ∎ 20 cases of bubble gum ∎ 60 cases of sunflower seeds ∎ 200 batting gloves ∎ 200 batting helmets ∎ 400 t-shirts ∎ 400 pairs of socks ∎ 320 batting practice tops ∎ 160 white game jerseys ∎ 300 pairs of pants …

Ross, Red Sox agree to $1.25 million, 1-year contract

Saturday, January 30, 2016

BOSTON – Pitcher Robbie Ross and the Boston Red Sox agreed to a $1.25 million, one-year contract and avoided salary arbitration. Ross can earn a $25,000 performance bonus under Friday’s agreement, either for 60 games or 60 innings. A 26-year-old left-hander, Ross was 0-2 with a 3.86 ERA in 54 relief appearances last …

Red Sox’s Ramirez embracing idea of moving to first base for 2016

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. – Hanley Ramirez doesn’t expect any setbacks playing another new position with the Boston Red Sox this season. Ramirez, a shortstop for most of his career, struggled to adjust after moving to left field last year, leading the team to relocate him to first base in 2016. “I’ve always been an infielder, so it’s going to be easy,” Ramirez said Saturday …

PawSox officials: New stadium deal officially dead

Sunday, September 20, 2015

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Officials with the Pawtucket Red Sox said the baseball club will end its pursuit for a proposed stadium on waterfront land in downtown Providence. PawSox Chairman Larry Lucchino said in a statement Saturday that the group tried hard to make the deal work, but Rhode …

Red Sox rally in ninth, then hold off Blue Jays in bottom half for 7-6 win

Sunday, September 20, 2015

David Ortiz singled home the go-ahead run in a five-run ninth inning and the Boston Red Sox rallied to beat the Toronto Blue Jays, 7-6, on Saturday. Jackie Bradley Jr. snapped an 0-for-21 slump with a game-tying double …

Stroman solid as Jays beat Red Sox, 6-1

Saturday, September 19, 2015

TORONTO – Marcus Stroman pitched seven innings to win his first home start in more than a year, Justin Smoak had two RBI and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox, 6-1, on Friday night. Stroman …

Pedroia hits two homers as Red Sox beat Orioles, 10-1

Thursday, September 17, 2015

BALTIMORE – On a night when the old guard of the Boston Red Sox provided the offensive firepower, a rookie pitcher offered a hopeful glimpse of the future. Dustin Pedroia homered twice and had a season-high five RBI …

Davis’s single in 13th lifts Orioles past Red Sox, 6-5

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

BALTIMORE – Chris Davis singled in the winning run in the 13th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles got home runs from Manny Machado and Steve Pearce in a 6-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night. …

Red Sox bats can’t solve Gausman, Orioles in 2-0 defeat

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

BALTIMORE – Never mind that the Orioles were a loss away from the AL East cellar Monday night. Baltimore has won five of six and still hasn’t abandoned hope of making a return trip to the playoffs. Kevin …

Castillo has key hit in 13th as Red Sox beat Rays, 2-0

Sunday, September 13, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Rusney Castillo made sure Rich Hill’s comeback start ended in a victory. Castillo had a go-ahead two-run single in the 13th inning, and Hill was strong in his first start in six years as …

Ortiz reaches 500 homers as Red Sox rout Rays, 10-4

Sunday, September 13, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – David Ortiz had the option of taking a day off. He quickly turned that offer down, responding to a text message from Boston Interim Manager Torey Lovullo Saturday morning by saying said he wanted …

David Ortiz’s milestone home runs

Saturday, September 12, 2015

1, Sept. 14, 1997, off the Rangers’ Julio Santana 100, May, 28, 2004, off the Mariners’ Joel Pineiro 200, June 29, 2006, off the Mets’ Duanar Sanchez 300, July 9, 2009, off the Royals’ Luke Hochevar 400, July 4, 2012, off the Athletics’ A.J. Griffin 500, Sept. 12, …

Rays use five-run eighth to beat Red Sox, 8-4

Saturday, September 12, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Junichi Tazawa was charged with a blown save in his third straight appearance. He gave up three runs in Tampa Bay’s five-run eighth inning Friday night and the Reds beat the Boston Red Sox, …

Another fan injured at Fenway Park as man hit by foul liner

Thursday, September 10, 2015

BOSTON – A fan at Fenway Park was injured by a foul ball, the latest in a series of crowd accidents this season at the Boston stadium. The man was hit in the first inning Wednesday night, and there was a brief delay in the game between the …

Ortiz hits 498th home run to lead Red Sox over Blue Jays

Thursday, September 10, 2015

BOSTON – David Ortiz hit his 498th career home run, a three-run shot to cap a four-run third inning, and the Boston Red Sox beat AL East-leading Toronto, 10-4, on Wednesday night, sending the Blue Jays to just …