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Phillies purchase outfielder Grady Sizemore’s contract

Friday, July 11, 2014

PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Phillies purchased outfielder Grady Sizemore’s contract from Triple-A and sent pitcher David Buchanan to Lehigh Valley. Sizemore, who started the season as the Red Sox center fielder, will join the team for a three-game series against Washington before the All-Star break. Buchanan was the winning pitcher in a 9-1 victory at Milwaukee yesterday. The move means he can start during the break and return to the … 0

Carp lifts Red Sox over White Sox, 4-3, in 10 innings

Friday, July 11, 2014

BOSTON – Mike Carp spent more than a month on the disabled list with a broken right foot. He watched the Boston Red Sox struggle, wishing he could contribute. Sometimes, he couldn’t bear to watch. “Some of the nights, I almost had to turn the TV off in those situations because you can’t … 0

Red Sox closer Uehara added to AL All-Star roster

Thursday, July 10, 2014

BOSTON – Boston Red Sox reliever Koji Uehara was added to the AL roster for the All-Star Game. He replaces New York Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka, who was placed on the disabled list yesterday. It’s the first major league All-Star selection for Uehara. He was honored for the Yomiuri Giants in Japan eight … 0

Red Sox rally with four runs in seventh to beat Braves, 6-3

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

ATLANTA – Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a two-run single during Boston’s four-run rally in the seventh inning and the Red Sox beat the Atlanta Braves, 6-3, last night in the latest comeback following their longest losing streak in … 0

Red Sox snap skid with 8-6 victory over Braves

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

ATLANTA – David Ortiz and the Boston Red Sox were in desperate need of a big hit. Yesterday, at long last, Big Papi delivered. Ortiz homered and drove in four runs as the defending World Series champions ended … 0

Ben Cherington addresses Red Sox’s losing streak

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Boston Red Sox General Manager Ben Cherington said yesterday the team’s 10-game losing streak was tough to take even as he sees good effort from his club. Cherington accompanied the defending World Series champions to Atlanta for the … 0

Red Sox lose 10th straight, brawl with Tampa Bay

Monday, May 26, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Stuck in their longest skid in 20 years, the Boston Red Sox didn’t like the way they played. They didn’t appreciate how the Tampa Bay Rays acted, either. The World Series champions lost their … 0

Red Sox blow 5-run lead, lose 6-5 to Rays in 15

Sunday, May 25, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Andrew Miller threw a force attempt at second base into center field, allowing pinch-runner Cole Figueroa to score in the bottom of the 15th inning as the Tampa Bay Rays handed the Boston Red … 0

Sox send shortstop Drew to Single-A Greenville for tuneup games

Saturday, May 24, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Boston shortstop Stephen Drew will begin a stretch of what could be around 10 games in the minor leagues at Single-A Greenville. The Red Sox optioned the recently signed infielder to the minor club yesterday. Drew agreed to re-sign with Boston on Tuesday, six … 0

Figueroa’s double in ninth lifts Rays over Red Sox, 1-0

Saturday, May 24, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Pinch-hitter Cole Figueroa hit an RBI double in the bottom of the ninth inning to lead the Tampa Bay Rays past the Boston Red Sox, 1-0, last night. Desmond Jennings drew a one-out walk … 0

Lester stumbles early as Red Sox drop seventh straight

Friday, May 23, 2014

BOSTON – Mark Buehrle got his major league-leading eighth win with a big boost from Toronto’s powerful lineup. Neither was surprising. “Look what he’s done all year,” Blue Jays Manager John Gibbons said after a 7-2 win over … 0

SS Drew says he’ll need 9-10 days to join Red Sox

Thursday, May 22, 2014

BOSTON – Stephen Drew was working out in Arizona, hoping for a team to sign him to a contract. Now that the Boston Red Sox have come calling, he thinks he’ll need about nine or 10 days to … 0

Encarnacion hits two more homers as Blue Jays beat Boston, 6-4

Thursday, May 22, 2014

BOSTON – Edwin Encarnacion had two homers for the second straight game, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Boston, 6-4, last night to send the Red Sox to their sixth consecutive loss. Encarnacion has seven homers in his … 0

Red Sox bring back shortstop Drew on $10 million deal

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

The Boston Red Sox re-signed Stephen Drew after the shortstop had rejected a qualifying offer from the club following the World Series to become a free agent. Drew, who spent one season in Boston, turned down a $14.1 million offer from the Red Sox last year after helping … 0

Encarnacion’s two home runs lead Blue Jays over Red Sox

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

BOSTON – Edwin Encarnacion hit a pair of two-run homers and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Red Sox, 7-4, last night, handing Boston its fifth straight loss. Melky Cabrera and Erik Kratz also homered for the Blue … 0