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Boston Red Sox's Jemile Weeks gets up after being called out for being hit by a ground ball down the third baseline by Boston's Will Middlebrooks during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. The Pirates won 3-2. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Pirates get late break in playoff push, top Red Sox, 3-2

Friday, September 19, 2014

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Pirates got a lucky break when Boston pinch-runner Jemile Weeks was hit by a batted ball in the ninth inning, beating the Red Sox, 3-2, last night to keep pace in the NL pennant race. The Pirates won their fourth in a row. They began the day 2½ games ahead of Milwaukee for the second wild-card … 0

Castillo steady but Red Sox fall to Pirates, 9-1

Thursday, September 18, 2014

PITTSBURGH – Rusney Castillo drilled a sharp grounder to second base and took off. Three seconds later the future of the Boston Red Sox was standing on first base. If the Cuban-born prospect was overwhelmed by the stage, he hardly looked it. Nine months after defecting and barely three weeks removed from signing … 0

Morton, bullpen pitch surging Pirates over Red Sox, 4-0

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

PITTSBURGH – Charlie Morton came off the disabled list to gain his first victory since July 2, and the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Boston Red Sox, 4-0, last night for their ninth win in 11 games. Sidelined since Aug. 16 because of right hip inflammation and a sports hernia, Morton (6-12) allowed four … 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

Webster’s wildness sinks Sox, 6-4

Saturday, August 2, 2014

BOSTON – With four-fifths of Boston’s starting rotation from the beginning of the season traded away, the Red Sox intend to use the final two months of the season to take long looks at their youngsters. The downside … 0

Jon Lester ready to help lead A’s back to playoffs

Saturday, August 2, 2014

OAKLAND, Calif. – Jon Lester walked through the Oakland clubhouse doors to quite a greeting, from the snappy, patriotic marching tune blaring from the sound system to the handshakes and hellos from every corner. And even the familiar … 0

Rookie gets win as Boston beats Yankees, 4-3

Saturday, August 2, 2014

BOSTON – The game ball that Red Sox right-hander Anthony Ranaudo will treasure from his major league debut wasn’t the one from the final out in Boston’s 4-3 victory over the New York Yankees. Instead, his teammates made … 0