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Red Sox trade Victorino to Angels for Rutledge

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The Los Angeles Angels acquired veteran outfielder Shane Victorino and more than $3.8 million from the Boston Red Sox on Monday for infielder Josh Rutledge. The 34-year-old Victorino is a two-time World Series champion, a two-time All-Star and a four-time Gold Glove winner. He has spent the past three years in Boston, batting .245 in just 33 games this season with two stints on the disabled list. Overall, Victorino has …

Hall of Famer Martinez to have number ‘45’ retired at Fenway

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

BOSTON – Pedro Martinez’s Hall of Fame career took off in the late 1990s in a ballpark usually know for offensive numbers. From Ted Williams to Carl Yastrzemski to Jim Rice, the Boston Red Sox have retired numbers – placing them along the facade of the right-field roof deck in hitter-friendly Fenway Park. …

White Sox outlast Red Sox in slugfest, 10-8

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

BOSTON – Adam Eaton had three hits and drove in two runs to lift the Chicago White Sox to a 10-8 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night. It was the fifth straight win for the White Sox, coming off a four-game sweep at home over Cleveland. Eaton had a triple, …

Red Sox, searching for answers, lose fifth straight

Sunday, June 14, 2015

BOSTON – The results are far from what the Boston Red Sox figured. Yet as the losses add up, they keep insisting they’re better than their record. Russell Martin delivered the go-ahead hit for the second straight day, …

Farrell, Miley shout it out as Red Sox fall to Orioles, 6-5

Friday, June 12, 2015

BALTIMORE – John Farrell made a decision. Wade Miley didn’t like it. The argument that ensued added a healthy measure of intrigue to Boston’s latest loss. Miley gave up three solo home runs before being pulled, and the …

Oritz fumes over being excluded from Bosox starting lineup

Thursday, June 11, 2015

BALTIMORE – David Ortiz wasn’t in the Boston Red Sox starting lineup last night against the Baltimore Orioles, and he obviously wasn’t happy about it. Ortiz kept his back to reporters, sitting in front of his locker as …

Red Sox denied by Orioles’ defense in 5-2 loss

Thursday, June 11, 2015

BALTIMORE – This is how badly things are going for the Boston Red Sox: Two singles and a liner to the gap in right-center turns into a 1-2-3 inning for the opposition. The Baltimore Orioles put on a …

Orioles score on wild pitch to beat Red Sox, 1-0

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

BALTIMORE – On a night in which Boston didn’t score a run and plummeted into last place in the AL East, there was reason for optimism in Red Sox Nation. Rookie Eduardo Rodriguez turned in another sharp performance, …

Woman injured by broken bat at Fenway now in fair condition

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

A woman struck by a flying bat at Fenway Park was upgraded to fair condition. Tonya Carpenter had been listed in serious condition at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston since she was hit in the head during a game between the Red Sox and Oakland Athletics …

Red Sox rally for 7 runs in eighth, sweep Athletics, 7-4

Monday, June 8, 2015

BOSTON – The Boston Red Sox are hoping an improbable comeback can jump-start their rough start this season. Rusney Castillo hit a solo homer and an RBI single during a seven-run rally in the eighth inning that sent …

Kelly finally a winner again as Red Sox beat A’s, 4-2

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Joe Kelly pitched six solid innings to earn his first win since his initial start of the season, Hanley Ramirez hit a two-run homer and the Boston Red Sox beat the Oakland Athletics, 4-2, yesterrday. The teams played …

Red Sox win on night fans suffers life-threatening injuries

Saturday, June 6, 2015

BOSTON – Oakland’s Pat Venditte became the first pitcher in 20 years to throw with both arms in the same game, but the Boston Red Sox beat the Athletics, 4-2, yesterday on a night a fan sustained life-threatening …

Sandoval’s error in ninth helps Twins beat Red Sox, 8-4

Friday, June 5, 2015

BOSTON – A surprising strategy by first-year Manager Paul Molitor fit the way the Minnesota Twins have been playing so far this season. Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval mishandled a throw on a bunt by star Joe …

Boston’s bats silenced by May in nightcap as Sox, Twins split doubleheader

Thursday, June 4, 2015

BOSTON – Boston’s excitement of a quick offensive outburst in the day game was quickly wiped away in the nightcap by Trevor May. May held the Red Sox to two hits over seven innings, lifting the Minnesota Twins …

Red Sox owner John Henry ‘very disappointed’

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

BOSTON – Red Sox owner John Henry said watching Boston play this year is “painful.” Speaking before last night’s game against Minnesota, Henry said he “felt responsible” for how poorly his club has played. Boston entered last in the AL East at 22-29. After finishing last in 2014, …