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Baltimore Orioles' David Lough (9), Nick Markakis (21) and Adam Jones (10) celebrate the team's 8-4 win overthe Boston Red Sox in a baseball game in Boston, Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Orioles cruise to 8-4 win over Red Sox

Friday, April 18, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — Jonathan Schoop had recorded the first three-hit game of his young career by the seventh inning Friday night. Two innings later, he added another hit to up the ante. The Baltimore third baseman — getting playing time in the place of injured Manny Machado — went 4 for 5 with two doubles and two RBIs, and the Orioles pounded Red Sox starter John Lackey in an 8-4 victory over Boston. “As intense as these games are at this level, you do step back and watch Jon,” Orioles manager Buck Showalter said of his rookie third baseman. “It’s fun to watch. (He’s got) … 0

David Ortiz want to visit Marathon finish line Monday

Friday, April 18, 2014

BOSTON — David Ortiz wants to visit the Boston Marathon finish line Monday after the Red Sox are done with their Patriots’ Day game against Baltimore. Just more than a year ago, two bombs went off near the finish line, less than a mile from Fenway Park, about an hour after the Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays. Three people were killed … 0

Red Sox ace Jon Lester shuts down White Sox in 3-1 win

Thursday, April 17, 2014

CHICAGO — Jon Lester pitched eight sharp innings and David Ross hit a tiebreaking RBI double in Boston’s two-run ninth, leading the Red Sox to a 3-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night. Lester (2-2) allowed one run and seven hits for his second straight win after opening the season … 0

Jackie Bradley Jr. gets winning hit as Red Sox beat Chicago in 14 innings

Thursday, April 17, 2014

CHICAGO — Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a two-run double off Chicago infielder Leury Garcia in the top of the 14th inning and the Boston Red Sox outlasted the White Sox 6-4 in a game that lasted 5 hours … 0

White Sox slip past Red Sox 2-1 on error in 9th

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

CHICAGO — Alexei Ramirez scored the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning on a throwing error and the Chicago White Sox edged the Boston Red Sox 2-1 on a frigid Tuesday night. Tied at one, … 0

Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig calls replay start ‘remarkable’

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

NEW YORK — Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says the sport’s new replay system is working well despite a few problems during its first two weeks. While baseball began video review late in the 2008 season, it was limited to potential home runs and boundary calls. The new system … 0

Sizemore, Gomes HRs lead Red Sox over Yankees 4-2

Saturday, April 12, 2014

NEW YORK — Grady Sizemore’s big hit against an old friend ensured Jon Lester finally had something to show for an impressive effort. Sizemore hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning off CC Sabathia and the Boston Red Sox gave Lester enough run support for his first … 0

Jacoby Ellsbury, Michael Pineda lead Yanks over Red Sox 4-1

Thursday, April 10, 2014

NEW YORK — This much is clear: Michael Pineda had a dark substance smudged on his pitching hand during his first win for the New York Yankees. Pine tar or dirt? We might never know. Pineda took a … 0

David Ortiz homer leads Red Sox to 4-2 win over Rangers

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

BOSTON — Instant replay, meet the Pesky Pole. David Ortiz hit a three-run homer high over Fenway Park’s right-field foul pole on Wednesday, helping the Boston Red Sox rally for a 4-2 victory over the Texas Rangers. The … 0

Double plays doom Red Sox in 10-7 loss to Rangers

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — Every time the Red Sox got something started early in the game Tuesday night, they stalled. Boston got 14 hits but hit into five double plays, quickly ending several potential rallies before putting together a … 0

John Lackey sharp again, Red Sox beat Rangers 5-1

Monday, April 7, 2014

BOSTON — Veteran right-hander John Lackey and rookie outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. teamed up to give the Red Sox their first win at home. Lackey provided the pitching, Bradley contributed hitting and fielding, and Boston stopped a three-game … 0

Olympians say selfies were banned at White House

Monday, April 7, 2014

A handshake? Sure. A selfie? No way. Some of America’s Olympic athletes say they were asked to keep their cellphones in their pockets last week when they visited the White House and met with President Barack Obama. The … 0

Red Sox bats quiet for Jon Lester again in loss to Brewers

Sunday, April 6, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — Three games into their home schedule and the Boston Red Sox matched their worst losing streak in Fenway Park for the entire 2013 season. Yovani Gallardo made his second straight scoreless start and the Milwaukee … 0