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Chicago White Sox's J.B. Shuck scores on a single by teammate Tyler Flowers, as Boston Red Sox catcher Ryan Hanigan, left, looks for the ball during the seventh inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, July 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

White Sox outlast Red Sox 10-8

Monday, July 27, 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, double and single to key Chicago’s 15-hit …

Angels acquire Shane Victorino from Red Sox for stretch run

Monday, July 27, 2015

ANAHEIM, Calif. — 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 …

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

Monday, July 27, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — 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 …

UMass radio voice Josh Maurer excited for chance to fill in on Red Sox games

Monday, July 13, 2015

Josh Maurer isn’t thinking about what the next two weeks mean for his future. Trying not to anyway. Maurer, who is the play-by-play voice of UMass football and basketball radio broadcasts, is in his fourth year of calling …

Mike Trout, Bryce Harper, plenty of fresh faces highlight All-Star Game

Monday, July 13, 2015

CINCINNATI — Not too long ago, Mike Trout, Bryce Harper and Gerrit Cole were the ones picking up the extra balls and getting pranked into paying the pricey checks. Now, along with the likes of Kris Bryant, Matt …

Suit seeks safety netting for MLB ballparks

Monday, July 13, 2015

An Oakland Athletics season ticket-holder asked a federal court Monday to protect fans from flying bats and balls by ordering Major League Baseball to extend the safety netting at its ballparks the entire length of the foul lines. The lawsuit filed in the Northern District of California seeks …

MLB teams increase international spending, seeking edge

Sunday, July 12, 2015

CINCINNATI — For all the talk about big-money contracts for major leaguers, the New York Yankees spent nearly $18.1 million on international amateurs during the last signing period. “All of our top guys really felt that this crop …

A-Rod breaks top 25 in hits, leads Yankees past Red Sox 8-6

Sunday, July 12, 2015

BOSTON — David Ortiz was out sick when the Boston Red Sox were trying to gain some ground against their AL East rivals. Big Papi was out with a respiratory illness and the rest of his teammates didn’t …

A-Rod homers, Yankees beat Buchholz, Red Sox 5-1

Saturday, July 11, 2015

BOSTON — Alex Rodriguez has consistently played well this season after getting a day off. He’s had great success against Clay Buchholz, too. Friday night proved to be the perfect combination. Rodriguez hit his 17th home run in …

Porcello ends 7-game skid; Red Sox beat Marlins 6-3

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

BOSTON — Rick Porcello could finally feel good about a start. Porcello held Miami to two runs in six innings to snap a career-worst, seven-game losing streak, David Ortiz hit a two-run homer and the surging Boston Red …

Red Sox rally to 4-3 win over Marlins

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

BOSTON — Xander Bogaerts added another clutch hit to his case for a spot in the All-Star Game. Bogaerts drove in three runs with a bases-loaded single, and the Boston Red Sox rallied to a 4-3 win over …

Red Sox use 8-run first to beat Jays 12-6

Thursday, July 2, 2015

TORONTO — David Ortiz and Hanley Ramirez had consecutive homers in an eight-run first inning, Xander Bogaerts had four hits and the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 12-6 on Thursday night. Brock Holt also had …

Rick Porcello’s struggles continue, Blue Jays rout Red Sox

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

TORONTO — Even by the standards of his current wretched run, Rick Porcello hit a new low Wednesday. Justin Smoak homered from both sides of the plate, Mark Buehrle won his fourth straight decision and the Toronto Blue …