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FILE - At left, in an April 11, 2014, file photo, New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman speaks to the media before a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, at Yankee Stadium in New York. At right, in an Aug. 19, 2015, file photo, Red Sox President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski speaks during a news conference at Fenway Park in Boston. Being rivals doesn't stop Yankees general manager Brian Cashman and Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski from a joint appearance at a fundraiser. (AP Photo/File)

With Dave Dombrowski in Boston, trades with Brian Cashman could slow

Thursday, February 11, 2016

NEW YORK — Now that he’s with the Boston Red Sox, Dave Dombrowski doesn’t expect to be making a lot of trades with Yankees general manager Brian Cashman. During Dombrowski’s 131/2 seasons as Detroit’s GM, the pair made several notable swaps. Cashman obtained outfielder Curtis Granderson from the Tigers in December 2009 and sent reliever Phil Coke and outfielder Austin …

Ski jumping the latest event to step to the plate at Fenway

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

BOSTON — Olympic silver medalist Devin Logan pictures herself standing atop the 140-foot ski jump that towers over Fenway Park’s Green Monster, hitting her jump and then coming to a stop right about where a batter would stand. “Sliding into home plate, coming in safe, hearing the crowd cheer like I just hit …

With David Ortiz retiring, Red Sox prepping youth for future

Thursday, January 21, 2016

BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox want to send Big Papi out as a winner. From the moment designated hitter David Oritz announced that this will be his last season, his team and teammates have been thinking about a fitting way to send him into retirement. Their conclusion: No specially commissioned rocking chair …

Boston gets closer Kimbrel from Padres for 4 prospects

Friday, November 13, 2015

BOSTON — New Boston Red Sox boss Dave Dombrowski on Friday night made his first big move to rebuild the franchise after its third last-place finish in four years, acquiring four-time All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel from the San …

More and earlier trade talk as MLB general managers gather

Monday, November 9, 2015

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Dave Dombrowski, Boston’s new president of baseball operations, asked some of his staff to arrive by afternoon to get a head start on the annual general managers’ meetings, which began with a dinner Monday night. “By the time I sat down, they said, like, …

Pawsox co-owner: Pawtucket back on table for team’s home

Monday, November 9, 2015

PAWTUCKET, R.I. — Pawtucket Red Sox chairman Larry Lucchino put Pawtucket back on the table as a future home for the team on Monday, after owners spent months saying it was moving elsewhere and would not consider staying in the city. “We think a new ballpark is important …

John Farrell thanks well-wishers, even Yankees fans

Friday, October 23, 2015

BOSTON — Ten weeks after being diagnosed with cancer, Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell was given a clean bill of health by doctors and cleared to resume regular activities to the extent his body will allow. “The news ... is a huge relief to me,” Farrell said …

Red Sox ‘lifetime’ scout has died; hit flies to Yaz

Friday, October 16, 2015

BOSTON — The Red Sox are mourning the death of former prospect and scout Chuck Koney. The team says Koney died on Monday in Orland Park, Illinois, at the age of 90. He had been a scout in the organization for more than 40 years after his playing …

Dave Dombrowski: Red Sox committed to Hanley Ramirez at 1st base

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox are counting on shortstop-turned-outfielder Hanley Ramirez to play yet another new position next season: first base. New Red Sox president of baseball operations said on Tuesday that the team is committed to …

John Lackey dominates, Cardinals beat Jon Lester, Cubs 4-0 in NLDS opener

Friday, October 9, 2015

ST. LOUIS — John Lackey lived up to his reputation as a pitcher who craves the ball in October, helping the St. Louis Cardinals cool off the upstart Chicago Cubs. Lackey outpitched old teammate Jon Lester, allowing two …

Lester vs Lackey matches former Red Sox teammates

Thursday, October 8, 2015

ST. LOUIS — John Lackey has been quite the bargain for the St. Louis Cardinals. Pitching for the major league minimum $507,500 salary due to a clause in contract, Lackey went 13-10 for a team that lost its …

Red Sox more optimistic despite another last-place finish

Monday, October 5, 2015

BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox tried to buy their way out of the AL East cellar last offseason with splashy free agents, guaranteeing Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval a total of $183 million. All that got them …

Corey Kluber pitches 8 innings; Indians beat Red Sox 2-0

Saturday, October 3, 2015

CLEVELAND — Corey Kluber pitched eight innings while Carlos Santana and Ryan Raburn homered, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 2-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night. Kluber (9-16) ended his rocky season with a …