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An attendant works to stow equipment in the club house at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, a day after the Boston Red Sox finished the baseball season in last place in the American League East. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

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 was another last-place finish. So the 2013 World Series champions are rebuilding again, this time under new baseball boss Dave Dombrowski. But …

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 strong performance, allowing three hits and striking out nine. The right-hander, who won the AL …

Tomlin pitches into 7th as Indians beat Red Sox 8-2

Friday, October 2, 2015

CLEVELAND — After battling arm problems for three years, Josh Tomlin has pitched himself into the Cleveland Indians’ plans for 2016. Tomlin worked into the seventh inning — allowing only a two-run homer to David Ortiz in the fourth — and the Indians rolled past the Boston Red Sox 8-2 on Friday night. …

David Ortiz homers, but Red Sox fall to Rays 4-2

Thursday, September 24, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — The milestones keep piling up for David Ortiz. So do the losses for the Boston Red Sox. Ortiz eclipsed the 100-RBI mark for the ninth time with his 36th homer, but Wade Miley’s strong outing …

Red Sox name Mike Hazen general manager

Thursday, September 24, 2015

BOSTON — Dave Dombrowski didn’t have to go far in his search for a new general manager — as it turned out, his man was already in the office. Dombrowski stayed in-house by hiring Mike Hazen as general …

Drew Smyly pitches into 7th as Rays beat Red Sox 6-2

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

BOSTON — The result may not have been in his favor, but Boston’s Rick Porcello is saving a lost season with some quality starts in the final weeks. Porcello held the Tampa Bay to just run over the …

Rays beat Red Sox 5-2

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

BOSTON — Mikie Mahtook hit a two-run homer and Matt Moore recovered from a difficult start to strike out seven as the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 5-2 on Tuesday night. Moore (2-4) allowed two …

Xander Bogaerts, Red Sox rally past Rays 8-7

Monday, September 21, 2015

BOSTON — Xander Bogaerts feels like he’s had his share of baseballs caroming off walls this season. There was no doubt about his game-winning grand slam Monday night. Bogaerts’ slam hit off a billboard above the back row …

Red Sox honor David Ortiz for 500th HR

Monday, September 21, 2015

BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox honored David Ortiz in his first game in Fenway Park since he joined the 500 home run club. During a 15-minute pregame ceremony before the Red Sox faced Tampa Bay on Monday …

Jackie Bradley Jr. ends slump to lead Red Sox rally over Blue Jays

Saturday, September 19, 2015

TORONTO — Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna turned to a veteran teammate for support after a rough outing against the Boston Red Sox. David Ortiz singled home the go-ahead run in a five-run ninth inning and Boston …

Marcus Stroman solid as Jays beat Red Sox 6-1

Friday, September 18, 2015

TORONTO — Marcus Stroman pitched seven innings to win his first home start in more than a year, Justin Smoak had two RBIs and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 6-1 on Friday night. Stroman …

New players, system highlight Bruins’ first day of camp

Friday, September 18, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins missed the Stanley Cup playoffs last season for the first time in eight years largely because of their inability to score — they ranked 22nd in the NHL with 2.55 goals per …

Dustin Pedroia hits 2 HRs as Red Sox beat Orioles 10-1

Thursday, September 17, 2015

BALTIMORE — On a night when the old guard of the Boston Red Sox provided the offensive firepower, a rookie pitcher offered a hopeful glimpse of the future. Dustin Pedroia homered twice and had a season-high five RBIs …