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Boston Red Sox's Dustin Pedroia follows through on an RBI double against the New York Yankees during the third inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Rookie gets win as Boston beats Yankees 4-3

Friday, August 1, 2014

BOSTON — The game ball that Red Sox right-hander Anthony Ranaudo will treasure from his major league debut wasn’t the one from the final out in Boston’s 4-3 victory over the New York Yankees. Instead, his teammates made sure to save the ball he threw to strike out Derek Jeter in the third inning — Ranaudo’s first major league strikeout. “I think that’s pretty cool,” said Ranaudo, who grew up in New Jersey rooting for Jeter and the Yankees. “That’s something that will be part of my life the rest of my life.” Ranaudo (1-0) allowed two runs and four hits over six innings while … 0

Yoenis Cespedes, Allen Craig arrive at Fenway Park after trade flurry

Friday, August 1, 2014

BOSTON — If Yoenis Cespedes didn’t know much about the Boston Red Sox while growing up in Cuba, he found the perfect person to teach him all about the history of the franchise and its ballpark. The ex-Oakland outfielder, who was traded to Boston for Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes on Thursday, spoke … 0

Fenway fire sale: Defending champion Red Sox trade 5 players

Thursday, July 31, 2014

BOSTON — The last-place Boston Red Sox traded pitching for power. Now they can use some name tags to stick on the jerseys of the newcomers. Nine months after winning the World Series, the Red Sox unloaded five key members of that championship team Thursday, bringing to seven the number shipped out in … 0

Red Sox rally to snap skid, beat White Sox 5-4

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

BOSTON — Daniel Nava doubled in the tying run in the ninth inning and scored on Brock Holt’s single as the Boston Red Sox rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the Chicago White Sox 5-4 on Wednesday … 0

Conor Gillaspie homers, White Sox beat Red Sox 8-3

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

BOSTON — Conor Gillaspie hit a tie-breaking, two-run homer in the sixth inning for his third hit of the game and the Chicago White Sox beat the struggling Boston Red Sox 8-3 on Tuesday night. Boston did manage … 0

Carroll stymies Red Sox and White Sox win 4-0

Monday, July 7, 2014

BOSTON — After watching Scott Carroll give up seven runs in his last start, White Sox manager Robin Ventura had a simple goal for his rookie right-hander. Do better. Carroll did that and more, following perhaps the worst … 0

Red Sox drop second game of doubleheader

Saturday, July 5, 2014

BOSTON — Nelson Cruz went a career-best 5 for 5, including a solo home run and a bad-hop single that scored the go-ahead run in the sixth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 … 0

Cubs complete sweep over Red Sox, 16-9

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

BOSTON — Justin Ruggiano, Mike Olt and Welington Castillo hit two-run homers to power the Chicago Cubs to a 16-9 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night, completing a three-game interleague series sweep. Ruggiano drove in … 0

Punchless Red Sox shut out by Cubs

Monday, June 30, 2014

BOSTON — Jake Arrieta certainly picked two of baseball’s most historic places to put on memorable performances. Arrieta held the Red Sox hitless until Stephen Drew singled with two outs in the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs … 0

Manny Ramirez joins Triple-A Iowa as player/coach

Monday, June 30, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa — Manny Ramirez has been called everything from a World Series MVP to a cheater. The disgraced slugger is hoping to add “mentor” to his resume. The 42-year-old Ramirez, a two-time champion with Boston and a two-time offender of Major League Baseball’s rules against performance-enhancing … 0

Big Papi hits 450th career homer as Red Sox beat Yankees 8-5

Monday, June 30, 2014

NEW YORK — David Ortiz hit his 450th homer, a colossal three-run drive, and Dustin Pedroia had three RBIs during his second consecutive three-hit game to lead the Boston Red Sox over the New York Yankees 8-5 Sunday … 0

Mike Napoli homers off Masahiro Tanaka in 9th, Red Sox edge Yankees

Saturday, June 28, 2014

NEW YORK — Mike Napoli hoped Masahiro Tanaka would make a mistake. The New York Yankees ace sure did — he twice shook off his catcher, then threw the Boston slugger a pitch he could handle. Napoli stung … 0

Curt Schilling says his cancer is in remission

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Curt Schilling, the former Boston Red Sox pitcher turned ESPN television analyst, said Wednesday his cancer is in remission. Schilling announced the news on social media and thanked his Boston-based medical team. He revealed his diagnosis in February, saying he planned to “embrace this … 0