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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Felix Doubront delivers to the New York Yankees during the first inning of a baseball game on Thursday, April 24, 2014, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Cubs acquire struggling LHP Doubront from Red Sox

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

CHICAGO — Theo Epstein was the first person to take a chance on Felix Doubront. Now he is going to give the struggling left-hander another opportunity. The Chicago Cubs acquired Doubront from the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday in exchange for a player to be named. Epstein, the president of baseball operations for the Cubs, was Boston’s general manager when Doubront signed with the Red Sox as an undrafted free agent in 2005. Cubs manager Rick Renteria said he didn’t know very much about Doubront, and the team said it would announce in the next couple days where he would begin with the organization. Doubront … 0

Rays’ Archer: ‘Never saw Hank Aaron flip his bat’

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Chris Archer insists he isn’t mad at David Ortiz. A day after Ortiz slung his bat and leisurely trotted around the bases following a home run off him, Archer had more thoughts about Big Papi’s style. “I never saw Hank Aaron flip his bat,” Archer … 0

Cabrera, Dickey lead Blue Jays over Red Sox 14-1

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox are looking like a team that’ll be playing out the string a little early this season. The defending World Series champions, last in the AL East, lost for the sixth time in seven games, falling to the Toronto Blue Jays 14-1 on Monday night. And, it wasn’t … 0

Coco Crisp drives in winning run as Oakland edges Red Sox

Saturday, June 21, 2014

OAKLAND, Calif. — Coco Crisp drove in Kyle Blanks with a two-out single in the eighth inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Boston Red Sox 4-3 on Friday night. Josh Donaldson hit a three-run home run, his … 0

Manny Ramirez could join Triple-A Iowa soon

Friday, June 20, 2014

CHICAGO — Manny being Manny has been a positive so far for the Chicago Cubs. President of baseball operations Theo Epstein praised Manny Ramirez on Friday for his work with the Cubs’ minor leaguers in Arizona, and said the former major league star could join Triple-A Iowa next … 0

Mike Napoli, David Ortiz HR in 10th, Red Sox rally past Twins

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

BOSTON — David Ortiz went from gesturing up at an official scorer one at-bat earlier to pumping his fist toward his teammates after his game-tying homer. Three pitches later, he was hugging Mike Napoli at home plate after … 0

Boston’s Brock Holt scores twice in 2-1 win over Twins

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

BOSTON — Brock Holt scored both Boston runs, Jon Lester weathered a shaky start and pitched six-plus strong innings as the Red Sox held off the Minnesota Twins 2-1 on Tuesday night. Lester (8-7) has a winning record … 0

Rubby De La Rosa, Red Sox beat Twins 1-0

Monday, June 16, 2014

BOSTON — Rubby De La Rosa is sure making things look easy in Fenway Park. He’s also making it a little harder for the Boston Red Sox to decide what to do when other pitchers are ready to … 0

Red Sox fall late again to Indians, 3-2

Sunday, June 15, 2014

BOSTON — Another close game and another late-inning loss for the Boston Red Sox and their listless offense. Nick Swisher led off the 11th inning with a homer and the Cleveland Indians beat the Red Sox 3-2 on … 0

Offense fails Jake Peavy; Red Sox fall to Indians 3-2

Saturday, June 14, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — Jake Peavy has been around long enough to know that pitchers go through stretches without run support. It’s something he’s felt more than almost everyone else in the American League this season. Peavy grinded through … 0

Red Sox get season-high in runs, top Indians 10-3

Friday, June 13, 2014

BOSTON — A.J. Pierzynski, Mike Napoli and Dustin Pedroia hit two-run doubles and the Boston Red Sox scored their season-high in runs in a 10-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Friday night. After managing just one run … 0

Jon Lester, David Ortiz lead Red Sox past Indians, 5-2

Thursday, June 12, 2014

BOSTON — Another strong showing from Jon Lester and a few timely two-out hits led the Boston Red Sox to a much-needed win. Lester worked into the eighth inning and David Ortiz hit a two-run homer as Boston … 0

Brandon Workman allows 1 hit as Red Sox beat Orioles 1-0

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

BALTIMORE — As rain washed over Camden Yards, Brandon Workman found his happy place underneath the stadium seating bowl. Workman maintained his pitching rhythm in a batting cage during the second of two rain delays. Upon his return, … 0