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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

Ex-major leaguer Jose Offerman called no-show in attack suit

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A player suing ex-major leaguer Jose Offerman for a bat-wielding attack at a minor league baseball game in 2007 says Offerman has repeatedly failed to show up for depositions to provide testimony as the … 0

Red Sox blown out by Mariners, 12-3

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

SEATTLE — Felix Hernandez threw seven strong innings to win for the first time since June 2, Logan Morrison hit two long homers, and the Seattle Mariners used a six-run fourth inning to rout the Boston Red Sox … 0

Coco Crisp again drives in winning run as Oakland defeats Red Sox in 10th inning

Saturday, June 21, 2014

OAKLAND, Calif. — Coco Crisp singled in Alberto Callaspo with one out in the 10th inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Boston Red Sox 2-1 on Saturday to extend their winning streak to five games. Callaspo drew … 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