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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 …

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 …

Yankees clinch playoff spot after 2-year absence, top Boston

Thursday, October 1, 2015

NEW YORK — The next generation of New York Yankees will have a chance to make their mark in the playoffs. Ending a rare two-year absence from the postseason, the Yankees clinched a wild-card berth with three games …

Thanksgiving football makes return to Fenway Park

Thursday, October 1, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — One of Massachusetts’ greatest sports traditions will be held this year at one of the state’s most hallowed sports venues. Thanksgiving Day school football is returning to Fenway Park this year for the first time since 1935. Officials on Thursday announced that four games would …

Michael Pineda hit hard early, Yankees lose 10-4 to rival Red Sox

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

NEW YORK — Perhaps the only thing that prevented the Yankees from getting eliminated in the AL East race Tuesday night was the wet weather down in Baltimore. Michael Pineda didn’t do much to help. The right-hander was …

Prime ministers from New Zealand, Curacao at Red Sox-Yankees

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

NEW YORK — Be it a president, king or emir, there’s plenty that world leaders in town for the United Nations General Assembly can enjoy in their spare time. For New Zealand Prime Minister John Key on Tuesday, …

Boston rookie Eduardo Rodriguez halts Yanks’ playoff push for 10th win

Monday, September 28, 2015

NEW YORK — Eduardo Rodriguez pleaded with his manager for one more inning, even though he knew the answer. As much as he wanted to keep pitching Monday night, his stellar rookie year was over after the sixth …

Big Papi reflects on strong year despite Boston’s woes

Sunday, September 27, 2015

BOSTON — David Ortiz heard the chatter early in the year, questioning what he had left, and responded with another strong season. The 39-year-old Ortiz went 0 for 3 in Boston’s 2-0 victory over Baltimore Sunday and is …

Red Sox blank Orioles again, 2-0

Sunday, September 27, 2015

BOSTON — If the Boston Red Sox had pitched anything close to this all season, things would have been much different. The Red Sox closed out their 2015 home schedule by blanking the Baltimore Orioles for the third …

Red Sox empty bullpen, use 7 pitchers to shut out Orioles

Saturday, September 26, 2015

BOSTON — Craig Breslow had a lot of new thoughts before his first start. It didn’t seem to bother him on the mound. First-time starter Breslow and six relievers combined on a five-hitter, and the Boston Red Sox …

Rich Hill pitches 2-hit shutout and fans 10, Red Sox beat Orioles

Friday, September 25, 2015

BOSTON — Rich Hill had to first show he could be a starter again in, of all places, the independent league. He’s certainly proving it in the big leagues, too. Hill kept up his startling comeback, pitching a …