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Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz (34) and Mike Napoli, left, celebrate after scoring a on a three-run home run by Jonny Gomes, center, in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Boston, Sunday, April 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Red Sox rally for 6-5 win over Orioles

Sunday, April 20, 2014

BOSTON — Dustin Pedroia scored from third on left fielder David Lough’s throwing error with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the Boston Red Sox to a 6-5 comback win over Baltimore Orioles on Sunday night. Jonny Gomes hit a three-run homer for the Red Sox, who overcame a 5-0 deficit and improved to 4-5 in Fenway Park where … 0

Brock Holt’s RBI triple helps Boston beat Orioles

Saturday, April 19, 2014

BOSTON — Two days into his second call-up of the season, Brock Holt was the center of attention in Boston’s clubhouse. Holt hit a tiebreaking triple in the seventh inning and scored on Jonathan Herrera’s suicide squeeze, lifting the Red Sox over the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 on Saturday. After the game, Holt did … 0

Orioles cruise to 8-4 win over Red Sox

Friday, April 18, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — Jonathan Schoop had recorded the first three-hit game of his young career by the seventh inning Friday night. Two innings later, he added another hit to up the ante. The Baltimore third baseman — getting playing time in the place of injured Manny Machado — went 4 for 5 with … 0

Manny Machado not sure when he’ll be ready to play for Baltimore

Monday, March 24, 2014

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Manny Machado is trying not to think when he’ll play next for the Baltimore Orioles. On Sunday, manager Buck Showalter announced the All-Star third baseman will start the season on the disabled list. Machado, … 0

Lee, Lester strong as Red Sox and Phils tie 2-2

Saturday, March 22, 2014

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Philadelphia’s Cliff Lee struck out six over six innings in his next-to-last tuneup for opening day, helping the Phillies to a 2-2, 10-inning tie against the Boston Red Sox on Friday. Scheduled to start the March 31 opener at Texas, Lee allowed two runs, three … 0

Replay wizards becoming key positions on MLB teams

Friday, March 21, 2014

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Propped up next to a satellite production truck, peering at a laptop outside Osceola County Stadium, Cullen McRae was practicing. Not hitting. Or pitching. Or fielding. The son of former big league star and manager … 0

David Phelps goes 6 innings as Yankees beat Red Sox 3-2

Thursday, March 20, 2014

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — David Phelps went six innings, giving up two runs on four hits and two walks with three strikeouts as the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 3-2. Phelps, who is trying … 0

MLB 2014 Preview: West teams chase low-budget Athletics

Thursday, March 20, 2014

The big-spending AL West also-rans of recent years once more find themselves chasing those overachieving, low-budget Oakland Athletics. Yet Bob Melvin’s A’s hardly consider themselves the favorite to win a third straight West crown, not in one of … 0

David Ortiz struggles again, Boston loses to Pirates

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Wandy Rodriguez pitched four strong innings in his third spring training start and the Pittsburgh Pirates held slumping David Ortiz hitless Wednesday night in beating the Boston Red Sox 4-2. Ortiz went 0 for 3 with a strikeout. He is hitting .067, going … 0

Michael Pineda and bees create buzz, Yanks top BoSox 8-1

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

TAMPA, Fla. — The biggest buzz didn’t come from a third straight positive outing by Michael Pineda in the New York Yankees’ 8-1 victory Tuesday over the Boston Red Sox. That honor went to a swarm of bees … 0

Sizemore 3 hits, 3 runs; Red Sox beat Cards 10-5

Monday, March 17, 2014

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Grady Sizemore had three hits, scored three runs and showed a good glove in the outfield, helping the Boston Red Sox beat the St. Louis Cardinals 10-5 Monday. An AL All-Star in each of … 0

David Price goes into the seventh as Rays beat Red Sox

Sunday, March 16, 2014

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) — David Price went 62/3 innings, allowing two runs and three hits, with seven strikeouts, as the Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 8-4 on Sunday. Price will start opening day for the Rays. “He had everything going,” Rays manager Joe Maddon said. “You … 0

Clay Buchholz has strong start, Red Sox beat Blue Jays

Friday, March 14, 2014

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Clay Buchholz pitched two-hit ball for four scoreless innings and the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-1 on Friday. Buchholz allowed singles by Jose Reyes and Melky Cabrera in the first and … 0