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Boston Red Sox pitcher Junichi Tazawa reacts after Toronto Blue Jays' Danny Valencia hits a three run homer during seventh inning American League baseball action in Toronto on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)

Junichi Tazawa struggles as Blue Jays beat Red Sox 5-2

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

TORONTO — Junichi Tazawa thought he’d solved his struggles against the Toronto Blue Jays. Turns out he was wrong. Danny Valencia had a pinch-hit, three-run homer off Tazawa that put Toronto ahead in the seventh inning, and the Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 5-2 Wednesday night. Eight of 20 home runs off Tazawa in his big league career … 0

Huge 11th inning sends Red Sox over Blue Jays

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

TORONTO — Mike Napoli and Allen Craig both homered in a seven-run 11th inning, Dustin Pedroia homered and had four RBIs and the Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 11-7 Tuesday night. Boston broke away from a 4-all tie for its second straight victory following an eight-game losing streak. Toronto fell to … 0

Yoenis Cespedes lifts Red Sox to 4-3 win over Blue Jays

Monday, August 25, 2014

TORONTO — Another late clutch hit from Yoenis Cespedes brought an end to Boston’s lengthy losing streak. Cespedes singled home the go-ahead run in the 10th inning and the Red Sox survived a ninth-inning collapse to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 on Monday night, snapping their slide at eight games. “Cespy has … 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

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