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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady  answers a reporter's question after an NFL football practice in Foxborough, Mass., Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Angels complete sweep with 2-0 win at Boston

Thursday, August 21, 2014

BOSTON — Hours after a devastating blow to the Los Angeles rotation, the Angels were reassured and relieved by rookie starter Matt Shoemaker. Shoemaker threw 6 2-3 inning of no-hit ball and the Angels held on for a 2-0 victory against the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night, completing a four-game sweep and taking a two-game lead in the AL West. “I didn’t even really know or think about it until about the fifth or sixth,” Shoemaker said. “It was just one of those things — work and focus on pitches, who’s coming up and then you realize where they are in the order.” The … 0

lannetta’s double in 9th lifts Angels over Bosox

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

BOSTON — Chris Iannetta hit his second double of the game, a tiebreaking drive in the ninth inning off Red Sox closer Koji Uehara that sent the Los Angeles Angels over Boston 4-3 on Tuesday night. Brennan Boesch had a ground-rule double with two outs off Uehara (5-3) for the Angels’ first hit … 0

Xander Bogaerts’ gaffe hurts Sox in 8-1 loss to Astros

Sunday, August 17, 2014

BOSTON — Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts could only hope that no one noticed. Jose Altuve hit his first grand slam after Bogaerts made a mental gaffe on a play that would have ended an inning Sunday, carrying the Houston Astros to an 8-1 victory over Boston. Leading 2-0, the Astros got a … 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

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