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Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz watches his three-run home run off Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer during the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 27, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Red Sox's Daniel Nava and Dustin Pedroia also scored. Catching for the Rays is Curt Casali. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Rays’ Archer: ‘Never saw Hank Aaron flip his bat’

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Chris Archer insists he isn’t mad at David Ortiz. A day after Ortiz slung his bat and leisurely trotted around the bases following a home run off him, Archer had more thoughts about Big Papi’s style. “I never saw Hank Aaron flip his bat,” Archer said Monday. “I’m not comparing the two, … 0

Cabrera, Dickey lead Blue Jays over Red Sox 14-1

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox are looking like a team that’ll be playing out the string a little early this season. The defending World Series champions, last in the AL East, lost for the sixth time in seven games, falling to the Toronto Blue Jays 14-1 on Monday night. And, it wasn’t … 0

After All-Star party, baseball gets back to work

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Sure, it was great for a couple days. The cheers for Derek Jeter. The power of Giancarlo Stanton. The excellence of Mike Trout in the American League’s 5-3 victory. Baseball’s All-Star party in the Twin Cities was a long series of smiles for players and fans. But the break is over now, and … 0

Detroit’s Cabrera leaves game in 6th inning

Monday, June 9, 2014

DETROIT — David Ortiz hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning, and the Boston Red Sox rallied for a 5-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday, snapping their five-game losing streak. The Red Sox left men … 0

Red Sox drop 5th straight, 8-6 to Tigers

Sunday, June 8, 2014

DETROIT — Right away, Jon Lester could tell something was off. “I didn’t feel good from the first toss in the bullpen to the last pitch I threw in the game. Against that offense, that means a long … 0

Tigers end 5-game skid, send Red Sox to fourth straight loss

Friday, June 6, 2014

DETROIT — Rubby De La Rosa insisted he felt a lot like he did in his first start of the season. The Boston Red Sox right-hander did acknowledge, though, his location was not as good. The Detroit Tigers … 0

Asdrubal Cabrera’s three-run homer in 12th inning powers Cleveland to sweep of Red Sox

Thursday, June 5, 2014

CLEVELAND — The Red Sox scrambled to shower, pack their bags and get to the airport. After three long days, and one very long night, they couldn’t get out of Cleveland quickly enough. Asdrubal Cabrera’s three-run homer with … 0

Longtime baseball fixture Don Zimmer dies at 83

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Don Zimmer, a most popular fixture in professional baseball for 66 years as a manager, player, coach and executive, died Wednesday. He was 83. Zimmer was still working for the Tampa Bay Rays … 0

Indians send Red Sox to second straight loss

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

CLEVELAND (AP) — For a moment, it looked as if the Red Sox could overcome Jake Peavy’s rocky first inning. That moment came and went quickly, however, as the Cleveland Indians scored two runs in the seventh, sending … 0

Red Sox Notebook: Brandon Workman appeals six-game suspension

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Boston pitcher Brandon Workman appealed a six-game suspension imposed by Major League Baseball on Tuesday for throwing near the head of Tampa Bay star Evan Longoria last week. Workman can play until the appeal process is complete, and was expected to make his scheduled start Wednesday night against … 0

Justin Masterson, Indians end Boston’s 7-game win streak

Monday, June 2, 2014

CLEVELAND — The streaky Boston Red Sox should have known better. Once they let Justin Masterson get on a roll, they couldn’t stop him. The Red Sox failed to take advantage of early wildness by Cleveland’s starter, who … 0

Red Sox win 7th straight, beat Rays 4-0

Monday, June 2, 2014

BOSTON — A little infusion of youth and a solid start by Jon Lester kept the Boston Red Sox rolling along. Lester pitched seven shutout innings and Brock Holt drove in two runs with one of his major … 0

Red Sox post quiet 7-1 win over Rays, win sixth straight

Sunday, June 1, 2014

BOSTON — A few relaxing words from David Ortiz helped get Rubby De La Rosa in the right frame of mind for his first start in nearly three years. De La Rosa pitched seven shutout innings, Brock Holt … 0