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Baltimore Orioles' David Lough (9), Nick Markakis (21) and Adam Jones (10) celebrate the team's 8-4 win overthe Boston Red Sox in a baseball game in Boston, Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

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 two doubles and two RBIs, and the Orioles pounded Red Sox starter John Lackey in an 8-4 victory over Boston. “As intense as these games are at this level, you do step back and watch Jon,” Orioles manager Buck Showalter said of his rookie third baseman. “It’s fun to watch. (He’s got) … 0

David Ortiz want to visit Marathon finish line Monday

Friday, April 18, 2014

BOSTON — David Ortiz wants to visit the Boston Marathon finish line Monday after the Red Sox are done with their Patriots’ Day game against Baltimore. Just more than a year ago, two bombs went off near the finish line, less than a mile from Fenway Park, about an hour after the Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays. Three people were killed … 0

Red Sox ace Jon Lester shuts down White Sox in 3-1 win

Thursday, April 17, 2014

CHICAGO — Jon Lester pitched eight sharp innings and David Ross hit a tiebreaking RBI double in Boston’s two-run ninth, leading the Red Sox to a 3-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night. Lester (2-2) allowed one run and seven hits for his second straight win after opening the season … 0

John Lackey makes debut; Marlins beat split-squad Red Sox 5-4

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

FORT MYERS, Fla. — John Lackey gave up three runs over 2-2/3 innings in his first spring training start for the Boston Red Sox, a 5-4 split-squad loss to the Miami Marlins on Tuesday. Coming off a World Series title, Boston wanted to bring Lackey along slowly along … 0

Jon Lester 3 scoreless innings as Red Sox top Rays 6-2

Monday, March 10, 2014

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Jon Lester allowed one hit over three scoreless innings in his delayed first spring training start and David Ortiz hit his first home run of the exhibition season Monday as the Boston Red Sox … 0

Clay Buchholz pitches Red Sox past Pirates 4-1

Sunday, March 9, 2014

BRADENTON, Fla. — Clay Buchholz pitched three hitless innings, Mike Carp hit a long homer and the Boston Red Sox beat a Pittsburgh Pirates split squad 4-1 on Sunday. Buchholz faced nine batters and got five outs on grounders. He walked one and struck out one. Jackie Bradley … 0

Ortiz ends 0-for-8 start; Red Sox beat Braves 4-1

Friday, March 7, 2014

FORT MYERS, Fla. — David Ortiz ended an 0-for-8 spring training start with a double in the fourth inning as the Boston Red Sox beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 Friday. Ortiz had struck out four times and walked … 0

Rich Hill arrives at Red Sox camp following son’s death

Thursday, March 6, 2014

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Red Sox pitcher Rich Hill starts spring training with a heavy heart. Hill reported to Boston’s camp on Thursday following the death of son Brooks, who was less than 2 months old when he died on Feb. 24. “We had a son on Dec. … 0

Red Sox stars absent in 0-0 tie with Marlins

Thursday, March 6, 2014

JUPITER, Fla. — Nathan Eovaldi was inefficient but effective Thursday. The Marlins right-hander managed the rare feat of throwing 36 pitches in the first inning without giving up a run. He escaped a bases-loaded jam, and Miami and … 0

West Springfield native Chris Capuano makes first start for Red Sox

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

JUPITER, Fla. — Shelby Miller finally got a chance to pitch against the Boston Red Sox. The St. Louis Cardinals right-hander gave up a leadoff home run in his spring training debut Wednesday, then retired eight in a … 0

Clay Buchholz gets first taste of spring training in 8-0 Red Sox loss to Rays

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Chris Archer pitched two scoreless innings in his spring training debut, Jose Molina reached base three times and scored twice, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 8-0 Tuesday. Archer, … 0

Red Sox starter Jake Peavy cuts finger while preparing to fish

Monday, March 3, 2014

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Jake Peavy arrived at Boston’s spring training complex on Monday with a large white bandage covering his left index finger, the result of a weekend accident. The right-hander, scratched from his scheduled spring training … 0

Brandon Workman struggles as Red Sox fall to Pirates, 7-6

Monday, March 3, 2014

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Pedro Alvarez and Russell Martin hit two-run homers off Brandon Workman, who started in place of injured Jake Peavy, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Boston Red Sox 7-6 Monday. Pittsburgh leadoff batter Starling … 0