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BOSTON (AP) The Red Sox held onto Mike Napoli at the trading deadline, and he responded a few hours later with a two-run homer off the top of the Green Monster that led Boston over the Tampa Bay Rays 7-5 on Friday night. The Red Sox had already blown two leads when David Ortiz drew a two-out walk in the seventh inning and Napoli turned a one-run deficit into
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) The active Oakland Athletics traded right-hander Ryan Cook to the Boston Red Sox on Friday for a player to be named or cash. Cook was pitching for Triple-A Nashville but has been a key member of Oakland's bullpen in the past, even making four appearances for the A's early in the year. "This is a guy that's been a clos
BOSTON (AP) The Boston Red Sox will have to wait a little longer to start rebuilding their team. Mired in last place for the second straight season, the Red Sox headed into the trade deadline hoping to get a head start on their offseason upgrades. But general manager Ben Cherington made just one small move before the 4 p.m. deadline on Friday, acquiring midd
BOSTON (AP) After a road trip loaded with offense, the Chicago White Sox came up empty against a knuckleballer. Jose Abreu hit a two-run homer in the first, but the White Sox were shut down from there in an 8-2 loss to the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night that snapped a seven-game winning streak. "They gave us a little bit of our own medicine tonight,
BOSTON (AP) Steven Wright and the slumping Red Sox looked like a long shot against Chris Sale and the surging White Sox on Thursday night. Then Wright's knuckleball came alive, Sale had his worst start since April, and Chicago's seven-game winning streak came to a surprising end. Wright pitched seven effective innings and David Ortiz went 3 for 3 w
BOSTON (AP) Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval has been taken out of Boston's game against the Chicago White Sox after getting hit on the left forearm while striking out. Sandoval took an odd swing at Chris Sale's 0-2 inside fastball and the pitch hit him on the arm Thursday night. As Sandoval doubled over in pain, umpire Bill Miller called Sando
BOSTON (AP) The Boston Red Sox have designated outfielder Daniel Nava for assignment in a move to add pitching depth. The Red Sox recalled right-handed reliever Jonathan Aro from Triple-A Pawtucket on Thursday to take Nava's place. Boston also optioned left-handed reliever Tommy Layne to Triple-A to make room for right-hander Jean Machi, who was claimed
BOSTON (AP) In the midst of a season-long slump during his first season with the Boston Red Sox, Pablo Sandoval insisted Thursday he weighs the same as he did last season with San Francisco. Sandoval was back in the lineup at third base against the Chicago White Sox on Thursday, a day after he was thrown out trying to score from first base on a ball that rol
BOSTON (AP) Rick Porcello and the Boston Red Sox continued their headfirst slide into the American League East cellar Wednesday night. Porcello, whose questionable headfirst dive into first base recorded the game's first out, was booed off the mound after giving up six runs as the Chicago White Sox rolled to their seventh straight win, 9-2 over the Red
BOSTON (AP) What a difference a week has made for the Chicago White Sox. Adam Eaton opened the game with a home run, Jose Quintana pitched 6 1-3 solid innings and the White Sox beat the Boston Red Sox 9-2 on Wednesday night for their season-high seventh straight win. "It seems like the team was left for dead a week ago and now it's got some life an