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Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is certain on this point: "I never knowingly took any steroids." And this, too: "I deserve to be in the Hall of Fame." The remarks by the 39-year-old designated hitter came in a column Thursday for The Players' Tribune, a website founded by Derek Jeter that gives professional athletes a platform. Or
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) Julio Teheran labored through 5 2-3 innings, allowing only two runs, and the Atlanta Braves roughed up Clay Buchholz for 12 hits and four runs in a 4-2 win over the Boston Red Sox on Friday in a game called in the top of the seventh inning because of rain. Teheran, who is expected to be the Braves' opening-day starter for the second
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) David Ortiz was 0 for 3 in his return to Boston's lineup after a nine-day absence, and the Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 5-4 Thursday. Bothered by a cold and dehydration, Ortiz had not played since March 16. Ortiz struck out, grounded into a forceout and popped out against Tommy Milone, dropping his average to .222 (4 for 18). T
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) On Tuesday, Brandon Magee was a Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker. On Wednesday, he became a Boston Red Sox outfielder. A day after he was cut by the Bucs, Magee reported to minor league spring training. Magee played both sports at Arizona State, wasn't picked in the 2013 NFL draft and signed with the Dallas Cowboys. He was released,
BOSTON (AP) A revamped lineup and change in attitude has the Boston Red Sox looking to repeat a feat they performed just two seasons ago when they went from worst to World Series champions. Like the hip-hop song they blasted in their locker room after the 2013 division and World Series titles were clinched in Fenway Park, the Red Sox started at the bottom. T
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) Allen Craig bolstered his bid for more playing time in Boston's crowded outfield, hitting a three-run double in helping the Red Sox build a lead the Miami Marlins would overcome with an eight-run eighth inning for a 9-4 victory Tuesday. Playing in the spring training park he once called home with the St. Louis Cardinals, Craig's
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) The spring training game between St. Louis and the Boston Red Sox on Monday was rained out with the Cardinals leading in the middle of the fifth inning. With the game three outs shy of being official, rain started and the game was called after a 55-minute wait. There was standing water on the field when the decision was made not to cont
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) Boston left fielder Hanley Ramirez blasted a three-run homer as part of a five-RBI afternoon in a 7-6 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday. Ramirez collected more RBI on Sunday than in his first 10 spring training games combined. He entered the game hitting .208 and with just three RBI. As opening day draws nearer, Ramirez
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) Pittsburgh's Francisco Liriano and Boston's Wade Miley tossed several scoreless innings apiece Saturday before bowing out in a game that ended in a 2-2 tie. Liriano, who was named the Pirates' opening day starter, struck out six and scattered two hits and three walks over four innings. He threw 81 pitches and blamed the sh
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) It looks as if Rusney Castillo is feeling much better. Castillo hit a three-run homer in his first at-bat of spring training, but the Boston Red Sox lost 11-5 to the Baltimore Orioles on Friday. Castillo signed a $72.5 million, seven-year contract with Boston last August, and then hit .333 with two homers in 10 games for the Red Sox. Th