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Boston Red Sox

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    August 17, 2011
    Jarrod Saltalamacchia

    Red Sox, Rays split:They’re hurting, not hitting

    BOSTON — All things considered, the Boston Red Sox had to consider themselves fortunate to split Tuesday's day-night doubleheader with the Tampa Bay Rays.<br><br> The Red Sox, playing both games without the injured David Ortiz and Marco Scutaro, and resting a banged-up and sore Kevin Youkilis in the second game, collected only six hits on the day.<br><br> With three hits in each game, they won the first 3-1 and fell 6-2 in the second.<br><br> "We didn't get a lot of hits today. Fortunately we ended up getting a win in the first game, but they pitched us tough all day and the guy (today) will be real tough, too," Boston Manager Terry Francona said, looking ahead at facing David Price in the series finale.

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    August 16, 2011

    Tom Caron: Rays have slim margin for error

    Over the next 27 hours or so, we’re going to find out if the battle for the American League East title is going to be a three-horse race. The Tampa Bay Rays are in Boston to play three games in a day and a half, and Joe Maddon’s crew is teetering on the edge of […]

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    August 14, 2011
    Charlie Furbush

    Furbush shuts down Sox

    Charlie Furbush holds Boston's potent lineup to one run in seven innings on the way to a 5-3 win.

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    August 14, 2011

    Mariners hold off Red Sox, 5-4

    SEATTLE — Felix Hernandez pitched seven innings and survived a shaky sixth to help the Seattle Mariners hold off the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Saturday night. Hernandez (11-10) was handed a five-run lead in the first inning but gave up four runs in the sixth on a pair of two-run homers by Jacoby Ellsbury and […]

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    August 13, 2011

    Homers propel Red Sox

    Boston rallies to win 6-4 over the Seattle Mariners.

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    August 11, 2011

    Nathan sets record as Twins get by Sox

    Closer Joe Nathan collects his Minnesota club record 255th save as the Twins surge past Boston, 5-2.

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    August 10, 2011

    Red Sox 4, Twins 3: Papi’s infield hit provides the difference

    Darnell McDonald provides the power, but David Ortiz drives in the winning run with a bases-loaded dribbler.

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    August 9, 2011
    Josh Beckett

    Tom Caron: Always fun when Red Sox outplay hated rivals

    There are some things we’ve always known about the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry. Like a Sunday night matchup between the two AL East foes will stretch deep into the night – 10 innings deep, ending with a 3-2 Red Sox win. Art takes time, they say, so when baseball Rembrandts are creating a masterpiece, we can’t […]

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    August 9, 2011
    David Ortiz, Joe Mauer

    Red Sox 8, Twins 6: Wakefield denied; no stopping Ortiz

    Tim Wakefield fails to get win No. 200, but David Ortiz boosts Boston with four hits and three RBI.

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    August 8, 2011

    Reddick to the rescue

    Josh Reddick's RBI single in the 10th inning caps a comeback and puts Boston back atop the AL East.<br><br> The Red Sox took over sole possession of first place in the AL East and clinched a win in the season series against New York for the first time since 2004.