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John Tomase
September 04, 2016 - 3:20 pm
Eduardo Rodriguez lost a no-hitter on an overturned call in the eighth inning. The Red Sox lost a game two batters into the ninth. And so goes their topsy-turvy season. After pummeling the A's 27-4 over the first two games of the series, the Red Sox found themselves in a dogfight during Sunday's...
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Red Sox third baseman Travis Shaw (47) celebrates with Sox first baseman Hanley Ramirez (13) after smashing a three-run homer against the A's on Friday. (Kelley L Cox/USA Today Sports)
John Tomase
September 02, 2016 - 9:37 pm
Travis Shaw isn't giving up his job without a fight. Marginalized by the arrival of top prospect Yoan Moncada, Shaw responded with his fourth five-RBI game of the season by doubling twice and blasting a three-run homer to lead the Red Sox to a 16-2 victory over the A's. Shaw wasn't the only...
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Rich Hill
John Tomase
August 01, 2016 - 10:48 am
Cross two more names off the list of potential Red Sox targets: left-hander Rich Hill and outfielder Josh Reddick. The two former Red Sox were traded by the A's to the Dodgers on Monday in advance of baseball's trade deadline for a trio of minor league right-handed pitchers. At one point, Hill was...
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Rob Bradford
December 27, 2015 - 7:44 am
Dave Henderson -- the man who owns one of the most clutch hits in Red Sox history -- has passed away at the age of 57 Sunday, according to multiple reports. It was not immediately known the cause of death for Henderson, who most recently served as a member of the Seattle Mariners television...
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Sonny Gray
Rob Bradford
November 10, 2015 - 1:44 pm
BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Well, don't expect the Red Sox to be reeling in Sonny Gray any time soon. Talking at the general managers' meetings Tuesday, Oakland A's GM David Forst was firm in proclaiming Gray would not be on the move via a trade this offseason. "We don't intend to trade Sonny Gray," Forst...
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June 20, 2014 - 4:12 am
The Red Sox will face the Athletics in the second of a three-game series Friday, sending Felix Doubront to the mound against fellow lefty Brad Mills . Friday marks Doubront's first start since May 21, when the southpaw went on the disabled list with a shoulder strain. Doubront (2-4, 5.12 ERA) has...
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Rob Bradford
May 03, 2014 - 2:31 pm
Jonny Gomes went in with a plan Saturday, and it paid off right out of the gate. The Red Sox '€™ outfielder went into his team'€™s game with the A'€™s with the idea to swing at everything near the plate. The immediate result was striking '€“ a first-pitch, first-inning grand slam coming off...
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Mike Petraglia
July 06, 2009 - 8:12 pm
As Nomar Garciaparra strolled to the plate to lead off the second inning Monday night in an Oakland A's uniform, he had an idea of what to expect from the fans. What he didn't realize was just how long he was going to have to savor the moment. The fans rose to their feet and cheered him for...
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Mike Petraglia
July 06, 2009 - 2:02 pm
With his voice weakening several times and nearing the cracking point, a soft-spoken and smiling Nomar Garciaparra spoke on Monday afternoon just hours prior to taking the Fenway Park field for the first time since a blockbuster trade sent him to the Chicago Cubs in 2004. "My thoughts are excited,...
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