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April 17, 2009 - 3:32 pm
As promised , Brad Penny spent the first inning firing fastballs at and past the Orioles . The right-hander started the game with 11 straight fastballs before breaking off a pair of curves. Unlike his start against the Angels, where it took Penny a couple innings to work into the velocity of his...
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April 17, 2009 - 3:11 pm
Cooperstown-electee Jim Rice was flipping through the pages of the Red Sox pre-game media notes when he stopped at the notes on the hitters. He pointed to the name at the bottom of the page and wheeled towards David Ortiz . "You've got to start hitting your weight," Rice bellowed. Ortiz, featuring...
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April 17, 2009 - 11:29 am
Here are the lineups for Friday night's game between the Red Sox and Orioles : Red Sox Ellsbury - CF Pedroia - 2B Ortiz - DH Youkilis - 1B Drew - RF Bay - LF Lowell - 3B Varitek - C'۬Green - SS Orioles Roberts - 2B Jones - CF Markakis - RF Huff - 1B Wigginton - 3B Scott - DH Zaun - C Freel - LF...
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April 17, 2009 - 9:24 am
Fifty years after he became the first African-American to play for the Red Sox , Pumpsie Green will be honored by the club tonight as part of the team's annual Jackie Robinson Day ceremonies. Green will throw the first pitch prior to tonight's game between the Red Sox and Orioles. ( Major League...
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April 15, 2009 - 5:30 pm
It has been a brutal couple of days for Red Sox shortstop Jed Lowrie . He awoke on Sunday experiencing the same symptoms that rendered him ineffective as a left-handed hitter over the final months of 2008. He landed on the disabled list and flew back to Boston on Monday, met with three doctors in...
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April 15, 2009 - 4:48 pm
It must be something about the Bay Area. Somehow, defense has become the great enemy of perfection for teams facing the San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics over the past several decades. For a while, it appeared that Mike Lowell '€“ a Gold Glover who owns the highest fielding percentage of...
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April 15, 2009 - 3:47 pm
Here is some clubhouse reaction after the Red Sox ' 8-2 win over Oakland, Wednesday afternoon at the Oakland Coliseum. Most of the talk centered around Tim Wakefield's performance, which saw the 42-year-old take a no-hitter into the eighth inning. It was broken up with one out in the eighth when...
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Rob Bradford
April 15, 2009 - 3:25 pm
OAKLAND -- Hunter Jones strolled into the Red Sox ' clubhouse at 3:17 p.m. (PST), about half-an-hour after the team's 8-2 victory over the Oakland A's. The relief pitcher had just come straight from the airport after making a cross country JetBlue flight from JFK International Airport in New York...
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Rob Bradford
April 15, 2009 - 1:51 pm
Tim Wakefield closed out the A's for his first complete game victory since Sept. 6, 2005. Wakefield allowed two runs on four hits, gave up two walks and struck out four. He threw 111 pitches, 76 strikes. Final score: Red Sox , 8, A's 2.
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April 15, 2009 - 1:31 pm
Kurt Suzuki hit an 0-1 knuckleball for a line-drive base hit in between third base and shortstop, breaking up Tim Wakefield's no-hitter. The 7 1/3 innings was the second furthest Wakefield has taken a no-hitter, falling only behind his 8 1/3 inning stint on June 19, 2001 in Tampa Bay. It ties a...
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