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Giants add lefty-hitting outfielder De Aza

Giants add lefty-hitting outfielder De Aza

MLB.com Updated 8 hours ago
The Giants gained balance on their bench Monday by acquiring outfielder Alejandro De Aza, a much-needed left-handed batter, along with an undisclosed amount of cash from the Boston Red Sox for Minor League left-hander Luis Ysla.
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  • Red Sox 4, Yankees 3: Missed Opportunities Haunt the Yankees on…

    Red Sox 4, Yankees 3: Missed Opportunities Haunt the Yankees on a Frustrating Night in Boston

    nytimes.com 11 hours ago
    With Mark Teixeira headed back to New York for tests on his injured shin, the Yankees loaded the bases four times but scored only three runs.
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  • David Ortiz inches closer to milestone with home run No. 495

    David Ortiz inches closer to milestone with home run No. 495

    yahoo.com nytimes.com 12 hours ago
    It's been a disappointing year for Boston Red Sox fans, but there's still a chance to celebrate before the season ends. Designated hitter David Ortiz is inching closer to reaching 500 home runs for his career, and should reach that goal at some point in…
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  • Are The Red Sox Confiscating Signs Supporting Don Orsillo Or No…

    Are The Red Sox Confiscating Signs Supporting Don Orsillo Or Not? 

    deadspin.com 14 hours ago
    Earlier tonight, the Boston Globe’s Dan Shaughnessy reported that the Red Sox were doing all they could to quell dissent over their unpopular decision to drop NESN play-by-play man Don Orsillo after the season (emphasis mine): Read more...
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  • Papi goes deep, five homers from 500

    Papi goes deep, five homers from 500

    MLB.com 15 hours ago
    David Ortiz's race to 500 homers keeps churning forward, and the Red Sox slugger is so close that Fenway Park already sports a banner above the Green Monster tracking his career home runs.
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  • Mets Hang on to Edge the Red Sox

    Mets Hang on to Edge the Red Sox

    nytimes.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    Michael Cuddyer hit a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning and reliever Tyler Clippard and closer Jeurys Familia finished off Boston as the Mets avoided a three-game sweep.
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  • Nats rally to take rubber game from Marlins

    Nats rally to take rubber game from Marlins

    MLB.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    A combination of long balls and long rallies paced the Nationals on Sunday as they clinched their fourth consecutive series victory with a 7-4 win over the Marlins at Nationals Park. Washington remains 5 1/2 games back of the Mets, who beat the Red Sox,…
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  • Jean Machi in as Red Sox closer, Junichi Tazawa out

    Jean Machi in as Red Sox closer, Junichi Tazawa out

    ESPN.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    Jean Machi in as Red Sox closer, Junichi Tazawa out
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  • Clutch Cuddyer helps Mets edge Red Sox

    Clutch Cuddyer helps Mets edge Red Sox

    MLB.com nytimes.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    Their brief stumble earlier this weekend squarely in the past, the Mets resumed their march toward a playoff bid with a 5-4 win Sunday over the Red Sox at Citi Field. Michael Cuddyer drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh for a Mets team that took the…
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  • Papi passes Gehrig, McGriff with HR No. 494

    Papi passes Gehrig, McGriff with HR No. 494

    MLB.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    Red Sox slugger David Ortiz surpassed the legendary Lou Gehrig and Fred McGriff with home run No. 494 on Sunday afternoon, a towering two-run shot deep into the seats in right field at Citi Field that moved him into sole possession of 27th place on the …
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  • Miley goes behind the back to snare grounder

    Miley goes behind the back to snare grounder

    MLB.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    Red Sox lefty Wade Miley helped his cause in the fifth inning of Sunday's game against the Mets when he made a nifty behind-the-back snag on a ground ball by David Wright.
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  • Red Sox 3, Mets 1: Jacob deGrom’s Strong Start Sputters, and th…

    Red Sox 3, Mets 1: Jacob deGrom’s Strong Start Sputters, and the Mets’ Bats Falter

    nytimes.com MLB.com Aug 29 (3 days ago)
    DeGrom held the Red Sox without a hit through the first four innings, but his performance came undone in the sixth, giving Boston just enough to drop the Mets for a second straight game.
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  • Blake Swihart's inside-the-park homer helps Red Sox stop streak…

    Blake Swihart's inside-the-park homer helps Red Sox stop streaking Mets

    yahoo.com nytimes.com Aug 29 (3 days ago)
    Take a look around the league with Big League Stew's daily wrap up. We'll hit on all of the biggest moments from the day that you may have missed, while providing highlights, photos and interesting stats. Citi Field wasn't home, sweet home, for the New …
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  • Fan suing Red Sox after suffering injuries from foul ball

    Fan suing Red Sox after suffering injuries from foul ball

    yahoo.com Aug 28 (4 days ago)
    Fan safety has become a hot topic around baseball this season following a string of injuries stemming from foul balls and broken bats entering the stands. Expect it to become a topic with even greater urgency now that a fan is suing the Boston Red Sox o…
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  • They may not be the Mets, but Red Sox starters showing uptick

    They may not be the Mets, but Red Sox starters showing uptick

    ESPN.com Aug 28 (4 days ago)
    They may not be the Mets, but Red Sox starters showing uptick
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  • Dog days taking toll on Yankees

    Dog days taking toll on Yankees

    nydailynews.com Aug 26 (6 days ago)
    Maybe an off day followed by a road trip against the going-nowhere Braves and Red Sox will prove to be the antidote.
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  • Porcello Pitches Red Sox Past Sale, White Sox 3-0

    Porcello Pitches Red Sox Past Sale, White Sox 3-0

    nytimes.com Aug 26 (6 days ago)
    Rick Porcello pitched seven sparkling innings in his return from a triceps injury, leading the Boston Red Sox to a 3-0 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night.
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  • Video - Mets Fall To Red Sox 00:28

    Mets Fall To Red Sox

    Mar 16
    Matt Harvey allowed three hits over four scoreless innings for his second strong start following elbow surgery, but the Mets lost to the Red Sox 4-3.
  • Video - A-Rod Homers 00:39

    A-Rod Homers

    Mar 11
    Alex Rodriguez hit a home run in the Yankees' 10-6 loss to the Red Sox.
  • Video - Leaving San Francisco Was Easy Call For Sandoval 01:46

    Leaving San Francisco Was Easy Call For Sandoval

    Mar 9
    ESPN SweetSpot blogger David Schoenfield discusses Pablo Sandoval's comments about feeling disrespected by the Giants.
  • Video - Pedroia, Schilling Clear The Air 01:00

    Pedroia, Schilling Clear The Air

    Feb 25
    Dustin Pedroia and Curt Schilling look back on the time they spent together with the Red Sox.

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