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Slump buster: Jones belts two homers in rout

Slump buster: Jones belts two homers in rout

MLB.com Updated Sep 20 (yesterday)
By his lofty standards, Adam Jones has been in a slump. In the third inning against the Red Sox on Saturday, he ended that skid as his two-run homer tied the game. Two innings later, Jones turned a narrow lead into a four-run cushion -- and eventually a…
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  • Kelly Sharp on Mound as Red Sox Beat Orioles 3-2

    Kelly Sharp on Mound as Red Sox Beat Orioles 3-2

    nytimes.com 13 hours ago
    Joe Kelly pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the Boston Red Sox got home runs from Mookie Betts and David Ross in a 3-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday.
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  • Pearce scratched from lineup with right wrist soreness

    Pearce scratched from lineup with right wrist soreness

    MLB.com Sep 20 (yesterday)
    In a precautionary move, the Orioles removed Steve Pearce from the starting lineup with right wrist soreness more than an hour before Saturday's game against the Red Sox.
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  • Papi passes Williams for most 30/100 seasons with Red Sox

    Papi passes Williams for most 30/100 seasons with Red Sox

    MLB.com Sep 20 (2 days ago)
    When David Ortiz's 33rd home run of the season soared over the right-field wall at Camden Yards on Friday night, it gave him RBI No. 100, meaning the slugger had achieved yet another milestone.
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  • Pipeline Inbox: Who is the best Red Sox pitching prospect?

    Pipeline Inbox: Who is the best Red Sox pitching prospect?

    MLB.com Sep 19 (3 days ago)
    Jonathan Mayo answers fans questions about the Red Sox's Minor League rotation, the Arizona Fall League and more in this week's Pipeline Inbox.
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  • Infield single hits Jemile Weeks in back and ruins Red Sox rall…

    Infield single hits Jemile Weeks in back and ruins Red Sox rally

    yahoo.com Sep 19 (3 days ago)
    The Boston Red Sox put runners at the corners with nobody out in the ninth inning Thursday night, and with Will Middlebrooks batting, they appeared to be in great shape to tie the score or even go ahead of the Pittsburgh Pirates. A rare moment of succes…
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  • Pirates edge Red Sox on lucky break in 9th

    Pirates edge Red Sox on lucky break in 9th

    ESPN.com nytimes.com Sep 19 (3 days ago)
    he Pirates got a lucky break when Boston pinch-runner Jemile Weeks was hit by a batted ball in the ninth inning, beating the Red Sox 3-2 on Thursday night to keep pace in the NL pennant race.
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  • Fortuitous play helps Bucs' postseason push

    Fortuitous play helps Bucs' postseason push

    MLB.com Sep 18 (3 days ago)
    Mark Melancon ran into trouble in the ninth, allowing runners on first and third with no outs. However, Jemile Weeks was hit by a batted ball while standing off third, thwarting the Red Sox rally. The Pirates closed out the 3-2 win on Thursday to close …
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  • Castillo makes Red Sox debut, goes 1-for-4

    Castillo makes Red Sox debut, goes 1-for-4

    ESPN.com nytimes.com MLB.com Sep 18 (4 days ago)
    Rusney Castillo, the 27-year-old center fielder from Ciego de Avila, Cuba, who last month signed a seven-year, $72.5 million contract with the Boston Red Sox, went 1-for-4 in his major league debut Wednesday night, a 9-1 loss to the Pirates at PNC Park.
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  • Pirates Overwhelm Buchholz, Red Sox in 9-1 Win

    Pirates Overwhelm Buchholz, Red Sox in 9-1 Win

    nytimes.com Sep 17 (4 days ago)
    There used to be a time — any year really between 1993-2012 — when reaching 81 wins would be cause for celebration for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
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  • Adam Jones Pies Fans While Celebrating AL East Title

    Adam Jones Pies Fans While Celebrating AL East Title

    deadspin.com Sep 17 (5 days ago)
    The Baltimore Orioles clinched the AL East last night, which is great news, because the Orioles are not the Red Sox or the Yankees. It is also great news because it gave Orioles all-star outfielder Adam Jones a chance to celebrate his team's division ti…
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  • How the Orioles won the AL East

    How the Orioles won the AL East

    yahoo.com Sep 16 (5 days ago)
    The Baltimore Orioles were built to contend in 2014. It just seemed like they were built to contend in the wrong division at the wrong time. The Boston Red Sox were coming off a World Series championship and looked just as good on paper. The New York Ya…
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  • Morton Pitches Surging Pirates Over Red Sox 4-0

    Morton Pitches Surging Pirates Over Red Sox 4-0

    nytimes.com MLB.com Sep 16 (5 days ago)
    Charlie Morton came off the disabled list to gain his first victory since July 2, and the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Boston Red Sox 4-0 Tuesday night for their ninth win in 11 games.
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  • Baltimore's unlikely resurgence culminates with a division crow…

    Baltimore's unlikely resurgence culminates with a division crown

    yahoo.com Sep 16 (5 days ago)
    The last time neither the Red Sox nor Yankees qualified for the American League playoffs, a gallon of gas cost barely a dollar, Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You" was Billboard's No. 1 song and "Jurassic Park" was America's h…
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  • Daniel Nava's slam damages Royals

    Daniel Nava's slam damages Royals

    yahoo.com Sep 15
    Daniel Nava of the Boston Red Sox handed the Kansas City Royals a major setback to their playoff aspirations Sunday. But did the Royals, who haven't reached the postseason since winning the World Series 29 years ago, have to be so darned helpful to him?…
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  • Roundup: Nationals Eliminate Mets From Division Race; Dodgers’ …

    Roundup: Nationals Eliminate Mets From Division Race; Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw Earns 19th Win

    nytimes.com Sep 15
    Wilson Ramos hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Nationals won a ninth straight game started by Jordan Zimmermann.
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  • O's walk off vs. Yanks to trim magic number to three

    O's walk off vs. Yanks to trim magic number to three

    MLB.com Sep 14
    Kelly Johnson, who also has played this season with the Yankees and Red Sox, drove a walk-off hit into the gap in right-center in the bottom of the ninth, sending Steve Pearce home for a 3-2 win over the Yanks on Sunday night, cutting the O's magic numb…
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  • Red Sox rally for win despite Ortiz absence

    Red Sox rally for win despite Ortiz absence

    ESPN.com Sep 14
    Boston slugger David Ortiz left the ballpark early due to what Red Sox manager John Farrell called a family emergency.
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  • Bullpen hiccup costs Royals ground in Central race

    Bullpen hiccup costs Royals ground in Central race

    MLB.com Sep 14
    Relieving Jason Vargas in a tight spot, Aaron Crow gave up a go-ahead grand slam as the Royals fell to the Red Sox, 8-4, on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium.
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  • The Grand Slam: Tigers maintain division lead on Alex Avila's l…

    The Grand Slam: Tigers maintain division lead on Alex Avila's late homer

    Only moments before Alex Avila stepped up to the plate representing the go-ahead run in Detroit, the Kansas City Royals wrapped up a 7-1 win over the Red Sox, temporarily moving into a first place tie with Detroit. That meant a Tigers loss would result …
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  • Video - Red Sox Hold Off Orioles 00:35

    Red Sox Hold Off Orioles

    Sep 21
    Mookie Betts and David Ross hit home runs for the Red Sox as they defeated the Orioles 3-2.
  • Video - Jones Homers Twice In O's Win 00:48

    Jones Homers Twice In O's Win

    Sep 20
    Adam Jones hit a pair of two-run home runs in the Orioles' 7-2 win over the Red Sox.
  • Video - Ortiz Powers Red Sox Past O's 00:54

    Ortiz Powers Red Sox Past O's

    Sep 19
    David Ortiz homered twice and drove in three runs in Boston's 5-3 win in Baltimore, reaching 30 home runs and 100 RBIs for an eighth season - the most in Red Sox history.
  • Video - Pirates Sweep Red Sox 01:01

    Pirates Sweep Red Sox

    Sep 18
    Gerrit Cole struck out seven batters over seven innings as the Pirates defeated the Red Sox 3-2.

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