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Report: Red Sox to sign Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo for $7…

Report: Red Sox to sign Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo for $72 million

yahoo.com deadspin.com MLB.com ESPN.com Updated 7 hours ago
The Boston Red Sox already added one Cuban outfielder in their quick tear-down-and-rebuild, acquiring Yoenis Cespedes in a deal for Jon Lester. Now the Red Sox are close to adding another sought-after Cuban: outfielder Rusney Castillo, an MLB-ready 27-y…
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  • Cespedes back for Red Sox after early exit

    Cespedes back for Red Sox after early exit

    ESPN.com 3 hours ago
    Red Sox left fielder Yoenis Cespedes was back in the starting lineup Friday night, a day after leaving the ballpark after the third inning.
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  • Shoemaker flirts with no-no in win over Red Sox

    Shoemaker flirts with no-no in win over Red Sox

    MLB.com 19 hours ago
    Matt Shoemaker no-hit the Red Sox through 6 2/3 innings and wound up twirling 7 2/3 one-hit frames, leading the Angels to a 2-0 victory and their first four-game sweep at Fenway Park since 1962.
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  • Angels complete 4-game sweep at Fenway

    Angels complete 4-game sweep at Fenway

    ESPN.com nytimes.com 20 hours ago
    Rookie Matt Shoemaker didn't allow a hit through 6 2/3 innings, and the Los Angeles Angels held on for a 2-0 win over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday, completing a four-game sweep at Fenway Park.
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  • Craig returns to lineup for Red Sox

    Craig returns to lineup for Red Sox

    MLB.com Aug 21 (yesterday)
    Allen Craig will make his return to the Red Sox lineup as the club's designated hitter Thursday night against the Angels, batting fifth.
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  • Hamilton has 3 RBIs as Angels drub Red Sox

    Hamilton has 3 RBIs as Angels drub Red Sox

    ESPN.com nytimes.com Aug 21 (yesterday)
    Josh Hamilton broke out of a slump with two hits and three RBIs, Howie Kendrick drove in two runs, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Boston Red Sox 8-3 to increase their AL West lead Wednesday night.
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  • Angels' Richards suffers 'significant' injury

    Angels' Richards suffers 'significant' injury

    ESPN.com yahoo.com Aug 20 (yesterday)
    Angels pitcher Garrett Richards is scheduled to fly back to Los Angeles on Thursday to be examined by team doctors for what manager Mike Scioscia called a "significant injury" to his left patellar tendon.
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  • Kole Calhoun reaches into Fenway bullpen to rob three-run homer…

    Kole Calhoun reaches into Fenway bullpen to rob three-run homer from Red Sox

    yahoo.com Aug 20 (2 days ago)
    Kole Calhoun went to the bullpen to give the Los Angeles Angels some much-needed relief Tuesday night — though he is neither pitcher nor manager. Playing right field at Fenway Park in the second inning, Calhoun drifted back, jumped high, reached into th…
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  • Athletics Hit Bump After Trade for Jon Lester

    Athletics Hit Bump After Trade for Jon Lester

    nytimes.com Aug 20 (2 days ago)
    The Athletics, who have played below .500 since the deal, had the playoffs in mind when they sent Yoenis Cespedes to Boston for the ace pitcher.
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  • Schilling: Tobacco led to my mouth cancer

    Schilling: Tobacco led to my mouth cancer

    ESPN.com Aug 20 (2 days ago)
    Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling revealed Wednesday for the first time the type of cancer he was battling -- squamous cell carcinoma, or mouth cancer -- and detailed the painful treatment and recovery process that caused him to lose 75 pound…
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  • Lannetta's Double in 9th Lifts Angels Over Bosox

    Lannetta's Double in 9th Lifts Angels Over Bosox

    nytimes.com MLB.com Aug 19 (3 days ago)
    Chris Iannetta hit his second double of the game, a tiebreaking drive in the ninth inning off Red Sox closer Koji Uehara that sent the Los Angeles Angels over Boston 4-3 on Tuesday night.
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  • Middlebrooks leaves with tight right hamstring

    Middlebrooks leaves with tight right hamstring

    MLB.com Aug 19 (3 days ago)
    Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks left Tuesday night's game against the Angels in the fourth inning with what the club called right hamstring tightness.
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  • Pujols rewarded as Angels win challenge

    Pujols rewarded as Angels win challenge

    MLB.com Aug 19 (3 days ago)
    Angels first baseman Albert Pujols insisted that umpires turn to replay on a bang-bang play and wound up being right, getting an RBI single and taking away what would've been a phenomenal play by Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks in Tuesday night'…
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  • Yoenis Cespedes pulling for Oakland A's to 'win the World Serie…

    Yoenis Cespedes pulling for Oakland A's to 'win the World Series'

    yahoo.com Aug 19 (3 days ago)
    Surprise and sadness lasted only a while, and no hard feelings linger for slugger Yoenis Cespedes now that nearly three weeks have passed since he was traded to the Boston Red Sox. He won't be part of a World Series winner this season in Boston, which i…
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  • Videos shed light on intersection of baseball, military

    Videos shed light on intersection of baseball, military

    MLB.com Aug 19 (3 days ago)
    Maybe you've never seen Ted Williams in Marine aviator combat gear instead of a Red Sox uniform, studied up on Jackie Robinson's Army courtmartial or viewed artifacts like a ticket from the 1943 War Bond Game. These are just some of the topics explored …
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  • The Grand Slam: Angels win, claim sole possession of first plac…

    The Grand Slam: Angels win, claim sole possession of first place in AL West

    yahoo.com Aug 19 (4 days ago)
    For the first time since April 23, the Oakland Athletics are not in first place in the AL West. The Los Angeles Angels, with a 4-2 win Monday night over the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park, took over sole possession of first in the division. It's only a h…
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  • Video - Red Sox Invest In Cuban Outfielder Rusney Castillo 02:04

    Red Sox Invest In Cuban Outfielder Rusney Castillo

    Aug 22
    Jerry Crasnick discusses the Red Sox's seven-year deal with Rusney Castillo.
  • Video - Angels Sweep Red Sox 01:02

    Angels Sweep Red Sox

    Aug 21
    Matt Shoemaker and the Angels held the Red Sox to one hit in Los Angeles' 2-0 win over Boston.
  • Video - Angels Ace Carted Off Field 00:54

    Angels Ace Carted Off Field

    Aug 20
    Garrett Richards suffered a knee injury in the Angels' 8-3 win over the Red Sox.
  • Video - Mint Condition: Hitting The Jackpot 05:10

    Mint Condition: Hitting The Jackpot

    Aug 20
    Professional appraiser Leila Dunbar breaks down why she valued a collection of early Boston baseball memorabilia at $1 million.

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