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Red Sox score three in 1st, win fifth in row

Red Sox score three in 1st, win fifth in row

ESPN.com Updated Apr 17, 2013
The Red Sox, bonded by the tragedy in Boston, struck quickly against Justin Masterson and beat the Cleveland Indians 6-3 on Wednesday night for their fifth straight win.
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  • 2 Red Sox minor league pitchers suspended

    2 Red Sox minor league pitchers suspended

    ESPN.com Apr 17, 2013
    Boston Red Sox pitchers Gerson Bautista and Miguel Pena have been suspended for 50 games each following positive tests under baseball's minor league drug prevention and treatment program.
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  • Finger laceration forces Bourn to disabled list

    Finger laceration forces Bourn to disabled list

    MLB.com Apr 17, 2013
    It was only a matter of time before the Indians placed injured center fielder Michael Bourn on the disabled list. Cleveland made the move official prior to Wednesday's game against the Red Sox.
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  • Jonathan Papelbon Is Afraid Obama "Wants To Take Our Guns …

    Jonathan Papelbon Is Afraid Obama "Wants To Take Our Guns From Us"

    deadspin.com Apr 17, 2013
    The Boston Marathon bombings have had a particular resonance for Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon, who spent seven seasons with the Red Sox and says he once lived above the spot where one of the bombs detonated. Papelbon is rightly concerned about secu…
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  • Red Sox describe ‘intense’ scene on team bus after Boston Marat…

    Red Sox describe ‘intense’ scene on team bus after Boston Marathon bombing

    yahoo.com Apr 17, 2013
    Will Middlebrooks took a call from his father just as the Boston Red Sox team bus was pulling out of Fenway Park on Monday afternoon. It came about about five minutes after two bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. That was how, Bost…
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  • Boston Takes The Field, While The Yankees Break Out "Sweet…

    Boston Takes The Field, While The Yankees Break Out "Sweet Caroline"

    deadspin.com Apr 17, 2013
    Even after the most routine, stressful workday, it's nice to come home and watch a baseball game and forget about everything else for a few hours. Last night, for the first time since Monday's marathon bombings, the people of Boston had the Red Sox.Read…
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  • Fenway tradition played in honor of bombing victims

    Fenway tradition played in honor of bombing victims

    MLB.com Apr 17, 2013
    The Indians wanted to let everyone back in Boston know that the Cleveland community is keeping them in their thoughts, and shortly before the start of Tuesday's game against the Red Sox, Neil Diamond's "Sweet Caroline" played through the speak…
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  • Video - Red Sox Double-Up Indians 6-3 00:30

    Red Sox Double-Up Indians 6-3

    Apr 17
    Red Sox win fifth straight.

Sports Columnists

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    Apr 17
    Who has the most to prove in these playoffs? Israel Gutierrez examines each East series.
  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 6.0

    Apr 17
    Have to admit, I always kind of dread when the second-to-last mock of NFL draft season rolls around. Because the only mock that truly matters is the last one you do, and for me that's not forthcoming until next Thursday morning, the day of the draft. Bu…
  • Phil Jackson 'itching' to return to NBA as either coach or executive, sour…

    Apr 17
    After nearly two seasons in retirement, Phil Jackson has become increasingly interested in working in the NBA next season, according to sources familiar with his thinking.