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Lester sharp as Sox sweep Tribe, win sixth straight

Lester sharp as Sox sweep Tribe, win sixth straight

MLB.com Updated Apr 18, 2013
Fifteen games into the season, the Red Sox are looking like a well-oiled engine that is getting it done in all facets of the game. All of it was on display in Thursday night's 6-3 win over the Indians that completed a three-game sweep and pushed the tea…
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  • Red Sox's Ortiz expects to be activated Friday

    Red Sox's Ortiz expects to be activated Friday

    ESPN.com CNNSI.com MLB.com Apr 18, 2013
    Red Sox DH David Ortiz, who hit a bases-empty home run for Triple-A Pawtucket on Thursday afternoon, is headed for Boston and is expected to be activated for Friday night's game against the Kansas City Royals.
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  • Former Red Sox slugger Mo Vaughn buys newspaper ad to salute ‘h…

    Former Red Sox slugger Mo Vaughn buys newspaper ad to salute ‘heroes’ of Boston

    yahoo.com Apr 18, 2013
    Mo Vaughn, who had the best years of his baseball career in a Boston Red Sox uniform, placed a half-page ad in Thursday's Boston Globe in response to Monday's tragic bombings. Vaughn, who won the 1995 AL MVP with the Red Sox, calls Boston "the grea…
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  • Rebirth of rotation revives Red Sox's mystique

    Rebirth of rotation revives Red Sox's mystique

    MLB.com Apr 18, 2013
    It was easy to make beer and fried chicken jokes at the end of 2011 and easier still to snicker at the dysfunction of the Bobby Valentine dynamic. But the Red Sox lost their way when their starting pitching fell apart. The re-emergence of Jon Lester and…
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  • Young Indians fan presented Dustin Pedroia with supportive sign…

    Young Indians fan presented Dustin Pedroia with supportive sign spotted in Red Sox dugout

    yahoo.com Apr 18, 2013
    Young Dylan Fantone came to Progressive Field on Tuesday night all decked out in his Nick Swisher jersey and a Cleveland Indians cap. He also came with a message of support for the city Boston and one special declaration. For that one night, the loyal f…
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  • 'Pen writes perfect ending for red-hot Sox

    'Pen writes perfect ending for red-hot Sox

    MLB.com Apr 18, 2013
    Usually, Koji Uehara comes out of Boston's bullpen first, only to be followed later in the game by Junichi Tazawa. Perhaps the order doesn't matter as much as their consistent dominance. Together, they were vital in leading the sizzling Red Sox to a 6-3…
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  • Video - Lester, Red Sox Win Sixth Straight 00:31

    Lester, Red Sox Win Sixth Straight

    Apr 18
    Jon Lester tosses seven strong innings to lead the Red Sox to a 6-3 win over the Indians, improving to 3-0 on the season.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Must-See TV: 17 games that highlight 2013 schedule

    Apr 18
    There will always be differing opinions on what makes for must-see TV, but now that the 2013 NFL schedule is ours for the anticipating, here are the 17 games in the league's 17-week regular season that I can't wait to see.
  • NFL - These matchups highlight 2013 schedule

    Apr 18
    Both new and old rivalries dot an exciting 2013 NFL schedule, writes John Clayton.
  • Lawrence Frank fired by Detroit Pistons, sources

    Apr 18
    The Detroit Pistons, as widely expected, have fired coach Lawrence Frank, according to sources close to the situation.
  • Pistons oust coach Frank after two seasons

    Apr 18
    The Detroit Pistons, as widely expected, have fired coach Lawrence Frank, according to sources close to the situation.