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Grinding success: Sox sweep aside Padres

Grinding success: Sox sweep aside Padres

MLB.com ESPN.com Updated Jul 4, 2013
Behind rookie starter Allen Webster and 18 hits from the Boston lineup, the Red Sox cruised to an 8-2 win to complete a three-game sweep over the Padres and an 8-1 homestand, the club's best stretch at home since June 2010.
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  • Drew eyeing return to lineup Saturday night

    Drew eyeing return to lineup Saturday night

    MLB.com Jul 4, 2013
    Stephen Drew could return to the Red Sox's lineup as soon as Saturday. The shortstop has been battling right hamstring tightness since exiting Friday's game against the Blue Jays, but manager John Farrell said Drew is making good progress.
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  • Every Viewer Complaint About Big Papi's Post-Bombing Swear Word

    Every Viewer Complaint About Big Papi's Post-Bombing Swear Word

    deadspin.com Jul 4, 2013
    Before the Red Sox's first home game after the Boston Marathon bombings, David Ortiz grabbed a microphone to tell an emotional and excitable crowd that "this is our fucking city." This being our country, Americans immediately ran to register t…
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  • Video - Red Sox Cruise Past Padres 00:32

    Red Sox Cruise Past Padres

    Jul 4
    David Ortiz and Dustin Pedroia drove in two runs each to lead the Red Sox past the Padres 8-2.

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  • Los Angeles Lakers bracing for worst with Dwight Howard, sources say

    Jul 5
    The teams in the Dwight Howard sweepstakes spent Independence Day in fairly agonizing fashion, left with no alternative but to wait and hope that a decision from the NBA's most coveted free agent indeed comes Friday as planned.
  • Golden State Warriors trying to shed salary cap space for Dwight Howard, s…

    Jul 4
    The Golden State Warriors, increasingly convinced they have a legitimate shot at winning the Dwight Howard sweepstakes, have begun aggressively attempting to trade away players to clear the requisite salary-cap space to sign the All-Star center, accordi…
  • Sources: Evans to Pelicans in 3-team trade

    Jul 4
    The New Orleans Pelicans, Sacramento Kings and Portland Trail Blazers have agreed to terms on a three-team deal that will cement Tyreke Evans' move to the Pelicans, according to sources with knowledge of the talks.
  • Marco Belinelli agrees to deal with San Antonio Spurs, according to source…

    Jul 4
    The San Antonio Spurs have reached terms on a new deal with Italian perimeter specialist Marco Belinelli, according to sources with knowledge of the deal.