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Yaz: Triple Crown is coming

Yaz: Triple Crown is coming

CNNSI.com Updated Sep 26, 2012
BOSTON (AP) -- Former Red Sox outfielder Carl Yastrzemski thinks that being in a pennant race will help Detroit's Miguel Cabrera in his attempt to win the Triple Crown.
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  • BoSox honor All Fenway squad to cap 100th year

    BoSox honor All Fenway squad to cap 100th year

    CNNSI.com Sep 26, 2012
    BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Red Sox are honoring some of their great players on the field as members of the "All Fenway Park Team."
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  • Escobar set for first home game since suspension

    Escobar set for first home game since suspension

    MLB.com Sep 26, 2012
    Yunel Escobar is set to make his return to Toronto on Thursday for the first time since receiving a three-game suspension for writing a homophobic slur on his eye-black patches during a game against the Red Sox.
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  • Papi hopes to stay in Boston for 2013, beyond

    Papi hopes to stay in Boston for 2013, beyond

    MLB.com Sep 26, 2012
    At least from a team standpoint, David Ortiz's 10th season in Boston has been by far his most disappointing. But that hasn't diminished Ortiz's desire to remain with the Red Sox.
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  • Valentine thinks he will be back with Red Sox

    Valentine thinks he will be back with Red Sox

    ESPN.com yahoo.com Sep 26, 2012
    Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine said Wednesday that he hasn't been told about his status for next season, so he thinks he'll be back.
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  • Showalter not ready to name rotation for Sox series

    Showalter not ready to name rotation for Sox series

    MLB.com Sep 26, 2012
    Manager Buck Showalter on Wednesday declined to name his three starting pitchers for this weekend's series against the Red Sox.
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  • William Shatner treks to Fenway for Red Sox-Rays (Video)

    William Shatner treks to Fenway for Red Sox-Rays (Video)

    yahoo.com Sep 26, 2012
    Well, beam me up, Scotty! It's William Shatner of "Star Trek" fame, enjoying a Boston Red Sox-Tampa Bay Rays game at Fenway Park on Tuesday night. The first man in space Captain of the Starship Enterprise. Wow. Not that J. Tiberius Kirk isn't …
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  • Zack Greinke leads charge as Angels strike out record-tying 20 …

    Zack Greinke leads charge as Angels strike out record-tying 20 hitters

    yahoo.com Sep 26, 2012
    On three different occasions we've seen individual pitchers strike out 20 batters in a nine-inning game. Roger Clemens accomplished it twice during his days with the Boston Red Sox - the first time coming on April 29, 1986 against the Seattle Mariners a
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  • Rays Fans Have Found A Unique, Horrifying Solution To The Atten…

    Rays Fans Have Found A Unique, Horrifying Solution To The Attendance Problem

    deadspin.com Sep 26, 2012
    The Rays extended their winning streak to six in beating the Red Sox last night at Fenway, on a night that attempted to take Bostonians' minds off this year's misery and focus it instead on the glory of 2004. It brought out the rich and famous, as well …
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  • Varitek 'close' to taking new job with Red Sox

    Varitek 'close' to taking new job with Red Sox

    ESPN.com Sep 26, 2012
    Former Red Sox captain Jason Varitek, at Fenway Park for ceremonies honoring the 2004 World Series champions, said Tuesday he is "close" to taking a new job with the team
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  • Video - Bobby V. Back? 03:46

    Bobby V. Back?

    Sep 26
    Gordon Edes with the latest on Bobby Valentine and his comments about returning next season.
  • Video - Back-To-Back Homers Spark Rays 00:32

    Back-To-Back Homers Spark Rays

    Sep 26
    Carlos Pena and Ben Francisco hit back-to-back homers to lift the Rays to a 4-2 win over the Red Sox.

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