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  1. Ned Yost’s bullpen management strikes again

    Sep 14, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

    Ned Yost

    Royals manager Ned Yost wanted a strikeout, so he brought in Aaron Crow, who has the bullpen’s lowest strikeout rate.

  2. John Jaso will be limited to pinch-hitting after returning from concussion

    Sep 8, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

    John Jaso AP

    He’s hoping to come off the concussion disabled list later this week.

  3. Mike Napoli out Sunday due to stomach bug

    Sep 7, 2014, 10:37 AM EDT

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    Mike Napoli made an early exit from Saturday’s 4-3 win over the Blue Jays after falling ill and is not in the Red Sox starting lineup for Sunday’s series finale. Allen Craig will start at first base and Yoenis Cespedes will DH.

  4. Note to base runners: Do not run on Jorge Soler’s arm

    Sep 6, 2014, 2:40 PM EDT

    Jorge Soler

    Jorge Soler made an incredible throw to second base to retire the speedy Jose Tabata in Friday’s suspended game against the Cubs.

  5. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 3, 2014, 6:54 AM EDT

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    Does anyone want to win the second wild card in the National League?

  6. Settling the Score: Saturday’s results

    Aug 24, 2014, 8:56 AM EDT

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    The A’s and Angels are tied again at the very top of the American League West standings. Jon Lester struck out seven and allowed just one run on five hits and a walk, and Coco Crisp scored the go-ahead run on an eighth-inning wild pitch as Oakland topped the visiting Halos 2-1 on Saturday.

  7. Felix Hernandez reaches 200 strikeouts for a sixth consecutive season

    Aug 22, 2014, 10:10 PM EDT

    Felix Hernandez

    Felix Hernandez has struck out 200-plus batters in each of the last six seasons, something no other starting pitcher will have done when the season is over.

  8. Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo to sign with the Red Sox for $72 million

    Aug 22, 2014, 11:01 AM EDT

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    The Red Sox paid a lot of money to get this guy. Expect him in the Sox’ outfield early next season.

  9. Yoenis Cespedes to the Oakland A’s: “I hope you win it all”

    Aug 19, 2014, 2:20 PM EDT

    Yoenis Cespedes

    Cespedes said he almost cried when he found out he was traded. But he wishes everyone the best.

  10. Yoenis Cespedes leaves game with a bruised hand

    Aug 13, 2014, 3:32 PM EDT

    Yoenis Cespedes

    I have a diabolical theory about how it happened.

  11. Brush back Yoenis Cespedes and pay the price

    Aug 13, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

    Yoenis Cespedes

    Jonathan Broxton learned an important lesson about Yoenis Cespedes.

  12. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and hghlghts

    Aug 13, 2014, 7:16 AM EDT

    Mariners

    In the future, every pitcher will toss seven shutout innings for fifteen minutes — Andy Warhol.

  13. Video: Yoenis Cespedes hits his first Red Sox home run

    Aug 10, 2014, 11:55 PM EDT

    Yoenis Cespedes

    Yoenis Cespedes went yard in a big spot to notch his first home run as a member of the Red Sox.

  14. Shane Victorino needs season-ending back surgery

    Aug 5, 2014, 12:48 PM EDT

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    Victorino is under contract for $13 million next season.

  15. Shane Victorino to get a second opinion on his back; surgery a possibility

    Aug 2, 2014, 2:15 PM EDT

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    MRI results on Shane Victorino’s back were worse than expected, so he’s going to visit a doctor in Los Angeles for a second opinion. There’s a chance he will need surgery to alleviate the issue.

  16. Winners and losers at the trade deadline

    Jul 31, 2014, 10:12 PM EDT

    A.J. Burnett, Ruben Amaro Jr., Ryne Sandberg

    Keeping score in the aftermath of Thursday’s deadline deals.

  17. Athletics will go ahead with Yoenis Cespedes t-shirt night even after trade to Red Sox

    Jul 31, 2014, 7:45 PM EDT

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    Yoenis Cespedes t-shirt night is a little awkward now that he’s with the Red Sox, but the Athletics are going ahead with the giveaway anyway.

  18. 2014 Trade Deadline Tracker

    Jul 31, 2014, 4:15 PM EDT

    David Price

    Recapping all of Thursday’s dealings in one spot.

  19. Red Sox trade John Lackey to Cardinals for Allen Craig and Joe Kelly

    Jul 31, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

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    Not satisfied with adding Justin Masterson to the rotation yesterday, the Cardinals have added another veteran starter by acquiring John Lackey from the Red Sox. And, much like Boston’s deal to get Yoenis Cespedes from Oakland for Jon Lester, the Red Sox have prioritized the present by getting veterans Allen Craig and Joe Kelly in exchange.

  20. The Lester trade is a win-win

    Jul 31, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT

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    The Sox did not get hosed here. Don’t believe that for a second.

  21. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 28, 2014, 6:32 AM EDT

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    The Dodgers sweep their rivals in San Francisco, the Rays complain about Big Papi and I complain about Southwest Airlines messing with my kids’ vacation.

  22. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 24, 2014, 7:01 AM EDT

    Alex Cobb

    The Rays stay hot, the Yankees get an assist from Mother Nature and Mike Moustakas showed us how to jar a bar loose from the catcher’s mitt without breaking the home plate collision rules.

  23. Baseball is dying, you guys

    Jul 16, 2014, 11:33 AM EDT

    Tombstone

    This is so sad. It looked so healthy, too.

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