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  1. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 8, Red Sox 7

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Since the Red Sox traded starting pitchers Jon Lester, John Lackey and Jake Peavy this week, Clay Buchholz has become the veteran member of Boston's rotation. In the past few days, Red Sox manager John Farrell has answered questions ...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  2. Pedroia: 'It's a pretty tough business'

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- When it appeared inevitable that the Red Sox would trade Jon Lester, teammate Dustin Pedroia said he hoped when he walked into the clubhouse on Friday, the club's left-handed ace would be sitting at his locker. He won't be. ...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  3. Right or wrong, A-Rod's an AL East factor

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Like or it not, Alex Rodriguez is having an impact on the AL East race. Against the Boston Red Sox on Friday night, Rodriguez went 2-for-4 with a walk, run scored, stolen base and made numerous plays at third base as the New York Yankees...

    Blog | August 17, 2013
  4. Sox should sign Cody Ross ... right?

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Even though free-agent outfielder Cody Ross is reportedly seeking a three-year contract, if the Boston Red Sox were to offer him slightly less -- say, in the range of two years and $16 million -- it could be a deal that works best for both...

    Blog | November 16, 2012
  5. Boston Red Sox will discuss long-term extension with Dustin Pedro...

    Joe McDonald

    According to several league sources, the Red Sox have already decided it would be in their best interest to begin discussions this winter about a possible long-term contract extension with veteran second baseman Dustin Pedroia.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2012
  6. O's beat Lester for 1st time, 1 back in East

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox began their final homestand of the 2012 season with 4-2 loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night at Fenway Park. Since both the Orioles and New York Yankees won, Baltimore remains one game back in the AL East. ...

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  7. Ciriaco finds way to make things happen

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- When Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia credits a teammate, or any baseball player, for playing the game the right way, that player must be something special. Enter Pedro Ciriaco. The Red Sox utilityman has bee...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  8. Rapid Reaction: Red Sox 4, Yankees 3

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- And the role of spoiler officially begins. The Boston Red Sox defeated the New York Yankees, 4-3, to snap a four-game losing skid Tuesday night at Fenway Park. Since the Baltimore Orioles defeated the Tampa Bay Rays, 9-2, the Yankees...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  9. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 5, Red Sox 3

    Joe McDonald

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Other than a wild pitch in the bottom of the seventh inning that allowed the go-ahead run to score, Red Sox starter Josh Beckett pitched pretty well. Even so, the Sox came away with a 5-3 loss in the series finale Wednesday night ...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  10. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 6, Red Sox 1

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Bombs away. The New York Yankees hit four home runs en route to a 6-1 win over the Boston Red Sox in the matinee game of a doubleheader Saturday at Fenway Park. The Red Sox's losing skid extends to five games, with the nightcap of this ...

    Blog | July 07, 2012
  11. Rapid Reaction: Red Sox 12, Indians 1

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON - Make that three wins in a row for the Boston Red Sox. The cellar dwellers of the A.L. East bombarded the Cleveland Indians 12-1 in a Mother's Day matinee on Sunday at Fenway Park. The Red Sox banged out 12 hits, with catche...

    Blog | May 13, 2012
  12. Rapid reaction: Rays 16, Red Sox 5

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- You can clearly point the finger in this one. Red Sox pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka was simply awful, and the Tampa Bay Rays completely took advantage of the right-hander, pounding Boston into oblivion en route to a 16-5 victory Monday...

    Blog | April 11, 2011
  13. Pregame notes: Cameron in for Ellsbury

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- It's the rubber game between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees tonight at Fenway Park. It's been a busy day here with the Red Sox and pitcher Clay Buchholz agreeing to a four-year extension worth $30.5 million, plus two o...

    Blog | April 10, 2011
  14. Rapid reaction: Yankees 9, Red Sox 4

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- The long ball killed the Boston Red Sox on Saturday afternoon at Fenway Park. The New York Yankees' potent offense pounded Boston pitchers with four home runs that equaled seven runs en route to a 9-4 victory. This three-game set is eve...

    Blog | April 09, 2011
  15. Soriano puts Yanks above Sox? Think again

    Joe McDonald

    If the New York Yankees are suddenly the favorite to win the A.L. East just because they signed relief pitcher Rafael Soriano, as ESPN New York columnist Wallace Matthews wrote, then it also must be obvious that the New York Jets are going seriously ...

    Blog | January 14, 2011
  16. Boston Red Sox infielder Mike Lowell looks back on career as he n...

    Joe McDonald

    Mike Lowell has been a class act since the start of his MLB career.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2010