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  1. Reliever Hembree gets turn with Sox

    Joe McDonald

    PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- The Red Sox have recalled pitcher Heath Hembree from Triple-A Pawtucket and the right-handed reliever will join the team in St. Louis for Tuesday's game. The Red Sox acquired Hembree, 25, along with left-hander Edwin Escob...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  2. Buchholz needs to figure things out

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Clay Buchholz will say he wasn't feeling the pressure of suddenly becoming the so-called ace of the Boston Red Sox pitching staff after fellow pitchers Jon Lester and John Lackey were traded last week. Buchholz, 29, is now the senio...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  3. 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
  4. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 6, Red Sox 4

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- While former Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester made a victorious debut with the Oakland A's, Red Sox newcomer Yoenis Cespedes wasn't so lucky. He played his first game since the two swapped teams at the trade deadline on Thursday, but the Sox lost...

    Blog | August 02, 2014
  5. Sox place Ross on DL, call up Butler

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Red Sox catcher David Ross was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a serious bout of plantar fasciitis in his right heel, and the team has recalled catcher Dan Butler from Triple-A Pawtucket. Ross has been dealing with the injury f...

    Blog | August 02, 2014
  6. For Ranaudo, debut was a keeper

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- After earning his first win in his major league debut, Red Sox rookie pitcher Anthony Ranaudo returned to the clubhouse to find a baseball in his locker. It was a game ball. It was the ball he recorded his first big league strikeout wit...

    Blog | August 02, 2014
  7. Rapid Reaction: Red Sox 4, Yankees 3

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- The new-look Boston Red Sox began their fresh start with a 4-3 victory over the New York Yankees on Friday night at Fenway Park. With the core of Boston's pitching staff gone after Thursday's trade deadline, getting the nod on the hill ...

    Blog | August 01, 2014
  8. Middlebrooks eager to be back at third

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- With Stephen Drew traded to the New York Yankees, Xander Bogaerts will move back to shortstop and Will Middlebrooks, who will be activated from the disabled list, will start at third base. "I'm happy to be back, but I'm still in shoc...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  9. 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
  10. Doubront digs himself a deeper hole

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- If Felix Doubront wants to return to the Boston Red Sox's starting rotation, he did not do himself any favors against the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night at Fenway Park. Even though starter Clay Buchholz suffered the loss after ...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  11. Ortiz talks evolution of Sox-Yanks rivalry

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- The rivalry between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees is considered one of the greatest in all of sports. It's built on incredible moments, amazing comebacks, plenty of bench-clearing brawls, and memorable triumphs and heartbre...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  12. 2004 Boston Red Sox-New York Yankees brawl to remember, starring ...

    Joe McDonald

    Jason Varitek's mitt to A-Rod's face ignited Boston's 2004 title run.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2014
  13. Lucchino: Sox, Yanks 'different animals'

    Joe McDonald

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- It wouldn't be spring training without Boston Red Sox president Larry Lucchino taking a shot at the New York Yankees. On Friday, he didn't drop an "Evil Empire," but did discuss what he sees are increasingly divergent paths be...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  14. Lester hits his stride down the stretch

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Many things have changed for Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester since he made his major league debut with Boston in 2006. Off the mound, he has won his battle with cancer. He has become a husband and a father. But one thing has remained constant...

    Blog | September 14, 2013
  15. Rapid Reaction: Red Sox 5, Yankees 1

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- The best record in baseball continues to get better. The Boston Red Sox defeated the New York Yankees 5-1 on Saturday afternoon at Fenway Park to improve to 91-59. With the win, Boston has won 32 series this season and leads the majors i...

    Blog | September 14, 2013
  16. Farrell: Buchholz on pitch count Sunday

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Fresh off a thrilling 8-4 win thanks in part to a grand slam by Jarrod Saltalamacchia, it's a quick turnaround for the Boston Red Sox as they host the New York Yankees in a matinee game today at Fenway Park. It's an absolutely beautiful ...

    Blog | September 14, 2013