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  1. Rapid Reaction: Red Sox 10, Astros 7

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Have a night, David Ortiz. The veteran designated hitter went 3-for-5, including a pair of two-run homers and a two-run double, to help the Boston Red Sox to a 10-7 win over the Houston Astros on Saturday night at Fenway Park. His six...

    Blog | August 16, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Lackey unfazed by disappointing loss

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Red Sox pitcher John Lackey apparently holds grudges. The veteran right-hander was shaking his head after Boston's 7-4 loss to the Baltimore Orioles in the nightcap of Saturday's day-night doubleheader at Fenway Park. He felt he had thro...

    Blog | July 06, 2014
  4. Dempster back in uniform

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Former Red Sox pitcher Ryan Dempster was putting on his uniform early Monday afternoon in the clubhouse at Fenway Park as he was preparing to receive his 2013 World Series ring. At the start of spring training, the veteran right-hand...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  5. Lucchino: Ortiz extension a priority

    Joe McDonald

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Red Sox president Larry Lucchino said Friday that signing veteran designated hitter David Ortiz to a contract extension is a priority for the club this spring. Ortiz, his agent, Fern Cuza, and the Red Sox met Thursday to discu...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  6. Lackey picks up where he left off

    Joe McDonald

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Red Sox pitcher John Lackey was motivated by one image during the 2013 season. After missing the entire 2012 season due to Tommy John surgery, the veteran right-hander imagined himself standing on the pitcher's mound with the ball...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  7. Lackey caps comeback season in style

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Red Sox pitcher John Lackey gave something to the fans -- a tip of his cap. And the 38,447 in attendance at Fenway Park loved it. Most important, the veteran right-hander delivered a World Series title. He worked 6 2/3 innings and gav...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  8. Ortiz' hot streak doesn't surprise everyone

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Following the Red Sox's 3-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 5 of the World Series Monday night at Busch Stadium, Boston's David Ortiz was asked if he's ever been this locked in at the plate. The veteran DH is 11-for-15 ...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  9. Ortiz: World Series 'never gets old'

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- When he's standing on baseball's biggest stage, Red Sox veteran David Ortiz understands he's going to be pulled in a million different directions. At the time of the year when he should be solely concentrating on beating the St. Louis C...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  10. Ortiz celebrates 2,000th hit with a bang

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- In the midst of an explosive offensive night for the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night at Fenway Park, veteran designated hitter David Ortiz reached a milestone. Ortiz collected his 2,000th career hit with an RBI double to center fi...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  11. Sox aquire INF McDonald from Phillies

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- The Red Sox have acquired veteran infielder John McDonald and cash considerations from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for minor league pitcher Nefi Ogando. McDonald, 38, will join the Red Sox on Sunday, when rosters expand from 25...

    Blog | August 31, 2013
  12. Rapid Reaction: Red Sox 5, D-backs 2

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Take a deep breath, Boston Red Sox fans. Jake Peavy's pitching debut was a good one. Four days after the Red Sox acquired the veteran right-handed pitcher as part of a three-team, seven-player trade, Peavy proved his worth and notched h...

    Blog | August 03, 2013
  13. Jake Peavy comes 'as advertised' in Boston Red Sox debut

    Joe McDonald

    Jake Peavy came "as advertised" in his Red Sox debut Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2013
  14. Jake Peavy to make debut for Boston Red Sox on Saturday

    Joe McDonald

    Jake Peavy will make his Boston debut Saturday against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Fenway Park, Red Sox manager John Farrell announced on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2013
  15. Workman wins, but ticketed for pen

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Even though Boston Red Sox rookie pitcher Brandon Workman presumably will head back to the bullpen now that the club has added veteran starter Jake Peavy, he continues to impress. The 24-year-old right-hander earned his first big l...

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  16. Iglesias handles demotion like a pro

    Joe McDonald

    PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- When the Boston Red Sox signed veteran shortstop Stephen Drew during the offseason, prospect Jose Iglesias knew he would be playing at Triple-A Pawtucket during the 2013 season. It really didn't matter how well he played during ...

    Blog | April 11, 2013