1. TOR 4, BOS 1: Halladay goes the distance

    Roy Halladay was simply Roy Halladay pitching a complete game - 8th of the season -  against the Boston Red Sox in a 4-1 victory...

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  2. 8/16: Debut, Take Two

    Prev. Gm: Toronto Blue Jays (62-60) @ Boston Red Sox (70-51) Roy Halladay (13-9, 2.72) @ Paul Byrd (7-10, 4...

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  3. 8/15: Byrd in the Rayn

    Prev. Gm: Toronto Blue Jays (62-60) @ Boston Red Sox (70-51) Roy Halladay (13-9, 2.72) @ Paul Byrd (7-10, 4...

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  4. Paps doesn’t miss Manny

    Jonathan Papelbon on Mohegan Sun Sports Tonight: On whether the attitude in the clubhouse has changed since the trade: “No question...

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  5. SOX ON DECK: Phil Hughes shuts down PawSox

    As far as Scranton/Wilkes-Barre acting manager Butch Wynegar knows, Phil Hughes is scheduled to make at least one more rehab start, on Sunday at Lehigh Valley...

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  6. BOS 10, TEX 0: Offense continues to shine

    The Boston Red Sox have been on an absolute tear as of late putting up another double digit performance beating the Rangers 10-0. Daisuke Matsuzaka pitched 7 strong to earn his 14th victory of the season...

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  7. Pepsi’s TRIVIA: Knuckleball Duos

    The last trivia question was word association. Foxy Lady is the name of a strip club Mo Vaughn frequented; Fear Strikes Out is the title of a movie about Jimmy Piersall; The Grey Eagle ...

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  8. Whither Clay Buchholz’s 2008 future? Make him a reliever

    With the acquisition of Paul Byrd and return of Tim Wakefield in two weeks, the short-term future of Clay Buchholz is very much in doubt. He may be starting on Sunday, but it doesn’t mean that his future is intact...

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  9. Byrd Move Is A Smart One

    The Red Sox made a waiver wire deal Tuesday that could have a major impact on the divisional race and the postseason. They acquired veteran Paul Byrd from the Indians for a player to be named later, most likely a low-level prospect lacking much value...

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  10. BOS 19, TEX 17: Say what?

    Yes, the final score of this game was 19-17 with the Boston Red Sox coming out on top after scoring 10 runs in the first inning capped off by two three-run homers by slugger David Ortiz...

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  11. Red Sox acquire Paul Byrd

    The Boston Red Sox today acquired pitcher Paul Byrd from the Cleveland Indians, a sign that the Red Sox will likely demote Clay Buchholz to Triple-A. Byrd, 37, will be a free agent after the year and is 7-10 with a 4...

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  12. POLL: Pulse Check; Are the Red Sox Playoff-bound?

    In the latest edition of the Firebrand poll, we asked: As a Red Sox fan, I think an NFL-style salary cap: would be good for MLB as a whole but might hurt the Red Sox 70% of all votes ...

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  13. Epstein vs. Lucchino, Round 2?

    The rift between the two alpha dogs in Boston’s front office has been the topics of blog posts, newspaper articles, magazine features, countless hours of talk radio, a book or three, and the muse of many a “man in a gorilla suit” jokes...

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  14. BOS 5, CWS 1: Red Sox rally late

    After being no-hit through the first six innings, the Boston Red Sox rallied late in the seventh for two runs and scored three more in the ninth to beat the White Sox 5-2...

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  15. Pepsi’s TRIVIA: Word Association

    The last trivia question was: “The Red Sox hold the record for most batters in one half-inning. What year was this set in?” The answer is 1953 — 23 batters, 17 runs. Wow! Leaderboard is updated...

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  16. Who’s better — Jason Bay or Xavier Nady?

    The Pittsburgh Pirates must not have wanted the Red Sox to feel left out after Damaso Marte and Xavier Nady went to the New York Yankees. A few short days later, the Red Sox had their own Pirate to do battle against the ne’er-do-wells in the Bronx...

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  17. Sea Dogs lick wounds after losing five of six to Defenders

    Fortunately for Portland, Monday is an off day. The Sea Dogs can use the time to lick their wounds after dropping five of six games to the Connecticut Defenders...

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  18. CWS 5, BOS 3: Hot streak meet Mark Buehrle

    White Sox starter blanked the Red Sox into the eighth inning as Chicago beat Boston 5-3. Boston was down in the whole game making it as close as one run in the eighth as Dustin Pedroia hit a three-run homer to make it a 4-3 ball game...

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  19. Time To Rest Mikey

    Just to put this disclaimer out there: Mike Lowell is probably my favorite player on the Boston Red Sox. I’m ecstatic we re-signed Mike to a three-year deal to remain at the hot corner in Boston...

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  20. Sea Dogs nip Defenders behind Bates homer

    Portland’s Aaron Bates only was 1-for-4 Friday night against the Connecticut Defenders. But the “1” was significant. Bates crushed a two-run, 410-foot homer to dead center in the fifth that capped a rally and helped give the Sea Dogs a 7-5 victory...

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  21. 8/8: The other Sox

    Prev. Gm : Boston Red Sox (66-49) @ Chicago White Sox (63-50) Jon Lester (10-3, 3.14) @ Mark Buehrle (8-10, 4...

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  22. Jacoby Ellsbury: Can He Turn on the Jets?

    Last season at this time, Red Sox fans had only experienced a quick preview of what had seemingly been deemed the long-term occupant of center field at Fenway Park...

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  23. Terrible Cartoons tackles the obvious Bay jokes

    So, it seems like Jason Bay can hit a little. That’s not the most important thing he contributes, though: Jason Bay is, by virtue of his noun-a-riffic name, like a gift dropped ...

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  24. Sea Dogs can’t escape rain

    Whether they’re in Maine or Connecticut, the Portland Sea Dogs can’t escape rain. When the Connecticut Defenders played the Sea Dogs on July 23 at Hadlock Field, Portland led 2-1 ...

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  25. Red Sox to acquire Brian Giles?

    ESPN.com says that the Red Sox put in a waiver claim on San Diego Padres right-fielder Brian Giles, who is making $9 million this year and has an $11 million club option for next year ($9 million if he stays with the Padres, bumps up to $11 if traded)...

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