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Robbie Grossman #19 of the Houston Astros scores on a passed ball by Boston Red Sox catcher Ryan Lavarnway. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Lavarnway Ties Major-League Record With 4 Passed Balls In 1st Inning

Red Sox catcher Ryan Lavarnway tied a major-league record in the first inning Tuesday night, but it’s not something he wants to look back on too much.



Felger & Mazz: August 6, 2013

The Felger and Massarotti Show from Tuesday, August 6.



TTYM: The Indy 500 Winner Buzz and Why You Should Never Eat At A Stadium

Tara Lipinsky brings you some of the most interesting sports stories you may not have heard about in That Thing You Missed.


John Lackey pitches against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park on April 7, 2010. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Lackey Set To Return As Red Sox Look To Sweep Astros

John Lackey will return after being out with a right biceps strain as he tries to help the Red Sox complete a four-game home sweep of the Houston Astros with a fifth straight win Sunday.


Red Sox DH David Ortiz rounds first after hitting a home run against the Houston Astros. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Ortiz, Ross Provide Power As Red Sox Win Third Straight, 7-3 Over Astros

David Ross cleared the Green Monster twice with solo home runs and Ryan Dempster struck out a career-high 10 for the Boston Red Sox in a 7-3 win over the Houston Astros on Friday night.


Bo Porter #16 of the Houston Astros removes Philip Humber #59 after giving up two runs in the 5th inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on April 25, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

The Baseball Reporters: April 26, 2013

The Baseball Reporters Show from Friday, April 26.


David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox watches the flight of his home run in the 3rd inning against the Houston Astros at Fenway Park on April 25, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. The home run was the first by Ortiz since returning to the team after an injury. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Hot-Hitting Ortiz Leads Red Sox Over Astros 7-2

David Ortiz went 3 for 4 with a home run and two RBIs, boosting his batting average over .500 as the Boston Red Sox beat the Houston Astros 7-2 Thursday night to win their eighth straight series opener.


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Astros Asking Matt Dominguez To Add Offense To His Well-Known Defense

Known primarily for his glove at the hot corner, Matt Dominguez surprised with his bat by posting a .284 average with five longballs in 31 games for Houston.


Brad Mills. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Astros Fire Brad Mills

Tony DeFrancesco was chosen interim manager Sunday, a day after Brad Mills was fired.


Red Sox reliever Mark Melancon. (Photo by Abelimages/Getty Images)

Felger & Mazz: Is Melancon The Answer At Closer?

Felger and Massarotti opened the day breaking down the Sox trade that sent Jed Lowrie and Kyle Weiland to the Astros for closer Mark Melancon. Is Melancon in line to be the Sox new closer?