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Jason Varitek #33 of the Boston Red Sox tags out Edwin Encarnacion #10 of the Toronto Blue Jays to end the game on July 5, 2011 at Feway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. The Boston Red Sox defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

McDonald’s Throw Secures Red Sox’ 3-2 Win; Lester Injured

Darnell McDonald threw out Edwin Encarnacion at the plate on a single to short left field for the final out and the Boston Red Sox held on for a 3-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night.


Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz hits a solo home run in the top of the ninth inning in the first baseball game of a doubleheader to defeat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Sunday, May 29, 2011, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

Ortiz’s Pinch-Hit Home Run Lifts Red Sox Over Tigers

David Ortiz had a pinch-hit homer in the ninth inning off Jose Valverde to give the Boston Red Sox a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers in the opener of Sunday’s day-night doubleheader.


Reed Johnson #5 of the Chicago Cubs gets past Jason Varitek #33 of the Boston Red Sox to score in the eighth inning on May 21, 2011 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. Tonight the Chicago Cubs and the Boston Red Sox are wearing replica uniforms from 1918. Before this series, the two teams haven't played at Fenway Park since the 1918 World Series. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Red Sox Defense, Bullpen Fall Apart In 9-3 Loss To Cubs

Patience paid off for Reed Johnson and the Chicago Cubs. For the Boston Red Sox, an eighth inning of poor pitching and fielding helped end their seven-game winning streak.


Josh Beckett delivers a pitch against the New York Yankees. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Gonzalez, Beckett Lead Red Sox Over Reeling Yanks

When the bright lights come on, Josh Beckett knows how to respond.


J.P. Arencibia of the Toronto Blue Jays stops Carl Crawford at home at the Rogers Centre Tuesday night. (credit: Abelimages/Getty Images)

Blue Jays Beat Red Sox 7-6 In 10 Innings

David Cooper hit his first major league homer and drove in the winning run with a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 7-6 on Tuesday night.


Adrian Gonzalez #28 is congratulated by teammate David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox after Gonzalez hit a solo home run in the fifth inning against the Minnesota Twins on May 8, 2011 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo: Jon Heyman: You’re About To See The Real Adrian Gonzalez

Gresh and Zo talk to SI.Com and the MLB Network’s Jon Heyman about Josh Beckett, the Sox catching situation, the Sox hovering around .500 and much more.

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Matt Albers #32 of the Boston Red Sox pitches against the Texas Rangers on Opening Day at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on April 1, 2011 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Red Sox Activate Albers, Send Down Aceves

The Boston Red Sox activated reliever Matt Albers from the 15-day DL, sending Alfredo Aceves to Pawtucket to make room.


Boston Red Sox's Dennys Reyes delivers to Tampa Bay Rays' Matt Joyce during the seventh inning of a spring training baseball game in Fort Myers, Fla., Tuesday, March 22, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Aceves, Doubront Up For Red Sox, Reyes Designated

The Boston Red Sox made some moves in their bullpen Friday before their home opener against the New York Yankees.


Red Sox first baseman Adrian Gonzalez bats against the New York Yankees during a Grapefruit League Spring Training Game at City of Palms Park on March 14, 2011 in Fort Myers, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Red Sox 25 Man Roster

Take a look at the Red Sox 25 man roster for Opening Day 2011.


Theo Epstein and Terry Francona (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Red Sox Roster Moves A No Brainer

Red Sox GM Theo Epstein announced the final two bullpen sports on Monday, finalizing the 25-man regular season roster. Dan Roche says both decisions were easy for one reason: Roster Management.