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Jon Lester #31 of the Boston Red Sox. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Lester Fans 15, Gomes Hits Slam As Red Sox Top A’s

Jon Lester struck out a career-high 15, allowing one hit over eight scoreless innings and pitching the Boston Red Sox over the Oakland Athletics 6-3 on Saturday.


Dustin Pedroia #15 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates with David Ortiz #34 after he hit grand slam home run. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Pedroia Slam Helps Red Sox To 7-1 Win Over A’s

Dustin Pedroia hit a grand slam for his 100th career home run and Clay Buchholz picked up his first win at home as the Red Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 7-1 on Friday night.


OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 05: Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Houston Astros during the first inning at O.co Coliseum on September 5, 2013 in Oakland, California.

Athletics Need Sonny Gray To Show Off Masterful Curveball

The Oakland A’s, bitten by the injury bug, need to lean on starting pitcher Sonny Gray even more than expected.


Red Sox rookie Brandon Workman delivers a pitch against the Oakland A's on Sunday, July 14, 2013. (Credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Oakland Walks Off With 3-2 Win Over Red Sox

Newly acquired Matt Thornton gave up a gaming-winning, walk off hit to the A’s on Sunday and took his first loss with the Red Sox.


Alfredo Aceves #91 of the Boston Red Sox throws during a game with Oakland Athletics. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Red Sox Option Aceves To Triple-A, Will Reportedly Look For Trade Partners

The Red Sox have optioned right-hander Alfredo Aceves to Triple-A Pawtucket, and will look to trade the pitcher according to reports.


Andrew Bailey #40 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates with teammate David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox after striking out the side to end the game and win 6-5 against the Oakland Athletics in the ninth inning during the game on April 24, 2013 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Drew And Ortiz Carry Red Sox Past A’s 6-5

Stephen Drew hit a two-run triple, David Ortiz had two hits and drove in a run and the Boston Red Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 6-5 on Wednesday afternoon to take a three-game series.


A lone fan waits during a rain delay for the Oakland Athletics and the Boston Red Sox to resume play at Fenway Park on April 23, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

A’s Beat Sox 13-0 In Rain-Shortened Game

Bartolo Colon allowed three hits and the Oakland Athletics capitalized on eight walks, two balks and two errors to beat the Boston Red Sox 13-0 in a rain-shortened seven-inning game Tuesday night.


Mike Napoli celebrates with David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Roche: Red Sox Rebound

After an emotional weekend at Fenway Park where what happened “off” the field mattered way more than what occurred “on” it, it was nice to see the Red Sox open up their series with the Oakland A’s with a victory.


Mike Napoli #12 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates with Shane Victorino #18, David Ortiz #34 and Dustin Pedroia #15, all on base when Napoli connected for a grand slam in the fifth inning against the Oakland A's. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Napoli Has Slam, Red Sox Beat Athletics

Mike Napoli hit a grand slam and drove in five runs, Will Middlebrooks busted out of a slump with a three-run homer and the Boston Red Sox rebounded from a doubleheader sweep by beating the Oakland Athletics 9-6 on Monday night.


Justin Verlander (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Bud Selig’s New MLB Playoff Format Proving To Be A Joke, With Tigers Clinching ALDS Berth

The last week of MLB’s season is all great theater, sure, but it’s all terribly, wildly unfair.