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David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox hits an RBI single against the Minnesota Twins during the first inning on April 24, 2012 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Red Sox, Ortiz Look To Keep Groove Going Against A’s

David Ortiz looks to continue his torrid start as the Red Sox seek their eighth win in nine games Tuesday night in the middle game of a three-game set against the A’s at Fenway Park.


Dustin Pedroia #15 of the Boston Red Sox turns a double play as Jemile Weeks #19 of the Oakland Athletics slides in the eighth inning at Fenway Park April 30, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Valentine On Pedroia: ‘Has A Play Every Game That Totally Amazes Me’

Bobby Valentine continues to be amazed by the hard-nosed play of Dustin Pedroia.


Seattle Mariners fans during MLB match between Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics at Tokyo Dome on March 28, 2012 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Koji Watanabe/Getty Images)

Toucher & Rich: MLB Opens Season In Tokyo?

Major League Baseball’s opening day is April 5th, but the Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics opened the 2012 regular season in Tokyo this morning. Fred and Rich weren’t aware of this until they heard about it in one of Wallach’s headlines.

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Starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez #47 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on September 28, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Report: A’s Trade Gio Gonzalez To Nationals

The Boston Red Sox reportedly worked hard to complete a deal for A’s lefty Gio Gonzalez, but Gonzalez instead will be headed to Washington, according to a report by ESPN’s Keith Law.


Darnell McDonald, who played eight inninigs of the game in right field, delivers a pitch from the mound in the ninth inning against the Oakland Athletics during a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Friday, Aug. 26, 2011. The Red Sox were down 13-4 in the top of the ninth when McDonald took the mound. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

A’s Top Red Sox 15-5, Deny Wakefield His 200th win

The Oakland Athletics beat the Boston Red Sox 15-5 on Friday, denying Tim Wakefield’s bid for his 200th win.


Red Sox pitcher Tim Wakefield. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Red Sox Wakefield Goes For Win 200

The Boston Red Sox will battle the Oakland Athletics, and the elements, this weekend at Fenway Park.


BOSTON, MA - JUNE 04: Jonathan Papelbon #58 of the Boston Red Sox and home plate umpire Tony Randazzo #11 are separated by manager Terry Francona #47 of the Red Sox in the bottom of the ninth inning against the Oakland Athletics. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Red Sox vs Athletics: Blown Leads, Ejections & A 14th Inning Walk-Off

The Red Sox blew a 9th inning lead against the Oakland A’s, saw their pitcher and catcher both ejected, came from behind in extra innings and eventually ended it with a walk-off hit in the 14th inning.


BOSTON, MA - JUNE 03: Carl Crawford #13 of the Boston Red Sox hits a 2 RBI single in the seventh inning as Kurt Suzuki #8 of the Oakland Athletics defends on June 3, 2011 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Crawford Strikes Again, Helps Red Sox Beat Oakland Athletics 8-6

Carl Crawford blooped a go-ahead, two-run single to center field in the seventh inning and the Boston Red Sox ended a four-game losing streak with an 8-6 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night.


Red Sox DH David Ortiz (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Red Sox Look To Return To Winning Ways Against A’s

The Boston Red Sox had a day to regroup after getting swept by the Chicago White Sox. Now they turn their attention to the Oakland Athletics as they try to snap a four-game losing streak.


The Boston Red Sox celebrate after they beat the Oakland Athletics at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on April 20, 2011 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Red Sox Win First Road Game Of 2011, 5-3 Over A’s

A short turnaround against a pitcher throwing better than anyone in the majors presented a tough environment for the Boston Red Sox to come up with their first road win of the season.