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Walk-off win in 15 vaults Red Sox back into first

By Ian Browne Stephen Drew played the role of early-morning walk-off hero on Thursday at Fenway Park, belting a bases-loaded RBI single down the line in right with two outs in the bottom of the 15th inning, capping a 5-4 win over the Mariners. The victory, coupled with the Rays’ loss, vaulted the Sox back into first place in the AL East. …read more

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Sox in no hurry to bring up top prospect Bogaerts

By Jason Mastrodonato With the departure of Jose Iglesias to the Tigers in the Jake Peavy trade, the Red Sox shipped away the one shortstop who might be blocking Xander Bogaerts from beginning what the Red Sox hope will be a long and productive career. But the club’s top-ranked prospect is not quite ready for the Major League spotlight. …read more

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Red Sox players excited by Peavy acquisition

By Ian Browne The Red Sox didn’t execute a move on Wednesday’s non-waiver Trade Deadline day, but they had plenty of excitement over the deal GM Ben Cherington consummated late Tuesday night. Jake Peavy was expected to touch down in Boston at some point Wednesday evening and report to Fenway Park to meet his new teammates on Thursday. …read more

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Sox back Workman's first win with trio of homers

By Ian Browne Right-hander Brandon Workman has pitched effectively in all three of his Major League starts, and he earned his first career win on Tuesday, leading the Red Sox past the Mariners, 8-2. Dustin Pedroia, Jacoby Ellsbury and Jarrod Saltalamacchia homered to back Workman, who allowed one run and whiffed nine in six innings. …read more

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Rays back in first place as Price again bests Red Sox

By Michael Periatt David Price once agan dominated the Red Sox on Monday, allowing one run over 7 1/3 innings, but it was Sam Fuld who preserved the win for Price, throwing out the tying run at the plate in the eighth inning in the Rays’ 2-1 victory at Fenway Park. The win vaulted Tampa Bay back into first place, a half-game ahead of Boston. …read more

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After 34 straight starts, Iglesias gets breather

By Ian Browne For the first time since June 18, the Red Sox had a starting lineup that did not include Jose Iglesias. The infielder had started 34 straight games. However, Iglesias has been slumping of late. He has just five hits in his last 44 at-bats. Brandon Snyder got the start at third base Monday against Rays lefty David Price, while Stephen Drew started at short. …read more

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