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Red Sox Send Angels Packing

(Newser) - When it turns to October, no one dominates like Boston. Jason Bay slid headfirst into home plate to score on Jed Lowrie's two-out single in the ninth inning tonight as the defending World Series champs beat Los Angeles, 3-2, in Game 4 of their first-round playoff series. The Sox advance... More »

BoSox Edge Out Angels, 7-5

Boston leads series 2-0 as teams head to Fenway

(Newser) - The Boston Red Sox triumphed against the Los Angeles Angels 7-5 in a rollercoaster outing that left Boston up 2-0 in the division series, the Boston Herald reports. The Sox opened an early 5-1 lead, but the Angels closed the gap; it all came down to a two-run homer by... More »

Sox, Dodgers, Phillies Win Openers

Phillies, too

(Newser) - Jason Bay and Manny Ramirez both proved why they’d been acquired last night. Bay hit a two-run shot to give the Red Sox a lead they never relinquished, sending Anaheim to a 4-1 defeat, while the man he was traded for hit a solo shot in the Dodgers' 7-2... More »

In the End, Manny Had to Go

Mercurial slugger's departure was inevitable

(Newser) - The Manny Ramirez balance sheet didn't add up, and the Red Sox finally had to deal the headline-grabbing outfielder for the good of the team, writes Dan Shaughnessy in the Boston Globe. "On paper, the Sox are not as strong as they were," he acknowledges. But "this... More »

BoSox Deal Ramirez as White Sox Land Griffey

Outfielders go noisily, quietly

(Newser) - The Red Sox traded Manny Ramirez at the deadline today, shipping the disgruntled outfielder to the Dodgers in a three-way deal that sends outfielder Jason Bay from Pittsburgh to Boston, reports New England Sports Network. Earlier, Ken Griffey Jr. agreed to a trade from the Reds to the White Sox,... More »

Bay Lifts Pirates to Series Win

Ex-closer Isringhausen melts down again; Bay, McLouth go yard

(Newser) - Pinch-hitter Jason Bay's three-run homer off Jason Isringhausen snapped an eighth-inning tie and capped the Pittsburgh Pirates' rally from an early four-run deficit in an 11-5 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday. Nate McLouth added his 11th homer for the Pirates. More »

Braves' Road Woes Continue

(Newser) - Tom Gorzelanny shook off Mark Teixeira's two-run homer in the first inning to shut out Atlanta during the rest of his 7 1-3 innings, Jason Bay homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates extended the Braves' road woes with a 5-2 victory tonight. Gorzelanny (3-3), skipped over for a start because of... More »

Phillies' Pen Holds Off Pirates' Rally in 6-5 Win

Coste, Werth carry Philadelphia's offense on this night

(Newser) - Chris Coste had three hits and three RBIs, and the Phillies' bullpen pitched more than five innings of effective relief in Philadelphia's 6-5 win over Pittsburgh on Friday night. Jayson Werth hit his fourth home run in five games and had two RBIs for Philadelphia while Tom Gordon (2-2) pitched... More »

Pirates Rally to Beat Cardinals, 7-4

Pittsburgh has modest winning streak after embarrassing slide

(Newser) - Jose Bautista and pinch-hitter Doug Mientkiewicz had RBI singles during a three-run eighth inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates erased a four-run deficit in a 7-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. Jason Bay hit a two-run homer and Freddy Sanchez had two hits and scored two runs for Pittsburgh. More »

Pirates Homer Three Times in Win Over Reds

Doumit, Nady and Bay all play long-ball for Pittsburgh

(Newser) - Ryan Doumit, Xavier Nady and Jason Bay homered as Pittsburgh's Tom Gorzelanny bounced back from one of his worst career starts to beat the Cincinnati Reds, 9-1, today. Gorzelanny, becoming the only Pirates starter other than Ian Snell to win this season, limited the Reds to one run and four... More »

Nady, Pirates Outlast Braves in 12

Bullpens are horrific for both teams in marathon affair

(Newser) - Tom Glavine left his first game back with Atlanta with a 4-2 lead after five innings, but that's when things were just getting started. The Braves' bullpen would quickly cough up that lead, before the Pirates relievers outshamed them, giving up five runs in the ninth inning, thanks to four... More »

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