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WORCESTER -- The WooSox outhit the visiting Rochester Red Wings, 8-4, but put only one run on the board as they dropped the series opener, 4-1, at Polar Park on Tuesday night. Red Sox reliever Matt Strahm pitched a 1-2-3 inning, his first rehab appearance since he was placed on the IL with a left wrist contusion since getting hit with a line drive on July 12. Strahm threw 14 pitches with nine going for strikes, getting a fly out, ground out and strikeout.
Boston Red Sox blitz Pirates for 4 first-inning runs in 5-3 win; Nick Pivetta throws 7 shutout innings
The Red Sox blitzed the Pirates early Tuesday night, pounding them for four first-inning runs. Behind a dominant performance from starter Nick Pivetta, that’s all Boston would need. The Sox opened their six-game road trip on a high note, beating the last-place Pirates, 5-3, in the club’s first game...
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Xander Bogaerts out of Boston Red Sox lineup Tuesday after fouling ball off shin; Kiké Hernández at shortstop in return from IL
Kiké Hernández is at shortstop -- not in center field -- in his return to the Red Sox lineup Tuesday night in Pittsburgh. Manager Alex Cora told reporters that Xander Bogaerts is dealing with minor soreness after fouling a ball off his shin over the weekend. So Hernández is at shortstop and Jarren Duran is in center field as the Sox begin a three-game series against the last-place Pirates at PNC Park. Hernández is batting seventh in his first game since June 7.
What Kiké Hernández’s return means for Jarren Duran -- and how Alex Cora will construct Boston Red Sox lineup
Kiké Hernández finally rejoined the Red Sox on Tuesday night after missing 60 games with a flexor strain in his right hip. And though Hernández struggled offensively before hitting the injured list in mid-June, his return is an important one. Hernández hit just .209 with four homers,...
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Boston Red Sox activate Kiké Hernández and Rob Refsnyder, keep Jarren Duran on roster; Yolmer Sánchez designated for assignment
The Red Sox activated outfielders Kiké Hernández and Rob Refsnyder off the injured list Tuesday evening -- and decided to keep Jarren Duran on the roster even in a crowded outfield mix. Boston cleared roster spots for Hernández and Refsnyder by optioning outfielder Jaylin Davis to Triple-A on...
Orange Line shutdown: MBTA officials predict ‘transportation emergency’ in Boston later this week as shutdown begins
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Family members recalled Stephen Conley, 72, as a loving father, a unique personality and someone who made a friend everywhere he went. Conley, a lifelong resident of Somerville, died in an accident while bicycling in the bike lane on Broadway in Somerville, crashing when the operator of a parked Land Rover opened a door in his path, according to District Attorney Marian Ryan.
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