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The only change involves the battery. The Boston Red Sox’s lineup for Game 2 of Monday’s doubleheader against the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium of Anaheim is very similar to the lineup the Sox used in Game 1. The only difference is Blake Swihart, not Ryan Hanigan, will catch knuckleballer Steven Wright. Swihart was …

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Damon Green wins the Internet. In a sport that thrives on silence and etiquette, Green showed a rare glimpse of — dare we say it — fun Monday at St. Andrew’s. Green has been Zach Johnson’s caddie for several years, and the two have formed a strong bond. So when Johnson battled up the leaderboard …

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Eduardo Rodriguez crumbled in a hurry. Rodriguez, who has had success in his rookie campaign, suffered his third major implosion of the season Monday as the Boston Red Sox lost Game 1 of their doubleheader against the Los Angeles Angles 11-1. A helicopter dried off the outfield at Angel Stadium of Anaheim before Monday’s twin …

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New England Patriots training camp kicks off next week, and Tom Brady is getting back into shape — er, Facebook shape, that is. Brady broke his Facebook silence over the weekend when he posted an awesome message to ex-teammate Dan Connolly, who decided to retire after guarding Brady’s blind side last season en route to …

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The Boston Red Sox need to add another starting pitcher to the roster next week after Eduardo Rodriguez’s start was pushed to Monday thanks to Sunday’s rainout against the Los Angeles Angels. Rodriguez would have started Friday at Fenway Park against the Detroit Tigers, but that now gives him just three days rest. With the team already looking to …

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Christian Vazquez won’t return this season, but the Boston Red Sox catcher continues to work hard alongside his teammates. An important step looms large later this week. Vazquez, who underwent Tommy John surgery in April, will throw Thursday in Houston for the first time since his procedure. The 24-year-old is scheduled to make 15-20 throws …

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Before the All-Star break, the Boston Red Sox’s offense finally seemed to be hitting its stride. Any momentum the team had, however, came to a screeching halt over the weekend when Boston was shutout in its first two games of the second half. In an effort to upgrade the offense, Sox manager John Farrell announced …

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Rob Gronkowski doesn’t read much. Even when it comes to his own book. The New England Patriots tight end recently appeared on a SiriusXM Town Hall event on Mad Dog Sports Radio to promote his new book, “It’s Good to be Gronk.” But when host Maria Menounos asked him if he actually read the book, which …

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Sunday night’s game between the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium of Anaheim has been postponed due to inclement weather. The Red Sox and Angels will play a doubleheader Monday. The first game is scheduled for 5 p.m. ET. The second game is scheduled for 10 p.m. ET. Monday will mark …

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Pedro Martinez always has appreciated the history of Major League Baseball, so it’s a big deal the Boston Red Sox are retiring his number. Martinez, who is set to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame next Sunday in Cooperstown, will watch July 28 as the Red Sox unveil his No. 45 on the …

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