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08/01/2012 - 10:45pm
Once bitten: Tigers salvage finale

Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder unloaded back-to-back tape measure homers off Aaron Cook in a five-run fifth inning to help power the Tigers to a 7-5 win over the Red Sox Wednesday night at Fenway Park, snapping Boston's four-game win streak. The win allowed the Tigers to salvage the finale game in the series and move two games ahead of the Red Sox in the AL wild card standings. The Red Sox (53-52) and Tigers (55-50) are both behind the Angels and Athletics in the wild card race. 

Adrian Gonzalez had two hits and moved to the .300 mark for the first time since April 27.  

The night started well enough for Cook, as he retired eight of the first 10 batters he faced, allowing just two harmless singles in the first three innings. The Red Sox gave Cook a one-run lead to work with right out of the chute as Jacoby Ellsbury doubled off the first base bag against Rick Porcello. After a Carl Crawford strike out and a Dustin Pedroia fly out...

08/01/2012 - 9:29pm
Solder, Spikes fight at Patriots practice
By: DJ Bean

FOXBORO -- Training camp fights are hardly a rarity in the NFL, but the Patriots had an interesting one when Nate Solder took a shot at Brandon Spikes, resulting in a big scrum at Wednesday night's practice for season ticket holders and Foxoboro residents at Gillette Stadium. 

Spikes left the field limping after the altercation (he would return later to practice), while Solder had to run a penalty lap. Other players jumped into the fracas, with Tom Brady holding Jerod Mayo from running in. 

After the practice, cornerback Kyle Arrington noted that such incidents "happen often" throughout the league in camp. 

"It's a time to beat up on each other," Arrington said. "We see each other every day. You grow tired of people this time of year. That's the nature of it."

First-round pick Chandler Jones stayed out of it altogether, saying afterwards that unlike his UFC star brother Jon, he isn't a...

08/01/2012 - 6:42pm
Ortiz: Improving, but still days away

Red Sox DH David Ortiz, who is eligible to come off the disabled list today, said that he woke up today "feeling a little better," but that the tendinitis in his Achilles continues to linger. As such, while he is getting closer to a return, he suggested that he is still at least a couple days off from the necessary agility tests on the field to permit him to play.

"The doctor checked me out every day and he found less tendinitis on my Achilles [today] so that's good. ... I feel better today than days before. Hopefully it continues feeling better everyday so I can go back into the fire," he said. "I haven't done anything outside yet. I'll do things outside probably in the next two or three days."

That said, despite what he characterized as considerable improvement, Ortiz acknowledged that he is "not yet" completely pain-free when walking, and so he is not yet at the point where team trainers will put him...

08/01/2012 - 4:54pm
Sox recall Lavarnway, place Nava on DL

The Red Sox recalled Ryan Lavarnway from Triple-A Pawtucket where he was hitting .295 with a .376 OBP, .439 slugging mark and .815 OPS along with eight homers in 83 games. To make room for him on the 25-man roster, they placed Daniel Nava on the disabled list with a wrist injury.

With David Ortiz on the DL with his Achilles injury and both Mike Aviles (toe) and Kelly Shoppach (shin) dealing with injuries that, while not severe enough to lead them to the disabled list, have circumscribed their availability, the Sox elected to call up Lavarnway to add a right-handed option to the bench.

Lavarnway hit .231/.302/.436 in 39 at-bats with the Sox late in the 2011 season, including two home runs, while serving as the starting catcher on the final two days of the season. 

"I loved him in spring training and since he's continued to make improvements," said Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine. "Offensively, [PawSox manager Arnie...

08/01/2012 - 4:38pm
Bailey begins rehab assignment

Reliever Andrew Bailey worked a scoreless inning in the Gulf Coast League with two strikeouts, while allowing one hit as the pitcher begins to make his way back to the big leagues. Bailey had surgery on his thumb in April and has not pitched for the Sox this season.

The two-time All-Star was acquired last December from Oakland along with Ryan Sweeney for three players including outfielder Josh Reddick.

For more Red Sox news, visit the team page at weei.com/redsox.


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