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Salem's Brian Johnson throws six perfect innings to turn season around

...before getting pulled for pitch count in an 8-2 win for the Red Sox.The left-hander, a first-round pick by the Boston Red Sox out of Florida in 2012, struck out five while inducing seven groundouts to four flyouts. The polished starter didn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-19/salems-brian-johnson-thr
Grady Sizemore to start in center field for Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox say Grady Sizemore will start in center field on Opening Day, completing his comeback from a series of injuries that almost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-28/grady-sizemore-start-cen
Athletics pitcher Jarrod Parker to miss season with elbow injury

...Right-hander Chris Tillman has been selected by manager Buck Showalter to start on Opening Day against the defending champion Boston Red Sox.Tillman went 16-7 with 3.71 ERA last season and made the AL All-Star team for the first time. He had a 16-18...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-17/athletics-pitcher-jarrod
Orioles All-Star Manny Machado doubtful for opening day

...in his left knee. The All-Star third baseman hoped to return for the March 31 opener against the defending champion Boston Red Sox, but he hasn't run in five days."It's scar tissue that flared up and got a little sore and we decided not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-15/orioles-all-star-manny-m
MLB hopes opening series will help drive interest in baseball Down Under

Former Boston Red Sox coach Jon Deeble, who's been around Australian baseball for more than 30 years, figures next weekend's season-opening...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-15/mlb-hopes-opening-series
Win or lose, Marlins want faster games

...Jarrod Saltalamacchia says he's not watching the clock when he's behind the plate. He spent last season with the Boston Red Sox, who played the second-slowest home games in the majors.They also won the World Series."Pace of the game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-24/win-or-lose-marlins-want
Pitchers, organizations alarmed by rash of elbow injuries

...your staff, 10 will have had Tommy John surgery," the 70-year-old lefty said.Still, this recent wave makes Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell wince."It grabs all of our attention," he said before his World Series champions played...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-18/pitchers-organizations-a
David Hale gives hope to Braves' rotation

...TIME: Archer said he felt better than he has all spring. It was his third start and he's held the New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, and Braves to only one earned run."I could have done things a little better, but getting into the fifth inning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-14/david-hale-gives-hope-br
Ex-GreenJacket Jon Lester in first spring training start for Red Sox

...his delayed first spring training start and David Ortiz hit his first home run of the exhibition season Monday as the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2.Lester pitched 248 innings last year in the regular- and postseason combined, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-10/ex-greenjacket-jon-leste
Gamecocks, Tigers prepare to renew state rivalry on the baseball diamond this weekend

...three-game series starting Friday night at South Carolina.The clubs move to Greenville for a contest at the home of the Boston Red Sox' Class A affiliate on Saturday before finishing at Clemson on Sunday.The baseball matchup is the second-most...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2014-02-27/gamecocks-tigers-prepare-