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Topic - Brandon Workman
Pedro Alvarez and Russell Martin hit two-run homers off Brandon Workman, who started in place of injured Jake Peavy, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Boston Red Sox 7-6 Monday.
Outfielder Grady Sizemore returned to the field for the first time since 2011 as the World Series champion Boston Red Sox started off their spring schedule Thursday, beating Northeastern 5-2 and then defeating Boston College 5-2.
The "no vacancy" sign is up for the Red Sox rotation.
After a week of frigid weather, baseball fans in Maine are getting an opportunity to dream of summer as the Red Sox bring their 2013 World Series trophy to the Portland Sea Dogs' Hadlock field.
In perhaps the wildest finish imaginable, a rare ruling against third baseman Will Middlebrooks allowed Allen Craig to score with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning and lifted St. Louis over Boston 5-4 Saturday night for a 2-1 edge.
The Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals tied for the best record in baseball in the regular season. Each team led its league in runs, with solid starting pitching and a dominant closer emerging midway through the season.
Koji Uehara wasn't Boston's first choice to be closer this season.
The Boston Red Sox needed a starting pitcher. The Detroit Tigers were looking for infield help. The Chicago White Sox wanted more prospects for the future.
Peavy is 8-4 with a 4.28 ERA in 13 starts this season. The 2007 NL Cy Young Award winner was considered the best starting pitcher on the market ahead of Wednesday's non-waiver deadline.
Red Sox reliever Brandon Workman said anything in the postseason is new for him.
"We never made the playoffs in any of my years in the minor leagues," he said.