Boston Red Sox defeat Seattle Mariners, 4-2

SEATTLE --Mike Lowell hit a two-run single off Sean Green in the 12th inning, and the Red Sox took advantage of two outfield errors to beat the lowly Mariners 6-3 on Wednesday and complete Boston's first series sweep at Seattle in 15 years.

The Red Sox entered the series having lost eight of 11 on the road, leaving manager Terry Francona to say he was perplexed. They flew home for a weekend against the surging New York Yankees after their first three-game sweep on the r...

SEATTLE - First, Jon Lester. Last night, Daisuke Matsuzaka.

The way the Mariners are swinging, a 12-year-old from Daisuke's old Little League team from Tokyo will gladly skip Williamsport and the Little League World Series, where they're scheduled to represent Japan, to take his shot at Seattle.

Matsuzaka almost wrapped another string of zeroes around the necks of the Mariners, who failed to score against Lester and Jonathan Papelbon Monday night, and were almost as ...