Boston Red Sox defeat Seattle Mariners, 6-3

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 roa...

SEATTLE - Customarily, Jonathan Papelbon doesn't wear the titanium necklaces favored by some of his teammates, but he had so many wrapped around his neck before yesterday's game, he looked like he was taking jewelry lessons from David Ortiz.

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Just joking around, he said, trying to get an endorsement deal. Papelbon doesn't believe the necklaces can change energy flow, the reason most often given for wearing them, ...