Boston Red Sox defeat Baltimore Orioles, 3-1

So this is what it has come to, even at home, even against an Orioles team all but allergic to Fenway Park.

The Red Sox can give up no earned runs. They can get nine hits and play sparkling defense. And they still must hold on for dear life with the whitest of knuckles.

Possessors of a season-long, five-game losing streak upon returning home to face a club that has been their personal punching bag the last several years, the Red Sox posted a 3-1 win last night to keep p...

BOSTON -- It appears that Jason Berken and Rich Hill will get another chance to save their rotation spots after all.

After a half-hour meeting with president of baseball operations Andy MacPhail and pitching coach Rick Kranitz before Friday's series opener against the Boston Red Sox, Orioles manager Dave Trembley said that Berken will start Monday against the Kansas City Royals and Hill will likely follow him Tuesday or Wednesday.

"I think they should get another sho...

BOSTON - -In the continued search for a silver lining in what is shaping up to be another brutal second half, the Orioles can say that, at the very least, they're not being blown out.

It's certainly no consolation for a team that has won just one of its seven games since the All-Star break with the latest narrow defeat coming on Friday in a 3-1 loss to the Boston Red Sox in front of an announced 38,058 at Fenway Park.

It is, however, an early departure from past seco...