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Clay Buchholz was strong for eight innings but it was Daniel Nava who played hero on Saturday afternoon. It was his three-run homer in the 8th inning that helped the Boston Red Sox to a 4-3 win over the Kansas City Royals.
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Daniel Nava is off to a red-hot start this season, which makes it hard to believe that he once considered walking away from baseball.
“Yeah, I did, a couple of times,” Nava said when asked if he ever considered retiring, according to WEEI.com.
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Daniel Nava launched a three-run home run in the eighth inning to propel the Red Sox to a 4-3 victory on an emotional afternoon. Looking at all the variables involved, a more fitting ending couldn’t have been scripted.
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From tears to cheers, the healing has begun in Boston.
A week of despicable acts that created incomparable sadness saw the city take a first step to recovery on Saturday at Fenway Park.
A city that saw heroes come in many shapes and forms during the week turned to its beloved Red Sox and the team answered with a come-from-behind, 4-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals.
After honoring Boston’s real heroes before Saturday afternoon’s Royals-Red Sox game during the pregame ceremonies, Daniel Nava wound up being the hero of the game, hitting a three-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to put Boston ahead.
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Neil Diamond hit the field to do Sweet Caroline live – although...
Saturday, April 20 was an emotional day at Fenway Park, and it had little to do with a dramatic come-from-behind victory for the Red Sox.
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The Boston Red Sox had a moving ceremony in Fenway Park today. They remembered the victims of the marathon bombing and honored the first responders and the police officers that were able to capture one of the bombing suspects and kill the other. After the ceremony the Red Sox still had a game to play, the first game at home that the Red Sox played since last Monday's game. On...
BOSTON (AP) After honoring the victims and the survivors of the Boston Marathon bombings, the Red Sox kept on with their best start in 11 years by beating the Kansas City Royals 4-3 Saturday as David Ortiz played his first game since last summer and Daniel Nava hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning.
The Red Sox wore white home jerseys with "Boston" on the front instead...
After honoring the victims and the survivors of the Boston
Marathon bombings, the Red Sox kept on with their best start in 11
years by beating the Kansas City Royals 4-3 Saturday as David Ortiz
played his first game since last summer and Daniel Nava hit a
three-run homer in the eighth inning.
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"I didn't know what to expect," said Jonny Gomes. "What I did feel today I've never felt before."
An emotional pregame ceremony left few...
(AP) -- The Boston Red Sox have plenty of reasons to look forward to taking the field at Fenway Park this weekend.
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