Henry strongly denies Sox are for sale

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Henry strongly denies Sox are for sale

Red Sox ownership went on the offensive Thursday, strongly denying a Fox Business report that said they're "mulling a potential sale of the storied baseball franchise, and have even begun quietly shopping the team to potential buyers."

Owner John Henry sent an e-mail to media members, insisting the team wasn't for sale:

"Red Sox chairman Tom Werner and I speak 7 days a week. A sale of any kind is so far from out thinking that it hasn't even come up apart from the technical planning issues involving death or disability. This report is completely without foundation. Regarding unnamed sources -- any sale discussions that may have taken place were missing three key people -- Red Sox president Larry Lucchino, Tom and me. The Sox and any of the other components of Fenway Sports Group are not for sale and will not be for the forseeable future."
Earlier in the day, Lucchino had also denied rumors of a sale on WEEI Radio's 'Dennis and Callahan Show'.

Wednesday's Red Sox-Tigers lineup: E-Rod aims to avoid sweep

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Wednesday's Red Sox-Tigers lineup: E-Rod aims to avoid sweep

BOSTON -- The Red Sox send Eduardo Rodriguez to the mound as they attempt to salvage the final game of their homestand and avoid a sweep at the hands of the Tigers.

Today's lineups:

TIGERS:
Ian Kinsler 2B
Jose Iglesias SS
Miguel Cabrera 1B
Victor Martinez DH
Nick Castellanos 3B
Justin Upton LF
Mike Aviles RF
James McCann C
Tyler Collins CF
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Michael Fullmer P

RED SOX:
Mookie Betts RF
Dustin Pedroia 2B
Xander Bogaerts SS
David Ortiz DH
Jackie Bradley Jr. CF
Aaron Hill 3B
Travis Shaw 1B
Sandy Leon C
Brock Holt LF
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Eduardo Rodriguez P

Red Sox offense again tasked with too much to overcome

Red Sox offense again tasked with too much to overcome

Trenni Kusnierek and Sean McAdam wrap up the Red Sox second consecutive loss to the Tigers after Steven Wright was taken out in the fifth inning.