MLB: Kansas City 5, Boston 1

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Zack Greinke allowed just two hits in six innings Tuesday for his fourth straight when in the Kansas City Royals' 5-1 win over Boston.

MLB: Boston 7, Toronto 0

BOSTON, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Kevin Youkilis drove in three runs for the Boston Red Sox Sunday in a 7-0 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays.

MLB: Boston 7, Texas 2

ARLINGTON, Texas, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Paul Byrd gave up three hits in 6 2/3 scoreless innings Sunday to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 7-2 victory against the Texas Rangers.

MLB: Boston 7, Baltimore 4

BOSTON, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Dustin Pedroia had two hits and two RBI Monday to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 7-4 victory over the Baltimore Orioles.

MLB: Boston 11, N.Y. Yankees 3

NEW YORK, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Dustin Pedroia's grand slam homer finished off a seven-run eighth inning Wednesday, allowing Boston to roll over the New York Yankees 11-3.

MLB: Toronto at Boston, ppd., rain

BOSTON, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Friday's game between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Red Sox in Boston was postponed by rain.
Red Sox get Paul Byrd from Indians

Red Sox get Paul Byrd from Indians

BOSTON, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- The Boston Red Sox acquired 37-year-old right-hander Paul Byrd Tuesday in a trade with the Cleveland Indians, who will get cash or a player to be named.

MLB: Cleveland 4, Toronto 2

TORONTO, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Paul Byrd pitched a complete-game six-hitter Saturday to help Cleveland record a 4-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.

MLB: Cleveland 5, Detroit 0

CLEVELAND, July 28 (UPI) -- Paul Byrd and Edward Mujica combined for a four-hit shutout Monday to pitch the Cleveland Indians to a 5-0 win over the Detroit Tigers.

MLB: Cleveland 5, LA Angels 2

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 22 (UPI) -- Casey Blake had a two-run homer and Andy Marte and Jhonny Peralta each had a solo homer Monday night to lead the Cleveland Indians past the LA Angels 5-2.

MLB: Colorado 10, Cleveland 2

DENVER, June 18 (UPI) -- Brad Hawpe and Jeff Baker hit two-run homers Tuesday, powering the Colorado Rockies to a 10-2 inter-league win over the Cleveland Indians.

MLB: Minnesota 8, Cleveland 5

CLEVELAND, June 11 (UPI) -- Jason Kubel hit a two-run homer in a five-run third inning Wednesday and Minnesota held on to defeat Cleveland 8-5.

MLB: Cleveland 4, Detroit 2

DETROIT, June 6 (UPI) -- Paul Byrd allowed two solo homers over seven innings Friday in carrying the Cleveland Indians to a 4-2 victory over Detroit.

MLB: Kansas City 6, Cleveland 1

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 1 (UPI) -- Brian Bannister yielded an earned run and five hits in 7 1/3 innings Sunday to key Kansas City's 6-1 win over the Cleveland Indians.

MLB: Chi. W. Sox 6, Cleveland 3 (12 inn.)

CLEVELAND, May 27 (UPI) -- Cleveland reliever Scott Elarton gave up three runs in the 12th inning Monday, allowing the Chicago White Sox to rally to a 6-3 win over the Indians.
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Paul Byrd
NYP2000071755 - 17 JULY 2000 - NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA: Philadelphia Phillie Paul Byrd pitches in the 1st inning at the July 16 Yankees v. Phillies game at Yankee Stadium. jr/lc/Laura Cavanaugh UPI

Paul Gregory Byrd (born December 3, 1970 in Louisville, Kentucky) is a Major League Baseball right-handed starting pitcher for the Boston Red Sox.

Byrd is well-known for his striking resemblance to actor Kelsey Grammer and because of this is called Frasier by his teammates. He is also know as being the "nicest guy in baseball". He is also known for using an "old-fashioned" windup, in which he swings his arms back prior to going into the full windup. He occasionally swings his arms back twice before pitching, which can disrupt the timing of a batter.

Byrd attended Louisiana State University where he pitched as part of the Tigers baseball team that won the 1991 College World Series. He was originally drafted in the fourth round of the 1991 Major League Baseball Draft by the Cleveland Indians. Byrd spent 5 years in the minor leagues before being traded to the New York Mets and making his major league debut on July 28, 1995.

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