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U.S. new home sales surge in February

The Commerce Department says new home sales shot up 7.8 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 539,000, the strongest pe…

Boston Red Sox center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. (25) dives back safely to first base in the seventh inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Miami Marlins Tuesday, March 24, 2015, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Red Sox lose to Miami 9-4

Allen Craig bolstered his bid for more playing time in Boston’s crowded outfield, hitting a three-run double for the Red Sox.