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LOS ANGELES | No decision on Martinez in Red Sox lineup; Betts not at 2B

LOS ANGELES — While the Red Sox wait to see whether J.D. Martinez can start Game 3 of the World Series, this much is true: Don’t take any bets on Boston shifting a star outfielder to the infield. “Mookie Betts at second? No, he’s not playing second base. Well, he’s not starting at second base,” … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | No decision on Martinez in Red Sox lineup; Betts not at 2B

BOSTON | The Latest: Dodgers break through to take 2-1 lead in 4th

BOSTON — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 9:43 p.m. Matt Kemp’s sacrifice fly and Yasiel Puig‘s two-out RBI single in a two-run fourth inning put Los Angeles ahead of the Boston Red Sox 2-1 in Game 2 and gave the Dodgers their first lead of the World Series. Red Sox starter … Continue reading BOSTON | The Latest: Dodgers break through to take 2-1 lead in 4th

BOSTON | The Latest: Red Sox take 1-0 lead on Kinsler RBI

BOSTON— The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 8:50 p.m. The Boston Red Sox are back on top, and that’s meant trouble for opposing teams this October. Xander Bogaerts doubled high off the Green Monster and scored on a two-out single by Ian Kinsler that gave Boston a 1-0 lead over the Los … Continue reading BOSTON | The Latest: Red Sox take 1-0 lead on Kinsler RBI

BOSTON | The Latest: Nunez’s 3-run homer gives Red Sox 8-4 lead

BOSTON — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 11:35 p.m. Pinch-hitter Eduardo Nunez‘s three-run homer off Alex Wood gave the Red Sox an 8-4 lead in the seventh inning. Manny Machado’s sacrifice fly against Ryan Brasier had pulled the Dodgers to 5-4 in the top half. With runners on second and third, … Continue reading BOSTON | The Latest: Nunez’s 3-run homer gives Red Sox 8-4 lead

Dodgers-Red Sox: Rich histories, but little crossover

Sandy Koufax, Jackie Robinson and the Boys of Summer. Ted Williams to Yaz and the Impossible Dream. Manny Ramirez. Pedro Martinez. Bill Buckner. Fenway Franks and Dodger Dogs. Ebbets Field, the Green Monster. “Sweet Caroline” or “I Love L.A.” Yet for all their rich history — dating back to Babe Ruth on the mound — … Continue reading Dodgers-Red Sox: Rich histories, but little crossover

BOSTON | Price, Red Sox bounce back, beat Astros 7-5, tie ALCS 1-1

BOSTON — David Price was good enough, the Red Sox bullpen was even better, and Jackie Bradley Jr. delivered a go-ahead, three-run double off the Green Monster on Sunday night to lead Boston to a 7-5 victory over the Houston Astros and tie the AL Championship Series at one game apiece. Price fell one out … Continue reading BOSTON | Price, Red Sox bounce back, beat Astros 7-5, tie ALCS 1-1

BOSTON | Betts’ slam leads Red Sox past Blue Jays 6-4 for 10th in row

BOSTON — Mookie Betts fouled off seven pitches before hitting a grand slam that helped the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-4 on Thursday night, extending their winning streak to 10 games. Betts added an RBI single in the seventh inning and went 2 for 4, increasing the top batting average in … Continue reading BOSTON | Betts’ slam leads Red Sox past Blue Jays 6-4 for 10th in row