Red Sox

BOSTON | Eovaldi agrees to $68 million, 4-year deal with Red Sox

BOSTON  — Nathan Eovaldi’s marathon relief performance in Game 3 of the World Series is a moment that will resonate in Red Sox history. Boston rewarded him with a $68 million, four-year contract. “We’re very happy to have Nathan back with us,” Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said in a statement as … Continue reading BOSTON | Eovaldi agrees to $68 million, 4-year deal with Red Sox

BOSTON | World Series MVP Pearce stays with Red Sox for $6.25M

BOSTON — World Series MVP Steve Pearce is staying with the Red Sox. The journeyman first baseman agreed to a $6.25 million, one-year contract with Boston on Friday. The 35-year-old Pearce was a free agent after completing a $12.5 million, two-year deal that he got from Toronto in December 2016. He earned an additional $150,000 … Continue reading BOSTON | World Series MVP Pearce stays with Red Sox for $6.25M

LOS ANGELES | Trump assails Roberts’ moves in Dodgers’ 9-6 loss to Red Sox

LOS ANGELES— Working on a one-hitter with a 4-0 lead, Rich Hill had just set down Eduardo Nunez swinging for the first out of the seventh inning. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts had seen enough. Walking to the mound, he signaled to the bullpen and Hill was gone. “Big mistake!” President Donald Trump tweeted. It was … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Trump assails Roberts’ moves in Dodgers’ 9-6 loss to Red Sox

LOS ANGELES | The Latest: Red Sox take commanding 3-1 Series lead over LA

LOS ANGELES— The Latest on Game 4 of the World Series (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Steve Pearce hit a tying homer in the eighth and a three-run double in the ninth, and the Boston Red Sox rallied from a four-run deficit in the seventh inning for a 9-6 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | The Latest: Red Sox take commanding 3-1 Series lead over LA

LOS ANGELES | The Latest: Red Sox-Dodgers tied at 1 after Bradley homer

LOS ANGELES — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 8:12 p.m. Jackie Bradley Jr. has tied up Game 3 of the World Series. The Boston outfielder hit a two-out homer off Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen in the eighth inning, evening the score at 1-1. The Dodgers went to Jansen to attempt a … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | The Latest: Red Sox-Dodgers tied at 1 after Bradley homer

NEW YORK | Moreland out for Red Sox, Hicks for Yanks in Game 3 of ALDS

NEW YORK — Boston Red Sox first baseman Mitch Moreland is out of the lineup for Game 3 of the AL Division Series against the New York Yankees. Moreland, a left-handed hitter with a good glove, was removed from Game 2 after he hurt his right hamstring running the bases. Right-handed hitter Steve Pearce is … Continue reading NEW YORK | Moreland out for Red Sox, Hicks for Yanks in Game 3 of ALDS

NEW YORK | Judge returns for Yanks, Betts sits for Red Sox after delay

NEW YORK — Afternoon showers in the Bronx were just what Aaron Judge needed to get back into the New York Yankees’ lineup. For Boston Red Sox star Mookie Betts, it was just the opposite. Judge was set to play and Betts to sit out when the Yankees and Red Sox opened a three-game series … Continue reading NEW YORK | Judge returns for Yanks, Betts sits for Red Sox after delay

NEW YORK | APNewsBreak: Yanks still under threshold; Red Sox, Nats over

NEW YORK  — The New York Yankees are set to achieve their goal of coming under baseball’s luxury tax threshold for the first time since the penalty started in 2003. Boston and Washington remain the only teams on track to pay the tax his year, according to Aug. 31 figures compiled by the commissioner’s office … Continue reading NEW YORK | APNewsBreak: Yanks still under threshold; Red Sox, Nats over

BOSTON | Red Sox rally for 11-run inning after Price hurt in 14-6 win

BOSTON — Mookie Betts homered early and had a two-run double in Boston’s 11-run seventh inning as the Red Sox rallied for a 14-6 victory over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night after their hottest pitcher, David Price, was knocked out with a bruised left wrist. The 33-year-old lefty exited in the fourth after being … Continue reading BOSTON | Red Sox rally for 11-run inning after Price hurt in 14-6 win

BOSTON | Red Sox score on throwing error in 9th, beat Marlins 8-7

BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox avoided their first four-game losing streak of the season — barely. J.D. Martinez scored when Marlins shortstop JT Riddle threw away a potential double-play ball in the ninth inning, lifting Boston over Miami 8-7 on Tuesday night following a wild, back-and-forth final two innings. “It was pretty amazing that … Continue reading BOSTON | Red Sox score on throwing error in 9th, beat Marlins 8-7

BOSTON | Red Sox stun Yankees 5-4 in 10 for 4-game sweep

BOSTON— Andrew Benintendi’s hit bounced a handful of times before finding its way into center field for the winning run and a big four-game sweep over the rival Yankees. The Red Sox now find themselves in firm control of the AL East. Benintendi’s RBI single with two outs in the 10th capped Boston’s rally from … Continue reading BOSTON | Red Sox stun Yankees 5-4 in 10 for 4-game sweep

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. | Pearce (3 HRs), Red Sox pounce on Yankees, win 15-7

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.  — Severe weather forced fans at Beyonce and Jay-Z’s concert out of their seats to wait inside MetLife Stadium because of bad weather in the area. Officials said Thursday night in East Rutherford, New Jersey — where the New York Giants and New York Jets play — that concertgoers must head inside … Continue reading EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. | Pearce (3 HRs), Red Sox pounce on Yankees, win 15-7

BOSTON  | Red Sox get Kinsler from Angels, replaces injured Pedroia

BOSTON  — The Boston Red Sox acquired Ian Kinsler from the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night, replacing the injured Dustin Pedroia at second base even as the AL East leaders distance themselves from the New York Yankees — and the rest of baseball, too. Boston will send Triple-A pitchers Ty Buttrey and Williams Jerez … Continue reading BOSTON  | Red Sox get Kinsler from Angels, replaces injured Pedroia

LEADING OFF: Happ debuts for Yanks, Astros minus Altuve

A look at what’s happening around the majors Sunday: HAPPENING J.A. Happ makes his Yankees debut, three days after New York got him from Toronto in a trade for Brandon Drury and minor league outfielder Billy McKinney. The 35-year-old lefty starts out at home against Kansas City. Happ has enjoyed success over Boston in his … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Happ debuts for Yanks, Astros minus Altuve

NEW YORK | Severino again hit hard, KC tops Yanks 10-5 to open twinbill

NEW YORK — All-Star ace Luis Severino got hit hard in another shaky start and the Kansas City Royals, hours after trading cornerstone Mike Moustakas, beat the New York Yankees 10-5 Saturday in the opener a day-night doubleheader. Trying for his major league-leading 15th win, Severino instead was pulled after Lucas Duda’s two-run homer made … Continue reading NEW YORK | Severino again hit hard, KC tops Yanks 10-5 to open twinbill

BALTIMORE | Red Sox-O’s postponed after long rain delay with Sox up 5-0

BALTIMORE — The game between the Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles was postponed by rain following a long delay that began immediately after Boston took a 5-0 lead in the second inning Wednesday night. All statistics will be wiped out, including three home runs the Red Sox hit off Dylan Bundy. Almost immediately after Mookie … Continue reading BALTIMORE | Red Sox-O’s postponed after long rain delay with Sox up 5-0

BALTIMORE | Porcello throws 6 shutout innings as Red Sox top Orioles 5-3

BALTIMORE— Rick Porcello scattered six hits over six scoreless innings, Mitch Moreland homered and the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-3 Monday night in a matchup between the best and worst teams in the major leagues. Andrew Benintendi drove in two runs for the AL East leaders, who have won 15 of 17 … Continue reading BALTIMORE | Porcello throws 6 shutout innings as Red Sox top Orioles 5-3

ST. LOUIS | Cardinals fire Matheny with team hovering near .500

LOUIS — The St. Louis Cardinals have fired manager Mike Matheny during his seventh season with the team hovering around .500. The Cardinals announced Matheny’s firing after an 8-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday night, a defeat that dropped St. Louis to 47-46 and seven games back of the NL Central-leading Chicago Cubs. … Continue reading ST. LOUIS | Cardinals fire Matheny with team hovering near .500

BOSTON | Blue Jays win 13-7, snap Red Sox win streak at 10 games

BOSTON — Kevin Pillar had four hits and Justin Smoak had three, including a pair of homers, and they drove in four runs apiece on Friday night to help the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Red Sox 13-7 and snap Boston’s 10-game winning streak. Dwight Smith Jr. also homered for Toronto, which won for the … Continue reading BOSTON | Blue Jays win 13-7, snap Red Sox win streak at 10 games

LEADING OFF: Red Sox on a roll, Syndergaard returns

A look at what’s happening around the majors on Friday: HEAVEN 11 Mookie Betts and the rolling Boston Red Sox try to win their 11th consecutive game when they host Toronto again at Fenway Park. Betts, who leads the majors with a .352 batting average, had a grand slam and five RBIs in Thursday night’s … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Red Sox on a roll, Syndergaard returns

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

BOSTON | Red Sox beat Rangers 8-4 for 8th straight win

BOSTON — Andrew Benintendi bolstered his All-Star credentials with a pair of doubles and two RBIs in his final game before fan votes are tallied, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Texas Rangers 8-4 on Tuesday night to extend their winning streak to eight games. Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a pair of RBI doubles … Continue reading BOSTON | Red Sox beat Rangers 8-4 for 8th straight win

LEADING OFF: Red Sox, Rays look to keep surging

A look at what’s happening around the majors Tuesday: SURGING SOX The major league-best Boston Red Sox look for their 15th win in 18 games as they host the Texas Rangers in the middle game of their series. The Red Sox, who lead the second-place Yankees by 2 1/2 games in the AL East, send … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Red Sox, Rays look to keep surging

WASHINGTON | Bradley, Red Sox complete sweep, Nationals fall below .500

WASHINGTON— Struggling outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. drove in two runs, Eduardo Rodriguez struck out six in six scoreless innings and the Boston Red Sox shut out the Washington Nationals 3-0 on Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep and send the preseason NL East favorites below .500. The Nationals (42-43) have lost five in a row … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Bradley, Red Sox complete sweep, Nationals fall below .500

LEADING OFF: Nats fall to .500, Shohei back in the box

A look at what’s happening around the majors Wednesday: NATIONAL DECLINE The Nationals could use a spark before the July 4 fireworks go off in D.C. Washington is at risk of falling below .500 for the first time since May 2 as it continues a series against Boston at 11 a.m. EDT. The Red Sox … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Nats fall to .500, Shohei back in the box

BOSTON | Red Sox 2B Pedroia returns to lineup after knee surgery

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia is back after being sidelined by offseason knee surgery. The 2008 AL MVP and four-time All Star went 0 for 4 with a walk and scored in Boston’s 8-6 victory against the Atlanta Braves on Saturday. He received a standing ovation when he came up with … Continue reading BOSTON | Red Sox 2B Pedroia returns to lineup after knee surgery

BOSTON | Hanley Ramirez designated for assignment by Red Sox

BOSTON (AP) — Hanley Ramirez was designated for assignment by the Boston Red Sox, who are responsible for the $15.25 remaining on his contract but avoided him triggering a $22 million salary for 2019. Boston made the move Friday to clear a roster spot for All-Star shortstop Dustin Pedroia, who was activated from the disabled … Continue reading BOSTON | Hanley Ramirez designated for assignment by Red Sox

LEADING OFF: Pedroia rejoins Red Sox, Diamondback doldrums

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: WELCOME BACK Star second baseman Dustin Pedroia is set to be activated by the Red Sox after missing Boston’s first 50 games while recovering from knee surgery. Manager Alex Cora says Pedroia will come off the disabled list for a weekend series at Fenway Park against … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Pedroia rejoins Red Sox, Diamondback doldrums

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla | 2B Pedroia returns from bad knee, rejoins Red Sox on Friday

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Star second baseman Dustin Pedroia will be activated by the Red Sox on Friday after missing Boston’s first 50 games while recovering from knee surgery. Manager Alex Cora said Thursday that Pedroia will come off the disabled list for a weekend series at Fenway Park against Atlanta. Pedroia’s return to … Continue reading ST. PETERSBURG, Fla | 2B Pedroia returns from bad knee, rejoins Red Sox on Friday

BOSTON  | What a month: Red Sox complete best April with win over KC

BOSTON  — Xander Bogaerts hit a grand slam over the Green Monster and the Boston Red Sox finished April with their most wins ever by beating the Kansas City Royals 10-6 on Monday night. Mitch Moreland hit a solo homer and had three hits along with Bogaerts for the Red Sox, who posted their 19th … Continue reading BOSTON  | What a month: Red Sox complete best April with win over KC