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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