After Series win with Astros, Cora aims to knock them out

Baseball 10/11/18, 03:08

Alex Cora led Boston to a victory over the hated Yankees. Next up for the first-year Red Sox manager: The team he left after winning a World Series as a bench coach last season."I've been talking about them the whole season, so now we go," he said after the Red ...

Cora sticking with David Price for Game 2 of ALCS vs Astros

Baseball 10/10/18, 17:32

Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora says David Price will start Game 2 of the AL Championship Series against Houston despite an unprecedented history of playoff struggles. Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price throws on the field before an American League Division Series baseball game against the New York Yankees, Monday, ...

Leading off: Red Sox ready for Astros, Yanks begin offseason

Baseball 10/10/18, 01:00

A look at what's happening around the majors Wednesday:MOVING ONThe Red Sox are set for a postseason rematch with the World Series champion Astros. Boston eliminated the Yankees with a dramatic 4-3 victory Tuesday night in Game 4 of their AL Division Series, and now rookie manager Alex Cora and ...

After 1st postseason cycle, Holt returns to Boston’s bench

Baseball 10/09/18, 17:37

Becoming the first player to hit for a postseason cycle earned Brock Holt a return to the Boston Red Sox bench.Ian Kinsler was back at second base for Game 4 of the AL Division Series on Tuesday night against the New York Yankees and left-hander CC Sabathia.Holt, a left-handed batter, ...

Holt 1st with postseason cycle, Red Sox rout Yankees 16-1

Baseball 10/08/18, 23:36

Brock Holt became the first player to hit for the cycle in a postseason game and the Boston Red Sox routed the New York Yankees 16-1 on Monday night to grab a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five AL Division Series.Andrew Benintendi lined a three-run double and Holt tripled home two ...

Eovaldi to start Game 3 instead of Porcello

Baseball 10/07/18, 17:11

Boston will start former Yankee Nathan Eovaldi rather than Rick Porcello against New York in Game 3 of the AL Division Series on Monday.Red Sox manager Alex Cora says he made the decision because Porcello pitched two-thirds of an inning of relief in Friday's opener and he wanted to give ...

Red Sox replace Wright with Hembree on roster vs Yankees

Baseball 10/06/18, 12:50

Red Sox knuckleballer Steven Wright has been replaced on the AL Division Series roster with reliever Heath Hembree.Wright has inflammation in his left knee and a loose body. He is ineligible for the rest of the best-of-five series and also cannot play in the AL Championship Series. He could be ...

Red Sox hope bullpen woes don’t doom playoff chances

Baseball 10/03/18, 19:01

For a team that finished with the best record in baseball — setting a franchise record for victories along the way — the Boston Red Sox sure have a lot of questions about their bullpen.Even as they coasted to their third straight AL East title, with two Cy Young Award ...

Red Sox keeping things routine awaiting ALDS opponent

Baseball 10/02/18, 16:35

Alex Cora knows first-hand the way things change in October. That's why the Boston Red Sox manager wants to keep everything the same for his club.Routine served Boston well during the regular season. Under their rookie skipper, the Red Sox posted a franchise-best 108 wins and secured home-field advantage throughout ...

Red Sox claim more titles, beating Yankees 10-2 in finale

Baseball 09/30/18, 22:00

On the final day of their record-setting season, the AL East champion Boston Red Sox picked up a few more titles.Mookie Betts had another hit to coast to the big league batting championship and J.D. Martinez won the RBI crown on Sunday as the Red Sox headed into the playoffs ...

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