Bradley’s slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS

Baseball 10/16/18, 21:27

Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a grand slam, Nathan Eovaldi hushed Houston a day after some social media trash talk and the Boston Red Sox beat the Astros 8-2 on Tuesday to take a 2-1 lead in the AL Championship Series.Boston Red Sox's Jackie Bradley Jr. celebrates after his grand slam ...

Red Sox say they are not sure when Sale available

Baseball 10/16/18, 15:30

The Boston Red Sox say they aren't sure when lefty ace Chris Sale will be available to pitch.Speaking Tuesday before Game 3 of the AL Championship Series, Boston manager Alex Cora says Sale was still on his way to the ballpark and would go to the training room when he ...

Red Sox ace Chris Sale hospitalized with stomach illness

Baseball 10/14/18, 22:13

The Boston Red Sox say ace left-hander Chis Sale has a stomach illness and will spend the night in the hospital.The Red Sox made the announcement Sunday night in the seventh inning of Game 2 of the AL Championship Series against Houston.Boston said Sale reported the illness earlier in the ...

Red Sox shuffle lineup heading into Game 2 of ALCS vs Astros

Baseball 10/14/18, 17:10

Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora has shuffled his lineup for Game 2 against the Houston Astros, putting infielders Ian Kinsler and Rafael Devers and catcher Christian Vazquez in the starting lineup for the first time in the AL Championship Series.Devers was batting sixth and playing third base in place ...

Verlander cools off Red Sox 7-2 in Game 1 of ALCS

Baseball 10/14/18, 00:23

Justin Verlander outlasted an uncharacteristically wild Chris Sale, overcoming control problems of his own to give Houston six innings of two-hit ball on Saturday night and lead the Astros over the Boston Red Sox 7-2 in the AL Championship Series opener.Houston Astros' Carlos Correa watches his RBI-single against the Boston ...

October staffing: Sale, Kershaw, aces become bullpen aces

Baseball 10/11/18, 19:47

Chris Sale is all set to start Game 1 at Fenway Park. If the Boston Red Sox later need him for middle relief, he's ready. Or a setup spot, sure."I mean, it's postseason baseball. You have to be prepared for anything," the All-Star lefty said.Especially when it comes to pitching, ...

A capsule look at the Astros-Red Sox playoff series

Baseball 10/11/18, 18:48

A look at the best-of-seven American League Championship Series between the Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox:___Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Saturday, at Boston, 8:09 p.m.; Game 2, Sunday, at Boston, 7:09 p.m.; Game 3, Tuesday, Oct. 16, at Houston, 5:09 p.m.; Game 4, Wednesday, Oct. 17, at Houston, ...

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, ...

Home for good: Yankees eliminated by rival Red Sox in ALDS

Baseball 10/10/18, 00:16

Aaron Judge and the New York Yankees couldn't wait to get back home.Now, that's exactly where they're staying.CC Sabathia became the latest pitcher to put New York in an early hole as rookie manager Aaron Boone again stuck with his starter too long, and the Yankees fell just short of ...

Red Sox hold off Yanks in Game 4, face Astros in ALCS

Baseball 10/10/18, 00:00

Craig Kimbrel and the Boston Red Sox held off the Yankees' ninth-inning rally that ended with a video replay, eliminating New York with a 4-3 victory Tuesday night that set up a postseason rematch with the World Series champion Houston Astros.Trailing in Game 4 of the AL Division Series, the ...

Bregman, Astros break into prime time for ALCS Games 1 and 2

Baseball 10/09/18, 18:50

Alex Bregman is getting his wish — the Houston Astros are headed for prime time.Major League Baseball released the schedule for Games 1 and 2 of the NL and AL Championship Series on Tuesday, and the Astros will play either the Boston Red Sox or New York Yankees on Saturday ...

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, ...

Rays extend manager Kevin Cash’s contract through 2024

Baseball 10/09/18, 09:15

The Tampa Bay Rays, who won more games than any American League team that didn't make the playoffs, have rewarded manager Kevin Cash with a contract extension that runs through 2024, plus a club option for 2025.The 40-year-old Cash had one year remaining on a five-year, $5 million deal he ...

‘Embarrassing’: Yanks routed by Red Sox 16-1, trail ALDS 2-1

Baseball 10/09/18, 00:46

Their ace got booed off the mound, loudly. Their manager let things get out of hand. And their backup catcher wound up pitching."It was an embarrassing day today," New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius said.Not much else to say after the Yankees absorbed the most-lopsided loss in their distinguished, 396-game ...

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 ...

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

Baseball 10/08/18, 17:40

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 ...

Sanchez, Judge power Yankees past Red Sox 6-2 to even ALDS

Baseball 10/07/18, 00:01

Gary Sanchez homered twice, Aaron Judge also hit a tape-measure shot and Masahiro Tanaka pitched the New York Yankees past the Boston Red Sox 6-2 on Saturday night to tie their AL Division Series at one game apiece.Home runs by Judge and Sanchez helped chase David Price after only five ...

Sale strong, ‘pen shaky as Red Sox beat Yankees 5-4 in ALDS

Baseball 10/05/18, 23:26

Chris Sale struck out eight for his first career postseason win, J.D. Martinez hit a three-run homer and the Boston Red Sox sweated out their shaky bullpen to beat the New York Yankees 5-4 on Friday night in Game 1 of the AL Division Series.Boston Red Sox's J.D. Martinez celebrates ...

Yanks CF Aaron Hicks leaves ALDS opener with tight hamstring

Baseball 10/05/18, 22:49

Yankees center fielder Aaron Hicks has left Game 1 of the AL Division Series against the Boston Red Sox with tightness in his right hamstring.Hicks exited in the fourth inning Friday night after he came up limping at first base following a leadoff single. He was replaced by Brett Gardner.Hicks ...

A capsule look at the Yankees-Red Sox playoff series

Baseball 10/04/18, 16:47

A look at the best-of-five American League Division Series between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox:___Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Friday, at Boston, 7:32 p.m.; Game 2, Saturday, at Boston, 8:15 p.m.; Game 3, Monday, Oct. 8, at New York, TBA; x-Game 4, Tuesday, Oct. 9, at ...

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