Marisnick’s bat, glove help Astros top Sale, Red Sox 4-3

Baseball 05/24/19, 22:26

Jake Marisnick homered early off Chris Sale, then made two dazzling defensive plays in center field to help the Houston Astros beat the mistake-prone Boston Red Sox 4-3 on Friday night.In a matchup of the last two World Series winners, the Red Sox committed three errors, not looking nearly as ...

Red Sox avoid series sweep, snap Astros’ 10-game win streak

Baseball 05/19/19, 20:28

Michael Chavis homered, Xander Bogaerts hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning and the Boston Red Sox averted a series sweep against Houston with a 4-3 victory Sunday that snapped the Astros' 10-game winning streak.Mookie Betts scored three runs for Boston, which lost the first two games in its ...

Chavis homers, Red Sox snap Astros’ 10-game win streak

Sports 05/19/19, 16:17

Michael Chavis homered, Xander Bogaerts hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning and the Boston Red Sox averted a sweep against Houston with a 4-3 victory Sunday that snapped the Astros' 10-game winning streak.Mookie Betts scored three runs for Boston, which lost the first two games in the first ...

Astros OF Springer leaves game with lower back stiffness

Sports 05/19/19, 15:16

Astros outfielder George Springer has left Houston's game against the Boston Red Sox in the fifth inning with lower back stiffness.Springer, who entered Sunday leading the majors with 17 homers, took three big swings in the first and struck out against Chris Sale. On the second and third swings, Springer ...

Astros start fast; beat Red Sox 7-3 for 10th straight win

Baseball 05/18/19, 21:58

Tyler White's two-run double capped a five-run first inning, Josh Reddick hit a solo homer and the Houston Astros kept rolling, beating the Boston Red Sox 7-3 Saturday night for their 10th straight victory.Michael Brantley had three hits and an RBI for Houston (31-15), which matched the best start in ...

Leading off: A’s thump Tigers, Sale starts, Callaway cloud?

Sports 05/18/19, 21:32

A look at what's happening around the majors Sunday:ALL A'SThe Athletics try to beat Detroit for the 16th time when Mike Fiers starts at Comerica Park.Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale delivers against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at ...

Chavis lifts Red Sox over Rockies 6-5 in 10 innings

Baseball 05/15/19, 22:26

J.D. Martinez homered in his third straight game, rookie Michael Chavis singled home the winning run in the 10th inning and the Boston Red Sox recovered after blowing a five-run lead to beat the Colorado Rockies 6-5 on Wednesday night.Martinez hit a two-run shot and Eduardo Rodriguez struck out 10 ...

Sale strikes out 17 in 7 innings, Rockies top Red Sox in 11

Sports 05/14/19, 23:36

Chris Sale pleaded but did not push when manager Alex Cora told him his day was done.Cora was not about to risk the health his ace left-hander, even after he struck out a career-high 17 over seven innings. Sale may have righted whatever went wrong during an 0-5 start, but ...

Rockies rally past Red Sox 5-4, spoil Sale’s 17 K effort

Baseball 05/14/19, 22:31

Red Sox ace Chris Sale struck out a career-high 17 in just seven innings before getting pulled after 108 pitches on a chilly Tuesday night, and the Colorado Rockies rallied against Boston's bullpen to win 5-4 in the 11th.Sale became the first pitcher in major league history to fan 17 ...

Red Sox ace Sale fans career-high 17 in 7 innings vs Rockies

Sports 05/14/19, 20:46

Red Sox ace Chris Sale struck out a career-high 17 in just seven innings against Colorado, then was pulled after 108 pitches on a chilly Tuesday night at Fenway Park.The Boston lefty surpassed his previous best of 15 strikeouts, dominating the Rockies with a firm fastball and a sharp slider.A ...

Benintendi’s homer in 12th lifts Red Sox over Orioles 2-1

Baseball 05/08/19, 22:20

Andrew Benintendi homered in the 12th inning, and the Boston Red Sox received a masterful pitching performance from Chris Sale and a game-saving catch from Jackie Bradley Jr. in a 2-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night. With their fifth win in six games, the Red Sox reached .500 ...

Sale sparkles to earn first win, Red Sox top White Sox 6-1

Baseball 05/03/19, 22:42

Chris Sale snapped out of his early season funk to earn his first win with an impressive performance against his former team, tossing six scoreless innings of three-hit ball in the Boston Red Sox's 6-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox 6-1 on Friday night.Sale (1-5) entered with a 6.30 ...

Strasburg fastest to 1,500 Ks, Nationals beat Cardinals 2-1

Sports 05/02/19, 21:13

Stephen Strasburg reached 1,500 strikeouts in fewer innings than any pitcher in major league history, and the Washington Nationals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 after a long rain delay Thursday to salvage the finale of a four-game series.Despite the strong performance by Strasburg, the Nationals (13-17) fired pitching coach ...

Strasburg becomes fastest to 1,500 career strikeouts

Sports 05/02/19, 19:25

Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg reached 1,500 strikeouts in fewer innings pitched than any player in major league history during the Washington's game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday.Strasburg got opposing pitcher Dakota Hudson looking in the fifth inning for his eighth strikeout of the game and the 1,500th of ...

Sale drops to 0-5 as Rays beat Red Sox 5-2

Sports 04/28/19, 15:05

Chris Sale remained winless in six starts this season, giving up Daniel Robertson's two-run homer in the first inning and Yandy Diaz's two-run triple in the second as the Boston Red Sox lost to the Tampa Bay Rays 5-2 Sunday.Sale (0-5) gave up four runs — two earned — four ...

Leading off: Sale goes for 1st win

Baseball 04/27/19, 20:42

A look at what's happening around the majors Sunday:SALE TIMEBoston Red Sox ace Chris Sale has gone without a win in his first five starts for the first time in his major league career. The left-hander is 0-4 with a 7.43 ERA going into Sunday's outing at Fenway Park against ...

Sale remains winless as Tigers sweep Red Sox 7-4, 4-2

Baseball 04/23/19, 23:14

Chris Sale remained winless after five starts but struck out a season-high 10 in five innings as the Detroit Tigers beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 Tuesday to start their first doubleheader sweep at Fenway Park since August 1965.Spencer Turnbull (1-2) pitched five shutout innings for his first major league ...

Sale remains winless as Tigers beat Red Sox in DH opener

Baseball 04/23/19, 15:47

Chris Sale remained winless after five starts but managed not to take a loss for the first time this year, allowing two runs over five innings as the Boston Red Sox lost to the Detroit Tigers 7-4 in a doubleheader opener Tuesday.Sale struck out a season-high 10, walked two and ...

Leading off: Sale tries to turn corner, Harper gets heated

Baseball 04/23/19, 02:14

A look at what's happening around the majors today:PLAYING TWOAfter rain postponed his scheduled start Monday, Boston's Chris Sale gets the ball for Game One of a doubleheader against Detroit. Sale (0-4, 8.50) has concerned Red Sox fans with lousy results and subpar stuff this season, though his velocity ticked ...

Boston pitcher Chris Sale looks to start turnaround Tuesday

Sports 04/22/19, 17:38

Chris Sale's wait for his first win of a frustrating season extended another day.Boston's opener of a four-game series against Detroit was rained out Monday and rescheduled as part of a day-night doubleheader. Sale is to start Tuesday's day opener against Matthew Boyd in a matchup of left-handers.Sale is 0-4 ...

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