Springer hits 17th HR, Astros top Red Sox for 9th straight W

Sports 05/17/19, 21:33

George Springer hit his American League-leading 17th home run and the Houston Astros continued their torrid month of May with their ninth straight victory, 3-1 over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night.Springer's two-run shot in the eighth off Rick Porcello put the Astros up 2-1 and Houston held on. ...

Red Sox complete sweep, close gap on AL East-leading Rays

Baseball 04/21/19, 19:34

Christian Vazquez hit a sacrifice fly in the 11th inning, and the Boston Red Sox completed an uplifting three-game sweep of the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays with a 4-3 victory Sunday.Rafael Devers singled off Jose Alvarado (0-2) to start the 11th and went to second when Michael Chavis walked.Both ...

Red Sox beat AL East-leading Rays 4-3 in 11 to finish sweep

Baseball 04/21/19, 18:44

A manufactured run in extra innings capped off a resurgent weekend for the defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox.Christian Vazquez hit a sacrifice fly in the 11th inning and the Red Sox completed an uplifting three-game sweep of the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays with a 4-3 victory Sunday."That ...

Red Sox beat AL East-leading Rays 4-3 in 11 to finish sweep

Baseball 04/21/19, 17:40

Christian Vazquez hit a sacrifice fly in the 11th inning and the Boston Red Sox completed an uplifting three-game sweep of the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays with a 4-3 victory Sunday.Rafael Devers singled off Jose Alvarado (0-2) to start the 11th and went to second when Michael Chavis walked.Both ...

Betts, Moreland homers lead Red Sox to 6-4 win over Rays

Baseball 04/19/19, 23:05

Mookie Betts and Mitch Moreland hit back-to-back homers for the go-ahead runs in the eighth inning and the struggling Boston Red Sox beat the MLB-best Tampa Bay Rays 6-4 on Friday night.With the game tied at 4, Betts hit a leadoff shot off Diego Castillo (0-2) and Moreland connected three ...

Betts, Moreland homer in 8th, Red Sox beat Rays 6-4

Baseball 04/19/19, 21:28

Mookie Betts and Mitch Moreland hit back-to-back homers for the go-ahead runs in the eighth inning and the struggling Boston Red Sox beat the MLB-best Tampa Bay Rays 6-4 on Friday night.With the game tied at 4, Betts hit a leadoff shot off Diego Castillo (0-2) and Moreland connected three ...

American League East capsules

Baseball 03/22/19, 12:03

Capsules of American League East teams, listed in order of finish last year:___Boston Red SoxIn this Monday, March 18, 2019, photo, New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton bats against the Atlanta Braves in a spring baseball exhibition game in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)2018: 108-54, first place, World Series champions.Manager: Alex ...

Alex Cora arrives in Puerto Rico as fans celebrate win

Baseball 11/03/18, 14:41

Hundreds of arms stretched into the sky in the hometown of Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora on Saturday as fans took pictures and video of the first man from Puerto Rico to lead a team to a World Series championship.Cora held up the trophy that he had been cradling ...

Giving Out Report Cards for the Red Sox

Baseball 11/01/18, 07:31

BOSTON -- Only a real nitpicker would look back at arguably the best team in Boston Red Sox history and give out individual grades to each player while hand-selecting their contributions and shortcomings during the 2018 season.Nitpicker here, ready and willing. Let's do this.POSITION PLAYERSC Sandy Leon: B-plusHow good does ...

Red Sox return to Fenway Park with World Series trophy

Baseball 10/29/18, 23:09

The World Series champion Boston Red Sox have returned to Fenway Park, carrying the championship trophy they won a night earlier.A caravan of buses arrived at Fenway on Monday night, less than 24 hours after the Red Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 to win the World Series in ...

Vazquez for Leon only batting order change for Game 2

Baseball 10/24/18, 17:13

The Red Sox made one change to their starting batting order after beating the Los Angeles Dodgers in the World Series opener, inserting Christian Vazquez at catcher for Game 2 in place of Sandy Leon.Boston manager Alex Cora dropped the catcher's spot one slot to ninth on Wednesday night, raising ...

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 ...

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, ...

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