Leading off: Price ill, Jays slump, HR-prone Hess at Coors

Sports 05/25/19, 19:53

A look at what's happening around the majors Sunday:AILINGBoston Red Sox left-hander David Price is on the mend after he left his start at Houston due to flu-like symptoms. Price threw 15 pitches before leaving with two out in the first inning. It was the shortest start of Price's career.Baltimore ...

Red Sox LHP Price leaves in 1st with illness

Sports 05/25/19, 19:35

Boston Red Sox left-hander David Price has left his start at Houston due to flu-like symptoms.Price lasted three batters and 15 pitches before leaving with two out in the first inning Saturday night. It was the shortest start of Price's career and his shortest outing of any kind since Sept. ...

Price returns from injured list, Red Sox beat Jays 12-2

Baseball 05/20/19, 15:50

David Price did not allow any earned runs over five innings in his return from the injured list, and the Boston Red Sox hit four home runs in a 12-2 rout of the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday.A 33-year-old left-hander, Price had not pitched since May 2 because of left ...

Leading off: Callaway future, Guerrero surge, Springer out

Baseball 05/19/19, 21:29

A look at what's happening around the majors Monday:MANAGING EXPECTATIONSMets manager Mickey Callaway is on the hot seat as his slumping team returns home to play NL East rival Washington. New York (20-25) has lost five straight and was swept in three games at lowly Miami over the weekend, totaling ...

Red Sox put LHP Price on injured list with elbow tendinitis

Sports 05/06/19, 17:08

Boston Red Sox left-hander David Price has elbow problems again, although this time he expects a rapid recovery.Price was placed on the 10-day injured list Monday with tendinitis in his pitching elbow. He was scheduled start to start on Tuesday night at Baltimore."It doesn't feel right, so we're going to ...

Diaz homers, Morton goes 6 scoreless as Rays top Red Sox 2-1

Baseball 04/27/19, 18:53

Yandy Diaz hit David Price's second pitch over the Green Monster for a home run, Charlie Morton pitched six shutout innings and the Tampa Bay Rays held off the Boston Red Sox 2-1 Saturday.Mike Zunino added a fourth-inning RBI single off the Monster for the AL East-leading Rays, who were ...

Leading off: Rays, Red Sox begin series after rainout

Sports 04/26/19, 20:09

A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday:RAIN, RAIN GO AWAYThe Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox try again after Friday's series opener at Fenway Park was postponed by rain. Tampa Bay is on top of the AL East with a 16-9 record, but it was swept by ...

Red Sox, Rays washed out in series opener; twinbill June 8

Baseball 04/26/19, 17:41

The Red Sox will have to wait a day for a chance to catch up on the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays.The series opener Friday was postponed because of rain and rescheduled as part of a day-night doubleheader on June 8.World Series champion Boston has won five of seven and ...

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 ...

Price criticizes MLB for teams idle on Jackie Robinson Day

Sports 04/17/19, 17:57

Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price thinks Major League Baseball made a mistake by having just 10 games Monday on Jackie Robinson Day."Hey @mlb every year on April 15th we celebrate Jackie Robinson Day," Price tweeted Wednesday. "EVERYONE plays on that day next year deal? No one should have an ...

Price and Bogaerts carry Red Sox past Orioles 4-0

Baseball 04/14/19, 15:27

David Price pitched seven stellar innings with seven strikeouts, Xander Bogaerts hit a three-run homer and drove in every run, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-0 on Sunday.The teams wrap up their four-game series with Boston's traditional Patriots' Day morning game Monday, with first pitch set ...

Red Sox raise 4th World Series banner in 15 years

Baseball 04/09/19, 12:37

The Boston Red Sox are celebrating their fourth World Series title in 15 years at Fenway Park before their home opener.A giant banner honoring the 2018 champions was unfurled in front of the Green Monster during a ceremony before Tuesday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays. Pedro Martinez, Mike Lowell ...

Verlander’s $94M, 3-year deal has 4th-highest average salary

Baseball 03/26/19, 22:54

Justin Verlander has the fourth-highest average salary in the major leagues in his $94 million, three-year contract with the Houston Astros.The 36-year-old right-hander had been due $28 million in 2019, the final guaranteed season of a $180 million, seven-year deal he signed with Detroit before the 2013 season.That salary is ...

Price tabbed as No. 5 starter, may relieve opening day

Baseball 03/26/19, 19:03

David Price is set to be the No. 5 starter in the Boston Red Sox rotation, but the left-hander isn't ruling out a relief appearance during the season's opening weekend.Price pitched four innings Tuesday in Boston's final exhibition game, a 16-7 loss to the Chicago Cubs, then said he's interested ...

Price, boosted by big October outings, aims for Bosox repeat

Baseball 03/24/19, 14:47

It wasn't an offseason weight-loss program, but pitcher David Price is entering the 2019 season much lighter.A tremendous burden has been lifted from his shoulders. The Boston Red Sox lefty has finally gotten rid of the postseason demons that had been haunting him for much of his 11-season career."I do ...

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 ...

3 days after Series gem, Price says he’s staying in Boston

Baseball 10/31/18, 10:55

Boston Red Sox left-hander David Price will stay with the team he led to a World Series title.He announced on the field at Fenway Park before a victory parade Wednesday he was declining a contract option that would have enabled him to become a free agent.Boston Red Sox's David Price ...

Talk of rule changes, Harper, Machado dominate offseason

Baseball 10/29/18, 18:21

The World Series was baseball 2018 in a microcosm.Half the 44 runs scored by the champion Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers came across the plate on home runs. That's the second-highest percentage in baseball history, according to the Elias Sports Bureau, behind only last year's 57.4 percent.There were ...

Cora, Red Sox in trouble after running through pitchers

Baseball 10/27/18, 03:54

Now Alex Cora's in trouble.Boston's manager went for a commanding lead in the World Series, using David Price and Nathan Eovaldi out of the bullpen in Game 3 against the Los Angeles Dodgers.His moves almost worked, but second baseman Ian Kinsler slipped on the infield and made a throwing error ...

Update: Benintendi benched to make room for Martinez

Baseball 10/26/18, 17:34

The Latest on the World Series (all times local):2:27 p.m.Boston benched left fielder Andrew Benintendi to make room for major league RBIs leader J.D. Martinez in the outfield as the World Series switched to the National League city for Game 3, resulting in the loss of the designated hitter.With right-hander ...

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