Bogaerts hits slam in 7-run 8th, Red Sox beat White Sox 9-2

Baseball 05/05/19, 16:57

Xander Bogaerts hit a grand slam in Boston's seven-run eighth inning to give the Red Sox a 9-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.Mitch Moreland went 2 for 3 with two RBIs, and J.D. Martinez and Eduardo Nunez each had an RBI single as Boston won for the ...

Boston’s Pedroia could be activated for home opener

Baseball 04/07/19, 14:45

Boston second baseman Dustin Pedroia could be activated for Tuesday's home opener against Toronto.Pedroia, the 2008 AL MVP, has been slowed since a slide into his surgically repaired left knee at second base by Baltimore's Manny Machado on April 21, 2017. Pedroia had left knee surgery on Oct. 25, 2017, ...

D-Backs’ Avila goes on injured last with strained quadriceps

Baseball 04/07/19, 14:09

Arizona placed catcher Alex Avila on the injured list with a strained left quadriceps, an injury sustained while circling the bases on a home run.Avila was hurt when he homered off Boston infielder Eduardo Nunez, who was on the mound during the eighth inning of the Diamondbacks' 15-8 victory Friday."He ...

Leading off: Dodgers hitting HRs, Red Sox skid, Reds drought

Sports 04/05/19, 22:09

A look at what's a happening around the majors Saturday:LA LONGBALLSCody Bellinger and the Los Angeles Dodgers are on a home run rampage, hitting a whopping 21 in their first eight games — that's the second-most in major league history in that span, only behind the St. Louis Cardinals' 23 ...

Marte 2 HRs, 5 RBIs, Diamondbacks rout wobbling Red Sox 15-8

Baseball 04/05/19, 21:58

Ketel Marte homered from both sides of the plate, including a grand slam, and Arizona kept the Boston Red Sox in a season-opening funk with a 15-8 romp Friday night in the Diamondbacks' home opener.Adam Jones homered and doubled for the Diamondbacks, who scored seven times in the sixth inning ...

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 ...

Dodgers bench Bellinger for elimination game vs Red Sox

Baseball 10/28/18, 17:54

Cody Bellinger is on the bench for the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 5 of the World Series.His left-handed bat has been replaced in the lineup by Enrique Hernandez, who will hit third and play center field on Sunday against the Boston Red Sox.First baseman David Freese leads off again ...

Taking Stock of an Epic Game 3

Baseball 10/28/18, 08:32

Loose thoughts in the wake of possibly the greatest World Series game(s) ever played Friday night and Saturday morning...Every inning Nathan Eovaldi pitched -- and he pitched a lot of them -- added millions and millions of dollars to the contract he's going to get after he declares his free ...

Dodgers’ bullpen crumbles in 9-6 loss to Red Sox in Game 4

Baseball 10/28/18, 00:48

Working on a one-hitter with a 4-0 lead, Rich Hill had just sent Eduardo Nunez down swinging for the first out of the seventh inning.Dodgers manager Dave Roberts had seen enough. Walking to the mound, he signaled to the bullpen and Hill was gone.On came Scott Alexander and the beginning ...

Fall classic: Wild trip for Boston infielder Nunez in Game 3

Baseball 10/27/18, 08:04

This was a true fall classic for Eduardo Nunez.The Boston third baseman became a one-man blooper reel when he flipped, tripped, tumbled and sprawled Friday night in Game 3 of the World Series."He was all over the place, huh?" Red Sox manager Alex Cora said.All that, and he didn't even ...

Bellinger cuts down Kinsler, making up for gaffe on bases

Baseball 10/27/18, 02:33

Ian Kinsler headed home, trying to get his 200-pound frame to the plate with the go-ahead run before Cody Bellinger's throw from center field.Bellinger caught Eduardo Nunez's drive 275 feet from home for the second out of the 10th inning, planted his right foot and heaved.It was quite a play, ...

Red Sox beat Dodgers 8-4 at Fenway in World Series opener

Baseball 10/23/18, 07:54

Andrew Benintendi, J.D. Martinez and the Boston Red Sox came out swinging in the World Series opener, seizing every advantage in their quirky ballpark to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-4 on a chilly, windy Tuesday night.Boston Red Sox's Eduardo Nunez, center, celebrates at the dugout after hitting a three-run ...

Altuve is Astros DH vs. Red Sox in ALCS Game 3

Baseball 10/16/18, 13:49

Six-time All-Star second baseman Jose Altuve is a designated hitter for the Houston Astros in the playoffs for the first time.Astros manager A.J. Hinch has Altuve as the DH for Game 3 of the American League Championship Series against Boston. Altuve bruised his right knee during the playoffs and it ...

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 ...

Sale, Cora make early exits for Red Sox in ALCS Game 1

Baseball 10/13/18, 23:29

Red Sox ace Chris Sale and manager Alex Cora both made early exits in Game 1 of the AL Championship Series against the Houston Astros.Sale lasted just four innings Saturday night, giving up two runs on one hit and four walks.Cora wasn't far behind the lanky left-hander going back to ...

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 ...

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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