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. ...

Porcello pitches 8 shutout innings, Red Sox beat A’s 5-1

Baseball 04/30/19, 20:55

Rick Porcello pitched eight shutout innings and struck out a season-high eight as the Boston Red Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 5-1 on Tuesday night.Porcello (2-3) allowed only two hits and walked two while winning his second straight start. He also became the first starter to go past the seventh ...

Chavis homers, Red Sox beat Tigers 7-3

Baseball 04/25/19, 21:18

Michael Chavis hit a two-run homer, Rick Porcello got his first win of the season and the Boston Red Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 7-3 Thursday night.Andrew Benintendi and Mookie Betts had two doubles apiece for Boston, and Rafael Devers hit a two-run double as the Red Sox had a ...

Boston avoids big early hole with sweep of Rays

Baseball 04/22/19, 01:04

Hold off — for now — on the panic in Boston.The Red Sox are indeed off to a poor start in defense of their World Series title. They have a 9-13 record and baseball's third-worst run differential. But after sweeping a three-game series with first-place Tampa Bay, Boston has avoided ...

Red Sox get 1st series win, beat Rays 6-5 behind Benintendi

Baseball 04/20/19, 21:06

The World Series champion Boston Red Sox won a series for the first time this season when Andrew Benintendi hit a grand slam and a tiebreaking ninth-inning sacrifice fly and catcher Christian Vázquez picked off Tommy Pham for the final out in a 6-5 win over the Tampa Bay Rays ...

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 ...

Orioles’ Davis singles in 1st, ending record hitless streak

Baseball 04/13/19, 12:40

Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis ended his streak of futility in his first at-bat on Saturday when he lined a bases-loaded, two-run single to right in the first inning against the Boston Red Sox.Davis had gone hitless a record 54 straight at-bats, starting this season 0 for 33 before he lined ...

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 ...

Leading off: Red Sox struggling, Jansen back at Coors Field

Sports 04/04/19, 20:46

A look at what's a happening around the majors Friday:SCUFFLING SOXBoston is 2-6, the worst start for a defending World Series champion since the stripped-down Marlins bumbled to 108 losses in 1998. Rick Porcello tries to get the Red Sox going in the right direction when he pitches at Arizona. ...

Narvaez, Bruce homer as Mariners beat Red Sox 10-8

Baseball 03/31/19, 19:11

Omar Narvaez hit a three-run homer off Rick Porcello in Seattle's seven-run third inning, and the Mariners beat the Boston Red Sox 10-8 on Sunday.Dee Gordon had two hits and three RBIs as Seattle put together another impressive performance at the plate. The Mariners scored 34 times while taking three ...

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 ...

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 ...

Back by the beach, Dodgers look to get hot in World Series

Baseball 10/25/18, 22:30

Palm trees! Shorts! Sunglasses!While the World Series isn't quite a trip to the beach, the Boston Red Sox anticipate staying hot in balmy California, and the Los Angeles Dodgers hope a warm welcome will help them reverse a 2-0 deficit."I think the climate is a little different," Dodgers manager Dave ...

World Series Bark Park: Porcello’s pup romps around Fenway

Baseball 10/22/18, 03:13

Fresh from his World Series workout, Rick Porcello was far from dog tired.So the Red Sox pitcher took his new puppy for a romp at a popular park — Fenway Park.Porcello watched in amusement as 4-month-old Bronco the German shepherd explored the yard Sunday. The pup sniffed outside the Boston ...

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 hope to home-field advantage makes difference

Baseball 10/11/18, 19:41

The Red Sox hope home-field advantage makes a difference after consecutive Division Series eliminations.Boston began the postseason 0-2 on the road at Cleveland in 2016 and again at Houston last year.By winning a club-record 108 games this season, the Red Sox ensured home-field advantage through the postseason. They split at ...

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, ...

Eovaldi to start Game 3 instead of Porcello

Baseball 10/07/18, 17:11

Boston will start former Yankee Nathan Eovaldi rather than Rick Porcello against New York in Game 3 of the AL Division Series on Monday.Red Sox manager Alex Cora says he made the decision because Porcello pitched two-thirds of an inning of relief in Friday's opener and he wanted to give ...

Severino, then Sabathia for Yankees in Games 3, 4

Baseball 10/05/18, 17:43

Luis Severino will start Game 3 of the AL Division Series for the New York Yankees and CC Sabathia will start Game 4 against the Red Sox if necessary.That's the word from Yankees manager Aaron Boone.Boone announced the rotation before the series opener on Friday night. J.A. Happ was scheduled ...

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