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Rodriguez, Devers carry Red Sox past Orioles, 4-0

Aug. 17, 2019 11:21 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Eduardo Rodríguez's role in Boston's rotation just got a lot bigger. Judging by his first start since ace lefty Chris Sale went on the 10-day injured list, he looks like he can take on the added responsibility. Rodríguez pitched 7 1/3 stellar innings, red-hot Rafael Devers belted a...

Benintendi, Porcello lead Red Sox past Orioles, 9-1

Aug. 16, 2019 11:22 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The hits never stopped coming for the defending champion Red Sox. Now the pitching might be falling in line, too. Rick Porcello held the Orioles to one run over six innings for his sixth win in eight starts and received plenty of support as Boston topped Baltimore 9-1 on Friday night. Andrew...

1 year after record-setting season, Red Sox limp to October

Aug. 15, 2019 5:15 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox baseball boss Dave Dombrowski gave up on a fourth straight AL East title when he decided not to make a move at the trade deadline. The players bowed out of the postseason race soon after. One year after their record-setting run to their fourth World Series in 15 seasons, the Red Sox...

Devers extends hit streak to 8, Red Sox beat Indians 5-1

Aug. 14, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Red Sox have survived their most demanding stretch of the season with their modest playoff hopes intact. Rafael Devers homered and singled, extending his robust hit streak to eight straight at-bats, and Xander Bogaerts went deep twice to lead Boston to a 5-1 victory over the Cleveland...

Lindor's base-running gaffe helps BoSox edge Indians 7-6

Aug. 14, 2019 12:24 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Francisco Lindor made a major blunder and owned it. "I messed up," the All-Star shortstop said. "It's a rookie mistake." Lindor's over-aggressive base running in the ninth inning sabotaged Cleveland's bid at another dramatic win, and Jackie Bradley Jr. homered in the 10th inning as the...

Red Sox place rookie INF Chavis on injured list (shoulder)

Aug. 12, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Michael Chavis played through the pain for as long as he could. On Monday, the Red Sox rookie finally gave in. Boston placed the versatile Chavis on the 10-day injured list with a sprained left shoulder he sustained recently while trying to make a diving catch. One of the AL's top...

Bemboom's hit on call-up day lifts Angels past Red Sox 5-4

Aug. 11, 2019 6:34 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Anthony Bemboom finally lived his dream after a long day and a longer journey back to the Los Angeles Angels. Bemboom hit a go-ahead single in the 10th inning after Kole Calhoun's solo homer tied it in the eighth, leading the Angels past the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Sunday for a split of their...

Trout hits 1st homer at Fenway, Angels rout Red Sox 12-4

Aug. 10, 2019 9:59 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Mike Trout can cross Fenway Park off his home run to-do list. Trout hit the first home run of his career at Fenway and the Los Angeles Angels snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 12-4 rout of the Boston Red Sox on Saturday. With his 428-foot drive over the Green Monster in the sixth...

Boston's Price: Wrist better after cortisone shot

Aug. 10, 2019 3:35 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox left-hander David Price says he's feeling better, just days after getting a cortisone shot to treat a cyst in his left wrist. "First time I've had an injection like that, so it made it sore the first 48 hours," the 33-year-old said Saturday before Boston's game with the Los Angeles...

Martinez hits 2 HRs, Red Sox rout Angels 16-4

Aug. 10, 2019 12:42 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — J.D. Martinez had a moment of panic in between home runs when a drive deep to right didn't quite make it out of Fenway Park. Two other hits by Martinez did as he slugged a pair of homers while leading the Boston Red Sox to a 16-4 rout of the slumping Los Angeles Angels on Friday night....