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Garver hits 2 of Twins' 5 home runs in 8-6 win over Yankees

Jul. 23, 2019 2:33 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mitch Garver hit two of Minnesota's five home runs, and the Twins held on for an 8-6 victory over the New York Yankees after a tone-setting triple play in the first inning of a series opener between AL division leaders Monday night. Jorge Polanco, Nelson Cruz and Max Kepler also went...

Martinez lifts Boston 9-4; Rays pitch position player down 5

Jul. 23, 2019 2:06 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Boston Red Sox are creeping into playoff contention, and the Tampa Bay Rays didn't have the pitching depth to give them a full fight Monday night. The defending World Series champions pulled within a game of Tampa Bay for third place in the AL wild card standings with a 9-4...

Chavis' grand slam helps Red Sox beat Blue Jays 10-8

Jul. 16, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The grand slam was nice. What Red Sox rookie Michael Chavis really wanted to talk about was his batting eye against the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night. "Personally, weirdly, I was more excited about the two walks," he said after Boston beat the Blue Jays 10-8 in the series opener. "I mean,...

Price, Vazquez, Bogaerts lead Red Sox over Tigers for sweep

Jul. 7, 2019 6:04 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — David Price sent the Boston Red Sox sailing into the All-Star break with a bit of history Sunday. Price pitched one-run ball over five innings and the Red Sox finished off a three-game sweep of Detroit with a 6-3 win. The victory was the 150th of Price's career. "It will be cool to see that...

Betts, Benintendi lead Red Sox to 10-6 win over Tigers

Jul. 7, 2019 1:20 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — It has taken the Boston Red Sox a long time to win the first two games of their weekend series with the Detroit Tigers. They'd love to finish off a sweep quickly. "We've got one more game until the All-Star break," Red Sox manager Alex Cora said. "Let's come in here, take care of business...

Yankees rule Britannia, complete London sweep of Red Sox

Jun. 30, 2019 8:45 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain treasures tradition, and the New York Yankees wrapped up Major League Baseball's first trip to Europe with one of their sport's classic customs: a late-inning pinstriped comeback. Gary Sánchez hit a go-ahead, two-run single in a nine-run seventh , and the Yankees overcome a...

White Sox rally after blowing lead in 8th, beat Boston 8-7

Jun. 26, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston starter Chris Sale won't mind getting just about as far away from Fenway Park as he can. The Red Sox left-hander had yet another rough start at home against the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday, and by the time he returns it will be an entire year since he last won a regular-season game...

Hernández walk-off, single lifts Red Sox over White Sox 6-5

Jun. 25, 2019 12:18 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Marco Hernández is starting to see two years of pain finally bring him some moments of joy. Hernández beat out an infield single with the bases loaded in the ninth and the Boston Red Sox rallied to beat the Chicago White Sox 6-5 on Monday night. "When I hit the ball, I don't see it....

Blue Jays rally from 6-run deficit, beat Red Sox 8-7

Jun. 22, 2019 9:15 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays didn't even have to wait 24 hours to pay Boston back for their comeback victory. One day after the Red Sox rallied from four runs down to win on a walk-off homer in the 10th inning, the Blue Jays erased a six-run deficit and handed the defending World Series champions a...

Vázquez's HR in 10th caps Red Sox rally past Blue Jays 7-5

Jun. 22, 2019 12:47 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Trailing by four runs in the seventh, the Red Sox needed a little extra time to complete their latest dramatic comeback. Boston scored three runs in the seventh and another in the eighth to tie the score, then Christian Vázquez won it with a two-run homer in the 10th inning as the Red...