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Kepler's hit in 17th gives Twins 4-3 win over Red Sox

Jun. 19, 2019 3:06 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Max Kepler was supposed to have the night off. Instead, the Twins outfielder wound up playing 12 innings and delivered three huge hits. Kepler's single with one out in the 17th gave Minnesota a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox early Wednesday in the longest game by innings in Target...

Dominican officials arrest 11th suspect in David Ortiz case

Jun. 18, 2019 4:21 PM EDT

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Authorities in the Dominican Republic on Tuesday announced the arrest of an 11th suspect in the attempted killing of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz. An official identified the suspect as Franklin Junior Merán. The official, who agreed to disclose the...

DR officials identify man believed to have paid Ortiz hitmen

Jun. 18, 2019 9:11 AM EDT

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Dominican authorities on Monday identified the man they believe paid hit men to try and kill David Ortiz, adding that they were closing in on the mastermind and motive behind the shooting of the famous slugger who is recovering at a hospital in Boston. The man was...

Porcello pitches Red Sox past Berrios and Twins 2-0

Jun. 18, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After an awfully sluggish start to their World Series title defense, the Boston Red Sox have begun to round into form. Their latest stride came in the series opener at first-place Minnesota, with a dominant Rick Porcello on the mound. Porcello pitched seven innings to outduel Twins ace...

Red Sox use late rally, big 10th inning to beat Orioles 8-6

Jun. 16, 2019 6:56 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A comeback victory in a game that appeared to be lost enabled the Boston Red Sox to stroll out of Camden Yards feeling quite satisfied about where they stand at this point in the season. Rafael Devers led off the 10th inning with a home run after Marco Hernandez tied it with a solo shot in...

David Ortiz's wife offers Father's Day tribute to Big Papi

Jun. 16, 2019 4:56 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The wife of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz has paid a special tribute to her husband as he continues to recover from a gunshot wound in Massachusetts General Hospital. Tiffany Ortiz wrote in an Instagram post that this Father's Day on Sunday "brings with it a new appreciation for life...

Sale strikes out 10, leading Red Sox past Orioles 7-2

Jun. 15, 2019 11:39 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Sale struck out 10 over six sharp innings, J.D. Martinez homered in a third straight game and the surging Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 on Saturday. Sale (3-7) gave up two runs, six hits and a walk. Both runs came in the sixth, after the left-hander extended his...

Sale fans 10 to help resurgent Red Sox beat Orioles 7-2

Jun. 15, 2019 8:42 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — After getting off to a miserable start, Chris Sale and the Boston Red Sox are beginning to perform to their usual high standard. Sale struck out 10 over six sharp innings, J.D. Martinez homered in a third straight game and the surging Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 on Saturday. The...

Martinez hits 2 of Boston's 6 HRs in 13-2 rout of Orioles

Jun. 14, 2019 11:35 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Just ahead of the summer heat, the Boston Red Sox are warming up to the idea of bashing their way into contention for another trip to the playoffs. J.D. Martinez hit two of Boston's season-high six home runs , and the Red Sox staged another impressive power display at the expense of the...

Red Sox reliever Hembree placed on IL with elbow strain

Jun. 14, 2019 6:16 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Boston Red Sox reliever Heath Hembree has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a strained right elbow. Hembree is 1-0 with a 2.51 ERA and one save in 31 appearances. He is working on a streak of nine straight games without allowing a run. "I know my arm pretty good," Hembree said...