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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...

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...

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...

Bogaerts HR caps comeback as Red Sox rally past Rangers 7-6

Jun. 14, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — After trailing early by five runs, the Boston Red Sox slugged their way to a comeback victory. Xander Bogaerts hit a solo homer in the seventh inning, Boston's fifth long ball of the game, and the Red Sox rallied to beat the Texas Rangers 7-6 on Thursday night. "We found a way to win today...

Betts' bases-loaded walk gives Red Sox 4-3 win over Rangers

Jun. 12, 2019 8:48 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Mookie Betts watched patiently as four straight pitches missed the strike zone, and the Red Sox averted disaster. Betts drew a bases-loaded walk from reliever Jesse Chavez in the ninth, giving the Red Sox a 4-3 win over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday and halting Boston's three-game skid. "I...

Betts homers as Red Sox beat Royals 7-5 for 3-game sweep

Jun. 7, 2019 12:09 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mookie Betts is pretty good against Danny Duffy. Betts hit a two-run homer off Duffy in a four-run third inning and the Boston Red Sox defeated the Kansas City Royals 7-5 Thursday to complete their first series sweep in nearly a month. Betts is 7 for 11 with five home runs against...

Price finally solves Yankees as Red Sox win 8-5 to stop skid

Jun. 3, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — David Price picked an excellent time to erase his Boston zero in the Bronx. The left-hander finally won at Yankee Stadium for the first time with the Red Sox, backed by early homers from J.D. Martinez and Xander Bogaerts in an 8-5 victory over New York on Sunday night . "It was a...

New York Yankees welcome Boston Red Sox

May. 31, 2019 1:42 PM EDT

Boston Red Sox (29-27, third in the AL East) vs. New York Yankees (36-19, first in the AL East) New York; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Red Sox: Chris Sale (1-6, 4.19 ERA, 1.06 WHIP, 88 strikeouts) Yankees: J.A. Happ (4-3, 5.09 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, 50 strikeouts) BOTTOM LINE: The Yankees are 16-4 against the...

Tellez has 2 HRs, 5 RBIs and Jays power past Red Sox 10-3

May. 22, 2019 12:28 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — It turns out Rowdy Tellez can hit left-handers, too. Tellez went deep twice and collected a career-high five RBIs, leading the Toronto Blue Jays to a 10-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox. It was the first multihomer game for the 24-year-old rookie, who bats from the left side. Three of his...

Moreland homers, has 3 RBIs to help Red Sox beat Orioles 8-5

May. 7, 2019 11:47 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — J.D. Martinez got back to into a long-ball groove with a milestone homer that set the tone for Boston's potent offense. Martinez hit his 200th career home run, Xander Bogaerts added a solo shot and Mitch Moreland capped the power surge with a three-run drive that carried the Red Sox past...