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

Apr. 20, 2019 10:49 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Perhaps the Boston Red Sox will look back at this weekend as the games that got their title defense back on track. The World Series champions won a series for the first time this season when Andrew Benintendi hit a grand slam and a tiebreaking ninth-inning sacrifice fly and...

Red Sox's Nathan Eovaldi on injured list with elbow injury

Apr. 20, 2019 5:59 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Boston Red Sox placed right-hander Nathan Eovaldi on the 10-day injured list on Saturday because of an elbow injury. The team, which made the move retroactive to Thursday, said Eovaldi has two "loose bodies" in his right elbow. He has had two Tommy John operations and also...

Gardner slam lifts Yanks over Red Sox 5-3 for 2-game sweep

Apr. 18, 2019 1:17 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Brett Gardner smiled through the fog left from a gaudy celebration in the New York Yankees clubhouse, part of the new postgame routine that includes the razzle-dazzle of a smoke machine and strobe lights. "I think the idea was to play it after we win big games," he said. This was as big as...

Devers' walk-off hit in 9th lifts Red Sox over Blue Jays 7-6

Apr. 12, 2019 12:16 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Rafael Devers' game-winning hit in the ninth inning that gave the Boston Red Sox their first home victory of the season was never in doubt. The same can't be said of Ted Williams' claim to the longest homer in Fenway Park history. Devers hit an high-bouncing RBI single with one out in the...

Red Sox raise 4th World Series banner in 15 years

Apr. 9, 2019 6:54 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Ten trophies. The New England Patriots brought their six Super Bowl trophies to Fenway Park on Tuesday to help the Boston Red Sox celebrate their latest World Series championship and unfurl a new banner in front of the Green Monster for the fourth time in 15 years. "It's pretty cool to see...

Boston's Pedroia could be activated for home opener

Apr. 7, 2019 3:45 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Boston second baseman Dustin Pedroia could be activated for Tuesday's home opener against Toronto. Pedroia, the 2008 AL MVP, has been slowed since a slide into his surgically repaired left knee at second base by Baltimore's Manny Machado on April 21, 2017. Pedroia had left knee surgery on...

Kelly's hit lifts Diamondbacks in 9th as Red Sox fall to 2-8

Apr. 7, 2019 1:30 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Carson Kelly watched teammate Eduardo Escobar get thrown out at home plate on Nick Ahmed's hit in the bottom of the ninth inning. Kelly was on deck, and the play served as motivation for the Arizona Diamondbacks catcher. Kelly then drilled a single into the left field corner, scoring Ahmed...

Pedroia expected to make spring training debut Thursday

Mar. 5, 2019 2:43 PM EST

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Boston expects second baseman Dustin Pedroia to make his exhibition debut on Thursday against Minnesota. Coming off knee surgery, the 35-year-old Pedroia crossed his last major pre-competition hurdle on Tuesday when he completed a workout at the Red Sox complex in Fort Myers....

Cora hoping to repeat in sophomore season in Red Sox dugout

Feb. 24, 2019 5:10 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Alex Cora guided the Boston Red Sox to a franchise-record 108 wins and a World Series victory last season, and then he reported to his second spring training as a major league manager as if nothing had changed. Still just 43, Cora has a chance to be the first Red Sox manager to win...