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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...

Pence hits inside-the-park HR, Rangers beat Red Sox 9-5

Jun. 12, 2019 12:37 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Hunter Pence sprinted through his 14th homer of the season, although there was probably no need to hurry. Pence hit a stand-up, inside-the-park home run and the Texas Rangers beat Boston 9-5 Tuesday night, capitalizing when the Red Sox unraveled after their manager and right fielder were...

Concern about Ortiz clouds Boston's 4-3 loss to Rangers

Jun. 10, 2019 11:34 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora started to feel it, with his ballclub loading the bases in the 10th inning after rallying to tie it in the ninth. "This is kind of what David used to do," Cora said on a night when the game seemed secondary to his concern over former teammate David Ortiz....

Chirinos throws 8 scoreless innings, Rays beat Red Sox 5-1

Jun. 7, 2019 11:36 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Facing four games in three days at Fenway Park, the Tampa Bay Rays were looking to Yonny Chirinos to be solid for as long as possible. Chirinos exceeded all expectations, delivering eight scoreless innings of two-hit ball as Tampa Bay beat the Boston Red Sox 5-1 on Friday night. "That was...

Sale Ks 12 in 3-hitter as Red Sox trounce Royals, 8-0

Jun. 5, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chris Sale strode to the dugout after the seventh inning Wednesday night, and Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora asked his lanky left-hander whether he could keep going on a hot, humid night in Kansas City. "I'll finish this off,'" Sale replied. Did he ever. Sale struck out the side...

Núñez hits 3-run shot to send Red Sox past Royals, 8-3

Jun. 5, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Cora kept watching the Red Sox hammer pitches right at the Kansas City Royals during the first few innings Tuesday night, and the Boston skipper was confident that eventually some of them would find their way through. Eduardo Núñez finally solved the problem by...

Frazier expresses defiance, remorse over fielding miscues

Jun. 4, 2019 7:56 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — New York Yankees outfielder Clint Frazier expressed a mix of defiance and remorse in his first public comments since three defensive mistakes in the last innings of a loss to Boston last weekend. The 24-year-old did not speak to reporters following Sunday night's defeat at Yankee Stadium....

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...

LeMahieu leads Happ, surging Yankees past Red Sox 4-1

Jun. 1, 2019 12:15 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Don't let DJ LeMahieu's professional demeanor fool you. "He's out there to rip your heart out," New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone said, "and he plays with an edge." A pumped-up LeMahieu homered and hit an RBI double off the wall against Chris Sale, sending the surging Yankees to a 4-1...