Latest Franchy Cordero News

Cordero snaps slump, Red Sox hold on to beat Tigers 12-9

May. 06, 2021 18:15 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Franchy Cordero woke up on Thursday in an 0-for-25 slump and he figured he'd end the day the same way. He wasn't in the lineup for Boston's series finale against Detroit. Then Kiké Hernandez came down with a tight hamstring in the first inning, and...

Red Sox top White Sox 11-4 on Patriots' Day with no Marathon

Apr. 19, 2021 15:35 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Kiké Hernández led off with a replay-aided home run and Bobby Dalbec worked a 14-pitch walk in a six-run first inning, helping the Red Sox beat the Chicago White Sox 11-4 on Monday in the first Patriots’ Day game played apart from the Boston Marathon. ...

Red Sox beat Twins 7-1 for twinbill sweep, 9th straight win

Apr. 14, 2021 21:12 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Alex Verdugo had three hits, including a two-run single in a six-run fifth inning, and the Boston Red Sox extended their winning streak to nine games, beating the Minnesota Twins 7-1 to sweep Wednesday’s doubleheader. Eduardo Rodríguez (2-0)...

Rodríguez wins for Red Sox in return from year-long layoff

Apr. 08, 2021 20:20 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — For Eduardo Rodríguez, it felt like his first big league start. The day ended with the same type of emotion. Rodríguez won in his return from heart inflammation that caused him to miss the 2020 season, allowing three runs over...

Martinez's 2-run double in 12th lifts Red Sox over Rays 6-5

Apr. 07, 2021 01:05 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Randy Arozarena got twisted around in deep right field on J.D. Martinez’s two-run double with two outs in the bottom of the 12th inning, sending the Boston Red Sox past the Tampa Bay Rays 6-5 on Tuesday night. The Rays were in line to win before...

Bogaerts has 4 of Boston's 16 hits in 11-2 win over Rays

Apr. 05, 2021 23:31 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Xander Bogaerts kept running, and the suddenly potent Boston Red Sox offense kept scoring. Bogaerts had four hits, including a Little League home run — a double, with two ill-advised throws that allowed him to score — and the Boston Red Sox got on...

Rookie Dalbec mashes his way into Red Sox lineup

Mar. 24, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

Bobby Dalbec knows not to put too much value in spring training statistics, and yet the Boston Red Sox rookie is putting up numbers that can't be ignored. “Hitting a home run never feels bad,” he said Wednesday in a teleconference from the team’s complex in Fort...

Yanks star Stanton off to strong start after smashing finish

Mar. 21, 2021 01:24 AM EDT

Giancarlo Stanton is picking up where he ended the postseason last year. Healthy and hard hitting. The New York Yankees slugger homered in each of his first five playoff games in 2020, a stretch that brought flashbacks of his spectacular 2017 NL MVP...

American League East Preview Capsules

Mar. 18, 2021 20:04 PM EDT

Capsules of American League East teams, listed in order of finish last year: ___ Tampa Bay Rays 2020: 40-20, first place, AL champions, lost to Dodgers in World Series. Manager: Kevin Cash (seventh season). ...

American League Central Preview Capsules

Mar. 18, 2021 20:02 PM EDT

Capsules of American League Central teams, listed in order of finish last year: ___ Minnesota Twins 2020: 36-24, first place, lost to Astros in first round of playoffs. Manager: Rocco Baldelli (third season)....