Latest Rafael Devers News

Benintendi, Porcello lead Red Sox past Orioles, 9-1

Aug. 16, 2019 11:22 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The hits never stopped coming for the defending champion Red Sox. Now the pitching might be falling in line, too. Rick Porcello held the Orioles to one run over six innings for his sixth win in eight starts and received plenty of support as Boston topped Baltimore 9-1 on Friday night. Andrew...

Devers extends hit streak to 8, Red Sox beat Indians 5-1

Aug. 14, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Red Sox have survived their most demanding stretch of the season with their modest playoff hopes intact. Rafael Devers homered and singled, extending his robust hit streak to eight straight at-bats, and Xander Bogaerts went deep twice to lead Boston to a 5-1 victory over the Cleveland...

Boston's Devers sets record with 6 hits, 4 doubles in win

Aug. 14, 2019 10:28 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Rafael Devers wasn't trying to make history, it just happened. Boston's third baseman became the first major league player to record six hits and four doubles in the same game as the Red Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 7-6 in 10 innings on Tuesday night. Devers went 6 for 6 and drove in...

Lindor's base-running gaffe helps BoSox edge Indians 7-6

Aug. 14, 2019 12:24 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Francisco Lindor made a major blunder and owned it. "I messed up," the All-Star shortstop said. "It's a rookie mistake." Lindor's over-aggressive base running in the ninth inning sabotaged Cleveland's bid at another dramatic win, and Jackie Bradley Jr. homered in the 10th inning as the...

Indians top BoSox 6-5 on Santana walk-off, 1st in AL Central

Aug. 13, 2019 12:10 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The comeback's complete. Four months later, the Indians are again atop the AL Central. Carlos Santana homered leading off the ninth inning as Cleveland continued its stunning climb with a 6-5 win over the fast-fading Boston Red Sox on Monday night, moving the Indians into sole possession...

Bemboom's hit on call-up day lifts Angels past Red Sox 5-4

Aug. 11, 2019 6:34 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Anthony Bemboom finally lived his dream after a long day and a longer journey back to the Los Angeles Angels. Bemboom hit a go-ahead single in the 10th inning after Kole Calhoun's solo homer tied it in the eighth, leading the Angels past the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Sunday for a split of their...

Martinez hits 2 HRs, Red Sox rout Angels 16-4

Aug. 10, 2019 12:42 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — J.D. Martinez had a moment of panic in between home runs when a drive deep to right didn't quite make it out of Fenway Park. Two other hits by Martinez did as he slugged a pair of homers while leading the Boston Red Sox to a 16-4 rout of the slumping Los Angeles Angels on Friday night....

Red Sox beat Royals 7-5, snap 8-game losing streak

Aug. 5, 2019 11:44 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Rick Porcello pitched six innings of one-run ball, Sam Travis hit a two-run homer and the Boston Red Sox halted their eight-game losing streak with a 7-5 victory over the struggling Kansas City Royals on Monday night. Rafael Devers added a solo shot for the Red Sox. Travis' gave Boston a...

Porcello, Travis help Red Sox halt 8-game skid, 7-5 over KC

Aug. 5, 2019 11:06 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The music was blaring in the clubhouse and Boston utility player Brock Holt was holding a microphone, acting like a DJ. The defending World Series champion Red Sox were clearly ready to relax and have fun again. Rick Porcello pitched six innings of one-run ball, Sam Travis hit a two-run homer...

Yankees' Encarnación breaks wrist, Hicks hurts elbow

Aug. 4, 2019 2:36 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For the New York Yankees, a doubleheader turned into twice as much of an opportunity for injuries. Edwin Encarnación became the Yankees' 25th player to go on the injured list this year, sustaining a hairline fracture in his right wrist when hit by an 87.1 mph slider from Boston...