Latest Andrew Benintendi News

Lowe's homers in 11th, lifts Rays into 2nd wild card

Sep. 21, 2019 10:34 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Nate Lowe hit a two-run homer in the 11th inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 5-4 on Saturday night to move one game ahead of Cleveland for the second AL wild card. Tampa Bay won its third straight game, all in 11 innings. A day after the defending World...

Defending champ Red Sox eliminated, lose to Rays 5-4

Sep. 21, 2019 1:00 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — It's official: There will be no repeat in Boston. The World Series champion Red Sox were mathematically eliminated in the late innings, then lost to the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 Friday night when Willy Adames had an RBI single in the 11th. A year after going 108-54 to win their third...

Rodriguez, Red Sox beat Giants 5-4 to avoid sweep

Sep. 19, 2019 10:08 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A year after their record-setting, World Series championship season, the Boston Red Sox are looking for meaning wherever they can find it. Long ago finished in the AL East race and on the verge of wild-card elimination as well, the defending champs managed to keep alive Eduardo Rodriguez's...

Vázquez homers twice, drives in 5, Red Sox beat Phillies

Sep. 15, 2019 5:35 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A little lunchtime wisdom served Christian Vázquez well. Vázquez homered twice, including his first career grand slam, and drove in a career-high five runs to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 6-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday. The Red Sox catcher had gone...

Benintendi's sac fly lifts Red Sox past Phillies 2-1

Sep. 14, 2019 11:36 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pitching their ace every fifth day to boost their postseason hopes hasn't worked out for the Philadelphia Phillies. Pinch-hitter Andrew Benintendi's sacrifice fly in the top of the ninth inning lifted the Boston Red Sox to a 2-1 win over Philadelphia on Saturday night. The Phillies were...

Betts (2 HRs, 4 hits) leads Red Sox to 6-2 win over Twins

Sep. 5, 2019 12:34 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Mookie Betts knows the Boston Red Sox are running out of time to be patient. The reigning AL MVP homered on the first two pitches he saw from José Berríos on Wednesday night, collecting four hits and five RBIs in all to help Boston beat the Minnesota Twins 6-2. "I just know he's a...

Cruz, Sanó homer for Twins in 6-5 win at Boston

Sep. 4, 2019 12:16 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Minnesota Twins are slugging their way toward an AL Central title, adding two more homers and another big victory Tuesday night. Nelson Cruz and Miguel Sanó connected in the fifth inning to pad Minnesota's record home run total and the Twins beat the Boston Red Sox 6-5 Tuesday night....

Betts' home run in 15th gives Red Sox 7-6 win over Angels

Aug. 31, 2019 4:28 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Marathon games in Southern California are starting to become routine for the Boston Red Sox. In this case though, Mookie Betts was able to come up big. Betts went deep with two out in the 15th inning as the Red Sox outlasted the Los Angeles Angels 7-6 Friday night. The 5-hour,...

Bogaerts homers twice, Red Sox beat Rockies 7-4

Aug. 29, 2019 1:55 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The heart of Boston's batting order has certainly been hard to keep in the park. Leading the way, Xander Bogaerts. On this night, anyway. The smooth-swinging shortstop went deep twice as the Red Sox extended their home run streak to 18 games in a 7-4 win over the Colorado Rockies on...

Holt homers in 9th to lift Red Sox to 5-4 win vs Padres

Aug. 25, 2019 1:39 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Brock Holt liked the first pitch he saw from All-Star closer Kirby Yates so much that he hit it out of the ballpark. Holt's homer on the first pitch of the ninth inning lifted the Boston Red Sox to a 5-4 victory against the San Diego Padres on Saturday night. The defending World Series...