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Boston Red Sox's Michael Chavis misses an RBI double by Baltimore Orioles' Rio Ruiz during the sixth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Pivetta sharp in Red Sox debut; Boston beats Orioles 8-3

Sep. 22, 2020 11:47 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Nick Pivetta struck out eight in five innings of one-run ball in his Boston debut, Christian Vázquez hit a three-run homer and the Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-3 on Tuesday night. The teams combined for five errors, there was a misplayed fly ball and a runner picked off third to...

New York Yankees' Aaron Judge, left, grounds into a double play in front of Boston Red Sox's Christian Vazquez during the third inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Yankees rally, beat Bosox 6-5 in 12 for 9th straight win

Sep. 19, 2020 1:43 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The New York Yankees' bats arrived just in time to help extend their longest win streak of the season. Gary Sanchez hit a tying home run with two outs in the ninth inning, DJ LeMahieu had a go-ahead double in the 12th and the Yankees rallied past the Boston Red Sox 6-5 Friday night for their...

Boston Red Sox's Rafael Devers, right, and Xander Bogaerts celebrate after scoring during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Gaston De Cardenas)

Eovaldi shuts down Marlins in 5-3 victory

Sep. 17, 2020 8:56 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Nathan Eovaldi pitched five shutout innings and struck out seven, and the Miami Marlins stumbled in their playoff run with a 5-3 loss to the Boston Red Sox on Thursday. Rafael Devers had a three-run homer, Kevin Plawecki hit a two-run single and Alex Verdugo had three hits for the Red Sox....

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Tanner Houck follows through on a delivery during the first inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Houck wins MLB debut, goes 5 innings, Red Sox blank Marlins

Sep. 15, 2020 11:05 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Tanner Houck gave up just two singles over five innings to win his major league debut, pitching the Boston Red Sox past the Miami Marlins 2-0 Tuesday night. Houck, the first-round draft pick of the Red Sox in 2017, struck out seven and walked three on 86 pitches. The 24-year-old righty became...

Boston Red Sox's Yairo Munoz slides into second base with a double off Tampa Bay Rays starter Charlie Morton during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius)

Vázquez, Arroyo HR, last-place Bosox beat 1st-place Rays 6-3

Sep. 13, 2020 5:15 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Christian Vázquez and Christian Arroyo homered to help the last-place Boston Red Sox get a split of a four-game series with the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays with a 6-3 victory on Sunday. Martín Pérez (3-4) gave up three runs and five hits over five innings. Matt...

Boston Red Sox third baseman Rafael Devers, left, and first baseman Bobby Dalbec celebrate after the team defeated the Tampa Bay Rays during a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Dalbec homers for 5th straight game, Red Sox beat Rays 4-3

Sep. 10, 2020 11:20 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Rookie Bobby Dalbec homered for his fifth consecutive game, Rafael Devers homered and drove in three runs and the AL-worst Boston Red Sox beat the AL-best Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 on Thursday night. Devers hit a two-run drive in the third and gave Boston a 4-3 lead with a run-scoring...

Boston Red Sox's Bobby Dalbec, left, and Jackie Bradley Jr. celebrate after Dalbec's two-run home run off Philadelphia Phillies pitcher David Phelps during the sixth inning of the second baseball game in a doubleheader, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Dalbec homers in 4th straight game; Red Sox, Phillies split

Sep. 9, 2020 12:53 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bobby Dalbec needed some loaner lumber to go on a Red Sox rookie record home run streak. Dalbec homered for his fourth straight game, his two-run shot in the sixth inning enough to help the Boston Red Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 on Tuesday night and split a doubleheader. Alec...

Toronto Blue Jays' Danny Jansen is congratulated by teammates in the dugout after his two-run home run against the Boston Red Sox during the second inning of the first game of a baseball doubleheader Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, at Fenway Park in Boston. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Red Sox earn split of doubleheader with win over Blue Jays

Sep. 4, 2020 11:34 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Yairo Muñoz had three hits and the Boston Red Sox salvaged a spit of their doubleheader as the “road” team at Fenway Park with a 3-2 over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night to halt a five-game losing streak. Muñoz went a combined 6 for 7 in the twinbill with a...

Boston Red Sox's Kevin Pillar rounds the bases on his solo home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Bogaerts' 3-run HR and bullpen carry Red Sox past Nats, 5-3

Aug. 30, 2020 12:27 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Xander Bogaerts hit an early three-run homer and Boston’s bullpen finished with 6 2/3 scoreless innings, lifting the Red Sox over the Washington Nationals 5-3 Saturday. Kevin Pillar added a solo homer and triple for Boston, which had lost four of its last five. Trea Turner went 5 for...