Latest Michael Chavis News

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...

LEADING OFF: Cole follows Verlander's gem, Darvish scratched

Sep. 2, 2019 2:38 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: TOUGH ACT TO FOLLOW One day after Houston teammate Justin Verlander pitched a no-hitter, Gerrit Cole looks to stay on a roll of his own when the Astros visit Milwaukee on Labor Day. Cole (15-5, 2.85 ERA) is 11-0 with a 2.06 ERA in his last 16 starts and needs...

Bogaerts homers, has 3 hits as Red Sox defeat Angels 4-3

Sep. 1, 2019 9:27 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Xander Bogaerts knows the Boston Red Sox aren't going to erase their wild-card deficit quickly, but he did his part on Sunday to help them make up more ground. Bogaerts had three hits, including a homer, and three RBIs as the Red Sox wrapped up a successful road swing with a 4-3...

Red Sox place rookie INF Chavis on injured list (shoulder)

Aug. 12, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Michael Chavis played through the pain for as long as he could. On Monday, the Red Sox rookie finally gave in. Boston placed the versatile Chavis on the 10-day injured list with a sprained left shoulder he sustained recently while trying to make a diving catch. One of the AL's top...

Soler hits 2 long HRs, Royals beat Red Sox 6-2 to snap skid

Aug. 6, 2019 11:08 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Jorge Soler didn't have to wait for the question about the Green Monster to be finished before breaking into a wide smile. Soler hit a pair of long two-run homers over the Monster, Jakob Junis pitched six effective innings and the Kansas City Royals snapped their seven-game losing streak by...

Judge, Yankees pound Price for 4-game sweep of Red Sox

Aug. 5, 2019 2:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A couple of things have remained constant for the New York Yankees all season: They keep getting hurt and they keep winning games. Aaron Judge and Gio Urshela homered early as a makeshift Yankees lineup pounded David Price in a 7-4 victory Sunday night that sent the defending World Series...

Kiermaier (HR, 3B) returns to lead Rays past Red Sox 8-5

Aug. 1, 2019 12:28 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Kevin Kiermaier felt he had something to prove to the Charlotte Stone Crabs, where he played in two games while working his way back from a left thumb sprain. It took him all of one pitch. "I'm sure they're thinking, 'Man, where was this a couple days ago?'" Kiermaier said, smiling, after...

Germán (9 Ks), Yankees beat Red Sox 9-6, avoid 4-game sweep

Jul. 28, 2019 11:50 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The visiting manager's office at Fenway Park pulsed like a Lansdowne Street nightclub, and the sound of players shouting could be heard through the closed door. "Obviously, that's a happy room," manager Aaron Boone said after his New York Yankees beat the rival Red Sox 9-6 on Sunday night to...

Martinez, Benintendi HR, Red Sox again rough up Yankees

Jul. 27, 2019 8:51 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A shot over the Green Monster, a couple off the center field wall and a pair of sacrifice flies to the warning track. The Boston Red Sox are making hitting look easy against the New York Yankees. J.D. Martinez and Andrew Benintendi homered as the Red Sox again sprayed balls all over and out...

Red Sox pound Yankees 19-3, biggest win ever in rivalry

Jul. 26, 2019 1:47 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts had some special guests in town to see Boston open a critical series against the AL East-leading New York Yankees. They got to the park too late to see his three-run homer in the first inning. So Bogaerts hit another — a solo shot in the eighth to give...