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Boston Red Sox's Mitch Moreland, right, watches his two-run, walk-off home run in front of Toronto Blue Jays' Reese McGuire during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Moreland 2 HRs, walk-off shot sends Red Sox over Toronto 5-3

Aug. 9, 2020 5:40 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The biggest bats in the Red Sox lineup have struggled to produce this season. Mitch Moreland continues to do his part to fill in the gaps. Moreland hit two home runs, including a walk-off shot over the Green Monster to send Boston past the Toronto Blue Jays 5-3 Sunday. “I knew I...

Boston Red Sox center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. (19) makes a diving catch on a flyout by Tampa Bay Rays' Brandon Lowe during the third inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Meadows 2 hits in return from virus, Rays top Red Sox 5-1

Aug. 4, 2020 11:00 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Austin Meadows got two hits after missing the first 10 games of the season with the coronavirus and the Tampa Bay Rays stopped their losing streak at five, beating the Boston Red Sox 5-1 on Tuesday night. “Looked like he didn’t miss a beat,” Rays manager...

New York Yankees' Aaron Judge follows through on an eighth-inning, two-run home run against the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, at Yankee Stadium in New York. Red Sox catcher Kevin Plawecki is at right. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Red-hot Judge powers streaking Yankees past Red Sox 9-7

Aug. 3, 2020 12:35 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge insists he's not quite locked in at the plate yet. Tell that to his teammates — or the Boston Red Sox. The big slugger homered twice and drove in five runs, connecting for the fifth straight game and breaking an eighth-inning tie with a tape-measure shot that powered the...

New York Yankees relief pitcher Nick Nelson throws in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Nelson 3 hitless innings wins debut, Yanks' win 5th in row

Aug. 2, 2020 1:22 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nick Nelson was beaming. He had pitched three hitless innings for his major league debut in the New York Yankees' 5-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night. And after after reaching the postgame interview room, the 24-year-old right-hander learned he had been credited with the...

Boston Red Sox's Alex Verdugo, center, celebrates with Christian Vazquez, left, and Xander Bogaerts after Bogaerts hit a two-run homer run during the fourth inning of the baseball game against the New York Mets at Citi Field, Thursday, July 30, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Vázquez homers twice to lead Pérez and Red Sox past Mets 4-2

Jul. 31, 2020 1:13 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Christian Vázquez is giving the Boston Red Sox everything they could ever hope for behind the plate. Meanwhile, the New York Mets are still waiting for Edwin Díaz to figure it out in the Big Apple. Vázquez hit two more home runs and Martín Pérez gave Boston's...

Boston Red Sox first baseman Mitch Moreland, right, celebrates with relief pitcher Brandon Workman, center, after the Red Sox defeated the New York Mets 6-5 in a baseball game Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Vázquez helps Bosox end skid, top Mets 6-5 after deGrom exit

Jul. 30, 2020 2:13 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After nearly a month at Fenway Park, the Boston Red Sox needed a change of scenery. Even if it meant facing Jacob deGrom. Christian Vázquez hit a tying home run off Seth Lugo in the seventh inning and a two-run single against Justin Wilson n a three-run eighth, rallying the Red Sox...

A home-run ball hit by New York Mets' Pete Alonso bounces between fan photographs placed in the seating section on top of the Green Monster left field wall seating section, during the third inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Monday, July 27, 2020, at Fenway Park in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Conforto, Alonso, Smith homer for Mets to beat Red Sox 7-4

Jul. 27, 2020 11:36 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Michael Conforto, Pete Alonso and Dominic Smith all homered, Michael Wacha pitched well over five innings and the New York Mets beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 on Monday night. Red Sox opener Josh Osich (0-1) escaped trouble in the first thanks to two Mets baserunning mistakes but gave up a...

Baltimore Orioles' Anthony Santander, center front, celebrates a two-run home with Rio Ruiz, left, and Chance Sisco, behind right, as he returns to the dugout in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Sunday, July 26, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Ruiz, Santander homer, Orioles hold off Red Sox 7-4

Jul. 26, 2020 5:59 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Rio Ruiz and Anthony Santander hit two-run home runs to help the Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 Sunday. José Iglesias added four hits for the Orioles, who took the final two games of the season-opening series. Baltimore’s Wade LeBlanc (1-0) gave up two home runs...

Baltimore Orioles' Pedro Severino (28) follows through on a two-run double in front of Boston Red Sox's Kevin Plawecki (25) during the seventh inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 25, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Cobb strong in return to mound, Orioles beat Red Sox 7-2

Jul. 25, 2020 6:14 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Orioles pitcher Alex Cobb has been waiting a long time to tell his teammates "thank you" following a victory. That wait ended with his first regular-season win in almost two years. Cobb mostly kept the Red Sox off balance on Saturday allowing just four hits and one run while striking out...

FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2019, file photo, Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi throws to a Toronto Blue Jays batter during the first inning of a baseball game in Toronto. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

Red Sox rebuilding rotation without Sale, Price, Rodríguez

Jul. 14, 2020 6:24 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Chris Sale is recovering from elbow surgery. David Price was traded. Rick Porcello left as a free agent. Eduardo Rodríguez tested positive for COVID-19. The Boston Red Sox are scrambling to put their starting rotation back together for the 60-game baseball season, and it won’t...