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Devers homers, Red Sox avoid sweep with 4-1 win over Astros

May. 26, 2019 7:05 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora was asked after a 4-1 win over the Astros if he uses the two recent series against Houston as a measuring stick for how good his team is. "No, I don't," Cora said with a grin. "If I say that, then they've got bragging rights." Rafael Devers homered off Justin...

LEADING OFF: Price ill, Jays slump, HR-prone Hess at Coors

May. 26, 2019 2:42 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: AILING Boston Red Sox left-hander David Price is on the mend after he left his start at Houston due to flu-like symptoms. Price threw 15 pitches before leaving with two out in the first inning. It was the shortest start of Price's career. After allowing a single...

Correa's RBI single in 9th gives Astros 4-3 win over Boston

May. 26, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — With the bases loaded in the ninth inning, Carlos Correa had a straight-forward approach. "I'm thinking, 'I've got to finish this game,'" Correa said. He did, hitting an RBI single to give the Houston Astros a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night. After Boston tied it in the...

Red Sox LHP Price leaves in 1st with illness

May. 25, 2019 8:36 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox left-hander David Price has left his start at Houston due to flu-like symptoms. Price lasted three batters and 15 pitches before leaving with two out in the first inning Saturday night. It was the shortest start of Price's career and his shortest outing of any kind since Sept....

Springer placed on 10-day IL with left hamstring injury

May. 25, 2019 5:49 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros placed outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a left hamstring strain, but could be close to getting star second baseman Jose Altuve back from injury. Houston general manager Jeff Luhnow said Springer suffered a Grade 2 sprain, but would not...

Marisnick's bat, glove help Astros top Sale, Red Sox 4-3

May. 25, 2019 12:21 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Thrust into an everyday role because of injuries, Jake Marisnick is making the most of his opportunity with the Houston Astros. Marisnick homered early off Chris Sale, then made two dazzling defensive plays in center field to help the Astros beat the mistake-prone Boston Red Sox 4-3 on...

Weber gets first win as starter, Red Sox beat Jays 8-2

May. 23, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Red Sox manager Alex Cora was hoping to get four or five decent innings out of spot starter Ryan Weber. The unheralded right-hander gave Boston a whole lot more. Weber pitched six impressive innings to earn his first career win as a starter, Steve Pearce homered and had three RBIs and the...

Devers HRs for 3rd straight game, Boston tops Jays 6-5 in 13

May. 23, 2019 12:40 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Michael Chavis got his team a win and his teammates some rest. Rafael Devers joined an exclusive club of young Red Sox sluggers who have homered in three straight games, Chavis hit a tiebreaking homer in the 13th inning and Boston beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Wednesday night. The teams...

Red Sox slugger Martinez sits because of sore back

May. 22, 2019 7:48 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Boston Red Sox slugger J.D. Martinez was held out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays because of a sore back. Manager Alex Cora said the two-time All-Star isn't likely to return to the lineup until Friday. Martinez sat out the previous two games because of...

Bruins hoping to win Stanley Cup, join Boston's title parade

May. 22, 2019 7:31 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — It's been more than three months since the last championship parade in Boston, and the city is getting antsy. Sure, the Red Sox won the World Series last October. And the New England Patriots earned their sixth Super Bowl victory in February. But since then: Nothing. And Boston's sports fans...