Latest Alex Cora News

Tellez has 2 HRs, 5 RBIs and Jays power past Red Sox 10-3

May. 22, 2019 12:28 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — It turns out Rowdy Tellez can hit left-handers, too. Tellez went deep twice and collected a career-high five RBIs, leading the Toronto Blue Jays to a 10-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox. It was the first multihomer game for the 24-year-old rookie, who bats from the left side. Three of his...

Price returns from injured list, Red Sox beat Jays 12-2

May. 20, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — David Price returned to the Boston Red Sox with another outstanding performance against Toronto Blue Jays. The 33-year-old left-hander did not allow any earned runs over five innings in a 12-2 rout Monday that improved his record against the Blue Jays to 22-3, including 13-1 in 18 starts at...

Chavis homers, Red Sox snap Astros' 10-game win streak

May. 19, 2019 7:04 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Michael Chavis pointed to a young boy in the press box, letting him know how impressed he was that a 5-year-old announced his name so well. Boston's rookie sparkplug then stepped to the plate and gave the kid something extra to be excited about. Chavis homered on the next pitch after...

Astros start fast; beat Red Sox 7-3 for 10th straight win

May. 18, 2019 11:48 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros are sending an early message to the rest of baseball. They're playing and sounding like they're the best. Tyler White's two-run double capped a five-run first inning, Josh Reddick hit a solo homer and the Astros kept rolling, beating the Boston Red Sox 7-3 Saturday night...

Red Sox LHP David Price will return to rotation Monday

May. 18, 2019 6:14 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox left-hander David Price will return to the rotation for Monday's series opener in Toronto. Manager Alex Cora confirmed the plan Saturday. Price (1-2, 3.75 ERA) has been sidelined with left elbow tendinitis since his last start on May 3. The 33-year-old lefty threw a pair of bullpens...

Springer hits 17th HR, Astros top Red Sox for 9th straight W

May. 18, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros patiently waited out Rick Porcello through seven scoreless innings, then pounced when the Red Sox right-hander delivered a pair of mistakes. Jake Marisnick led off the eighth with a double and George Springer drove the very next pitch from Porcello out for his AL-leading...

Chavis lifts Red Sox over Rockies 6-5 in 10 innings

May. 16, 2019 12:13 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Michael Chavis had a simple thought as he walked to the plate. "A single scores him. Don't try to be a Superhero and hit a home run or anything like that. Just need one," Chavis said Wednesday night after his walk-off single in the 10th inning gave the Boston Red Sox a 6-5 victory over the...

Sale strikes out 17 in 7 innings, Rockies top Red Sox in 11

May. 15, 2019 10:07 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Chris Sale pleaded but did not push when manager Alex Cora told him his day was done. Cora was not about to risk the health his ace left-hander, even after he struck out a career-high 17 over seven innings. Sale may have righted whatever went wrong during an 0-5 start, but Cora still went to...

Red Sox ace Sale fans career-high 17 in 7 innings vs Rockies

May. 14, 2019 9:59 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox ace Chris Sale struck out a career-high 17 in just seven innings against Colorado, then was pulled after 108 pitches on a chilly Tuesday night at Fenway Park. Sale became the first pitcher in major league history to fan 17 in a start of no more than seven innings. The big league...

Martinez 2 HRs, Chavis 5 RBIs as Red Sox pound M's 11-2

May. 12, 2019 6:38 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — J.D. Martinez made hitting look easy even in the lousy weather conditions by belting his first two home runs of the season at soggy Fenway Park. Martinez sent a pair of shots over the Green Monster, rookie Michael Chavis drove in five runs and the surging Boston Red Sox beat the stumbling...