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Rangers hire Venable as associate manager on Bochy's staff

Nov. 16, 2022 19:29 PM EST

Former big league outfielder Will Venable was named Wednesday as associate manager on the staff of new Texas Rangers manager Bruce Bochy. The Rangers didn't immediately specify what responsibilities Venable would have with that new title. He was the bench coach for the Boston Red Sox...

MLB struggling to find next Dusty Baker, Dave Roberts

Nov. 10, 2022 22:02 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — When the Houston Astros wildly celebrated in the dugout Saturday with manager Dusty Baker after he finally broke through to win a World Series, the scene was notable for several reasons. Baker had been close so often, going to the postseason 11 prior times and the...

Re-signing Bogaerts, Devers the key for last-place Red Sox

Oct. 06, 2022 18:07 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox want to re-sign Xander Bogaerts – and Rafael Devers, too – Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom insisted, saying things have improved since they bowed out of the bidding and traded away their last homegrown star: Mookie Betts. “We are in a...

Wild-card Rays lose 5th straight, fall 6-3 to Red Sox

Oct. 05, 2022 20:52 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Not the way the Tampa Bay Rays wanted to go into the postseason. Not that it really matters now. The Rays finished the regular season with a five-game losing streak, giving up a pair of home runs to J.D. Martinez in a 6-3 loss to last-place Boston on...

Rays lose 4-3 to Red Sox, move closer to 6th playoff seed

Oct. 03, 2022 23:32 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Tyler Glasnow gave playoff-bound Tampa Bay a short but strong start in his second outing since Tommy John surgery last year, but the Boston Red Sox rallied against the bullpen for a 4-3 victory on Monday night, extending the Rays' skid to four games. Boston pushed...

Hernández homers twice, Jays win 9th straight over Red Sox

Oct. 02, 2022 17:46 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Teoscar Hernández hit two home runs, Whit Merrifield also connected and the Toronto Blue Jays edged closer to clinching home-field advantage in the wild-card round by beating the Boston Red Sox 6-3 Sunday. “Guys are hungry not just to get to the playoffs but to...

Hernández, Jansen HR, Jays hold wild-card edge, rout Red Sox

Oct. 01, 2022 19:51 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Teoscar Hernández homered, doubled twice and singled, Danny Jansen drove in five runs and the Toronto Blue Jays moved one step closer to wrapping up the top spot in the AL wild-card race, routing the Boston Red Sox 10-0 Saturday. The Blue Jays maintained a 1...

Guerrero homers, wild-card Blue Jays rout Red Sox 9-0

Oct. 01, 2022 00:12 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and George Springer homered, Alek Manoah pitched six innings and the playoff-bound Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 9-0 on Friday night. Raimel Tapia also connected for the Blue Jays, who clinched an AL wild-card berth Thursday when the...

Red Sox put RHP Ort on restricted list, recall Duran

Sep. 30, 2022 18:25 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Boston Red Sox put right-handed pitcher Kaleb Ort on the restricted list Friday and recalled outfielder Jarren Duran from Triple-A Worcester. A Canadian requirement that prevents foreign nationals who aren’t vaccinated against COVID-19 from entering the country...

Orioles shut down by Rich Hill in 3-1 loss to Red Sox

Sep. 29, 2022 00:40 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Anthony Santander and the Baltimore Orioles were shut down by Rich Hill and three relievers in a 3-1 loss to the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night, hurting their chances of rallying in the AL wild-card race. Robinson Chirinos accounted for Baltimore’s only run with...