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Red-hot Devers helps Red Sox rally past Orioles, 13-7

Aug. 18, 2019 6:31 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Standing in the middle of Boston's clubhouse answering questions, a baby-faced Rafael Devers found himself immersed in Red Sox history. Devers went 4 for 5 with a homer, two doubles and four RBIs to reach 101 this season, and Boston rallied from an early six-run deficit for a 13-7 victory...

Sale fans 13 in two-hitter, Red Sox beat Angels 3-0

Aug. 8, 2019 10:52 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox ace Chris Sale and assistant pitching coach Brian Bannister logged long hours in the video room after Sale was lit up twice by the rival Yankees recently. With a few tweaks, the lanky left-hander was picture perfect Thursday night. Sale righted himself and struck out 13 over eight...

Red Sox beat Royals 7-5, snap 8-game losing streak

Aug. 5, 2019 11:44 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Rick Porcello pitched six innings of one-run ball, Sam Travis hit a two-run homer and the Boston Red Sox halted their eight-game losing streak with a 7-5 victory over the struggling Kansas City Royals on Monday night. Rafael Devers added a solo shot for the Red Sox. Travis' gave Boston a...

Porcello, Travis help Red Sox halt 8-game skid, 7-5 over KC

Aug. 5, 2019 11:06 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The music was blaring in the clubhouse and Boston utility player Brock Holt was holding a microphone, acting like a DJ. The defending World Series champion Red Sox were clearly ready to relax and have fun again. Rick Porcello pitched six innings of one-run ball, Sam Travis hit a two-run homer...

Yankees' Encarnación breaks wrist, Hicks hurts elbow

Aug. 4, 2019 2:36 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For the New York Yankees, a doubleheader turned into twice as much of an opportunity for injuries. Edwin Encarnación became the Yankees' 25th player to go on the injured list this year, sustaining a hairline fracture in his right wrist when hit by an 87.1 mph slider from Boston...

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...

Betts hits 3 homers off Paxton as Red Sox rout Yankees again

Jul. 27, 2019 3:28 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Mookie Betts and the Boston Red Sox followed up one rout with another, capitalizing as the New York Yankees' starting pitchers faltered in historic fashion. Betts homered in his first three at-bats off James Paxton and added an RBI double as the Red Sox beat New York 10-5 on Friday night,...

Rays beat Red Sox 3-2 as Boston files protest over lineup

Jul. 25, 2019 2:45 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A marquee pitching matchup between Charlie Morton and David Price was overshadowed by the MLB rulebook. Morton struck out 11 over seven innings and the Tampa Bay Rays avoided a three-game sweep by beating Price and Boston 3-2 in a game that the Red Sox protested on Wednesday....

Rays beat Red Sox 3-2 as Boston files protest over lineup

Jul. 24, 2019 3:52 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Charlie Morton struck out 11 over seven innings and the Tampa Bay Rays avoided a three-game sweep by beating David Price and Boston 3-2 in a game that the Red Sox protested on Wednesday. Confusion reigned in the top of the eighth when a series of defensive changes involving...

Garver hits 2 of Twins' 5 home runs in 8-6 win over Yankees

Jul. 23, 2019 2:33 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mitch Garver hit two of Minnesota's five home runs, and the Twins held on for an 8-6 victory over the New York Yankees after a tone-setting triple play in the first inning of a series opener between AL division leaders Monday night. Jorge Polanco, Nelson Cruz and Max Kepler also went...