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Kiner-Falefa helps Yankees squeeze past Red Sox 3-2

Aug. 13, 2022 23:24 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Isiah Kiner-Falefa drove in the go-ahead run with a safety squeeze in the ninth inning and hit his first career homer with New York, sending the AL East-leading Yankees past the Red Sox 3-2 on Saturday night for just their second win in 10 games. It was manager Aaron...

Hosmer's double in sixth sends Red Sox past Orioles, 4-3

Aug. 11, 2022 23:03 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Eric Hosmer hit a go-ahead RBI double in the sixth inning just after Baltimore rallied to tie it, and the Boston Red Sox held on for a 4-3 victory over the Orioles on Thursday night to snap a four-game losing streak. Tommy Pham and Alex Verdugo also had RBI doubles...

Riley's big night lifts Braves over Red Sox 9-7 in 11

Aug. 10, 2022 00:33 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Atlanta Braves arrived at Fenway Park looking to put a disappointing series against the NL-East leading New York Mets as far in the rearview mirror as possible. Austin Riley did his part to start that process. Riley had a go-ahead, two-run single...

Pratto's 9th-inning homer gives Royals 5-4 win over Red Sox

Aug. 06, 2022 22:51 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Rookie Nick Pratto hit a game-ending home run in the ninth inning, giving the Kansas City Royals a 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night. Pratto blasted a two-out, 3-2 changeup from Garrett Whitlock (2-2) an estimated 424 feet to center field for...

Bogaerts has 4 hits, Red Sox beat Royals 7-4

Aug. 06, 2022 01:10 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Xander Bogaerts had four hits, Alex Verdugo doubled twice and the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 7-4 Friday night. Verdugo had three hits as Boston evened the four-game series at a win apiece. Josh Winckowski (5-5) allowed one run on five hits...

Trey Mancini homers in first start with Astros since trade

Aug. 03, 2022 18:38 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After a stressful week dealing with trade rumors, Jose Urquidy was relieved to remain with the Houston Astros as the deadline passed Tuesday. With that worry off his mind, Urquidy turned in his best start of the season Wednesday to help the Astros to a 6-1 win over...

Rosario hits 450-foot homer, Guardians top Diamondbacks 7-4

Aug. 03, 2022 17:32 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Amed Rosario hit a mammoth three-run homer and rookie Oscar Gonzalez added a solo shot, sending the Cleveland Guardians to a 7-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday. Rosario’s career-long, 450-foot drive to dead center was the longest of the season...

Red Sox double up on Brewers, salvage finale with 7-2 win

Jul. 31, 2022 18:23 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — J.D. Martinez thought about the possibility Sunday could be his final game for the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. “I’m not, like blind," “he said. ”I know what’s going on.” Martinez, Xander Bogaerts and Christian Vázquez had RBI doubles...

Bogaerts homers to help Boston salvage split with Guardians

Jul. 28, 2022 23:14 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Xander Bogaerts was listening when the Red Sox brass said they weren't shopping him around at the trade deadline. “I think I started playing better after that, right?" he said after hitting a three-run homer to lead Boston to a 4-2 victory over the Cleveland...

Guardians' Plesac throws ball out of Fenway, Bosox end skid

Jul. 26, 2022 00:36 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Cleveland pitcher Zach Plesac threw the ball completely out of Fenway Park as the grounds crew began to roll the tarp onto the field, and the Boston Red Sox ended a five-game losing streak by beating the Guardians 3-1 Monday night. With a light rain falling, Yolmer...