Latest Michael Wacha News

Wacha makes short work of Yankees, Boston wins 3-0 in 2:15

Aug. 14, 2022 23:04 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Michael Wacha and the last-place Red Sox made short work of the AL East-leading New York Yankees. Pitching for the first time in almost seven weeks, Wacha returned from a shoulder injury to limit New York to a pair of singles in seven innings, and Boston beat the...

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...

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...

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...

Ex-Red Sox OF Renfroe hits 2-run HR, Brewers top Boston 9-4

Jul. 30, 2022 21:04 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A little time off at the All-Star break looks like it was all the Milwaukee Brewers needed to get rolling. Hunter Renfroe belted a two-run homer over the Green Monster, Eric Lauer pitched five innings of one-run ball for his first victory in over a month and the...

Naylor homer in 9th sends Guardians past stumbling Red Sox

Jul. 27, 2022 23:46 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Josh Naylor hit a solo home run in the ninth inning and the Cleveland Guardians took advantage of three errors by Boston first baseman Franchy Cordero to beat the Red Sox 7-6 Wednesday night. “I live for those opportunities,” Naylor said. “I worked on those as a...

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...

Pitchers Eovaldi and Whitlock set to rejoin Red Sox Friday

Jul. 14, 2022 18:17 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Boston Red Sox are set to get pitching reinforcements for their weekend series at the New York Yankees with the expected return Friday of starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi and reliever Garrett Whitlock from the injured list. Boston manager Alex Cora...

Donaldson, Carpenter lead Yanks over Red Sox 12-5

Jul. 09, 2022 01:48 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Josh Donaldson hit a three-run homer in a four-run first inning, Matt Carpenter homered among three hits in his first start in left field in a decade and the New York Yankees beat Boston 12-5 Friday night for their 10th win in their last 11 games against the Red Sox. ...

Kiermaier knocks in 4, Rays beat Red Sox 8-4 at Fenway

Jul. 06, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Kevin Kiermaier hit an early three-run double and broke a tie with an RBI grounder during a four-run sixth inning that sent the Tampa Bay Rays past the Boston Red Sox 8-4 on Tuesday night. Yandy Díaz had three hits and an RBI as the Rays evened the three-game series...