Latest Brock Holt News

Stroman, Gurriel lead Blue Jays over Red Sox 6-1

Jun. 23, 2019 5:57 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Lourdes Gurriel Jr. came strolling out of Toronto's clubhouse to an interview area wearing a wrestling-belt lookalike with a big smile on his face. The Blue Jays give one to their position player of the game and another to their pitcher to wear. It's easy to figure out who had the other one...

Red Sox INF Holt leaves with left hamstring tightness

Jun. 23, 2019 2:45 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox infielder Brock Holt has left Sunday's game against Toronto in the fourth inning with left hamstring tightness. Holt singled with one out in the second, advanced on Christian Vázquez's single and was cut down at the plate by left fielder Lourdes Gurriel Jr.'s throw trying to...

Blue Jays rally from 6-run deficit, beat Red Sox 8-7

Jun. 22, 2019 9:15 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays didn't even have to wait 24 hours to pay Boston back for their comeback victory. One day after the Red Sox rallied from four runs down to win on a walk-off homer in the 10th inning, the Blue Jays erased a six-run deficit and handed the defending World Series champions a...

Rodríguez, Red Sox recover from 17-inning loss, beat Twins

Jun. 20, 2019 1:08 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Eduardo Rodríguez knew his job was to pile up innings after the Boston Red Sox had to go 17 innings in Tuesday's loss at Minnesota. Even after giving up runs early Wednesday night, Rodriguez wasn't going to be taken out. He had to handle the workload, regardless of results. The...

Sale fans 10 to help resurgent Red Sox beat Orioles 7-2

Jun. 15, 2019 8:42 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — After getting off to a miserable start, Chris Sale and the Boston Red Sox are beginning to perform to their usual high standard. Sale struck out 10 over six sharp innings, J.D. Martinez homered in a third straight game and the surging Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 on Saturday. The...

Martinez hits 2 of Boston's 6 HRs in 13-2 rout of Orioles

Jun. 14, 2019 11:35 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Just ahead of the summer heat, the Boston Red Sox are warming up to the idea of bashing their way into contention for another trip to the playoffs. J.D. Martinez hit two of Boston's season-high six home runs , and the Red Sox staged another impressive power display at the expense of the...

Pence hits inside-the-park HR, Rangers beat Red Sox 9-5

Jun. 12, 2019 12:37 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Hunter Pence sprinted through his 14th homer of the season, although there was probably no need to hurry. Pence hit a stand-up, inside-the-park home run and the Texas Rangers beat Boston 9-5 Tuesday night, capitalizing when the Red Sox unraveled after their manager and right fielder were...

Concern about Ortiz clouds Boston's 4-3 loss to Rangers

Jun. 10, 2019 11:34 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora started to feel it, with his ballclub loading the bases in the 10th inning after rallying to tie it in the ninth. "This is kind of what David used to do," Cora said on a night when the game seemed secondary to his concern over former teammate David Ortiz....

Chirinos throws 8 scoreless innings, Rays beat Red Sox 5-1

Jun. 7, 2019 11:36 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Facing four games in three days at Fenway Park, the Tampa Bay Rays were looking to Yonny Chirinos to be solid for as long as possible. Chirinos exceeded all expectations, delivering eight scoreless innings of two-hit ball as Tampa Bay beat the Boston Red Sox 5-1 on Friday night. "That was...

Sale Ks 12 in 3-hitter as Red Sox trounce Royals, 8-0

Jun. 5, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chris Sale strode to the dugout after the seventh inning Wednesday night, and Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora asked his lanky left-hander whether he could keep going on a hot, humid night in Kansas City. "I'll finish this off,'" Sale replied. Did he ever. Sale struck out the side...