Latest Brock Holt News

Benintendi's sac fly lifts Red Sox past Phillies 2-1

Sep. 14, 2019 11:36 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pitching their ace every fifth day to boost their postseason hopes hasn't worked out for the Philadelphia Phillies. Pinch-hitter Andrew Benintendi's sacrifice fly in the top of the ninth inning lifted the Boston Red Sox to a 2-1 win over Philadelphia on Saturday night. The Phillies were...

Bogaerts reaches 50 doubles, Red Sox beat Blue Jays 7-4

Sep. 12, 2019 11:55 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Xander Bogaerts doesn't expect to be the only Boston Red Sox slugger with 30 homers and 50 doubles. Teammate Rafael Devers is a home run away from joining him. Bogaerts hit his 50th double and drove in a run, Marco Hernandez had two RBI and Boston beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-4 Thursday to...

Thornton, Blue Jays 2-hit slumping Red Sox in 8-0 win

Sep. 11, 2019 11:07 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Boston veteran Mitch Moreland said it's been "a tough couple of days" for the Red Sox offense. Doesn't get much more rugged than this. Trent Thornton and three others combined on a two-hitter, Teoscar Hernández and Rowdy Tellez homered, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Red Sox 8-0...

Yanks' Tauchman out 6-8 weeks with calf strain, may be done

Sep. 9, 2019 7:46 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Mike Tauchman's impressive first season with the New York Yankees might have come to an abrupt end. The outfielder is expected to be sidelined for six to eight weeks after sustaining a Grade 2 strain in his left calf while fielding a ball in Sunday night's 10-5 win over the Boston Red Sox....

Yankees' Tauchman pulled from game with left calf injury

Sep. 8, 2019 11:06 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Yankees left fielder Mike Tauchman has been pulled from a game at Fenway Park with an injury to his left calf. Tauchman limped off after fielding a routine single hit by Boston's Brock Holt in the fourth inning Sunday night. He stopped just before the ball reached him and was favoring his...

Happ, Encarnacion boost Yankees over Red Sox 5-1

Sep. 7, 2019 9:26 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — With two more wins before they leave Boston, the New York Yankees would be able to end the three-year run by the Red Sox atop the AL East. That, left-hander J.A. Happ said, would be a nice way to finish up with their longtime rivals for the season. "They won the World Series last year and...

Moreland's 3-run HR, 7 pitchers carry Red Sox past Yanks 6-1

Sep. 6, 2019 11:30 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox pieced together a victory by going to the bullpen six times. The problem is they'll need to pile up wins and very likely need some help to make the postseason. Mitch Moreland hit a three-run homer and seven pitchers combined on a three-hitter to lead the Red Sox to a 6-1...

Pujols, Trout help Angels rally for 10-4 win over Red Sox

Sep. 1, 2019 2:13 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout and Albert Pujols have had plenty of big nights for the Los Angeles Angels, yet Saturday night's 10-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox was one of those games in which both reached milestones. Trout became the youngest player to reach at least 275 home runs and 200 stolen...

Betts' home run in 15th gives Red Sox 7-6 win over Angels

Aug. 31, 2019 4:28 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Marathon games in Southern California are starting to become routine for the Boston Red Sox. In this case though, Mookie Betts was able to come up big. Betts went deep with two out in the 15th inning as the Red Sox outlasted the Los Angeles Angels 7-6 Friday night. The 5-hour,...

Holt homers in 9th to lift Red Sox to 5-4 win vs Padres

Aug. 25, 2019 1:39 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Brock Holt liked the first pitch he saw from All-Star closer Kirby Yates so much that he hit it out of the ballpark. Holt's homer on the first pitch of the ninth inning lifted the Boston Red Sox to a 5-4 victory against the San Diego Padres on Saturday night. The defending World Series...