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Boston Red Sox's J.D. Martinez, left, follows through on his grand slam in front of Tampa Bay Rays' Michael Perez during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Rays pounce on Red Sox, hold on for 9-5 win

Aug. 12, 2020 11:15 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Blake Snell pitched five shutout innings and the Tampa Bay Rays backed him with a trio of 400-foot homers to beat the Boston Red Sox 9-5 on Wednesday night and earn their fifth straight victory. Willy Adames, Brandon Lowe and Yoshi Tsutsugo all homered off Zack Godley, and Austin Meadows hit...

Tampa Bay Rays' Michael Brosseau, center, gets the throw at second base on the attempted steal by Boston Red Sox's Andrew Benintendi during the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Red Sox put Benintendi on injured list with rib cage strain

Aug. 12, 2020 7:41 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox placed outfielder Andrew Benintendi on the 10-day injured list on Wednesday with a right rib cage strain and recalled right-hander Ryan Weber from their alternate training site to take his spot on the roster. Benintendi had started in left field for 12 of Boston's 17...

Boston Red Sox's Mitch Moreland, right, watches his two-run, walk-off home run in front of Toronto Blue Jays' Reese McGuire during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Moreland 2 HRs, walk-off shot sends Red Sox over Toronto 5-3

Aug. 9, 2020 5:40 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The biggest bats in the Red Sox lineup have struggled to produce this season. Mitch Moreland continues to do his part to fill in the gaps. Moreland hit two home runs, including a walk-off shot over the Green Monster to send Boston past the Toronto Blue Jays 5-3 Sunday. “I knew I...

Toronto Blue Jays' Chase Anderson pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

5 Blue Jays pitchers combine on 4-hitter, beat Red Sox 2-1

Aug. 8, 2020 11:41 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Five Toronto pitchers combined on a four-hitter and Lourdes Gurriel Jr. scored the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning on a groundout, lifting the Blue Jays over the Boston Red Sox 2-1 on Saturday night. Anthony Kay (1-0) pitched 3 1/3 scoreless innings for the win. Anthony Bass picked up...

Boston Red Sox's Mitch Moreland (18) celebrates his two-run home run with Alex Verdugo during the third inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Red Sox Hold off Blue Jays with Moreland's Bat and Bullpen

Aug. 8, 2020 12:21 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Mitch Moreland’s crack of the bat in a nearly empty Fenway Park was easily heard. Alex Verdugo’s yell after his homer-saving catch might have been even louder. Verdugo hit two solo homers over the Green Monster and made a homer-robbing grab, Mitch Moreland hit a two-run shot...

Boston Red Sox center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. (19) makes a diving catch on a flyout by Tampa Bay Rays' Brandon Lowe during the third inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Meadows 2 hits in return from virus, Rays top Red Sox 5-1

Aug. 4, 2020 11:00 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Austin Meadows got two hits after missing the first 10 games of the season with the coronavirus and the Tampa Bay Rays stopped their losing streak at five, beating the Boston Red Sox 5-1 on Tuesday night. “Looked like he didn’t miss a beat,” Rays manager...

New York Yankees relief pitcher Nick Nelson throws in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Nelson 3 hitless innings wins debut, Yanks' win 5th in row

Aug. 2, 2020 1:22 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nick Nelson was beaming. He had pitched three hitless innings for his major league debut in the New York Yankees' 5-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night. And after after reaching the postgame interview room, the 24-year-old right-hander learned he had been credited with the...

Boston Red Sox first baseman Mitch Moreland, right, celebrates with relief pitcher Brandon Workman, center, after the Red Sox defeated the New York Mets 6-5 in a baseball game Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Vázquez helps Bosox end skid, top Mets 6-5 after deGrom exit

Jul. 30, 2020 2:13 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After nearly a month at Fenway Park, the Boston Red Sox needed a change of scenery. Even if it meant facing Jacob deGrom. Christian Vázquez hit a tying home run off Seth Lugo in the seventh inning and a two-run single against Justin Wilson n a three-run eighth, rallying the Red Sox...

New York Mets' David Peterson pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Tuesday, July 28, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Peterson wins MLB debut, Mets beat Red Sox 8-3

Jul. 28, 2020 11:29 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — J.D. Davis banged a two-run homer off the Pesky Pole, and left-hander David Peterson pitched 5 2/3 innings to win his major league debut and lead the New York Mets to an 8-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night. The Mets swept the two-game series and sent the Red Sox to their...

FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, file photo, San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey wipes sweat from his forehead during the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Scottsdale, Ariz. Posey is the latest big-name player to skip this season because of concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. Posey announced his decision on Friday, July 10, 2020. He says his family finalized the adoption of identical twin girls this week. The babies were born prematurely and Posey said after consultations with his wife and doctor he decided to opt out of the season. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

Posey out for 2020 as MLB teams deal with churning rosters

Jul. 10, 2020 8:43 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — San Francisco catcher Buster Posey became the latest well-known player to opt out of the abbreviated 2020 season because of concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, joining Dodgers pitcher David Price and Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman on the sidelines. Later Friday, the Chicago White...