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Alex Verdugo slugs 2-run HR, drives in 4 runs in return to Fenway as Yankees beat Red Sox 8-1

Jun. 15, 2024 00:08 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Alex Verdugo had a two-run homer and four RBIs in his return to Fenway Park, and Luis Gil struck out six as the MLB-leading New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 8-1 on Friday night. Verdugo spent four seasons with the Red Sox before being traded to New York in...

Houck tosses 6 solid innings and O'Neill slugs a 3-run homer in Red Sox's 9-3 victory over Phillies

Jun. 13, 2024 22:55 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Tanner Houck allowed three runs in six strong innings and Tyler O’Neill hit a three-run homer to help the Boston Red Sox defeat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-3 on Thursday night. Jarren Duran doubled in his first two at-bats and also drove in two runs as the Red Sox...

Adam Silver would have liked seeing Caitlin Clark on the US Olympic team, understands decision

Jun. 13, 2024 18:27 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — As a basketball fan, Adam Silver would have loved to have seen Caitlin Clark on the U.S. Olympic women's team for this summer's Paris Games. As NBA Commissioner, he understands why it didn't happen. Clark was not selected for the team that was announced...

Valdez hits a key 2-run double to help the Red Sox rally past the Phillies 8-6

Jun. 12, 2024 23:29 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Enmanuel Valdez hit a tiebreaking two-run double in Boston's five-run fifth inning, and the Red Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-6 on Wednesday night. Jarren Duran had three of Boston's 13 hits. David Hamilton had two hits, scored twice and drove in two runs. ...

Schwarber hits 2 homers, Wheeler picks up 8th straight win in Phillies' 4-1 victory over Red Sox

Jun. 11, 2024 22:54 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Kyle Schwarber didn't need any extra time to get over the jet lag of flying to London and back. The Phillies' designated hitter hit the first pitch of the game 444 feet for a home run, then added another 400-footer in the fifth inning on Tuesday night to lead...

Hamilton homers and Red Sox rally for 6-4 win over White Sox in 10 innings

Jun. 09, 2024 19:51 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — David Hamilton homered and doubled, shaking off an early error at shortstop to help the Boston Red Sox rally past the Chicago White Sox 6-4 in 10 innings Sunday. Jarren Duran reached on an error by reliever Michael Soroka (0-7) in the 10th, sending automatic runner...

Sheets hits grand slam as the White Sox beat the Red Sox 6-1 for 2nd straight win

Jun. 08, 2024 20:43 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Gavin Sheets hit his first career grand slam, and the Chicago White Sox won their second straight after a franchise-record 14-game losing streak, beating the Boston Red Sox 6-1 on Saturday. Sheets capped a five-run fifth with his seventh homer of the season, a...

Red Sox manager Cora gets ejected against White Sox

Jun. 08, 2024 17:56 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora was ejected from Saturday's game against the Chicago White Sox. Cora got tossed by home plate umpire Alan Porter after pinch-hitter Jamie Westbrook struck out looking at a pitch in the lower part of the zone. It was the first ejection...

Red Sox plan to give OF O'Neill a few days off for ailing knee

Jun. 08, 2024 15:47 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Boston outfielder Tyler O’Neill is going to rest for a couple days before the Red Sox decide on a possible return to the injured list for his ailing right knee. Manager Alex Cora said O’Neill will sit out this weekend’s games the Chicago White Sox. The team is...

Phillies wary of 'bounciest turf' in London for Mets series

Jun. 08, 2024 12:44 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies starter Taijuan Walker wants to keep the ball on the ground Sunday against the New York Mets. That's because the games at London Stadium have been so high-scoring. Good game plan, but here's another twist: The artificial turf here...