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Brosseau's RBI single in 13th lifts Rays past Tigers 1-0

Aug. 17, 2019 11:21 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Mike Brosseau came through in the 13th inning to finish a long night and end an extended scoring drought by the Tampa Bay Rays. Brosseau's pinch-hit RBI single in the 13th drove in Eric Sogard to give the Rays a 1-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night in a game in...

Benintendi, Porcello lead Red Sox past Orioles, 9-1

Aug. 16, 2019 11:22 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The hits never stopped coming for the defending champion Red Sox. Now the pitching might be falling in line, too. Rick Porcello held the Orioles to one run over six innings for his sixth win in eight starts and received plenty of support as Boston topped Baltimore 9-1 on Friday night. Andrew...

Soler hits 2 long HRs, Royals beat Red Sox 6-2 to snap skid

Aug. 6, 2019 11:08 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Jorge Soler didn't have to wait for the question about the Green Monster to be finished before breaking into a wide smile. Soler hit a pair of long two-run homers over the Monster, Jakob Junis pitched six effective innings and the Kansas City Royals snapped their seven-game losing streak by...

Porcello, Travis help Red Sox halt 8-game skid, 7-5 over KC

Aug. 5, 2019 11:06 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The music was blaring in the clubhouse and Boston utility player Brock Holt was holding a microphone, acting like a DJ. The defending World Series champion Red Sox were clearly ready to relax and have fun again. Rick Porcello pitched six innings of one-run ball, Sam Travis hit a two-run homer...

Red Sox slugger Martinez scratched with back tightness

Aug. 5, 2019 6:13 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox slugger J.D. Martinez has been scratched from Monday night's lineup due to back tightness. Boston manager Alex Cora told the media about two hours before the Red Sox were slated to host the Kansas City Royals at Fenway Park. "It's been acting up, a little bit tight," Cora said. "This...

Judge, Yankees pound Price for 4-game sweep of Red Sox

Aug. 5, 2019 2:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A couple of things have remained constant for the New York Yankees all season: They keep getting hurt and they keep winning games. Aaron Judge and Gio Urshela homered early as a makeshift Yankees lineup pounded David Price in a 7-4 victory Sunday night that sent the defending World Series...

Yankees' Encarnación breaks wrist, Hicks hurts elbow

Aug. 4, 2019 2:36 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For the New York Yankees, a doubleheader turned into twice as much of an opportunity for injuries. Edwin Encarnación became the Yankees' 25th player to go on the injured list this year, sustaining a hairline fracture in his right wrist when hit by an 87.1 mph slider from Boston...

Sale fumes as Red Sox get swept by Yankees, lose 7 in row

Aug. 4, 2019 1:01 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Sale threw an 0-2 fastball at the letters past Gio Urshela in the fourth inning and didn't get the call. He raised both arms as if to say, "What's wrong?" and muttered at plate umpire Mike Estabrook. Sale's outing in a doubleheader opener spun out of control from there, just like...

Zunino, Meadows homer, Rays beat Red Sox 9-4

Aug. 2, 2019 12:03 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox stood pat during Wednesday's trade deadline, and then the Tampa Bay Rays gave Boston perhaps its most crushing loss yet during a disappointing World Series defense. Rookie left-hander Brendan McKay struck out seven, Mike Zunino and Austin Meadows homered, and the Rays beat the Red...

Kiermaier (HR, 3B) returns to lead Rays past Red Sox 8-5

Aug. 1, 2019 12:28 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Kevin Kiermaier felt he had something to prove to the Charlotte Stone Crabs, where he played in two games while working his way back from a left thumb sprain. It took him all of one pitch. "I'm sure they're thinking, 'Man, where was this a couple days ago?'" Kiermaier said, smiling, after...