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Martinez, Rodriguez lead Red Sox to 11-4 win over Tigers

Apr. 24, 2019 11:54 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox hadn't had a lopsided victory yet this season. Their win over Detroit on Wednesday night gave them a chance to relax. J.D. Martinez had three hits, Eduardo Rodriguez pitched six strong innings and the Red Sox rebounded from a doubleheader...

Sale remains winless as Tigers sweep Red Sox 7-4, 4-2

Apr. 24, 2019 12:52 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Chris Sale remained winless and frustrated, but at least he saw a slight improvement. That was about the closest thing to good news for the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday. Sale struck out 10, but it wasn't enough as Detroit beat Boston 7-4 to start the Tigers' first doubleheader sweep at Fenway...

Boston's Eovaldi out 6 weeks after elbow surgery

Apr. 23, 2019 1:16 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox starter Nathan Eovaldi had surgery Tuesday to remove a loose body in his right elbow. The arthroscopic procedure was performed by Yankees head team physician Dr. Christopher Ahmad at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Boston said Eovaldi is expected to return to pitching within six...

Eovaldi to have elbow surgery, expected out 4-6 weeks

Apr. 22, 2019 8:11 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston right-hander Nathan Eovaldi is scheduled to have surgery to remove loose bodies from his pitching elbow, an operation expected to sideline the pitcher for four-to-six weeks. The Red Sox said Eovaldi will have surgery on Tuesday, when the team plays a day-night doubleheader against...

LEADING OFF: Yelich crunching Cards, Sale slump, deGrom OK?

Apr. 22, 2019 2:06 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: DON'T PITCH TO HIM NL MVP Christian Yelich gets yet another chance to feast on St. Louis pitching when the Brewers visit Busch Stadium. The teams have already played seven times this season — Yelich has eight home runs and 19 RBIs in those matchups, going...

Boston avoids big early hole with sweep of Rays

Apr. 22, 2019 2:04 AM EDT

Hold off — for now — on the panic in Boston. The Red Sox are indeed off to a poor start in defense of their World Series title. They have a 9-13 record and baseball's third-worst run differential. But after sweeping a three-game series with first-place Tampa Bay, Boston has avoided the worst-case...

Red Sox beat AL East-leading Rays 4-3 in 11 to finish sweep

Apr. 21, 2019 7:44 PM EDT

ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A manufactured run in extra innings capped off a resurgent weekend for the defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox. Christian Vazquez hit a sacrifice fly in the 11th inning and the Red Sox completed an uplifting three-game sweep of the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays with a...

Red Sox beat AL East-leading Rays 4-3 in 11 to finish sweep

Apr. 21, 2019 6:41 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Christian Vazquez hit a sacrifice fly in the 11th inning and the Boston Red Sox completed an uplifting three-game sweep of the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays with a 4-3 victory Sunday. Rafael Devers singled off Jose Alvarado (0-2) to start the 11th and went to second when...

Rays put Meadows on IL with thumb sprain, reinstate Wendle

Apr. 21, 2019 1:37 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays placed outfielder Austin Meadows on the 10-day injured list with a sprained right thumb in a series of moves on Sunday. Meadows was hurt when he awkwardly slid into third base on a two-run triple in the seventh inning of Saturday night's 6-5 loss to the Boston...

Red Sox get 1st series win, beat Rays 6-5 behind Benintendi

Apr. 20, 2019 10:49 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Perhaps the Boston Red Sox will look back at this weekend as the games that got their title defense back on track. The World Series champions won a series for the first time this season when Andrew Benintendi hit a grand slam and a tiebreaking ninth-inning sacrifice fly and...