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Mariners stop 5-game slide with 7-2 win against Red Sox

Jun. 23, 2018 11:42 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The toughest moment of Mike Leake's stellar night was missing a chance for a shutout. Leake pitched eight sparkling innings, Mitch Haniger drove in three runs and the Seattle Mariners snapped a season-high five-game losing streak with a 7-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday. With...

Martinez HR helps Red Sox rally from 5 down, top M's 14-10

Jun. 23, 2018 12:34 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — In a showdown of All-Star sluggers, Nelson Cruz had more RBIs, but J.D. Martinez had more help. Martinez homered and drove in five, and the Boston Red Sox rallied from a five-run deficit to beat the Seattle Mariners 14-10 on Friday despite a monster night from Cruz. Cruz had a pair of...

Servais: Who was that mustachioed man?

Jun. 22, 2018 6:54 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Seattle manager Scott Servais kept up the ruse on Friday night, denying that he saw Ichiro Suzuki in disguise in the Mariners dugout at Yankee Stadium. And he mostly kept a straight face as he said it. In a performance almost as transparent as the fake mustache and hoodie the former...

Porcello allows 1 hit through 7; Red Sox beat Twins 9-2

Jun. 21, 2018 5:45 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — What Rick Porcello did six days ago carried over into an outstanding performance. Porcello allowed one hit in seven innings, Mookie Betts and Andrew Benintendi homered, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 9-2 Thursday to avoid a series sweep. Xander Bogaerts had two RBIs for...

Kepler, Grossman homer to help Twins beat Red Sox 4-1

Jun. 21, 2018 12:55 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Facing a run of starting pitching that included two-time Cy Young winner Corey Kluber, Carlos Carrasco, Chris Sale and David Price, the Minnesota Twins could have seen their fledgling playoff hopes fade toward another long summer. Instead, Minnesota's been rejuvenated by beating some of...

Surging Escobar sparks Twins past Sale, Red Sox in 6-2 win

Jun. 20, 2018 12:58 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Eduardo Escobar, yet again, gave the Minnesota Twins the go-ahead hit. Two of them, of course. He's become a doubles machine. With a two-base hit that drove in two runs off Chris Sale in the sixth inning and another that launched a four-run eighth, Escobar led for the Twins to a 6-2...

Red Sox hit three homers to rout Mariners 9-3

Jun. 17, 2018 8:48 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Boston's offense showed why it is one of the best in baseball. Rafael Devers, Jackie Bradley Jr., and Xander Bogaerts all homered and the Boston Red Sox routed the Seattle Mariners 9-3 on Sunday. "Today we did an outstanding job finishing the game and we got the W," Red Sox manager Alex Cora...

LeBlanc shuts down Red Sox in Mariners' 1-0 win

Jun. 17, 2018 12:17 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Despite having a fastball that doesn't reach 90 miles an hour, Wade LeBlanc effectively shut down one of the best lineups in the American League. LeBlanc pitched into the eighth inning and Nelson Cruz had an RBI single as the Seattle Mariners beat the Boston Red Sox 1-0 Saturday night....

Span has key pinch hit as Mariners rally past Red Sox, 7-6

Jun. 16, 2018 3:02 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Denard Span came to the plate in the eighth inning, knowing the situation was why the Seattle Mariners traded for him three weeks ago. The veteran outfielder kept his cool and stroked a pinch-hit double that scored two runs, leading the Mariners to a 7-6 victory over the Boston Red Sox on...

Correction: Red Sox-Mariners story

Jun. 15, 2018 11:09 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — In a story June 15 about the Red Sox playing the Mariners, The Associated Press erroneously reported the year in which Rick Porcello won the Cy Young Award. Porcello won the award in 2016, not 2017. A corrected version of the story is below: Bogaerts' tiebreaking HR leads Red Sox past...