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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Tanner Houck (89) delivers a pitch in the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Houck, Vazquez grand slam lead Red Sox to 8-2 rout of Braves

Sep. 26, 2020 11:31 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Rookie right-hander Tanner Houck struck out 10 in another dominant performance, Christian Vazquez capped a big inning with a grand slam, and the Boston Red Sox routed the Atlanta Braves 8-2 Saturday night. Giving the Red Sox reason to be hopeful after a dismal season, Houck (3-0) surrendered...

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi delivers during the first inning of the team'ss baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Boston, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, at Fenway Park. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Eovaldi's solid outing, Devers' hit lift Sox over O's 9-1

Sep. 23, 2020 11:22 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Nathan Eovaldi struck out eight over six scoreless innings, Rafael Devers hit a three-run double that capped a six-run third and the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 9-1 on Wednesday night in a matchup of the AL East’s worst teams. Kevin Plawecki had three hits and drove in...

Boston Red Sox's Tanner Houck delivers a pitch against the New York Yankees in the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Red Sox finally snap skid vs Yankees, who clinch spot anyway

Sep. 20, 2020 8:25 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Despite dismal results against the New York Yankees this season, at least the Boston Red Sox didn’t have to watch their longtime rivals enjoy clinching a playoff berth at Fenway Park. They made sure of that by finally beating the Yankees this year. Hours later, however, the Yankees...

Tampa Bay Rays starter Tyler Glasnow pitches to a Boston Red Sox batter during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius)

Lowe and Meadows hit home runs, Rays beat Red Sox 5-4

Sep. 13, 2020 12:17 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Lowe and Austin Meadows homered and the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays beat the last-place Boston Red Sox 5-4 on Saturday night. Lowe hit a solo shot, his 12th of the season, off Marcus Walden (0-2) in the seventh for a 5-4 lead. “Hitting a go-ahead homer is...

Toronto Blue Jays' Danny Jansen is congratulated by teammates in the dugout after his two-run home run against the Boston Red Sox during the second inning of the first game of a baseball doubleheader Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, at Fenway Park in Boston. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Red Sox earn split of doubleheader with win over Blue Jays

Sep. 4, 2020 11:34 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Yairo Muñoz had three hits and the Boston Red Sox salvaged a spit of their doubleheader as the “road” team at Fenway Park with a 3-2 over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night to halt a five-game losing streak. Muñoz went a combined 6 for 7 in the twinbill with a...

Baltimore Orioles pitcher Tom Eshelman delivers during the second inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Tommy Gilligan)

Ruiz has 4 RBIs to carry Orioles past last-place Red Sox 5-4

Aug. 23, 2020 5:05 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Rio Ruiz drove in four runs, Thomas Eshelman provided exceptional relief for injured starter Wade LeBlanc and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Sunday to earn a split of the four-game series. Ruiz came in batting .161 in August and was dropped to the No. 8 slot in the...

New York Yankees' Gerrit Cole delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

LEADING OFF: Cole goes for 21st in row, Tigers' Mize debuts

Aug. 19, 2020 2:33 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ACE SEEKS BLACKJACK Yankees ace Gerrit Cole can set an AL record by winning his 21st consecutive regular season start when New York hosts the AL East rival Rays. Cole’s 20-game run matches Roger Clemens for the best in AL history, and Hall of Famer Carl...

Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper follows through on his three run home run against the Boston Red Sox during the sixth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, at Fenway Park in Boston. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Harper homers as Phillies score 7 in 6th to beat Boston 13-6

Aug. 19, 2020 12:40 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — With one big inning, Bryce Harper and the Philadelphia Phillies crushed Boston's hopes of snapping out of its losing streak. The Phillies outfielder hit a three-run homer during a seven-run sixth on Tuesday night, and Philadelphia came from behind to beat the Red Sox 13-6 and send them to...

New York Yankees' Aaron Hicks, right, celebrates with teammate Luke Voit (59) after hitting a solo home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Monday, Aug. 17, 2020, in New York. Red Sox catcher Kevin Plawecki, top, looks on. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Yanks win 10th straight vs Red Sox, best streak since 1953

Aug. 18, 2020 12:29 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ted Williams was piloting fighter jets in Korea the last time the New York Yankees dominated the Boston Red Sox like this. Luke Voit homered twice, Aroldis Chapman returned from the COVID-19 injured list to pitch the ninth inning and the Yankees beat the Red Sox 6-3 Monday night for their...

New York Yankees designated hitter Clint Frazier bats during the team's baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020, in New York. Frazier is hitting .571 with two homers and eight RBIs in four games since rejoining the Yankees. He is distinctive not for his red hair that used to be long but for a team-logo gaiter that covers nearly his entire face. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Frazier hopes he's over struggles and time with Yanks is now

Aug. 17, 2020 8:54 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Clint Frazier wants to make sure his time as the New York Yankees’ future doesn’t stretch beyond four years. He also hopes to avoid skipping their present and moving directly to their past. Frazier was acquired from Cleveland in the July 2016 deal for reliever Andrew Miller...