Latest Rick Porcello News

Chavis' grand slam helps Red Sox beat Blue Jays 10-8

Jul. 16, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The grand slam was nice. What Red Sox rookie Michael Chavis really wanted to talk about was his batting eye against the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night. "Personally, weirdly, I was more excited about the two walks," he said after Boston beat the Blue Jays 10-8 in the series opener. "I mean,...

Dodgers beat Red Sox in 12 innings on Muncy's RBI walk

Jul. 15, 2019 2:14 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The World Series weekend rematch added a flashback to last fall's epic Game 3. Max Muncy drew a bases-loaded walk and Alex Verdugo had an RBI single during a three-run 12th inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 early Monday morning in another late-night showdown of...

Tanaka helps Yankees earn 4-2 victory over Blue Jays

Jul. 14, 2019 5:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge was near the batter's box for a pretty good view of Gio Urshela's nifty slide at the plate to give the New York Yankees the go-ahead run in the fifth inning. The Yankees slugger is sure the club wouldn't have one of the best records in the majors if it wasn't for the...

Price, Vazquez, Bogaerts lead Red Sox over Tigers for sweep

Jul. 7, 2019 6:04 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — David Price sent the Boston Red Sox sailing into the All-Star break with a bit of history Sunday. Price pitched one-run ball over five innings and the Red Sox finished off a three-game sweep of Detroit with a 6-3 win. The victory was the 150th of Price's career. "It will be cool to see that...

Betts, Benintendi lead Red Sox to 10-6 win over Tigers

Jul. 7, 2019 1:20 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — It has taken the Boston Red Sox a long time to win the first two games of their weekend series with the Detroit Tigers. They'd love to finish off a sweep quickly. "We've got one more game until the All-Star break," Red Sox manager Alex Cora said. "Let's come in here, take care of business...

Devers, Bogaerts homer as Red Sox beat Tigers 9-6

Jul. 6, 2019 1:53 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Boston manager Alex Cora wants the Red Sox to stop making victories so difficult. Xander Bogaerts and Rafael Devers homered, and the Red Sox raced to a lead and held on to beat the Detroit Tigers 9-6 on Friday in a game delayed more than two hours due to rain. "We're playing better —...

Ye Olde Slugfest: Yanks top Red Sox 17-13 in MLB Euro debut

Jun. 29, 2019 10:53 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Rest assured, British fans: Most baseball games are not like this, not even the crazy ones between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox. Major League Baseball arrived in Europe on Saturday night with Ye Olde Slugfest. Each team scored six runs in a first inning that lasted nearly an hour,...

Yanks, Red Sox tied 6-6 after 1 inning in 1st European game

Jun. 29, 2019 3:14 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox treated fans to one of the most unusual first innings in their century-plus rivalry when they played Saturday night in the first Major League Baseball game in Europe. In the 2,200th regular-season meeting between the teams, New York scored six runs in...

Aaron Hicks hits MLB's 1st European home run

Jun. 29, 2019 1:59 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Aaron Hicks has hit Major League Baseball's first home run on European soil. The shot came during a 27-minute top of the first inning Saturday night when the New York Yankees batted around against the Boston Red Sox. Hicks drove a changeup from Rick Porcello 386 feet over the Boston bullpen...

Boston's Brian Johnson out; problem not tied to baseball

Jun. 29, 2019 11:39 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Boston Red Sox left-hander Brian Johnson was put on the 10-day injured list Saturday because of a medical matter not related to baseball. The team did not say what was wrong but the problem was discovered during routine testing by the medical staff. The 28-year-old left-hander is expected to...