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Arenado's HR, 3 RBIs lift Cardinals over Red Sox 11-2

Jun. 18, 2022 23:40 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Nolan Arenado hit a two-run homer over the Green Monster in the first inning and the St. Louis Cardinals broke it open with a six-run sixth in an 11-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night. Nolan Gorman and Tyler O’Neill both had a solo shot for the...

Rafael Devers' late home run lifts Red Sox over Mariners 2-0

Jun. 12, 2022 20:16 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Rafael Devers stunned his teammates, his manager and his opponent. Pitches that far out of the strike zone are not supposed to end up over the fence. “Unreal," Boston manager Alex Cora said. “It's just hand-eye coordination, power. You've got to be perfect to...

Wacha throws shutout, Red Sox win 1-0 as Angels' skid at 12

Jun. 07, 2022 01:59 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — When the last out of his first shutout in five years was secured, Michael Wacha pumped his fist and sought out catcher Christian Vázquez for a congratulatory embrace. Wacha pitched a three-hitter and the streaking Boston Red Sox beat Los Angeles 1-0 on...

Red Sox complete sweep of A's behind Cordero, Hill

Jun. 05, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Franchy Cordero hit a three-run homer off Frankie Montas in the sixth inning and the Boston Red Sox completed a three-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics with a 5-2 victory Sunday. Rich Hill pitched three-hit ball over six innings and had five strikeouts....

Story hits slam to lead Red Sox past Mariners 7-3

May. 21, 2022 00:05 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Trevor Story hit a grand slam over the Green Monster — and into the hands of a former Red Sox player — a night after hitting three homers over Fenway Park’s fabled left field wall, leading Boston to a 7-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night. Story...

Red Sox lefty Sale dealing with setback after rib fracture

May. 07, 2022 17:07 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale suffered a setback in his recovery from a fractured rib cage suffered in late February, chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom said before Saturday’s game against the Chicago White Sox. “He’s had a small, it’s a personal medical...

Verdugo, Bogaerts homer as Red Sox blank Twins 4-0

Apr. 16, 2022 20:20 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — There was a bit of concern trailing Xander Bogaerts and Alex Verdugo entering the season after they were each virtually ice cold from the plate this spring. They're hoping some swings they made on Saturday are a sign their bats will be heating up. ...