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After going from last place to ALCS, Red Sox optimistic

Oct. 25, 2021 18:41 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Rebuilding plans for the Boston Red Sox are ahead of schedule. Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom said Monday that going from last place in 2020 to within six wins of a championship shows the organization is back on the track that led to four World Series...

Houston ace McCullers left off ALCS roster against Red Sox

Oct. 15, 2021 18:27 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Astros ace Lance McCullers Jr. has been left off Houston's roster for the AL Championship Series against Boston because of a strained muscle in arm, a huge blow to a team looking to advance to the World Series for the second time in three seasons. ...

A capsule look at the Red Sox-Astros playoff series

Oct. 14, 2021 17:10 PM EDT

A capsule look at the best-of-seven American League Championship Series between the Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Friday, at Houston, 8:07 p.m. (Fox); Game 2, Saturday, at Houston, 4:20 p.m. (Fox and FS1);...

A capsule look at the Red Sox-Astros playoff series

Oct. 13, 2021 22:47 PM EDT

A capsule look at the best-of-seven American League Championship Series between the Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Friday, at Houston, 8:07 p.m. (Fox); Game 2, Saturday, at Houston, TBD (Fox or FS1); Game 3,...

Eovaldi, Rasmussen bring varied experience to key Game 3

Oct. 09, 2021 19:23 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — There aren’t many secrets between the Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox. It’s why managers Kevin Cash and Alex Cora have no problem sending out pitchers for their pivotal Game 3 AL Division Series matchup Sunday who have vastly different experiences...

Red Sox flex muscles, power past Rays 14-6 to even ALDS 1-1

Oct. 09, 2021 00:33 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Boston slugger J.D. Martinez wasn't sure how well he'd run, but he thought his sprained left ankle would be OK in the batter's box Friday. Lucky for him, the Red Sox took their time rounding the bases all night while turning an early deficit...

Red Sox slugger J.D. Martinez back in lineup vs Rays

Oct. 08, 2021 18:48 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Red Sox slugger J.D. Martinez was back in Boston's starting lineup for Game 2 of their AL Division Series against Tampa Bay on Friday night. Martinez was slated to bat sixth as the designated hitter after missing Tuesday's night's AL...

Martinez on ALDS roster, not in Game 1 lineup for Red Sox

Oct. 07, 2021 18:11 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG. Fla. (AP) — Boston slugger J.D. Martinez is on the Red Sox roster but not in the lineup for Game 1 of their AL Division Series against the Tampa Bay Rays. Martinez missed Tuesday night’s win over the New York Yankees in the AL wild-card game because of...

A capsule look at the Red Sox-Rays playoff series

Oct. 06, 2021 19:34 PM EDT

A capsule look at the best-of-five American League Division Series between the Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Thursday, at St. Petersburg, Fla., 8:07 p.m. (FS1); Game 2, Friday, at St. Petersburg, Fla., 7:02...

A capsule look at the Yankees-Red Sox playoff game

Oct. 05, 2021 16:41 PM EDT

A look at the American League wild-card game between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox: ___ Schedule: Tuesday, at Boston, 8:08 p.m. EDT (ESPN). ___ Season Series: Red Sox won 10-9. ...