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Riley's big night lifts Braves over Red Sox 9-7 in 11

Aug. 09, 2022 23:53 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Austin Riley had a go-ahead, two-run single in the 11th inning and the Atlanta Braves rallied for a 9-7 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night. Riley also hit his 30th home run of the season, a towering, two-run shot over the Green Monster, and an RBI triple to...

Melendez posts 6-RBI game as Royals smash Red Sox 13-5

Aug. 07, 2022 18:24 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — MJ Melendez hit a three-run home run in the fifth inning and had a career-high six RBIs to help the Kansas City Royals beat the Boston Red Sox 13-5 on Sunday. The rookie Melendez blasted it an estimated 406-feet to right field which bounced into the...

Pratto's 9th-inning homer gives Royals 5-4 win over Red Sox

Aug. 06, 2022 22:51 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Rookie Nick Pratto hit a game-ending home run in the ninth inning, giving the Kansas City Royals a 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night. Pratto blasted a two-out, 3-2 changeup from Garrett Whitlock (2-2) an estimated 424 feet to center field for...

Bogaerts has 4 hits, Red Sox beat Royals 7-4

Aug. 06, 2022 01:10 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Xander Bogaerts had four hits, Alex Verdugo doubled twice and the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 7-4 Friday night. Verdugo had three hits as Boston evened the four-game series at a win apiece. Josh Winckowski (5-5) allowed one run on five hits...

Perez's 3-run homer in 7th lifts Royals over Red Sox 7-3

Aug. 04, 2022 23:40 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez hit a line drive, three-run homer run to break open a close game and finished with four RBIs, leading the Kansas City Royals to a 7-3 win over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night. Perez's blast in the seventh inning appeared to hit the wall...

Yordan Alvarez gets 4 strikes in AB during Astros win

Aug. 03, 2022 18:39 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Astros slugger Yordan Alvarez doesn't need any help at the plate. The All-Star got it anyway Wednesday in Houston's 6-1 win over the Boston Red Sox when he wasn't called out after a third strike. Alvarez led off Houston's third by taking a...

Devers homers in return from IL as Boston downs Astros 2-1

Aug. 03, 2022 00:28 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora is feeling good about his team with Rafael Devers healthy and back in the lineup and the recent additions of Eric Hosmer and Tommy Pham. Devers homered with two RBIs in his return from the injured list to lead the Red Sox to a 2-1...

Red Sox get Hosmer from Padres; keep Martinez, Bogaerts

Aug. 02, 2022 20:40 PM EDT

Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora broke into a smile before Tuesday’s game against the Houston Astros: Baseball’s trade deadline had just passed, and he still had Xander Bogaerts, Rafael Devers and J.D. Martinez on his roster. A day after shipping out catcher Christian Vázquez in...

Red Sox double up on Brewers, salvage finale with 7-2 win

Jul. 31, 2022 17:01 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Xander Bogaerts, J.D. Martinez and Christian Vázquez each had an RBI double that helped the slumping Red Sox beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-2 Sunday for just their fourth victory in 17 games as the trade deadline approached. Bogaerts, Martinez and Vázquez all are in...

Ex-Red Sox OF Renfroe hits 2-run HR, Brewers top Boston 9-4

Jul. 30, 2022 21:04 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A little time off at the All-Star break looks like it was all the Milwaukee Brewers needed to get rolling. Hunter Renfroe belted a two-run homer over the Green Monster, Eric Lauer pitched five innings of one-run ball for his first victory in over a month and the...