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Hernández homers twice, Jays win 9th straight over Red Sox

Oct. 02, 2022 17:46 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Teoscar Hernández hit two home runs, Whit Merrifield also connected and the Toronto Blue Jays edged closer to clinching home-field advantage in the wild-card round by beating the Boston Red Sox 6-3 Sunday. “Guys are hungry not just to get to the playoffs but to...

Hernández, Jansen HR, Jays hold wild-card edge, rout Red Sox

Oct. 01, 2022 19:51 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Teoscar Hernández homered, doubled twice and singled, Danny Jansen drove in five runs and the Toronto Blue Jays moved one step closer to wrapping up the top spot in the AL wild-card race, routing the Boston Red Sox 10-0 Saturday. The Blue Jays maintained a 1...

Orioles waste 4 homers in 13-9 loss to slumping Red Sox

Sep. 28, 2022 01:08 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Baltimore wasted four homers, including two more by Anthony Santander, in a 13-9 loss to Triston Casas and the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night, hurting the Orioles' chances of earning an AL wild card. Adley Rutschman and Ramón Urías also went deep, but Baltimore...

Orioles bash Red Sox 14-8, slice AL wild-card deficit

Sep. 27, 2022 01:19 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Cedric Mullins homered on the second pitch of the game, Anthony Santander went deep twice and the Baltimore Orioles outslugged the Boston Red Sox 14-8 on Monday night to gain a little ground in the playoff race. Gunnar Henderson hit a two-run homer and Mullins...

Judge falls just short of 61, Yanks clinch playoff berth

Sep. 23, 2022 00:57 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge turned around a fastball in the ninth inning, and the already-standing crowd of 43,123 at Yankee Stadium erupted in noise, wondering, hoping he had hit a record-tying 61st home run and clinched a playoff berth with one mighty swing. Seconds later, groans...

Judge stuck at 60 HRs as Yankees rout Pirates 14-2

Sep. 21, 2022 23:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A sellout crowd of 46,175 groaned as Aaron Judge left the batter’s box in the first and fifth innings. “Fans packed it out to see us win a ballgame and see some homers,” he said with a widening smile and a twinkle in his eyes, “so I think I got to cut out...

Reds snap Boston's win streak in Cincinnati with 5-1 victory

Sep. 21, 2022 22:34 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jonathan India and Kyle Farmer each drove in two runs, Donovan Solano added a solo homer and the Cincinnati Reds snapped their eight-game home losing streak against the Boston Red Sox with a 5-1 victory on Wednesday night. India drove in Stuart Fairchild twice,...

Martinez has RBI single in 8th, Red Sox beat Royals 2-1

Sep. 16, 2022 23:22 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — J.D. Martinez had an RBI single in the eighth inning and the Boston Red Sox rallied late to beat the Kansas City Royals 2-1 on Friday night. Martinez's single to left was just the third hit for Boston, which had just tied it up when reliever Scott Barlow walked Jason...

Correa, Gordon power Twins past Royals 3-2 for series sweep

Sep. 15, 2022 23:48 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins salvaged some badly needed momentum, entering a last-ditch five-game series at first-place Cleveland this weekend. Their pitching lately looks up to the task. Carlos Correa's solo home run in the first inning and Nick Gordon's...

Judge stays at 57 HR, Yanks beat Boston 5-3 for 2-game sweep

Sep. 14, 2022 23:41 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Aaron Judge didn’t homer. Gleyber Torres only sorta did. Torres hit a three-run, Little League homer to break a fifth-inning scoreless tie, and the AL East-leading New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 5-3 on Wednesday night for their fourth...