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Tyler Glasnow pitches 5 innings in playoff tuneup and Rays beat Red Sox 5-0

Sep. 28, 2023 00:35 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Tyler Glasnow pitched five scoreless innings in his final start before the postseason, combining with four relievers on a three-hitter and leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 5-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night. “I’m glad I could end on a good note,...

Rays hold oddly timed celebration, 10 days after clinching postseason berth

Sep. 28, 2023 00:24 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Champagne sprayed, cigar smoke wafted through the air and the Tampa Bay Rays passed around a fancy glass decanter of liquor while hip hop music blared from the speakers in the visitor's clubhouse at Fenway Park. It was time to celebrate. What they were...

Orioles lower their magic number in the AL East to 1 with a 5-1 victory over the Nationals

Sep. 27, 2023 22:13 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Sixteen months after his arrival marked a turning point for the Baltimore Orioles, Adley Rutschman and his team are one victory from a division title. Rutschman homered and drove in three runs, Grayson Rodriguez pitched into the sixth inning and the Orioles lowered...

Alex Cora says he will be back with Red Sox in 2024. But in what role?

Sep. 27, 2023 18:11 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora said definitively on Wednesday he will be back with the team next year but didn’t say in what position or even how he could be so sure. Asked before the home finale against Tampa Bay if he was confident his job was secure, Cora said,...

René Pinto's 2-run homer and Manuel Margot's 2 RBIs help Rays outlast Red Sox 9-7

Sep. 27, 2023 00:21 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — René Pinto hit a two-run home run, Manuel Margot added a pair of RBI singles as part of a four-hit night, and the Tampa Bay Rays held on to beat the Boston Red Sox 9-7 on Tuesday night. Rays starter Zach Eflin (16-8) yielded three runs off five hits over five innings...

One of game's characters, Guardians manager Terry Francona set to end career defined by class, touch

Sep. 26, 2023 09:16 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — At some point in the next few days, Terry Francona will hop on his celebrated scooter, zip along the underground concrete concourses of Progressive Field and leave the ballpark he's called home the past 11 seasons for the final time. His ride is nearly over. ...

With the future of AM unclear, a look back at the powerful role radio plays in baseball history

Sep. 25, 2023 08:38 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Growing up in the Boston suburbs, Suzyn Waldman fell madly in love with two things: baseball and Broadway shows. During the 1950s and '60s, the long arm of AM radio brought both into her home. “I can still hear Ned Martin of the Red Sox reciting...

Clevinger pitches 6 strong innings; Chicago beats Boston 3-2 to win 1st series since early August

Sep. 24, 2023 18:12 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Mike Clevinger pitched six solid innings, Elvis Andrus had a two-run double and the Chicago White Sox beat the Boston Red Sox 3-2 in a rain-shortened game on Sunday, ending a string of 12 straight series losses. Trying to avoid their second 100-loss season in five...

White Sox outfielder Luis Robert leaves game with sore right knee

Sep. 24, 2023 14:33 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Chicago White Sox outfielder Luis Robert Jr. left Sunday’s game against the Boston Red Sox with a sore right knee after stealing a base in the first inning. Chicago said he will be reevaluated Monday when the team is back home Robert walked and stole...

Robert hits 311-foot homer in 9th to snap scoreless tie and give White Sox 1-0 win over Red Sox

Sep. 23, 2023 19:42 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — There's no other ballpark in the majors where Luis Robert Jr.'s 311-foot line drive would have been a home run. Heck, it might not have even gotten high enough to clear Fenway Park's 37-foot Green Monster in left. But the White Sox slugger's curving...