Red Sox wrap up AL East division crown

Sep 29, 2016

Red Sox wrap up AL East division crown

Even though they let a win get away Wednesday night, the Boston Red Sox locked up something more important. And as far as they were concerned, an AL East title was certainly worth celebrating. Boston clinched the division championship despite wasting a three-run lead ...

Porcello holds down Orioles for 21st win

Sep 20, 2016

Porcello holds down Orioles for 21st win

Rick Porcello and the Boston Red Sox appear poised to extend their late-season charge deep into October. Porcello picked up his major league-high 21st victory, David Ortiz and Mookie Betts hit two-run homers and Boston beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 on Monday night to ...

Sep 16, 2016

MLB suspends Padres GM Preller for 30 days

Major League Baseball has suspended San Diego Padres general manager A.J. Preller for 30 days without pay, an unprecedented punishment for what an official said was a failure to disclose medical information when pitcher Drew Pomeranz was traded to the Red Sox in July. ...

Tanaka misses milestone as Red Sox overturn Yanks

Sep 16, 2016

Tanaka misses milestone as Red Sox overturn Yanks

Right-hander Masahiro Tanaka pitched four-hit ball over seven innings Thursday but was not involved in the decision as the New York Yankees allowed the Boston Red Sox to come from behind in a 7-5 defeat. Tanaka, who was looking to post his career-high 14th ...

Orioles beat Red Sox to stay in hunt

Sep 14, 2016

Orioles beat Red Sox to stay in hunt

One night after being embarrassed in the series opener, Baltimore overpowered Boston this time and preserved the jumble of teams contending for the AL East. J.J. Hardy hit a three-run homer and Nolan Reimold added a two-run shot later in the second as Baltimore ...

Sep 6, 2016

Red Sox reliever Uehara activated from disabled list

The Boston Red Sox have activated reliever Koji Uehara from the disabled list. Uehara had been out since July 20 with a strained pectoral muscle. The right-hander is 2-3 with a 4.50 ERA in 39 games. He is expected to be available on Tuesday ...

Uehara has first bullpen session since injury

Aug 24, 2016

Uehara has first bullpen session since injury

Boston Red Sox reliever Koji Uehara threw 33 pitches on Tuesday as he underwent his first bullpen session since being placed on the disabled list for a right pectoral muscle strain. “I’m still pitching timidly but that’s inevitable after getting injured,” said Uehara, who ...

A-Rod takes booing in stride in win

Aug 12, 2016

A-Rod takes booing in stride in win

Alex Rodriguez got the raucous booing he expected and the victory his team needed. Rodriguez drove in a run with a bases-loaded dribbler, capping a three-run rally in the eighth inning that lifted the New York Yankees over the Red Sox 4-2 on Thursday ...

Iwakuma earns 12th victory

Aug 4, 2016

Iwakuma earns 12th victory

Seattle’s Hisashi Iwakuma (12-7) rebounded from a season-worst performance against the Chicago Cubs to limit Boston, a team that had given him problems in the past, to five hits. The Mariners defeated the Red Sox 3-1 on Wednesday night to hand Rick Porcello his ...

Jul 23, 2016

Red Sox reliever Tazawa leaves DL

Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Junichi Tazawa returned to the roster after being activated from the 15-day disabled list, the club said Friday. Tazawa, who complained of discomfort in his right shoulder after a game against the Los Angeles Angels on July 3, has ...

Jul 21, 2016

Boston's Uehara put on 15-day DL

Koji Uehara, who took over the closer’s role for Boston when Craig Kimbrel was injured, has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Red Sox with a right pectoral strain. Right-hander Noe Ramirez was recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket on Wednesday to replace ...