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 ...

Boston slugger Ortiz's 530th home run keys triumph

Aug 16, 2016

Boston slugger Ortiz's 530th home run keys triumph

David Ortiz bid farewell to Progressive Field with a game-changing home run Monday. Ortiz hit a go-ahead, two-run drive in a three-run sixth inning, and the Boston Red Sox defeated the Cleveland Indians 3-2 to extend their winning streak to four. Ortiz’s 27th home ...

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 ...

Red Sox reliever Uehara leaves mound with muscle pain

Jul 20, 2016

Red Sox reliever Uehara leaves mound with muscle pain

Boston Red Sox reliever Koji Uehara left the mound due to muscle pain on Tuesday, when he retired one batter in the ninth in a 4-0 win over the San Francisco Giants. Uehara struck out Brandon Belt looking to open the inning. After his ...

Tanaka outduels Price to lift Yankees over Red Sox

Jul 18, 2016

Tanaka outduels Price to lift Yankees over Red Sox

Just a couple of days into the season’s second half, Yankees manager Joe Girardi said his team needed to win this one. Fortunately for New York, he had the right men on the mound. Masahiro Tanaka outpitched David Price in their first matchup to ...

Former Red Sox reliever Okajima retires

Jul 18, 2016

Former Red Sox reliever Okajima retires

Former Boston reliever Hideki Okajima called it a career on Monday and will throw out the ceremonial opening pitch for the Red Sox against the New York Yankees on Aug. 11. Okajima, 40, had an invitation to spring training on a minor league contract ...

Jul 12, 2016

Red Sox closer Kimbrel undergoes knee surgery

Boston Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel had successful surgery on his left knee Monday to repair a medial meniscus tear. Kimbrel is expected to be out three to six weeks. The surgery was performed by Dr. Peter Asnis at Massachusetts General Hospital, according to ...