World Series hero Sandoval set to re-sign with S.F Giants

/ Jul 21, 2017

World Series hero Sandoval set to re-sign with S.F Giants

Brandon Belt expects Panda-monium in San Francisco once more.Pablo Sandoval plans to sign a minor league contract to return to the Giants, a person with knowledge of his intentions said Thursday. The person spoke to AP on condition of anonymity because the agreement had ...

Tanaka takes loss as Red Sox shut out Yankees

/ Jul 17, 2017

Tanaka takes loss as Red Sox shut out Yankees

New York Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka fell to his ninth loss of the season despite 7⅔ solid innings in a 3-0 defeat to the Boston Red Sox on Sunday.Tanaka (7-9) allowed three runs on eight hits while striking out nine with no walks amid ...

Yanks outlast Red Sox in 16-inning marathon

/ Jul 16, 2017

Yanks outlast Red Sox in 16-inning marathon

In the long-storied history of the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry, this was among the longer ones — nearly six hours, more than 500 pitches.That is, if it’s officially over. Didi Gregorius lined a go-ahead single in the 16th inning, and New York wound up winning ...

Red Sox give up on Sandoval

/ Jul 15, 2017

Red Sox give up on Sandoval

Panda-mania is over in Boston before it ever really began.The Red Sox designated third baseman Pablo Sandoval for assignment on Friday, cutting their losses on the $95 million free agent who was never productive or healthy enough to replicate the popularity — or World ...

AL East-leading Red Sox rough up Darvish

/ Jul 5, 2017

AL East-leading Red Sox rough up Darvish

Texas Rangers right-hander Yu Darvish had one of his worst outings in the majors Tuesday, matching a career worst by allowing seven runs in the team’s 11-4 defeat to the Boston Red Sox.After retiring the first three batters, Darvish (6-7) allowed the American League ...

Sale falls short of breaking strikeout record

/ May 25, 2017

Sale falls short of breaking strikeout record

Chris Sale was perfectly happy to sit back and watch the Red Sox hitters do the work this time.Sale cruised into the fifth inning, then was rewarded in the seventh when the Boston batters erupted for seven runs on their way to a 9-4 ...

Tanaka tosses three-hit shutout, retires final 14 batters

/ Apr 28, 2017

Tanaka tosses three-hit shutout, retires final 14 batters

New York Yankees starters failed to record a complete game in all of 2016 — the first time in franchise history that’s happened.Masahiro Tanaka ended that slump this season before April was up. Tanaka pitched a three-hitter to outduel Chris Sale and earn his ...

/ Dec 24, 2016

Yankees, Red Sox eye London series

Fans in London could get a taste of one of MLB’s fiercest rivalries if suggestions of a Boston Red Sox-New York Yankees series in London pan out, U.S. media reported Friday.The Boston Herald first reported the possibility, and Yankees president Randy Levine confirmed to ...

/ Dec 9, 2016

Cubs hammer out deal with free-agent pitcher Uehara: reports

Boston Red Sox free agent Koji Uehara is close to signing with the Chicago Cubs, according to U.S. media reports on Thursday.According to reports by media including the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun Times, CBS Sports and Boston Herald, Uehara and the National League club ...

Uehara parting ways with Red Sox

/ Dec 7, 2016

Uehara parting ways with Red Sox

Free agent reliever Koji Uehara’s agent said Tuesday the 41-year-old pitcher can expect a strong market for his services after the Boston Red Sox handed his job to someone else.His agent, Mark Pieper, said he was having “serious discussions” with at least six big ...