Jul 2, 2016

Boston handed one-year ban on signing international free agents

The Boston Red Sox were banned from signing international amateur free agents for one year, a penalty assessed after Major League Baseball concluded the team broke rules on signing bonuses last summer. MLB concluded the Red Sox and buscones — local trainer/representatives of the ...

Sale becomes first 12-game winner

Jun 22, 2016

Sale becomes first 12-game winner

Tim Anderson gave Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale the earliest lead possible, and Sale used it to become the majors’ first 12-game winner. Sale tied his season high with nine strikeouts, Anderson led off the game with his first career homer and the ...

Toronto's Estrada takes no-hitter into eighth

Jun 6, 2016

Toronto's Estrada takes no-hitter into eighth

Marco Estrada had no flashbacks to his near no-hitters last season. He didn’t feel those two starts were memorable enough. Estrada took a no-hitter into the eighth inning for the third time in a year before it was broken up by Chris Young’s home ...

Red Sox honor Boggs, fall against Rockies

May 27, 2016

Red Sox honor Boggs, fall against Rockies

The “chicken man” has lost a little of the shimmer from his trademark mustache over the years, but every pilgrimage Wade Boggs makes to Fenway Park still feels like old times for the Red Sox legend. “I’ve come back home,” Boggs said. On Thursday ...

Uehara gets second win of season

May 15, 2016

Uehara gets second win of season

Koji Uehara of the Boston Red Sox worked a scoreless 11th inning and earned his second win in a 6-5 walk-off victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday as David Ortiz tied the game in the ninth and drove in the winning run. With ...

May 10, 2016

Sandoval comments on doubters after shoulder surgery

Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval feels his season-ending shoulder surgery should answer any lingering questions about his time on the disabled list. Questions about his play and fitness will have to wait until next year. “Finally got it done,” he said before Boston ...

Sandoval to have surgery on shoulder, may be out for season

May 3, 2016

Sandoval to have surgery on shoulder, may be out for season

Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval, a $95 million free agent who lost his starting job before going on the disabled list, will have exploratory surgery on his left shoulder to determine the source of the injury. The team announced Monday the procedure ...

BoSox rally past Yankees

Apr 30, 2016

BoSox rally past Yankees

Masahiro Tanaka threw 6⅔ strong innings on Friday, but Koji Uehara had the last laugh, earning the win in the Boston Red Sox’s 4-2 victory over Tanaka’s New York Yankees. Uehara (1-1) was razor sharp in one, 10-pitch inning, and earned the win in ...

Uehara takes first loss after miserable outing

Apr 19, 2016

Uehara takes first loss after miserable outing

Koji Uehara struggled with his control and picked up his first loss of the season Monday, ruining his perfect relief record in the Boston Red Sox’s 4-3 defeat to the Toronto Blue Jays. After seven consecutive relief appearances without allowing a run, the 41-year-old ...

Price turns on style to lead Red Sox past Blue Jays

Apr 17, 2016

Price turns on style to lead Red Sox past Blue Jays

David Price knew the results from his first two starts weren’t up to the standard of what’s expected from a high-priced ace. He didn’t disappointment himself or the Fenway Park crowd on his second chance. Price rebounded from a rough start in Boston’s home ...

Gomes expands horizons with Japan move

Mar 22, 2016

Gomes expands horizons with Japan move

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Yomiuri Giants reliever Tetsuya Yamaguchi, for some reason, thought he could get away with a first-pitch, 128-kph slider over the outside of the plate against Jonny Gomes. A few seconds later, Gomes, the newest member of the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles, was jogging around ...