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 ...

Jul 9, 2016

Boston reliever Tazawa sidelined with shoulder pain

Boston Red Sox right-hander Junichi Tazawa is out indefinitely after complaining of right shoulder discomfort, the team said Friday. Tazawa missed Boston’s 6-5 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday. The middle reliever has pitched in a team-high 35 games this year with ...

Fueled by doubles, Red Sox crush Rangers

Jul 5, 2016

Fueled by doubles, Red Sox crush Rangers

The Texas Rangers have hit a rough stretch. Injuries to three of their starting pitchers are starting to catch up. Brock Holt homered, Sandy Leon had three of Boston’s season-high nine doubles, and the Red Sox pounded Texas’ pitching for 13 extra-base hits and ...

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 ...