Ortiz blasts two HRs, moves past Yastrzemski on career list

Jul 22, 2014

Ortiz blasts two HRs, moves past Yastrzemski on career list

One day after promising he was “about to get hotter than Jamaica in the middle of August,” David Ortiz hit two towering home runs. They were the 452nd and 453rd of his career, moving Ortiz past Boston great Carl Yastrzemski into 36th place on ...

Uehara notches 20th save in triumph over Royals

Jul 20, 2014

Uehara notches 20th save in triumph over Royals

Rubby De La Rosa quietly walked up behind reporters waiting for him and went unnoticed before he got their attention. His actions are much louder on the Fenway Park mound. De La Rosa had another strong home start, going seven solid innings to lift ...

Uehara credited with win after Herrera's walk-off hit

Jul 6, 2014

Uehara credited with win after Herrera's walk-off hit

Koji Uehara was nearly perfect on Saturday, easily retiring all three batters he faced in the ninth inning and earning the win as the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 in the first game of their double header. With the score tied ...

Arrieta loses no-no in 8th

Jul 1, 2014

Arrieta loses no-no in 8th

Jake Arrieta certainly picked two of baseball’s most historic places to put on memorable performances. Arrieta held the Red Sox hitless until Stephen Drew singled with two outs in the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Boston Red Sox 2-0 on Monday ...

Ortiz helps Red Sox top Yankees

Jun 30, 2014

Ortiz helps Red Sox top Yankees

Playing in prime time on national television against an AL East rival, the big names in the middle of Boston’s lineup delivered. David Ortiz hit his 450th homer, a colossal three-run drive, and Dustin Pedroia had three RBIs during his second consecutive three-hit game ...

Nuno bounces back to lead Yanks to win over Red Sox

Jun 28, 2014

Nuno bounces back to lead Yanks to win over Red Sox

After losing his way in two horrid starts, Vidal Nuno was right on target against the Boston Red Sox. Nuno rebounded nicely from losses to Baltimore and Oakland to pitch two-hit ball into the sixth inning Friday night, Kelly Johnson and Brett Gardner hit ...

Red Sox edge Rays in 10th

May 31, 2014

Red Sox edge Rays in 10th

It was only fitting that a batter who was hit by a pitch scored the winning run. Beanballs were the theme Friday night as Boston and Tampa Bay had another AL East rumble, with the Red Sox earning a 3-2 victory on A.J. Pierzysnki’s ...

BoSox skid continues

May 24, 2014

BoSox skid continues

MLB Rays 1 Red Sox 0 The Boston Red Sox haven’t lost eight straight games since Bobby Valentine was their manager. That wasn’t all that long ago, just 2012, though it was surely a time the Red Sox would like to forget. Boston’s losing ...

May 23, 2014

Rockwell's Red Sox painting auctioned off for $22.6 million

A Norman Rockwell painting of Boston Red Sox players has sold to a private buyer for $22.6 million. “The Rookie (Red Sox Locker Room)” led the bidding Thursday at Christie’s auction of American art in New York. “The Rookie” shows Hall of Famer Ted ...

Scherzer outduels Lester, picks up sixth straight win

May 17, 2014

Scherzer outduels Lester, picks up sixth straight win

Max Scherzer is hard to faze. Detroit’s right-hander wasn’t bothered by a 47-minute rain delay in the fourth inning Friday night and wasn’t flustered when the game restarted 10 minutes earlier than anticipated. And as for the defending World Series champions? They hardly troubled ...

Former Texas players fuel Red Sox victory

May 12, 2014

Former Texas players fuel Red Sox victory

Boston Red Sox right-hander John Lackey felt right at home, putting on his boots and a wide-brim cowboy hat after another solid outing. With the Lone Star State native on the mound and a couple of former Rangers catchers getting run-producing hits, the Red ...

Darvish just misses no-hitter

May 10, 2014

Darvish just misses no-hitter

Yu Darvish came oh, so close again. The Rangers ace fell one out shy of a no-hitter for the second time Friday night, giving up a ninth-inning single to David Ortiz in the Texas Rangers’ 8-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox. “This is ...