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 ...

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 ...