Yankees cruise past A's in wild-card contest

Baseball / MLB Oct 4, 2018

Yankees cruise past A's in wild-card contest

Aaron Judge got the party started with a two-run homer nine pitches in. By the time Giancarlo Stanton capped the mauling with monstrous drive in his postseason debut, New York Yankees fans already were looking ahead. "We want Boston!" they chanted. Coming up next. "It's going to ...

Yanks secure top wild-card spot

Baseball / MLB Sep 29, 2018

Yanks secure top wild-card spot

The AL wild-card game will be in the Bronx, where the New York Yankees bats have always felt at home. The Yankees cleared the Fenway fences four times on Friday night to tie the major league single-season home run record, clinching home-field advantage for the ...

BoSox set team mark with 106th win

Baseball / MLB Sep 25, 2018

BoSox set team mark with 106th win

The Boston Red Sox broke a 106-year-old franchise record with their 106th victory, topping the Baltimore Orioles 6-2 on Monday and clinching home-field advantage through the postseason thanks to a pair of hits from major league batting leader Mookie Betts. Nathan Eovaldi struck out 10 ...

Yankees delay Red Sox celebration

Baseball / MLB Sep 19, 2018

Yankees delay Red Sox celebration

Neil Walker and some teammates pulled into Yankee Stadium at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, only to turn right back around for home when New York announced a six-hour postponement. The Yankees needed a jolt to get through the long, soggy day. Aaron Judge provided the first ...

Tanaka's run ends as BoSox edge Yankees

Baseball / MLB Aug 6, 2018

Tanaka's run ends as BoSox edge Yankees

Masahiro Tanaka missed out on his 10th win and saw his career-high 21⅓-inning scoreless streak end Sunday when he allowed a home run as the New York Yankees blew a three-run lead in a 5-4 extra-innings loss to the Boston Red Sox. Tanaka, who is ...

Red Sox stay hot with victory against Twins

Baseball / MLB Jul 29, 2018

Red Sox stay hot with victory against Twins

The Boston Red Sox seemingly can get their offense cranked up at any time this season. J.D. Martinez hit his major league-leading 32nd homer, Mookie Betts had two RBI doubles and the Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 10-4 on Saturday night for their 17th ...

Xander Bogaerts lifts Red Sox with walk-off grand slam

Baseball / MLB Jul 15, 2018

Xander Bogaerts lifts Red Sox with walk-off grand slam

Xander Bogaerts relaxed to the beat of his favorite walk-up song. Three pitches later, he was stunned by excitement rounding the bases. Bogaerts hit a game-ending grand slam with one out in 10th inning, and J.D. Martinez hit his major league-leading 29th homer to carry ...

Red Sox release slugger Hanley Ramirez

Baseball / MLB Jun 2, 2018

Red Sox release slugger Hanley Ramirez

The Boston Red Sox have released Hanley Ramirez, a week after designating him for assignment. The AL East leaders made the move before playing at Houston on Friday night. The Red Sox are responsible for the $15.25 million remaining on his contract, but the move ...

Streaking Yankees rally past Red Sox

Baseball / MLB May 10, 2018

Streaking Yankees rally past Red Sox

Brett Gardner capped a slump-busting performance with a go-ahead, two-run triple off Craig Kimbrel in the eighth inning, Aaron Judge followed with a homer and the New York Yankees rallied to beat the Boston Red Sox 9-6 Wednesday night for their 17th victory in ...

A's lefty Sean Manaea tosses no-hitter against Red Sox

Baseball / MLB Apr 22, 2018

A's lefty Sean Manaea tosses no-hitter against Red Sox

Sean Manaea might've been the only person at the Oakland Coliseum who didn't realize he was still working on a no-hitter. After a dropped popup in the fifth inning, the Athletics lefty figured it was over. "I didn't even think about it until I looked up ...

Blister curtails Shohei Ohtani's start against Red Sox

Baseball / MLB Apr 18, 2018

Blister curtails Shohei Ohtani's start against Red Sox

Shohei Ohtani developed a blister on the middle finger of his pitching hand nine days ago during his second start for the Los Angeles Angels. The rookie right-hander thought it had healed enough for him to pitch effectively when he took the mound again Tuesday ...