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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Porcello pitches Red Sox past Sale, White Sox 3-0

Thursday, August 27, 2015

CHICAGO – For one night at least, it was all there for Rick Porcello. He kept his fastball down, and stepped up in every big spot. It was one happy return to the majors. Porcello pitched seven sharp innings in his first start since he was sidelined by a triceps injury, leading the Boston Red Sox to a 3-0 victory …

Orsillo will be replaced by O’Brien in NESN booth next season

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The voice coming from the NESN broadcast booth during Red Sox games will sound different, yet somewhat familiar, next season. NESN announced on its website Tuesday that Don Orsillo, who has served a play-by-play announcer since 2001, will be replaced by current radio voice Dave O’Brien beginning in 2016. O’Brien has teamed with Joe Castiglione on WEEI radio broadcasts for the past nine …

White Sox rally past Red Sox, 5-4

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

CHICAGO – Rookie Trayce Thompson drove in three runs, including a go-ahead, two-run double, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Boston Red Sox, 5-4, on Tuesday night. Thompson, who was called up Aug. 3, finished 3-for-4 and was a home run shy of hitting for the cycle. His two-out double sparked a …

Castillo’s 5 RBI lead Kelly, Red Sox over White Sox

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

CHICAGO – Rusney Castillo homered and drove in a career-high five runs, Joe Kelly won his fifth straight outing and the Boston Red Sox beat the Chicago White Sox, 5-4, on Monday night. Kelly (7-6) allowed five hits …

Specter of 38 Studios looms over PawSox stadium proposal

Monday, August 24, 2015

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – As the owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox make their case for their push to move the team to Providence, one name comes up over and over: 38 Studios. The shadow of the bad video game company deal has loomed over the stadium proposal for …

Closer Tazawa gives up 4 in ninth as Red Sox fall 8-6 to KC

Monday, August 24, 2015

BOSTON – Boston’s Junichi Tazawa found out the hard way that life as a closer can have its lousy days. Tazawa gave up four runs and six hits in the ninth inning as the Kansas City Royals rallied …

Perez hits 3-run homer, Royals end Boston’s 4-game win streak

Sunday, August 23, 2015

BOSTON – Salvador Perez hit a three-run homer, Yordano Ventura pitched six effective innings and the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals beat the Red Sox, 6-3, Saturday night, ending Boston’s four-game winning streak. Kendrys Morales added a two-run …

Red Sox pound Cueto while Owens shines in 7-2 victory

Saturday, August 22, 2015

BOSTON – Red Sox rookie Henry Owens exceeded all expectations in his fourth major league start. Owens allowed four hits in eight innings in the longest appearance of his young career, overcoming an ominous beginning while helping the …

Miley, Red Sox end Royals’ five-game winning streak

Friday, August 21, 2015

BOSTON – Travis Shaw and Jackie Bradley Jr. are making the most of their late-season tryout. Shaw had a pair of hits and Bradley laced an RBI triple to right on Thursday night to help the Boston Red …

Dombrowski makes entrance with Red Sox, says he won’t ‘blow up’ the team

Thursday, August 20, 2015

BOSTON – New Red Sox President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski thought enough of the team to pick Boston over other suitors. Now he’s going to spend the next six weeks trying to figure out what’s worth keeping …

Ortiz’s 492nd among four Red Sox home runs in 6-4 win over Indians

Thursday, August 20, 2015

BOSTON – David Ortiz hit his 492nd career homer, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Ryan Hanigan connected on consecutive pitches, and Joe Kelly went six strong innings to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 6-4 win over the …

Red Sox hire Dombrowski as president; GM Cherington is out

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

BOSTON – On their way to a third last-place finish in four seasons, the Boston Red Sox shook up their front office on Tuesday night by hiring Dave Dombrowski as the new president of baseball operations and saying …

Shaw goes 4-for-4 as Red Sox rout Indians, 9-1

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

BOSTON – The Boston Red Sox continued a minor resurgence as owner John Henry made a major shake-up in the front office. The Red Sox routed the Cleveland Indians, 9-1, on Tuesday night, a victory that was overshadowed …

Francona to accompany longtime friend Farrell for treatment

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

BOSTON – Cleveland Manager Terry Francona didn’t hesitate when he was on the phone with Red Sox Manager John Farrell and heard when his longtime friend was going to start chemotherapy treatment for lymphoma. Francona knew he wanted …

Indians’ Salazar cools down Boston’s bats in 8-2 win

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

BOSTON – Danny Salazar had a simple explanation for why he’s on a strong run. He’s stopped trying to overpower hitters. Now, he knows how to pitch. Salazar pitched seven strong innings to cool off Boston’s hot bats, …