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Texas Rangers' Mitch Moreland follows through on a single during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Thursday, May 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Rangers’ Rodriguez keeps Red Sox bats quiet in 3-1 win

Friday, May 22, 2015

BOSTON – Wandy Rodriguez’s plan worked very well. He simply kept Boston’s struggling hitters confused. Rodriguez pitched 6.2 solid innings, Mitch Moreland hit a solo homer and drove in two runs, and the Texas Rangers beat the Red Sox and their listless offense, 3-1, last night. “Really nice pitching by Wandy tonight,” Rangers Manager Jeff Banister said. “Back to what …

Red Sox strand 12 in 2-1 loss to Rangers

Thursday, May 21, 2015

BOSTON – The Boston Red Sox had the Texas Rangers’ outfielders chasing balls all around Fenway Park. The problem was they were catching them. The Red Sox stranded 12 baserunners, including leaving the bases full in the sixth and two on twice in the final three innings in a 2-1 loss to the …

Agency head to meet with Lucchino after PawSox owner’s death

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The chairman of the state agency responsible for the land on which the Pawtucket Red Sox want to build a stadium is meeting with co-owner Larry Lucchino following the sudden death of principal owner James Skeffington. Joseph Azrack connect yesterday with the Boston Red Sox president in Boston. A spokeswoman …

Ortiz, Napoli homer as Red Sox top Rangers, 4-3

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

BOSTON – Mike Napoli found a flaw in his swing on the cross-country flight after his difficult road trip. Then he sent a liner soaring into the left-field seats. Napoli watched video while flying from Seattle on Sunday …

Red Sox can’t get to Paxton, lose 5-0 to Mariners

Sunday, May 17, 2015

SEATTLE – The Red Sox could not solve James Paxton, leaving Boston with a four-game split against the Seattle Mariners. Paxton stretched his scoreless streak to a career-best 20 innings yesterday in a 5-0 victory over Boston, which …

Ortiz, Sandoval power Red Sox past King Felix, Mariners, 4-2

Sunday, May 17, 2015

SEATTLE – David Ortiz and Pablo Sandoval each homered as the Boston Red Sox beat the Seattle Mariners, 4-2, last night. Seattle ace Felix Hernandez (6-1) uncharacteristically struggled, losing for the first time since Sept. 23, 2014. He …

Red Sox put RHP Masterson on DL, recall LHP Ross

Friday, May 15, 2015

BOSTON – The Boston Red Sox placed right-handed starter Justin Masterson on the 15-day disabled list and recalled left-handed reliever Robbie Ross Jr. The Red Sox said yesterday that the struggling Masterson has right shoulder tendinitis. In seven …

Boston plans to place struggling righty Masterson on DL

Thursday, May 14, 2015

OAKLAND, Calif. – The Boston Red Sox plan to place right-hander Justin Masterson on the disabled list today after he struggled with velocity in his last two starts. Manager John Farrell made the announcement about Masterson’s arm fatigue …

Wade Miley outduels Sonny Gray as Red Sox beat A’s, 2-0

Thursday, May 14, 2015

OAKLAND, Calif. – Somehow, Wade Miley pulled off escape acts all afternoon. “Houdini,” the Red Sox starter said with a smile. Miley dueled with Athletics ace Sonny Gray and worked out of jams to end a three-start skid …

Napoli, Sandoval homer, lead Buchholz, Sox over Blue Jays

Sunday, May 10, 2015

TORONTO – The day after their second team meeting in less than a week, the Boston Red Sox turned in a winning performance. Mike Napoli hit a three-run homer, Pablo Sandoval added a two-run shot and the Red …

Red Sox hold another team meeting after loss to Blue Jays

Saturday, May 9, 2015

TORONTO – For the second time this week, the stumbling Boston Red Sox followed up a loss with a team meeting. After a seventh defeat in eight games, frustrated Manager John Farrell said roster changes could be the …

Red Sox DH Ortiz loses appeal, serves one-game suspension

Saturday, May 9, 2015

TORONTO – Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz lost his appeal of a one-game suspension for bumping an umpire and sat out last night’s game against the Blue Jays. Ortiz bumped plate ump John Tumpane while protesting third base umpire Jerry Meals’s call on a check swing …

Farrell filling in as Boston’s pitching coach for a bit

Saturday, May 9, 2015

TORONTO – Boston Red Sox Manager John Farrell said he will handle the duties of pitching coach for at least two days after the firing of Juan Nieves. Farrell said the team could announce a replacement today. The Red Sox fired Nieves on Thursday during an off-day. They …

Blue Jays blank reeling Red Sox, 7-0

Saturday, May 9, 2015

TORONTO – The struggling Boston Red Sox insist things are going to get better. Still, while they wait for the future to arrive, the present doesn’t look too pretty. Josh Donaldson and Chris Colabello hit solo home runs, …

Last-place Red Sox fire pitching coach Juan Nieves

Friday, May 8, 2015

BOSTON – The Boston Red Sox moved to try to improve the worst pitching staff in the American League when they fired pitching coach Juan Nieves yesterday. General Manager Ben Cherington made the announcement and said another move …