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Hanley Ramirez has hand exam, could return to Red Sox this week

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Outfielder Hanley Ramirez could return to the Red Sox lineup this week after an MRI on his injured left hand confirmed no structural damage. Ramirez is batting .283 and leads Boston with 15 home runs and 38 RBI. He’s missed the past four games after being hit by teammate Xander Bogaerts’s line drive in last Wednesday’s win over Baltimore. Red Sox Manager John Farrell said Ramirez would hit in the …

Buchholz spins a beauty as Red Sox beat Blue Jays, 3-1

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

TORONTO – Nothing about pitching north of the border feels foreign to Boston’s Clay Buchholz. Buchholz pitched eight strong innings to win his third straight start, Xander Bogaerts drove in two runs and the Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays, 3-1, on Monday night. Buchholz (6-6) improved to 10-3 with a 2.21 …

Ortiz, Sandoval and De Aza homer as Red Sox beat Rays, 5-3

Sunday, June 28, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – If there’s a secret to Boston’s success against Chris Archer, the Red Sox aren’t eager to share it. David Ortiz, Pablo Sandoval and Alejandro De Aza homered against Tampa Bay’s best pitcher on Sunday, keying a 5-3 victory that clinched a series win over the first-place Rays and stopped …

Andriese and Elmore lead Rays past Red Sox, 4-1

Saturday, June 27, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Wade Miley missed with a slider and Matt Barnes missed with a couple of fastballs. The Tampa Bay Rays hit all three of them for home runs Saturday and beat the Boston Red Sox, …

Holt’s 10th-inning single lifts Red Sox over Rays, 4-3

Saturday, June 27, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Mookie Betts doubled to extend his career-best hitting streak to 13 games and scored on Brock Holt’s 10th-inning single to give the Boston Red Sox a 4-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on …

Red Sox put Pedroia on disabled list with hamstring injury; Kelly sent to Triple-A

Friday, June 26, 2015

BOSTON – Second baseman Dustin Pedroia was put on the 15-day disabled list by the Boston Red Sox before Thursday’s 8-6 loss to Baltimore, a day after straining his right hamstring. Pedroia was hurt rounding first base after his go-ahead, two-run single in the sixth inning of Wednesday …

Ortiz homers, Red Sox beat O’s, 5-1, despite injuries

Thursday, June 25, 2015

BOSTON – The victory was overshadowed by two injuries. That’s how things are going for the Boston Red Sox this season. David Ortiz’s two-run homer capped a five-run sixth inning and the Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles, …

Lough’s 3-run homer helps Orioles to 6-4 win over Red Sox

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

BOSTON – What little momentum the Boston Red Sox had wasn’t enough to overcome Baltimore’s four-run second inning. David Lough’s three-run homer gave the Orioles 4-0 lead in the second and Baltimore held on for a 6-4 victory …

Red Sox to retire Martinez’s number; Betts named AL Player of the Week

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The Boston Red Sox will be adding another retired number to the facade at Fenway Park. The Red Sox announced yesterday that Pedro Martinez’s No. 45 will be retired during a ceremony July 28, two days after the right-hander gets inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. The …

Big Papi hits 476th homer, Red Sox rout Royals, 13-2

Monday, June 22, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – David Ortiz passed two Hall of Famers on the career home run chart. He was hardly the only Boston hitter who had a big day. Ortiz launched his 476th homer to move past Stan …

Morales homers on birthday in Royals’ 7-4 win over Red Sox

Saturday, June 20, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Kendrys Morales homered on his 32nd birthday and the Kansas City Royals rallied to beat the Boston Red Sox, 7-4, on Saturday night. Morales hit a two-run, tie-breaking shot in a five-run fifth off …

Rodriguez pitches well in Boston’s 7-3 victory over Royals

Saturday, June 20, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Eduardo Rodriguez went from awful to awfully good in five days. Rodriguez pitched capably into the seventh inning, Mookie Betts had a career-best four hits and the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City …

Sandoval benched by Boston after using Instagram during game

Friday, June 19, 2015

ATLANTA – Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval was benched by Manager John Farrell for Thursday night’s game against Atlanta after using his Instagram account during a loss to the Braves. Boston is last in the AL …

Buchholz, Red Sox beat Braves for second win in last 10 games

Friday, June 19, 2015

ATLANTA – Clay Buchholz pitched seven strong innings and the Boston Red Sox, after benching third baseman Pablo Sandoval, beat Atlanta, 5-2, Thursday night for their second win in 10 games. Manager John Farrell didn’t play Sandoval after …

Markakis, Ciriaco power Braves past Red Sox, 5-2

Thursday, June 18, 2015

ATLANTA – Nick Markakis singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, Pedro Ciriaco added a pair of RBI singles and the Atlanta Braves beat the struggling Boston Red Sox, 5-2, on Wednesday night. The Red Sox, …