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Home plate umpire Todd Tichenor ejects Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell immediately following teammate Mike Napoli's ejection for yelling from the dugout during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Friday, May 29, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. Texas won 7-4. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

Hamilton’s homers help Rangers to 7-4 win over Red Sox

Saturday, May 30, 2015

ARLINGTON, Texas – Josh Hamilton homered in his first two at-bats, his first homers since he belatedly began his major league season this week back with Texas, helping the Rangers beat the Boston Red Sox, 7-4, last night. Hamilton pulled both homers into the seats in right field off knuckleballer Steven Wright (2-2). The homers came in the second and …

Slumping slugger Ortiz getting break from Red Sox lineup

Friday, May 29, 2015

ARLINGTON, Texas – Struggling slugger David Ortiz is getting a break from the Boston Red Sox lineup. Ortiz wasn’t in the lineup for last night’s series opener at Texas, following a five-game stretch when he had only one hit in 20 at-bats. Red Sox Manager John Farrell indicated before the game that Ortiz …

Red Sox lefty Rodriguez wins major league debut, 5-1 at Texas

Friday, May 29, 2015

ARLINGTON, Texas – Eduardo Rodriguez went to bed and dreamed about his major league debut after the Boston Red Sox arrived in Texas. The real thing last night was even better for the 22-year-old left-hander. Rodriguez threw 7.2 scoreless innings to become the youngest Red Sox starter to win in his major league …

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 …

Longoria hits two home runs as Rays beat Red Sox, 5-3

Thursday, May 7, 2015

BOSTON – Evan Longoria hit two solo homers, Kevin Jepsen worked out of an eighth-inning jam and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox, 5-3, last night. Joey Butler had given the Rays a 4-2 lead …

Betts homers twice to lift Red Sox over Rays, 2-0

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

BOSTON – Mookie Betts didn’t need any body English to coax his two home runs fair and help the Boston Red Sox snap a four-game losing streak. On the night the Red Sox honored their 1975 AL championship …