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Boston Red Sox center fielder Mookie Betts sits on the infield as teammate Pablo Sandoval checks to see if he's injured following a play where Betts flipped over the bullpen wall while trying to catch a drive by Chicago White Sox's Jose Abreu during the sixth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, July 28, 2015.  Betts left the game after the play. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Boston places CF Betts on 7-day concussion DL

Thursday, July 30, 2015

BOSTON – The Red Sox placed center fielder Mookie Betts on the seven-day disabled list Wednesday for a concussion after he tumbled into Boston’s bullpen attempting to make a catch a night earlier. To take his place on the roster, the club recalled center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. from Triple-A Pawtucket. Betts caught the ball after running from center to …

Porcello shelled as Red Sox lose third straight to red-hot White Sox, 9-2

Thursday, July 30, 2015

BOSTON – Rick Porcello and the Boston Red Sox continued their headfirst slide into the American League East cellar Wednesday night. Porcello, whose questionable headfirst dive into first base recorded the game’s first out, was booed off the mound after giving up six runs as the Chicago White Sox rolled to their seventh …

White Sox blast Red Sox, 9-4; Betts injured while nearly making great catch

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

BOSTON – The Chicago White Sox hit two home runs, one needing a video replay and the other leaving someone in need of a new windshield. Jose Abreu and Geovany Soto homered and drove in three runs apiece and the surging White Sox won their sixth straight, beating the Boston Red Sox, 9-4, …

Angels rained out at home for first time since 1995, to play doubleheader with Red Sox

Sunday, July 19, 2015

ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Los Angeles Angels were rained out at home for the first time in 20 years Sunday, with heavy downpours forcing the postponement of their game against the Boston Red Sox. Los Angeles will host …

Red Sox shut out for second straight game

Sunday, July 19, 2015

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Garrett Richards pitched a two-hitter for his second career shutout, Kole Calhoun hit two homers and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Boston Red Sox, 3-0, Saturday night for their 13th victory in 16 games. …

Red Sox pitcher Kopech suspended 50 games for positive test

Thursday, July 16, 2015

NEW YORK – Boston Red Sox pitcher Michael Kopech was suspended for 50 games under baseball’s minor league drug program following a positive test for the banned stimulant Oxilofrine. Kopech, a 19-year-old right-hander, was taken by Boston in the first round of last year’s amateur draft with the …

Woman hit by foul ball during Red Sox-Yankees game is recovering

Monday, July 13, 2015

A woman hit by a foul ball at Fenway Park during Friday night’s Red Sox-New York Yankees game is recovering at home after getting three dozen stitches in her forehead. Stephanie Wapenski, a Red Sox fan from Massachusetts, was sitting along the third base line with her fiance, …

Ortiz-less Red Sox miss chance to gain on Yankees with 8-6 loss

Monday, July 13, 2015

BOSTON – David Ortiz was out sick when the Boston Red Sox were trying to gain some ground against their AL East rivals. Big Papi was out with a respiratory illness and the rest of his teammates didn’t …

Boston places RHP Buchholz on 15-day DL

Sunday, July 12, 2015

BOSTON – The Boston Red Sox placed right-hander Clay Buchholz on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right elbow. To take his place, the club selected left-hander Brian Johnson, a highly touted prospect, from Triple-A Pawtucket on Saturday. The 30-year-old Buchholz walked off after throwing a cutter …

Ramirez, Betts help Red Sox beat Yankees, 5-3

Sunday, July 12, 2015

BOSTON – Boston Red Sox rookie Eduardo Rodriguez didn’t waste any time worrying about whether he was pitching to save his team’s season. He was facing the New York Yankees for the first time, and that was plenty. …

Buchholz leaves early with elbow pain as Red Sox fall to Yankees, 5-1

Saturday, July 11, 2015

BOSTON – Clay Buchholz’s abrupt departure was enough to knock the Boston Red Sox out of rhythm. After winning a season-high four straight, the Red Sox fell back into their losing ways Friday night as Buchholz left in …

Red Sox-Yankees pitching matchups

Friday, July 10, 2015

Friday, 7:10 p.m., NESN Yankees: Pineda (8-5, 3.79) vs. Red Sox: Buchholz (7-6, 3.27) Saturday, 7:15 p.m., FOX Yankees: Nova (1-2, 2.65) vs. Red Sox: Rodriguez (4-2, 3.69) Sunday, 1:35 p.m., NESN Yankees: Eovaldi (8-2, 4.45) vs. Red Sox: Miley (8-7, 4.53) …

Porcello ends seven-game skid as Red Sox beat Marlins, 6-3

Thursday, July 9, 2015

BOSTON – Rick Porcello could finally feel good about a start. Porcello held Miami to two runs in six innings to snap a career-worst, seven-game losing streak, David Ortiz hit a two-run homer and the surging Boston Red …

Bogaerts clears bases as Red Sox rally to beat Marlins, 4-3

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

BOSTON – Xander Bogaerts added another clutch hit to his case for a spot in the All-Star Game. Bogaerts drove in three runs with a bases-loaded single, and the Boston Red Sox rallied to a 4-3 win over …

Rookies Bryant, Pederson make All-Star team; A-Rod left out

Monday, July 6, 2015

Boston’s Brock Holt is headed to MLB’s All-Star Game, and teammate Xander Bogaerts may be joining him. Holt was selected by American League Manager Ned Yost, while Bogaerts is among five players up for voting by fans for …