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Boston Red Sox's Mike Napoli, right, celebrates his two-run home run with teammates Rusney Castillo (38) and Xander Bogaerts (2) as Los Angeles Angels' Chris Iannetta, center, looks on during the second inning of a baseball game in Boston, Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Napoli homers again, drives in 4 as Red Sox beat Angels, 6-1

Monday, May 25, 2015

BOSTON – Mike Napoli might want to find that child that autographed his bat a couple of days ago and have him sign a few more. Napoli hit his fourth homer of the series – all with a bat he had a child sign before the series opener – and drove in four runs to lead the Boston Red Sox …

Napoli puts a hurt on his former team

Monday, May 25, 2015

NAPOLI’S BIG SERIES Boston’s Mike Napoli put up impressive numbers in the three-game series against the Los Angeles Angels: 5-for-9 (.556 average), 4 HR, 1 2B, 5 R, 8 RBI …

Napoli blasts two home runs in Boston’s 8-3 win over Angels

Sunday, May 24, 2015

BOSTON – Mike Napoli’s timing at the plate returned at the perfect time for the struggling Boston Red Sox. Napoli smacked two homers and drove in three runs, Steven Wright pitched six-plus solid innings and the Red Sox snapped a three-game losing streak with an 8-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels last …

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 …

Ramirez hurt as Red Sox lose to Rays, 5-1

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

BOSTON – Jake Odorizzi pitched seven strong innings, Joey Butler hit his first career homer and Tampa Bay’s offense perked up a bit in the Rays’ 5-1 win over the Boston Red Sox last night. David DeJesus drove …

Ellsbury has 4 hits, leads Yankees to 8-5 win over Red Sox

Monday, May 4, 2015

BOSTON – Jacoby Ellsbury had four hits, and Adam Warren took a one-hit shutout into the sixth inning last night to lead the New York Yankees to an 8-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox. It was the …

Catcher Blake Swihart makes debut in Boston’s 4-2 loss to Yankees

Saturday, May 2, 2015

BOSTON – Highly touted catching prospect Blake Swihart is probably going to be around the Boston Red Sox for a while. Swihart went 1-for-3 with a single and scored a run in his major-league debut yesterday in Boston’s …

Ramirez caps big April in Boston’s 4-1 win over Toronto

Thursday, April 30, 2015

BOSTON – Hanley Ramirez capped off a strong April. Better yet, Rick Porcello gave Boston’s beleaguered pitching staff a boost. Ramirez hit a two-run homer, Porcello held Toronto to one run over seven innings and the Red Sox …

Blue Jays pound Red Sox with 17 hits, win 11-8

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

BOSTON – Clay Buchholz had a big early lead to work with and he still couldn’t deliver a victory for the Boston Red Sox. Spotted four runs in the second inning, Buchholz gave it back in the third …

Red Sox rally against Blue Jays, walk off with 6-5 win

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

BOSTON – Mookie Betts hit a game-ending RBI single to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 6-5 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays last night. Pablo Sandoval homered for the second straight day for Boston, hitting a …