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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello delivers a pitch against the New York Yankees during the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, at Fenway Park in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Resurgent Porcello strikes out 13 Yankees but takes the loss

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

BOSTON – Rick Porcello wasn’t celebrating after striking out 13 in his strongest start of the season. The New York Yankees capitalized on the few mistakes Porcello did make and rallied to beat the Boston Red Sox, 3-1, on Tuesday night. “You go out there and you want to win. That’s the bottom line. I think anybody would tell you that,” said Porcello, whose previous high for strikeouts was 11. “It’s a nice night for me personally but as far as the team goes we didn’t accomplish what we wanted to.” Porcello (6-12) scattered five hits over eight innings and struck out five straight batters …

Ortiz hits career homer No. 495; Red Sox beat Yankees, 4-3

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

BOSTON – The big numbers are atop the Green Monster for everyone to see. It was only fitting that David Ortiz’s homer sliced toward a milestone that many are coming to see in a lost season for the Boston Red Sox. Big Papi hit his 495th home run and Jackie Bradley Jr. had …

Ortiz passes Gehrig on HR chart, but Red Sox lose 5-4 to Mets

Sunday, August 30, 2015

NEW YORK – David Ortiz got a good, close-up look at the New York Mets’ young rotation this weekend and was impressed. The Boston slugger left his own impression, too. Ortiz lined his 494th home run and moved past Lou Gehrig and Fred McGriff for 27th place on the career list while the …

Miley, Red Sox end Royals’ five-game winning streak

Friday, August 21, 2015

BOSTON – Travis Shaw and Jackie Bradley Jr. are making the most of their late-season tryout. Shaw had a pair of hits and Bradley laced an RBI triple to right on Thursday night to help the Boston Red …

Dombrowski makes entrance with Red Sox, says he won’t ‘blow up’ the team

Thursday, August 20, 2015

BOSTON – New Red Sox President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski thought enough of the team to pick Boston over other suitors. Now he’s going to spend the next six weeks trying to figure out what’s worth keeping …

Ortiz’s 492nd among four Red Sox home runs in 6-4 win over Indians

Thursday, August 20, 2015

BOSTON – David Ortiz hit his 492nd career homer, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Ryan Hanigan connected on consecutive pitches, and Joe Kelly went six strong innings to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 6-4 win over the …

Red Sox hire Dombrowski as president; GM Cherington is out

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

BOSTON – On their way to a third last-place finish in four seasons, the Boston Red Sox shook up their front office on Tuesday night by hiring Dave Dombrowski as the new president of baseball operations and saying …

Shaw goes 4-for-4 as Red Sox rout Indians, 9-1

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

BOSTON – The Boston Red Sox continued a minor resurgence as owner John Henry made a major shake-up in the front office. The Red Sox routed the Cleveland Indians, 9-1, on Tuesday night, a victory that was overshadowed …

Francona to accompany longtime friend Farrell for treatment

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

BOSTON – Cleveland Manager Terry Francona didn’t hesitate when he was on the phone with Red Sox Manager John Farrell and heard when his longtime friend was going to start chemotherapy treatment for lymphoma. Francona knew he wanted …

Indians’ Salazar cools down Boston’s bats in 8-2 win

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

BOSTON – Danny Salazar had a simple explanation for why he’s on a strong run. He’s stopped trying to overpower hitters. Now, he knows how to pitch. Salazar pitched seven strong innings to cool off Boston’s hot bats, …

Red Sox rally but fall in 12th to Mariners, 10-8

Sunday, August 16, 2015

BOSTON – It didn’t take long for interim Manager Torey Lovullo to get second guessed. He had to answer why David Ortiz was still on second base with the Red Sox trailing by a run and the bases …

Red Sox keep piling it on, beat Seattle, 22-10

Saturday, August 15, 2015

BOSTON – Minus their ailing manager, the Boston Red Sox are trying to keep their focus on the field. The hitters have done that, and a lot more. Jackie Bradley Jr. launched two homers and three doubles to …

Red Sox Manager Farrell visits team Saturday morning

Saturday, August 15, 2015

BOSTON – Manager John Farrell visited the Red Sox a day after announcing he is taking a medical leave for the rest of the season to deal with lymphoma. The 53-year-old Farrell was in his office Saturday morning …

Red Sox Manager Farrell says he has ‘highly curable’ cancer

Saturday, August 15, 2015

BOSTON – Fighting back tears, Boston Red Sox Manager John Farrell said Friday that he had a “highly curable” form of cancer and has taken a medical leave for the rest of the season to deal with lymphoma. …

Red Sox post big night for Farrell, beat Mariners, 15-1

Saturday, August 15, 2015

BOSTON – Travis Shaw hit two home runs and Rusney Castillo hit one to carry Boston to a 15-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night, just hours after Red Sox Manager John Farrell announced he’s taking …