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FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2015, file photo, Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell watches action during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park in Boston. The Boston Red Sox said Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, Farrell will be back next season after leaving the team to undergo cancer treatment. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)

Red Sox announce Farrell will be back as manager next season

Monday, October 5, 2015

CLEVELAND – John Farrell was forced to step away from the Red Sox because of cancer. He will return as their manager in 2016, an announcement that ends Boston’s second straight troubling season on an uplifting note. The club said Sunday that Farrell, who recently completed his final course of chemotherapy for non-Hodgkins lymphoma, will be back next season. Boston …

Red Sox finish season, Orsillo’s tenure with 3-1 loss to Indians

Monday, October 5, 2015

CLEVELAND – They finished in last place again, way out of playoff contention. The Red Sox were never really in the race. And yet, as the 2015 season ended long before New England’s trees burst with color, the future didn’t look so bleak in Boston. “I’m proud of what we did here,” Interim …

Kluber pitches eight shutout innings as Indians beat Red Sox, 2-0

Sunday, October 4, 2015

CLEVELAND – Boston Red Sox Interim Manager Torey Lovullo has one goal heading into the final day of the regular season. “We certainly don’t want to finish in last place (in the American League East),” he said. Boston fell into the division cellar on Saturday night, managing three hits off reigning Cy Young …

Red Sox name Mike Hazen general manager

Friday, September 25, 2015

BOSTON – Dave Dombrowski didn’t have to go far in his search for a new general manager – as it turned out, his man was already in the office. Dombrowski stayed in-house by hiring Mike Hazen as general …

Ortiz homers, but Red Sox fall to Rays, 4-2

Friday, September 25, 2015

BOSTON – The milestones keep piling up for David Ortiz. So do the losses for the Boston Red Sox. Ortiz eclipsed the 100-RBI mark for the ninth time with his 36th homer, but Wade Miley’s strong outing unraveled …

Red Sox drop second straight to Rays, stay in last place

Thursday, September 24, 2015

BOSTON – Drew Smyly pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning, and John Jaso’s two-run double keyed a three-run eighth to carry Tampa Bay to a 6-2 win over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday, keeping the Rays …

Tampa Bay 5, Boston 2: Owens fades, Sox fall

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

BOSTON – Matt Moore helped keep Tampa Bay’s stay in last place a short one. Moore settled down after a rocky start and allowed the Rays’ hitters to do the same as Tampa Bay rallied to a 5-2 …

Red Sox climb out of AL East cellar with win over Tampa Bay

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

BOSTON – Xander Bogaerts hit a grand slam in the eighth inning to lift Boston to an 8-7 victory over Tampa Bay on Monday night, moving the Red Sox out of the AL East’s basement and ahead of …

Hill, last-place Red Sox win series from 1st-place Blue Jays

Monday, September 21, 2015

TORONTO – Less than two months ago, Rich Hill was pitching for the Long Island Ducks in an independent league. On Sunday, the 35-year-old lefty took the mound for the Boston Red Sox and struck out 10 against …

PawSox officials: New stadium deal officially dead

Sunday, September 20, 2015

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Officials with the Pawtucket Red Sox said the baseball club will end its pursuit for a proposed stadium on waterfront land in downtown Providence. PawSox Chairman Larry Lucchino said in a statement Saturday that the group tried hard to make the deal work, but Rhode …

Red Sox rally in ninth, then hold off Blue Jays in bottom half for 7-6 win

Sunday, September 20, 2015

David Ortiz singled home the go-ahead run in a five-run ninth inning and the Boston Red Sox rallied to beat the Toronto Blue Jays, 7-6, on Saturday. Jackie Bradley Jr. snapped an 0-for-21 slump with a game-tying double …

Stroman solid as Jays beat Red Sox, 6-1

Saturday, September 19, 2015

TORONTO – Marcus Stroman pitched seven innings to win his first home start in more than a year, Justin Smoak had two RBI and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox, 6-1, on Friday night. Stroman …

Pedroia hits two homers as Red Sox beat Orioles, 10-1

Thursday, September 17, 2015

BALTIMORE – On a night when the old guard of the Boston Red Sox provided the offensive firepower, a rookie pitcher offered a hopeful glimpse of the future. Dustin Pedroia homered twice and had a season-high five RBI …

Davis’s single in 13th lifts Orioles past Red Sox, 6-5

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

BALTIMORE – Chris Davis singled in the winning run in the 13th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles got home runs from Manny Machado and Steve Pearce in a 6-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night. …

Red Sox bats can’t solve Gausman, Orioles in 2-0 defeat

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

BALTIMORE – Never mind that the Orioles were a loss away from the AL East cellar Monday night. Baltimore has won five of six and still hasn’t abandoned hope of making a return trip to the playoffs. Kevin …