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Boston Red Sox's Pablo Sandoval hits a single off Minnesota Twins pitcher Glen Perkins to load the bases in the eighth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Minneapolis. The Twins won 2-1. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Pedroia’s power not enough for Red Sox in 6-4 loss to Twins

Thursday, May 28, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS – Given an early two-run lead by Dustin Pedroia, Red Sox starter Rick Porcello was trying to provide a shutdown inning. Porcello walked Aaron Hicks with one out. And it led to a big inning for the Twins. The next four batters reached and the Twins grabbed the lead and momentum on the way to a 6-4 win yesterday …

Pelfrey pitches Twins past Red Sox, 2-1

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS – Mike Pelfrey was sharp for seven innings, Trevor Plouffe and Kurt Suzuki hit back-to-back RBI doubles in the first inning, and the Minnesota Twins held on to beat the Boston Red Sox, 2-1, last night. After rain delayed the game’s first pitch for 1 hour, 21 minutes, Minnesota jumped on Clay Buchholz (2-6) for three doubles and two runs in the …

Twins ride sharp Nolasco to 7-2 win over Red Sox

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS – It’s been a rocky season and a quarter for Ricky Nolasco since he joined the Minnesota Twins. The weight of a four-year, $49 million contract proved too much to bear in his first season, and his second year started with a trip to the disabled list. He walked off the field …

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 …

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 …