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Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz celebrates his three run home run against the Toronto Blue Jays with teammate Xander Bogaerts during the first inning of a baseball game, Thursday, July 2, 2015, 2015 in Toronto.  (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

Red Sox use eight-run first to beat Blue Jays, 12-6

Friday, July 3, 2015

TORONTO – Wade Miley warmed up in the bullpen, then he waited nearly half an hour to take the mound for the bottom of the first inning. In between, Boston staked their starter to an eight-run lead. David Ortiz and Hanley Ramirez had consecutive homers in the first, Xander Bogaerts had four hits and the Red Sox beat the Toronto …

Porcello’s struggles continue as Blue Jays rout Red Sox, 11-2

Thursday, July 2, 2015

TORONTO – Even by the standards of his current wretched run, Rick Porcello hit a new low Wednesday. Justin Smoak homered from both sides of the plate, Mark Buehrle won his fourth straight decision and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Porcello and the Red Sox, 11-2, ending Boston’s winning streak at three. Porcello …

Porcello’s game-by-game breakdown since his last win

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Since earning the win in a 5-2 victory over Seattle on May 16, Rick Porcello is 0-7 in eight starts. The game-by-game breakdown: May 22, 12-5 loss to Angels 4.1 IP, 7 H, 7 R, 7 ER May 27, 6-4 loss to Twins 7 IP, 7 H, 6 R, 6 ER June 3, 2-0 loss to Twins 8 IP, 5 H, 2 R, …

Red Sox denied by Orioles’ defense in 5-2 loss

Thursday, June 11, 2015

BALTIMORE – This is how badly things are going for the Boston Red Sox: Two singles and a liner to the gap in right-center turns into a 1-2-3 inning for the opposition. The Baltimore Orioles put on a …

Orioles score on wild pitch to beat Red Sox, 1-0

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

BALTIMORE – On a night in which Boston didn’t score a run and plummeted into last place in the AL East, there was reason for optimism in Red Sox Nation. Rookie Eduardo Rodriguez turned in another sharp performance, …

Woman injured by broken bat at Fenway now in fair condition

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

A woman struck by a flying bat at Fenway Park was upgraded to fair condition. Tonya Carpenter had been listed in serious condition at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston since she was hit in the head during a game between the Red Sox and Oakland Athletics …

Red Sox rally for 7 runs in eighth, sweep Athletics, 7-4

Monday, June 8, 2015

BOSTON – The Boston Red Sox are hoping an improbable comeback can jump-start their rough start this season. Rusney Castillo hit a solo homer and an RBI single during a seven-run rally in the eighth inning that sent …

Kelly finally a winner again as Red Sox beat A’s, 4-2

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Joe Kelly pitched six solid innings to earn his first win since his initial start of the season, Hanley Ramirez hit a two-run homer and the Boston Red Sox beat the Oakland Athletics, 4-2, yesterrday. The teams played …

Red Sox win on night fans suffers life-threatening injuries

Saturday, June 6, 2015

BOSTON – Oakland’s Pat Venditte became the first pitcher in 20 years to throw with both arms in the same game, but the Boston Red Sox beat the Athletics, 4-2, yesterday on a night a fan sustained life-threatening …

Sandoval’s error in ninth helps Twins beat Red Sox, 8-4

Friday, June 5, 2015

BOSTON – A surprising strategy by first-year Manager Paul Molitor fit the way the Minnesota Twins have been playing so far this season. Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval mishandled a throw on a bunt by star Joe …

Boston’s bats silenced by May in nightcap as Sox, Twins split doubleheader

Thursday, June 4, 2015

BOSTON – Boston’s excitement of a quick offensive outburst in the day game was quickly wiped away in the nightcap by Trevor May. May held the Red Sox to two hits over seven innings, lifting the Minnesota Twins …

Red Sox owner John Henry ‘very disappointed’

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

BOSTON – Red Sox owner John Henry said watching Boston play this year is “painful.” Speaking before last night’s game against Minnesota, Henry said he “felt responsible” for how poorly his club has played. Boston entered last in the AL East at 22-29. After finishing last in 2014, …

Boston ends skid with 1-0 win over Twins

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

BOSTON – One run was all the support Clay Buchholz needed to lead the Boston Red Sox out of a three-game skid and put a dismal month of May behind them. Rusney Castillo’s RBI single in the seventh …

Red Sox-Twins game postponed; doubleheader tomorrow

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

The Minnesota Twins game at the Boston Red Sox was postponed yesterday because of wet grounds and a forecast of heavy rain during the day. The game will be made up tomorrow as a day-night doubleheader. The Red Sox are 22-29 and enter the series against the Twins …

Red Sox find another way to lose

Sunday, May 31, 2015

ARLINGTON, Texas – Boston Red Sox Manager John Farrell was taking no chances with Prince Fielder, intentionally walking the AL batting leader and potential winning run even though the Rangers still had Josh Hamilton available off the bench. …