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Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington arrives in the dug out for a news conference before a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays in Boston, Friday, July 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Red Sox make only one minor move at trade deadline

Saturday, August 1, 2015

BOSTON – The Boston Red Sox will have to wait a little longer to start rebuilding their team. Mired in last place for the second straight season, the Red Sox headed into the trade deadline hoping to get a head start on their offseason upgrades. But General Manager Ben Cherington made just one small move before the 4 p.m. deadline …

Napoli home run helps Red Sox beat Rays, 7-5

Saturday, August 1, 2015

BOSTON – No wonder Mike Napoli wanted to stay with the Red Sox: That home run he hit off the top of the Green Monster would not have been out of any ballpark but Boston’s. “It was a nice Fenway homer,” Napoli said on Friday night after his two-run drive in the seventh …

Red Sox outfielder Daniel Nava designated for assignment

Friday, July 31, 2015

BOSTON – The Boston Red Sox designated outfielder Daniel Nava for assignment in a move to add pitching depth. The Red Sox recalled right-handed reliever Jonathan Aro from Triple-A Pawtucket on Thursday to take Nava’s place. Boston also optioned left-handed reliever Tommy Layne to Triple-A to make room for right-hander Jean Machi, who was claimed off waivers from San Francisco this week. Nava …

Red Sox-Yankees pitching matchups

Friday, July 10, 2015

Friday, 7:10 p.m., NESN Yankees: Pineda (8-5, 3.79) vs. Red Sox: Buchholz (7-6, 3.27) Saturday, 7:15 p.m., FOX Yankees: Nova (1-2, 2.65) vs. Red Sox: Rodriguez (4-2, 3.69) Sunday, 1:35 p.m., NESN Yankees: Eovaldi (8-2, 4.45) vs. Red Sox: Miley (8-7, 4.53) …

Porcello ends seven-game skid as Red Sox beat Marlins, 6-3

Thursday, July 9, 2015

BOSTON – Rick Porcello could finally feel good about a start. Porcello held Miami to two runs in six innings to snap a career-worst, seven-game losing streak, David Ortiz hit a two-run homer and the surging Boston Red …

Bogaerts clears bases as Red Sox rally to beat Marlins, 4-3

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

BOSTON – Xander Bogaerts added another clutch hit to his case for a spot in the All-Star Game. Bogaerts drove in three runs with a bases-loaded single, and the Boston Red Sox rallied to a 4-3 win over …

Rookies Bryant, Pederson make All-Star team; A-Rod left out

Monday, July 6, 2015

Boston’s Brock Holt is headed to MLB’s All-Star Game, and teammate Xander Bogaerts may be joining him. Holt was selected by American League Manager Ned Yost, while Bogaerts is among five players up for voting by fans for …

Ramirez’s 2-run HR lifts Red Sox over Astros, 5-4

Sunday, July 5, 2015

BOSTON – Hanley Ramirez handed the Boston Red Sox another well-timed win. Ramirez connected with a one-handed swing for a go-ahead, two-run homer in the seventh inning that lifted the Red Sox over the Houston Astros, 5-4, on …

Buchholz tosses complete game, Red Sox beat Astros, 6-1

Saturday, July 4, 2015

BOSTON – Clay Buchholz knew he had it going right away. Buchholz pitched a six-hitter to win his fourth straight start, coming within one out of a shutout as the Boston Red Sox rebounded from a tough loss …

Napoli error leads to four-run 10th as Astros beat Red Sox, 12-8

Saturday, July 4, 2015

BOSTON – First baseman Mike Napoli allowed Preston Tucker’s hard grounder to bounce past him for an error, and Carlos Correa followed with a tiebreaking single in a four-run 10th inning that lifted the Houston Astros over the …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Ortiz and Bradley homer as Red Sox top Toronto for third win in row

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

TORONTO – Minus injured stars Hanley Ramirez and Dustin Pedroia, the Boston Red Sox managed to match their longest winning streak of the season. David Ortiz and Jackie Bradley Jr. hit solo home runs, Eduardo Rodriguez pitched six …

Hanley Ramirez has hand exam, could return to Red Sox this week

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Outfielder Hanley Ramirez could return to the Red Sox lineup this week after an MRI on his injured left hand confirmed no structural damage. Ramirez is batting .283 and leads Boston with 15 home runs and 38 RBI. He’s missed the past four games after being hit by …