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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Porcello pitches Red Sox past Sale, White Sox 3-0

Thursday, August 27, 2015

CHICAGO – For one night at least, it was all there for Rick Porcello. He kept his fastball down, and stepped up in every big spot. It was one happy return to the majors. Porcello pitched seven sharp innings in his first start since he was sidelined by a triceps injury, leading the Boston Red Sox to a 3-0 victory …

Orsillo will be replaced by O’Brien in NESN booth next season

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The voice coming from the NESN broadcast booth during Red Sox games will sound different, yet somewhat familiar, next season. NESN announced on its website Tuesday that Don Orsillo, who has served a play-by-play announcer since 2001, will be replaced by current radio voice Dave O’Brien beginning in 2016. O’Brien has teamed with Joe Castiglione on WEEI radio broadcasts for the past nine …

White Sox rally past Red Sox, 5-4

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

CHICAGO – Rookie Trayce Thompson drove in three runs, including a go-ahead, two-run double, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Boston Red Sox, 5-4, on Tuesday night. Thompson, who was called up Aug. 3, finished 3-for-4 and was a home run shy of hitting for the cycle. His two-out double sparked a …

Red Sox bring the lumber in 7-2 win over Tigers

Saturday, August 8, 2015

DETROIT – David Ortiz homered while Hanley Ramirez and Xander Bogaerts added two-run doubles to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 7-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. Boston improved to 2-2 on its eight-game …

Red Sox trade struggling Napoli to Rangers

Saturday, August 8, 2015

SEATTLE – Mike Napoli is headed back to Texas, where he played in a World Series before going on to win one with Boston. The first baseman was traded Friday to the Rangers from the Red Sox for …

Ellsbury, Sabathia lead Yankees to 2-1 win over Red Sox

Friday, August 7, 2015

NEW YORK – Sweat was streaming down CC Sabathia’s face to the point where he said he couldn’t see. He stomped around the mound, shouted and swore encouragement to himself. Oh, he also had a little extra kick …

Rays claim outfielder Daniel Nava off waivers from Red Sox

Thursday, August 6, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Tampa Bay Rays claimed outfielder Daniel Nava off waivers from the Boston Red Sox and optioned outfielder Mikie Mahtook to Triple-A Durham. The moves were announced after Wednesday’s 6-5, 10-inning road loss to …

Wright’s knucklers stifle Yankees as Red Sox win, 2-1

Thursday, August 6, 2015

NEW YORK – Steven Wright had the secret to success against that torrid Yankees lineup. Throw it soft and slow. Wright handcuffed New York hitters with his steady supply of floating knuckleballs, and David Ortiz launched a colossal …

Owens does fine in debut, Boston bullpen roughed up by Yanks

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

NEW YORK – Henry Owens took a moment to enjoy the setting – major league debut, Yankee Stadium, sellout crowd for a matchup between longtime rivals. Then he went to work, quickly settled into a rhythm and definitely …

Red Sox exec Lucchino issues statement on stepping down

Sunday, August 2, 2015

BOSTON – Larry Lucchino, who is stepping down as president and CEO of the Boston Red Sox, said “the end of the year is a good time for this change.” Lucchino, 69, was part of the ownership group that purchased the Red Sox in 2002. Boston won the …

RHP Porcello goes on DL; newly acquired RHP Cook recalled

Sunday, August 2, 2015

BOSTON – The Red Sox placed struggling right-hander Rick Porcello on the 15-day disabled list because of soreness in his right triceps. To fill his spot on the roster, Boston added newly acquired right-handed reliever Ryan Cook. Manager John Farrell said Sunday the Red Sox initially thought of …

Cabrera’s double in eighth helps Rays to 4-3 win over Red Sox

Sunday, August 2, 2015

BOSTON – Junichi Tazawa showed Asdrubal Cabrera the same pitch once too often. Cabrera had a game-tying RBI double and scored on James Loney’s single in the eighth inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays avoided a three-game sweep …

Lucchino stepping down from position with Red Sox

Sunday, August 2, 2015

BOSTON – Larry Lucchino is stepping down as president and CEO of the Boston Red Sox at the end of this season. Team spokesman Kevin Gregg said Saturday night in an email that Lucchino hopes to remain with …

Shaw’s big day carries Red Sox past Rays, 11-7

Sunday, August 2, 2015

BOSTON – Travis Shaw’s teammates teased him about going for the cycle in his last at-bat. He finished with an even better hit by belting his second homer of the day. Shaw hit his first two major league …

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 …