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Boston Red Sox' Mookie Betts hits a solo home run off New York Mets relief pitcher Hansel Robles in the seventh inning of a baseball game at Citi Field on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

Kelly wins 6th straight start, pitches Red Sox past Mets, 3-1

Saturday, August 29, 2015

NEW YORK – In one month, Joe Kelly has gone from total disappointment to the top of the rotation. Kelly won his sixth straight outing, recovering nicely from a rocky start to outpitch Jacob deGrom and lead the Boston Red Sox over the New York Mets, 3-1, Saturday. “It’s been a big point of emphasis that no matter what team …

Woman hit by foul ball behind home plate sues Red Sox owner

Saturday, August 29, 2015

BOSTON – A fan struck by a foul ball that went behind home plate last year during a Boston Red Sox game at Fenway Park sued the team’s principal owner. Brookline, Mass., resident Stephanie Taubin said in her lawsuit filed Wednesday against John Henry that she was above home plate in the EMC Club on June 17, 2014, when a ball came through …

Boston RHP Buchholz done for year; health key to 2016 option

Saturday, August 29, 2015

NEW YORK – Boston pitcher Clay Buchholz is done for the season because of a strained flexor muscle in his right elbow, and his health is the key to whether the Red Sox pick up the option on his 2016 contract. The 31-year-old Buchholz hasn’t pitched since the All-Star break. He’s on the 60-day disabled list and has been cleared to resume throwing …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Red Sox rock Sale, win 8-2 to salvage final game of series

Friday, July 31, 2015

BOSTON – Steven Wright and the slumping Red Sox looked like a long shot against Chris Sale and the surging White Sox on Thursday night. Then Wright’s knuckleball came alive, Sale had his worst start since April, and …

Boston places CF Betts on 7-day concussion DL

Thursday, July 30, 2015

BOSTON – The Red Sox placed center fielder Mookie Betts on the seven-day disabled list Wednesday for a concussion after he tumbled into Boston’s bullpen attempting to make a catch a night earlier. To take his place on …

Porcello shelled as Red Sox lose third straight to red-hot White Sox, 9-2

Thursday, July 30, 2015

BOSTON – Rick Porcello and the Boston Red Sox continued their headfirst slide into the American League East cellar Wednesday night. Porcello, whose questionable headfirst dive into first base recorded the game’s first out, was booed off the …

White Sox blast Red Sox, 9-4; Betts injured while nearly making great catch

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

BOSTON – The Chicago White Sox hit two home runs, one needing a video replay and the other leaving someone in need of a new windshield. Jose Abreu and Geovany Soto homered and drove in three runs apiece …

Red Sox trade Victorino to Angels for Rutledge

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The Los Angeles Angels acquired veteran outfielder Shane Victorino and more than $3.8 million from the Boston Red Sox on Monday for infielder Josh Rutledge. The 34-year-old Victorino is a two-time World Series champion, a two-time All-Star and a four-time Gold Glove winner. He has spent the past …

Hall of Famer Martinez to have number ‘45’ retired at Fenway

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

BOSTON – Pedro Martinez’s Hall of Fame career took off in the late 1990s in a ballpark usually know for offensive numbers. From Ted Williams to Carl Yastrzemski to Jim Rice, the Boston Red Sox have retired numbers …