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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Craig Breslow delivers against the Cleveland Indians during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Kluber pitches eight shutout innings as Indians beat Red Sox, 2-0

Sunday, October 4, 2015

CLEVELAND – Boston Red Sox Interim Manager Torey Lovullo has one goal heading into the final day of the regular season. “We certainly don’t want to finish in last place (in the American League East),” he said. Boston fell into the division cellar on Saturday night, managing three hits off reigning Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber in a 2-0 loss to the Cleveland Indians. The Red Sox are 78-83 with one game to play, while Tampa Bay is 79-82. Boston must beat Cleveland and have the Rays lose to Toronto in order to tie for fourth place in the five-team division. “We want to …

Owens hit hard as Red Sox lose to Indians, assuring a sub-.500 season

Saturday, October 3, 2015

CLEVELAND – Josh Tomlin pitched into the seventh inning and Carlos Santana drove in three runs with a bases-loaded double, leading the Cleveland Indians to an 8-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night. Tomlin (7-2) made one mistake – a two-run homer by David Ortiz in the fourth – in …

Yankees top Red Sox, 4-1, to clinch playoff spot after two-year absence

Friday, October 2, 2015

NEW YORK – The next generation of New York Yankees will have a chance to make their mark in the playoffs. Ending a rare two-year absence from the postseason, the Yankees clinched a wild-card berth with three games to spare by beating the Boston Red Sox, 4-1, Thursday night for the franchise’s 10,000th …

Ortiz hits career homer No. 495; Red Sox beat Yankees, 4-3

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

BOSTON – The big numbers are atop the Green Monster for everyone to see. It was only fitting that David Ortiz’s homer sliced toward a milestone that many are coming to see in a lost season for the …

Ortiz passes Gehrig on HR chart, but Red Sox lose 5-4 to Mets

Sunday, August 30, 2015

NEW YORK – David Ortiz got a good, close-up look at the New York Mets’ young rotation this weekend and was impressed. The Boston slugger left his own impression, too. Ortiz lined his 494th home run and moved …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Swihart hits inside-the-park HR in 10th, Bosox end Mets’ run

Saturday, August 29, 2015

NEW YORK – Blake Swihart hit an inside-the-park home run in the 10th inning and the Boston Red Sox stopped the New York Mets’ seven-game winning streak, holding on for a 6-4 victory Friday night. The Red Sox, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Castillo’s 5 RBI lead Kelly, Red Sox over White Sox

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

CHICAGO – Rusney Castillo homered and drove in a career-high five runs, Joe Kelly won his fifth straight outing and the Boston Red Sox beat the Chicago White Sox, 5-4, on Monday night. Kelly (7-6) allowed five hits …

Specter of 38 Studios looms over PawSox stadium proposal

Monday, August 24, 2015

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – As the owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox make their case for their push to move the team to Providence, one name comes up over and over: 38 Studios. The shadow of the bad video game company deal has loomed over the stadium proposal for …

Closer Tazawa gives up 4 in ninth as Red Sox fall 8-6 to KC

Monday, August 24, 2015

BOSTON – Boston’s Junichi Tazawa found out the hard way that life as a closer can have its lousy days. Tazawa gave up four runs and six hits in the ninth inning as the Kansas City Royals rallied …