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Boston Red Sox's Hanley Ramirez hits a two-run home run in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros at Fenway Park, Sunday, July 5, 2015, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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 Sunday. “I was sitting on a changeup. I was still in front, but put a good follow-through,” he said, adding he’d hit “a couple” of home runs in similar fashion. “Not a lot, but I’ve done it before,” he said. Ramirez hooked a low pitch into the first row of the Green Monster seats against Tony Sipp (2-4) after David Ortiz walked. Ryan Hanigan and Pablo Sandoval …

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 with a 6-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday. Mookie Betts drove in three …

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 Boston Red Sox on Friday night for their fifth straight win. Jose Altuve had three …

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. …

Rangers’ Gonzalez takes no-hitter into 6th, beats Red Sox, 8-0

Sunday, May 31, 2015

ARLINGTON, Texas – Chi Chi Gonzalez took a no-hitter into the sixth inning of his major league debut and preserved the shutout with some smart fielding, leading the Texas Rangers to an 8-0 victory over the Boston Red …

Hamilton’s homers help Rangers to 7-4 win over Red Sox

Saturday, May 30, 2015

ARLINGTON, Texas – Josh Hamilton homered in his first two at-bats, his first homers since he belatedly began his major league season this week back with Texas, helping the Rangers beat the Boston Red Sox, 7-4, last night. …

Slumping slugger Ortiz getting break from Red Sox lineup

Friday, May 29, 2015

ARLINGTON, Texas – Struggling slugger David Ortiz is getting a break from the Boston Red Sox lineup. Ortiz wasn’t in the lineup for last night’s series opener at Texas, following a five-game stretch when he had only one …

Red Sox lefty Rodriguez wins major league debut, 5-1 at Texas

Friday, May 29, 2015

ARLINGTON, Texas – Eduardo Rodriguez went to bed and dreamed about his major league debut after the Boston Red Sox arrived in Texas. The real thing last night was even better for the 22-year-old left-hander. Rodriguez threw 7.2 …

Pedroia’s power not enough for Red Sox in 6-4 loss to Twins

Thursday, May 28, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS – Given an early two-run lead by Dustin Pedroia, Red Sox starter Rick Porcello was trying to provide a shutdown inning. Porcello walked Aaron Hicks with one out. And it led to a big inning for the …

Pelfrey pitches Twins past Red Sox, 2-1

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS – Mike Pelfrey was sharp for seven innings, Trevor Plouffe and Kurt Suzuki hit back-to-back RBI doubles in the first inning, and the Minnesota Twins held on to beat the Boston Red Sox, 2-1, last night. After rain delayed the game’s first pitch for 1 hour, 21 …

Twins ride sharp Nolasco to 7-2 win over Red Sox

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS – It’s been a rocky season and a quarter for Ricky Nolasco since he joined the Minnesota Twins. The weight of a four-year, $49 million contract proved too much to bear in his first season, and his …

Napoli homers again, drives in 4 as Red Sox beat Angels, 6-1

Monday, May 25, 2015

BOSTON – Mike Napoli might want to find that child that autographed his bat a couple of days ago and have him sign a few more. Napoli hit his fourth homer of the series – all with a …

Napoli puts a hurt on his former team

Monday, May 25, 2015

NAPOLI’S BIG SERIES Boston’s Mike Napoli put up impressive numbers in the three-game series against the Los Angeles Angels: 5-for-9 (.556 average), 4 HR, 1 2B, 5 R, 8 RBI …