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FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2015, file photo, Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell watches action during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park in Boston. The Boston Red Sox said Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, Farrell will be back next season after leaving the team to undergo cancer treatment. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)

Red Sox announce Farrell will be back as manager next season

Monday, October 5, 2015

CLEVELAND – John Farrell was forced to step away from the Red Sox because of cancer. He will return as their manager in 2016, an announcement that ends Boston’s second straight troubling season on an uplifting note. The club said Sunday that Farrell, who recently completed his final course of chemotherapy for non-Hodgkins lymphoma, will be back next season. Boston …

Red Sox finish season, Orsillo’s tenure with 3-1 loss to Indians

Monday, October 5, 2015

CLEVELAND – They finished in last place again, way out of playoff contention. The Red Sox were never really in the race. And yet, as the 2015 season ended long before New England’s trees burst with color, the future didn’t look so bleak in Boston. “I’m proud of what we did here,” Interim …

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 …

Owens tagged in Boston’s 13-8 loss to New York

Thursday, September 3, 2015

BOSTON – The Red Sox starters were due for a bad outing. And rookie lefty Henry Owens had a real bad one. Owens was tagged for seven runs in just 1.2 innings in the New York Yankees’ 13-8 …

Resurgent Porcello strikes out 13 Yankees but takes the loss

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

BOSTON – Rick Porcello wasn’t celebrating after striking out 13 in his strongest start of the season. The New York Yankees capitalized on the few mistakes Porcello did make and rallied to beat the Boston Red Sox, 3-1, …

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 …