Hi 64° | Lo 42°
Boston Red Sox
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 …

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 …

Perez hits 3-run homer, Royals end Boston’s 4-game win streak

Sunday, August 23, 2015

BOSTON – Salvador Perez hit a three-run homer, Yordano Ventura pitched six effective innings and the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals beat the Red Sox, 6-3, Saturday night, ending Boston’s four-game winning streak. Kendrys Morales added a two-run …

Red Sox pound Cueto while Owens shines in 7-2 victory

Saturday, August 22, 2015

BOSTON – Red Sox rookie Henry Owens exceeded all expectations in his fourth major league start. Owens allowed four hits in eight innings in the longest appearance of his young career, overcoming an ominous beginning while helping the …

Miley, Red Sox end Royals’ five-game winning streak

Friday, August 21, 2015

BOSTON – Travis Shaw and Jackie Bradley Jr. are making the most of their late-season tryout. Shaw had a pair of hits and Bradley laced an RBI triple to right on Thursday night to help the Boston Red …

Dombrowski makes entrance with Red Sox, says he won’t ‘blow up’ the team

Thursday, August 20, 2015

BOSTON – New Red Sox President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski thought enough of the team to pick Boston over other suitors. Now he’s going to spend the next six weeks trying to figure out what’s worth keeping …

Ortiz’s 492nd among four Red Sox home runs in 6-4 win over Indians

Thursday, August 20, 2015

BOSTON – David Ortiz hit his 492nd career homer, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Ryan Hanigan connected on consecutive pitches, and Joe Kelly went six strong innings to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 6-4 win over the …

Red Sox hire Dombrowski as president; GM Cherington is out

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

BOSTON – On their way to a third last-place finish in four seasons, the Boston Red Sox shook up their front office on Tuesday night by hiring Dave Dombrowski as the new president of baseball operations and saying …

Shaw goes 4-for-4 as Red Sox rout Indians, 9-1

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

BOSTON – The Boston Red Sox continued a minor resurgence as owner John Henry made a major shake-up in the front office. The Red Sox routed the Cleveland Indians, 9-1, on Tuesday night, a victory that was overshadowed …

Francona to accompany longtime friend Farrell for treatment

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

BOSTON – Cleveland Manager Terry Francona didn’t hesitate when he was on the phone with Red Sox Manager John Farrell and heard when his longtime friend was going to start chemotherapy treatment for lymphoma. Francona knew he wanted …

Indians’ Salazar cools down Boston’s bats in 8-2 win

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

BOSTON – Danny Salazar had a simple explanation for why he’s on a strong run. He’s stopped trying to overpower hitters. Now, he knows how to pitch. Salazar pitched seven strong innings to cool off Boston’s hot bats, …

Red Sox rally but fall in 12th to Mariners, 10-8

Sunday, August 16, 2015

BOSTON – It didn’t take long for interim Manager Torey Lovullo to get second guessed. He had to answer why David Ortiz was still on second base with the Red Sox trailing by a run and the bases …