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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

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 innings in his first start since he was sidelined by a triceps injury, leading the Boston Red Sox to a 3-0 victory …

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 2016. O’Brien has teamed with Joe Castiglione on WEEI radio broadcasts for the past nine …

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 was a home run shy of hitting for the cycle. His two-out double sparked a …

Hall of Fame Ceremony glance

Sunday, July 26, 2015

When: Sunday, 1:30 p.m. Where: Cooperstown, N.Y. On TV: MLB Network Inductees: Pitcher Pedro Martinez (Dodgers 1992-93, Expos ’94-97, Red Sox ’98-04, Mets ’05-08, Phillies ’09), pitcher Randy Johnson (Expos ’88-89, Mariners ’89-98, Astros ’98, Diamondbacks ’99-04, ’07-08, Yankees ’05-06, Giants ’09), pitcher John Smoltz (Braves ’88-08, Red …

Ortiz, Red Sox hear boos in lackluster 5-1 loss to Tigers

Sunday, July 26, 2015

BOSTON – Not even David Ortiz was immune to Boston’s growing dissatisfaction with the bumbling Red Sox. Ortiz was one of several players to be the target of boos in the Detroit Tigers’ 5-1 victory Saturday that sent …

Bogaerts delivers Red Sox past Tigers to snap eight-game skid

Friday, July 24, 2015

BOSTON – After Rick Porcello did all he could against his former team, it came down to Xander Bogaerts to end nearly two weeks of misery for the Boston Red Sox. A jersey-tearing celebration ensued. Bogaerts’s single up …

Kelly gives up three homers as Red Sox lose to Astros for seventh straight setback

Thursday, July 23, 2015

HOUSTON – The Boston Red Sox lamented missed opportunities after their season-high-tying seventh straight loss on Wednesday night. Preston Tucker homered twice and drove in three runs and Evan Gattis added a solo shot to give the Houston …

Johnson loses debut as Red Sox drop sixth straight

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

HOUSTON – Struggling through a tough July, Houston designated hitter Chris Carter took the two games he missed with an ankle injury to regroup and refocus. And in his return Tuesday night he broke out of his slump …

Red Sox finally score, but lose again to Angels, 11-1, in first game of doubleheader

Monday, July 20, 2015

ANAHEIM, Calif. – The first rainout at Angel Stadium in 20 years did nothing to slow the Los Angeles Angels’ monthlong surge. If anything, the Angels picked up speed. Kole Calhoun and Albert Pujols homered during Los Angeles’s …

Angels rained out at home for first time since 1995, to play doubleheader with Red Sox

Sunday, July 19, 2015

ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Los Angeles Angels were rained out at home for the first time in 20 years Sunday, with heavy downpours forcing the postponement of their game against the Boston Red Sox. Los Angeles will host …

Red Sox shut out for second straight game

Sunday, July 19, 2015

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Garrett Richards pitched a two-hitter for his second career shutout, Kole Calhoun hit two homers and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Boston Red Sox, 3-0, Saturday night for their 13th victory in 16 games. …

Red Sox pitcher Kopech suspended 50 games for positive test

Thursday, July 16, 2015

NEW YORK – Boston Red Sox pitcher Michael Kopech was suspended for 50 games under baseball’s minor league drug program following a positive test for the banned stimulant Oxilofrine. Kopech, a 19-year-old right-hander, was taken by Boston in the first round of last year’s amateur draft with the …

Woman hit by foul ball during Red Sox-Yankees game is recovering

Monday, July 13, 2015

A woman hit by a foul ball at Fenway Park during Friday night’s Red Sox-New York Yankees game is recovering at home after getting three dozen stitches in her forehead. Stephanie Wapenski, a Red Sox fan from Massachusetts, was sitting along the third base line with her fiance, …

Ortiz-less Red Sox miss chance to gain on Yankees with 8-6 loss

Monday, July 13, 2015

BOSTON – David Ortiz was out sick when the Boston Red Sox were trying to gain some ground against their AL East rivals. Big Papi was out with a respiratory illness and the rest of his teammates didn’t …

Boston places RHP Buchholz on 15-day DL

Sunday, July 12, 2015

BOSTON – The Boston Red Sox placed right-hander Clay Buchholz on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right elbow. To take his place, the club selected left-hander Brian Johnson, a highly touted prospect, from Triple-A Pawtucket on Saturday. The 30-year-old Buchholz walked off after throwing a cutter …