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Boston Red Sox's Brock Holt tips his cap after a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves at Fenway Park Tuesday, June 16, 2015, in Boston. Holt hit for the cycle (a single, double, triple and homer) in the baseball game. The Red Sox won 9-4. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Rookies Bryant, Pederson make All-Star team; A-Rod left out

Monday, July 6, 2015

Boston’s Brock Holt is headed to MLB’s All-Star Game, and teammate Xander Bogaerts may be joining him. Holt was selected by American League Manager Ned Yost, while Bogaerts is among five players up for voting by fans for the final spot. It’s the first All-Star nod for Holt, who is hitting .295 with 30 runs scored, 15 doubles, four triples, two homers, 21 RBI, five steals and 30 walks in 66 games. The 27-year-old has started at every position except pitcher and catcher. Bogaerts, 22, is hitting .302 and leads AL shortstops in hits (89), doubles (18), RBI (37) and slugging percentage (.414). Fans can …

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 …

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 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 …

Napoli blasts two home runs in Boston’s 8-3 win over Angels

Sunday, May 24, 2015

BOSTON – Mike Napoli’s timing at the plate returned at the perfect time for the struggling Boston Red Sox. Napoli smacked two homers and drove in three runs, Steven Wright pitched six-plus solid innings and the Red Sox …

Reeling Red Sox pounded by Angels, 12-5

Saturday, May 23, 2015

BOSTON – It only took one bad inning for the Boston Red Sox to lose control of the game. After twice taking the lead, the Red Sox gave up nine runs in the fifth inning and never recovered …

Rangers’ Rodriguez keeps Red Sox bats quiet in 3-1 win

Friday, May 22, 2015

BOSTON – Wandy Rodriguez’s plan worked very well. He simply kept Boston’s struggling hitters confused. Rodriguez pitched 6.2 solid innings, Mitch Moreland hit a solo homer and drove in two runs, and the Texas Rangers beat the Red …

Red Sox strand 12 in 2-1 loss to Rangers

Thursday, May 21, 2015

BOSTON – The Boston Red Sox had the Texas Rangers’ outfielders chasing balls all around Fenway Park. The problem was they were catching them. The Red Sox stranded 12 baserunners, including leaving the bases full in the sixth …

Agency head to meet with Lucchino after PawSox owner’s death

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The chairman of the state agency responsible for the land on which the Pawtucket Red Sox want to build a stadium is meeting with co-owner Larry Lucchino following the sudden death of principal owner James …

Ortiz, Napoli homer as Red Sox top Rangers, 4-3

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

BOSTON – Mike Napoli found a flaw in his swing on the cross-country flight after his difficult road trip. Then he sent a liner soaring into the left-field seats. Napoli watched video while flying from Seattle on Sunday …

Red Sox can’t get to Paxton, lose 5-0 to Mariners

Sunday, May 17, 2015

SEATTLE – The Red Sox could not solve James Paxton, leaving Boston with a four-game split against the Seattle Mariners. Paxton stretched his scoreless streak to a career-best 20 innings yesterday in a 5-0 victory over Boston, which …

Ortiz, Sandoval power Red Sox past King Felix, Mariners, 4-2

Sunday, May 17, 2015

SEATTLE – David Ortiz and Pablo Sandoval each homered as the Boston Red Sox beat the Seattle Mariners, 4-2, last night. Seattle ace Felix Hernandez (6-1) uncharacteristically struggled, losing for the first time since Sept. 23, 2014. He …

Red Sox put RHP Masterson on DL, recall LHP Ross

Friday, May 15, 2015

BOSTON – The Boston Red Sox placed right-handed starter Justin Masterson on the 15-day disabled list and recalled left-handed reliever Robbie Ross Jr. The Red Sox said yesterday that the struggling Masterson has right shoulder tendinitis. In seven …

Boston plans to place struggling righty Masterson on DL

Thursday, May 14, 2015

OAKLAND, Calif. – The Boston Red Sox plan to place right-hander Justin Masterson on the disabled list today after he struggled with velocity in his last two starts. Manager John Farrell made the announcement about Masterson’s arm fatigue …

Wade Miley outduels Sonny Gray as Red Sox beat A’s, 2-0

Thursday, May 14, 2015

OAKLAND, Calif. – Somehow, Wade Miley pulled off escape acts all afternoon. “Houdini,” the Red Sox starter said with a smile. Miley dueled with Athletics ace Sonny Gray and worked out of jams to end a three-start skid …