- Red Sox 2B Pedroia has left knee surgery
October 13, 20162:45 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia has had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee.Boston said Wednesday the procedure, a partial medial meniscectomy and chondroplasty, was successful and he is expected to be ready for spring training.
- Dombrowski: Farrell will be back as Red Sox manager in 2017
October 11, 20164:41 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Dave Dombrowski was on his way to a news conference to discuss the end of the Boston Red Sox season when he passed manager John Farrell, who had just finished meeting the media.Seemed like as good a time as any to tell Farrell he still has a job.
- No big hits left for Big Papi as Red Sox swept from playoffs
October 11, 20161:02 AM ET
BOSTON (AP) — David Ortiz didn't want it to end.With his team trailing the Cleveland Indians by two runs in Game 3 of the AL Division Series, Boston's biggest star trotted to first base after an eighth-inning walk Monday night and turned toward the Red Sox fans who had cheered him through so many memorable moments for 14 seasons.
- Indians top Ortiz, Red Sox 4-3, complete sweep, reach ALCS
October 11, 201612:22 AM ET
BOSTON (AP) — The ball settled into the right fielder's glove, the Cleveland Indians poured onto the diamond and the Fenway fans fell silent.Then, slowly from the crowd rose a chant of "Pa-pi!"
- Game 3 of Indians-Red Sox ALDS rained out, will play Monday
October 9, 20164:13 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Josh Tomlin is just fine waiting another day to make his postseason debut.The Indians right-hander said he was treating Sunday as a regular off-day after rain washed out Game 3 of Cleveland's AL Division Series against Boston. But instead of building on the success from the 2-0 lead in the best-of-five series, he will take the mound after both teams had extra rest.
- Kluber, Indians blank Red Sox 6-0, take 2-0 ALDS lead
October 7, 20169:12 PM ET
CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber didn't show a speck of rust. Well-rested and ready for the biggest start of his career, he wasn't going to let the Indians lose any momentum.Cleveland's on some kind of roll.
- Indians hit 3 homers off Porcello, top Red Sox 5-4 in opener
October 7, 20161:03 AM ET
CLEVELAND (AP) — Boom! Bang! Pow! Nine pitches, three homers, one devastating inning.Back in October's spotlight, the Cleveland Indians rocked Rick Porcello for three long balls in the third inning in their AL Division Series opener. Francisco Lindor's homer capped the rampage off the 22-game winner, and the Indians held on to beat the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Thursday night.
- Memory lane: Francona faces past as Indians meet Red Sox
October 5, 20167:42 PM ET
CLEVELAND (AP) — When Terry Francona looks across the diamond at Boston's dugout, the Indians manager will have emotions to suppress. It won't be easy.He's got friends over there — one of his closest in manager John Farrell — and strong personal attachments with players like David Ortiz and Dustin Pedroia. Under normal circumstances, Francona would be wishing them the best.
- Farrell confident in pitching staff heading into postseason
October 4, 20166:18 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox manager John Farrell is in no hurry to finalize his postseason roster and pitching staff for Boston's American League Division Series against Cleveland.He has until Thursday morning and he plans on taking every minute he can before then to mull it over.
- Blue Jays clinch playoff berth, beat Red Sox 2-1
October 2, 20168:22 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Aaron Sanchez said he didn't know — and didn't care — that the Blue Jays had already clinched a spot in baseball's postseason.Toronto still had a chance to host the AL wild-card game, and Sanchez wanted the win.
- Farrell says Porcello will start Game 1, then Price
October 2, 20165:08 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell says 22-game winner Rick Porcello will start Game 1 of the AL Division Series against the Cleveland Indians, followed by David Price.Farrell says he has not decided the order for the rest of the games. The other starters are expected to be Clay Buchholz and Eduardo Rodriguez.
- Blue Jays beat Red Sox 4-3, move up in wild-card race
October 2, 20161:12 AM ET
BOSTON (AP) — The Blue Jays almost balked away a pivotal game in their postseason chase.With Toronto leading in the eighth inning thanks to another strong start from 20-game winner J.A. Happ, Roberto Osuna balked in the tying run. But Ezequiel Carrera delivered a sacrifice fly in the ninth, and Toronto beat Boston 4-3 on Saturday night to move into a tie with Baltimore for the top spot in the AL wild-card race.
- Ortiz delivers another HR, Red Sox beat Blue Jays 5-3
October 1, 201612:36 AM ET
BOSTON (AP) — David Ortiz isn't quite finished with the late-inning heroics.The soon-to-retire Red Sox slugger opened his final weekend with yet another game-winning homer, lining a two-run shot into the right-field stands to break a seventh-inning tie and help Boston beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-3 on Friday night.
- Yankees eliminated despite Sabathia's 5-1 win over Red Sox
September 30, 201612:14 AM ET
NEW YORK (AP) — Starlin Castro was at the plate in the bottom of the seventh inning Thursday night when Baltimore finished a 4-0 win at Toronto, eliminating the Yankees from postseason contention.Knowing New York had failed to reach the playoffs for the third time in four years, the mind of Yankees manager Joe Girardi immediately shifted attention to 2017. He removed CC Sabathia after one more batter and pinch ran for Brett Gardner in the eighth when Girardi didn't like the way the speedy outfielder was running.
- Teixeira hits game-winning slam, Yankees stun Red Sox 5-3
September 29, 20161:27 AM ET
NEW YORK (AP) — His playing days dwindling, Mark Teixeira gave himself a moment to savor Wednesday night and rescued the New York Yankees in the process.Teixeira hit a game-winning grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Yankees staved off playoff elimination at the last possible instant with a 5-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox.