- lannetta's double in 9th lifts Angels over Bosox
August 19, 201410:51 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Chris Iannetta hit his second double of the game, a tiebreaking drive in the ninth inning off Red Sox closer Koji Uehara that sent the Los Angeles Angels over Boston 4-3 on Tuesday night.Brennan Boesch had a ground-rule double with two outs off Uehara (5-3) for the Angels' first hit since the fourth. Iannetta then lined a double off the left-field wall, just above the leap of Daniel Nava.
- Angels beat Red Sox 4-2 to extend AL West lead
August 18, 201410:48 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Mike Trout and Albert Pujols hit consecutive RBI doubles, and the Los Angeles Angels extended their AL West lead with a 4-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night.It was the fifth win in six games for the Angels, who moved a half-game ahead of idle Oakland.
- Altuve's slam lifts Astros over Red Sox
August 17, 20145:30 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve hit his first grand slam after Boston shortstop Xander Bogaerts made a mental gaffe on a play that would have ended an inning Sunday, carrying the Houston Astros to an 8-1 victory over the Red Sox.Altuve, who leads the majors in hits, went 4 for 5, raising his hit total to 173 and majors' best average to .339 as the Astros completed a split of the four-game series.
- Ortiz's 2 HRs, 6 RBIs power Red Sox over Astros
August 16, 201411:18 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — David Ortiz hit a pair of two-run homers, including his 400th in a Red Sox uniform, and drove in a career high-tying six runs to power Boston past the Houston Astros 10-7 Saturday night.Big Papi joined Hall of Famers Ted Williams and Carl Yastrzemski as the only players to hit 400 homers while playing with the Red Sox. Ortiz did it with his shot into the first row of the center-field seats in the third inning.
- Astros rally for 5-3 win over Red Sox in 10
August 15, 201411:29 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Jake Marisnick hit a two-run double with two outs in the 10th inning Friday night and Houston rallied for a 5-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox, giving the Astros their first win in nine games at Fenway Park.With their 51st win of the season, the Astros matched last year's total.
- Big inning carries Red Sox to 9-4 win over Astros
August 14, 201410:54 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Dustin Pedroia's two-run double capped a seven-run sixth inning Thursday night that sent the Boston Red Sox to their fourth straight win, 9-4 over the Houston Astros.Pedroia finished with three hits, Daniel Nava had two doubles and David Ortiz added two singles as the Red Sox improved to 8-0 at Fenway Park against the Astros.
- Clemens: No regrets, no control over Cooperstown
August 14, 20147:24 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Roger Clemens took advantage of his induction into the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame to throw batting practice to two of his sons on the field at Fenway Park. Then, it was off to Chicago to see another son play in a high school All-America game at Wrigley Field.But at no point in his busy schedule, the seven-time Cy Young winner said, does he spend any time worrying about whether he will eventually gain election to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.
- Napoli homer lifts Red Sox to 5-4 win over Reds
August 13, 20143:44 PM ET
CINCINNATI (AP) — Mike Napoli hit a two-run homer and drove in three runs to help the Boston Red Sox wrap up their first winning road trip of more than three games this season with a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday.Right-hander Anthony Ranaudo became the first Boston rookie to start his career 2-0 since Justin Masterson won his first three in 2008 and the Red Sox finished their eight-game trip with five wins.
- Cespedes' homer lifts Red Sox to 3-2 win over Reds
August 12, 201411:19 PM ET
CINCINNATI (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes hit a two-run home run in the eighth inning, lifting the Boston Red Sox to a 3-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.One pitch after ducking away from Jonathan Broxton's high-and-inside fastball, Cespedes launched a no-doubt, 433-foot drive to center field with two outs and Brock Holt on second base to give Boston back-to-back victories for the first time since a five-game winning streak from July 13-20.
- Cespedes' HR puts weary Red Sox past Angels 3-1
August 10, 20148:05 PM ET
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes and the Boston Red Sox rebounded from an exhausting 19-inning loss with an energizing victory.Cespedes hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning, Rubby De La Rosa pitched five-hit ball into the eighth and the Red Sox won their first series in three weeks with a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday.
- Pujols' HR in 19th lifts Angels over Red Sox 5-4
August 10, 20144:27 AM ET
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — After the Los Angeles Angels stranded 16 runners through 18 innings — including nine in scoring position — Albert Pujols provided the biggest blow with no one on.Pujols homered leading off the 19th inning, and the Angels outlasted the Boston Red Sox 5-4 on Saturday night in the longest game in the major leagues this season.
- Napoli's HR helps Bosox beat Weaver, Angels 4-2
August 9, 20141:23 AM ET
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Napoli homered against former batterymate Jered Weaver and Yoenis Cespedes hit a two-run double, leading the Boston Red Sox to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.Allen Webster (2-1) allowed two runs and four hits over 6 2-3 innings in his third start since getting recalled from Triple-A on July 26, when Jake Peavy was traded to San Francisco. The right-hander struck out three, walked two and hit two batters.
- Cardinals use Wainwright to beat Red Sox 5-2
August 7, 201411:42 PM ET
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright recovered from a shaky start to earn his 14th win, tying for the major league lead, and rookie Kolten Wong homered twice to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night.Jhonny Peralta's two-run double keyed a three-run first off Brandon Workman and Wong had his first multihomer game. The Cardinals took two of three from their stripped-down opponents, who beat them in the World Series last fall but are in last place in the AL East.
- Red Sox edge Cardinals 2-1
August 7, 20141:26 AM ET
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Xander Bogaerts drove in both runs, including a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the ninth inning, as the Boston Red Sox beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 on Wednesday night.The matchup of Shelby Miller and Joe Kelly, former teammates who were each other's best man at their weddings, was a high quality draw that brought out their best. Each allowed a run in seven innings.
- Jay lifts Cardinals to 3-2 win over Red Sox
August 5, 201411:31 PM ET
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jon Jay hit an RBI single with two outs in the eighth inning to break a tie and lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-2 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.The Cardinals won their third in a row and fourth in the last five. Boston has lost three in a row.