- Yankees beat Red Sox 6-4, ending Boston's win streak at 11
September 28, 201612:21 AM ET
NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Sanchez is hitting home runs at a record pace for a rookie.The catcher connected for a two-run homer off David Price in the first inning, and the New York Yankees beat the Red Sox 6-4 Tuesday night to end Boston's 11-game winning streak and delay its AL East title celebration.
- Pedroia's baserunning helps Red Sox beat Rays 3-2 in 10
September 25, 20166:36 PM ET
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Dustin Pedroia turned what looked like a sure out into the go-ahead run.Pedroia used nifty baserunning to score from first base on David Ortiz's double in the 10th inning and the AL East-leading Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Sunday for their 11th consecutive win.
- Red Sox clinch playoff berth as Porcello wins 22nd
September 25, 201610:47 AM ET
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — With the complicated math of baseball in the wild-card era, players in the Boston clubhouse were unaware the Red Sox are playoff bound.Dustin Pedroia hit his fourth career grand slam to help Rick Porcello get his major league-leading 22nd win, and the Red Sox clinched a playoff berth by beating the Tampa Bay Rays 6-4 Saturday night for their 10th consecutive win.
- David Ortiz hits 2-run homer, Red Sox beat Rays 2-1
September 23, 201611:37 PM ET
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Boston's clubhouse was buzzing about David Ortiz's high-and-deep homer in the first inning, a drive that provided the winning margin as the Red Sox moved close to a postseason berth in the slugger's final season.Ortiz hit a two-run shot to set the RBIs record for a player in his final year, and the AL East-leading Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 on Friday night for their ninth straight win.
- Price earns 17th win as Red Sox beat Orioles 5-3 for sweep
September 22, 201611:31 PM ET
BALTIMORE (AP) — As the Boston Red Sox steamroll their way toward the AL East crown, the Baltimore Orioles have turned their full attention toward the wild card race.David Price won his eighth straight decision, Hanley Ramirez homered and the Red Sox completed a four-game sweep of the sinking Orioles with a 5-3 victory Thursday night.
- Red Sox use 5 unearned runs to beat skidding Orioles 5-1
September 21, 201611:08 PM ET
BALTIMORE (AP) — It's tough enough to beat the Boston Red Sox these days. Give them an extra out to work with, and the task becomes even more difficult.Boston scored five unearned runs in the sixth inning after a throwing error by first baseman Chris Davis and rolled to a 5-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles 5-1 on Wednesday night.
- Ortiz, Bradley HRs carry surging Red Sox past Orioles 5-2
September 21, 20161:51 AM ET
BALTIMORE (AP) — With 40-year-old David Ortiz leading the way, the Boston Red Sox are putting substantial distance between themselves and their pursuers in the AL East.Ortiz broke open a tight game with a three-run homer in the seventh inning, and Boston beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 Tuesday night for its sixth straight victory.
- Porcello wins 21st, Red Sox use 2 HRs to beat Orioles 5-2
September 19, 201610:45 PM ET
BALTIMORE (AP) — Rick Porcello and the Boston Red Sox appear poised to extend their late-season charge deep into October.Porcello pitched a four-hitter for his major league-high 21st victory, David Ortiz and Mookie Betts hit two-run homers and Boston beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 on Monday night to pad its lead in the AL East.
- Ramirez hits 2 HRs; Red Sox complete sweep of Yankees, 5-4
September 19, 201612:47 AM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Hanley Ramirez couldn't hold back a smile when asked if he's hot yet.Ramirez homered twice and drove in four runs to rally the Boston Red Sox over New York 5-4 on Sunday night, completing a four-game sweep that severely diminished the Yankees' chances of winning the AL East.
- Bogaerts, Betts help Red Sox rally past Yankees 6-5
September 18, 201612:53 AM ET
BOSTON (AP) — With the potential tying run on third base, Mookie Betts wanted to get the ball in the air. It didn't matter given the good bounces the Boston Red Sox were getting.Xander Bogaerts hit a two-run homer and drove in three runs, Betts had the tying single before scoring the go-ahead run and the Red Sox beat the Yankees 6-5 Saturday for their third straight win over New York.
- Ramirez homers again, Red Sox beat Yankees 7-4
September 17, 20162:49 AM ET
BOSTON (AP) — It wasn't as timely as the one the night before, but don't ask Hanley Ramirez which home run was better."Both of them," the Red Sox first baseman said with a laugh after he homered for the second straight game — and for the second straight game helped Boston beat the rival New York Yankees.
- Ramirez's homer caps five-run 9th, Red Sox beat Yankees 7-5
September 16, 20163:13 AM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Mookie Betts said it was his greatest moment in baseball. David Price told Hanley Ramirez the same thing."It's an honor," Ramirez said after hitting a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning to finish off a five-run rally that gave the Boston Red Sox a 7-5 victory over the New York Yankees on Thursday night.
- Ortiz hits 537th homer, passes Mantle for 17th place
September 15, 201610:22 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has hit his 537th home run, moving past Mickey Mantle for 17th on baseball's career list.Ortiz, who says this will be his final season, homered into the center-field bleachers Thursday night at Fenway Park against New York Yankees reliever Adam Warren in the eighth inning to cut Boston's deficit to 5-2.
- Orioles beat Red Sox 1-0, pull within game of 1st place
September 14, 201611:49 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Mark Trumbo gave the Baltimore Orioles another mighty home run, and Kevin Gausman took it from there.Trumbo hit his major league-leading 42nd home run, Gausman outpitched Rick Porcello over eight innings and the Orioles pulled within a game of AL East-leading Boston with a 1-0 win over the Red Sox on Wednesday night.
- Hardy, Reimold power Orioles to 6-3 victory over Red Sox
September 14, 201612:13 AM ET
BOSTON (AP) — One night after being embarrassed in the series opener, Baltimore overpowered Boston this time and preserved the jumble of teams contending for the AL East.J.J. Hardy hit a three-run homer and Nolan Reimold added a two-run shot later in the second as Baltimore beat Boston 6-3 Tuesday night and pulled within two games of the division-leading Red Sox.